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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Curtain goods. : CHINTZ
7. Bowl-shaped. : OVAL
11. Suitable. : DUE
14. Early morning. : AURORA
15. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
16. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
17. Species of cedar. : DEODAR
18. Cooking vessels. : STEWPOTS
20. Very witty one. : QUIPSTER
22. Landed. : ALIT
23. Tennis serve in the wrong court. : FAULT
25. Fragment. : PART
26. No one: Lat. : NEMO
27. Floating ice. : FLOE
28. Garb of office. : TOGA
29. ___ rest. : DAYOF
30. King Edward ___. : VII
31. Secured, as an invention. : PATENTED
33. Near relative. : SISTER
35. "Three men ___." : INATUB
39. Barred birds of prey. : HOOTOWLS
43. Common verb. : ARE
44. Shaved. : SHORN
47. City in Russia. : OREL
48. Czech, Pole, etc. : SLAV
49. Protagonist. : HERO
50. Boast. : BRAG
51. Nickname for a tame bird. : POLLY
52. Actor Bunce. : ALAN
53. Type of movie scene. : LONGSHOT
55. Monotonous. : SINGSONG
57. Card holding. : TENACE
60. Impatient exclamation. : TUT
61. Speck. : MOTE
62. White poplars. : ABELES
63. Mornings: Colloq. : AMS
64. Book of the Old Testament. : AMOS
65. Observatory at U. of Chicago. : YERKES
Down
1. Rude fellow. : CAD
2. Cry's partner. : HUE
3. Confederacy which Hiawatha helped found. : IROQUOIS
4. Protuberance. : NODULE
5. Quality of personality. : TRAIT
6. Former South African policeman: Colloq. : ZARP
7. Before the footlights. : ONSTAGE
8. Old campaigner. : VETERAN
9. Ward off. : AVERT
10. Ordinance. : LAW
11. Finley Peter Dunne's Mr. : DOOLEY
12. Preceding month. : ULTIMO
13. "___ Eden." : EASTOF
19. Bread and milk dish. : PANADA
21. Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
23. Important Virginians: Colloq. : FFVS
24. Et ___. : ALII
28. Base of Hawaiian poi. : TARO
29. Small rooms. : DENS
31. Mexican worker. : PEON
32. Cultivate the soil. : TILL
34. Multitude. : THRONG
36. Braggadocio. : TALLTALK
37. Eurasian river. : URAL
38. Array. : BEVY
40. Port on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
41. Mandarin, temple, etc. : ORANGES
42. Dickens' Silas ___. : WEGG
44. Extinct volcano in California. : SHASTA
45. Very light, inert gas. : HELIUM
46. Female figures in art. : ORANTS
48. "Less said, ___ mended." : SOONER
50. Actress Claire. : BLOOM
51. Shepherdess in "As You Like It." : PHEBE
54. Guy rope. : STAY
56. Little: Scot. : SMA
58. Letter. : CEE
59. Feminine suffix. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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