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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
Across Down
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
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
58. Health resorts. : SPAS
60. River into the Yellow Sea. : YALU
61. Son of Noah. : SHEM
64. 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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