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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

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Across
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It means "snowfall" in Spanish. : NEVADA
7
Cameline feature. : HUMPS
12
City of the cotton carnival. : MEMPHIS
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Golden. : AUREATE
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Moving round. : AMBIENT
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Descriptive of a Venetian blind. : SLATTED
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The Blue Hen State: Abbr. : DEL
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Federal officer in Westerns. : MARSHAL
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Carmine. : RED
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Type of car lot. : USED
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Celestial adornment. : HALO
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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
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Old German copper coin. : KREUZER
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Dowdy: Colloq. : TACKY
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Billowed. : SURGED
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Goddess of retribution. : NEMESIS
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Doves, flags, stars, etc. : EMBLEMS
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School at Blacksburg, Va.: Abbr. : VPI
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Pause-filling sound. : AHEM
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Famous first name on TV. : DINAH
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Starry. : ASTRAL
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That hoop. : HULA
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Mountain range of Eurasia. : URAL
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Setting of the Diamond Horseshoe. : MET
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Landholder under Peter Minuet. : PATROON
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Spire. : STEEPLE
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Island NE of Java. : MADURA
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Reservoir near Kingston, N. Y. : ASHOKAN
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Whirled. : EDDIED
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Door sound. : SLAM
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___ Scrolls. : DEADSEA
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Bread fortifier. : THIAMIN
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Head hunter of Borneo. : DYAK
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Grecian Cupid. : EROS
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Ukrainian. : SLAV
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Cheerful. : GLAD
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Baseball team. : INDIANS
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Lofts. : ATTICS
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Crow's nest. : LOOKOUT
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Colony granted equality by De Gaulle. : ALGERIA
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Variety of carnelian. : SARD
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Compose verse. : POETIZE
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Recommended. : ADVISED
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First word of well-known hymn. : NEARER
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Fox-hunting cry. : YOICKS
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Prime Minister, Republic of India. : NEHRU
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Berserk. : AMOK
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Novelist Joyce ___. : CARY
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At no time: Poet. : NEER
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And so forth. : ETC
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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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