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New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1959

Author: Christine Valence
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { K X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,610
Across Down
1. Spectacle. : SHOW
5. With reference to. : ASFOR
10. Portend. : BODE
14. Dorothy's dog in the "Oz" books. : TOTO
15. Season. : SPICE
16. Connecticut town. : AVOW
17. Far off. : OUTOFSIGHT
19. Watch over. : TEND
20. Experienced one: Colloq. : PRO
21. Words omitted, in printing. : OUTS
22. Idolizes. : ADORES
24. Clear. : PURE
25. Willie Mays. : GIANT
26. Escort. : SQUIRE
29. Disappears. : VANISHES
32. Juke box offerings. : TUNES
33. Author of "Daisy Miller." : JAMES
34. Rodent. : RAT
35. Hero of "Lorna Doone." : RIDD
36. Did a cobbler's job. : SOLED
37. A Hindu philosophy. : YOGA
38. Lunched. : ATE
39. Hand: Lat. : MANUS
40. Humble. : LOWLY
41. Dramatis ___. : PERSONAE
43. Choir members. : BASSES
44. Pay heed to. : WATCH
45. Leave. : QUIT
46. Search about. : FERRET
48. Scotsman's pronunciation. : BURR
49. 502. : DII
52. Café au ___. : LAIT
53. Details. : INSANDOUTS
56. About. : ASTO
57. Portly. : OBESE
58. Suppose. : DEEM
59. Equal. : PEER
60. Time of greatest depression. : NADIR
61. Trees. : ELMS
1. Block. : STOP
2. Part of a day. : HOUR
3. Football's Graham. : OTTO
4. Entreat. : WOO
5. Give confidence to. : ASSURE
6. Petty malice. : SPITE
7. California crop. : FIGS
8. Irish exclamation. : OCH
9. Kept in mind. : RETAINED
10. Symbols of office. : BATONS
11. Upsets. : OVERTHROWS
12. Finished: Colloq. : DONE
13. Remnants. : EWDS
18. On all ___. : FOURS
23. Raised platform. : DAIS
24. Variegated. : PIED
25. Frisbee, marbles, etc. : GAMES
26. Bind securely. : STRAP
27. Completely. : QUITE
28. Subscribe to. : UNDERWRITE
29. Assessed worth. : VALUE
30. Heraldic emblem. : EAGLE
31. Supports. : STAYS
33. Bad luck bringer. : JONAH
36. Lend approval to. : SANCTION
37. Baseball player Eddie. : YOST
39. Speck. : MOTE
40. Scottish landowner. : LAIRD
42. "___ Resartus" ("The Tailor Re-tailored"). : SARTOR
43. Part of a lamp. : BURNER
45. Seemingly. : QUASI
46. Flutter ineffectually. : FLAP
47. Relaxation. : EASE
48. Teacher's degree: Abbr. : BSED
49. Contest. : DUEL
50. Piece of news. : ITEM
51. Theories. : ISMS
54. Tall athletes' association: Abbr. : NBA
55. Verse form. : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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