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New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,473
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1. Poet Sandburg. : CARL
5. Walk heavily. : PLOD
9. Sisters. : NUNS
13. In Hawaii, a porch. : LANAI
14. Assumed function. : ROLE
15. Blackbirds. : ANIS
16. 46-year-old pastime. : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
19. Coasting races for the kids. : SOAPBOXDERBIES
20. Describing a class of fish. : BONY
21. Island in the Aegean. : IOS
22. Weep. : LAMENT
25. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
27. Title of address: Abbr. : MME
30. Aromas. : ODORS
31. Colorful flowers. : SWEETPEAS
33. Leader of a rebellion, 1842. : DORR
34. ___ that. : THATS
35. Baba and others. : ALIS
36. Tod Andrews' TV role. : GRAYGHOST
38. Disposed (to). : PRONE
39. Electric ___. : EEL
40. European country: Abbr. : LITH
41. Wading birds. : CRANES
42. Mediterranean island: Abbr. : SAR
43. Relative of a cutter. : SLED
44. Coin specialists. : NUMISMATICIANS
51. Entertainment medium. : COLORTELEVISION
52. Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
53. Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
54. Transmits. : SENDS
55. Undertaking. : TASK
56. Administer. : DEAL
57. Spanish form of "to be." : ESTE
1. Dear: Ital. : CARO
2. Wild ox. : ANOA
3. Dessert fruit. : RASPBERRY
4. Portuguese wines. : LISBONS
5. Function of a deputy. : PROXY
6. Ruler. : LORD
7. Ye ___ Gifte Shoppe. : OLDE
8. Keeps from having. : DEPRIVES
9. Believers in "Mein Kampf." : NAZIS
10. Austrian weight. : UNZE
11. Norse name. : NILS
12. Compass point. : SSE
13. Bank credentials: Abbr. : LCS
17. Habit. : WONT
18. Type of vessel. : UBOAT
22. Prominent U. N. representative. : LODGE
23. Worship. : ADORE
24. Ethical. : MORAL
25. Overflowed by water. : AWASH
26. Native of Latvia. : LETT
27. Juicy fruit. : MELON
28. Source of the biggest blueberry crop. : MAINE
29. Letters. : ESSES
31. Small pellets. : SHOT
32. Edens. : PARADISES
34. Desired. : THIRSTED
37. White of egg. : GLAIR
38. Sharply defined. : PRECISE
41. 154. : CLIV
42. Loose garment. : SMOCK
43. Smuggle. : STEAL
44. Felix Arndt opus. : NOLA
45. Caucho trees. : ULES
46. Allot. : METE
47. Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
48. "It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
49. Knot. : NODE
50. Symbols for tin. : SNS
51. Grimalkin. : CAT

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

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