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New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1959

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

31-Down originally had "Ukranian"; corrected it to "Ukrainian."

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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,564
Across
1. It means "snowfall" in Spanish. : NEVADA
7. Cameline feature. : HUMPS
12. City of the cotton carnival. : MEMPHIS
13. Golden. : AUREATE
15. Moving round. : AMBIENT
16. Descriptive of a Venetian blind. : SLATTED
17. The Blue Hen State: Abbr. : DEL
18. Federal officer in Westerns. : MARSHAL
20. Carmine. : RED
21. Type of car lot. : USED
23. Celestial adornment. : HALO
24. Tropical headgear. : TOPI
25. Frosty. : RIMED
27. Placid, for example. : LAKE
29. Pit. : HOLE
30. Analyses. : ASSAYS
32. Edged. : MARGINED
34. Mustachioed painter. : DALI
36. Popular accordion piece. : NOLA
37. Gruening, Bartlett, Egan. : ALASKANS
41. Chinese skiff. : SAMPAN
45. Enameled metalware. : TOLE
46. September 2, 1945. : VDAY
48. Vacuum tube rectifier. : DIODE
49. Caesar's robe. : TOGA
50. Element No. 26. : IRON
52. River draining Lake Ladoga. : NEVA
53. Gettysburg resident. : IKE
54. Compatriot of Evangeline: Fr. : ACADIEN
57. Shooting: Fr. : TIR
58. Foundry worker. : COREMAN
60. Shirt. : CHEMISE
62. Prince of Arragon, Prince of Morocco, Bassanio. : SUITORS
63. Old German copper coin. : KREUZER
64. Dowdy: Colloq. : TACKY
65. Billowed. : SURGED
Down
1. Goddess of retribution. : NEMESIS
2. Doves, flags, stars, etc. : EMBLEMS
3. School at Blacksburg, Va.: Abbr. : VPI
4. Pause-filling sound. : AHEM
5. Famous first name on TV. : DINAH
6. Starry. : ASTRAL
7. That hoop. : HULA
8. Mountain range of Eurasia. : URAL
9. Setting of the Diamond Horseshoe. : MET
10. Landholder under Peter Minuet. : PATROON
11. Spire. : STEEPLE
12. Island NE of Java. : MADURA
13. Reservoir near Kingston, N. Y. : ASHOKAN
14. Whirled. : EDDIED
19. Door sound. : SLAM
22. ___ Scrolls. : DEADSEA
24. Bread fortifier. : THIAMIN
26. Head hunter of Borneo. : DYAK
28. Grecian Cupid. : EROS
31. Ukrainian. : SLAV
33. Cheerful. : GLAD
35. Baseball team. : INDIANS
37. Lofts. : ATTICS
38. Crow's nest. : LOOKOUT
39. Colony granted equality by De Gaulle. : ALGERIA
40. Variety of carnelian. : SARD
42. Compose verse. : POETIZE
43. Recommended. : ADVISED
44. First word of well-known hymn. : NEARER
47. Fox-hunting cry. : YOICKS
51. Prime Minister, Republic of India. : NEHRU
54. Berserk. : AMOK
55. Novelist Joyce ___. : CARY
56. At no time: Poet. : NEER
59. And so forth. : ETC
61. Child's cup. : MUG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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