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New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 1959

Author: Madeline Corse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,609
Across Down
1. Boy Scout unit. : PATROL
7. ___ down. : UPSIDE
13. Baseball team. : ORIOLES
15. Laughed derisively. : FLEERED
16. With toothed margin, as a leaf. : DENTATE
17. Business of a library. : LENDING
18. ___ bien! (right!): Span. : ESTA
19. Go ___ (carry out an investigation). : INTO
21. Disagreeable, as weather. : NASTY
22. Pertaining to barbers. : TONSORIAL
25. Famous American family. : ASTOR
28. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
29. Man or Wight. : ISLE
33. Having vertebrae. : CHORDATE
35. Lessened. : ABATED
37. No gentleman. : CAD
38. Ornamental dish. : EPERGNE
40. ___ paper. : RAG
41. Enthusiasms. : ARDORS
43. Bog orchid. : ARETHUSA
45. Former rulers of Tripoli. : DEYS
46. Greek letter. : IOTA
48. Worker with animals. : TAMER
49. Hung. : SUSPENDED
52. In motion. : ASTIR
55. One of Mrs. Wiggs' daughters. : ASIA
56. Abundant. : RIFE
60. Exceptional. : SPECIAL
62. Instructed. : TRAINED
64. Famous Hemingway story (with "The"). : KILLERS
65. Busy. : ENGAGED
66. Hard. : STEELY
67. Piece of music. : SONATA
1. Word element meaning foot. : PODE
2. Olympian god. : ARES
3. Shade. : TINT
4. Device on an axis. : ROTATOR
5. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
6. Admit. : LETIN
7. Rubber tree. : ULE
8. Feather. : PENNA
9. City in Missouri. : SEDALIA
10. Rainbow. : IRIS
11. Hollow. : DENT
12. Irritable. : EDGY
14. Perceived by sight, hearing, etc. : SENSATE
15. Plants of a specified region. : FLORA
20. Bears. : TOLERATES
23. Sequence. : ORDER
24. Silly. : INANE
25. City in Nimrod's kingdom. : ACCAD
26. Apportion. : SHARE
27. Hot beverage. : TODDY
30. Play a banjo. : STRUM
31. Legal instrument. : LEASE
32. One of Degas' names. : EDGAR
34. One of two points in an orbit. : APSIS
36. Actress Davis. : BETTE
39. Quarry product. : GRANITE
42. Little bone. : OSSICLE
44. Builder of Roman wall in Britain. : HADRIAN
47. Gem stones. : OPALS
50. Archangel. : URIEL
51. Mends. : DARNS
52. Requests. : ASKS
53. Narrow point of land. : SPIT
54. Word element meaning distant. : TELE
57. Name meaning daughter. : INGA
58. Metrical units. : FEET
59. Norse poetry. : EDDA
61. Relating to: Suffix. : ARY
63. In the past. : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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