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New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Well-known name in socialism. : THOMAS
7. Well-known name in City Hall. : WAGNER
13. Public esteem. : REPUTE
14. Member of Truman Cabinet. : ACHESON
16. Where Astoria is. : OREGON
17. Native of Kirkoswald. : SCOTSMAN
19. Electrified particle. : ION
20. Maintain. : POSSESS
22. Corroded. : ATE
23. German port on the Baltic. : KIEL
25. Laughing. : RIANT
26. Comfortable. : SNUG
27. Pungent. : ACRID
29. Musical abbreviation. : RIT
30. Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
31. Bakery product. : BAGEL
33. Rope. : LARIAT
34. Refugee from Red Chinese communism. : TIBETAN
37. Canvas boat. : CORACLE
38. Old-time love knot. : AMORET
39. Modern type of jazz. : BEBOP
40. Tropical fruits: Span. : PINAS
41. Rialto sign. : SRO
42. Cultivation of the soil: Poet. : TILTH
46. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
47. Quartets. : FOURS
49. Where Karl Marx lived in London. : SOHO
50. Historic fliers. : RAF
51. Opera role. : DELILAH
53. Son (of), in Hebrew names. : BEN
54. Incentive. : STIMULUS
56. Opera role. : FIGARO
58. Mineral of the amphibole group. : EDENITE
59. Literary mentor. : EDITOR
60. End of a pencil. : ERASER
61. Takes up again. : RENEWS
Down
1. Khrushchev's gift vehicle. : TROIKA
2. Illustrious. : HEROIC
3. Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
4. Drinking vessel. : MUG
5. Over. : ATOP
6. Hidalgo's title. : SENOR
7. Beverage for old-time festivity. : WASSAIL
8. Speech inflection. : ACCENT
9. Type of writer. : GHOST
10. Gains. : NETS
11. Letter. : ESS
12. Starry-eyed. : ROMANTIC
15. Unadulterated. : NATURAL
18. Deny. : NEGATE
21. Factory whistle. : SIREN
24. Bounteous. : LIBERAL
26. Egyptian god of lower world. : SERAPIS
28. Palm fruits. : DATES
30. Old-time playing card. : TAROT
32. Narrow ship channel. : GAT
33. Underhand throw, in cricket. : LOB
34. Candles. : TAPERS
35. Mime. : IMITATE
36. In good faith. : BONAFIDE
37. Freeman of the lowest class in early England. : CEORL
39. Professional boxer. : BRUISER
41. Substance dissolved in a mixture. : SOLUTE
43. Having rounded protuberances, as leaves. : LOBATE
44. Bridle path in London's Hyde Park: 2 wds. : THEROW
45. Respects. : HONORS
47. Genus of the cat. : FELIS
48. More secure. : SAFER
51. The Danube, in Hungary. : DUNA
52. Conceal. : HIDE
55. Sea: Fr. : MER
57. Card game. : GIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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