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New York Times, Tuesday, June 9, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,616
Across
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Moslem leader. : IMAM
5
Trials. : TESTS
10
Pack. : STOW
14
Place. : SITE
15
Put into action. : EXERT
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Liquid cosmetic. : WASH
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Put into circulation. : EMIT
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Gothic bard. : RUNER
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Shaft connecting wheels. : AXLE
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The Black Knight. : RICHARD
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Splitting of molecules. : FISSION
24
Musical instrument. : OBOE
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Brightly spotted, silvery fish. : OPAH
26
Eight-legged animal. : SPIDER
29
Images on radarscope. : PIPS
30
Shakespearean queen. : MAB
33
Permitted. : LICIT
34
Department store worker. : SALESLADY
36
Ah, me! : ALAS
37
Glutted. : SATED
38
Caliph's name. : OMAR
39
Having arms, like a squid. : TENTACLED
41
Practice. : USAGE
42
Weekday: Abbr. : SAT
43
Bock. : BEER
44
Gantries of Canaveral. : CRANES
45
Pectoral, dorsal, etc. : FINS
46
Arm of the Rhine, in central Netherlands. : WAAL
47
Designating a type of power. : NUCLEAR
50
One of the 1919 Big Four. : ORLANDO
54
Make eyes (at). : OGLE
55
Way. : ROUTE
57
Astronaut's goal. : MOON
58
Swing around a pivot. : SLUE
59
Jots. : IOTAS
60
Giant. : OGRE
61
Hurricane centers. : EYES
62
Foretokens. : OMENS
63
Bribes. : SOPS
Down
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River into the Elbe. : ISER
2
Heroine of opera. : MIMI
3
Of the kind of: Suffix. : ATIC
4
Religious denomination. : METHODIST
5
Extreme fear. : TERROR
6
Ooze. : EXUDE
7
Japanese coin. : SEN
8
Grouped in units of three. : TREFOILED
9
Peeled. : STRIPPED
10
Cause to splash. : SWASH
11
Hack. : TAXI
12
Capital of Norway : OSLO
13
Say ___. : WHEN
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Help. : ABET
23
Stewed fruit, farm style. : SASS
26
Louver boards. : SLATS
27
Tops of birds' heads. : PILEA
28
"___ Do the Sum." : ICANT
29
Mater's husband. : PATER
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Jeune fille's parent. : MAMAN
31
Saw. : ADAGE
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Cow barns. : BYRES
34
Auction salon. : SALESROOM
35
Community operated by A. E. C. : LOSALAMOS
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Hollywood document. : SCENARIO
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He loved a colleen. : ABIE
41
Russian river. : URAL
44
Fondle. : CARESS
45
Vanishes. : FLEES
46
Wagner role. : WOTAN
47
Prominent feature of Pinocchio. : NOSE
48
Unsightly. : UGLY
49
"Whodunit" ingredient. : CLUE
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Village. : DORP
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Units. : ONES
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Western Indian. : UTE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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