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New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,594
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1. Ferret's relative. : POLECAT
8. Poem by Poe. : LENORE
14. Salad fruit. : AVOCADO
15. Famous chief of O. S. S. : DONOVAN
16. Israel's neighbor. : LEBANON
17. Colonial orator. : EVERETT
18. Charlie's friend Mortimer. : SNERD
19. Well-known locksmith. : YALE
21. Poinciana, for example. : TREE
22. Son of Odin. : TYR
24. Character in "Middlemarch." : GARTH
26. Market. : SALE
29. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
31. Got up. : AROSE
35. Metal: Poet. : ORE
36. Exact. : TRUE
37. Required size for any voting group. : QUORUM
38. Pakistan Prince at U. N. : ALYKHAN
40. Believe to be. : SUPPOSE
41. Gasoline, in Britain. : PETROL
42. South Korean notable. : RHEE
43. Actress Merriman. : NAN
44. Scornful expression. : SNEER
45. Actress Alice. : FAYE
46. Central American country: Abbr. : HOND
47. Deprive of weapons. : UNARM
49. Where to mail a letter: Abbr. : GPO
51. Baltic native. : LETT
54. Roman ___. : NOSE
56. Mechanical being. : ROBOT
60. Female warriors. : AMAZONS
62. Fictional doctor. : ZHIVAGO
64. Small, valuable object. : BIBELOT
65. Pharaoh of Exodus. : RAMESES
66. Firm. : STURDY
67. Accumulates. : AMASSES
1. Chums. : PALS
2. Part of a range. : OVEN
3. Ear ___. : LOBE
4. Game in which the king is high. : ECARTE
5. Fudge. : CANDY
6. Trouble. : ADO
7. Emmy's relative. : TONY
8. Romeo. : LOVER
9. Compass point. : ENE
10. Author of "The Meeting of East and West." : NORTHROP
11. Up to and including. : OVER
12. At any ___ (anyway). : RATE
13. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
15. Postponement. : DELAY
20. Pulitzer Prize novelist, 1958. : AGEE
23. Of the country. : RURAL
25. Mole color. : TAUPE
26. Lathers. : SOAPS
27. Author of "The Green Hat." : ARLEN
28. Island of the Philippines. : LEYTE
30. Go swiftly. : RUN
32. College town in Maine. : ORONO
33. Lazy ___. : SUSAN
34. Correct. : EMEND
36. Prickly shrub. : THORN
37. Character in "The Caine Mutiny." : QUEEG
39. Beethoven sonata. : KREUTZER
40. Fling. : SHY
42. Ovine animals. : RAMS
45. American poet. : FROST
46. Equine feet. : HOOVES
48. Bother. : ANNOY
50. ___ donna. : PRIMA
51. Physics workrooms. : LABS
52. Send out. : EMIT
53. Prohibition. : TABU
55. Old Testament book. : EZRA
57. Perchlike fish. : BASS
58. Pointed arch. : OGEE
59. Fling. : TOSS
61. Former. : OLD
63. Meat. : HAM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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