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New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1959

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,623
Across
1. Minimum. : LEAST
6. River of Yugoslavia. : DRINA
11. Able and Baker's chariot. : JUPITER
13. Nuclear submarine. : SEAWOLF
15. Basis of dyes. : ANILINE
16. Swallow up. : ENGORGE
17. Opportune. : PAT
18. Components of modern projectiles. : ROCKETS
20. Metal in solder. : TIN
21. Particle of an element. : ATOM
23. Money. : FUNDS
24. Drop off. : SHED
25. Valley in ancient Greece. : NEMEA
27. Vive le ___! : ROI
28. Hebrew bushels. : OMERS
29. Bargains: Colloq. : DEALS
31. Costumed or habited ones. : WEARERS
33. Port ___. : SAID
35. Rivulet. : RILL
36. Speak hastily and indistinctly. : SPUTTER
39. One kind of ship. : ROTOR
42. Alarm. : SCARE
43. Buddy. : PAL
45. Roman historian. : NEPOS
47. Unqualified. : PURE
48. Invigorating. : TONIC
50. Memorable actress. : DUSE
51. One ___ time. : ATA
52. Give back. : RESTORE
54. Meadow. : LEA
55. Branch out from a center. : RADIATE
57. Designating a form of energy. : NUCLEAR
59. Greek herald in Trojan War. : STENTOR
60. Lines in trigonometry. : SECANTS
61. German industrial city. : ESSEN
62. U. S. carrier. : LEYTE
Down
1. Crescent-shaped. : LUNATED
2. Condensed account. : EPITOME
3. Trouble. : AIL
4. Displace. : STIR
5. Just before the hour. : TENOF
6. Impressions. : DENTS
7. Shreds. : RAGS
8. ___ Jima. : IWO
9. Gale from the Arctic. : NORTHER
10. African seaport. : ALGIERS
11. Island country. : JAPAN
12. Appear at intervals. : RECUR
13. More threadbare. : SEEDIER
14. ___ off (repels). : FENDS
19. Comprehend. : KNOW
22. Legislative enactment. : MEASURE
24. Fused, as ore. : SMELTED
26. Winged. : ALATE
28. Fabric. : ORLON
30. Convene. : SIT
32. Contents of tires. : AIR
34. One who testifies. : DEPOSER
36. Shaped like a shield, as nasturtium leaves. : SCUTATE
37. Military ceremonies. : PARADES
38. Talk vehemently. : RANT
40. Moneyed. : OPULENT
41. Promising. : ROSEATE
42. Ladies in uniform. : SPARS
44. Certain carnivora. : LIONS
46. Burns. : SEARS
48. Range of the Rockies. : TETON
49. Merciless. : CRUEL
52. Relative condition. : RATE
53. ___ homo. : ECCE
56. Office holders. : INS
58. Song of a minstrel. : LAY

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