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ON THE MAP

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1961

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,216
Across
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Garment. : CAPE
5
Missile. : POLARIS
12
Plant pore. : STOMA
17
Rascally. : ARRANT
19
Garments. : RAIMENT
20
Place. : LOCALE
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Artist noted for stylized flowers. : GEORGIAOKEEFFE
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Clio's sister. : URANIA
25
Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Imparts. : LENDS
27
Small error. : LAPSE
29
Away: Abbr. : ABS
30
Public recital. : READING
32
Merman show. : PANAMAHATTIE
36
Lating verb. : ESSE
37
"Blue ___." : DENIM
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Mother of Pollux. : LEDA
39
Trespass for game. : POACH
42
Put on a new roof. : RESLATED
45
Grave. : SOMBRE
49
Anticipate. : EXPECT
51
Hung around. : LOITERED
53
Showing of an old film. : RERUN
54
Succeed. : GETAHEAD
56
Distress signal. : SOS
57
Male swan. : COB
59
Powder. : DUST
60
Coming up. : RISING
61
Body of land: Abbr. : ISL
62
Columbus' port. : PALOS
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Famous name in the theatre. : TENNESSEEWILLIAMS
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Arabic name prefix. : ABU
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Beloved: Fr. : AIMEE
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Dandy. : FOP
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Permits. : ALLOWS
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Beverage. : SODA
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Bribe. : SOP
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Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
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Is current. : PREVAILS
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Correct. : EMEND
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Showy displays. : FANFARES
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Deep malice. : RANCOR
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Soak up. : ABSORB
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Super pixilated. : LOONIEST
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Levees. : DIKES
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Couleurs à ___ (water colors): Fr. : LEAU
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Kind of auto. : RACER
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Sun god. : ANON
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Time of good weather. : INDIANSUMMER
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Biggest. : LARGEST
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Visit. : SEE
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Miracle food. : MANNA
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Mare's-tail. : CLOUD
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S. A. city. : RIO
110
Popular composer. : BERLIN
112
Author of a trilogy on Society. : CLEVELANDAMORY
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Roman goddess, protector of children. : ADEONA
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Changed. : ALTERED
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Glass plates. : SLIDES
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Parts of keels. : SKEGS
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Methods. : SYSTEMS
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Roman date. : IDES
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Where Mt. Ida is. : CRETE
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Average. : PAR
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Spode, for example. : ENGLISHCHINA
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Urge. : PROD
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Trees. : OAKS
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Rest. : LIE
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Umpire: Abbr. : REF
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Inciter. : INFLAMER
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Vapor. : STEAM
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Wades through wet snow. : SLUSHES
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Escamillo. : TOREADOR
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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___-arms. : MANAT
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Elsewhere: Lat. : ALIBI
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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French interjection. : TIENS
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Readiness. : EASE
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Fury. : ANGER
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Best friend. : PAL
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Death. : DECEASE
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Garment. : PELISSE
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Famous non de plume. : ANATOLEFRANCE
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Performance times, on posters. : NITES
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Domesticated. : TAMED
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Service award. : DSO
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Dowel. : PEG
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Hedge with ditch, in fox hunting. : OXER
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Abilities. : APTITUDES
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Old times: Archaic. : ELD
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Transfer design, for short. : DECAL
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Kind of stew. : BRUNSWICK
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Trick. : RUSE
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Game. : TENNIS
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Unit of currency. : DOLLAR
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"Full many ___ purest ray serene . . . " : AGEMOF
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Part of a steam engine. : BOILER
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Dickens lad. : PIP
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Artist who exploits the irrational. : SALVADORDALI
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Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
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Uneasy one. : WORRIER
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Lamenting. : MOANING
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Grenade. : BOMB
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Lizard. : ANOLI
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Frothing. : AFOAM
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Note-writer's abbreviation. : PSS
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Elders: Abbr. : SRS
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Imagining. : DREAMING
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As a rule. : NORMALLY
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Always: Poet. : EER
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Fruits. : BANANAS
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Claw. : TALON
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Sea-going initials. : USN
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Muller and others. : NAUDS
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Russian log hut. : ISBA
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Wants. : NEEDS
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Man's name. : DEREK
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Cooper character. : UNCAS
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Forefathers. : SIRES
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Dolls. : TOYS
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Man's nickname. : CLEM
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Youngsters. : LADS
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Love: Scot. : LOE
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Ands: Lat. : ETS
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Old hand. : VET
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Before. : ERE
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Occupying the center. : MID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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