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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,703
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1. Feather shaft. : SCAPE
6. Bows. : SALAAMS
13. Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
15. Lucite, for example. : PLASTIC
16. Crusader. : TEMPLAR
17. Kern musical. : ROBERTA
18. Noun suffix of action. : ADE
19. Abrasives. : EMERIES
21. Noun suffix of agency. : IER
22. Troubles. : ILLS
24. Wallace's warriors. : SCOTS
25. Sward. : TURF
26. McKinley's Ohio birthplace. : NILES
28. ___ dancer. : TOE
29. Warfare. : ARMS
30. Complained in whining manner. : SNIVELED
32. Greek letter. : ETA
33. Having a (specified) way of running. : GAITED
34. Home runs: Slang. : CLOUTS
37. Move slowly. : LAG
38. Regatta entry. : SAILBOAT
40. Special disposal of goods. : SALE
42. Wager. : BET
43. Slow: Music. : LENTO
44. Wash. : LAVE
45. Disengaged. : FREED
47. Beast's home. : LAIR
48. ___ king. : ALA
49. Western ranges. : SIERRAS
51. Line of a map: Abbr. : LAT
52. Where Anaconda is. : MONTANA
54. Scholarly. : ERUDITE
56. Adjusted. : ATTUNED
57. Speaks up in class. : RECITES
58. Fishermen. : SEINERS
59. Light carriages: Colloq. : SHAYS
1. Potential plant. : SEEDLING
2. Flowering shrub. : CAMELLIA
3. Snake. : ASP
4. Large amount: Slang. : PILE
5. Cheeses. : EDAMS
6. Goblin. : SPRITE
7. Century plants. : ALOES
8. Campus buildings. : LABS
9. Character in "Peer Gynt." : ASE
10. Room in a Roman house. : ATRIUM
11. Bishops' caps. : MITERS
12. Bureau cover. : SCARF
13. Furniture finishes. : STAINS
14. Put up. : ERECTED
20. Land measure. : ROOD
23. City on the Guadalquivir. : SEVILLE
25. Well-known soprano. : TRAUBEL
27. Botanical bristles. : SETAE
29. Coral island. : ATOLL
31. Triangle side. : LEG
32. Ivy League man. : ELI
34. Provider of refreshments. : CATERER
35. In music, a key. : TONALITY
36. Surfeits. : SATIATES
38. Prophet. : SEER
39. Fancy German cakes. : TORTES
40. Queen of the Tonga Islands. : SALOTE
41. Forward!: Ital. : AVANTI
42. Covers with crumbs before cooking. : BREADS
44. Users of prayer wheels. : LAMAS
45. More delicate. : FINER
46. Opposes and defies. : DARES
49. Sensible. : SANE
50. Of this or that kind. : SUCH
53. Large cask. : TUN
55. Through: Prefix. : DIA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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