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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,633
Across
1. Sport. : BASEBALL
9. Time of year. : SEASON
15. Kansas City ballplayer. : ATHLETIC
16. Memorial Stadium ballplayer. : ORIOLE
17. Most extensive. : BROADEST
18. Sports writers' term for a baseball. : PELLET
19. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
20. Manager in L. A. : ALSTON
22. "___ Kapital." : DAS
23. Model's attitude. : POSE
25. God of love. : EROS
27. Walk or run with long steps. : STRIDE
30. Boundary of a mountainous region. : SNOWLINE
34. "Hot corner." : THIRD
35. Crosley Field team. : REDS
36. Years, in Spain. : ANOS
37. ___ Major. : URSA
38. Indian coin. : RUPEE
39. Reckonings: Colloq. : TABS
40. Sugar source. : BEET
41. Ancient Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
42. Playwright Spewak. : BELLA
43. Peacefulness. : SERENITY
45. Bullet Bob. : TURLEY
46. Alone on stage, as an actress. : SOLA
47. Purposes. : AIMS
48. Wrigley Field ballplayer. : CUB
51. Important aspect of pitching, batting, etc. : TIMING
53. Trophy. : CUP
56. Titania's spouse. : OBERON
58. Drinking vessels. : STEMWARE
61. Northern sea. : BERING
62. Charges. : ARRAIGNS
63. Milwaukee team. : BRAVES
64. Yankee Stadium, to visiting teams, at times. : WASPNEST
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1. George Herman. : BABE
2. Town near Teramo, Italy. : ATRI
3. Baseball fan and restaurateur. : SHOR
4. Old musical note. : ELA
5. Day ___. : BED
6. Military command. : ATEASE
7. Rouget de ___, author of the "Marseillaise." : LISLE
8. Naval craft. : LCTS
9. Sleepy. : SOPOROSE
10. Heretofore. : ERENOW
11. Trouble. : AIL
12. What baseball players frequently are. : SOLD
13. Olive genus. : OLEA
14. Screens back of home plate. : NETS
21. Offer. : TENDER
23. Forbes Field team. : PIRATES
24. Unusual. : ODD
26. Roofing workers. : SLATERS
27. Rain checks. : STUBS
28. "Strike ___!" : THREE
29. Return pipe. : RISER
30. Indian rebel of 1857. : SEPOY
31. Altogether. : INALL
32. Splendid. : NOBLE
33. Composition. : ESSAY
35. Chief Persian mythical hero. : RUSTAM
38. Guards on upper decks. : RAILINGS
42. Brooklyn emigrant. : BUM
44. What "nary" means. : NOTONE
45. Briggs Stadium team. : TIGERS
47. Sinuses: Anat. : ANTRA
48. Georgia Peach. : COBB
49. Deutschland ___ alles. : UBER
50. A king of Sodom. : BERA
52. What "vidi" means. : ISAW
53. Backstop for batting practice. : CAGE
54. Vases. : URNS
55. Plague. : PEST
57. Hudson, for one: Abbr. : RIV
59. Chart. : MAP
60. Yankees' goal. : WIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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