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New York Times, Saturday, May 16, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Across
1. Golf stroke that lofts the ball. : BAFF
5. Bubble. : BEAD
9. Lamb ___. : CHOPS
14. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
15. ___ account (not under any circumstances). : ONNO
16. Brave slugger. : AARON
17. City in Sicily. : ENNA
18. Where Howe defeated Washington. : BRANDYWINE
20. Humorously, the State Department. : FOGGYBOTTOM
22. Native of: Suffix. : OTE
23. Kittiwake. : GULL
24. Composer of "Rienzi." : WAGNER
26. Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
29. Riviera resort. : CANNES
31. Afternoon, in Madrid. : TARDE
32. Role. : PART
33. Death notice. : OBIT
36. Surrounded by. : AMID
37. Tropical fruit. : MANGO
38. Make over. : REDO
39. Dry: Span. : SECO
40. Part of A. D. : ANNO
41. Eyer. : OGLER
42. Covered with shoots. : TWIGGY
44. Early Celt. : BRITON
45. He'll come marching home. : JOHNNY
47. Symphony section. : CODA
48. Magnetite. : ORE
49. Military headware. : GARRISONCAP
55. Deluxe train accommodations. : PARLORCARS
57. Tree trunk. : BOLE
58. Skirt feature. : PLEAT
59. Timid ones. : MICE
60. Air: Ital. : ARIA
61. Mosquito. : AEDES
62. Begged: Colloq. : PLED
63. MCMLIX. : YEAR
Down
1. Pot roast. : BEEF
2. Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
3. Tusk. : FANG
4. Signaled (a train) to stop. : FLAGGEDDOWN
5. Make an error: Colloq. : BOBBLE
6. Matriculate. : ENROL
7. A science: Abbr. : ANAT
8. "___ Fence Me In." : DONT
9. Alligator. : CAYMAN
10. Hem's cousin. : HAW
11. Midway between Rigel and Betelgeuse. : ORIONSBELT
12. Bridge, in Italy. : PONTE
13. Villain's trademark. : SNEER
19. ___-earth. : DOWNTO
21. Christmas. : YULE
25. Arm of Lake Huron. : GEORGIANBAY
26. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
27. Subdue. : TAME
28. Greenland's discoverer. : ERICTHERED
29. Shrewd. : CANNY
30. Mythical ship. : ARGO
32. Hunger pain. : PANG
34. Notion: Comb. form. : IDEO
35. Ripped. : TORN
37. Hungarian. : MAGYAR
41. Church calendar. : ORDO
43. Metal bars. : INGOTS
44. Ran: Colloq. : BOSSED
45. Biblical city, in Palestine. : JOPPA
46. Papal scarf. : ORALE
47. Legendary enchantress. : CIRCE
50. Famous police force: Abbr. : RCMP
51. Track. : RAIL
52. Essence. : CORE
53. Inter ___. : ALIA
54. Bosc or bergamot. : PEAR
56. New Guinea port of W. W. II. : LAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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