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New York Times, Saturday, October 17, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { B J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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1. Rest. : REPOSE
7. Kindles into activity. : SPARKS
13. State. : GEORGIA
14. Mystery. : ARCANUM
16. States. : ASSERTS
17. Twisted. : TORTILE
18. Balance. : POISE
19. Three-fold. : TRINE
21. Cotangent: Abbr. : CTN
22. Sea birds. : ERNS
23. Action with a golf club. : SWING
24. Card game for three. : SKAT
25. Simmer. : STEW
26. Labels. : TAGS
27. Office worker: Colloq. : STENO
28. "Martha" or "Mignon." : OPERA
30. Irish orator of Robert Emmett's time. : CURRAN
31. Agitated. : STIRRED
34. Fur-trimmed cloak. : PELISSE
35. Spoke. : TALKED
36. South Sea Bubble, for example. : FRAUD
37. Vexes: Colloq. : RILES
38. Bird sounds. : COOS
39. One: Lat. : UNUS
43. Having wings. : ALAR
44. Impetus. : FORCE
45. Swinging stride. : LOPE
46. Negative. : NOT
47. Multitude. : HORDE
48. Debussy's sea piece. : LAMER
49. Type of theatre. : DRIVEIN
51. Preparing for publication. : EDITING
53. City on the Guadalquiver. : SEVILLE
54. Protects. : DEFENDS
55. Stop. : DESIST
56. Riksdag members. : SWEDES
1. Vacation spot. : RESORT
2. Rosy red dye. : EOSINE
3. Printer. : PRESSWORKER
4. Folklore creature. : OGRE
5. Pose. : SIT
6. Direction. : EASTWARD
7. Dress materials. : SATINS
8. Tine. : PRONG
9. Land measure. : ACRE
10. Rodent. : RAT
11. Breeches. : KNICKERS
12. Seedless grapes. : SULTANAS
13. Fit of yawning. : GAPES
15. Italian name for French resort. : MENTONE
20. Baltic port. : RIGA
23. Pegasus. : STEED
24. Made a shrill sound, as katydids, crickets, etc. : STRIDULATED
27. ___ Archipelago, in the Philippines. : SULU
29. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
30. Stop. : CEASE
31. Bundles of thread, fiber, etc., twisted into rope. : STRANDS
32. Cut to fit. : TAILORED
33. Introducing an inference, said of words, as "therefore." : ILLATIVE
34. Sum derived from a sale. : PROCEEDS
36. Stream crossing. : FORD
38. Musical instrument. : CORNET
40. By name: Lat. : NOMINE
41. Turns, as a barrel. : UPENDS
42. Army men: Abbr. : SERGS
44. Thin sheets of metal. : FOILS
47. Word element meaning "sun." : HELI
48. Vivacity. : LIFE
50. Force: Lat. : VIS
52. Condensed moisture. : DEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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