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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,725
Across Down
1. Cadence. : LILT
5. Fine volcanic lava. : ASHES
10. Dull yellowish brown. : DRAB
14. What "vidi" means. : ISAW
15. Sweet's companion. : SHORT
16. Where the Via Appia begins. : ROMA
17. Intricacy. : MAZE
18. Phrase from an Aesop fable. : SOURGRAPES
20. College near Philadelphia. : BRYNMAWR
22. Where the U. of Oregon is. : EUGENE
23. Smirch. : STAIN
24. Symbol of obsoleteness. : DODO
25. Old-time pen. : QUILL
26. He played "Marty." : BORGNINE
30. European blackbird. : OUSEL
31. Chisel for cutting grooves. : GOUGE
32. Relative of 24 Across. : MOA
33. Namesakes of Miss Lillie. : BEAS
34. Wool-colored. : BEIGE
35. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
36. Dull grayish brown. : DUN
37. ___ stew. : IRISH
38. Pulls. : JERKS
39. Legal precedent-setter. : TESTCASE
41. Natives of Bialystok. : POLES
42. Listen! : HIST
43. People. : SOULS
44. Potential quercine trees. : ACORNS
47. Entryway. : APPROACH
50. Considerate. : THOUGHTFUL
52. Atomic scientist. : UREY
53. Great deal: Colloq. : TONS
54. Bouquet. : AROMA
55. Drawer in a store counter. : TILL
56. Clout. : SWAT
57. Assessor. : TAXER
58. Stage direction for an actress. : SOLA
1. Arm. : LIMB
2. River of Bavaria. : ISAR
3. Revolving trays. : LAZYSUSANS
4. Post-war era. : TWENTIES
5. Attack. : ASSAIL
6. Described. : SHOWN
7. ___ glass. : HOUR
8. Be mistaken. : ERR
9. Martyr in Asia Minor, 303. : STGEORGE
10. Victim of 9 Down. : DRAGON
11. Hawser. : ROPE
12. Word of agreement. : AMEN
13. Center of operations. : BASE
19. Dickens' "Barnaby ___." : RUDGE
21. Public promenade. : MALL
24. Pasty mass. : DOUGH
25. Line of people. : QUEUE
26. Where Smylie is governor. : BOISE
27. Hurok, for example. : IMPRESARIO
28. Corners. : NOOKS
29. Roadside sign. : EATS
30. "Yr. ___. serv." : OBDT
31. Spirit: Ger. : GEIST
34. Military man: Slang. : BRASSHAT
35. Broadway hits. : SELLOUTS
37. Cake topping. : ICING
38. Plat du ___ (menu specialty). : JOUR
40. Fencing attack. : THRUST
41. Cottonwood. : POPLAR
43. Frothiness. : SPUME
44. D. A.'s. : ATTS
45. Chinese dog. : CHOW
46. O'Neill's daughter. : OONA
47. Sly as ___. : AFOX
48. Cubicle. : CELL
49. Genus of the tree toads. : HYLA
51. Refrain syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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