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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1959

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,659
Across
1. Melville captain. : AHAB
5. Drollery. : JEST
9. Namesakes of actress Rehan. : ADAS
13. Dear: Ital. : CARA
14. He: Lat. : ILLE
15. Family in a Shelley poem. : CENCI
17. Modish. : CHIC
18. Later than 8 Down. : NOON
19. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
20. Scolding: Colloq. : TALKINGTO
22. Emblem of Egypt. : LOTUS
23. Robt. ___. : ELEE
24. Constant complainer. : CRYBABY
26. Enigma. : RIDDLE
29. Cloy. : GLUT
30. Word of farewell. : ADIOS
31. Hairbreadth escape: Colloq. : CLOSECALL
36. Dietician's concern. : MENU
37. Bunch of grain sheaves. : SHOCK
38. Hatred: Ital. : ODIO
39. Begin. : SETTOWORK
41. De Valera. : EAMON
42. Piquant. : RACY
43. Astare. : OGLING
44. Place for motor fuel. : GASTANK
48. Quiz. : EXAM
49. Forestall. : AVERT
50. Prepossession. : FIXEDIDEA
55. Terrace. : PATIO
56. Famous chemist. : UREY
57. Baseball league: Abbr. : NATL
58. Matriculate. : ENTER
59. Money in Montecatini. : LIRE
60. Silver crowns of Louis XIV's day. : ECUS
61. Standpatter. : TORY
62. Certain naval vessels. : LSTS
63. City on the Truckee. : RENO
Down
1. CPA. : ACCT
2. A laugh. : HAHA
3. Integument. : ARIL
4. Withdrew from an enterprise. : BACKEDOUT
5. Arabian demon: Var. : JINNEE
6. Encomium. : ELOGE
7. Part of a turnstile. : SLOT
8. Kind of nursery rhyme scholar. : TENOCLOCK
9. Altar boy. : ACOLYTE
10. Disband troops, in England. : DEMOB
11. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
12. Second team. : SCRUB
16. Paris suburb. : ISSY
21. Woes. : ILLS
25. Zwieback. : RUSK
26. Sheep. : RAMS
27. Opinion: Fr. : IDEE
28. Force. : DINT
29. Resplendence. : GLORY
31. Holding as much as possible. : CHOCKFULL
32. Collier. : COALMINER
33. African gazelle. : ADMI
34. Member of businessmen's organization. : LION
35. Far-reaching. : LONG
37. Cygnet. : SWAN
40. Small chapel. : ORATORY
41. Euphemistic oath. : EGAD
43. Daisies. : OXEYES
44. Stare in wonder. : GAPE
45. Before: Fr. : AVANT
46. Cousin of a rhubarb. : SETTO
47. German city on the Moselle. : TRIER
48. Use force. : EXERT
51. Rainbow. : IRIS
52. Fresh-water fish. : DACE
53. Vingt-___ (blackjack). : ETUN
54. Besides. : ALSO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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