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New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,717

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Students & seniors
Across
1
___ Sound. : PUGET
6
"Flower Drum Song" player. : PATSUZUKI
15
Form of entertainment. : OPERA
16
Makes unfriendly. : ALIENATES
17
Weasel. : STOAT
18
Australia, for one. : CONTINENT
19
Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
20
Hazard on the links. : TRAP
22
Natural weapons. : FISTS
23
Metals. : GOLDS
25
French cheese. : BRIE
27
Dress materials. : CREPES
29
Political party of 1848–56. : FREESOIL
33
Water lily. : LOTUS
34
Drudges. : MOILS
35
Fish delicacy. : ROE
36
Old Testament book. : AMOS
37
Weather word. : BALMY
38
Fraternity letter. : BETA
39
Cross-stitch. : SEW
40
Greenwings or goldeneyes. : DUCKS
41
Stories. : SAGAS
42
Where Tegucigalpa is. : HONDURAS
44
"Pains to get, care to keep, fear ___." : TOLOSE
45
Hence. : ERGO
46
"Oliver Twist" character. : FAGIN
47
___ Flow. : SCAPA
50
Water pouring sound. : GLUG
51
Honshu bay. : ISE
54
Femme fatale of early movies. : POLANEGRI
57
Peninsular country. : ITALY
59
What some athletes do. : OVERTRAIN
60
Actor Kovaks. : ERNIE
61
Vacillating. : TEETERING
62
Musical symbols. : RESTS
Down
1
Mail. : POST
2
___ snuff. : UPTO
3
Part of Washington, D. C. : GEORGETOWN
4
Cycle of years. : ERA
5
Gossips. : TATTLES
6
Short-tailed rodents. : PACAS
7
Lower on one side. : ALOP
8
Metal. : TIN
9
Write (music) to words. : SET
10
Makes one. : UNIFIES
11
Clowns. : ZANIES
12
Enemies of the Pueblos. : UTES
13
English county. : KENT
14
Noun suffixes. : ISTS
21
Highways: Abbr. : RDS
24
Musical work. : OPUS
25
Edges. : BRIMS
26
Depend (on). : RELY
27
Conflict. : CLASH
28
Son of Montague. : ROMEO
29
People. : FOLKS
30
Westerners. : OREGONIANS
31
Small amounts. : IOTAS
32
Legal document. : LEASE
34
Canton River port. : MACAO
37
Suffix in names of cities. : BURG
38
Island near Java. : BALI
40
Famous funnyman. : DURANTE
41
Wetter. : SOGGIER
43
Diverge (from). : DEPART
44
Greek letter. : TAU
46
Lively dance. : FLING
47
Locality. : SPOT
48
Sailboat anchorage. : COVE
49
Out of the wind. : ALEE
50
Show amusement. : GRIN
52
Cut lengthwise. : SLIT
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Facial feature. : EYES
55
Slip. : ERR
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Happy: Fr. : GAI
58
Three, in 57 Across. : TRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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