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New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,674
Across Down
1. Author Stringfellow. : BARR
5. Keep back. : DAMUP
10. Belle: Span. : MAJA
14. Olive genus. : OLEA
15. "Fidelio," for example. : OPERA
16. A road to Rome. : ITER
17. Ravelings. : LINT
18. City on the Hudson. : WATERVLIET
20. From here to there. : DISTANCE
22. English Channel port. : DIEPPE
23. Fry quickly. : SAUTE
24. ___ Hashana. : ROSH
25. Available for. : OPENTO
27. Builders of bridges. : PONTISTS
31. Mountain pass. : COL
32. Night flier. : OWLET
34. Further. : AGAIN
35. Times. : ERAS
37. Letters. : NOTES
39. Writer in exile during "Second Empire." : HUGO
40. "Nothing dries sooner than ___." : ATEAR
42. Bewildered. : ATSEA
44. Language: Abbr. : GER
45. Where 22 Across is. : NORMANDY
47. French physicist (1775–1836). : AMPERE
49. Old French coins. : ECUS
50. Fishgig. : SPEAR
51. Minnow. : SHINER
54. Architect of the Capitol, 1798. : THORNTON
57. Town on the Hudson. : HAVERSTRAW
59. Wax: Fr. : CIRE
60. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
61. Gnaw away. : ERODE
62. Try (a law case). : HEAR
63. City in Belgium. : MONS
64. Attendant on Bacchus. : SATYR
65. Where the Storting meets. : OSLO
1. Clear, sharp, etc. : BOLD
2. Et ___. : ALII
3. City on the Hudson. : RENSSELAER
4. Caning material. : RATTAN
5. One place to shop. : DOWNTOWN
6. Swiftly. : APACE
7. Apportion. : METE
8. State of being: Suffix. : URE
9. Governor's prerogative. : PARDON
10. Describing Denver. : MILEHIGH
11. On the end. : ATIP
12. W. W. II vehicle. : JEEP
13. "Vissi d'___," Tosca aria. : ARTE
19. Panorama. : VISTA
21. Family transportation. : AUTO
24. Medieval stringed instruments. : ROTES
25. Great expanse. : OCEAN
26. ___ Alegre, Brazil. : PORTO
27. Trivial. : PETTY
28. Town on the Hudson. : SAUGERTIES
29. Asian animal. : TIGER
30. Breathing sound. : SNORE
33. A lot: Colloq. : LOADS
36. Monotony. : SAMENESS
38. Admiral Burke's concern. : SEAPOWER
41. Sprinter. : RACER
43. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
46. Registered ___. : NURSES
48. First name in tennis. : PANCHO
50. On the ___ side of (older than). : SHADY
51. False. : SHAM
52. Saintly symbol. : HALO
53. Tsarist name. : IVAN
54. Race event. : TROT
55. Spoken. : ORAL
56. Roman dictator. : NERO
58. Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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