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New York Times, Friday, July 24, 1959

Author: George Laczko
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,661
Across Down
1. Winnipegosis or Winnipesaukee. : LAKE
5. Word once popular in Germany. : HEIL
9. Discoverer of North American coast, 1497. : CABOT
14. ___ were (so to say). : ASIT
15. Goosens' instrument. : OBOE
16. Quick. : ALIVE
17. Dwindles. : PETERSOUT
19. Gum, for example. : RESIN
20. Cat's-paws: Slang. : PATSIES
21. Nickname for a much-married king. : HAL
23. "___ World." : ONE
24. Puppy's barks. : YIPS
25. Composer of "Manon." : MASSENET
27. Laughs. : HAHAS
29. Beach near Los Angeles. : MALIBU
30. ___ Bator, Mongolia. : ULAN
31. Birthplace of Henri de Navarre. : PAU
32. 19th century naturalist. : DARWIN
36. Concern of Learned Hand. : LAW
37. Scribbled or drew idly. : DOODLED
39. ___ nutshell. : INA
40. Bangle of a sort. : ANKLET
42. Flower of France. : LIS
43. Spill the beans. : BLAB
44. Charlotte ___, capital of the Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
46. Beats, as hard rain. : PELTS
47. Makes a pretentious show: Slang. : PUTSITON
50. Bow: Comb. form. : ARCO
51. Constellation. : ARA
52. Inspiration for Archibald MacLeish. : JOB
53. Space between buildings. : AREAWAY
56. Grandmother's brooch. : CAMEO
58. Lofty peak in Nepal. : ANNAPURNA
60. Discards. : TRASH
61. Wholly: Comb. form. : TOTI
62. Depressed: Slang. : SUNK
63. Sea nymph. : SIREN
64. Author Ludwig. : EMIL
65. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
1. Follower of the reindeer. : LAPP
2. Cruising. : ASEA
3. Scene of historic event, 1903. : KITTYHAWK
4. Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
5. Garden equipment. : HOSES
6. Central American trees: Var. : EBOS
7. Gambler's note. : IOU
8. Deadly. : LETHAL
9. Spa in Czechoslovakia. : CARLSBAD
10. Potable. : ALE
11. Yellowstone herds. : BISON
12. Sheeplike. : OVINE
13. Principle. : TENET
18. Tears. : RIPS
22. Effective lines in "Strange Interlude." : ASIDES
25. Effusively sentimental. : MAUDLIN
26. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
27. Entertainment in Oahu. : HULA
28. Actor Bunce. : ALAN
29. Enemy of Chiang. : MAO
31. Food staple. : POTATO
33. Michigan industrial center. : WILLOWRUN
34. ___ the finish (present when some activity ends). : INAT
35. Snatches: Colloq. : NABS
37. Large bottle. : DEMIJOHN
38. Golfer's concern. : LIE
41. Musical syllables. : LAS
43. A woman's reason. : BECAUSE
45. Having rounded sections. : LOBATE
46. Kind of school. : PREP
47. Agreements. : PACTS
48. Arrow poison: Var. : URARI
49. Judah's daughter-in-law. : TAMAR
50. As thin as ___. : ARAIL
53. Con. : ANTI
54. In the year: Lat. : ANNO
55. Useful beasts in Lhasa. : YAKS
57. Direction. : ESE
59. ___ de plume. : NOM

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

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