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New York Times, Tuesday, November 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,777
Across
1. Trace fastening on a horse's collar. : HAME
5. Some South Africans. : BOERS
10. Primates. : APES
14. The southwest wind. : AFER
15. Coincide. : AGREE
16. Nevada city. : RENO
17. Wild pansy. : HEARTSEASE
19. Scissor. : SNIP
20. Beard of grain. : AWN
21. Employs. : USES
22. Tendencies. : TRENDS
24. Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
25. Glossy. : SHINY
26. Dweller in a warren. : RABBIT
29. Mythological monsters. : CHIMERAS
32. Stranger. : ALIEN
33. Place in a row. : ALINE
34. Japanese sash. : OBI
35. Extensive. : VAST
36. Part of a fork. : PRONG
37. Woad, indigo, eosin, etc. : DYES
38. Old verb ending. : ETH
39. Realities. : FACTS
40. Superfluities in Newcastle. : COALS
41. Stone Age implements. : NEOLITHS
43. Scrooge's partner. : MARLEY
44. Suggestive of certain evergreens. : PINEY
45. One of the Grants. : CARY
46. Give heed to. : LISTEN
48. "And ___ bed."—Pepys. : SOTO
49. Pronoun. : ITS
52. Quondam. : ONCE
53. Garden balsam or jewelweed. : TOUCHMENOT
56. Shape of a pentamerous flower. : STAR
57. Signature of a literary genius. : EAPOE
58. Small parrot. : LORY
59. Choicest parts. : TOPS
60. Cheerless: Poet. : DREAR
61. Patriot general of 1776. : KNOX
Down
1. Sound of mirth. : HAHA
2. Quite ___ (a good many). : AFEW
3. Average. : MEAN
4. Miscalculate. : ERR
5. Hound. : BASSET
6. Moldings. : OGEES
7. Ages. : ERAS
8. Abode: Abbr. : RES
9. In a state of violent agitation. : SEETHING
10. Leblanc's M. Lupin. : ARSENE
11. One of the mints. : PENNYROYAL
12. Girl's name meaning "woodlark." : ENID
13. Soaks up. : SOPS
18. City on the Po. : TURIN
23. Hoarfrost. : RIME
24. Aid. : ABET
25. Tibia edges. : SHINS
26. Bird. : RAVEN
27. Winged. : ALATE
28. The miterwort. : BISHOPSCAP
29. Coagulates. : CLOTS
30. White poplar. : ABELE
31. Mollycoddle. : SISSY
33. Word element meaning "rule" : ARCHY
36. Protected, as an invention. : PATENTED
37. Small boat. : DORY
39. Excellent. : FINE
40. Billiard shot. : CAROM
42. Metric units. : LITERS
43. Well-known Puritan in early Boston. : MATHER
45. Popular beverage. : COCOA
46. Perplexed. : LOST
47. Look ___ (investigate). : INTO
48. Member of a mob scene: Slang. : SUPE
49. Look ___ (pay a brief visit to). : INON
50. Spanish bull. : TORO
51. Mythical river. : STYX
54. Sweep. : OAR
55. Antlered animal. : ELK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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