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APPROPRIATE PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1975

Author:
George Rose Smith
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
George Rose Smith has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,577
Across
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Frostings : ICINGS
7
Understands : SEES
11
As strong as ___ : ANOX
15
Spinnaker : SAIL
19
“Weep ___, my lady” : NOMORE
20
Ship deck : ORLOP
22
Column style : DORIC
24
Actor Alan : ALDA
25
“Give Me Five Minutes More” : RIPVANWINKLE
27
“Home on the Range” : JULIACHILD
29
City ways : ELS
30
Lighters : BARGES
31
Sierra ___ : LEONE
33
Like old castles : MOATED
34
Containers : TINS
35
Large pill : BOLUS
36
Playwright Jean : KERR
37
___ Mahal : TAJ
40
Be fatuous : DOTE
41
Wimsey : PETER
42
Bowed low : SALAAMED
46
Spellbinders : ORATORS
48
“Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" : ISAACNEWTON
50
Santa ___ : ANA
51
Lion ___ : TAMERS
52
To-dos : STIRS
53
Prepare a hook : BAIT
54
Dutch town : EDAM
55
Gardens : EDENS
56
Soil deposit : LOESS
57
Small type : AGATE
59
Inge's field : DRAMA
60
Hog food : MAST
61
Make movies : FILM
62
Islands in Galway Bay : ARANS
63
Able people : SEAMEN
64
Compass point : SSW
65
“A Farewell to Arms” : VENUSDEMILO
68
Ones often in distress : DAMSELS
69
Devil's feet : HOOVES
71
Poker move : RAISE
72
Went boating : CANOED
73
In love : SMITTEN
75
“Of Time and the River” : WARDENLAWES
77
Prior to : ERE
80
Antiseptic pioneer : LISTER
81
Request to the harvest moon : SHINE
82
Addict : USER
83
Remote : AFAR
84
Voices : ALTOS
85
Pairs of horses : SPANS
86
Vetch seeds : TARES
88
Spilled-ink woe : STAIN
89
Asther of movies : NILS
90
Leg part : SHIN
91
Coin of Near East : DINAR
92
English novelist : STERNE
93
Golf locale : TEE
94
“State of the Union” : GEORGEMEANY
97
Freeloaders : SPONGES
98
Vestment : SURPLICE
100
Our, in France : NOTRE
101
Brief try : STAB
102
N.Y. time : EDT
103
Kind of outsider : RANK
104
Athens sight : AGORA
105
Homeric : EPIC
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Nap : SNOOZE
109
Miss Loos : ANITA
110
Super-onion : GARLIC
112
However, for short : THO
115
“The Bridge of San Luis Rey” : CULBERTSON
117
“Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes” : CARRIENATION
120
Sea position : ALEE
121
Glove fabric : SUEDE
122
Bird sound : TWEET
123
Writer Graham : GREENE
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Gil ___ : BLAS
125
Denials in Dundee : NAES
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Rorem et al. : NEDS
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Gazes : STARES
Down
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Concerning : INRE
2
Spring shape : COIL
3
Mischief makers : IMPS
4
Month: Abbr. : NOV
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___ bag : GRAB
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Capitol people : SENATORS
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Well-groomed : SOIGNE
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Sea birds : ERNES
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Fraternal people : ELKS
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Musical note : SOL
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Take a recess : ADJOURN
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Substantives : NOUNS
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Heraldic chaplet : ORLE
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Clock numeral : XII
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Desert : SAHARA
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Came down : ALIT
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Pointless : IDLE
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Actor Alan : LADD
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Basque games : PELOTAS
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Round Table site : CAMELOT
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Legal orders : WRITS
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Islamic text: Var. : CORAN
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Kind of power: Abbr. : ELEC
35
Kodiak and bug : BEARS
36
Girl's nickname : KATIE
37
Certain poles : TOTEMS
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Tilled lands : ARADAS
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“Mamma mia!” : JAMESWHISTLER
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June bugs : DORS
41
Greek letters : PSIS
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Goes after flies : SWATS
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“Knit two, purl two” : MADAMEDEFARGE
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Paint : ENAMEL
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Biblical conies : DAMANS
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Big top : TENT
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Agenda units : ITEMS
49
Hard wood, in Spain : EBANO
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Alone, stage-wise : SOLUS
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Rub out : ERASE
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Fine paper : LINEN
57
Start the day : ARISE
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Physician : GALEN
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Populace : DEMOS
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Kind of blister : FEVER
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Chemical compound : AMIDE
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More logical : SANER
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Yeas and nays, e.g. : VOTES
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Down the ___ (gone) : DRAIN
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Makes money : EARNS
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Coolidge V.P. : DAWES
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Preminger et al. : OTTOS
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Joint watcher : CASER
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Angles : SLANTS
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Environment : MILIEU
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Noisy sound : WHANG
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Caverns in Virginia : LURAY
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Poured : RAINED
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Hemingway : ERNEST
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Part of a village skyline : SPIRE
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Kind of troops or therapy : SHOCK
86
Headdress : TIARA
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Green Gables girl : ANNE
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Short stake : STOB
90
Fishermen : SEINERS
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Belittle : DETRACT
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Intervals : SPACINGS
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Icy coating : GLAZE
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Diesel and steam : ENGINES
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Unsettled : MOOT
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Rural crossing : STILE
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Investigates : PROBES
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Ship poles : SPRITS
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Battery part : ANODE
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Auriculate : EARED
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Scrape aftermath : SCAB
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Invalid : NULL
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Olive genus : OLEA
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At a loss : ASEA
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Favor, in Scotland : GREE
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Haul : CART
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Layer : TIER
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Put an edge on : HONE
114
Persons : ONES
116
Cask : TUN
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Wheat spike : AWN
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Repast : TEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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