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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
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,271
Across
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Aromatic plant. : BALM
5
Shade of brown. : UMBER
10
Suffix for duck. : LING
14
Mastery. : GRIP
18
___ code. : AREA
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Part of 37 Across. : NOOSE
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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North Dakota city. : GRANDFORKS
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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
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Tail: Prefix. : CAUDO
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Adept at gibes. : SARCAST
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Military signature. : RELEE
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Game. : TABLETENNIS
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Sea bird. : AUK
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Shakespearean maid. : IRAS
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European tree. : SORB
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Pronged tool. : RAKE
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Parish priest. : CURE
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New England inst. : MIT
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Trophy. : LOVINGCUP
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Typewriter part. : SPACER
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Aperture of a sort. : PEEPHOLE
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TV role. : EARP
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Moslem title. : EMEER
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Keeps close to. : HUGS
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NASA's concern. : ORBITS
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Abounding in certain trail markers. : CAIRNY
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Sobriquet for Elizabeth I. : ORIANA
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___ to (incongruous). : ALIEN
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Secularists. : LAICS
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Plantation implements. : CANEKNIVES
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Vulnerable abode. : GLASSHOUSE
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All ___ up. : TIED
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Looks over. : SCANS
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Ancient sword. : ESTOC
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Panegyrize. : LAUD
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Besides. : ALSO
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High: It. : ALTA
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Member of office pool. : STENO
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Bleaters. : EWES
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Catch. : BAG
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Get to: Abbr. : ARR
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Mead. : LEA
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Formal orders. : MANDATES
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Disqualify. : UNFIT
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Bovine sounds. : MOOS
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Imperfect diamonds. : BORTS
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Aleut: Abbr. : ESK
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Summaries. : RESUMES
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Offenbach's "___ Helene." : LABELLE
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Hole ___. : INONE
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Amphibian. : NEWT
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Unit of acceleration. : GAL
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Groundnut. : GOOBER
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Tear apart. : RIVE
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Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Human beings: Abbr. : PERS
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Race track reports. : RESULTS
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Design of a sort. : DECAL
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One hopelessly passé. : DODO
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Name meaning gazelle. : LEAH
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Bay window. : ORIEL
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Restraint. : FETTER
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Beau Brummel. : FASHIONPLATE
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Upper crust. : ELITE
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City on the Seine. : ROUEN
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Jean Baptiste Camille ___. : COROT
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Item in the UFO category. : FLYINGSAUCER
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Western range. : UINTA
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Contract. : LEASE
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Passes out. : FAINTS
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Price, for one. : DIVA
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Term in geology. : STOSS
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Certain degrees: Abbr. : LLDS
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Biblical fare. : MANNA
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Girl in a song. : SUSIE
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Frenchman's name. : RAOUL
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Baseball term. : SLIDE
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Mark Twain, for one. : PILOT
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Servicewomen, circa 1943. : WAACS
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Either of two arm muscles. : TERES
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Famous physicists. : CURIES
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Leader of a congregation. : RABBI
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Long and slender. : LANK
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Pleat. : CRIMP
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Condor's roost. : AERIE
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Tackle the roast. : CARVE
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Abrupt closing. : SNAP
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China item. : TUREEN
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Knives, for example. : TOOLS
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Throw forth. : ERUPT
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___ Blue terrier. : KERRY
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Adman's creations. : SLOGANS
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Negligee jacket. : CAMISOLE
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Shakespearean maid. : NERISSA
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Man's name, for short. : GABE
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Shrinks. : CRINGES
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Orange-yellow. : PEACH
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Dialogue by Plato. : PHAEDO
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Large slice: Colloq. : HUNK
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Scented. : OLENT
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Shade of blue. : SLATE
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Whitefish. : CISCO
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Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Wading bird. : RAIL
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Señorita's name. : INES
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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"Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
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Amazon tributary. : ICA
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No pleasure craft. : LST
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Union initials. : UAW
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Girl in a song. : SUE
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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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