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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,618
Across
1. Speaking imperfectly. : ALISP
6. Small drum. : TABOR
11. ___ de Calais. : PAS
14. French title. : COMTE
15. Valley on the moon. : RILLE
16. Adjective suffix. : ENT
17. Stone of ill fortune. : HOPEDIAMOND
19. Cool ___ cucumber. : ASA
20. Wage. : STIPEND
21. Site of a 1943 "Summit" meeting. : TEHERAN
23. Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
25. Shouted. : YELLED
26. Forsaken: Poet. : LORN
29. Norse tale. : EDDA
31. Take the ___ (go outdoors). : AIR
32. Eagle: Span. : AGUILA
34. Food fish. : SHAD
36. ___ spot. : INA
39. "As we forgive our ___." : DEBTORS
41. Veers. : SWERVES
43. Former Algerian title. : DEY
44. Carbohydrates: Suffix. : OSES
46. Farewells. : ADIEUS
47. Family member. : SIS
49. Ilium. : TROY
51. Ready: Fr. : PRET
52. Highest points. : APICES
55. Ploughed land, in Texas. : ARADA
57. Philistine woman. : DELILAH
59. Ennoble. : GLORIFY
63. Buyer's list of goods: Abbr. : INV
64. Name from William Drennan poem. : EMERALDISLE
66. Pronoun. : ONE
67. Miriam's brother. : AARON
68. Made of grain. : OATEN
69. Asian country: Abbr. : SYR
70. Campus groups. : FRATS
71. Blizzards. : SNOWS
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1. German exclamations. : ACHS
2. Spoils. : LOOT
3. Band of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
4. Hurry up!. : STEPONIT
5. Feet: Lat. : PEDES
6. Worked in the Stock Exchange. : TRADED
7. Point. : AIM
8. Ink spot. : BLOT
9. Cleveland's last Secretary of State. : OLNEY
10. Descriptive of Elizabeth I. : REDHEADED
11. Mississippi waterway. : PEARLRIVER
12. Handles: Lat. : ANSAE
13. Position. : STAND
18. "She stood ___ amid the alien corn." : INTEARS
22. High priest. : ELI
24. Army attire: Colloq. : ODS
26. Hollywood name. : LADD
27. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
28. Pyrargyrite, a dark red ore. : RUBYSILVER
30. Exclamations. : AHS
33. Type of ledger. : LOOSELEAF
35. ___ boats!: Naut. command. : AWAYALL
37. New: Ger. : NEUE
38. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
40. Down at bridge. : SET
42. Living on a riverbank. : RIPARIAN
45. Spanish lady: Abbr. : SRA
48. Here: Fr. : ICI
50. Harmoniums. : ORGANS
52. Another farewell. : ADIOS
53. Copper. : PENNY
54. Philippine island. : SAMAR
56. Extinct birds. : DODOS
58. Jealous wife of Zeus. : HERA
60. That ___ say (in other words). : ISTO
61. Moved swiftly. : FLEW
62. Desires: Colloq. : YENS
65. Nonsense! : ROT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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