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New York Times, Saturday, December 5, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,795
Across Down
1. Exhibits surprise: Colloq. : SITSUP
7. Maintain. : POSSESS
14. Lindsay's collaborator. : CROUSE
15. Dinner dessert. : MERINGUE
16. Tenant. : ROOMER
17. A way to order. : ALACARTE
18. Windup. : END
19. Semaphore. : SIGNAL
21. Fear: Fr. : PEUR
22. Diminutive suffix on Latin words. : ELLA
24. Fish of the cod family. : LINGS
25. Three: Ital. : TRE
26. Twosomes. : DUETS
28. Shape of a neck line. : VEE
29. Stationed. : BASED
31. More uppity. : SNOOTIER
33. Man's name, for short. : JED
34. "Don't ___ the Water." : GONEAR
35. Energies. : VIGORS
38. Rotating piece. : CAM
39. Bad marks. : DEMERITS
41. Violinist Zimbalist. : EFREM
44. Stein. : MUG
45. French wine. : MEDOC
46. Burnsian negative. : NAE
47. Waterway. : CANAL
49. Sand hill in England. : DENE
50. Hackberry trees. : ELMS
52. Has as its concluding part. : ENDSIN
54. In the know. : HEP
55. Safe. : SCOTFREE
57. A warning, often a legal notice. : CAVEAT
59. Amount of insurance. : COVERAGE
60. Become manifest. : EMERGE
61. Quondam. : ONETIME
62. Coal car. : TENDER
1. Philippics. : SCREEDS
2. Hospital apparatus. : IRONLUNG
3. So long. : TOODLEOO
4. 32 Down, in Latin. : SUM
5. "Sweet are the ___ . . . " : USES
6. Jeopardy. : PERIL
7. Wool, fur, hair, etc. : PELAGE
8. Exams. : ORALS
9. Thus. : SIC
10. Cold ___. : SNAP
11. Herons. : EGRETS
12. Seam. : SUTURE
13. Flare up: Colloq. : SEERED
15. Conduct. : MANNER
20. Bountiful one. : GIVER
23. Instantly. : ATONCE
27. Cook in a certain way. : STEAM
29. Enjewel. : BEGEM
30. Idolized. : ADORED
32. "___ an American." : IAM
33. Conrad hero. : JIM
35. Las ___. : VEGAS
36. Keep guard over. : RIDEHERD
37. Dawn of human culture. : STONEAGE
39. Seaport in Scotland. : DUNDEE
40. Mace. : SCEPTER
41. Romanian composer. : ENESCO
42. Mascot of the Air Force Academy. : FALCON
43. Get rid of. : REMOVE
44. Horsemanship. : MANEGE
47. Island of the Moluccas. : CERAM
48. It is legal: Lat. : LICET
51. Printing direction. : STET
53. Noted person. : NAME
56. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
58. Italian city: Abbr. : VEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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