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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

49-Across original had "Anthropologists's"; corrected it to "Anthropologist's."

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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,570

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Special flavor. : TANG
5. Dog ___. : TAGS
9. Seed covering. : TESTA
14. Manchurian border river. : AMUR
15. Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
16. Norse goddess of youth. : ITHUN
17. Unabridged dictionary. : TOME
18. Very close. : NEARATHAND
20. One trouble with cities today. : URBANSPRAWL
22. Neckline shape. : VEE
23. Blow the horn. : TOOT
24. Devices for lifting. : LEVERS
26. Coddle. : PAMPER
29. On ___ (on time). : THEDOT
31. Including everything. : INALL
32. What "sic" means. : THUS
33. User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
36. Señor's room. : SALA
37. Ages and ages. : AEONS
38. Plant shoot. : CION
39. Italian wine city. : ASTI
40. Formerly "formerly." : ERST
41. City in Md. : BALTO
42. Concert cry. : ENCORE
44. Ben the poet. : JONSON
45. Subject or servant. : VASSAL
47. City on the Truckee. : RENO
48. Chalcopyrite. : ORE
49. Anthropologist's concern. : MISSINGLINK
55. Ancient Sparta. : LACEDAEMON
57. Concert halls. : ODEA
58. Baseball deal. : TRADE
59. Lay at anchor. : RODE
60. Equipment. : GEAR
61. Suppressed. : SATON
62. Aid to maturing. : AGER
63. Cry out. : YELL
Down
1. Skin marking: Var. : TATU
2. Love in Spain. : AMOR
3. Insensate. : NUMB
4. Region of North America. : GREATPLAINS
5. Stretching muscle. : TENSOR
6. Expert. : ADEPT
7. Snarl. : GNAR
8. Name meaning princess. : SARA
9. Of the nobility. : TITLED
10. Ordinal suffix. : ETH
11. Second looeys. : SHAVETAILS
12. Piano man. : TUNER
13. Where to see El Misti. : ANDES
19. Without reverence. : AWLESS
21. Carol. : NOEL
25. The study of Katmai, Krakatoa, etc. : VOLCANOLOGY
26. Tuscan city. : PISA
27. Duck genus. : ANAS
28. Bluish-gray feline. : MALTESECAT
29. Not these. : THOSE
30. Go after game. : HUNT
32. Region: Abbr. : TERR
34. Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
35. Shortly. : ANON
37. Ancient region of Asia Minor. : AEOLIA
41. Big Ben sound. : BONG
43. City on the Delaware. : CAMDEN
44. Great name in medicine. : JENNER
45. Electrical units. : VOLTS
46. Macaw. : ARARA
47. ___ Janeiro. : RIODE
50. Milk wheys. : SERA
51. Another trouble with cities today. : SMOG
52. ___ fixe. : IDEE
53. Name meaning champion. : NEAL
54. Marx. : KARL
56. Old name for Tokyo. : EDO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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