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New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 1959

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,655
Across
1. Writer like Steinbeck. : REALIST
8. Youngster: Colloq. : SHAVER
14. Picnic parcel. : BOXLUNCH
15. Spectacular show. : PARADE
16. Secy. Seaton's sphere. : INTERIOR
17. Peaceful. : IRENIC
18. Suffix used with lemon, lime, etc. : ADE
19. Arrayed. : ATTIRED
21. Eskimo of Greenland. : ITA
22. Jerome Kern show. : SUNNY
24. Decamped. : FLED
25. Sen. Johnston of S. C. : OLIN
26. Earth goddess. : ERDA
27. Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
28. Portion out. : ALLOT
29. Foreordains. : DESTINES
31. Relatives of station wagons. : SEDANS
32. Symbol on Vermont's flag. : TREE
33. Green, in heraldry. : VERT
34. More optimistic. : ROSIER
37. Answered. : REJOINED
41. Reformers' targets. : EVILS
42. Expression. : TERM
43. Book-play-movie heroine. : MAME
44. Extremely. : VERY
45. Marquand's sleuth. : MOTO
46. Understand: Colloq. : GETIT
47. Planet. : ORB
48. Theatrical performance. : MATINEE
50. One: Fr. : UNE
51. Porcelain clay. : KAOLIN
53. Brings back to health. : RESTORES
55. Outlet. : EGRESS
56. Edible. : ESCULENT
57. Aspiration. : DESIRE
58. One adjective for the Pacific. : DEEPEST
Down
1. Circle: Poet. : RONDURE
2. Prolongs. : EXTENDS
3. Contents of a toby. : ALE
4. Virginia town, famed for nearby caverns. : LURAY
5. Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
6. Safe. : SCOTFREE
7. Roller coaster sensations. : THRILLS
8. Did undercover work. : SPIED
9. Like anthracite. : HARD
10. Occur. : ARE
11. Cake flavoring. : VANILLA
12. Bulldog, for example. : EDITION
13. Takes back openly. : RECANTS
14. Prejudiced. : BIASED
20. Spanish sovereign. : REY
23. Sprucely. : NATTILY
25. Far from modern. : OLDTIME
27. Humdinger. : ONER
28. Of gases: Comb. form. : AERO
30. Angers. : IRES
31. Polish legislative body. : SEJM
33. People of NE Italy. : VERONESE
34. Canceled. : REVOKED
35. Surplus. : OVERAGE
36. Round Table knight. : SIRBORS
37. Secluded. : RETIRED
38. Essences. : NATURES
39. Distinguished. : EMINENT
40. Abhor. : DETEST
42. Gocart passenger. : TOT
45. Hawthorne's house. : MANSE
46. Style of dress: Colloq. : GETUP
48. Egypt to the Arabs. : MISR
49. Verb ending meaning "beginning to." : ESCE
52. Garland in the 50th state. : LEI
54. Aficionado's cheer. : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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