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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 63-Across had two clues: "Warrant officer: Contr." and "Petty officer:" Used first.

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,287

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Across
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
5
___ law excluding women from the throne. : SALIC
10
Urban annoyance. : SMOG
14
Choir voice. : ALTO
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College town on the Penobscot. : ORONO
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : TONI
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Major European waterway. : SEINERIVER
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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Familiar cry at S. A. C. bases. : SCRAMBLE
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Site of Wheaton College, in Massachusetts. : NORTON
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Noncoms. : NCOS
24
Domain. : REALM
25
Blanch. : WHITEN
28
Mediterranean region. : NEAREAST
31
March. : HAL
32
Finish. : ENDUP
34
Groove. : STRIA
35
Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
37
Went astray. : ERRED
39
Level or stage. : STEP
40
Carouse. : REVEL
42
Canadian physician, teacher. : OSLER
44
Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Pliant. : FLEXIBLE
47
Railroad flares. : FUSEES
49
___ see. : PAPAL
50
Try out. : TEST
51
Motor or dynamo part. : STATOR
53
Winds of the Indian Ocean. : MONSOONS
57
Geometrical surfaces. : TORI
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Structure on left bank of 17 Across. : QUAIDORSAY
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
61
Relative. : UNCLE
62
Certain New Havenites. : ELIS
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Warrant officer: Contr. : BOSN
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Alleviated. : EASED
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Booby-prize winner. : DOLT
Down
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Large-scale. : MASS
2
Guinness of the Kwai. : ALEC
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Ado. : STIR
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Scientist, educator, statesman. : CONANT
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Part of the University of Paris. : SORBONNE
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Seed coats. : ARILS
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Nothing, in tennis. : LOVE
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Noun suffix. : INE
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Eye part. : CORNEA
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Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
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Site of the Church of Sacré-Coeur. : MONTMARTRE
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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___ Carlo Menotti. : GIAN
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Banquet figure. : EMCEE
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Sweeps. : OARS
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Throw back. : REPEL
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Pier. : WHARF
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Eye shade. : HAZEL
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Part of a springtime song title. : ILOVEPARIS
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Foster. : NURSE
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Seven: Span. : SIETE
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Recorder strips. : TAPES
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Quaintly funny. : DROLL
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Annoyance. : VEXATION
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Maintained against force. : DEFENDED
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Chinese poet of eighth century. : LIPO
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Combining form for a country. : RUSSO
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Sailing vessel: Fr. : BARQUE
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Accumulated. : STORED
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Linen cloth. : TOILE
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Thrust. : STAB
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Japanese admiral. : TOGO
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Prefixes meaning "son of." : MACS
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European capital. : OSLO
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Capture: Colloq. : NAIL
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Ordered arrangement: Abbr. : SYST
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Girl's name. : UNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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