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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

49-Across original had "Anthropologists's"; corrected it to "Anthropologist's."

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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,570
Across
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Special flavor. : TANG
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Dog ___. : TAGS
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Seed covering. : TESTA
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Manchurian border river. : AMUR
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Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
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Norse goddess of youth. : ITHUN
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Unabridged dictionary. : TOME
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Very close. : NEARATHAND
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One trouble with cities today. : URBANSPRAWL
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Neckline shape. : VEE
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Blow the horn. : TOOT
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Devices for lifting. : LEVERS
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Coddle. : PAMPER
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On ___ (on time). : THEDOT
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Including everything. : INALL
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What "sic" means. : THUS
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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Señor's room. : SALA
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Ages and ages. : AEONS
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Plant shoot. : CION
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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Formerly "formerly." : ERST
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City in Md. : BALTO
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Concert cry. : ENCORE
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Ben the poet. : JONSON
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Subject or servant. : VASSAL
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Chalcopyrite. : ORE
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Anthropologist's concern. : MISSINGLINK
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Ancient Sparta. : LACEDAEMON
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Concert halls. : ODEA
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Baseball deal. : TRADE
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Lay at anchor. : RODE
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Equipment. : GEAR
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Suppressed. : SATON
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Aid to maturing. : AGER
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Cry out. : YELL
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Skin marking: Var. : TATU
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Love in Spain. : AMOR
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Insensate. : NUMB
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Region of North America. : GREATPLAINS
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Stretching muscle. : TENSOR
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Expert. : ADEPT
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Snarl. : GNAR
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Name meaning princess. : SARA
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Of the nobility. : TITLED
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
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Second looeys. : SHAVETAILS
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Piano man. : TUNER
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Where to see El Misti. : ANDES
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Without reverence. : AWLESS
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Carol. : NOEL
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The study of Katmai, Krakatoa, etc. : VOLCANOLOGY
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Tuscan city. : PISA
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Bluish-gray feline. : MALTESECAT
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Not these. : THOSE
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Go after game. : HUNT
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
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Shortly. : ANON
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Ancient region of Asia Minor. : AEOLIA
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Big Ben sound. : BONG
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City on the Delaware. : CAMDEN
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Great name in medicine. : JENNER
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Electrical units. : VOLTS
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Macaw. : ARARA
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___ Janeiro. : RIODE
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Milk wheys. : SERA
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Another trouble with cities today. : SMOG
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Name meaning champion. : NEAL
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Marx. : KARL
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Old name for Tokyo. : EDO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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