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New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,585
Across
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Ironic twist to a one-word maxim. : THINK
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Partly fused substance in glass making. : FRIT
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Thunderstruck. : AWED
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Four Greek goddesses. : HORAE
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Venice's beach. : LIDO
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Large bundle. : BALE
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Black. : EBONY
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Unaccompanied, as a choir. : ACAPPELLA
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Not hither. : YON
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Tramp. : HIKE
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Shout: Var. : HOLLER
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Play ___. : HOOKY
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Lawmaker: Abbr. : SEN
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Not none. : ANY
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Play the flute. : TOOTLE
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A freshet, in Britain. : SPATE
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He wrote "The Luck of Roaring Camp." : HARTE
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Scottish novelist. : STEVENSON
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Peak near Pelion. : OSSA
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Very small: Colloq. : TEENY
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Bluish-green. : AQUA
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Supervised, as a kitchen. : STEWARDED
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Borders upon. : ABUTS
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Moslem prince. : AMEER
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Bespatter. : SPLASH
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Peak. : ALP
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Counter. : BAR
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One of the Cavalier poets. : CAREW
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Bolshoi ___. : BALLET
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Pith sun helmet. : TOPI
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Kansas river. : KAW
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Parade command. : EYESRIGHT
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Message. : CABLE
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Wash-and-wear garment. : SUIT
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Egg-shaped. : OVOID
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Cherries. : REDS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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State. : TEXAS
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The ones who said "it couldn't be done." : THEY
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Tramp. : HOBO
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Casey Jones rode it. : IRONHORSE
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Husband. : NAN
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Part of a door. : KEYHOLE
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Made up of chips. : FLAKY
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Staple food. : RICE
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"Princess ___." : IDA
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Poorly balanced. : TOPHEAVY
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Early brother. : ABEL
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Half of a Washington city. : WALLA
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Actress Terry. : ELLEN
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Colloquial form of address. : DEARY
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___ Vecchio. : PONTE
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Newsworthy nickname. : IKE
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Diefenbaker's capital. : OTTAWA
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Squander. : SPEND
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Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
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Kiln. : OAST
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Guide. : STEER
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Provide with means (to do something). : ENABLE
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Jewish home festival. : SEDER
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Part of an intercom system: Slang. : SQUAWKBOX
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Certain tennis returns. : OUTS
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Ogden the poet. : NASH
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Monograph. : TREATISE
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Yellowish. : AMBER
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Yellowish-orange. : APRICOT
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Vitality. : SAP
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"Exit, pursued by ___." : ABEAR
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"Now I ___ down to sleep . . . " : LAYME
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Supplicate. : PLEAD
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Church surplice. : COTTA
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Landing craft. : LSTS
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Flimsy. : THIN
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Espouses. : WEDS
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Blunderbuss. : GUN
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Hail: Lat. : AVE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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