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New York Times, Monday, April 20, 1959

Author: Albert V. Blum
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,566
Across Down
1. Sharp reports. : POPS
5. Compartment in a restaurant. : BOOTH
10. Sharpen. : WHET
14. Above. : ATOP
15. Means of sound transmission. : RADIO
16. Prefix in aviation. : AERO
17. Dodson and Fogg, in "Pickwick Papers." : SOLICITORS
19. Wading bird. : RAIL
20. Become angry: Colloq. : SEERED
21. Hindered. : RETARDED
23. Ancient Roman date. : IDES
25. American theatrical producer. : AMES
26. Hates. : DETESTS
29. Kindly. : GENTLE
32. Two-legged stand. : BIPOD
33. Consumed. : EATEN
35. Piece of music. : RAG
36. Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
37. Transactions. : SALES
38. Chinese society. : TONG
39. Dry, as wine. : SEC
40. Turns to water. : MELTS
41. Sells. : VENDS
42. U. S. President. : TRUMAN
44. Long, thin, wiry, etc. : STRINGY
46. Reddish brown. : RUST
47. Alluvium. : SILT
48. Grace said before eating. : BLESSING
52. Container for liquids. : FLAGON
56. Become known by accident (with "out"). : LEAK
57. Sewing basket item. : NEEDLECASE
59. Web of a feather. : VANE
60. Call forth. : EVOKE
61. Leslie Caron role. : LILI
62. Cosmic ___. : DUST
63. Debussy composition. : LAMER
64. ___ blue. : ETON
1. Free ticket. : PASS
2. Siouan Indian. : OTOE
3. Item for May Day dancers. : POLE
4. ___ St. Louis. : SPIRITOF
5. June cynosures. : BRIDES
6. Grain spike. : OAT
7. Scent. : ODOR
8. Jade. : TIRE
9. Persons held in pledge. : HOSTAGES
10. Chief Justice. : WARREN
11. Obstinate. : HEADSTRONG
12. City in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
13. Related. : TOLD
18. Admitted. : CEDED
22. So be it. : AMEN
24. Purloin. : STEAL
26. Eating place. : DINER
27. Persons fond of luxury. : EPICUREANS
28. Seasons. : SALTS
30. Australian runner. : LANDY
31. ___ Benedict. : EGGS
32. Utmost. : BEST
34. Exams. : TESTS
37. Military guard. : SENTINEL
38. Feeler. : TENTACLE
40. Assemble. : MASS
41. Town, in France. : VILLE
43. Long-barreled firearm. : MUSKET
45. Plunderer. : RIFLER
48. Thoroughfare: Abbr. : BLVD
49. Il tombe de ___ (it is raining): Fr. : LEAU
50. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
51. Branch of mathematics: Abbr. : GEOM
53. Way of running. : GAIT
54. Christiania. : OSLO
55. One way of saying no. : NEIN
58. Initials of a fraternity. : DKE

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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