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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F K X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,710
Across Down
1. Early stage in formation of coal. : PEAT
5. Chide severely. : SCOLD
10. Ore deposit. : LODE
14. Fine printing stock. : INDIAPAPER
16. Seed covering. : ARIL
17. A disparaging word, such as poetaster. : PEJORATIVE
18. Enthusiasm. : ZEAL
19. Campus at Dallas. : SMU
20. Wild geranium. : CRANESBILL
22. Linear measure: Abbr. : YDS
24. Miss Dinsmore. : ELSIE
25. Restaurant employe. : WAITRESS
29. Haul up (a sail) and lash with rope. : TRICE
33. Brightest star in the Pleiades. : ALCYONE
34. Small bed. : COT
36. ___. pros. : NOL
37. Inlet: Span. : RIA
38. Imposing. : BIG
39. Beverage. : ALE
40. Badly. : ILL
41. Term of endearment. : PET
42. Old name of Tokyo. : EDO
43. Louisiana tobacco. : PERIQUE
45. Look of contempt. : SNEER
47. Marsupials. : OPOSSUMS
48. Rose extract. : ATTAR
51. Ad ___. : LIB
52. States of servitude. : VASSALAGES
57. Aunt: Span. : TIA
59. Rustic conveyance. : CART
60. Serving to warn. : MONITORIAL
62. Formerly. : ONCE
63. Recipe item. : INGREDIENT
64. Very: Ger. : SEHR
65. Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
66. Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
1. Apple seeds. : PIPS
2. One concern of the FBI. : ENEMYALIEN
3. Hear and decide (a case). : ADJUDICATE
4. Relative of 57 Across. : TIO
5. Mast. : SPAR
6. Down: Prefix. : CATA
7. Thinks. : OPINES
8. Well balanced. : LEVEL
9. Something to wear. : DRESS
10. Less inclined to work. : LAZIER
11. City on the Oka. : OREL
12. Instrument face. : DIAL
13. Building wing. : ELL
15. Curve. : ARC
21. Cocktail ingredient. : BITTERS
23. Porcine residence. : STY
25. Distorts in telling. : WARPS
26. Famous fictional Mister. : ROBERTS
27. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
28. Lily of Utah. : SEGO
30. Sins. : INIQUITIES
31. Rooters at Baker Field. : COLUMBIANS
32. Mademoiselles. : ELLES
34. Satirist of the comics. : CAPP
35. Shortening. : OLEO
44. Long or Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
46. Religious festival. : EASTER
47. Sunset color. : ORANGE
49. Dravidian language. : TAMIL
50. With nothing more. : ALONE
52. Wind indicator. : VANE
53. Decorative gateway. : ARCH
54. Encircle. : GIRD
55. Summers in Paris. : ETES
56. Turf. : SOD
58. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
59. Lettuce. : COS
61. ___ Amazonas. : RIO

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

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