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New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1959

Author:
Helen Smathers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,575

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Nut-bearing tree. : BEECH
6. Tangled mass. : SHAG
10. Small salamander. : NEWT
14. Wing-shaped. : ALARY
15. Cotton Bowl winner, 1958. : NAVY
16. Mediterranean port of Spain. : ADRA
17. ___ Khan, Moslem leader. : KARIM
18. Spirit. : ANIMATION
20. Without a red cent. : UNPENNIED
22. Golf strokes. : PUTTS
23. Newspaper. : DAILY
24. Boggy. : MARSHY
25. Small, ornamental flap. : TAB
28. Weight lifters: Abbr. : LBS
29. Relative of the agouti. : PACA
30. Certain persons. : ONES
32. Not conveyed by words. : SPEECHLESS
37. One of the missiles. : ATLAS
39. Exclusively. : ALL
40. Noted violinist. : ELMAN
41. Picnic tidbit. : DILLPICKLE
44. Men's center. : YMCA
45. Burrow. : MINE
46. State of being: Suffix. : URE
48. Snake. : ASP
49. Residents of a certain Italian city. : PISANS
52. Examines. : SCANS
54. Greek letter. : OMEGA
55. Movable item, in the fashion world. : WAISTLINE
59. Fascinate. : SPELLBIND
61. Prey. : RAVIN
62. Partial: Prefix. : SEMI
63. And elsewhere: Lat.: Abbr. : ETAL
64. Improve. : EMEND
65. Additional to. : ELSE
66. Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
67. Letters. : ESSES
Down
1. Oil center on the Caspian. : BAKU
2. Dash. : ELAN
3. Western hero. : EARP
4. Called out. : CRIED
5. Music book. : HYMNAL
6. Rate of speed. : SNAILSPACE
7. Manager of Milwaukee team. : HANEY
8. Greedy. : AVID
9. Sports arena. : GYM
10. Of course. : NATURALLY
11. Wields a blue pencil. : EDITS
12. Incensed. : WROTH
13. Strong-smelling plant. : TANSY
19. Nickname for state of Arizona. : APACHE
21. His ___, a self-important person. : NIBS
24. Scotsman, jocularly. : MAC
25. Tadpole's parent. : TOAD
26. Opposed. : ANTI
27. Liberty ___. : BELL
29. Transparently. : PELLUCIDLY
31. Noted name in baseball. : SALMAGLIE
33. Mountain range in Colorado. : ELK
34. Mother of Queen Wilhelmina. : EMMA
35. Black Hawk's tribe. : SACS
36. Something easy: Slang. : SNAP
38. ___ column. : SPINAL
42. Measures of length: Abbr. : INS
43. Time spans. : ERAS
47. Access. : ENTREE
49. Western movie outfit. : POSSE
50. Move forward. : IMPEL
51. Appears. : SEEMS
52. Capital of Yemen. : SANAA
53. Bridge winnings. : SLAMS
55. By means of. : WITH
56. Former Senator from New York. : IVES
57. Baseball team. : NINE
58. Fragments. : ENDS
60. Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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