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New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,217
Across
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Greek. : HELLENE
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Penny dreadful. : SHOCKER
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One of the Dulleses. : ELEANOR
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Ontario's capital. : TORONTO
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Salt Lake City landmark. : SEAGULLMEMORIAL
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Oaxaca title. : SENOR
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Roof part. : EAVE
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Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Metallic element: Abbr. : MERC
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Sea bird. : TERN
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That man. : HIM
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Petty prince. : SATRAP
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Keats' "To Autumn." : ODE
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Composer Anderson. : LEROY
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Arabic name for Sidon. : SAIDA
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Subject of Saint-Gaudens statue, at entrance to Central Park. : WILLIAMTSHERMAN
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Nobel Prize poet. : ELIOT
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Leading. : AHEAD
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Finis. : END
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Reimburse. : RECOUP
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Watchword. : CRY
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Malayan canoe. : PROA
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He who pays. : PAPA
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___ soda. : SAL
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Idle. : LOAF
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Interlaced. : WOVE
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Endures. : LASTS
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Eastern Oklahoma before 1907. : INDIANTERRITORY
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Hollywood hopeful. : STARLET
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Yields. : GIVESIN
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Whirling wind. : TORNADO
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Diligent. : OPEROSE
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Dame Myra. : HESS
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Spare. : LEAN
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Atoll feature. : LAGOON
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Habituate: Var. : ENURE
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___-pros (discontinue): Law. : NOL
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One of the Gardners. : ERLE
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One of the Allens. : STEVE
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Ruthian clouts. : HOMERS
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Heart. : CORE
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Interlock. : KNIT
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Part assumed. : ROLE
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National Park in Kentucky. : MAMMOTHCAVE
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Greek mother of the gods. : RHEA
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Enclosed in a box. : CASED
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Rise high. : TOWER
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Memento. : RELIC
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TV "Friend." : IRMA
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Old salt. : TAR
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Poet of a kind. : RIMER
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Italian "Bell" town. : ADANO
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Favorite zoo attraction. : PANDA
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Became cheerful. : LITUP
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Card game. : LOO
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Does a farming job. : HAYS
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Deposited in pledge. : PAWNED
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Inferior race horse. : PLATER
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Kinkajou. : POTTO
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Unextinguished. : ALIVE
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Roll. : LIST
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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After Shebat. : ADAR
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Névé : FIRN
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Hence: Lat. : ERGO
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Tolerably. : SOSO
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Famous Speaker. : TRIS
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Auld lang ___. : SYNE
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In the style of. : ALA
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"Sketch Book" character. : RIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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