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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1959

Author:
Melville P. Liverance
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Melville P. Liverance has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,686

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Students & seniors
Across
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Nobel Prize author, 1957. : CAMUS
6
TV Western badman. : ROADAGENT
15
Fine violin. : AMATI
16
Sukarno's milieu. : INDONESIA
17
___ pole. : TOTEM
18
Loire capital. : STETIENNE
19
Three: Ital. : TIE
20
Spread for bread. : OLEO
22
Study of religion: Abbr. : THEOL
23
Active one. : DOER
24
Turkish coin. : LIRA
26
Members of a brotherhood. : MASONS
29
"He spoke . . . " : NOTAWORD
33
Overlooks. : OMITS
34
Symbolic birds. : DOVES
35
Fish dish. : ROE
36
Dreadful. : DIRE
37
Brief introduction. : PROEM
38
Librarian's abbreviation. : BIOG
39
Number. : ONE
40
Large sea bird: Var. : GOONY
41
River of Georgia and Alabama. : COOSA
42
The Eighty-sixth. : CONGRESS
44
Personal opinions: Colloq. : SLANTS
45
Nosebag contents. : OATS
46
Honeybee genus. : APIS
47
Make a wager. : BETON
50
Melville character. : AHAB
51
Baseball abbreviation. : RBI
54
Proposed name for chemical element No. 85. : ALABAMINE
57
The U.S.A. : UNION
59
Joshua Logan hit. : BLUEDENIM
60
One of Lear's daughters. : REGAN
61
Convex moldings. : ASTRAGALS
62
Approaches. : NEARS
Down
1
Memorable suffragist. : CATT
2
___ patriae. : AMOI
3
Partner. : MATE
4
Western brave. : UTE
5
Desert winds. : SIMOONS
6
Staircase part. : RISER
7
Preposition. : ONTO
8
Hoosier author. : ADE
9
Point. : DOT
10
"___ Dance." : ANITRAS
11
Rural exclamation from a ploughman. : GEEHAW
12
Feudal worker. : ESNE
13
Boys in Spain. : NINO
14
Chinese weight. : TAEL
21
"___ Miserables." : LES
23
Be overly fond of. : DOTE
24
"___ Mary," sequel to "Mrs. Wiggs." : LOVEY
25
Particular. : ITEM
26
California Indian. : MODOC
27
___ acids. : AMINO
28
Sea nymph, part bird. : SIREN
29
Times of day. : NOONS
30
Astronomical figure. : ORION
31
Perch. : ROOST
32
French painter and pastelist. : DEGAS
34
Rubbish. : DROSS
37
___ laureate. : POET
38
Neckwear. : BOAS
40
Historic Spanish city. : GRANADA
41
Contemporary pianist. : CLIBURN
43
Peanut. : GOOBER
44
Belgian city. : SPA
46
Exclamations. : AHEMS
47
Molded cake. : BABA
48
Building parts. : ELLS
49
Tense. : TAUT
50
West Indian shrub. : ANIL
51
Major Baltic port. : RIGA
52
Wild hog. : BOAR
53
Maypole, Tabard, etc. : INNS
55
Alcott heroine. : MEG
56
Once ___ blue moon. : INA
58
Born: Fr. : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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