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COLLOQUIALLY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1960

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,824
Across
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Treats illiberally. : SCANTS
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Girl's name meaning "peace." : FREDA
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Raucous. : HOARSE
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On that account. : THEREAT
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Present-day Thebes. : LUXOR
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Of an Explorer's path. : ORBITAL
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Operated as might be expected. : RANTRUETOFORM
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Take measures. : PREPARE
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Suites: Abbr. : APTS
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Bamboozle. : SPOOF
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Cesare of the opera. : SIEPI
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Novel of 1816. : EMMA
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European: Abbr. : GER
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Winston and others. : SIRS
32
Refusals. : NOES
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Publicity men: Abbr. : PAS
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Angered. : IRED
36
Money in Peru. : SOLS
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Swedish island. : OLAND
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Sharp tip. : SPIRE
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Hades. : ORCUS
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Cowboy gear. : SPURS
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Short, thick pieces. : CHUNKS
45
See to the door. : SHOWOUT
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1,000 great calories. : THERM
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Chiang's brother-in-law. : SOONG
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Lingered on. : PAUSED
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Mischievous trick. : PRANK
52
Knitted jacket. : CARDIGAN
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Park in the Rockies. : ESTES
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___ facie. : PRIMA
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Burrow. : HOLE
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Relative of a Maskegon. : CREE
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Mythical princess. : INO
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___ on (hoodwink): Colloq. : SLIPONEOVER
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Siderite. : ORE
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Kindhearted. : SOFT
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Atmospheric phenomenon. : HAZE
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Fruit. : DATES
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Not fixed. : FLUID
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Use a telescope. : STARGAZE
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Dahlia's relative. : ASTER
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Of animals. : FAUNAL
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Hartebeest. : CAAMA
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Name meaning "noble." : ETHEL
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Color of a gnu. : BRINDLE
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Brilliant meteor. : BOLIDE
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One of the Forsytes. : FLEUR
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Human. : BEING
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___ Yisrael (Palestine). : ERETS
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Snatch forcibly. : WREST
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Uninteresting. : FLAT
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Old English poet. : SCOP
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New Mexican Indian. : SIA
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Pronoun. : THEM
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Seckel. : PEAR
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Ben ___. : HUR
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Pungent. : TART
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Is entitled to: Colloq. : RATES
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Ruler, in Moslem lands. : HAKIM
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Silly: Fr. : BETE
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One in the know. : INSIDER
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Precisely. : NOMORENORLESS
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Relative of payola. : RAKEOFF
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Clansman's title. : THANE
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Complains: Slang. : GROUSES
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Trailing robes of Greek Thespians. : SYRMAS
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"___ the Rose." : SORED
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Hidden. : SECRET
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Machine tool. : SHAPER
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Hub. : CENTRE
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Partner of crafts. : ARTS
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Goes on a date: Colloq. : STEPSOUT
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Puzzles: Colloq. : FLOORS
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Wheel-shaped collars. : RUFFS
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Outside: Prefix. : EXO
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Back: Comb. form. : DORS
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Together. : ARMINARM
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Jumped onto. : HOPPED
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Florentine iris. : ORRIS
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Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
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Full-blown. : RIPE
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Favorite resort. : STAMPINGGROUND
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Set aside for special use. : EARMARK
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Kind of drama: Comb. form. : TRAGI
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Contracts for 25 Across. : LEASES
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Snares or traps. : TOILS
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Ages and ages. : EONS
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Spray driven by the wind. : SCUD
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Obvious: Colloq. : OPENANDSHUT
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Lie in wait. : LURK
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Booted. : SHOD
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___ Wars. : PUNIC
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Fish delicacies. : ROES
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Gobi desert: Chinese name. : SHAMO
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Kitchen device. : CORER
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Smelting mixture. : SPEISS
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"Earth ___ anything to show more fair . . . " : HASNOT
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Without warning. : OUTOFACLEARSKY
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Menu item. : TRIPE
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Venditions. : SALES
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Esteem. : PRIZE
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Shelter. : COVER
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Radio adjunct. : AERIAL
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Obelisk. : NEEDLE
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Open square. : PLAZA
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Type of residence. : HOTEL
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Ignominy. : SHAME
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Little Jack Horner. : EATER
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Quality of a personality. : TRAIT
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Glad: Poet. : FAIN
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Thorax occupants. : LUNGS
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Roves idly. : GADS
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Chemical suffixes. : ATES
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Partly fused glass. : FRIT
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Actinium to zirconium. : ELEMENTS
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Lose one's ___ (lose one's way). : BEARINGS
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Rouse to action. : BESTIR
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Namesakes of Amadis' beloved. : ORIANAS
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Worry. : FRET
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English poet and mystic. : BLAKE
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Docks. : WHARFS
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Doubted. : FEARED
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Gouda. : CHEESE
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Start. : OUTSET
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Upright closet. : PRESS
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Impure, in Yiddish. : TREFA
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Call up. : PHONE
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Row. : TIER
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Westminster district. : SOHO
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Further. : MORE
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Darken. : BLUR
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Monastic title. : DOM
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Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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Simurgh. : ROC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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