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New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1959

Author: Helen Smathers
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Smathers has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,515
Across Down
1. City near Lake Titicaca. : LAPAZ
6. High point. : ACME
10. Member of the family. : PAPA
14. Davy Crockett's last stand. : ALAMO
15. He and she. : PAIR
16. Confess. : AVOW
17. Site of Dore Schary's play. : CAMPOBELLO
19. Spare. : TIRE
20. Cooking measures: Abbr. : TSPS
21. Speaks wildly. : RAVES
22. Dory equipment. : OARS
23. Nickname in headlines. : IKE
24. Villain in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
25. Dissenting. : ANTI
26. Having interest. : CARING
28. Suffix used with photo. : STAT
30. Historic mountain. : IDA
32. Wrap around. : COIL
34. Science of the ear. : OTOLOGY
36. Where Banff is. : ALBERTA
39. Office seeker. : NOMINEE
40. Top stories. : GARRETS
41. Man's name. : EMIL
42. Order of the British Empire: Abbr. : OBE
43. Exposes to moisture. : RETS
45. Surpassing another. : BETTER
49. Skates. : RAYS
51. Tributary of the Rio Grande. : PECOS
53. Yellow bugle. : IVA
54. Fraud. : FAKE
55. Morning bell. : ALARM
56. Scant. : SLIM
57. Thought product. : IDEA
58. Irresponsible persons. : HAREBRAINS
60. June bugs. : DORS
61. Tops of suits. : ACES
62. Small amount. : OUNCE
63. Previously: Archaic. : ERST
64. Four-posters. : BEDS
65. Moves along gradually. : EDGES
1. Obtained from milk. : LACTIC
2. Where Anchorage is. : ALASKA
3. Treat with care. : PAMPER
4. Electrical units: Abbr. : AMPS
5. Bronx feature. : ZOO
6. In a vertical position: Naut. : APEAK
7. Farm animals. : CALVES
8. Graduation Day, for example. : MILESTONE
9. Companion of Aphrodite. : EROS
10. South African novelist. : PATON
11. Gen. White's concern. : AVIATION
12. Fare for Goldilocks. : PORRIDGE
13. Fills with reverence. : AWES
18. "La Parisienne." : BRIGITTE
24. Sound sleepers. : SNORERS
25. Tiny beings; pygmies. : ATOMIES
27. Jack Frost. : ICER
29. 14-year-old invention. : ATOMBOMB
31. Voting response. : AYE
33. Position for an also-ran. : LASTPLACE
35. Cheerful tune. : LILT
36. Past. : AGO
37. Location of Goose Bay airport. : LABRADOR
38. Waves. : BREAKERS
44. Made callous. : SEARED
46. Floor covering. : TILING
47. Exhibit. : EVINCE
48. Early Egyptian rulers. : RAMSES
50. Baker's item. : YEAST
52. Salad green. : CRESS
54. Bona ___. : FIDE
55. Husband of Jezebel. : AHAB
56. Abdul-Aziz ibn ___. : SAUD
59. Small deer. : ROE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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