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New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has repeated answers.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,888
Across
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Unharmed. : SAFE
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Interests. : SAKES
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Part of an envelope. : FLAP
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Pearl Buck character. : OLAN
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Musical sound. : TRILL
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Wolf: Span. : LOBO
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Raw material for decisions. : FACTSANDFIGURES
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Test by a chemical process. : TITRATE
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Coagulate. : CURDLE
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Word of approval. : FINE
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Hindu ascetic. : FAKIR
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Hawked. : CRIED
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Badly: Prefix. : MAL
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Pairs. : DYADS
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Dutch name. : HANS
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Red cedar. : SAVINE
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Forthwith. : NOW
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Put a stop to. : END
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By the way. : APROPOS
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Digit. : TOE
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Jack Benny's is 39. : AGE
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U.S. jets. : SABRES
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Opera set in Memphis. : AIDA
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Food fish. : PERCH
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Went first. : LED
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Former "West Point" of France. : STCYR
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Behaved. : ACTED
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Persuade: Colloq. : SELL
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Laborer in Egypt. : FELLAH
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Filters. : STRAINS
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William H. Whyte Jr.'s subject. : ORGANIZATIONMAN
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Not for. : ANTI
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Hero of Scott novel. : NIGEL
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Wild goat of Nepal. : TAHR
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City in Belgium. : MONS
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Disbursed. : SPENT
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Tomahawks. : AXES
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Delicate. : SOFT
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Man after the truth. : FACTFINDER
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Vestibules. : ENTRIES
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Washington, for example. : STATE
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English composer. : ARNE
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Tease: Slang. : KID
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Dwarf. : ELF
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Type of magazine. : SLICK
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Spurt. : FLURRY
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Chronicler of Pearl Harbor. : LORD
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Genesis name. : ABEL
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Propound. : POSE
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Contents of certain boxes. : SAND
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Pilots. : GUIDES
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Specially privileged. : FAVORED
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Wing-footed, as a bat. : ALIPED
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Easily got. : CHEAP
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Cowboy's home. : RANGE
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Type of cake. : MARBLE
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Novelistic disappointment. : ANTICLIMAX
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Howdy ___. : DOODY
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Trust implicitly (with "by"). : SWEAR
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Resort. : SPA
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French pronoun. : NOS
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Depth charge: Slang. : ASHCAN
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Where Peachtree Street is. : ATLANTA
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French city opposite Dover. : CALAIS
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Immunology prefix. : SERO
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Becomes scantier. : THINS
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Basketball's Wilt the ___. : STILT
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Type of rubber. : FOAM
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Hungarian man's name. : ERNO
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2,240 pounds: Abbr. : LGTN
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British gun. : STEN
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Nearness: Ger. : NAHE
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Portuguese gentlemen: Abbr. : SNRS
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Energy: Colloq. : ZIP
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Epoch. : AGE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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