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New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 1959

17-Across : Greek.

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,463
Across
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Furs. : SABLES
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Temblors. : SHOCKS
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Southern capital. : ATLANTA
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One of the McCarthys. : CHARLIE
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Rise. : STANDUP
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Greek. : HELLENE
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Centers of activity. : HUBS
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Marquand detective. : MOTO
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The sea: Fr. : LAMER
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A bursting inwards. : IMPLOSION
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Nkrumah's land. : GHANA
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Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
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Legislature. : DIET
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Winter wear for tots. : LEGGINGS
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Founder of Taoism. : LAOTSE
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Indian. : OTO
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Stratified. : LAYERED
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___ loss. : ATA
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Most dependable. : SUREST
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Wicker-framed boats. : CORACLES
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Bridge. : SPAN
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City on the Jumna. : AGRA
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Ensnare. : NOOSE
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Demanded. : CALLEDFOR
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___ means. : MANOF
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Roman emperor, A. D. 69. : OTHO
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Prying. : NOSY
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Samuel F. Smith wrote it. : AMERICA
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In ___ (for the purpose of). : ORDERTO
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Black mark. : DEMERIT
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Netherlands coin. : GUILDER
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Worn away. : ERODED
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N. Y. village near Quebec line. : MALONE
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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Part of Alaska. : ATTU
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Spill the beans. : BLAB
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Gov. Williams' capital. : LANSING
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Finis. : END
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Baffle: Colloq. : STUMP
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Attention-getting cry. : HALLO
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Florida city. : ORLANDO
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Man's nickname. : CLEM
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Cattle: Archaic. : KINE
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Prophet. : SEER
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Formal defense. : APOLOGY
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Selected. : CHOSE
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Very hush-hush. : TOPSECRET
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P. O. concern. : MAILS
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Wastrel. : IDLER
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Luster. : GLOSS
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Excited: Slang. : HETUP
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Assembly place. : AGORA
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European nation: Comb. foem. : ITALO
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Rocky Mountain park. : ESTES
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Pester. : TEASE
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U. S. A. province. : NATAL
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Scene of a Hersey novel. : ADANO
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Highway menace. : ROADHOG
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Called for a repeat performance. : ENCORED
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Ivy League school. : CORNELL
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Feel malicious glee. : GLOAT
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Burning. : AFIRE
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Place for debate. : FORUM
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Created. : MADE
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The U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Verne hero. : NEMO
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Church calendar. : ORDO
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British gun. : STEN
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Of ___ (formerly). : YORE
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Spanish hero. : CID
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Day: Span. : DIA

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