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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1959

Author:
William Spaar, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,646
Across
1. CIA Director Dulles. : ALLEN
6. Sound of surprise. : GASP
10. Lake created by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
14. Memorable Marine Band leader. : SOUSA
15. Et ___ (and others). : ALII
16. Light tan. : ECRU
17. Dramatist who influenced Shaw. : IBSEN
18. X-15 may be the first. : SPACESHIP
20. Tree of olive family. : ASH
21. Do-it-yourself requisites. : KITS
23. Relative of the starling. : ORIOLE
24. Nonconformist Communist dictator. : TITO
25. Covered walk of Athens. : STOA
26. Don Quixote's charger. : ROSINANTE
30. Racial stock of Europe. : SLAVS
34. Finishing touches by pastry chefs. : ICINGS
35. Eastern campus. : YALE
37. Small coin of Israel. : MIL
38. It's "all here." : GANG
39. Bass viol's relative. : CELLO
41. Times Square cruiser. : TAXI
42. Diminutive suffix. : ULA
43. Corduroy ridge. : WALE
44. Glazed. : COATED
46. Writer of the "times that try men's souls." : PAINE
48. Suburb of Boston. : BROOKLINE
50. Sweetheart of an Irish Rose. : ABIE
52. Unfeigned. : REAL
53. Paradise. : HEAVEN
56. ___ Bountiful. : LADY
57. Business abbreviation: Brit. : LTD
60. Locale of Sir Edmund Hillary's latest feat. : ANTARCTIC
62. Gem State. : IDAHO
64. Where 11 Down is. : UTAH
65. Spoken. : ORAL
66. Fortress city of Belgium. : NAMUR
67. Curtain material. : LENO
68. "Did ___ and gimble in the wabe." : GYRE
69. Broadway musical. : GYPSY
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1. The ___ Foundation. : ASIA
2. Tosses underhand. : LOBS
3. Verdant. : LUSH
4. Compass point. : ESE
5. City on the Yangtze. : NANKING
6. Friend of Alphonse. : GASTON
7. Genevan nonpolitical summits. : ALPS
8. Indian of New Mexico. : SIA
9. Edging loop on lace, ribbon, etc. : PICOT
10. Toward the middle. : MESIAL
11. Scenic canyon. : ECHO
12. Seed covering. : ARIL
13. Victim. : DUPE
19. Gnawed away. : EROSE
22. Lake in Minnesota. : ITASCA
24. Ringing sound. : TING
25. Rookery mammal. : SEAL
26. Dress: Colloq. : RIGUP
27. City in Florida. : OCALA
28. Egyptian peninsula. : SINAI
29. First V. P. to succeed to the presidency. : TYLER
31. Nicolo of Cremona. : AMATI
32. One of Santa's team. : VIXEN
33. Toboggan. : SLIDE
36. Affected by a poisonous weed. : LOCOED
40. Major European waterway. : ELBE
41. ___ order (excessive demand): Slang. : TALL
43. Lew Fields' partner. : WEBER
45. Approving: Colloq. : OKAYING
47. Blanket weaver of the Southwest. : NAVAHO
49. Delphic phenomenon. : ORACLE
51. Under an assumed name: Colloq.. : INCOG
53. Amount of fish in a net. : HAUL
54. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
55. ___ end. : ATAN
56. Two-faced one. : LIAR
57. Davy invention, for miners. : LAMP
58. So. : THUS
59. Small boat. : DORY
61. Subject to strain. : TRY
63. Hours of work. : DAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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