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New York Times, Wednesday, May 13, 1959

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,589
Across Down
1. Famous British nurse. : CAVELL
7. Ecclesiastical linen. : AMICE
12. Beautiful statue that came to life. : GALATEA
13. One of the British Isles. : IRELAND
15. Outstanding. : EMINENT
16. French novelist. : COLETTE
17. Poetic reward. : MEED
18. Abhor. : DETEST
20. Mr. Dooley of song. : TOM
21. Underwater electronic device. : SONAR
23. Set of rules. : CODE
24. Sleuthing aid. : CLUE
25. Make believe: Colloq. : LETON
27. Island of the Cyclades. : THERA
28. Stocking: Fr. : BAS
31. Imitative. : MIMIC
33. Puerto ___. : RICAN
34. Former. : ONETIME
36. Period of industrial development. : IRONAGE
38. Academy Award winner. : NIVEN
39. Obtain an extension of. : RENEW
41. Incarnadine. : RED
42. Correct. : EMEND
43. Old-time instrument. : REBEC
45. Shortening. : LARD
46. Tiny bit. : ATOM
48. Very independent one: Slang. : LONER
52. Age: Ital. : ETA
53. Of the back. : DORSAL
55. Trickery. : WILE
56. Heartfelt. : SINCERE
58. Site of the Habima Theatre. : TELAVIV
60. Companionship. : SOCIETY
61. Repeat. : ITERATE
62. Canio's wife. : NEDDA
63. Pamper. : CODDLE
1. Gem in relief. : CAMEO
2. ___ to (not natural to). : ALIEN
3. Hun. : VANDAL
4. Summer, in Paris. : ETE
5. Furnish. : LEND
6. Inconsiderate guest. : LATECOMER
7. Sprang up. : AROSE
8. Mollify. : MELT
9. French island. : ILE
10. Addendum to a freight. : CATTLECAR
11. Retinue. : ENTOURAGE
12. Muffins. : GEMS
13. Frosted. : ICED
14. Humbled. : DEMEANED
19. Short for a girl's name. : TONI
22. Jog the memory. : REMIND
24. Do a gymnastic stunt. : CHIN
26. Dickens character. : TIM
27. Gardening tool. : TROWEL
28. Describing some sardines. : BONELESS
29. Disney's forte. : ANIMATION
30. Partition. : SEVERANCE
32. Of the movies. : CINEMATIC
35. Minister to. : TEND
37. Insurrectionist: Colloq. : REB
40. Aphrodite's offspring. : EROS
44. Contemporary playwright. : COWARD
46. Artery. : AORTA
47. Card. : TREY
49. Growing under snow. : NIVAL
50. Typewriter type. : ELITE
51. Dream: Fr. : REVE
53. Performance. : DEED
54. Mother of artemis. : LETO
57. Part of New Scotland Yard: Abbr. : CID
59. Conducted. : LED

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