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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1959

Author:
A. H. Drummond
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, 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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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,619

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Richardson novel, 1740. : PAMELA
7
Kitchen utensils. : LADLES
13
Incarnation. : AVATAR
14
Distinguished Democrat. : HARRIMAN
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Establish in a certain place. : LOCATE
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Dynamo part. : ARMATURE
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Wood used for oars. : ASH
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One of the Beechers. : HARRIET
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Maxim. : LAW
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Linden tree. : TEIL
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Of a projecting part. : LOBAR
25
Sprinter's path. : LANE
26
Heating vessels. : ETNAS
28
Witticism. : MOT
29
Certain fraternity men. : BETAS
30
Metal urn. : SAMOVAR
32
Flaw. : DEFECT
33
Design. : PLAN
34
Insincere talk. : CANT
35
Inscrutable. : SECRET
38
Campmates. : BUDDIES
41
Yearns: Colloq. : ACHES
42
High school adjunct. : GYM
43
Ice pinnacle. : SERAC
45
Freedom for action. : PLAY
46
Pasture sound. : BLEAT
48
Frances Hodgson Burnett heroine. : SARA
49
Best friend. : PAL
50
Peanuts. : GOOBERS
52
Doleful. : SAD
53
Secret place. : HIDEAWAY
55
Headdress like a cowl. : ALMUCE
57
Kind of lava from Wyoming. : ORENDITE
58
Famous name in French fashions. : POIRET
59
Is impudent: Slang. : SASSES
60
Numbers. : SEVENS
Down
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Sense of taste. : PALATE
2
Wading birds: Var. : AVOSETS
3
Deus ex ___. : MACHINA
4
Greek letter. : ETA
5
Plaster base. : LATH
6
Of a region. : AREAL
7
Cowboy year. : LARIAT
8
Supplier of weapons. : ARMER
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
10
Illuminated. : LIT
11
Rival successfully. : EMULATE
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Name of three Adirondack lakes. : SARANAC
14
Entertain as a guest. : HARBOR
15
Latest. : NEWEST
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Most common printing type. : ROMAN
23
Eellike aquatic animal. : LAMPREY
25
Certain pitchers: Slang. : LEFTIES
27
Shoe parts. : SOLES
29
Swerves. : BENDS
31
Large tank. : VAT
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Family member. : DAD
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Greek colony in ancient Italy. : CUMAE
35
Greek lyric poet. : SAPPHO
36
Chocolate ___. : ECLAIRS
37
Ancient Asian region. : CHALDEA
38
Tot's farewell. : BYEBYE
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
40
Moslem. : SARACEN
42
Gazes with malicious satisfaction. : GLOATS
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Students at Colorado Springs. : CADETS
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Alamo hero. : BOWIE
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Drums, cymbals, bells, etc. : TRAPS
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Moves restlessly about. : GADS
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Early in the 11th century. : MIV

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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