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New York Times, Wednesday, February 20, 1957

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: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,794
Across
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Airwomen. : WAFS
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Blue glazed pottery. : DELFT
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Jason sailed it. : ARGO
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Oriental babysitter. : AMAH
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"Bombs bursting ___ . . . " : INAIR
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Cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
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Where to find Casey Jones. : LOCOMOTIVE
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Hearts, for one. : SUIT
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Heavy boring tool for sinking shafts. : TREPAN
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___ upon (attacks suddenly). : DESCENDS
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Measure of capacity. : PINT
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Position; view. : STAND
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Casey Jones. : ENGINEER
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Of stone. : LITHIC
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Wilderness Road man. : BOONE
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Name: Lat. : NOMEN
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Wave: Span. : OLA
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Big Ben sound. : BONG
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Small bays. : COVES
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Devastate. : RUIN
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Limit. : END
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Silver coins in Oaxaca. : PESOS
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Himalayan tree. : DEODAR
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Left over. : REMANENT
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Tournament area. : LISTS
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Solemn act. : RITE
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Covers, as with snow. : BLANKETS
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Palmer Stadium players. : TIGERS
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A kind of hard candy. : ROCK
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Casey Jones. : RAILROADER
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Wings, in anatomy. : ALAE
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Raise the spirits of. : ELATE
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Exertion. : DINT
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Colloquial negative. : NARY
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Leans toward. : TENDS
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Feminine name. : ETTA
Down
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First name of well-known poet. : WALT
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Love, in Spain. : AMOR
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Side of a playing card. : FACE
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___ center. : SHOPPING
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Famous name in Ontario. : DIONNE
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Noun or adjective suffix. : ENT
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Caused to subside. : LAID
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English game like handball. : FIVES
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Bridge supports. : TRESTLES
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Not attentive. : ABSENT
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Home for 17 across. : ROUNDHOUSE
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Electrode of wire mesh. : GRID
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Crop. : OATS
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Where Mt. Katahdin is. : MAINE
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Biblical name. : CAIN
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Purport. : TENOR
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Slackened. : EBBED
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Not a soul. : NOONE
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Often found behind 17 Across. : GONDOLACAR
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Name for a setter. : ROVER
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Ancient Troy. : ILION
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"Thou ___ not then be false . . . " : CANST
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Rhythm in music. : METER
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New Jersey's first governor. : CARTERET
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Turncoat. : RENEGADE
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Barrelful. : CASK
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Where to use a rotisserie. : PATIO
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Small example of 17 Across. : DINKEY
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Joints. : MITRES
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Banal. : STALE
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Grain husks. : BRAN
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"Damn Yankees" role. : LOLA
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City on the Yellow River. : SIAN
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Revise mss. : EDIT
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Split. : RENT
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Portuguese Miss. : SRTA
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Inc., in England. : LTD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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