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New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

Original 5-Down clue didn't have a hyphen before "frutti"; added it.

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C
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L
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O
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D
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H
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A
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R
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H
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R
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V
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B
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L
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L
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S
N
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L
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L
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T
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T
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P
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O
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C
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A
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S
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C
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D
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L
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K
P
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K
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E
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C
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C
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F
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G
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D
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M
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T
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C
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R
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C
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H
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S
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A
C
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T
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N
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H
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S
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,729
Across
1
Fill to repletion. : CLOY
5
Goings on. : TODO
9
Gruff. : HARSH
14
Storm. : RAVE
15
Employer. : USER
16
Greeting from Gov. Quinn. : ALOHA
17
Newspaper notice. : ITEM
18
Performers in 39 Across. : TEAM
19
Fanatical. : RABID
20
Forlorn. : BEREFT
22
Ruler. : LORD
24
Famous general. : LEE
25
Edible mollusk. : SNAIL
27
Football awards. : LETTERS
29
Small singing bird. : PIPIT
31
Visual. : OCULAR
33
Auxiliary verb. : ARE
34
Neat ___ pin. : ASA
35
He flew on wax-attached wings. : ICARUS
39
New home of players from Seal Stadium. : CANDLESTICKPARK
43
Hold in affection. : ENDEAR
44
Camper's bed. : COT
45
Year in Trajan's reign. : CII
46
Anything ugly or shocking: Colloq. : FRIGHT
48
That is: Lat. : IDEST
50
Cold, dry north wind. : MISTRAL
53
Kind of tie. : ASCOT
55
Very old: Abbr. : ANC
56
Son of Tros. : ILUS
58
Ring on a harness. : TERRET
61
Office worker. : CLERK
63
Gov. Loveless' home. : IOWA
65
Señor's abode. : CASA
66
Port of Indo-China. : HANOI
67
Scoria. : SLAG
68
"___ may look at a king." : ACAT
69
Intermediate to: Poet. : TWEEN
70
Sharpen. : HONE
71
Jaeger bird. : SKUA
Down
1
Fodder trough. : CRIB
2
After delay. : LATE
3
Wreck the budget. : OVERSPEND
4
Far East native. : YEMENI
5
___-frutti. : TUTTI
6
Chemical suffix. : OSE
7
Do business (with). : DEAL
8
Imitation gold. : ORMOLU
9
Pilot bread. : HARDTACK
10
State: Abbr. : ALA
11
California white oak. : ROBLE
12
More diffident. : SHIER
13
Pluto's realm. : HADES
21
Richest part of anything. : FAT
23
Survivor. : RELICT
26
Throw for a ___. : LOSS
28
Ambush. : TRAP
29
30 inches, in the U. S. Army. : PACE
30
Asian country. : IRAN
32
Play at 39 Across. : CATCH
34
Light as air. : AERIAL
36
Churchill Downs. : RACETRACK
37
"Exodus" chronicler. : URIS
38
Brief satire. : SKIT
40
Skillful. : DEFT
41
Rowdyish fellow. : LARRIKIN
42
Jot. : IOTA
47
Somewhat sticky. : GLUISH
48
Break the ___. : ICE
49
Tabitha of the Bible. : DORCAS
50
Power, in Germany. : MACHT
51
Type of relative. : INLAW
52
Tableau. : SCENE
54
Field of action. : STAGE
57
By one's self. : SOLO
59
Hunter, in Genesis. : ESAU
60
Bye-bye. : TATA
62
Sterlet delicacy. : ROE
64
Needing color. : WAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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