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New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,432
Across
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Guinness of London. : ALEC
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Drug book: Abbr. : PHAR
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Philippine island. : SAMAR
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Manolete's foe. : TORO
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Poke fun at. : TEASE
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Drudge. : TOIL
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___ State. : ORANGEFREE
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Peak, 14,306 feet, in Colorado. : UNCOMPAHGRE
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Roam aimlessly. : GAD
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Dance. : REEL
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Et ___. : ALII
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Peanut. : GOOBER
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Coming from heaven. : SUPERNAL
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Metal tip of a lace. : AGLET
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Zoo structure. : CAGE
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___ mecum (go with me): Lat. : VADE
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Feminine form of David. : VIDA
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Parapets. : WALLS
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Done. : OVER
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Associate. : ALLY
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Cuttings. : SNIPS
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Largest of the Canaries. : TENERIFE
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Papal envoy. : LEGATE
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Cave: Poet. : GROT
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Appear. : SEEM
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Neither big nor small. : MEDIUMSIZED
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Diva. : PRIMADONNA
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Part of VHF. : VERY
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Turpentine product. : ROSIN
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Perry's lake. : ERIE
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Dumas character. : ATHOS
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Toys. : TOPS
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Scions. : SONS
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Island of the 49th state. : ATTU
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Bird with a weird cry. : LOON
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___ the Red. : ERIC
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Front man in a parade. : COLORBEARER
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Meet. : PROPER
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Of a time period. : HORAL
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Tinkled. : RANG
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Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
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Pershing's command. : AEF
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Notes in a book. : MARGINALIA
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On the briny. : ASEA
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Wood wind. : REED
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Juicy fruits. : GRAPES
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Proper. : MEET
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Senator from N. Y. : IRVINGMIVES
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Dance. : GAVOT
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Gothic arch. : OGIVE
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The language of Beowulf. : OLDENGLISH
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Room in a maison. : SALLE
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Unsightly. : UGLY
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Expert. : ADEPT
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Tributary of the Meuse. : LESSE
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Kind of leather. : CALF
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Bided one's time. : WAITED
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Understands. : SEES
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New Testament book. : ROMANS
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Site of a famous auto race in France. : LEMANS
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Dawn. : SUNUP
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Port of Guam. : APRA
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Gait. : TROT
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Poetic verbal contraction. : DOST
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Take ___ account. : INTO
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Nil. : ZERO
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Emerald Isle. : ERIN
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Colors. : DYES
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Spanish possessive. : MIO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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