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New York Times, Thursday, December 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,807

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Hurl. : PITCH
6. Moves with a loud hum. : ZOOMS
11. Fanciful musing. : REVERIE
13. Pepys, for one. : DIARIAN
15. Charms. : ENAMORS
16. Where London is. : ONTARIO
17. New England cape. : ANN
18. Rocky Mountain range. : WASATCH
20. Up: Prefix. : ANA
21. Exclamations of disbelief. : PAHS
23. Small lakes: Archaic. : MERES
24. One of the new drugs. : ACTH
25. Prowl or pry: Colloq. : SNOOP
27. Yugoslav city. : NIS
28. Roofing material. : TILES
29. Bridge holdings. : TENACES
31. Made known. : AIRED
32. Great Greek. : ARISTIDES
34. Dull surface or finish. : MATTE
36. Exaggerate, on stage. : OVERACT
39. Minerals. : MICAS
40. Path: Abbr. : RTE
41. Throw aside. : SCRAP
43. Numbers. : ONES
44. Protuberance. : BULGE
46. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
47. Take's partner. : PUT
48. Place of Lindbergh's take-off, May 20, 1927. : MINEOLA
50. Compass point. : NNE
51. Whatnot. : ETAGERE
53. Beauteous bird. : TANAGER
55. Discloses anew. : RETELLS
56. Hunting trophies. : ANTLERS
57. Forwards. : SENDS
58. Legal papers. : DEEDS
Down
1. Symbol of baseball prowess. : PENNANT
2. Novel of 1820. : IVANHOE
3. Pro ___. : TEM
4. Western Indian. : CROW
5. Friend of David and Solomon. : HIRAM
6. Metals. : ZINCS
7. Concomitant of an affidavit. : OATH
8. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
9. A wonderful thing. : MIRACLE
10. Very holy. : SAINTED
11. Gains as a reward. : REAPS
12. The "pious ones" of ancient Judea. : ESSENES
13. Lavishes great fondness (on). : DOTES
14. Webster and others. : NOAHS
19. Great Greek. : ARISTOTLE
22. Musical works. : SONATAS
24. Spaces connected with the lungs, in birds. : AIRSACS
26. Integral portions. : PARTS
28. Layers. : TIERS
30. Company: Fr. abbr. : CIE
31. The act of: Suffix. : ADE
33. "___ Secret." : IVEGOTA
34. Official record of a meeting. : MINUTES
35. Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
37. Showed fear. : CRINGED
38. Leather workers. : TANNERS
39. Gloomy one. : MOPER
40. Alphabet used by East Goths, c. 300. : RUNES
42. Equals. : PEERS
44. Rotates, as logs. : BIRLS
45. African animal. : ELAND
48. Pinochle play. : MELD
49. Stake. : ANTE
52. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
54. Pub favorite. : ALE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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