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New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1959

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,595
Across
1. Fresh-water fish. : CARP
5. Lace frill on a bodice. : JABOT
10. Search thoroughly. : COMB
14. Sweet scent. : ODOR
15. Become active. : AWAKE
16. Port of Samoa. : APIA
17. Little hellion. : IMPOFSATAN
19. Strip of wood. : LATH
20. Stretch out. : LIE
21. Harbor of Guam. : APRA
22. Straw mattress. : PALLET
24. Put in a supply of for sale. : STOCKED
26. Semiaquatic salamander. : NEWT
27. Weather prediction. : FAIR
28. Blew off the chaff. : WINNOWED
32. Emphatic refusal. : NOSIR
34. Noted educationist. : MANN
35. Gold: Span. : ORO
36. To ___ (every one). : AMAN
37. Juvenile sobriquet. : SONNY
38. Math course: Abbr. : TRIG
39. Coop up. : PEN
40. Playing card. : TREY
41. Petits fours. : CAKES
42. Held in affection. : ENDEARED
45. Adhesive substances. : GUMS
46. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
47. Harmony. : RAPPORT
50. Called on the phone. : RANGUP
53. Roman censor. : CATO
54. Adversary. : FOE
55. Seed covering. : ARIL
56. New York or San Francisco. : PORTOFCALL
59. ___ box. : JUKE
60. Arabian title. : EMEER
61. Soviet city. : OREL
62. Town in Iowa. : AMES
63. Exploits. : DEEDS
64. Western Indians. : OTOS
Down
1. Spirals of wire. : COILS
2. Concede as true. : ADMIT
3. Figuratively, a feeble union or tie. : ROPEOFSAND
4. Type of athlete: Colloq. : PRO
5. Canadian national park. : JASPER
6. Prize. : AWARD
7. Child, in the Philippines. : BATA
8. One of Gorki's rivers. : OKA
9. Nail size. : TENPENNY
10. ___ account (demand an explanation of). : CALLTO
11. Silica. : OPAL
12. Very small creature. : MITE
13. Coin of Thailand. : BAHT
18. Moslem mendicant. : FAKIR
23. Bristly fibers on grain. : AWN
25. Biblical fratricide. : CAIN
26. Featherheaded one. : NINNY
28. Decreased. : WANED
29. Exhibits in the Prado. : WORKSOFART
30. Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
31. Follows insidiously. : DOGS
32. Scruff. : NAPE
33. Foretoken. : OMEN
34. Customs. : MORES
37. Bound, as with adhesive tape. : STRAPPED
38. Drive down. : TAMP
41. ___ tea (favorite thing): Brit. colloq. : CUPOF
43. Under-par scores. : EAGLES
44. Father, in Arabia. : ABU
45. Relatives of crocs. : GATORS
47. Evaluated. : RATED
48. Contest at birling logs. : ROLEO
49. Divulges. : TELLS
50. East Indies prince. : RAJA
51. Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
52. Greek goddess. : NIKE
53. Canadian Indian. : CREE
57. Cockney's dwelling. : OME
58. Amorous sound. : COO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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