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New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,585
Across
1. Ironic twist to a one-word maxim. : THINK
6. Partly fused substance in glass making. : FRIT
10. Thunderstruck. : AWED
14. Four Greek goddesses. : HORAE
15. Venice's beach. : LIDO
16. Large bundle. : BALE
17. Black. : EBONY
18. Unaccompanied, as a choir. : ACAPPELLA
20. Not hither. : YON
21. Tramp. : HIKE
23. Shout: Var. : HOLLER
24. Play ___. : HOOKY
26. Lawmaker: Abbr. : SEN
27. Not none. : ANY
28. Play the flute. : TOOTLE
30. A freshet, in Britain. : SPATE
32. He wrote "The Luck of Roaring Camp." : HARTE
33. Scottish novelist. : STEVENSON
37. Peak near Pelion. : OSSA
38. Very small: Colloq. : TEENY
39. Bluish-green. : AQUA
40. Supervised, as a kitchen. : STEWARDED
42. Borders upon. : ABUTS
43. Moslem prince. : AMEER
44. Bespatter. : SPLASH
45. Peak. : ALP
48. Counter. : BAR
49. One of the Cavalier poets. : CAREW
50. Bolshoi ___. : BALLET
52. Pith sun helmet. : TOPI
53. Kansas river. : KAW
56. Parade command. : EYESRIGHT
58. Message. : CABLE
60. Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
61. Wash-and-wear garment. : SUIT
62. Egg-shaped. : OVOID
63. Cherries. : REDS
64. City in Sicily. : ENNA
65. State. : TEXAS
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1. The ones who said "it couldn't be done." : THEY
2. Tramp. : HOBO
3. Casey Jones rode it. : IRONHORSE
4. Husband. : NAN
5. Part of a door. : KEYHOLE
6. Made up of chips. : FLAKY
7. Staple food. : RICE
8. "Princess ___." : IDA
9. Poorly balanced. : TOPHEAVY
10. Early brother. : ABEL
11. Half of a Washington city. : WALLA
12. Actress Terry. : ELLEN
13. Colloquial form of address. : DEARY
19. ___ Vecchio. : PONTE
22. Newsworthy nickname. : IKE
25. Diefenbaker's capital. : OTTAWA
26. Squander. : SPEND
28. Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
29. Kiln. : OAST
30. Guide. : STEER
31. Provide with means (to do something). : ENABLE
33. Jewish home festival. : SEDER
34. Part of an intercom system: Slang. : SQUAWKBOX
35. Certain tennis returns. : OUTS
36. Ogden the poet. : NASH
38. Monograph. : TREATISE
41. Yellowish. : AMBER
42. Yellowish-orange. : APRICOT
44. Vitality. : SAP
45. "Exit, pursued by ___." : ABEAR
46. "Now I ___ down to sleep . . . " : LAYME
47. Supplicate. : PLEAD
49. Church surplice. : COTTA
51. Landing craft. : LSTS
52. Flimsy. : THIN
54. Inter ___. : ALIA
55. Espouses. : WEDS
57. Blunderbuss. : GUN
59. Hail: Lat. : AVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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