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New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,653
Across Down
1. Rocky cliff. : SCAR
5. N. T. book: Abbr. : MATT
9. Opportunity. : SCOPE
14. Adriatic port of Yugoslavia. : POLA
15. Together: Mus. : ADUE
16. Postpone indefinitely. : TABLE
17. Traffic policeman in London. : POINTSMAN
19. Close: Poet. : ANEAR
20. Part of current title by 45 Across. : LIGHTINFANTRY
22. Musical specialty. : DUET
23. Killer whale. : ORCA
24. ___ to (part of some authorship lines). : ASTOLD
27. A person of importance. : SOMEBODY
31. Vermont resort. : STOWE
32. Locales. : SITES
33. Have: Scot. : HAE
34. Zloty or forint. : COIN
35. Tear to bits. : SHRED
36. ___ Morgana. : FATA
37. ___ but (nearly). : ALL
38. Blacksmith. : SHOER
39. More terrible. : DIRER
40. Safe-conduct. : PASSPORT
42. Units of pressure in early physics. : BARADS
43. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
44. Top-notch. : AONE
45. Novelist from New Orleans. : HAMILTONBASSO
50. Port in a storm. : HAVEN
51. Kitchen appliance. : EGGBEATER
53. "Like ___ from the blue." : ABOLT
54. Whirl. : REEL
55. Café au ___. : LAIT
56. V. P. in 1925. : DAWES
57. Nothing more than. : MERE
58. A Gardner. : ERLE
1. Species: Abbr. : SPP
2. Nonchalant. : COOL
3. Et ___. : ALII
4. Lowered a curtain. : RANGDOWN
5. Furnished with a spar. : MASTED
6. Concede. : ADMIT
7. Malaysian title. : TUAN
8. Pole of a certain length. : TENFOOTER
9. Postures. : STANCES
10. British collegian, for short. : CANTAB
11. Higher: Ger. : OBER
12. Cavort. : PLAY
13. Poetic adverb. : EER
18. Arctic air base. : THULE
21. Equipped for a joust. : ARMED
24. Tinpan Alley group. : ASCAP
25. Roman matron's garment. : STOLA
26. Clutches. : TOILS
27. River into the Danube. : SIRET
28. Current bestselling author. : OHARA
29. Passé. : DATED
30. Measure of age. : YEARS
32. A kind of loan. : SHORTTERM
35. Reef. : SHOAL
36. Occasion for bargains. : FIRESALE
38. Dashes. : SPRINTS
39. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
41. Daughter of Cadmus. : SEMELE
42. Err, as a ballplayer. : BOBBLE
44. Fury. : ANGER
45. Lima bean: Span. : HABA
46. Confess. : AVOW
47. Type of arch. : OGEE
48. Fomalhaut, for one. : STAR
49. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
50. Acquired. : HAD
52. Highway: Abbr. : RTE

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

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