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New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1. Resting place. : LAIR
5. Scent. : AROMA
10. Person of authority. : LORD
14. Serf. : ESNE
15. Book: Lat. : LIBER
16. Oil: Comb. form. : OLEO
17. Short-lived phrase from the W. B. : DISCOMFORTINDEX
20. Nevertheless. : AFTERALL
21. Without restraint. : FREELY
22. Knight's attendant. : PAGE
23. Spanish man's name. : LUIS
24. Chess piece. : CASTLE
27. Breed of cattle. : HOLSTEIN
31. By-passed system of military training: Abbr. : UMT
32. Organic compound. : ESTER
34. Handel's birthplace. : HALLE
35. Stadium row. : TIER
37. Mammal of tropical America. : TAPIR
39. Sudden onset. : RAID
40. British ___. : ISLES
42. Houses on the avenida. : CASAS
44. Small child. : TAD
45. The sky often is. : THELIMIT
47. Descriptive of a type of dress. : TWEEDY
49. Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
50. Beginning at. : FROM
51. City on the Delaware. : EASTON
54. One concern of the State Department. : NEAREAST
58. Government project of 1960. : DECENNIALCENSUS
60. Angora. : GOAT
61. Relative of a birdie. : EAGLE
62. Baron ___ Warr. : DELA
63. Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
64. ___ dust. : DRYAS
65. Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
Down
1. One of Hera's rivals. : LEDA
2. ___ to say. : ASIF
3. School: Abbr. : INST
4. A mental image. : RECEPT
5. Astronomical treatise by Ptolemy, c. 150 A. D. : ALMAGEST
6. Plunder. : RIFLE
7. Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
8. Sea: Fr. : MER
9. Clever. : ARTFUL
10. Symbol of Texas. : LONESTAR
11. Kind of shoppe. : OLDE
12. Dance. : REEL
13. Creed. : DOXY
18. Papal scarf. : ORALE
19. Dubliners. : IRISH
23. Lemur. : LORIS
24. ___ out (stop): Colloq. : CUTIT
25. Of a certain sect. : AMISH
26. Engraved pillar. : STELE
27. The liver: Comb. form. : HEPAT
28. Make happy. : ELATE
29. Tale of Troy. : ILIAD
30. A donkey. : NEDDY
33. Unspoken. : TACIT
36. Have a connection with. : RELATETO
38. Treadmills of life: Slang. : RATRACES
41. Inventor Lake of submarine fame. : SIMON
43. Vowed. : SWORE
46. Fortified. : MANNED
48. Improves. : EMENDS
50. "Most happy" character. : FELLA
51. Line where something begins or ends. : EDGE
52. A long, long time. : AEON
53. Go away! : SCAT
54. Hungarian hero. : NAGY
55. On a cruise. : ASEA
56. Sea of the Pacific. : SULU
57. Slavic title. : TSAR
59. Novelist Wylie. : IAR

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

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