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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1959

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { C Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,697
Across
1. Out of harmony. : AJAR
5. Home of Katharina and Bianca. : PADUA
10. Philosophy degrees. : PHBS
14. Bill of fare. : MENU
15. Embellish. : ADORN
16. Fourth inning score. : OOOO
17. Subject of Emerson adage. : BETTERMOUSETRAP
20. Sports equipment: Colloq. : PIGSKINS
21. Vertical poles. : MASTS
22. Relative of "estado." : ETAT
23. Man's nickname. : PETE
24. Tidal floods. : EAGRES
27. Mimicker. : PARROTER
31. Silk thread. : FLOSS
32. Not at all. : NOWAY
33. ___ de Oro. : RIO
34. Zodiac sign. : LEO
35. Capital. : MONEY
36. Character in "Bleak House." : ADA
37. Stamp collectors' group: Abbr. : APS
38. Irrational numbers. : SURDS
39. Tennyson character. : ARDEN
41. Comedy by Aristophanes. : THEBIRDS
43. Manifests disdain. : SNEERS
44. Ridge of earth. : BANK
45. Domestic animals. : PIGS
46. Tête-___ : ATETE
48. Certain dance guests. : STAGLINE
52. Discarded as useless. : THROWNTOTHEDOGS
55. Sea bird. : TERN
56. "Dinner at ___." : EIGHT
57. Entreat earnestly. : URGE
58. Utters. : SAYS
59. Yellowish metal. : BRASS
60. Orient. : EAST
Down
1. Minister of state: Abbr. : AMB
2. Rugged vehicle. : JEEP
3. Opposed: Colloq. : ANTI
4. New Jersey University. : RUTGERS
5. Arctic garments. : PARKAS
6. Concede. : ADMIT
7. River of Scotland. : DOON
8. Extinct wild ox. : URUS
9. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
10. Article of food. : POTATO
11. Figuratively, a practical compromise. : HORSETRADE
12. Dinghy. : BOAT
13. Soaks in. : SOPS
18. Well-known name in Tennessee. : ESTES
19. ___ board. : EMERY
23. Relative of "prithee." : PRAY
24. One of the black notes. : EFLAT
25. Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
26. Figuratively, a superfluous third person. : GOOSEBERRY
27. Bodies of water. : PONDS
28. Fills with reverence. : AWES
29. Duck. : EIDER
30. Certain horses. : ROANS
32. Compass point, in France. : NORD
35. Darkness. : MURK
38. Tendon. : SINEW
39. Standpoint. : ANGLE
40. Remainder. : RESIDUE
42. Conductors' wands. : BATONS
43. Spectacles. : SIGHTS
45. Routes. : PATHS
46. Perry Mason, et al.: Abbr. : ATTS
47. Tea plant genus. : THEA
48. Flurry. : STIR
49. Roman garment. : TOGA
50. Mrs. Charles. : NORA
51. Soufflé ingredient. : EGGS
53. Pen's point. : NEB
54. Arrange. : SET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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