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New York Times, Thursday, June 25, 1959

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Antelopes of Tibet. : GOAS
5. By way of: Var. : THRU
9. Pretty child. : DOLL
13. Florence's river. : ARNO
14. Fisherman's equipment. : REEL
15. Caravansary. : SERAI
16. Washington street sign. : PENNSYLVANIAAVE
19. The circus. : BIGTOP
20. Heads: Slang. : NOODLES
21. 5-centime pieces. : SOUS
22. Sufficient. : DUE
23. ___ the post. : LEFTAT
26. Pretentiously learned. : PEDANTIC
31. Small body of land. : ISLET
32. Place of refuge. : HAVEN
33. Suffix in feminine names. : INA
34. Hope, for instance. : STAR
35. Removed the central part of. : CORED
36. Fruit-filled cake. : FLAN
37. Hawaiian symbol. : LEI
38. County ___. : SEATS
39. What Washington did "here." : SLEPT
40. Knight's quest for adventure. : ERRANTRY
42. Special treats. : FEASTS
43. Shelter. : LEE
44. Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
45. France's colonial problem. : ALGIERS
49. Begone!, in Shakespeare's day. : AROINT
52. Saratoga, for example. : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
55. Mrs. ___, who went to Paris. : ARRIS
56. Sprightly. : AIRY
57. "This one is ___." : ONME
58. Evening: Ital. : SERA
59. Holiday. : XMAS
60. Siestas. : NAPS
Down
1. Mountain pass. : GAP
2. Midianite prince. : OREB
3. Years: Lat. : ANNI
4. Canary. : SONGSTER
5. Opportunity to prove fitness. : TRYOUT
6. Promotes. : HELPS
7. New Testament book: Abbr. : REV
8. Polish lancer: Var. : ULAN
9. Dull. : DEADEN
10. Teacher's test. : ORAL
11. Wash. : LAVE
12. Is situated. : LIES
15. Of Sitting Bull's linguistic family. : SIOUAN
17. Ermine. : STOAT
18. Dozed. : NODDED
23. Twisted thread. : LISLE
24. Chemical compound. : ESTER
25. Aptitude. : FLAIR
26. Person: Colloq. : PARTY
27. Preholiday times. : EVES
28. Floor covering. : TILES
29. Not suitable. : INAPT
30. Tilts. : CANTS
32. Rime. : HOAR
35. Et ___. : CETERA
36. Skyscraper of 1902. : FLATIRON
38. Shows disdain. : SNEERS
39. Caballero's title. : SENOR
41. Girl's name. : ALICIA
42. Raids for spoils. : FORAYS
44. Holy: Ital. : SACRA
45. Scientific organization: Abbr. : AAAS
46. Relatives of francs. : LIRE
47. Kennel sound effect. : GRRR
48. Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
50. Historic caravel. : NINA
51. Figure in the weather report: Abbr. : TEMP
53. Character popular at 59 Across. : TIM
54. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES

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

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