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New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 25-Down had "Callender"; corrected it to "Callander."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,195
Across
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Schools. : TEACHES
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___, so good. : SOFAR
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Cabinet member. : MITCHELL
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Related. : ALLIED
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Handel specialty. : ORATORIO
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Meager. : SPARSE
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Buddy. : PAL
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Fruit substance. : PECTOSE
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Trouser pocket. : FOB
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Actress Adams. : EDIE
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In ___ (in its original place): Lat. : SITU
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Spanish lady. : DONA
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Le Havre's river. : SEINE
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French head. : TETE
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Charmian's companion. : IRAS
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Subdued. : TAMED
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Philomel's sister, changed into a swallow. : PROCNE
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Boxed. : SPARRED
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Young feline beasts. : LIONETS
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More ___ (to some extent). : ORLESS
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City in Georgia. : MACON
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Information. : DATA
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Drench. : SOAK
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Type of chemical element. : METAL
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Legislature of Japan. : DIET
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Mars. : ARES
51
Rail. : SORA
52
Slip up. : ERR
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Tigerlike. : STRIPED
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Serbian city. : NIS
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Uncles' favorites. : NIECES
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John Cheever, for one. : NOVELIST
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Tennis' two-handed Pancho. : SEGURA
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Hermits. : EREMITES
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Quiet: plain. : SOBER
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Progress. : STRIDES
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Screed. : TIRADE
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And others: Lat. : ETALII
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Decree. : ACT
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Mince. : CHOP
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Start of a toast. : HERES
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Evoked. : ELICITED
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Notched. : SLOTTED
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Back talk. : SASS
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Old Greek flask. : OLPE
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Gen. White's command. : AIRFORCE
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Re-echoing. : RESONANT
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Dispirited ones. : MOPES
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Devalues. : DEBASES
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Answer to "Where Did You Go?" : OUT
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Beg. : ENTREAT
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Callander family. : DIONNES
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Rabbit's ___. : EARS
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Of heroic scale. : EPIC
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Jumble. : MESS
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Salon. : ROOM
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Becomes soaked through. : SODDENS
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U. S. farm region. : PRAIRIES
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A very close friend. : ALTEREGO
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Cleveland or Detroit. : LAKEPORT
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Quantico graduates. : MARINES
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Paddle. : OAR
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Marquee word. : TONITE
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Springs. : ARISES
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Cobbler's gear. : LASTS
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Part. : SEVER
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Withered. : SERE
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Peter the Great. : TSAR
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Half: Prefix. : DEMI
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Chicago bear. : CUB
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Top. : LID

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

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