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New York Times, Wednesday, October 14, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,743
Across Down
1. Native of Gnossus. : CRETAN
7. Sea ducks. : SCAUPS
13. Airplane parts. : AILERONS
16. Cuban notable. : CASTRO
17. Kefauver's running mate. : SPARKMAN
18. Bard of Irish folklore. : OSSIAN
19. Fitting. : APT
20. Learned men. : SAVANTS
22. Linden tree. : LIN
23. Was stormy. : BLEW
25. Mends. : DARNS
26. Begin. : RISE
27. Lofty abode. : AERIE
29. Chop. : HEW
30. French composer. : BIZET
31. Palm trees. : SAGOS
33. Joints, in carpentering. : MITERS
34. Thicket. : COPSE
36. Plus ___ (knickerbockers). : FOURS
37. Council. : SOVIET
38. Magna ___. : CARTA
40. Curved moldings. : OGEES
41. Dandy. : FOP
42. Old-time juvenile author. : ALGER
46. Whirring sound. : BIRR
47. Appear suddenly. : BOBUP
49. Passable. : SOSO
50. Epsilon's relative. : ETA
51. Strewn with stones, as a beach. : PEBBLED
53. World power. : USA
54. Meat dish. : RAGOUT
56. Families. : LINEAGES
58. Always: Poet. : ETERNE
59. Right of way, for example, in law. : EASEMENT
60. Close again. : RESEAL
61. Wipes out. : ERASES
1. Melon. : CASABA
2. Slight movement. : RIPPLE
3. Click beetle. : ELATER
4. Thrice: Comb. form. : TER
5. Bulky boats. : ARKS
6. Tribesman on the move. : NOMAD
7. Members of the Black Watch. : SCOTS
8. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
9. Burro. : ASS
10. Employer. : UTILIZER
11. Appreciative ones. : PRAISERS
12. "Golden Treasury" treasures. : SONNETS
14. Indian. : NAVAHO
15. Trapper's gear. : SNARES
21. Compass point. : NNW
24. More filmy. : WISPIER
26. Church books. : RITUALS
28. Facilitates. : EASES
30. Plant and animal life of a region. : BIOTA
32. Bring. : GET
33. Member of N. A. M. : MFR
34. Think over. : COGITATE
35. Surpluses. : OVERAGES
37. More subdued. : SOBERER
38. Paving stone. : COBBLE
39. Italian district. : APULIA
41. Watch pocket. : FOB
43. Chisels. : GOUGES
44. Member of ancient brotherhood. : ESSENE
45. Meat dishes. : ROASTS
47. East Indian pepper plant. : BETEL
48. Think: Fr. : PENSE
51. Arid plateau in the Andes. : PUNA
52. Game animal. : DEER
55. Pyrites. : ORE
57. Old church vessel. : AMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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