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New York Times, Saturday, May 16, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,592

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Across
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Golf stroke that lofts the ball. : BAFF
5
Bubble. : BEAD
9
Lamb ___. : CHOPS
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And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
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___ account (not under any circumstances). : ONNO
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Brave slugger. : AARON
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Where Howe defeated Washington. : BRANDYWINE
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Humorously, the State Department. : FOGGYBOTTOM
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
23
Kittiwake. : GULL
24
Composer of "Rienzi." : WAGNER
26
Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
29
Riviera resort. : CANNES
31
Afternoon, in Madrid. : TARDE
32
Role. : PART
33
Death notice. : OBIT
36
Surrounded by. : AMID
37
Tropical fruit. : MANGO
38
Make over. : REDO
39
Dry: Span. : SECO
40
Part of A. D. : ANNO
41
Eyer. : OGLER
42
Covered with shoots. : TWIGGY
44
Early Celt. : BRITON
45
He'll come marching home. : JOHNNY
47
Symphony section. : CODA
48
Magnetite. : ORE
49
Military headware. : GARRISONCAP
55
Deluxe train accommodations. : PARLORCARS
57
Tree trunk. : BOLE
58
Skirt feature. : PLEAT
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Timid ones. : MICE
60
Air: Ital. : ARIA
61
Mosquito. : AEDES
62
Begged: Colloq. : PLED
63
MCMLIX. : YEAR
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Pot roast. : BEEF
2
Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
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Tusk. : FANG
4
Signaled (a train) to stop. : FLAGGEDDOWN
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Make an error: Colloq. : BOBBLE
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Matriculate. : ENROL
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A science: Abbr. : ANAT
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"___ Fence Me In." : DONT
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Alligator. : CAYMAN
10
Hem's cousin. : HAW
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Midway between Rigel and Betelgeuse. : ORIONSBELT
12
Bridge, in Italy. : PONTE
13
Villain's trademark. : SNEER
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___-earth. : DOWNTO
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Christmas. : YULE
25
Arm of Lake Huron. : GEORGIANBAY
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Subdue. : TAME
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Greenland's discoverer. : ERICTHERED
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Shrewd. : CANNY
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Mythical ship. : ARGO
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Hunger pain. : PANG
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Notion: Comb. form. : IDEO
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Ripped. : TORN
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Hungarian. : MAGYAR
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Church calendar. : ORDO
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Metal bars. : INGOTS
44
Ran: Colloq. : BOSSED
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Biblical city, in Palestine. : JOPPA
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Papal scarf. : ORALE
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Legendary enchantress. : CIRCE
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Famous police force: Abbr. : RCMP
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Track. : RAIL
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Essence. : CORE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Bosc or bergamot. : PEAR
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New Guinea port of W. W. II. : LAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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