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New York Times, Monday, June 8, 1959

Author:
Elizabeth Williams
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Part of a quirt. : LASH
5. Silas Marner. : MISER
10. Small pile, as of hay. : COCK
14. ___ bellum. : ANTE
15. Spring up. : ARISE
16. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
17. Professional swindlers. : CARDSHARPS
19. Inner part of a temple. : NAOS
20. French Royalist fugitive. : EMIGRE
21. Makes retraction. : RECANTS
23. New: Comb. form. : NEO
24. "Mighty" men. : SMITHS
26. Breakfast food. : EGGS
28. Shoo! : SCAT
29. Mink's relative. : OTTER
33. Cricket term. : LOB
34. Sans ___ (without fear): Fr. : PEUR
35. Strong. : BRAWNY
36. Greek letter. : ETA
37. Lizard. : REPTILE
39. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
40. Army man. : NONCOM
42. Coal scuttles. : HODS
43. Cashew. : NUT
44. On ___ (continuously). : ANDON
45. Chimed. : RANG
46. Sacred bull. : APIS
47. Artificial gem paste. : STRASS
49. Caliph's name. : ALI
50. Garland. : FESTOON
53. Rio Grande port. : ELPASO
56. Island off Alaska. : ATTU
57. Feature of some vacation plans. : OCEANLINER
60. Grape juice. : STUM
61. Condensed. : SHORT
62. Joyful song. : NOEL
63. Underground railway. : TUBE
64. Lone Ranger's friend. : TONTO
65. Existence. : ESSE
Down
1. Product of Ireland. : LACE
2. Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
3. Hawaiian orchestra. : STRINGBAND
4. Refuses to commit oneself. : HEDGES
5. Island in the Seychelles, east of Zanzibar. : MAHE
6. A Gershwin. : IRA
7. ___ Cedric Hardwicke. : SIR
8. Sprightly wit. : ESPRIT
9. Direction to a printer. : RESET
10. Card game. : CANASTA
11. Country of Arabia. : OMAN
12. Water bird. : COOT
13. "A ___ for Cinderella." : KISS
18. Sign at a hit show. : SRO
22. Odd jobs. : CHORES
24. Porgy. : SCUP
25. ___ Vineyard. : MARTHAS
26. Consort of Victor Emmanuel III. : ELENA
27. Agreed. : GOTON
28. Appear. : SEEM
30. A Lombardo special feature. : TWINPIANOS
31. Boredom. : ENNUI
32. Peasants of India. : RYOTS
34. Relative of tout de suite. : PRONTO
35. Edifice: Abbr. : BLDG
38. Atoms. : IONS
41. Fancy ball attire. : COSTUME
45. Hacienda. : RANCHO
46. Designating the habitat of edelweiss. : ALPINE
48. Come home to ___ (boomerang). : ROOST
49. The whole affair. : ALL
50. Loyal, as friends. : FAST
51. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
52. Type of nib. : STUB
53. Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
54. Calls, in poker. : SEES
55. Shield border. : ORLE
58. Long time. : EON
59. Branch of learning. : ART

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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