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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1959

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,681
Across
1. Situations. : JOBS
5. Spanish port of 1492 sailing. : PALOS
10. Young animals. : PUPS
14. Jannings of Lubitsch films. : EMIL
15. Gronchi's country. : ITALY
16. What Wynken, Blynken, and Nod sailed into. : ASEA
17. Pope's letter to the clergy. : ENCYCLICAL
19. Sea bird. : TERN
20. Jumble. : PIE
21. Confederate. : ALLY
22. Site of spring sacred to Muses. : PIERIA
24. Gaiter. : SPAT
25. Indo-Chinese language. : SHAN
26. Skilled workman or artist. : MASTER
29. Harder. : FLINTIER
33. Flower like a daisy. : ASTER
34. Allen and Stone. : FREDS
35. Its emblem, the Blue Eagle. : NRA
36. French town of Vichy trials. : RIOM
37. Wild plums. : SLOES
38. Shoo! : SCAT
39. Member of the family: Abbr. : DAU
40. A slide or ride. : COAST
41. Capital city in Asia. : LHASA
42. Discontinue. : INTERMIT
44. A Barrymore. : LIONEL
45. Poetic contraction. : NEER
46. Approximately. : SOME
47. Christian ___. : HERTER
50. Senor's definite affirmative. : SISI
51. Outdo. : TOP
54. Above: Ger. : UBER
55. Desert hazards. : SANDSTORMS
58. Good will: Archaic. : GREE
59. Officer of Caesar's time. : EDILE
60. Budget item. : DUES
61. Small bay, as in place names. : HOLE
62. Narrow bands. : TAPES
63. Impression. : DENT
Down
1. Another name for blitzbuggy. : JEEP
2. All: Comb. form. : OMNI
3. Grayish blue. : BICE
4. Crafty. : SLY
5. Main support. : PILLAR
6. Tipped. : ATILT
7. Describing delicate garments. : LACY
8. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
9. Small, soulless, elemental beings. : SYLPHIDS
10. Evident. : PATENT
11. Partaker of. : USER
12. "The Peer and the ___." : PERI
13. Yemen's capital. : SANA
18. Prance. : CAPER
23. Namesakes of actor Hunter. : IANS
24. Plant part. : STEM
25. Rain-snow mixture. : SLEET
26. Tuesday, in France. : MARDI
27. Cambodian. : ASIAN
28. Name in detective-story field. : STOUT
29. Harbinger of winter. : FROST
30. S. A. Indian. : INCAN
31. Scrape out. : ERASE
32. Assessed amount. : RATAL
34. Natural talent. : FLAIR
37. English county. : SOMERSET
38. Tire casing. : SHOE
40. One of the Algonquins. : CREE
41. Utmost extent. : LIMIT
43. Menu item. : ENTREE
44. Red figures. : LOSSES
46. Move like a crab. : SIDLE
47. One of the Walpoles. : HUGH
48. River along foot of Pyrenees. : EBRO
49. Spool. : REEL
50. Bit. : SNIP
51. Right. : TRUE
52. Sign. : OMEN
53. Attention-getting sound. : PSST
56. City in Oklahoma. : ADA
57. Singular. : ODD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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