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New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1959

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,672
Across
1. Lucy's husband. : DESI
5. Athletic event. : MEET
9. Reptiles. : ASPS
13. Woden. : ODIN
14. Cartographer's concern. : ATLAS
16. European country: Abbr. : ITAL
17. Billy. : NIGHTSTICK
19. Farm building. : SILO
20. Munificent. : GENEROUS
21. Canary. : YELLOW
23. ___ Tin Tin. : RIN
24. Prehistoric invention. : WHEEL
25. Carved gem. : CAMEO
28. Flight. : STAIR
30. Navy landing boat. : LST
33. Three islands in Galway Bay. : ARANS
34. Role for Sidney Poitier. : PORGY
35. Brazilian name of Putumayo River. : ICA
36. Disintegrate. : MELT
37. Bungle. : BOTCH
38. From a distance. : AFAR
39. Common abbreviation. : ETC
40. One who speaks softly. : COOER
41. Brisk. : ALERT
42. Constellation. : LEO
43. ___-gurdy. : HURDY
44. Pants. : GASPS
45. Certain times. : NOONS
47. Hic, haec, ___. : HOC
48. Vehicle of a sort. : HOTROD
50. That can be endured. : BEARABLE
55. British protectorate in Asia. : ADEN
56. Agents. : EMISSARIES
58. Italian painter. : RENI
59. Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
60. Kind of door. : TRAP
61. Strokes. : PATS
62. German: Abbr. : TEUT
63. Whirlpool. : EDDY
Down
1. Ringing sound. : DONG
2. Diminutive of a girl's name. : EDIE
3. Omen. : SIGN
4. Basic. : INHERENT
5. Dixon's partner. : MASON
6. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
7. Yale men. : ELIS
8. Gen. Weyland's air group. : TAC
9. Passageway. : AISLE
10. Museum pieces. : STILLLIFES
11. ___ Alto. : PALO
12. Dull. : SLOW
15. All the way up. : SKYHIGH
18. Pieces of music. : TRIOS
22. Unearthly. : EERY
24. Rallying shout. : WARCRY
25. Animal with cushioned feet. : CAMEL
26. Mountain formation. : ARETE
27. Dissatisfied one. : MALCONTENT
28. Animals' trails. : SPOORS
29. Carried: Colloq. : TOTED
31. Embankment. : SCARP
32. Turnovers. : TARTS
37. Obligatory. : BOUNDEN
38. How to order dinner. : ALACARTE
40. Puffing sound: Colloq. : CHOO
41. Market place. : AGORA
46. Avifauna. : ORNIS
47. Negative verbal contraction. : HASNT
48. Triangular instrument. : HARP
49. Music halls of ancient times. : ODEA
50. Ill-humor. : BILE
51. Biblical hunter. : ESAU
52. Redpoll or redwing. : BIRD
53. Salesman's prospect. : LEAD
54. Catch sight of. : ESPY
57. Pithy remark. : MOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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