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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1959

Author: A. H. Drummond
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,619
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1. Richardson novel, 1740. : PAMELA
7. Kitchen utensils. : LADLES
13. Incarnation. : AVATAR
14. Distinguished Democrat. : HARRIMAN
16. Establish in a certain place. : LOCATE
17. Dynamo part. : ARMATURE
18. Wood used for oars. : ASH
19. One of the Beechers. : HARRIET
21. Maxim. : LAW
22. Linden tree. : TEIL
24. Of a projecting part. : LOBAR
25. Sprinter's path. : LANE
26. Heating vessels. : ETNAS
28. Witticism. : MOT
29. Certain fraternity men. : BETAS
30. Metal urn. : SAMOVAR
32. Flaw. : DEFECT
33. Design. : PLAN
34. Insincere talk. : CANT
35. Inscrutable. : SECRET
38. Campmates. : BUDDIES
41. Yearns: Colloq. : ACHES
42. High school adjunct. : GYM
43. Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
45. Freedom for action. : PLAY
46. Pasture sound. : BLEAT
48. Frances Hodgson Burnett heroine. : SARA
49. Best friend. : PAL
50. Peanuts. : GOOBERS
52. Doleful. : SAD
53. Secret place. : HIDEAWAY
55. Headdress like a cowl. : ALMUCE
57. Kind of lava from Wyoming. : ORENDITE
58. Famous name in French fashions. : POIRET
59. Is impudent: Slang. : SASSES
60. Numbers. : SEVENS
1. Sense of taste. : PALATE
2. Wading birds: Var. : AVOSETS
3. Deus ex ___. : MACHINA
4. Greek letter. : ETA
5. Plaster base. : LATH
6. Of a region. : AREAL
7. Cowboy year. : LARIAT
8. Supplier of weapons. : ARMER
9. Mild expletive. : DRAT
10. Illuminated. : LIT
11. Rival successfully. : EMULATE
12. Name of three Adirondack lakes. : SARANAC
14. Entertain as a guest. : HARBOR
15. Latest. : NEWEST
20. Most common printing type. : ROMAN
23. Eellike aquatic animal. : LAMPREY
25. Certain pitchers: Slang. : LEFTIES
27. Shoe parts. : SOLES
29. Swerves. : BENDS
31. Large tank. : VAT
32. Family member. : DAD
34. Greek colony in ancient Italy. : CUMAE
35. Greek lyric poet. : SAPPHO
36. Chocolate ___. : ECLAIRS
37. Ancient Asian region. : CHALDEA
38. Tot's farewell. : BYEBYE
39. Obliteration. : ERASURE
40. Moslem. : SARACEN
42. Gazes with malicious satisfaction. : GLOATS
44. Students at Colorado Springs. : CADETS
46. Alamo hero. : BOWIE
47. Drums, cymbals, bells, etc. : TRAPS
50. Moves restlessly about. : GADS
51. Wild plum. : SLOE
54. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
56. Early in the 11th century. : MIV

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

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