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New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { B H J }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,617
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1. Declare to be true. : AVER
5. Combines into one sum. : ADDS
9. Sluggish. : INERT
14. Except. : SAVE
15. Magpie. : PIET
16. Native-born American with Japanese parents. : NISEI
17. Part of FM. : FREQUENCY
19. Drive out. : EXPEL
20. Cancel. : ANNUL
21. Holly. : ILEX
23. Triton. : EFT
24. Classification. : RATING
26. Lower in tone. : DEEPER
28. Carpet shade. : TAUPE
30. Eastern Mediterranean area. : LEVANT
33. ___ publique (public highway): Fr. : VOIE
36. Wasted. : LOST
38. Go over again. : RENEW
39. "Just as ___ . . . " : IAM
40. Right-angle extension. : ELL
41. Size of a book: Abbr. : OCT
43. Three: Prefix. : TRI
44. Dirndl. : SKIRT
46. Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
48. Chatter: Colloq. : GOON
49. "Any port in ___." : ASTORM
51. Heroine of 1869 novel. : LORNA
53. Best seller about Easter Island. : AKUAKU
55. Depression worn by running water. : RAVINE
59. Member of the small fry. : TOT
61. Bow of a ship. : STEM
62. Pertaining to a girdle. : ZONAL
63. Unaffected by feeling. : STOIC
65. Part of AM. : AMPLITUDE
68. Roman rooms. : ATRIA
69. Dark grayish blue. : TEAL
70. Neat. : TRIG
71. Substance useful to pitchers, violinists, etc. : ROSIN
72. Rounded nailhead. : STUD
73. Uncanny. : EERY
1. ___ as (to the extent that). : ASFAR
2. Black Sea port of Bulgaria. : VARNA
3. Occurrence. : EVENT
4. Make return for. : REQUITE
5. Barbary ___. : APE
6. Uproar. : DIN
7. Passes judgment. : DECIDES
8. Entitled. : STYLE
9. Unskilled. : INEXPERT
10. No: Slang. : NIX
11. Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
12. Reduction in sail area. : REEF
13. Incline. : TILT
18. Elbow: Lat. : ULNA
22. Lamprey. : EEL
25. Tern's relative. : GULL
27. She of the three faces. : EVE
29. Game. : POLO
31. Roman emperor. : NERO
32. Counterpart. : TWIN
33. Endorsement on a passport. : VISA
34. Deciduous trees. : OAKS
35. Fad followers. : IMITATORS
37. In ___. : TOTO
40. Of an ancient country of Italy. : ETRUSCAN
42. Type of newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
45. Seoul soldier. : ROK
47. Fall straight down. : PLUMMET
48. Dance of French peasant origin. : GAVOTTE
50. Doily. : MAT
52. Hitler adherent. : NAZI
54. Contemporary of Coleridge. : KEATS
56. Habituate. : INURE
57. Lowest point. : NADIR
58. A lament. : ELEGY
59. Russian emperor. : TSAR
60. Holy Roman emperor. : OTTO
64. Number on a clock dial. : III
66. French city at foot of the Pyrenees. : PAU
67. Law degree. : LLD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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