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THE GROANING BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 1961

Author:
Mary Grow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Mary Grow has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,510
Across
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Contents of a snifter. : COGNAC
7
Genghis Khan was one. : MONGOL
13
Stuffed delicacy. : SQUAB
18
Melodious. : ARIOSO
19
Italian dish. : RAVIOLI
20
Sea bird. : AUKLET
22
Pillager. : VANDAL
23
Cookery term. : ALAMODE
24
Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
25
Noun suffix. : ING
26
Kind of pear. : SECKEL
28
Food staple. : GRAIN
30
Puget and others: Abbr. : SDS
31
Brings to maturity. : AGES
33
The women. : SHES
34
Popular desserts. : SPONGECAKES
37
Reworked, as dough. : REROLLED
39
Section of N. Y. C. : HARLEM
40
Baffle. : EVADE
41
Shape of some sugar. : LOAF
42
Very cold. : GELID
43
About half a hectare. : ACRE
45
Grant. : ENDOW
47
Ultra downy. : SOFTEST
49
Away! : HENCE
52
Plum used in slivovitz. : SLOE
53
Schoolbook. : SPELLER
55
Describing a beatnik. : REALGONE
58
Blue. : AZURE
60
Opened. : UNDID
61
Texas specialty. : OILFIELDS
62
Muffin. : GEM
63
Social events. : GARDENPARTIES
66
Illumined. : LIT
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Ivy or laurel. : EVERGREEN
69
Nobel poet. : ELIOT
70
Lift. : HEAVE
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On the left side. : SINISTER
73
Sandwich makings. : BALONEY
75
Officer: Abbr. : PRES
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Ben Ezra, for one. : RABBI
77
Thorn. : SPINULE
79
Old-timey oaths. : EGADS
81
Another Texas specialty. : BEEF
83
Musical composition. : ETUDE
84
Nicholas II. : TSAR
85
Descendant. : SCION
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Headstrong: Fr. : ENTETE
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Layers of skin. : CUTICLES
94
Ready-to-serve dessert. : CANNEDPEARS
96
Mrs. Rochester. : JANE
97
Sun: Prefix. : HELI
98
___ poetica. : ARS
99
Of a nobleman. : DUCAL
100
Settings for a meal. : COVERS
102
Dress (up). : TOG
103
Pay a casual visit. : DROPIN
105
Meat patty. : RISSOLE
108
Adds (sound effects) to a film. : DUBSIN
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Comfort. : SOLACE
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Involves. : ENTAILS
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Stir up. : AROUSE
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Pavilions. : TENTS
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"___ Beloved." : DEARLY
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Barked. : YELPED
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Epicure's relish. : CAVIAR
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Red-yellow. : ORANGE
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Aromatic rootstalk. : GINGER
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Drowsy gesture. : NOD
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Namesakes of a king of Judah. : ASAS
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Vegetable dishes. : COLESLAWS
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Men. : MALES
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Not round. : OVAL
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Steal, old style. : NIM
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Anything sticky. : GOO
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Pale yellows. : OLDGOLDS
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Gothic rib. : LIERNE
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French composer. : SATIE
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Condiment of a sort. : QUINCERELISH
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Where Kiev is: Abbr. : UKR
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Baked ___. : ALASKA
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On ___ knee. : BENDED
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Slanted, as a ship's mast. : RAKED
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Demi ___. : TASSE
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Cuisinier. : CHEF
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Musical Artists' union: Abbr. : AGMA
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Fusible alloy. : SOLDER
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Cocktail party provender. : SALTEDPEANUTS
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Inquisitive one. : PRIER
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Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
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Card game. : LOO
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Actor Van ___. : HEFLIN
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Shining. : GOLDEN
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Rub. : CHAFE
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Designating a type face. : ELZEVIR
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Objects of pure intuition: Phil. : NOUMENA
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Dispatchers. : SENDERS
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Interval, in music. : TRITONE
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Kale. : COLLARD
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Chicories. : ENDIVES
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Herbs. : SAGES
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Thick soup. : PUREE
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The cream. : ELITE
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Park in Colorado. : ESTES
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Breakfast delicacy. : EGGSBENEDICT
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Fig-bird. : ORIOLE
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One of the Shaws. : ARTIE
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Refer to. : ALLUDE
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Flat strip, as of sugar candy. : RIBBON
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Governor, in Greece. : EPARCH
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Nipper. : BITER
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Recently. : YESTERDAY
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Leafy, as certain flowers. : PETALINE
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Merry: Fr. : GAI
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Fair employment group. : FEPC
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"Turkey in the Straw," for one. : TUNE
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A great abundance. : SCADS
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Vegetable. : CARROT
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Shoe part. : INSOLE
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Approached. : NEARED
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Stone Age dwellings. : CAVES
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Ceases. : LETSUP
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Juvenile heroine. : ELOISE
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Autographed. : SIGNED
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Desert terrain. : DUNES
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Convivial. : JOLLY
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Spiral. : COIL
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Steady. : SURE
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Roaster. : PAN
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Italian island: Abbr. : SAR
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Where Sucre is: Abbr. : BOL

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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