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New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,667
Across
1. Trade-marked. : PATENT
7. Pinks or lilacs. : FLOWERS
14. Purveyor of food. : CATERER
15. Dream. : REVERIE
16. Winner of many TV awards. : ASTAIRE
17. Realm of an Eastern prince. : EMIRATE
18. Compass point. : SSE
19. Useful garments. : KIMONOS
21. I am: Lat. : SUM
22. Cane. : TINS
24. Draught animals. : OXEN
25. Two-fold. : DUAL
26. Bicycled. : RODE
27. Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
28. Churlish. : SURLY
29. Offered for purchase. : ONSALE
31. Figures of speech. : SIMILES
33. Yr. obdt. ___ (old-time letter finisher). : SERV
35. Select. : CULL
36. Shone. : GLINTED
39. Groups of workers. : STAFFS
43. Reunion celebrants: Colloq. : GRADS
44. Body of water. : LAKE
46. Chess piece. : ROOK
47. Unusual. : RARE
48. Carried. : BORE
49. Contemporary painter. : DALI
50. Conjunction. : AND
51. Frequented. : HAUNTED
54. Coin of Israel. : MIL
55. Most diminutive. : TINIEST
57. Of small consequence. : TRIVIAL
59. Repeat. : ITERATE
60. Materials used for finishing. : LININGS
61. Brightly colored blanket garments. : SERAPES
62. Take part (in). : ENGAGE
Down
1. Strong feeling. : PASSION
2. Is present at. : ATTENDS
3. English breakfast beverage. : TEA
4. Ben Hecht hero. : ERIK
5. St. Philip ___. : NERI
6. Quaver. : TREMOR
7. Greatly excited. : FRENETIC
8. Popular flavor. : LEMON
9. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
10. Who: Ger. : WER
11. Obliteration. : ERASURE
12. Observances. : RITUALS
13. Appropriate. : SEEMLY
14. Cuban leader. : CASTRO
20. Ancient name of Asian river. : OXUS
23. Favorite vacation spot. : SEASIDE
25. Obtuse one. : DULLARD
27. Herb's relative. : BERT
28. Sediment. : SILT
30. Monocle. : LENS
32. Clio. : MUSE
34. Rich white sauces: Fr. : VELOUTES
36. New Hampshire product. : GRANITE
37. Memorable short-story writer. : LARDNER
38. Mend. : DARN
40. Bubbly. : FOAMING
41. Leaves. : FOLIAGE
42. Abilities. : SKILLS
43. Free. : GRATIS
45. Cooking utensil. : KETTLE
48. Sew. : BASTE
51. Pile. : HEAP
52. Land of the Blarney stone. : ERIN
53. Signature of a famous cartoonist. : DING
56. "Ca ___," French song of 1790. : IRA
58. By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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