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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1959

Author: Jan Dubin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, 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. 3,652
Across Down
1. Shipshape. : TRIM
5. Up to the hilt (completely). : HILT
9. One of the strings. : CELLO
14. Fly a plane. : AERO
15. His: Fr. : ALUI
16. It's northwest of Canis Major. : ORION
17. Art of improving the memory. : MNEMONICS
19. Grazing land. : RANGE
20. Corral. : PEN
21. Dynast. : TSAR
22. Famous Dulles. : FOSTER
23. Song popular since 1903. : SWEETADELINE
26. Burning glass. : LENS
27. Principal speaker at Gettysburg, Nov. 19, 1863. : EVERETT
31. Negotiator with Russia for Alaska, 1867. : SEWARD
34. Chard. : BEET
35. Stadium sound. : BOO
36. British statesman. : EDEN
37. Leprechaun. : FAIRY
39. Take ___ ride. : FORA
40. Arabian chief. : AGA
41. Court order. : WRIT
42. ___ run, in baseball. : EARNED
44. Fabulous marine creature. : MERMAID
46. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
47. Bold. : ENTERPRISING
52. Substitute. : ERSATZ
55. Cupid. : EROS
56. Russian village. : MIR
57. Tropical climber. : LIANA
58. Tie. : STALEMATE
60. Loafed. : IDLED
61. Jejune. : ARID
62. Frightful fellow. : OGRE
63. Clairvoyants. : SEERS
64. Lily of France. : PONS
65. Purslane, for example. : WEED
1. Packs down. : TAMPS
2. Begin again. : RENEW
3. One of the Horae. : IRENE
4. Kid's best friend. : MOM
5. Rudolph Dirks' comic mischief-makers. : HANSANDFRITZ
6. Long accounts. : ILIADS
7. Money of a sort. : LUCRE
8. Poetic contraction. : TIS
9. Royal headgear. : CORONET
10. Rubber. : ERASER
11. Fluff from fabrics. : LINT
12. Theatre section. : LOGE
13. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
18. Furry mammal. : OTTER
22. Kindergartners. : FIVEYEAROLDS
24. Verve. : ELAN
25. Wolfish look. : LEER
28. Dark. : EBON
29. Moved speedily. : TORE
30. Criterion of ugliness. : TOAD
31. Line of junction. : SEAM
32. Margin. : EDGE
33. Last. : WEAR
34. Small quantity. : BIT
38. Staff officer. : AIDE
39. Friars. : FRAS
41. Newspaper section. : WANTADS
43. Plant of the carrot family. : ANISE
45. More unpleasant. : MEANER
46. Muscle injury. : SPRAIN
48. Backward: Prefix. : RETRO
49. Typical example. : IMAGE
50. Ingredient in fireworks. : NITRE
51. Avarice. : GREED
52. Site of first Olympic games. : ELIS
53. Emulate W. Hartack. : RIDE
54. Retailer's attraction. : SALE
58. Plant's juices. : SAP
59. Mass of hay. : MOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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