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New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,704
Across Down
1. Geneva conferee. : HERTER
7. Chairman, House Un-American Activities Committee. : WALTER
13. City in Spain. : OVIEDO
14. Imagines. : IDEATES
16. Gave silent approval. : NODDED
17. Shipping routes. : SEALANES
19. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
20. Abundant. : RIFE
22. Take off. : REMOVE
23. Norse name. : SVEN
25. Deprived of feeling. : NUMB
27. Tore apart. : RIVED
28. Soprano's vis-à-vis. : TENOR
30. Percolate. : SEEP
32. Nostril. : NARE
33. Soap operas, for instance. : MATINEES
36. Sun shade. : TAN
37. As opposed to figurative. : LITERAL
40. Cooling device on a car engine. : FANBELT
42. Common verb. : ARE
43. One skilled at drawing forth information. : ELICITOR
45. Gaelic man's name. : NEAL
47. Wax: Obs. : CERE
48. Expert at repartee. : WITTY
52. Namesakes of Mme. Gluck. : ALMAS
54. Rambler. : ROSE
56. Philippine Moslem. : MORO
57. Distinguishing flavors. : TASTES
59. Normandy town. : STLO
61. Accomplished. : DID
62. Dubs. : ENTITLES
64. Malicious destroyer. : VANDAL
66. Preordain. : DESTINE
67. Operatic role. : ISOLDE
68. Site of the Colossus. : RHODES
69. Emphasize. : STRESS
1. Trustworthy. : HONEST
2. Develop gradually. : EVOLVE
3. Dominated (by something specified). : RIDDEN
4. Batting champ Williams. : TED
5. River into the Fulda. : EDER
6. French sculptor. : RODIN
7. Solons. : WISEMEN
8. Hoosier humorist. : ADE
9. Shakespearean role. : LEAR
10. Former German coin. : TALER
11. Star in Draco. : ETAMIN
12. Refurbish. : RENOVATE
15. Respective. : SEVERAL
18. Sitting, especially of statues. : SEDENT
21. British rifleman. : FUSILIER
24. City in W Alaska. : NOME
26. Brawny to the nth degree. : BEEFIEST
29. Unusual. : RARE
31. Irish fuel. : PEAT
34. Soapstone. : TALC
35. White, crystalline flakes. : SNOW
37. Woolly. : LANATE
38. Scene of national elections, June, 1959. : IRELAND
39. Hoffa follower. : TEAMSTER
41. Part of a fedora. : BRIM
44. Intersects. : CROSSES
46. Somewhat tardy. : LATISH
49. Child's walk. : TODDLE
50. Trinities. : TRIADS
51. Alpine calls. : YODLES
53. Bout: Colloq. : SETTO
55. Well-known G.I. : ELVIS
58. Tobagganed. : SLID
60. Kiln. : OAST
63. Compass point. : ENE
65. "Water, water everywhere, ___ any drop to drink." : NOR

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

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