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New York Times, Friday, February 28, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,167

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Diplomacy. : TACT
5
Drowses. : DOZES
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___ accounting. : COST
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Emperor of Rome, January–April, 69. : OTHO
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One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
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Ibsen's home. : OSLO
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Indoctrination of a sort. : PROPAGANDA
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Maritime: Abbr. : NAUT
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Three. : III
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Sinew. : TENDON
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Manitoba Indian. : CREE
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Philippine president. : CARLOSGARCIA
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Bookkeeper's abbreviation. : AMT
27
Sen. Magnuson's city. : SEATTLE
31
Sea bird. : TERN
34
Frenchman's name. : ELIE
37
Vive ___! : LEROI
38
Type of power: Abbr. : ELEC
39
Takes refection. : DINES
41
Norse goddess. : NORN
42
Capital of Jordan. : AMMAN
44
British nonsense. : TOSH
45
Bristly fibers on grains. : AWNS
46
Most inexact. : LOOSEST
48
Cereal grain. : OAT
50
President of West Germany. : THEODORHEUSS
56
Month of the festival of Purim. : ADAR
59
Magician's byword. : PRESTO
60
So: Scotch. : SAE
61
Pueblo Indian of New Mexico. : ZUNI
62
Diplomat at Congress of Vienna, 1815. : TALLEYRAND
64
Eight: Prefix. : OCTA
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Novelist Mary ___ Chase. : ELLEN
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Author of "A Death in the Family." : AGEE
67
Lode. : VEIN
68
Rulers. : TSARS
69
German gentleman. : HERR
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Theme. : TOPIC
2
Roman rooms. : ATRIA
3
Part of a church. : CHOIR
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Highest. : TOP
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Assimilated. : DIGESTED
6
Sumatran ape. : ORANG
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Castle in Anthony Hope romance. : ZENDA
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Names on bank checks. : ENDORSEES
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Spiritualistic sitting. : SEANCE
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Linked, as in a chain. : CONCATENATE
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Eskers. : OSAR
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Veer. : SLUE
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Race track board. : TOTE
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Jot. : ATOM
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Member of an English royal house. : LANCASTRIAN
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Adjective suffix. : IAL
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Think: Archaic. : TROW
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Desolate: Poet. : LORN
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___, zwei, drei. : EINS
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Dark grayish blue. : TEAL
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Man's name. : ELMO
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San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
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Coastal regions. : LITTORALS
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Mythical queen. : INO
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Curtails. : SHORTENS
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : NEH
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Group of seven. : SEPTET
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Nautical call. : AHOY
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___ Street. : DELLA
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Knighted Canadian physician (1849–1919). : OSLER
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Treatment. : USAGE
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Better balanced. : SANER
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Jewish festival. : SEDER
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Mussolini's title. : DUCE
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Hostile to: Prefix. : ANTI
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Cheer. : RAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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