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New York Times, Friday, June 19, 1959

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,626
Across
1. Formal affair. : BALL
5. Plant with sword-shaped flowers. : FLAG
9. Short gaiters. : SPATS
14. Jai ___. : ALAI
15. A thousand ages. : AEON
16. Jargon. : ARGOT
17. Intertwined. : WOVE
18. Where Randolph and Kelly Fields are. : SANANTONIO
20. Guides. : LEADSTHEWAY
22. Leather for sports goods. : ELK
23. Paris season. : ETE
24. Edible marine fish. : WRASSE
26. Type of latticework. : GRATING
30. ___ master. : PAST
31. The Limpopo. : RIVER
32. Desert steed. : ARAB
34. Race track circuits. : LAPS
38. Aural. : OTIC
39. Overwhelms. : STUNS
40. Fail to mention. : OMIT
41. Occident. : WEST
42. Having color. : HUED
43. Alias Paladin. : BOONE
44. Scottish seaside resort. : OBAN
46. Modern "Forty-Niner." : ALASKAN
48. Frightened. : SCARED
51. Occur. : ARE
52. Experiences. : HAS
53. Final part of any undertaking. : HOMESTRETCH
60. Vigilant. : ONTHEWATCH
62. Ballerina Kaye. : NORA
63. Merchandise. : WARES
64. Pout: Fr. : MOUE
65. Facient. : DOER
66. Opinion: Colloq. : SLANT
67. Conjunctions. : ANDS
68. Toboggan. : SLED
Down
1. Shout. : BAWL
2. Century plant. : ALOE
3. Source of obsidian. : LAVA
4. Type of polygraph. : LIEDETECTOR
5. Fix firmly. : FASTEN
6. Jacob's substituted bride. : LEAH
7. First-rate. : AONE
8. Eat away. : GNAW
9. Brown and gray butterflies. : SATYRS
10. In behalf of: Lat. : PRO
11. Saint of Jan. 21. : AGNES
12. Snares or traps. : TOILS
13. What firemen do. : STOKE
19. Moslem princes. : NAWABS
21. Tumult. : STIR
25. In confusion. : ATLOOSEENDS
26. Spring up. : GROW
27. Liturgy. : RITE
28. Bird: Lat. : AVIS
29. Canal Zone dam. : GATUN
30. Raccoon's relative. : PANDA
33. Woody herb. : RUE
35. Berserk, Oriental style. : AMOK
36. Cloth from Spain. : PINA
37. British gun. : STEN
39. Peter Pan's concern. : SHADOW
43. Author Stringfellow ___. : BARR
45. Command. : BEHEST
47. Machine shop equipment. : LATHES
48. Registers. : SHOWS
49. The Manchester is one. : CANAL
50. Per Ardua ad ___, R. A. F. motto. : ASTRA
54. Baby's second word. : MAMA
55. College founded in 1440. : ETON
56. Wind-driven spray. : SCUD
57. Hammer or sickle. : TOOL
58. Fur-trading Indian. : CREE
59. Unsentimental. : HARD
61. Coop dweller. : HEN

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

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