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DREAM WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 1972

7-Down : Boy's nickname

Author:
Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,499
Across
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Sets off : SPARKS
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Moslem coat : JIBBA
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___ of Gilead : BALM
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"Per ardua ad ___" : ASTRA
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Fox or hyena : CANINE
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"___ over one's head" : AROOF
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Hasan or ben Adhem : ABOU
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Moluccan island : CERAM
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Finger sore : AGNAIL
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Rushmore, for one : MOUNT
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Ointment : NARD
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Italian statesman : CROCE
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Essence : BEING
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Ranjit ___ : SINGH
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___ homo : ECCE
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Visit : DROPIN
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Olé's relative : RAH
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Haul : TOW
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Durrell novel : TUNC
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Kind of dog : HOT
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These: Fr. : CES
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Type of arch : OGEE
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Do a head linesman's job : MEASURE
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Drift shoreward : FLOATIN
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Supports : BOLSTERSUP
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Gathering of yore : QUILTINGBEE
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Without a sou : BROKE
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Sample : SIP
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Met, as alumni : REUNED
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Attires : GARBS
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___ hurry (grab a bite) : EATINA
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Undertake : ASSUME
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Appear : SEEM
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Poppaea's husband : NERO
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Singer Johnny : DESMOND
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Durocher : LIP
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Type of molding : FASCIA
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Gem cup : DOP
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Carol Burnett hit : ONCEUPONAMATTRESS
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Money of India : LAC
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Wordsworth's forte : SONNET
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Pacific fish : TAI
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Lacking principle : UNMORAL
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Hera's son : ARES
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Kind of egg : NEST
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Mints' relatives : THYMES
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French side dish : SALADE
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Homes up north: var. : IGLUS
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Gully of Southwest : ARROYO
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Arrested : RANIN
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Aspirin, for some : COLDCOMFORT
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Washline item : WETBLANKET
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Johnson and Adams : SAMUELS
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Asian body of water : ARALSEA
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Dissolute woman : SLUT
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Sulfur: Prefix : THI
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___ Little Indians : TEN
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Declare : AVER
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Roman 56 : LVI
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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"Poverty ___" : HASSTRANGEBEDFELLOWS
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Brings forth : EVOKES
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Scottish alders : ARNS
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France's saint : DENIS
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Mission building : ALAMO
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Small drum: Var. : TABER
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Gabor and Braun : EVAS
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Veal and ham : MEATS
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Made certain sounds : SNORED
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Shallow : INANE
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Café adjunct : MENU
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Map piece : INSET
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Fixed peaches : STONED
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Attended to : CARED
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This: Sp. : ESTE
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N. L. player : ASTRO
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Diminishes : TAPERS
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Child's knee décor : SCAB
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Wedding aide : PAGE
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Lancelot, e.g. : KNIGHT
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Salt, in Paris : SEL
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Boy's nickname : JAMIE
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Golf clubs : IRONS
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Cornered the market : BOUGHTUP
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"Horse Fair" name : BONHEUR
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Fore's companion : AFT
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Judges' seats : BANCS
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Calculators : ABACI
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Mrs. Ponti : LOREN
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Slinger's material : MUD
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Growing together : ACCRETING
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Antelope of Asia : SEROW
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Cancer or Capricorn : TROPIC
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Wisconsin city : RACINE
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Improves : AMENDS
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Parts of the city underground : SEWERS
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Hindu cloth : DHOTI
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Eur. capital : ROME
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Compass pt. : ENE
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"Is ___ so?" : THAT
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Cheated : ROBBED
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Marketplaces : AGORAE
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Serfs : HELOTS
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Nose rubber : ESKIMO
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Land mass : ASIA
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Eats : SUPS
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___ City (N. Y.) : FUN
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___ anchor (is moored) : LIESAT
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Most passé : OLDEST
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Siamese measure : NGAN
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Timber projections : TENONS
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Neighbor of Ont. : QUE
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Sired : BRED
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Saragossa's river : EBRO
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Fable man: Var. : ESOP
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Rack's companion : RUIN
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Identification with another : EMPATHY
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Elbow : ANCON
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Kind of machine : SLOT
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Light color : ECRU
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Airs : MIENS
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British beach hill : DENE
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Hunger: Fr. : FAIM
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Eritrea's capital : ASMARA
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Treacherous : UNSAFE
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Lorry fuel : PETROL
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U.S. surgeon : MAYO
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Large geese : SOLANS
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Secular : LAIC
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Dry or padded item : CELL
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Fester : RANKLE
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Farewells : ADIEUS
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Imparted : LENTTO
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Beer : SUDS
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Add up : TOT
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Noble: Ger. : EDEL
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Puts in type : SETS
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Dispersed : SCATTERED
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Certain carriers: Abbr. : RRS
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Foe of Henry VIII et al. : ABELLS
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Parts of ephahs : OMERS
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Island off Celebes : MUNA
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Indian victory event : WARFEAST
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Wash: Lat. : LAVO
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Farewell! : AVE
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Shows anger : REDDENS
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Dogmatic : THETIC
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Cigar : HAVANA
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Weather-map line : ISOBAR
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College degrees : ABS
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"___ girl just like ... " : IWANTA
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Greek theater area : SKENE
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Hubs : NAVES
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Concede : GRANT
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Result : ENSUE
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Share in : ENTER
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Ready, in Spain : LISTO
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Vessel : SLOOP
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English composer : ARNE
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Mare: Scot. : MEER
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Ends' companions : ODDS
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Scottish uncle : EME
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Farrow : MIA
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Fast plane : SST

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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