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New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Relating to the eye. : OPTIC
6. Evian, Vichy, etc. : SPAS
10. Where Anna found romance. : SIAM
14. Yankee player. : BERRA
15. Ruffed grouse. : PARTRIDGE
17. Willow. : OSIER
18. Traveler in training. : ASTRONAUT
19. Aurora. : EOS
20. Warlike. : MARTIAL
22. Says, à la Bre'r Fox. : SEZ
23. Defraud. : BILK
24. Line of marchers. : FILE
26. Growing in high altitudes. : ALPINE
29. Educated. : LITERATE
33. Permission. : LEAVE
34. Balkan region. : MACEDONIA
35. Where the Pearl Mosque is. : AGRA
36. Woman with wiles. : SIREN
37. London lodgings. : DIGS
38. Paul Bunyan's specialties. : TALLTALES
40. Free-for-all. : MELEE
41. Raises. : ELEVATES
42. Important workers. : MINERS
43. Roof finials. : EPIS
44. First name in poetry. : WALT
45. I love: Lat. : AMO
48. Slow to anger. : PATIENT
50. Tennis stroke. : LOB
53. Hypothetical particles, in physics. : MAGNETONS
55. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
57. Effrontery. : IMPUDENCE
58. A long time, so they say. : NEVER
59. Poorly painted picture. : DAUB
60. Much valued. : DEAR
61. Loses weight: Colloq. : SLIMS
Down
1. Musical instrument. : OBOE
2. Mexican coin. : PESO
3. Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
4. Wrath. : IRE
5. Purplish-red. : CARMINE
6. Kindle into activity. : SPARK
7. Having served formerly. : PAST
8. Subterfuges. : ARTIFICES
9. Restrict as to finances. : STRAITEN
10. Pride or envy. : SIN
11. Slayer of Castor. : IDAS
12. Fever and chills. : AGUE
13. French city on the Moselle. : METZ
16. Turned over and over. : ROLLED
21. Stout. : ALE
23. Mussel or clam. : BIVALVE
25. Tending to wear away. : ERODENT
26. Winged. : ALATE
27. Permitted by law. : LEGAL
28. Talk: Fr. : PARLE
29. Household gods. : LARES
30. Old-womanish. : ANILE
31. Big cat. : TIGER
32. Ameliorates. : EASES
34. Event in a career. : MILESTONE
36. Cloyed. : SATIATED
39. Drew off liquid. : TAPPED
40. English poet and family. : MILTONS
42. The human race. : MAN
44. River of "The Pied Piper." : WESER
45. Included with. : AMID
46. Important word for baby. : MAMA
47. Soviet secret police, 1922. : OGPU
49. Early empire of Peru. : INCA
50. Founder of Biblical priesthood. : LEVI
51. Town just N of Provo, Utah. : OREM
52. Round Table Knight. : BORS
54. Gist of a story: Colloq. : NUB
56. ___ Aviv. : TEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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