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New York Times, Tuesday, January 7, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,115
Across
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Breaks in continuity. : GAPS
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Blows gently. : WAFTS
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Weapon of the future. : ICBM
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River to the Caspian Sea. : URAL
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Admit. : ALLOW
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Pouting grimace. : MOUE
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Frivolous exclamation. : LALA
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Pack animal. : LLAMA
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Saucy. : PERT
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Turn over, as a flapjack. : FLIPFLOP
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Flat strip of dry dough. : NOODLE
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Deliberative body. : DIET
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Slavic ruler. : TSAR
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Where the Vistula flows. : POLAND
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Any way of saving time, effort, etc. : SHORTCUT
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Spring. : ARISE
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Weaves. : SPINS
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Goliath's birthplace. : GATH
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Up and ___ (active). : DOING
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Mix. : STIR
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African nation: Abbr. : ETH
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Silk city of France. : ARLES
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Track of a wild animal. : SPOOR
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Unmitigated. : DEEPDYED
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Children's game, a form of hockey. : SHINNY
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Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
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Machination. : PLOT
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Greenlander. : ESKIMO
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Children's game. : LEAPFROG
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Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
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Public. : OVERT
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Where Fort Dodge is. : IOWA
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___ of Cleves. : ANNE
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Hornpipe. : DANCE
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Buzz. : RING
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Origin. : SEED
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Braces. : STAYS
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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___ State (Florida). : GULF
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Landlocked sea. : ARAL
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Old Indic language. : PALI
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Careless. : SLAPDASH
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Divided (with "off"). : WALLED
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Assign. : ALLOT
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Loose piece on a pocket. : FLAP
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Fielding's "___ Jones." : TOM
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Final creative work. : SWANSONG
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Signification. : IMPORT
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Sorority girl. : COED
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Knot in wool. : BURL
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Boundary. : METE
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Handsome. : FINE
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Scullers. : OARS
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Becomes slender. : THINS
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Numbered. : PAGED
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Speechify. : ORATE
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Supple. : LITHE
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Descried. : SPIED
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"___ a Hot Tin Roof." : CATON
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Schenectady college. : UNION
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Cloth with a pile of uncut loops. : TERRY
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Cobbler's concern. : SOLES
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Cloth. : DRYGOODS
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Shrew. : SPITFIRE
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Common ancestor. : ADAM
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Machine ___. : SHOP
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Ready to go. : PRIMED
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Designates for office. : SLATES
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English soldier, called Hotspur. : PERCY
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Greek resistance group. : ELAS
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Part of s. d. : SINE
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"Citizen ___." : KANE
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River to the Laptev Sea. : LENA
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Muddy. : ROIL
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Recognizes. : OWNS
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Green plum. : GAGE
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Container. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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