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New York Times, Thursday, December 10, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Marked out a trail. : BLAZED
7. Where Gov. Hatfield works. : SALEM
12. Utah's symbol. : BEEHIVE
13. Fine Spanish swords. : TOLEDOS
15. Poem by Shelley, 1816. : ALASTOR
16. Stubborn and stupid. : ASININE
17. Author Yutang. : LIN
18. With elbow turned outward. : AKIMBO
20. School Shelley attended. : ETON
21. Lithuanian's relative. : LETT
23. "___ is wrought by want of thought . . . " : EVIL
24. Suffix for certain sciences. : ICS
25. Give a wide berth to. : AVOID
27. City of ancient Greece. : ELIS
29. Give sparingly. : DOLE
30. Autocrat. : DESPOT
32. Wound together. : ENTWINED
34. Canvas cover, for short. : TARP
36. Make progress. : GAIN
37. "Nay" voters. : OPPOSERS
41. Angry looks. : GLARES
45. Money in Milan. : LIRE
46. Affirmatives. : YEAS
48. Rialto offering. : DRAMA
49. Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ITE
50. Relative of camera. : SALA
52. Duck adept at diving. : SMEW
53. Decorative container. : VASE
55. Princess kidnapped by Zeus. : EUROPA
57. Lever. : PRY
58. Brief, witty verse. : EPIGRAM
60. Haughtily aloof: Colloq. : UPSTAGE
62. Shine forth. : RADIATE
63. Spot remover. : CLEANER
64. Dry runs. : TESTS
65. Card game. : HEARTS
Down
1. Suppose. : BELIEVE
2. Sheds. : LEANTOS
3. Cries of surprise. : AHS
4. Last Empress of Austria. : ZITA
5. Call forth. : EVOKE
6. Gather by inference. : DERIVE
7. Mediocre. : SOSO
8. Arabian name. : ALI
9. Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
10. A printing. : EDITION
11. Eyeglass. : MONOCLE
12. Song or poem. : BALLAD
13. Postponing indefinitely, as a motion. : TABLING
14. Became aware of. : SENSED
19. About twenty city blocks. : MILE
22. Step lightly. : TIPTOE
26. "___ I say . . . " : DOAS
28. Forest animal. : STAG
29. Money in Iraq. : DINARS
31. Playing card. : TREY
33. Stormy. : WILD
35. Take for granted. : PRESUME
37. Dickens' poor-but-honest boy. : OLIVER
38. In a flutter. : PITAPAT
39. Act as chairman. : PRESIDE
40. River into the Moselle. : SAAR
42. Unchecked. : RAMPANT
43. Comes forth. : EMERGES
44. Finn's friend. : SAWYER
47. Droop, as a hat brim. : SLOUCH
51. Pippin. : APPLE
54. Shield; protection. : EGIS
55. Grub. : EATS
56. Voyaging. : ASEA
59. Hamster's relative. : RAT
61. Black-top. : TAR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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