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New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,760
Across Down
1. Best-seller novelist. : URIS
5. Laborer of a kind. : SPADEMAN
13. Ill will. : MALICE
15. Center of attraction. : CYNOSURE
16. Charm. : AMULET
17. Entertainers. : ARTISTES
18. Where the farmer lives. : DELL
19. Men of Berlin. : HERREN
21. Legislative product. : ACT
22. Woeful word. : ALAS
23. Academies: Abbr. : SCHS
24. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
25. With: Ger. : MIT
26. Where Bobby Shaftoe went. : TOSEA
28. Honkers. : GEESE
29. Summer: Fr. : ETE
30. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
31. Combining form used with tetra, penta, etc. : GON
32. Large South African antelope. : SASSABY
34. Crucial ball game. : PLAYOFF
38. Time periods: Abbr. : HRS
39. French city. : CAEN
40. Creator of A. Gordon Pym. : POE
41. Is solicitous. : CARES
44. Exercised the franchise. : VOTED
45. Water bird. : ERN
46. Laboratory liquid. : ACID
47. When Quadragesima is. : LENT
48. Nail. : BRAD
49. Member of the flock. : RAM
50. Wayne and others. : MORSES
52. Fury. : RAGE
53. Australian city. : ADELAIDE
55. Kind of pronoun "it" is. : NEUTER
57. Old name for a piece of steel for striking a light. : FIREIRON
58. Changes. : ALTERS
59. Legal right. : EASEMENT
60. Variegated. : PIED
1. Howls. : ULULATES
2. Streams. : RILLS
3. Sludge. : ICE
4. Eve's third son. : SETH
5. Less plentiful. : SCARCER
6. Deucalion's wife, in Greek myth. : PYRRHA
7. Pot contributions. : ANTES
8. Kill: Slang. : DOIN
9. Letter. : ESS
10. Change. : MUTATE
11. Palm trees. : ARECAS
12. Lie sheltered. : NESTLE
13. Butterfly and others. : MADAMES
14. Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
20. Try. : ESSAY
24. Counting-out word. : EENY
26. Arabian tambourines. : TAARS
27. Eyes, poetically. : ORBS
28. "___ do thou likewise." : GOAND
31. Joy. : GLEE
33. Storage structure. : SHED
34. Tab or strap on a garment: Fr. : PATTE
35. Acted. : OPERATED
36. Hunter for food. : FORAGER
37. Fireplace screens. : FENDERS
39. Approval. : CONSENT
41. Water bottle. : CARAFE
42. National Park in Maine. : ACADIA
43. Verse makers: Var. : RIMERS
44. Star of "Redhead." : VERDON
47. French river into the Atlantic. : LOIRE
48. Animal. : BRUTE
50. Injure. : MAIM
51. Cookie. : SNAP
54. Great general. : LEE
56. Ivy League man. : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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