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New York Times, Wednesday, July 29, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across Down
1. Body in orbit. : COMET
6. Former prize fighter. : BAER
10. Skillful. : DEFT
14. Avoid by dexterity. : EVADE
15. Inside partner of the radius. : ULNA
16. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
17. Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
18. Lease. : RENT
19. Today or tomorrow, maybe. : SOON
20. Haul up and secure with small rope: Naut. : TRICE
21. Draft notice salutation. : GREETINGS
23. Spirited horses. : STEEDS
25. Hoffmann's works. : TALES
26. Performed alone. : SOLOED
28. Piece, as of chewing gum. : STICK
32. Covered part of a truck. : CAB
35. Befriend. : AID
36. Feather: Greek. : PTERON
37. John Adams' wife. : ABIGAIL
40. Make a certain common error. : MISDATE
41. Yield. : RETURN
42. Division of Cub Scouts. : DEN
43. Suburb of London. : KEW
44. Type of iron. : STEAM
45. Trash. : LITTER
48. Ring barriers. : ROPES
50. Gravies. : SAUCES
54. Leading person in an endeavor. : SPEARHEAD
58. Breathing pore in plants. : STOMA
59. Sen. Dodd's state: Abbr. : CONN
60. Birds of prey. : OWLS
61. Useful kitchen device. : TIMER
62. ___ were (so to speak). : ASIT
63. Very soft mineral. : TALC
64. Swedish island. : OLAND
65. Resist boldly. : DEFY
66. Court cry. : OYES
67. Nourishes. : FEEDS
1. Gauls, Britons, etc. : CELTS
2. Open to view. : OVERT
3. First Lady. : MAMIE
4. Draws out. : EDUCES
5. Mollusk that bores into wood. : TEREDO
6. Town: Colloq. : BURG
7. Gave warning. : ALERTED
8. Group of nine. : ENNEAD
9. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
10. Stopped. : DESISTED
11. Dark. : EBON
12. Ornamental braid loop. : FROG
13. "You load sixteen ___ . . . " : TONS
22. Quizzes. : TESTS
24. Killed. : SLAIN
27. Canned product. : OIL
29. Turkey's neighbor: Var. : IRAK
30. Farm enclosure. : COTE
31. Recognized. : KNEW
32. Rolling stock. : CARS
33. Encourage. : ABET
34. Snack. : BITE
36. Liquid measures. : PINTS
38. Security or pledge. : GUARANTY
39. Armadillo's covering. : ARMOR
40. Came in contact with. : MET
42. Ohio's governor. : DISALLE
45. Margin of time, space, etc.: Colloq. : LEEWAY
46. "___ Eden." : EASTOF
47. Lustrous, dark-red mineral. : RUTILE
49. Snapshot. : PHOTO
51. Blurs of light around an image. : COMAE
52. Make corrections. : EMEND
53. Orange-red stones. : SARDS
54. Mackerel's relative. : SCAD
55. Affectation. : POSE
56. Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
57. U. S. Army awards. : DSCS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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