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New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 1959

Author: George Laczko
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,644
Across Down
1. Simplest elements. : ABCS
5. Expert. : ADEPT
10. Syrian city, dating from 1000 B. C. : ALEP
14. Scene of Samson's exploit with the jawbone of an ass. : LEHI
15. ___ acid. : BORIC
16. Important Swedish canal. : GOTA
17. In the twinkling ___ eye. : OFAN
18. Key crewmen. : STROKEOARS
20. ___ polloi. : HOI
21. Letters. : DEES
22. Characters in early Teutonic alphabet. : RUNES
23. On the beach. : AGROUND
25. Launch. : BOAT
27. Terminal. : LAST
28. Socrates' scolding wife. : XANTIPPE
32. Gambol. : FRISK
34. Bout, as in boxing. : SETTO
35. Old musical note. : ELA
36. English elevator. : LIFT
37. River of Spain and Portugal. : MINHO
38. Collections of literary import. : ANAS
39. Danish county. : AMT
40. Minerva's shield. : AEGIS
41. Well-known labor name. : MEANY
42. City of roses. : PASADENA
44. Roll, as a flag. : FURL
45. ___ town. : GOTO
46. Italian rice dish. : RISOTTO
49. One of the Strauses. : OSKAR
52. Tuning implement. : FORK
53. Mississippi food product. : YAM
54. Practice of difficult horsemanship: Fr. : HAUTEECOLE
57. Poilu's dugout. : ABRI
58. In the matter of: Lat. : INRE
59. Less common. : RARER
60. Nearly: Colloq. : MOST
61. Pindaric forms. : ODES
62. Faulty. : AMISS
63. Alliance of powers, 1936–45. : AXIS
1. Word of farewell. : ALOHA
2. Obscure. : BEFOG
3. Skiers' conveniences. : CHAIRLIFTS
4. Misdemeanor. : SIN
5. Away. : ABSENT
6. Was very fond of (with "on"). : DOTED
7. Does wrong. : ERRS
8. Devout: Span. : PIO
9. Sound of surprise. : TCK
10. Guinea pig's relative. : AGOUTI
11. Financial transaction. : LOAN
12. To be: Fr. : ETRE
13. Situation, sometimes pretty. : PASS
19. Sister of Euterpe. : ERATO
21. Evening. : DUSK
24. Hop kiln. : OAST
25. Cousins of showers. : BATHS
26. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
28. City near Dayton. : XENIA
29. Hockey player's punishment. : PENALTYBOX
30. Design. : PLAN
31. Untroubled. : EASY
32. Part of a pocket. : FLAP
33. Audrey Hepburn role. : RIMA
34. In hoc ___ vinces. : SIGNO
37. Athletic gathering. : MEET
38. Of aircraft. : AERO
40. Worship. : ADORE
41. Basis of many perfumes. : MUSK
43. Marbles. : AGATES
44. Stokers. : FIRERS
46. Broadway parts. : ROLES
47. Ankles: Anat. : TARSI
48. Leaves out. : OMITS
49. Where Sandusky is. : OHIO
50. Part of a famous nom de plume. : SAND
51. City on Honshu coast. : KURE
52. "___'m to be Queen 'o the May . . . " : FORI
55. Historic period. : ERA
56. Machine part. : CAM
57. Eucharistic vessel. : AMA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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