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New York Times, Thursday, August 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 Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, 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.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,348
Across
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Come to an end. : PASS
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Mount. : HORSE
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Obligatory item. : MUST
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Peak in China, sacred to Buddhists. : OMEI
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Belted hunter of the skies. : ORION
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A work. : OPUS
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Boxing finale. : DOWNANDOUT
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Spanish measure. : VARA
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Make a base hit. : SINGLE
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Kitchen tool. : STRAINER
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Just fair. : SOSO
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Bewitched: Colloq. : HEXED
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Grew rapidly. : SPROUTED
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Part of France. : ALSACE
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Splendid. : PROUD
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Seven: Ital. : SETTE
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Where Munich is: Abbr. : BAV
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Noisy mob. : ROUT
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Mont ___, Alpine pass. : CENIS
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Tapering piece of cloth. : GORE
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Hostelry. : INN
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Jetties. : MOLES
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German name for Czech city. : BRUNN
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Monotony. : TEDIUM
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Plato's teacher. : SOCRATES
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Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
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Goat-man. : FAUN
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Harps upon another's failures: Slang. : RUBSITIN
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Famous Philadelphia name. : BIDDLE
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Pilot's sign-off. : OVERANDOUT
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Tense. : TAUT
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Of a sea arm. : NAVAL
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One with a common cause. : ALLY
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Pismires. : ANTS
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Finnish lake. : ONEGA
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Te ___, old Christian hymn. : DEUM
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Shells. : PODS
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Hemmed. : SEWN
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Shouts: Colloq. : SINGSOUT
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Frank and open. : HONEST
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Fort in California. : ORD
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Spanish rivers. : RIOS
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Direction. : SOUTH
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Pleads. : ENTREATS
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TV fare. : MOVIES
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On the move. : UPANDABOUT
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Certain. : SURE
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Ex-ruler. : TSAR
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So as to be heard. : ALOUD
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Rod between the wheels. : AXLE
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Island in the Gulf of Riga. : OESEL
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Spar. : SPRIT
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Disposed (to). : PRONE
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Indirect. : ROUNDABOUT
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Sand mounds: Brit. : DENES
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Chili con ___. : CARNE
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Levels off. : EVENS
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"My country ___ thee . . . " : TISOF
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___ good (end in failure). : COMETONO
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Pop's pop. : GRANDDAD
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Noted Broadway name. : MUNI
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Brown bear. : BRUIN
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Puts in things. : INSETS
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Secret doctrine. : CABALA
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Jewish month. : SIVAN
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Old German lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Granular snow. : NEVE
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Handout. : DOLE
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Cartoon girl. : LULU
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History of a word: Abbr. : ETYM
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Type of paper. : RAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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