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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
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,686
Across Down
1. 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
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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