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ROMANESQUE

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1961

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,503
Across
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Company of travelers. : CARAVAN
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Seasoned. : SALTED
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Humorist. : PUNSTER
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Vespucci. : AMERIGO
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Sunrooms. : SOLARIA
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And elsewhere: Lat. : ETALIBI
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Roman emperor's cohorts : PRAETORIANGUARD
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Citizenship: Lat. : CIVITAS
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Symbol of a clan. : TARTAN
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Set aside. : RESERVE
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Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
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French pupil. : ELEVE
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Kind of meadow grass. : RIE
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More rational. : SANER
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Black Hawk's tribesmen. : SACS
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Yule man. : SANTA
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Sets up. : ERECTS
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Fluid in veins of the gods. : ICHOR
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Recess in a Roman room. : ALA
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Leo. : LION
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Social doings. : TEAS
50
Breathe in. : INHALE
51
Caps. : TAMS
53
Foes of Romans in Britain. : PICTS
54
___-edged. : GILT
55
Incubated. : BROODED
56
African antelopes. : IMPALAS
58
Drawing rooms. : SALONS
60
Bovine sound. : MOO
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Very proper. : PRIM
62
Habitual procedures. : ROUTINES
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Brew. : ALE
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City on the Rhine. : BONN
66
___ nutshell. : INA
67
To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
68
Additional. : SECOND
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Tuesday, in France. : MARDI
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Norman city. : CAEN
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Reward: Poet. : MEED
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Roman gymnasium. : PALAESTRA
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Sleuth Charlie. : CHAN
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Oscar. : AWARD
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Cuddle up. : NESTLE
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Assault. : ONSET
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Mount where Aaron died. : HOR
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Brewing essential. : MALT
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Feline. : CAT
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Type of artist. : ENGRAVER
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Family member. : SIS
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Humorist with a lariat. : ROGERS
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Cheese. : STILTON
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Mere. : BARE
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Canal Zone town. : ANCON
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1820 pen name. : ELIA
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French port of pre-Roman origin. : TOULON
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Unless: Lat. : NISI
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Asian river. : YALU
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Rent. : LET
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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Type of waiter. : CARHOP
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Ill will. : SPITE
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Machines. : CARS
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Weary. : TIRED
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Grassland. : LEA
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Perle. : MESTA
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Members of Roman priestly college. : EPULONES
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Buckthorn plant. : CASCARA
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Where Banff is. : CANADA
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Dress fabric. : DELAINE
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High priest of Rome. : PONTIFEXMAXIMUS
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Attired. : DRESSED
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Charms. : AMULETS
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Most unconfined. : OPENEST
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Ejections. : OUSTERS
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Forfeiters. : LOSERS
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Arabia ___. : DESERTA
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Bligh was one: Abbr. : CAPT
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Hog plum of India. : AMRA
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Opposite of van. : REAR
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Alpine crests. : ARETES
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Necessary to life. : VITAL
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Public games of anc. Greece. : AGONES
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Correlative. : NOR
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Novel by Pearl Buck, 1932. : SONS
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Author of boys' books. : ALGER
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Character in "Little Women." : LAURIE
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Limestone used in Roman Colosseum. : TRAVERTINE
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Land of the Fianna Fail. : EIRE
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Pater. : DAD
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Important Texas crop. : PECANS
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Useful. : UTILE
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1827 naval battle. : NAVARINO
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Cut into strips. : SLIT
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Israeli statesman. : EBAN
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Advance. : RISE
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So: Scot. : SAE
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Peaceful. : IRENIC
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Butter squares. : PATS
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Impedimenta. : VALISES
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Begone! : SCAT
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Juvenal opus. : SATIRE
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Poplars. : ALAMOS
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Field on east bank of the Tiber. : CAMPUSMARTIUS
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Children. : TOTS
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Fish. : EELS
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Cut short. : CHOP
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Structure near Tivoli. : HADRIANSVILLA
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Liquid fat. : OLEINE
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Indian. : REDMAN
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Satirical. : IRONIC
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Greek god. : PAN
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Era of Horace and Vergil. : GOLDENAGE
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Link. : BOND
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Border. : LINE
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Wool: Lat. : LANA
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State of mind and spirit. : MORALE
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Floral parts. : SEPALS
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One of the Mavericks. : BART
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See 82 Down. : CART
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Ancient. : OLD
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Alps: Abbr. : MTS
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Appetizer. : CANAPE
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Plum. : DAMSON
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French port W of Marseille. : SETE
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___ de combat. : HORS
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Kind of daisy. : SHASTA
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Dallas' Bowl. : COTTON
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Archaic vehicle. : WAIN
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Traveling. : ENROUTE
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More weird. : EERIER
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Negotiates. : TREATS
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Roman hero in Shakespeare. : CORIOLANUS
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Army man: Abbr. : GEN
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All: Ger. : ALLE
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Imprudent. : RASH
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Beams. : RAYS
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Cooky. : SNAP
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Reptile. : TORTOISE
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Avis. : BIRD
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Highest point. : CLIMAX
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Dissents: Scot. : NAES
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Formulas of faith. : CREEDS
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Pounding implement. : PESTLE
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Disappear. : ESCAPE
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Dog. : CANINE
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___ Hebrides. : INNER
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Steel: Fr. : ACIER
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Levies. : TAXES
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Taro root. : EDDO
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Land of the Incas. : PERU
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Rubber trees. : ULES
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Final. : LAST
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Lombardy city. : COMO
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Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
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Thing: Lat. : RES
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U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
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Earth. : DUST
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TV dog. : ASTA
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Chum. : PAL
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Musical direction: Abbr. : MOD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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