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New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 1959

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,527
Across
1. Stylish. : CHIC
5. Tropical bird. : MACAW
10. Japanese beverage. : SAKE
14. "I ___ little nut tree . . . " : HADA
15. Indian Ocean arm. : ARABIANSEA
17. Affirm. : AVER
18. Apostle. : SIMONPETER
19. German novelist. : REMARQUE
21. Containers. : PAILS
22. French pronoun. : VOUS
23. Rumor. : TALK
25. Overweight. : OBESE
27. Alpha of constellation Ursa Minor. : POLESTAR
31. Captain Ahab's prey. : WHALE
32. Musical instruments. : VIOLS
33. Cry's comrade. : HUE
34. Harvests a certain crop. : HAYS
35. Stick. : BILLY
36. Shrewd. : CUTE
37. Group aiding refugees: Abbr. : IRO
38. Peels. : PARES
39. Aegean island. : SAMOS
40. Pioneering Arctic traveleer. : NAUTILUS
42. Strikes against. : BUMPS
43. Odds' companions. : ENDS
44. French illustrator. : DORE
45. Bailed. : LADED
48. Maple tree. : BOXELDER
52. Unyielding. : ADAMANTINE
55. Run easily. : LOPE
56. Painting. : WATERCOLOR
57. Angered. : IRED
58. Tinted. : DYED
59. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
60. City in Iowa. : AMES
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1. Scorch. : CHAR
2. Cause to be. : HAVE
3. The same: Lat. : IDEM
4. 16th century ships. : CARAVELS
5. Bal ___. : MASQUE
6. Early Greek theologian. : ARIUS
7. Approached. : CAME
8. Turku's other name. : ABO
9. Achieve. : WIN
10. Furtive fellows. : SNEAKS
11. Italian wine center : ASTI
12. Ship section. : KEEL
13. Projecting lugs. : EARS
16. Greenings. : APPLES
20. ___ Bowl. : ROSE
23. Implements. : TOOLS
24. Helper. : ALLY
25. American novelist. : OHARA
26. Marshy inlet. : BAYOU
27. Stacks. : PILES
28. Whack. : THUMP
29. Vehicles. : AUTOS
30. Arikara Indians. : REES
31. Furze or gorse. : WHIN
32. Cause of common ailment. : VIRUS
35. Unqualified. : BALD
36. Flowering shrub. : CAMELLIA
38. Greek poet. : PINDAR
39. Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
41. Abounded. : TEEMED
42. Relatives of bulldogs. : BOXERS
44. Giver. : DONOR
45. "De ___" in "Green Pastures." : LAWD
46. Call it ___. : ADAY
47. Palm fruit. : DATE
48. Ill-humor. : BILE
49. Campus abode. : DORM
50. Dueling weapon. : EPEE
51. Colors. : REDS
53. Army man: Abbr. : NCO
54. Male animal. : TOM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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