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New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Jokester. : WAG
4. Four-poster. : BED
7. Gourmet of nursery rhyme. : SPRAT
12. Oriental hero. : ALIBABA
14. Of earthenware. : CERAMIC
16. Cradlesong. : LULLABY
17. Islands discovered by Columbus, 1493. : LEEWARD
18. They: Fr. : ELLES
19. Leprechaun. : DWARF
21. "For ___ a jolly good fellow . . . " : HES
22. Asserts. : SAYS
23. Excited. : AROUSED
25. American League team. : TIGERS
27. Discontinue. : CEASE
31. Capacity of a certain container: Abbr. : BBL
34. Turnpike. : ROAD
35. Kim Hunter role in "Streetcar." : STELLA
36. Official's suit. : UNIFORM
38. Messenger. : COURIER
39. Tomorrow: Span. : MANANA
40. Calendar abbreviation. : THUR
41. Middle of the 16th century. : MDL
42. Start of the ball game. : PITCH
43. Condition of monopoly. : CORNER
45. Type of newspaper. : TABLOID
47. Hero of George Meredith novel. : EVAN
51. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
54. Out-of-the-way places. : NOOKS
55. Friend in Latin America. : AMIGO
56. Scene of Bernadette's vision. : LOURDES
58. Item for Amos and Andy. : TAXICAB
60. French playwright. : MOLIERE
61. Do a take-off. : IMITATE
62. Trudges. : PLODS
63. Aurora. : EOS
64. Electrical unit. : REL
Down
1. Where Swansea is. : WALES
2. Part of a bird's wing. : ALULA
3. Sportsman's attendant, in the Highlands. : GILLY
4. Sounds from the fold. : BAAS
5. Subside. : EBB
6. Idle fancy. : DAYDREAM
7. Court advisers of ancient times. : SEERS
8. Office of Paris police chief. : PREFECTURE
9. Inexperienced. : RAW
10. Oriental servant. : AMAH
11. Auto appurtenance. : TIRE
13. Hallowed. : BLEST
14. Santa ___. : CLAUS
15. Cards: Abbr. : CDS
20. Message. : WORD
23. Old Greek shopping center. : AGORA
24. Pronghorn. : DEER
26. Firm and rigorous. : IRONHANDED
28. Moslem teacher. : ALIM
29. Vehicle. : SLED
30. Noble. : EARL
31. Jolt. : BUMP
32. ___ B'rith. : BNAI
33. Ravelings. : LINT
35. 1929 phenomenon in the movies. : SOUND
37. Actuality. : FACT
38. English mystery writer. : CHRISTIE
40. Commandeered. : TOOK
43. Oppressive. : CLOSE
44. Give back. : REMIT
46. People of Transvaal. : BOERS
48. Goldsmith's Dr. Primrose. : VICAR
49. 5½ point type. : AGATE
50. Famed Swedish inventor. : NOBEL
51. Campus tree. : ELM
52. More or less circular figure. : LOOP
53. Uninteresting. : DULL
55. Fascist alliance of 1941. : AXIS
57. So. American capital: Colloq. : RIO
59. Start of a basic Latin conjugation. : AMO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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