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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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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,731

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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Novel by Zola, 1880. : NANA
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Enumerate. : TELL
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___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
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Grain. : SEED
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Raises. : UPS

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

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