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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Escoffier, for example. : CHEF
5. Eh? : WHAT
9. Contradict. : REBUT
14. Knight of the road. : HOBO
15. One of noble qualities. : HERO
16. Expiate. : ATONE
17. Involved in confusion. : EMBROILED
19. Bachelor girls. : MAIDS
20. Take umbrage. : RESENT
21. European apple tree. : SORB
23. Permit. : LET
24. "Them as has, ___." : GITS
26. Adjective for the moon. : SILVERY
28. Trained. : SCHOOLED
32. Reward: Poet. : MEED
33. Eureka! : AHA
34. Title for Haile Selassie. : NEGUS
36. Detecting device. : RADAR
39. Fatty ingredient. : LARD
41. Challenges. : DARES
43. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
44. Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
46. Musical rounds. : ROTAS
48. Kern song hit. : WHO
49. Curved. : BENT
51. Put in a box. : CARTONED
53. Enlarges (a photograph). : BLOWSUP
56. Take home pay. : EARN
57. Flowery garland. : LEI
58. Tropical tree. : UPAS
60. Keeps (oneself) active. : BUSIES
64. Angler of sorts. : EELER
66. Excited: Colloq. : STEAMEDUP
68. Rugged crest. : ARETE
69. Country place. : TOWN
70. Arena animal in Spain. : TORO
71. ___ Cup Match, in golf. : RYDER
72. Coped. : APED
73. Track of a deer. : SLOT
Down
1. Dear: Fr. : CHER
2. Topic for John Howard Payne. : HOME
3. Refluxes. : EBBS
4. Renounce. : FOREGO
5. Pared down. : WHITTLED
6. Queen of the underworld. : HEL
7. Metric measures. : ARES
8. Commotions: Colloq. : TODOS
9. Rose. : RAMBLER
10. Greek letter. : ETA
11. Condensed. : BOILEDDOWN
12. In the shelter of. : UNDER
13. Irascible. : TESTY
18. Pungent vegetable. : ONION
22. Edge. : RIM
25. Smoke: Var. : SEGAR
27. Meat for cutlets. : VEAL
28. Hall in a casa. : SALA
29. Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
30. Tough: Colloq. : HARDBOILED
31. Breed of large red hog. : DUROC
35. Bristles, in botany. : SETAE
37. Wish ardently. : ACHE
38. Crucifix. : ROOD
40. Uncle of the Barrymores. : DREW
42. Spanish dance. : SARABAND
45. One who guarantees. : ENSURER
47. Sound from a stringed instrument. : STRUM
50. Male sheep. : TUP
52. Beginnings. : ONSETS
53. Misty, as the eyes. : BLEAR
54. Suspicious: Slang. : LEERY
55. Italian foodstuff. : PASTA
59. Finish. : STOP
61. Graven image. : IDOL
62. Combining form for a continent. : EURO
63. Patch. : SPOT
65. French season. : ETE
67. ___ lamb. : EWE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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