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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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River in the Tirol. : LECH
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Legislatures. : DIETS
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Outline. : PLAN
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Busy as ___. : ABEE
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Within: Comb. form. : INTRA
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Right-hand man. : AIDE
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European tourist attraction, 1958. : WORLDSFAIR
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Pen point. : STUB
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Tennis player. : NETMAN
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Trucker. : TEAMSTER
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Keel part. : SKEG
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Germaine de ___. : STAEL
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"___ of Casterbridge." : THEMAYOR
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Classes. : ORDERS
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Peripatetic one. : ROVER
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Form; produce. : FORGE
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Ovine sound. : BAA
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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Minor prophet. : HOSEA
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Mailed. : SENT
40
The: Ger. : DER
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Dries up: Var. : SERES
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Plan, arrange, and carry out. : STAGE
43
City on the Ohio Turnpike. : ELYRIA
45
Smirked. : SIMPERED
47
"___ life!" : WHATA
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Poetic negative. : NEER
50
Intriguers. : SCHEMERS
53
___ office (was a candidate). : RANFOR
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God of war. : ARES
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China. : DINNERWARE
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Where El Misti is. : PERU
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Wonted. : USUAL
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Strongbox for Caesar. : ARCA
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Comprehends. : SEES
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___ Wood. : PEGGY
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MCMLVIII. : YEAR
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Sheer cloth. : LAWN
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Tropical tree. : EBOE
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Written statement: Abbr. : CERT
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Pilots. : HELMSMEN
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Famous name in TV. : DISNEY
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Verb form: Abbr. : INF
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Tests. : TRIES
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U. S. carrier. : SARATOGA
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Circulated. : PASSED
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Ursa Minor. : LITTLEBEAR
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Where Lincoln is: Abbr. : NEBR
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Senegal city. : DAKAR
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Equine. : MARE
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Like very much: Slang. : GOFOR
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Swap. : TRADE
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Travelers' rest. : HOTEL
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Ubiquitous. : EVERYWHERE
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Well-known bed-making stuff. : ROSES
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Cowboy's milieu. : RANGE
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Cloyed. : SATED
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Pine product. : RESIN
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Warmed over. : HEATEDUP
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Backward movement of a ship. : STERNWAY
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Asiatic gulf. : SIAM
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Primitive weapon. : SPEAR
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Short-tailed monkey. : RHESUS
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Only. : MERELY
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Spring forth. : ARISE
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Weakens. : SAPS
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American Indian. : CREE
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Cozy. : SNUG
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Bus token. : FARE
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Whale: Lat. : ORCA
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Bring up. : REAR
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Act the shrew. : NAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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