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New York Times, Friday, February 21, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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. 3,160
Across
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Abound. : TEEM
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Fine. : MULCT
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Aerial hazard. : FLAK
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Eatern title. : ABBA
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Island greeting. : ALOHA
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Places. : LOCI
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Dr. John P. Hagen's concern. : PROJECTVANGUARD
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___ and yet so far. : SONEAR
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Valued. : ESTEEMED
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Portico. : STOA
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Horace or Thomas. : MANN
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Camping gear. : PUPTENTS
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Pretends: Colloq. : LETSON
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Over. : AGAIN
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Electricity into a machine, for example. : INPUT
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Army address. : APO
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Called "the Red." : ERIC
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Part songs. : GLEES
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Thalia's sister. : CLIO
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Hubbub. : DIN
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Glutted. : SATED
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Excogitate. : THINK
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Vast bodies of water. : OCEANS
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Mad scrambles: Slang: : RATRACES
47
Army life. : CAMP
49
Large European dormouse. : LOIR
50
Leopard-like felines. : CHEETAHS
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Bemoan. : LAMENT
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Subject of Hayden Planetarium lectures. : EARTHSATELLITES
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Noel Coward song. : NINA
61
Jack. : KNAVE
62
Suddenly bright star. : NOVA
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
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Snarl. : GNAR
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Last call. : TAPS
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Raven. : EBON
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August. : MAJESTIC
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Straight mark over a vowel. : MACRON
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Sweetheart. : LOVE
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Abyss. : CHASM
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Tormented king, in Greek legend. : TANTALUS
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Voluble. : FLUENT
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Fertile soil. : LOAM
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Plot of ground. : ACRE
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Scottish privateer. : KIDD
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Citizen ___, French envoy to U. S. in Washington's time. : GENET
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Lopsided. : ATILT
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Child: Comb. form. : PAEDO
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Language group of Europe. : UGRIC
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"Common sense" author. : PAINE
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Unpleasant expression. : SNEER
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Frankish code of laws. : SALIC
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Suppose. : OPINE
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Crannies. : NOOKS
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Piano part. : PEDAL
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Fireman's gear. : GASMASKS
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Famous Prince. : CHARMING
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Scythe shaft. : SNATH
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Hardship. : TRIAL
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Volatile liquid from alcohol. : ACETAL
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Bellringer. : TOLLER
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Resembling: Comb. form. : PHANE
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Recent: Comb. form. : CENE
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Famous British general. : HAIG
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German girl's name. : ERNA
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Deer. : STAG
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Jacket. : ETON
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Old ruler. : TSAR
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Miss St. Clare. : EVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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