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New York Times, Friday, August 21, 1959

Author: Norton Rhoades
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Norton Rhoades has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,689
Across Down
1. Type of rubber. : FOAM
5. Disloyal. : FALSE
10. Kingfish. : OPAH
14. Side glance. : OGLE
15. Refuse to acknowledge. : UNOWN
16. Relative of 43 Down. : TODO
17. Small bird. : WREN
18. Princely. : REGAL
19. Arena animal: Span. : TORO
20. Wordbook. : LEXICON
22. One at the Round Table. : GALAHAD
24. Types. : SORTS
26. Go boating. : ROW
27. "Five, six, pick up ___." : STICKS
30. Potatoes ___. : AUGRATIN
35. Contend. : ARGUE
36. Melted. : FUSED
37. State: Abbr. : ALA
38. Jokes of a sort. : PUNS
39. Natives of Helsinki. : FINNS
40. Old English bard. : SCOP
41. Here: Fr. : ICI
42. Silver: Span. : PLATA
43. Splinter. : SHIVE
44. Lonely. : DESOLATE
46. Parts of U. S. A. : STATES
47. Seedcase. : BUR
48. Fleet. : RAPID
50. French colony on Gulf of Guinea. : DAHOMEY
54. Hunting dog. : HARRIER
58. His: Fr. : ALUI
59. A-one. : SUPER
61. TV canine. : ASTA
62. Perukes. : WIGS
63. Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
64. Littleneck. : CLAM
65. 19th Cent. cartoonist. : NAST
66. Hillbilly character. : PAPPY
67. Remedy. : HELP
1. Barnyard denizens. : FOWL
2. Bugbear's relative. : OGRE
3. Olmedo of the courts. : ALEX
4. Crescent-shaped thing. : MENISCUS
5. What nine days' wonders cause. : FURORS
6. About. : ANENT
7. Skipper's daybook. : LOG
8. Stolen goods. : SWAG
9. Spreads. : ENLARGES
10. Seat of Canada's government. : OTTAWA
11. Exclamation of disbelief. : POOH
12. Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
13. Part of a parka. : HOOD
21. Industrial fuel. : COKE
23. Conrad's Jim. : LORD
25. Idle walk. : SAUNTER
27. Flavory. : SAPID
28. Pause or respite. : TRUCE
29. ___ fatuus (will-o'-the-wisp). : IGNIS
31. Middies' campus. : USNA
32. Unspoken. : TACIT
33. "How do ___ thee? . . . " : ILOVE
34. Scruffs. : NAPES
36. Peremptory order. : FIAT
39. Flies off the handle. : FLARESUP
40. One of a Biblical trio. : SHADRACH
42. Greengage. : PLUM
43. Commotion. : STIR
45. Orchestra member. : OBOIST
46. Emitting flashes of light. : SPARKY
49. Huddled together. : AHEAP
50. Time of day. : DAWN
51. Inter ___. : ALIA
52. Embraces. : HUGS
53. City in Arizona. : YUMA
55. Presque ___, Maine. : ISLE
56. Much-used Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
57. Sloping roadway. : RAMP
60. A spot on cards. : PIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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