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New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,694
Across Down
1. Give way. : SUCCUMB
8. Nocturnal mammal. : RACCOON
15. Food dish of Florida. : GROUPER
16. Raise the value of. : ENHANCE
17. Hybrid flower. : TEAROSE
18. Birthday events. : PARTIES
19. Discovered by touching, tasting, etc. : SENSATE
21. Anthracite. : COAL
22. ___ boy! : ATTA
24. Eastern title. : KHAN
26. The "Woman in White." : ANNE
27. Cultivate. : TILL
28. Soft-winged night flier. : HOOTOWL
30. Wake-robin. : TRILLIUM
32. Of more than average height. : TALLER
36. Grandson of Helen of Troy. : ION
37. Not steady. : ASTATIC
39. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
40. Strips on shoe soles. : CLEATS
42. Duenna's charge. : SENORITA
44. Hunting. : SEEKING
46. College subject: Abbr. : ECON
47. Counter, sometimes blue. : CHIP
50. Province of Pakistan. : SIND
51. Slippery customers. : EEES
52. Querying interjection. : HUNH
53. Guardian spirits. : DAEMONS
56. Wild. : UNTAMED
59. Muscle. : ROTATOR
62. Means of transportation. : CARLINE
63. In grammar, having but one form for either sex. : EPICENE
64. Tied. : KNOTTED
65. Put an end to. : DESTROY
1. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
2. Noun suffix. : URE
3. Geographical feature. : COASTLINE
4. Panacea. : CUREALL
5. ___ my word! (truly!) : UPON
6. Jumble. : MESS
7. Begin suddenly. : BREAKOUT
8. Usual summer TV show. : REPEAT
9. Sayings: Suffix. : ANA
10. Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
11. Cry of disapproval. : CATCALL
12. Shallot. : ONION
13. Indian, for instance. : OCEAN
14. Village near Amiens. : NESLE
20. Paul Gallico's "enchanted cat." : THOMASINA
22. Part of a house. : ATTIC
23. Alpine region. : TIROL
25. Observing. : NOTING
28. Relatives of 11 Down. : HISSES
29. City in Texas. : WACO
31. At the eleventh hour. : LATE
33. Favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. : LEICESTER
34. Sing the praises of . : EXTOE
35. Certain horses. : ROANS
38. Made a formal offer. : TENDERED
41. Tarlike substance. : ASPHALT
43. Portray again. : REENACT
45. Teased playfully: Slang. : KIDDED
47. Cut of beef. : CHUCK
48. Province of China. : HUNAN
49. Opening bars of popular music: Colloq. : INTRO
54. Brood over a grievance. : MOPE
55. Revolutionary orator. : OTIS
57. With: Ger. : MIT
58. Compass point. : ENE
60. Biblical town near Joppa. : ONO
61. King: Span. : REY

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

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