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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,722
Across
1
London tourist mecca. : TOWER
6
Strip of wood. : SLAT
10
Arab attire. : ABAS
14
Wrought up. : IRATE
15
Actor from England. : CARYGRANT
17
Paginated. : PAGED
18
Library of Congress treasures. : AMERICANA
19
___-Aztecan. : UTO
20
Business group: Abbr. : CORP
22
Peninsula of Asia. : MALAY
23
Five-year periods. : PENTADS
25
Tag on certain merchandise. : SOLD
27
Red ___. : TAPE
28
He wrote "Dere Mable." : STREETER
32
Daughter of Oceanus. : DORIS
34
Famous street in London. : FLEET
35
Hero of "Exodus." : ARI
36
Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
37
Ill-mannered ones. : BOORS
38
Prunes-and-prismy one. : PRIG
39
___ Upsilon. : PSI
40
Depicted. : DRAWN
41
Juvenile transportation. : BIKES
42
Time tellers. : SUNDIALS
44
City in Colombia. : CALI
45
Receptacles. : URNS
46
Ancient money units. : TALENTS
49
Irish county. : CLARE
52
Window part. : SILL
53
Hiatus. : GAP
54
Republican Senator from Pennsylvania. : HUGHSCOTT
57
Bandleader Shaw. : ARTIE
59
Artificial. : UNNATURAL
60
Was prominent. : SHONE
61
Injure. : MAIM
62
Old-time wizard. : MAGE
63
Harmonized. : TONED
Down
1
Constructed like theatre seats. : TIPUP
2
Declaim. : ORATE
3
One of the Westerns. : WAGONTRAIN
4
Soissons summer. : ETE
5
Luggage toters. : REDCAPS
6
Marks of battle. : SCARS
7
Source of light. : LAMP
8
Auxiliary verb. : ARE
9
Son of Odin. : TYR
10
Passageway with shops. : ARCADE
11
False god. : BAAL
12
Four pice. : ANNA
13
Pause. : STAY
16
Boring tool. : GIMLET
21
Lyric poem. : ODE
24
Caudal appendage. : TAIL
25
Where the poop is. : STERN
26
Smeltery substances. : ORES
28
Reduces 48 Down. : SLOWS
29
Hoosier literateur. : TARKINGTON
30
Great Lakes port. : ERIE
31
Fits out. : RIGS
32
Slopes down. : DIPS
33
City near Kyoto. : OTSU
34
Young farm animals. : FOALS
37
Cattle feed. : BRAN
38
Beam supporting a dock. : PILE
40
Most dreadful. : DIREST
41
Ship stabilizer. : BALLAST
43
Where U. of New Hampshire is. : DURHAM
44
Presidential nickname. : CAL
46
___ role. : TITLE
47
French historian. : TAINE
48
Velocity. : SPEED
49
Friend: Colloq. : CHUM
50
Selene's Roman counterpart. : LUNA
51
Vedic god. : AGNI
52
Social affair. : STAG
55
___ laude. : CUM
56
Old English coin. : ORA
58
Phi ___ Sigma. : RHO

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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