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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, 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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British general of 1776. : GAGE
5
Admits. : OWNS
9
Department of Peru. : TACNA
14
French base in Africa. : ORAN
15
Measure. : FOOT
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"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
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City on the Patapsco. : BALTIMORE
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Cook. : ROAST
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Not according to Hoyle. : ILLEGAL
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Feminine title. : MME
23
You: Ger. : SIE
24
Firm strength. : IRON
25
Turtle-neck ___. : SWEATERS
27
Famous Peter. : PIPER
29
Dazzles. : BLINDS
30
Academic garb. : HOOD
31
Dramatic music. : GRANDOPERA
35
Each and every. : ALL
36
Fairer. : BLONDER
37
Branch of the armed forces. : AAF
38
Conductor, for example. : RAILROADER
40
Air Force NCO. : TSGT
41
Storage room. : LARDER
42
Is foolishly fond (with "on"). : DOTES
43
More imperfectly made. : SHODDIER
46
Warning cry. : FORE
47
Twain character. : TOM
48
Cupid's title. : DAN
49
Disparaged. : SLURRED
52
Euterpe's sister. : ERATO
54
Euripides heroine. : IPHIGENIA
56
Delight, as an audience: Slang. : PANIC
57
Rare gas. : NEON
58
"Salvation ___." : NELL
59
Skulk. : SLINK
60
Sailor's beverage. : GROG
61
Ponderosa pine. : TREE
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Asian desert. : GOBI
2
Asian sea. : ARAL
3
City on the Dardanelles. : GALLIPOLI
4
Joined. : ENTERED
5
Isle ___. : OFMAN
6
Yarn. : WOOL
7
Connective. : NOR
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Type of watch. : STEMWINDER
9
"___ Song." : TOREADOR
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Commotion. : ADO
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Come to a close. : CEASE
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Definitely not! : NOSIR
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Chips in. : ANTES
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Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
22
Repair man. : MENDER
25
Speak ill of. : SLANDER
26
Kitchen measure. : TSP
27
Druggist's abbreviation. : PHAR
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Kansas town. : IOLA
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What travel is so. : BROADENING
31
Latin hymn. : GLORIA
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Atlantic Coast dweller. : EASTERNER
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Fury. : RAGE
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Times of performances: Abbr. : AFTS
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British general of 1755. : BRADDOCK
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Honorary degree. : LLD
40
Stream at flood. : TORRENT
42
Mr. Fairbanks, for short. : DOUG
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Intervenes (with "in"). : STEPS
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Of a time period. : HORAL
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Certain Arabians. : OMANI
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Throw. : FLING
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Beat it! : SHOO
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Speed: Ger. : EILE
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Colonial Governor of Virginia. : DALE
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Metal. : TIN
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For each. : PER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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