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New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,727

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Memorial structure. : TOMB
5
Vaquero's rope. : REATA
10
London streetcar. : TRAM
14
Site of a large German dam. : EDER
15
King Arthur's father. : UTHER
16
Home of Baylor University. : WACO
17
Bristle, in botany. : SETA
18
Where Hercules slew the lion. : NEMEA
19
Tragic maiden of Greek myth. : ECHO
20
Hero of juvenile adventure series. : TARZAN
22
Hoover's early occupation. : ENGINEER
24
Machinist's helper. : OILER
26
Class. : SORT
27
Petitioner. : IMPLORER
30
Bang-bangs. : NOISES
34
Lanterloo. : LOO
35
Teachers, in India. : GURUS
37
Made of meshes. : NETTY
38
Plinth, in architecture. : ORLO
40
Formal footwear. : PUMPS
42
Magnitude. : SIZE
43
Beds of coal. : VEINS
45
Oriental water wheel. : NORIA
47
Desk accessory. : PEN
48
Hebrew ascetic. : ESSENE
50
Make sport of. : RIDICULE
52
Presumptuous. : BOLD
54
Type of hinge, with hook and loop. : GEMEL
55
Crusades. : HOLYWARS
59
Appraises. : ASSAYS
62
State. : OHIO
63
Symbol of first wedding anniversary. : PAPER
65
State. : UTAH
66
City on the Rhine. : BONN
67
Gather in hordes. : SWARM
68
Function. : ROLE
69
Oxford. : SHOE
70
"___ Dream," in "Lohengrin." : ELSAS
71
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
Down
1
Activity at Cape Canaveral. : TEST
2
Music hall of ancient Athens. : ODEA
3
Chief city. : METROPOLIS
4
Where the Amazon flows. : BRAZIL
5
Contestant in second place. : RUNNERUP
6
Summer in Paris. : ETE
7
Alas and alack! : AHME
8
Happy, carefree years. : TEENS
9
Neighbor of Castile. : ARAGON
10
Certain engravings of Andrew Jackson. : TWENTIES
11
Hambletonian. : RACE
12
Result of weariness. : ACHE
13
Where heather grows. : MOOR
21
"Sleep like ___." : ALOG
23
Cattle brander. : IRON
25
Old movie. : RERUN
27
"___ thy rocks and rills . . . " : ILOVE
28
Folkways. : MORES
29
Origin of gossip. : RUMOR
31
Maker of terms or conditions. : STIPULATOR
32
Attila of German legend. : ETZEL
33
Ancient name of Aswan. : SYENE
36
Small shoot or twig. : SPRIG
39
In single file. : ONEBYONE
41
Sword and pistol. : SIDEARMS
44
Weather prediction. : SNOW
46
Aspirations. : AIMS
49
Pass. : ELAPSE
51
Pause in a line of verse. : CESURA
53
Manner of speech. : DRAWL
55
Fireplace ledges. : HOBS
56
Surprised exclamation. : OHOH
57
Linen: Span. : LINO
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Health resorts. : SPAS
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River into the Yellow Sea. : YALU
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Son of Noah. : SHEM
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Significant date. : ERA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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