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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, January 19, 1964

84-Down : Premise of a syllogism.

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 516 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,285
Across
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Divinities, in Roman myth. : NUMINA
7
Scornful utterances. : BAHS
11
Abruptly: Colloq. : SPANG
16
Well-liked. : POPULAR
17
Fencer's blade. : EPEE
18
Viatic ways of Venice. : CANALS
20
Thiamine, etc. : VITAMINB
21
Completely. : HEARTANDSOUL
24
Evangelist Sankey. : IRA
25
Mellowed surface appearance. : PATINA
27
Fashion name. : DIOR
28
Wise man: Sp. : SABIO
29
One-year-olds. : TOTS
31
Remove a metal from. : DETIN
32
Mimicked a bird. : CAWED
34
In case. : LEST
35
On the other hand. : AGAIN
37
D. C. title: Abbr. : SEN
38
Slant line (/), used in fractions, etc. : SOLIDUS
40
___ Hsi, famed Chinese empress. : TSU
41
Tranquilized. : LULLED
43
French jurist, Nobelist, 1907. : RENAULT
45
Symptoms of a sort. : RASHES
47
Commercial bonanza. : SELLOUT
49
Young man. : SONNY
50
Sans ___ (without fail): Fr. : FAUTE
51
Early morning hour. : ONEAM
53
Fabric. : NET
54
Of a great poet. : DANTEAN
56
Families. : CLANS
59
Monograph. : PAPER
61
Item at a certain price. : TENCENTER
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___ Paul, Kruger's nickname. : OOM
64
Principal. : FIRST
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Subsequently. : SINCE
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City of over 3 million. : RIO
67
Ten-year-old's forte. : QUESTIONS
70
Coupled, in architecture. : GEMEL
71
Negative verbal form. : ARENT
73
Defeat with ease. : TROUNCE
74
Mrs.: Sp. : SRA
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Longear. : BURRO
77
Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
78
Units of illumination. : PHOTS
80
Weight used for stability. : BALLAST
84
Of milk. : LACTIC
86
Meerschaum. : SEAFOAM
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Dickens character. : WELLER
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Time. : ERA
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Far west mountain range. : CASCADE
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Brightened (up). : LIT
94
Tarnish. : SULLY
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___ Blanc. : MONT
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Hollywood name. : LORRE
98
Dignity. : HONOR
100
Indic language. : PALI
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One of the seven arts. : MUSIC
103
Breathing space. : REST
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Outdoor sportsman. : ANGLER
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Lime tree. : LIN
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Dwelling place of a sort. : ANOTHERWORLD
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Designating some friends. : LIFELONG
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Water down. : DILUTE
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Vesper. : EVENING
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Permitted. : LEGAL
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Yucca's relative. : SEGO
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Infer. : DERIVE
Down
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In no respect. : NOTATALL
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___ tree. : UPA
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To be sulky: Dial. : MUMP
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"The wrath of Peleus' son ... " : ILIAD
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City on the Loire. : NANTES
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Umpire. : ARBITER
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Irish dramatist. : BEHAN
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Copy. : APE
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Tallying method. : HEADCOUNT
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In installments. : SERIALLY
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Alarmed. : SCARED
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Spider. : PAN
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Added particulars: Colloq. : ANDS
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Type of voice. : NASAL
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Historic playhouse. : GLOBETHEATRE
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Dugout canoe. : PIROGUE
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Neighbor of France: Fr. : SUISSE
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Heart, brain, etc. : VITALS
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Namely. : TOWIT
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Water lily. : LOTUS
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Angels, Giants, etc. : NINES
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Furrow: Fr. : SILLON
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Imprisonment. : DURANCE
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Great White Way sights. : NEONS
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Sounder. : SANER
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Cooked. : SAUTE
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Suitable. : DUE
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Musical composition. : NONET
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Type of gun. : STEN
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Soup thickener. : TAPIOCA
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Movie star's following. : FANCLUB
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Chateau-Thierry's river. : MARNE
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Huge star in Cygnus. : DENEB
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Berlin's negative. : NEIN
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"Le ___ d'Or." : COQ
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Boor. : LOUT
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The U. S. or its possessions. : AMERICANSOIL
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Letter addenda. : PSS
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Dickens character. : TIM
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Twaddle! : ROT
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Squeamish. : FINICAL
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NATO-like group. : SEATO
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Lampblack. : SOOT
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Blouse. : TUNIC
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Composer of "Grand Canyon Suite." : GROFE
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City on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Furl. : ROLLUP
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Boon in summer. : SHADETREE
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Bleak. : RAW
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Canada's "first family." : PEARSONS
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Drawing room. : SALON
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Popular Berlin tune. : ALLALONE
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Field for the aggressive. : SELLING
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Hard on the patience. : TRYING
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Premise of a syllogism. : LEMMA
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In evidence. : AROUND
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Propeller. : SCREW
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Combined. : MINGLED
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Reddish brown. : SORREL
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"___ and learn." : TOLIVE
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Count, for one. : TITLE
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___ do with. : HADTO
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Advert (to). : REFER
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Sound of a motor. : CHUG
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Guido of Italian art. : RENI
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Move slowly. : LAG
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Start of Nero's rule. : LIV

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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