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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
Across Down
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
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
53. Facial feature. : EYES
55. Slip. : ERR
56. 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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