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New York Times, Saturday, March 7, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Money in Quezon City. : PESOS
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Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
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Overturns. : TIPS
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Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
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Auto part. : AXLE
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Celebes ox. : ANOA
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First rector of U. of Virginia. : THOMASJEFFERSON
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Poetic contraction. : EER
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Type of sign. : NEON
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Tot's toy. : RATTLE
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Coaster. : SLEDDER
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Tuscan city. : PISA
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Border. : HEM
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Arm of Lake Michigan. : GREENBAY
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Piano virtuoso Rubinstein. : ARTUR
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Actor Boucicault. : DION
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Equally. : SAME
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Part of D. V. : DEO
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Maroons. : STRANDS
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Inlet: Span. : RIA
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Frozen goodies. : ICES
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___ Kong. : HONG
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Gravel ridge. : ESKER
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City on the Danube. : BUDAPEST
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Anita ___. : LOOS
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Andiron. : FIREDOG
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Expression of very mild interest. : DOTELL
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Chinese: Comb. form. : SINO
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Freudian term. : EGO
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Site of U. of Virginia. : CHARLOTTESVILLE
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Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
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Big smile. : GRIN
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Western park. : ESTES
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Not very good. : SOSO
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Harvard feature. : YARD
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Cookout. : ROAST
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Pastries. : PATES
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Barrymore. : ETHEL
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Land's end. : SHORE
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___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
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Speaks ill of. : SLANDERS
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Student's chosen field of study. : MAJOR
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Draft beasts. : OXEN
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Man's nickname. : ALF
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Assist. : BEFRIEND
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Plaids. : TARTANS
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Type of school: Abbr. : INST
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Cartel. : POOL
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Balanced. : SANE
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Appear. : SEEM
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Naturalness. : EASE
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Roderick ___, in "Lady of the Lake." : DHU
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Tip of an antler. : PRONG
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Huge. : GIANT
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Sailboat: Poet. : BARK
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French friend. : AMIE
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Annual period. : YEAR
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Receipt: Fr. : RECU
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___ the line. : TOED
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Refuse. : DROSS
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Religious study. : THEOLOGY
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Pirate. : SEAROVER
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Port S of Naples. : SALERNO
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Make petition to. : SUE
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Canvass. : POLL
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Cans. : TINS
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Devil. : FIEND
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Greek letter. : DELTA
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Eyes. : OGLES
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Poetic verb form. : GOEST
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Law degrees. : DCLS
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State. : OHIO
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Hosiery shades. : TANS
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Ado. : STIR
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Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Equal: Comb. form. : ISO

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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