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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1964

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,271
Across
1. Aromatic plant. : BALM
5. Shade of brown. : UMBER
10. Suffix for duck. : LING
14. Mastery. : GRIP
18. ___ code. : AREA
19. Part of 37 Across. : NOOSE
20. Lend ___. : ANEAR
22. Seine tributary. : OISE
23. North Dakota city. : GRANDFORKS
25. Stunned with surprise. : BOWLEDOVER
27. Believer. : DEIST
28. Adjective suffix. : ULENT
30. Turns serious. : SOBERS
31. Matter ___. : OFFACT
34. Mother of Dionysius. : SEMELE
36. Unfinished. : RUDE
37. Vaquero's item. : REATA
38. True, in Scotland. : LEAL
39. Picturesque. : COLORFUL
43. Pronoun. : ITSELF
45. Serves. : DISHESOUT
47. Occupy a position. : LIE
48. Numerical suffixes. : ETHS
49. Descended. : ALIT
51. Spanish number. : TRES
52. Asiatic starling. : MYNA
53. Hawaiian adornment. : LEI
54. Symbol of wealth. : SILVERSPOON
58. Serves. : WAITS
59. Domed structure. : ROTUNDA
61. Heeling, nautically. : ALIST
62. Punic War battle. : CANNAE
63. Hotbeds. : NESTS
64. Disturbs. : ROILS
65. ___ Prabang, port of Laos. : LUANG
66. Strong greenish blues. : CAPRIS
68. Tail: Prefix. : CAUDO
69. Adept at gibes. : SARCAST
71. Military signature. : RELEE
72. Game. : TABLETENNIS
74. Sea bird. : AUK
76. Shakespearean maid. : IRAS
77. European tree. : SORB
78. Pronged tool. : RAKE
79. Parish priest. : CURE
80. New England inst. : MIT
81. Trophy. : LOVINGCUP
85. Typewriter part. : SPACER
87. Aperture of a sort. : PEEPHOLE
90. TV role. : EARP
91. Moslem title. : EMEER
92. Keeps close to. : HUGS
93. NASA's concern. : ORBITS
95. Abounding in certain trail markers. : CAIRNY
96. Sobriquet for Elizabeth I. : ORIANA
99. ___ to (incongruous). : ALIEN
100. Secularists. : LAICS
102. Plantation implements. : CANEKNIVES
104. Vulnerable abode. : GLASSHOUSE
109. All ___ up. : TIED
110. Looks over. : SCANS
111. Ancient sword. : ESTOC
112. Panegyrize. : LAUD
113. Besides. : ALSO
114. High: It. : ALTA
115. Member of office pool. : STENO
116. Bleaters. : EWES
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1. Catch. : BAG
2. Get to: Abbr. : ARR
3. Mead. : LEA
4. Formal orders. : MANDATES
5. Disqualify. : UNFIT
6. Bovine sounds. : MOOS
7. Imperfect diamonds. : BORTS
8. Aleut: Abbr. : ESK
9. Summaries. : RESUMES
10. Offenbach's "___ Helene." : LABELLE
11. Hole ___. : INONE
12. Amphibian. : NEWT
13. Unit of acceleration. : GAL
14. Groundnut. : GOOBER
15. Tear apart. : RIVE
16. Elbe tributary. : ISER
17. Human beings: Abbr. : PERS
21. Race track reports. : RESULTS
24. Design of a sort. : DECAL
26. One hopelessly passé. : DODO
29. Name meaning gazelle. : LEAH
31. Bay window. : ORIEL
32. Restraint. : FETTER
33. Beau Brummel. : FASHIONPLATE
35. Upper crust. : ELITE
36. City on the Seine. : ROUEN
39. Jean Baptiste Camille ___. : COROT
40. Item in the UFO category. : FLYINGSAUCER
41. Western range. : UINTA
42. Contract. : LEASE
44. Passes out. : FAINTS
45. Price, for one. : DIVA
46. Term in geology. : STOSS
50. Certain degrees: Abbr. : LLDS
52. Biblical fare. : MANNA
54. Girl in a song. : SUSIE
55. Frenchman's name. : RAOUL
56. Baseball term. : SLIDE
57. Mark Twain, for one. : PILOT
58. Servicewomen, circa 1943. : WAACS
60. Either of two arm muscles. : TERES
62. Famous physicists. : CURIES
64. Leader of a congregation. : RABBI
65. Long and slender. : LANK
66. Pleat. : CRIMP
67. Condor's roost. : AERIE
68. Tackle the roast. : CARVE
69. Abrupt closing. : SNAP
70. China item. : TUREEN
72. Knives, for example. : TOOLS
73. Throw forth. : ERUPT
75. ___ Blue terrier. : KERRY
77. Adman's creations. : SLOGANS
79. Negligee jacket. : CAMISOLE
82. Shakespearean maid. : NERISSA
83. Man's name, for short. : GABE
84. Shrinks. : CRINGES
86. Orange-yellow. : PEACH
88. Dialogue by Plato. : PHAEDO
89. Large slice: Colloq. : HUNK
93. Scented. : OLENT
94. Shade of blue. : SLATE
95. Whitefish. : CISCO
96. Numerical prefix. : OCTA
97. Wading bird. : RAIL
98. Señorita's name. : INES
99. Of grandparents. : AVAL
101. "Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
103. Amazon tributary. : ICA
105. No pleasure craft. : LST
106. Union initials. : UAW
107. Girl in a song. : SUE
108. Printings: Abbr. : EDS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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