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A. H. Drummond, Jr.
A. H. Drummond, Jr.

New York Times, Thursday, March 28, 1957

29-Across : Role for Ava Gardner.

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,830
Across
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Elia. : LAMB
5
Another name. : ALIAS
10
Abbreviation in chemistry. : ATNO
14
Extent. : AREA
15
Jog. : NUDGE
16
Scorch. : CHAR
17
Stravinsky. : IGOR
18
Skill in the garden. : GREENTHUMB
20
Practical. : DOWNTOEARTH
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Intermediate: Comb. form. : MES
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Gem stone. : SARD
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Poetic foot. : IAMB
26
Nova ___. : SCOTIA
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Role for Ava Gardner. : CONTESSA
33
Musical round. : CANON
34
Knightly challenge. : GAGE
35
Solar disk. : ATEN
36
But: Ger. : ABER
37
Anything superfluous. : FRILL
38
Missile. : DART
39
Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
40
Succession. : LINE
41
Puzzle term. : SOLVE
42
Impala or bongo. : ANTELOPE
44
Hooded. : COWLED
45
Lined up. : AROW
46
Spanker or jib. : SAIL
47
Timetable abbreviation. : EST
49
No top-notcher. : SECONDRATER
55
Man from the loan company. : SKIPTRACER
57
Enthusiastic praise: Colloq. : RAVE
58
Duration. : TIME
59
Between: Fr. : ENTRE
60
Abstract painter (1879-1940). : KLEE
61
Once more. : ANEW
62
Hoppers. : TOADS
63
Summon (with "for"). : SEND
Down
1
Hoarded (with "up"). : LAID
2
Vessel for a lengthy voyage. : ARGO
3
Animal sound. : MEOW
4
Many an early aviator. : BARNSTORMER
5
Fine wool. : ANGORA
6
Enticed. : LURED
7
Opinion. : IDEA
8
Ripening element. : AGER
9
Lookout. : SENTINEL
10
German exclamation. : ACH
11
Cousin of a thimble. : THUMBSTALL
12
Style. : NAME
13
Symbols of royalty. : ORBS
19
In ___ (because). : THAT
21
Tin foil for mirrors. : TAIN
25
Songbirds. : MEADOWLARKS
26
Milan's La ___. : SCALA
27
Type of dwelling. : CABIN
28
Individually. : ONEATATIME
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Ship in a novel. : CAINE
30
Make eyes at. : OGLE
31
Hoad's specialty. : SERVE
32
Paid in. : ANTED
34
Valise. : GRIP
37
Part of a daisy or dandelion. : FLOWERET
41
Evening in Paris. : SOIR
43
Missing. : LOST
44
Groups of staff officers. : CADRES
46
Bergen foil. : SNERD
47
Part of Spanish "to be." : ESTA
48
Hide. : SKIN
50
"Arma virumque ___ ... " : CANO
51
Eight: Comb.form. : OCTA
52
Scheherazade specialty. : TALE
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All tied up. : EVEN
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Oboe. : REED
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Seat. : PEW

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

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