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New York Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1959

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,638
Across
1. Fashion. : MOLD
5. ___ Unis. : ETATS
10. Cabbage: Fr. : CHOU
14. Turkish weight: Var. : OCHA
15. Star of "Middle of the Night." : NOVAK
16. Boat propellers. : OARS
17. Receive as a reward. : REAP
18. Lazy. : DRONY
19. Clare Boothe ___. : LUCE
20. Drama of the Orient. : RASHOMON
22. Home of SMU. : DALLAS
24. Without cessation. : ONANDON
25. Yankee veteran. : YOGI
26. Direction. : EAST
27. Collects. : AMASSES
31. Brings as a result. : LEADSTO
34. Amulet. : PERIAPT
35. Hindustani. : URDU
36. Olive: Lat. : OLEA
37. Of a school of painting founded by the Van Eycks. : FLEMISH
41. Fore-and-aft sail. : SPANKER
44. Occupants. : TENANTS
45. Commander in chief: Abbr. : CINC
46. One. : UNIT
47. ___ de Saint-Exupéry. : ANTOINE
51. Opera by Weber. : OBERON
54. Fairy tale opening. : ONCEUPON
55. South Pacific island. : BALI
56. Lacking novelty. : TRITE
58. Split. : RIFT
59. French pronoun. : ELLE
60. Mollifier. : EASER
61. Calumniate. : SLUR
62. Part of IGY. : YEAR
63. Achievements. : DEEDS
64. Worker of 1066. : ESNE
Down
1. ___ Castle, Havana. : MORRO
2. Coney Island attraction. : OCEAN
3. Captive Asian capital. : LHASA
4. Lady Browning, English writer. : DAPHNEDUMAURIER
5. Farthest. : ENDMOST
6. Raymond Massey's birthplace. : TORONTO
7. River into the English Channel. : AVON
8. Skin tone. : TAN
9. Planetarium feature. : SKYDOME
10. Moscow book. : COLLISIONCOURSE
11. Loot: Colloq. : HAUL
12. Killer whale. : ORCA
13. Resorts to. : USES
21. Harem apartments. : ODAS
23. Substance obtained from seaweed. : AGAR
25. Chatter: Slang. : YAP
28. Contemporary scientist. : SALK
29. Weapon used in 18th century. : EPEE
30. Superior one. : STAR
31. Air: Ger. : LUFT
32. One of the Gardners. : ERLE
33. SW Arabian port. : ADEN
38. ___ case (not under any circumstances). : INNO
39. Gave sparingly. : STINTED
40. Presidential monogram. : HST
41. Gave sparingly. : SCANTED
42. Tool for gripping. : PINCERS
43. Before: Lat. : ANTE
48. Philippine trees. : IPILS
49. Not amusing: Colloq. : NOFUN
50. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
51. Execute commands. : OBEY
52. 500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
53. She: Span. : ELLA
54. Seine tributary. : OISE
57. Scottish Arctic explorer (1813–93). : RAE

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

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