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New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1959

Author:
Albert V. Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,622
Across
1. Man of the cloth. : PADRE
6. Take the sun. : BASK
10. Relatives of hooks. : JABS
14. Constellation. : ORION
15. Port Dover's lakefront. : ERIE
16. Country of Asia. : IRAN
17. Kind of entertainer. : COMEDIENNE
19. Norse god. : LOKI
20. Be under obligation. : OWE
21. At any time. : ONCE
22. Connecticut's state nickname. : NUTMEG
24. Compass point. : NORTH
26. High explosive. : TNT
27. Socks, shoes, etc.: Abbr. : PRS
28. King in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
30. Much above average. : GREAT
32. Quay. : LEVEE
33. Signal lights of a certain kind. : FLASHERS
36. Over again. : ANEW
37. At ___ (uncertain). : ALOSS
38. Ancient temple. : NAOS
40. Hasty, careless, etc. : SLAPDASH
42. Constructed. : BUILT
43. Long, long time. : YEARS
44. Man's nickname. : BARNEY
45. Beast of burden. : ASS
48. Barbary ___. : APE
49. City on Rhone delta. : ARLES
50. Storm and fury. : TUMULT
52. "Deliver us from ___." : EVIL
53. Greek letter. : TAU
56. Tools for weeding. : HOES
57. Pointers. : INDICATORS
60. Arabian country. : OMAN
61. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
62. Norway to Norwegians. : NORGE
63. Turkish coin. : LIRA
64. English actress of Charles II's day. : GWYN
65. Major-___. : DOMOS
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1. A little: Ital. : POCO
2. In a line. : AROW
3. Lurid literary effort. : DIMENOVEL
4. Fish diet. : ROE
5. Approve. : ENDORSE
6. Type of wood. : BEECH
7. English composer (1710–78). : ARNE
8. Sloth, for one. : SIN
9. Sharp edge. : KEENNESS
10. Abandon one's beau. : JILT
11. Win in ___ (win with ease). : AROMP
12. Celebrated squirrel monkey. : BAKER
13. Old term for eels. : SNIGS
18. Come ___ (join). : INTO
23. Site of Bryce Canyon. : UTAH
25. Fifth Avenue's fate? : ONEWAY
26. Description of 3 Down. : TRASH
28. According to. : ALA
29. Bifocal. : LENS
30. Sheen. : GLOSS
31. Right of holding. : TENURE
33. Signal light. : FLARE
34. Weather phenomenon. : RAINSTORM
35. Shoe part. : SOLE
37. Making suitable. : ADAPTING
39. Pen. : STY
41. Chime. : PEAL
42. ___ chain (one's wife): Slang. : BALLAND
44. ___-a-brac. : BRIC
45. Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
46. Finland to the Finns. : SUOMI
47. Defame. : SMEAR
49. Word on Air Letters. : AVION
51. Annapolis. : USNA
52. Sharp. : EDGY
54. Jason's ship. : ARGO
55. Habits. : USES
58. Forthwith. : NOW
59. Likewise. : TOO

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

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