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New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. One of Nero's lowly subjects. : PLEB
5. Baker's turnout. : BATCH
10. Unchanged. : SAME
14. Item in 47 Down. : AUTO
15. Montana's neighbor. : IDAHO
16. Over: Ger. : UBER
17. Roderick Dhu. : SCOT
18. Type of stage production. : COMICOPERA
20. Cookie Lavagetto's team. : SENATORS
22. Sounds of destiny. : KNELLS
23. Norse goddess of fate. : NORN
24. Duke. : PEER
25. Portrait in pastel. : CRAYON
28. Menace of the highway. : JOYRIDER
32. Junior prom. : HOP
33. Locale of Annapurna. : NEPAL
35. The "March King." : SOUSA
36. Responsibility. : ONUS
38. Heartwood of East Indian tree. : SAPAN
40. Steeps. : RETS
41. King of Libya since 1951. : IDRIS
43. Minds. : CARES
45. French article. : LES
46. Famous physicist. : ROENTGEN
48. French word for a wounded soldier. : BLESSE
50. June reuner. : GRAD
51. Fortitude. : GRIT
52. Heckler's cousin. : TEASER
55. Oklahoma Indian. : ARAPAHOE
59. Spending money. : ALLOWANCES
61. Kettle of fish. : MESS
62. Tart filled with fruit, cheese, etc. : FLAN
63. Language. : GREEK
64. Where the Tigris flows. : IRAQ
65. Flavor. : TANG
66. "To ___ little and to spend a little less . . . " : EARNA
67. Certain votes. : NAYS
Down
1. Football play. : PASS
2. Well-known publisher. : LUCE
3. College founded by Henry VI. : ETON
4. Science dealing with flora. : BOTANY
5. Hats worn in the bull ring. : BICORNES
6. Caparison. : ADORN
7. Caps. : TAMS
8. Greek letter. : CHI
9. Winter sport. : HOCKEY
10. Duluth's water front. : SUPERIOR
11. Adam's second. : ABEL
12. European blackbird. : MERL
13. Geological periods. : ERAS
19. Unique objects: Colloq. : ONERS
21. Australian cedar. : TOON
24. ___ bear. : POLAR
25. A cappella group. : CHOIR
26. Lively musical movement. : RONDO
27. Orinoco tributary. : APURE
28. Land of cherry blossoms. : JAPAN
29. Affairs of honor. : DUELS
30. Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
31. Oriental civet cat. : RASSE
34. Walked. : PACED
37. Monotonous mode of speech. : SINGSONG
39. Where Boys' Town is. : NEBRASKA
42. Scatter. : STREW
44. Gardener's cutting. : SLIP
47. Addition to a house. : GARAGE
49. Star in Draco. : ETAMIN
51. Part of a golf course. : GREEN
52. Memorable Ohioan. : TAFT
53. Diminutive of a girls' name. : ELLA
54. Sen. Bible. : ALAN
55. Genus of trees. : ACER
56. Goddess. : HERA
57. "___ can you see . . . " : OSAY
58. Men's titles: Abbr. : ESQS
60. Blue Eagle monogram. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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