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THE BIG BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, January 16, 1966

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,000
Across
1
Appears. : LOOMS
6
Kipling poem. : BOOTS
11
Twig broom. : BESOM
16
"___ My Shoes." : SANDIN
17
Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
19
Originates. : DERIVES
21
Big-time market operator. : WHEELERDEALER
23
The groves of ___. : ACADEME
24
Goose eggs. : OOO
25
Traded (with). : DEALT
26
Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
28
Europeans. : SERBS
29
Caen's river. : ORNE
31
Breaches of the peace. : RIOTS
33
Marked with creases. : LINED
35
Galley term. : STET
36
Parts of hammer heads. : PEENS
38
___ roller. : STEAM
40
Advances. : NOSES
42
Initials of 800 A.D. : HRE
43
Employes of Congress. : PAGES
45
"Quo ___?" : VADIS
47
"As You Like It" locale. : FOREST
49
Lost. : MISLAID
52
Gay ___. : PAREE
53
Silken. : SERIC
54
Chancel structures. : ALTARS
55
Dance. : TANGO
56
Lieutenant's command. : PLATOON
58
Not a soul. : NOONE
59
City north of Rome. : TERNI
60
Diamond trio. : OUTS
61
Son of Bani: Ezra 10:34. : UEL
63
Precise. : NICE
64
Opposite of "blue chips." : CATSANDDOGS
67
Swedish girl's name. : INGA
68
Caustic: Abbr. : ALK
69
___ diamond. : HOPE
70
Wainscots. : CEILS
71
Indians of Brazil. : ANTAS
72
Monastics. : OBLATES
74
Grills. : CAFES
75
Holiday-making: Fr. : ENFETE
76
Splits. : RIVES
77
Mr. Wegg. : SILAS
78
Provisioner. : CATERER
79
Forage plant. : CLOVER
81
Doughboy's pal. : POILU
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Plant. : ORRIS
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___ Ridge. : OAK
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Seal. : SIGIL
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Sole of a plow. : SLADE
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Coed: Slang. : STUDE
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Indians. : UTES
94
Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
96
Trivial: Dial. Eng. : TIDDY
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Slacker: Brit. Slang. : SPIV
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Goriot and others. : PERES
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Wild plums. : SLOES
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Noun suffix. : IVE
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Spellbinders. : ORATORS
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Investor's precaution. : STOPLOSSORDER
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Arizona border city. : NOGALES
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Tower. : TURRET
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Diner. : EATERY
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In want. : NEEDY
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Garden items. : SEEDS
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Kind of trapshooting. : SKEET
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City in the Punjab. : LAHORE
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Tie score. : ONEONE
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Verse. : ODE
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Temperate. : MILD
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Sardonic grin. : SNEER
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Scoundrels: Colloq. : BADLOTS
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Role in "Swan Lake." : ODETTE
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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___ order. : TALL
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Big Board listing. : STEEL
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Beak: Fr. : BEC
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Epochs. : ERAS
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Actors' lines: Slang. : SIDES
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Market for unlisted securities. : OVERTHECOUNTER
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VIP's on the "floor." : MEMBERS
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Sudden descent. : SWOOP
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Comic opera hit of 1886. : ERMINIE
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Ventures. : DARES
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Poem part. : SESTET
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Brought up. : RAISED
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Pronoun: Sp. : UNOS
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Take to the air. : ENPLANE
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Treeless tract. : SAVANNA
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Vanquishes. : DEFEATS
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Baltic isle. : SAARE
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What some investors fear. : MARGINCALLS
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Out of ___. : SORTS
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Army men. : GIS
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Part of D. V. : DEO
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Cruise port. : RIO
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Food of a kind. : MANNA
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Panay city. : ILOILO
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Big business. : STOCKBROKERAGE
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Nominal values. : PARS
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Clouts. : SLUGS
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Hair-dos, old style. : TETES
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Monopolies. : POOLS
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Deny. : NEGATE
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Ticker ___. : TAPES
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Powerful light beam. : LASER
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Set. : COTERIE
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Bondholder's hazard. : DEFAULT
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Matrices. : DIES
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Overruns. : INFESTS
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Rich people. : HAVES
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The opposition: Colloq. : ANTIS
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First year of Nero's reign. : LIV
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Year in reign of Trajan. : CII
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Auricle. : EAR
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Star performer. : SOLOIST
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Articles of belief. : CREDOS
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Bond item. : COUPON
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In the future. : LATERON
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Bobbin. : PIRN
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Trades in multiples of less than 100 shares. : ODDLOTS
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Shade of green. : GRASS
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Having passageways. : AISLED
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Refrain word of old song. : UPIDEE
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Entertain. : DIVERT
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All possible. : EVERY
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Bristles: Bot. : SETAE
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Flower. : LOTUS
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Agreements. : YESES
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Sign on a house or lot. : SOLD
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Thames landmark. : NORE
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Drench. : SOAK
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King: Sp. : REY
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Grand ___. : PRE
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Travel agency abbreviation. : RTE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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