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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1959

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Color of raw silk. : ECRU
5
Year preceding the Fourth Crusade. : MCCI
9
Size of shot. : GRAPE
14
Fees. : DUES
15
Verve. : ELAN
16
Make some return for. : REPAY
17
Guest of Nehru. : GRANDLAMA
19
C'est ___ (that is to say): Fr. : ADIRE
20
Purpose. : AIM
21
Frolic. : ROMP
22
Furtive. : SNEAKY
23
Plant again. : RESEED
25
Chemical compound. : IMIDE
27
Foray. : RAID
29
Spring flower. : ANEMONE
33
Dam on the Columbia River. : GRANDCOULEE
37
Goddess of night. : NOX
38
Split. : RIVE
39
Blue Eagle's initials. : NRA
40
Variation: Comb. form. : ALLO
41
In the past. : AGO
42
National Park. : GRANDCANYON
46
Mosque tower. : MINARET
48
Wool. : YARN
49
Jungle growths. : VINES
51
Grand ___. : PIANOS
55
Manifest. : PATENT
58
French friends. : AMIS
60
Oriental sash. : OBI
61
Have ___ to (be inclined to). : AMIND
62
Achievement of Hawaii. : STATEHOOD
64
Legal term. : VENUE
65
Brazilian state. : PARA
66
Fjord of Norway. : OSLO
67
Stage direction. : ENTER
68
Source of indigo. : ANIL
69
German negative. : NEIN
Down
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Master of Ravenswood, in Scott novel. : EDGAR
2
Great name in science. : CURIE
3
A great amount: Colloq. : REAMS
4
Part of our armed forces. : USN
5
Tuneful. : MELODIC
6
Quahog. : CLAM
7
Italian painter of Cremona school. : CAMPI
8
___ spot. : INA
9
Spanish nobleman. : GRANDEE
10
Set free. : REDEEM
11
Upolu Island port. : APIA
12
See 47 Down. : PARK
13
Having holes, as cheese. : EYEY
18
Fear. : DREAD
22
___ qua non. : SINE
24
Osprey's relative. : ERNE
26
Ailment. : MALADY
28
Contribute. : DONATE
30
Except that. : ONLY
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Native of Exeter. : EXON
33
Metric weight. : GRAM
34
Peak near Lake of Lucerne. : RIGI
35
Rugby's river. : AVON
36
Coffee ___. : URN
40
Coin of India. : ANNA
42
Coffee ___. : GRINDER
43
Overhead item. : RENT
44
Wealth. : CAPITAL
45
Originate. : ARISE
47
Street. : AVENUE
50
Chief of the fallen angels. : SATAN
52
Loop for snaring. : NOOSE
53
Money for agora shopping. : OBOLI
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Ancient Phoenician port. : SIDON
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Cover, as with concrete. : PAVE
56
Word of concurrence. : AMEN
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Color lighter than median gray. : TINT
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Bath, for one. : SPA
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Title: Abbr. : HON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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