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New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1959

Author: Walter Colt
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,675
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1. Jalopy of the good old days. : FLIVVER
8. Period of play in a polo game. : CHUKKER
15. Last longer. : OUTLIVE
16. Italian menu specialty. : RAVIOLI
17. Vision aid. : GLASSES
18. Not invited. : UNASKED
19. Catcher Triandos. : GUS
20. Up ___ (ready to fight). : INARMS
22. Campus girl. : COED
23. Ancient stone pillar. : STELA
24. Latin verb form. : AMO
26. Equal: Prefix. : ISO
28. Metric unit of surface measure. : DECARE
30. English military unit: Abbr. : RAF
33. Generator part. : ROTOR
35. Semilegendary pirate. : KIDD
36. Commotion. : ADO
37. Spanish pineapple. : ANANA
38. English letter. : ZED
39. Building addition. : ANNEX
41. With 45 Across, an irregular course. : ZIG
42. Magpie. : PIET
44. Basis of rubber. : LATEX
45. See 41 Across. : ZAG
46. 19th cen. landscape painter. : INNESS
49. P. T. A. member. : MOM
50. Political group. : ADA
51. Lake west of Murmansk. : ENARE
53. Carrie Chapman ___. : CATT
56. Bombard. : STRAFE
58. Dance: Fr. : BAL
61. Member of A. A. U. : ATHLETE
63. Furnace opening for drawing off slag. : TAPHOLE
65. Made in folds. : PLEATED
66. Fire basket. : CRESSET
67. Indian get-togethers. : POWWOWS
68. Snobbish. : HIGHHAT
1. Verne character. : FOGG
2. A beaut. : LULU
3. Eskimos. : ITAS
4. Stringed instruments: Abbr. : VLS
5. Social call. : VISIT
6. Leveled off. : EVENED
7. Used car transaction. : RESALE
8. ___ Lynne, suburb of Philadelphia. : CRUM
9. Merchant of a guild town. : HANSARD
10. Grape: Lat. : UVA
11. Mount ___, N. Y. : KISCO
12. Lord High Executioner. : KOKO
13. A famous Robert. : ELEE
14. Blackmore character. : RIDD
21. Extortionist. : RACKETEER
23. In the near future. : SOON
25. Award. : MEDAL
26. Ancient country of Asia Minor. : IONIA
27. Old man of football. : STAGG
29. Helper. : AID
30. ___ earth (hunted down). : RANTO
31. Revoke legally. : ADEEM
32. Batting star of the 1930's. : FOXX
33. Ridicule: Slang. : RAZZ
34. Quick. : RAPID
38. ___ Buddhism. : ZEN
40. Title. : NAME
43. Very agitated: Slang. : INASTEW
47. Grab. : SNATCH
48. Expedition into the wilds. : SAFARI
50. Attorney ___. : ATLAW
52. Fasten down again, as a tent. : REPEG
53. Cartoonist. : CAPP
54. Pertaining to the atlas and axis: Prefix. : ATLO
55. Muscle. : THEW
57. Spreads (cut grass) for drying. : TEDS
58. Nonsense. : BOSH
59. Epithet of Athena. : ALEA
60. Baltic native. : LETT
62. 1944 military area: Abbr. : ETO
64. Address to royalty: Abbr. : HSH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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