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New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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1. Vipers. : ASPS
5. Belief. : DOGMA
10. Greek mountain. : OSSA
14. Sharp nail. : CLAW
15. Thirty days. : APRIL
16. Hermit's home. : CELL
17. Booker ___ Washington. : TALIAFERRO
19. Too much: Fr. : TROP
20. Loud speaker. : STENTOR
21. Pledges (oneself). : ENGAGES
23. Vision. : DREAM
25. Presented. : GAVE
26. Neckpiece. : STOLE
29. Brother or sister. : SIB
31. Pillars. : PIERS
34. Leo ___ Durocher. : ERNEST
36. Card game. : LOO
38. State frankly. : AVOW
39. Throw, as the shot. : PUT
40. Cheap and flashy: Slang. : TINHORN
43. Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
44. Head symptom. : ACHE
46. Bird sound. : COO
47. Moved merrily. : DANCED
49. Distrustful: Slang. : LEERY
51. Coach. : BUS
53. Sierra Nevada lake resort. : TAHOE
54. Colors. : HUES
56. Greetings!: Fr. : SALUT
58. Jesse ___ James. : WOODSON
61. Silver-white minerals. : BARITES
65. His: Fr. : ALUI
66. Silversmith of 1775. : PAULREVERE
68. Newest. : LAST
69. Unfasten. : UNPEG
70. French pronoun. : ELLE
71. Joint. : KNEE
72. Antiquated. : PASSE
73. Wheelless vehicle. : SLED
1. Performances. : ACTS
2. Lath. : SLAT
3. Washed-out. : PALE
4. Shell game. : SWINDLE
5. Dr. Allan Roy ___. : DAFOE
6. "Norma" and "Louise." : OPERAS
7. Kennel sound effect. : GRR
8. Soggy earth. : MIRE
9. Lengthwise. : ALONG
10. Wife of Mark Antony. : OCTAVIA
11. Nikita ___ Khrushchev. : SERGEEVICH
12. Bluish black. : SLOE
13. Lofty mountains. : ALPS
18. Inactive. : ATREST
22. Hole. : GAP
24. Richard ___ Nixon. : MILHOUS
26. Calyx part. : SEPAL
27. Cessation of arms. : TRUCE
28. For free. : ONTHEHOUSE
30. Stadium sound. : BOO
32. Roundup. : RODEO
33. Ingemar Johansson, for one. : SWEDE
35. Habitual response: Colloq. : TIC
37. Mountain near Phoenix. : ORD
41. ___ Hill, San Francisco. : NOB
42. Innate character. : NATURE
45. Book-wise. : ERUDITE
48. Local products. : NATIVES
50. Affirmative. : YES
52. Precious pelts. : SABLES
55. Absorb. : SOPUP
57. Capacious. : LARGE
58. Stroll. : WALK
59. Pearl Buck character. : OLAN
60. Novel by Zola, 1880. : NANA
62. Enumerate. : TELL
63. ___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
64. Grain. : SEED
67. Raises. : UPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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