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New York Times, Thursday, May 21, 1959

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,597
Across Down
1. Highway sign. : STOP
5. Svelte. : SLIM
9. Decorations in U. N. building. : FLAGS
14. ___ Scotia. : NOVA
15. Closing chords. : CODA
16. Liquid measure. : LITRE
17. Political writer Herbert. : AGAR
18. Frankfurt's river. : ODER
19. For this alone: Lat. : ADHOC
20. Lively ghost. : POLTERGEIST
23. Frequently: Poet. : OFT
24. Malacca. : CANE
25. Chatters. : TATTLES
27. Hidalgo. : SENOR
30. Little fish. : SHINER
32. Reunion goers. : ALUMNI
34. Willing to follow advice. : AMENABLE
38. Berth. : SLIP
39. Rakes. : ROUES
41. Bird's crop. : CRAW
42. Begin. : SETABOUT
44. "___ out to the ball game . . . " : TAKEME
46. City on the Loire. : NANTES
48. Proprietor. : OWNER
49. Curtain raiser. : PLAYLET
52. Annapolis. : USNA
54. Antares' hue. : RED
55. Set a limit. : DRAWTHELINE
60. Candescent. : AGLOW
62. Musical refrain. : LALA
63. Fort ___. : KNOX
64. Hispaniola. : HAITI
65. Where the patella is. : KNEE
66. Heating vessel. : ETNA
67. V. P. Barkley. : ALBEN
68. Bondman. : SERF
69. Salon. : ROOM
1. Fillip. : SNAP
2. Region in Africa. : TOGO
3. Race course. : OVAL
4. Go in different directions. : PARTCOMPANY
5. Disdain. : SCORN
6. Small houses. : LODGES
7. French fancy. : IDEE
8. Living near the sea. : MARITIME
9. Squash. : FLATTEN
10. Cover. : LID
11. Town of N Massachusetts. : ATHOL
12. Composer of "Grand Canyon Suite." : GROFE
13. Divisions: Abbr. : SECTS
21. Make money. : EARN
22. Most logical. : SANEST
26. Railroad worker. : TRACKWALKER
27. Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
28. Mademoiselle. : ELLE
29. Night: Fr. : NUIT
31. Terre ___. : HAUTE
33. Laundry worker. : IRONER
35. British gun. : BREN
36. Gold-shot fabric. : LAME
37. Water pitcher. : EWER
40. Wins a debate. : OUTTALKS
43. McIntosh's cousin. : BALDWIN
45. First-rate. : AONE
47. Army caterer. : SUTLER
49. Capital city on the Moldau. : PRAHA
50. Juridic. : LEGAL
51. Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
53. HQ of World War II. : SHAEF
56. Dwindle. : WANE
57. Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
58. Emphatic denial. : NONO
59. Quiz. : EXAM
61. Inhabitant of: Suffix. : OTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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