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New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1959

Author: Jay Sheldon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,679
Across Down
1. Section of Algiers. : CASBAH
7. City of Venetia. : PADOVA
13. Attitude. : POSTURE
14. City on the Mediterranean, founded 1909. : TELAVIV
15. Magazine of arms. : ARSENAL
16. Living. : ANIMATE
17. Jet. : SPURT
18. John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
20. Sailor. : TAR
21. Unfailing. : SURE
22. Slow: Mus. : LENTO
23. Sartorial accessory. : BELT
24. Wing: Ital. : ALA
25. Ceremony of Plains Indians. : SUNDANCE
27. Book of the Torah: Abbr. : GEN
28. Plume oneself. : PREEN
29. Ball team. : REDS
32. An extra, at Lewisohn Stadium. : ENCORE
34. Find out. : DETECT
36. Head: Fr. : TETE
37. River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
40. Damage. : MAR
41. Type of entertainment program. : TELECAST
43. "___ told every little star . . . " : IVE
44. Lake city of Italy. : COMO
47. Venerate. : ADORE
48. Word of agreement. : AMEN
49. ___ and the same. : ONE
50. Community in Iowa. : AMANA
51. Figurehead. : FRONT
52. Surveyor's assistants. : LINEMEN
54. Battle site of June 14, 1800. : MARENGO
56. A certain physician. : OCULIST
57. Expand. : BROADEN
58. Withstand. : RESIST
59. Fisherman. : ANGLER
1. Stout. : CORPULENT
2. Guarantee. : ASSURANCE
3. Cubic meter. : STERE
4. Item in baseball strategy. : BUNT
5. Constellation. : ARA
6. Greek. : HELLENE
7. Military flag. : PENNON
8. Inter ___. : ALIA
9. Hoover or Glen Canyon. : DAM
10. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
11. Animated. : VITAL
12. Turn aside. : AVERT
13. Thoroughfare. : PASSAGE
14. Mediterranean coasting vessel. : TARTAN
19. Waves: Fr. : ONDE
22. Bait. : LURE
23. Mangelwurzel. : BEET
25. Lively frolic. : SPREE
26. Summit. : CREST
30. Woman who is declassee. : DEMIMONDE
31. Vulture, for example. : SCAVENGER
33. Eight: Ital. : OTTO
34. Medicinal draught. : DOSE
35. Battle site of Dec. 26, 1776. : TRENTON
37. Overly erudite one. : PEDANT
38. Business course: Abbr. : ECON
39. Great Scott!, in Mexico. : CARAMBA
42. Most ineffectual. : LAMEST
44. Violet, for example. : COLOR
45. Being held in reserve: Colloq. : ONICE
46. Foods served. : MENUS
48. Of a surface. : AREAL
50. English writer Kingsley ___. : AMIS
51. What "Mowgli" means. : FROG
53. Yalie. : ELI
55. Alder tree: Scot. : ARN

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