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New York Times, Saturday, April 27, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,860
Across
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Dull sound. : THUD
5
Linda Darnell role. : AMBER
10
Lava. : SLAG
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Prudent. : WISE
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Commotion. : NOISE
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Lenient. : EASY
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Pogo's swamp, in Georgia. : OKEFENOKEE
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Integument. : SKIN
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Piece of music. : SERENADE
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Abhor. : DETEST
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Edge. : RIM
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Birds' homes. : COTES
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Lawn. : SWARD
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Type of loan. : SHORTTERM
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Yarn. : TALE
33
Nickels and dimes. : CHANGE
34
Negative. : NAY
35
Chopped. : AXED
36
Mark ___ of political fame. : HANNA
37
Small dog. : PEKE
38
Regina's spouse. : REX
39
Capital of Yukon Territory. : DAWSON
40
Maple genus. : ACER
41
Robert E. Lee's gray steed. : TRAVELLER
43
Certain Romanovs. : TSARS
44
Fragrant ointments. : NARDS
45
Family member. : SIS
46
Native of Wisconsin. : BADGER
48
Acquisitive. : GRASPING
53
City on the Jumna. : AGRA
54
Florida lake. : OKEECHOBEE
56
Bazaar. : FAIR
57
Chile saltpeter. : NITER
58
Pile driver weights. : RAMS
59
Fight. : FRAY
60
Out of condition. : STALE
61
Gait. : TROT
Down
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Deuces. : TWOS
2
Boy Scout activity. : HIKE
3
Consumer. : USER
4
Type of payment. : DEFERRED
5
Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
6
Humor. : MOOD
7
Two-wheeler. : BIKE
8
Direction. : ESE
9
Keyboard instrument. : REEDORGAN
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Verse form. : SESTET
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Largest of the Finger group. : LAKESENECA
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Sign on shopworn merchandise. : ASIS
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"Peer ___." : GYNT
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
24
Basil or Edwin or Frank O'___. : CONNOR
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Sudden jump. : START
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Household appliance. : WAXER
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Washington suburb. : ALEXANDRIA
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Paisleys. : SHAWLS
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Medieval guild. : HANSE
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Hay gatherer. : RAKER
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Fort ___, Florida. : MYERS
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Dry measures of old England. : CHALDRONS
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Touristic document. : PASSPORT
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Caprice. : VAGARY
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Rinehart character. : TISH
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Consecration: Fr. : SACRE
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Hit the ground, in a golf stroke. : BAFF
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Seaweed product. : AGAR
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"I ___ Kick Out of You." : GETA
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Dance. : REEL
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Construction piece. : IBAR
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Jules Verne character. : NEMO
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Morris ___, producer of "The Miracle." : GEST
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Broadway nickname. : KIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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