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New York Times, Wednesday, August 12, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { G H J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,680
Across
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Part of a four-dimensional continuum. : SPACE
6
Explorer, for one. : SATELLITE
15
Straightened. : TRUED
16
Small vehicle. : TWOSEATER
17
Rosters. : ROTAS
18
Figuratively, lost vital force. : RANTOSEED
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Prophet of Tekoa. : AMOS
20
Sables. : MARTENS
21
See 1 Across. : TIME
22
Ethiopia's capital, ___ Ababa. : ADDIS
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Epistolary afterthoughts. : PPS
26
Patriotic monogram. : USA
27
Krupp's town. : ESSEN
28
Home on a height. : AERIE
30
Certain elements. : METALS
32
One of the missiles. : REDSTONE
34
Set apart. : ISLED
36
Arrangement. : SETUP
37
What every story has. : TWOSIDES
40
Legal papers. : BRIEFS
43
Slits in tailored coats. : VENTS
44
Spanish silver. : PLATA
46
Golf ball position. : LIE
47
Display items. : ADS
48
Spice. : CLOVE
49
Scheme. : PLAN
50
Second word of a marriage ritual. : BELOVED
52
Set down, as aircraft. : LAND
53
Four-part divider. : QUARTERER
56
Actor Alan. : BUNCE
57
Experienced. : UNDERWENT
58
Speak. : UTTER
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Speeches. : ADDRESSES
60
Parts of missiles. : NOSES
Down
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Layer. : STRATUM
2
"Oh, ___ me that some day . . . " : PROMISE
3
New electronic techniques. : AUTOMATIONS
4
Desist. : CEASE
5
Blue-pencilers: Abbr. : EDS
6
Violins, for short. : STRADS
7
Prize giver. : AWARDER
8
Annuities shared by a group. : TONTINES
9
Park in Colorado. : ESTES
10
City in Spain. : LEON
11
Maiden. : LASS
12
Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Links place. : TEE
14
The earth: Dial. : ERD
20
Grouped. : MASSED
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Explosive charges. : PROPELLANTS
24
Peg or bolt. : PIN
25
Comprehend. : SEE
27
___ Island. : ELLIS
28
Per ardua ad ___. : ASTRA
29
Small case. : ETUI
31
Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Owed: Obs. : DEBTED
35
Regrets deeply. : DEPLORES
37
Power project. : TVA
38
United. : WED
39
Yugoslavian. : SLOVENE
41
Bride-to-be. : FIANCEE
42
Transmitters. : SENDERS
45
Prevents. : AVERTS
48
Balls of yarn. : CLEWS
49
Planet. : PLUTO
50
Title for Rabbit or Fox. : BRER
51
Raison d'___. : ETRE
53
Sine ___ non. : QUA
54
And, in Bonn. : UND
55
Say further. : ADD
56
Roll. : BUN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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