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New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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1. Shifts suddenly. : DODGES
7. Be enough. : SUFFICE
14. Scold. : REPROVE
15. Not tempted. : UNLURED
16. ___ medica (drugs, etc.). : MATERIA
17. Parlor game. : CHARADE
18. Admonition to Gotham pedestrians. : CROSSATTHEGREEN
20. Spanish sir. : SENOR
21. Female ruff. : REE
22. "___ Ha'i." : BALI
25. Wagner roles. : ISOLDES
29. Evening, in Berlin. : ABEND
31. Bubbling in the pot. : ABOIL
32. Chez ___ (at his house): Fr. : LUI
34. Signs for mountain roads. : DANGEROUSCURVES
37. Common suffix. : ENT
38. Chapter in verse. : CANTO
39. Rewards. : MEEDS
40. "Stick close to your desks and never ___ . . . " : GOTOSEA
42. Seek for victims. : PREY
43. Mystic Hindu syllables. : OMS
44. Tree-climbing civet. : RASSE
48. Traffic warning for a rainy day. : SLIPPERYWHENWET
55. Tiny puncture. : PINHOLE
56. Hours in the sky. : AIRTIME
57. Craftsman. : ARTISAN
58. Income. : REVENUE
59. Most mouth-puckering. : TARTEST
60. Eats away topsoil. : ERODES
1. Interjection of surprise, pity, etc. : DEAR
2. Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
3. Mayonnaise. : DRESSING
4. Furze. : GORSE
5. Spa on Lake Geneva, France. : EVIAN
6. NATO's Oriental counterpart. : SEATO
7. Of this or that kind. : SUCH
8. Not addicted to derring-do. : UNHEROIC
9. Taillike part in bacteria. : FLAGELLUM
10. In mink, perhaps. : FURRED
11. Dies ___ (Day of Wrath): Lat. : IRAE
12. Surrender. : CEDE
13. Place of innocence. : EDEN
14. Sandhurst military institution: Abbr. : RMC
19. River into another. : TRIBUTARY
22. Asked. : BADE
23. "Not with ___ but a whimper."—T. S. Eliot. : ABANG
24. Slow, in music. : LENTO
26. Just fair. : SOSO
27. Young eel. : ELVER
28. Unsmooth leather. : SUEDE
30. Fall apart. : DECOMPOSE
31. In best condition: Colloq. : AONE
33. Paris suburb, on the Seine. : ISSY
35. A Samuel Johnson romance. : RASSELAS
36. Was remorseful. : REPENTED
41. Status of a bestselling record. : TOPHIT
45. Knowing of. : AWARE
46. More timid. : SHIER
47. Type of mechanical airplane control. : SERVO
48. Squabble. : SPAT
49. Italian coin. : LIRA
50. Not transitive: Abbr. : INTR
51. Flat payment. : RENT
52. Vintage. : WINE
53. Grounded birds. : EMUS
54. Part of a golf course. : TEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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