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PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 1961

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,209
Across
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Hussein's gulf. : AQABA
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Where Hanford atomic plant is. : PASCO
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Dweller in S. A. city. : LIMEAN
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Biblical land. : MOAB
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Prominent editor and family. : LUCES
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Dulles of C. I. A. : ALLEN
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Hot rum drink. : TOMANDJERRY
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Proverbially, things that flee. : TIMEANDTIDE
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Cherished possessions of a family. : LARESANDPENATES
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Mountain ridges. : ARETES
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Enzyme. : ASE
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March time. : IDES
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Ice: Ger. : EIS
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Declarer, in bridge. : MAKER
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Made dim. : DULLED
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Language: Abbr. : GER
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Is apathetic. : MOPES
42
Tackle. : RIG
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Tell. : SAY
48
German lyric. : LIED
49
Begot. : HAD
50
Nudged. : POKED
51
Poi ingredient. : TARO
52
Houseworker. : CLEANER
54
Leaders of herds of animals. : BELLMARES
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Pretend. : LETON
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Any Texan. : OILMAN
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Carnival attraction. : FIREEATER
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Without stamina. : SUPINE
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Depend (on). : RELY
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Shrubs of the figwort family. : VERONICAS
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Seaman. : MARINER
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Subjugators. : ENSLAVERS
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___ sequitur. : NON
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Compasses. : DIVIDERS
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Forensic cynosures of 1960. : KENNEDYANDNIXON
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Upholstery fabrics. : TABARETS
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Football cry. : RAH
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Forceful. : ENERGETIC
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Spellbinders. : ORATORS
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In-laws. : RELATIVES
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Bolivia's neighbor. : PERU
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Modern fabrics. : ORLONS
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Rudder crosspieces with steering lines. : BOATYOKES
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Novelist. : WRITER
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Occupies. : FILLS
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Accomplished chirographer. : PENMASTER
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Watchtowers. : BEACONS
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Grandparental. : AVAL
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Necklace. : BEADS
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Suffixes on ordinals. : THS
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Long journey. : TREK
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Carmine. : RED
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Trumpet sound. : BLARE
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Scot's negative. : NAE
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Fisherman. : SEINER
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Couples. : PAIRS
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Here: Lat. : HIC
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Little Margaret. : META
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Typographers' union: Abbr. : ITU
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One of the Big Three. : STALIN
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First names of 1932 running mates. : FRANKLINANDJOHN
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Disney characters. : CATANDMOUSE
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Erratic performers, as in sports. : INANDOUTERS
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Bring together. : UNITE
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Giver. : DONOR
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Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
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Press man Salinger. : PIERRE
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Walks. : PACES
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British guns. : STENS
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Exercises. : USES
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
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High pitch. : ALT
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Part of a string quartet. : VIOLA
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Namesakes of Mme. Bovary. : EMMAS
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Brought up. : REARED
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Rational. : SANE
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Companion of odds. : ENDS
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Improved. : AMENDED
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Ribbed. : CORDED
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Waterproof covers, for short. : TARPS
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Rock-___. : ABYE
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Huge star in Aquila. : ALTAIR
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On even terms. : QUITS
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Culmination. : ACME
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Apiarian device. : BEESMOKER
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Brown ___ berry. : ASA
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Clergymen. : PADRES
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___ ego. : ALTER
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Cut lengthwise. : SLIT
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Surrender. : CEDE
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Certain persons. : ONES
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Turnkey. : JAILER
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Plain. : NAKED
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Symbol of elusiveness. : NEEDLEINAHAYSTACK
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Tarzan's friends. : APES
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Bone. : ULNA
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Property claim. : LIEN
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Physician of the 2nd century. : GALEN
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Folkways. : MORES
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Nubby fabric. : RATINE
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Household appliance. : IRONER
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Things beyond help: Slang. : GONERS
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Cheerleader's concerns. : YELLS
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Noble one. : HERO
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___ Mike. : PATAND
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Type of alcohol. : AMYL
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Bristle up in anger: Scot. : BIRSE
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City in Georgia. : MACON
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Enticing. : LURING
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Seedless plants. : FERNS
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Taste. : SAVOR
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Openings. : VENTS
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Grocery items. : MIXES
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Cities named from Greek word for "highest." : AKRONS
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Changes course. : VEERS
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Eats. : DINES
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Castles in Spain. : DREAMS
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Conference site, 1945. : YALTA
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In no case. : NEVER
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Go ___ (overstep the bounds). : TOOFAR
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Attain success. : ARRIVE
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Poem. : BALLAD
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Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
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Majestic. : EPIC
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Range of the Rockies. : TETON
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Greek princess. : IRENE
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Anathema. : CURSE
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Round hand script. : RONDE
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___ point (apt). : TOTHE
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Namesakes of a President. : IKES
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Smelly plant. : BEARSFOOT
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Think, old style. : WEEN
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Garden tool. : RAKE
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1926. : BRIAND
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Place of concealment. : BLIND
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Lockjaw. : TETANUS
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L. J.'s middle name. : BAINES
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Forty-___. : NINERS
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Mansfield's milieu. : SENATE
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Created a disturbance. : RIOTED
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$100 item in politics. : PLATE
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Is wearing. : HASON
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Without: Colloq. : MINUS
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In that respect. : THERE
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Relief organization. : UNRRA
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Marine fish. : SCUP
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African lake. : TANA
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Of the kind of: Suffix. : ATIC
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Poem: Poet. : RUNE
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Former money of Lithuania. : LITU
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Varnish. : DOPE
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French marshal, 1952. : JUIN
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Doctors: Colloq. : MDS
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Type of talk: Abbr. : SER

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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