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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { B F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,723
Across
1. Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
7. Looked furtively. : PEEPED
13. A. L. skipper. : STENGEL
14. Military duty. : SERVICE
15. Pacific range. : CASCADE
16. Ragout of meat. : HARICOT
17. Stand. : RISE
18. Profit. : AVAIL
20. Way. : LANE
21. Black bird. : ANI
22. Cried out sharply. : YELPED
24. Click beetle. : DOR
25. Concord. : PEACE
28. Pinch. : NIP
29. Parts of molecules. : ATOMS
31. Hemingway. : ERNEST
33. British textile shop. : MERCERY
35. Accommodation on the United States. : STATEROOM
37. Native of Spain. : CATALAN
39. Shout heard at a rodeo. : YIPPEE
43. Ancient honey-mulberry drink. : MORAT
44. Stockholders' privileges: Abbr. : RTS
46. Stadium performers. : TEAMS
47. Verb used with "thou." : ART
48. Hydrocarbon in natural gas. : ETHANE
51. Fleur-de-___. : LIS
52. Roof: Fr. : TOIT
54. Spiral. : HELIX
55. Equine. : MARE
56. Near the beach. : INSHORE
58. William Bradford, for example. : PURITAN
60. Au ___ (in the nude). : NATUREL
61. Train. : EDUCATE
62. Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
63. Entertain. : REGALE
Down
1. British oratorio composer. : STAINER
2. Mercenary of the Revolution. : HESSIAN
3. Noun suffix. : ENCE
4. Eastern title. : AGA
5. May 8, 1945. : VEDAY
6. Colts or Giants. : ELEVEN
7. Painter of Washington. : PEALE
8. Sin. : ERR
9. Sin. : EVIL
10. Horseman in the Plaza de Toros. : PICADOR
11. Thrifty use. : ECONOMY
12. Discourages. : DETERS
13. Predicament. : SCRAPE
14. Exporter. : SHIPPER
19. Nourishing. : ALIMENTAL
23. Burmese robber. : DACOIT
26. Wicker basket used in pelota. : CESTA
27. Country place. : ESTATE
30. Vale of poetic fame. : TEMPE
32. Hindu cymbals. : TAL
34. Campanella. : ROY
36. Chapel Hill student. : TARHEEL
37. Haloes about the sun. : CORONAE
38. Professional entertainer. : ARTISTE
40. Pronounced like "y" in young. : PALATAL
41. Realm of an Eastern ruler. : EMIRATE
42. Mystic of 19 centuries ago. : ESSENE
43. Pairing. : MATING
45. Sharpshooter. : SNIPER
49. "Soldiers ___." : THREE
50. Ooze. : EXUDE
53. Ruffian. : THUG
55. Transparent mineral. : MICA
57. Hematite. : ORE
59. Bearskin. : RUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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