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New York Times, Friday, June 6, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,265

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Across
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Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
5
Reddish planet. : MARS
9
Where Kaesong is. : KOREA
14
Spanish lady. : DONA
15
Landed. : ALIT
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Ukase. : EDICT
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Its capital is San José. : COSTARICA
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B. C. Roman historian. : NEPOS
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Star of TV and the Met. : PATRICEMUNSEL
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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High officer: Abbr. : PRES
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Illinois' second largest city. : PEORIA
27
Any vexing problem: Colloq. : HEADACHE
31
Hundred-eyed watchman. : ARGUS
32
Very much: Colloq. : BADLY
33
Short term of endearment. : HON
34
Goldfish. : CARP
35
Packs tightly. : BALES
36
Abdul-Aziz ibn ___. : SAUD
37
Direction. : ESE
38
Meted out medicine. : DOSED
39
Compact. : DENSE
40
Fixed paintings. : RESTORED
42
Broke with a party, politically. : BOLTED
43
Molecular element. : ATOM
44
Good: Ital. : BENE
45
John Daly colleague. : ARLENEFRANCIS
50
Journeys. : TREKS
51
Kitchen whistler. : TEAKETTLE
53
Wireless. : RADIO
54
French friend. : AMIE
55
Site of the first Olympics. : ELIS
56
Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
57
Impart. : LEND
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Trees. : ELMS
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Military man: Abbr. : ADC
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Kind of skirt. : HOOP
3
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Umpire's cry. : BATTERUP
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Seaside promenade. : MARINA
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"___ Adams." : ALICE
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He wrote "Dream Girl." : RICE
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Rushed headlong. : STAMPEDED
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Senate Democrat. : KENNEDY
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Ukranian port. : ODESSA
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Perfected. : RIPE
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Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
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Army Transport group. : ATS
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Molding edge. : ARRIS
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Eurasian mountains. : URALS
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Gaited horse. : PACER
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Delete. : ERASE
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Fabled monsters. : OGRES
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Dragged forcibly. : HALED
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Early type of music. : CHANT
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Theatre. : HOUSE
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Done. : ENDED
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Iron or copper. : BASEMETAL
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Soap ingredient. : BORON
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Draft choice. : SELECTEE
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Is overfond of. : DOTESON
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Metaphysical poet. : DONNE
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Movie: Colloq. : TALKIE
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Having a bill. : BEAKED
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___ storm. : BRAIN
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See 36 Across. : ARAB
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Pigments. : REDS
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In law, a wife. : FEME
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Common verbal contraction. : ITLL
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Meager. : SLIM
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Numerical combining form. : TRI
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Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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