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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
1. Abound. : TEEM
5. Fine. : MULCT
10. Aerial hazard. : FLAK
14. Eatern title. : ABBA
15. Island greeting. : ALOHA
16. Places. : LOCI
17. Dr. John P. Hagen's concern. : PROJECTVANGUARD
20. ___ and yet so far. : SONEAR
21. Valued. : ESTEEMED
22. Portico. : STOA
24. Horace or Thomas. : MANN
25. Camping gear. : PUPTENTS
29. Pretends: Colloq. : LETSON
33. Over. : AGAIN
34. Electricity into a machine, for example. : INPUT
36. Army address. : APO
37. Called "the Red." : ERIC
38. Part songs. : GLEES
39. Thalia's sister. : CLIO
40. Hubbub. : DIN
41. Glutted. : SATED
42. Excogitate. : THINK
43. Vast bodies of water. : OCEANS
45. Mad scrambles: Slang: : RATRACES
47. Army life. : CAMP
49. Large European dormouse. : LOIR
50. Leopard-like felines. : CHEETAHS
54. Bemoan. : LAMENT
58. Subject of Hayden Planetarium lectures. : EARTHSATELLITES
60. Noel Coward song. : NINA
61. Jack. : KNAVE
62. Suddenly bright star. : NOVA
63. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
64. Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
65. Snarl. : GNAR
Down
1. Last call. : TAPS
2. Spanish river. : EBRO
3. Raven. : EBON
4. August. : MAJESTIC
5. Straight mark over a vowel. : MACRON
6. Final: Abbr. : ULT
7. Sweetheart. : LOVE
8. Abyss. : CHASM
9. Tormented king, in Greek legend. : TANTALUS
10. Voluble. : FLUENT
11. Fertile soil. : LOAM
12. Plot of ground. : ACRE
13. Scottish privateer. : KIDD
18. Consumed. : EATEN
19. Citizen ___, French envoy to U. S. in Washington's time. : GENET
23. Lopsided. : ATILT
25. Child: Comb. form. : PAEDO
26. Language group of Europe. : UGRIC
27. "Common sense" author. : PAINE
28. Unpleasant expression. : SNEER
30. Frankish code of laws. : SALIC
31. Suppose. : OPINE
32. Crannies. : NOOKS
35. Piano part. : PEDAL
38. Fireman's gear. : GASMASKS
39. Famous Prince. : CHARMING
41. Scythe shaft. : SNATH
42. Hardship. : TRIAL
44. Volatile liquid from alcohol. : ACETAL
46. Bellringer. : TOLLER
48. Resembling: Comb. form. : PHANE
50. Recent: Comb. form. : CENE
51. Famous British general. : HAIG
52. German girl's name. : ERNA
53. Deer. : STAG
55. Jacket. : ETON
56. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
57. Old ruler. : TSAR
59. 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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