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New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1959

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,681

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Students & seniors
Across
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Situations. : JOBS
5
Spanish port of 1492 sailing. : PALOS
10
Young animals. : PUPS
14
Jannings of Lubitsch films. : EMIL
15
Gronchi's country. : ITALY
16
What Wynken, Blynken, and Nod sailed into. : ASEA
17
Pope's letter to the clergy. : ENCYCLICAL
19
Sea bird. : TERN
20
Jumble. : PIE
21
Confederate. : ALLY
22
Site of spring sacred to Muses. : PIERIA
24
Gaiter. : SPAT
25
Indo-Chinese language. : SHAN
26
Skilled workman or artist. : MASTER
29
Harder. : FLINTIER
33
Flower like a daisy. : ASTER
34
Allen and Stone. : FREDS
35
Its emblem, the Blue Eagle. : NRA
36
French town of Vichy trials. : RIOM
37
Wild plums. : SLOES
38
Shoo! : SCAT
39
Member of the family: Abbr. : DAU
40
A slide or ride. : COAST
41
Capital city in Asia. : LHASA
42
Discontinue. : INTERMIT
44
A Barrymore. : LIONEL
45
Poetic contraction. : NEER
46
Approximately. : SOME
47
Christian ___. : HERTER
50
Senor's definite affirmative. : SISI
51
Outdo. : TOP
54
Above: Ger. : UBER
55
Desert hazards. : SANDSTORMS
58
Good will: Archaic. : GREE
59
Officer of Caesar's time. : EDILE
60
Budget item. : DUES
61
Small bay, as in place names. : HOLE
62
Narrow bands. : TAPES
63
Impression. : DENT
Down
1
Another name for blitzbuggy. : JEEP
2
All: Comb. form. : OMNI
3
Grayish blue. : BICE
4
Crafty. : SLY
5
Main support. : PILLAR
6
Tipped. : ATILT
7
Describing delicate garments. : LACY
8
Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
9
Small, soulless, elemental beings. : SYLPHIDS
10
Evident. : PATENT
11
Partaker of. : USER
12
"The Peer and the ___." : PERI
13
Yemen's capital. : SANA
18
Prance. : CAPER
23
Namesakes of actor Hunter. : IANS
24
Plant part. : STEM
25
Rain-snow mixture. : SLEET
26
Tuesday, in France. : MARDI
27
Cambodian. : ASIAN
28
Name in detective-story field. : STOUT
29
Harbinger of winter. : FROST
30
S. A. Indian. : INCAN
31
Scrape out. : ERASE
32
Assessed amount. : RATAL
34
Natural talent. : FLAIR
37
English county. : SOMERSET
38
Tire casing. : SHOE
40
One of the Algonquins. : CREE
41
Utmost extent. : LIMIT
43
Menu item. : ENTREE
44
Red figures. : LOSSES
46
Move like a crab. : SIDLE
47
One of the Walpoles. : HUGH
48
River along foot of Pyrenees. : EBRO
49
Spool. : REEL
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Bit. : SNIP
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Right. : TRUE
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Sign. : OMEN
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Attention-getting sound. : PSST
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA
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Singular. : ODD

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

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