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ARTS AND CRAFTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1961

Author:
Stephanie Caruana
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,517
Across
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Bit part. : MAID
5
Carriage in the Bois. : FIACRE
11
Divans. : SOFAS
16
Cloth : CRAPE
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Records: Lat. : ACTA
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Improper. : UNMEET
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Girl's name. : ERICA
24
Frame of mind. : HUMOR
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Tagore play. : THEKINGOFTHEDARKCHAMBER
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French-Canadian novelist. : HEMON
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Discussion. : DEBATE
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Relatives. : KIN
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Noun suffix. : ITE
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Man in Apocryphal tale. : TOBIAS
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Related anew. : RETOLD
40
Presented. : STAGED
42
Heroic tale. : SAGA
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Raphael, for one. : ANGEL
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Sea nymph. : NEREID
49
Pronoun. : YOU
50
1948–51 agency. : ECA
51
Person of no importance. : ALSORAN
53
Roumanian river. : NISTRU
55
Fireplace ledges. : HOBS
58
Aerialist. : ACROBAT
60
Modigliani's namesakes. : AMEDEOS
62
Quadruped. : ASS
64
Large union. : UAW
65
Added yeast. : LEAVENED
67
Accumulate. : AMASS
68
Manner. : MIEN
69
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
70
Keenness. : EDGE
71
Dear: Sp. : CARA
73
Sources of psychic energy. : IDS
74
Sea N of Timor. : BANDA
75
Mythical king, founder of London. : LUD
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Pronghorn. : DEER
77
Menlo Park family. : EDISONS
79
Prohibits. : BANS
80
Poetic device. : RHYME
82
Youth. : LAD
84
Conifer. : PINE
85
Central points. : FOCI
86
"Cakes and ___." : ALE
87
Carriages. : SHAYS
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Prejudiced. : BIGOTED
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Small fish. : DACE
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Fowl. : HEN
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French composer. : FAURE
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Standard. : NORM
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Aim. : GOAL
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High: Mus. : ALT
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Part of Paris. : ISSY
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Canine. : TOOTH
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Macrocosm. : UNIVERSE
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Hawaiian dish. : POI
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Little one. : TOT
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Of the skull. : CRANIAL
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Controversial. : ERISTIC
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Engrave. : ETCH
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Makes over. : REDOES
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Playwright Russel and family. : CROUSES
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Bug. : ANT
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Noun suffix. : IER
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Has dominion: Poet. : RULETH
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Business man: Abbr, : DISTR
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Those: Sp. : ESOS
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Surpassed. : CAPPED
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Robin Hood, for one. : OUTLAW
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Winter apple. : RUSSET
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Peak near Troy. : IDA
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Time periods: Abbr. : MOS
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Des ___. : MOINES
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Scotsman. : LAIRD
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How the world ends, in poetic prophecy. : NOTWITHABANGBUTAWHIMPER
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Sing softly. : CROON
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Remain. : ABIDE
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Panacea. : ELIXIR
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Log hut of the steppes. : ISBA
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Judea ruler. : HEROD
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Pasture land. : GRASS
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Flemish painter. : RUBENS
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Prying. : NOSY
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School study, for short. : MATH
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Feel compassion. : ACHE
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Bit of news. : ITEM
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Indian tribe. : DAKOTA
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Gay play. : FUN
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Common suffix. : ING
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Canada's army. : CEF
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Dignity. : SEDATENESS
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Musical compositions. : ORATORIOS
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Type of cooker. : FIRELESS
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___ emma (a.m.). : ACK
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Dry white wine. : SACK
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Sailor's song. : CHANTY
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Bay ___. : RUM
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Equivocally. : AMBIGUOUSLY
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Versifier: Fr. : POETE
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Fell from grace. : ERRED
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Scrooge's nickname. : EBEN
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Kept steady. : BALANCED
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As a substitute. : INSTEAD
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Past. : AGO
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Evening: It. : SERA
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Said: Fr. : DIT
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Hibernians' group. : AOH
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Made airtight. : SEALED
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Agree (to). : ACCEDE
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Repair shop. : GARAGE
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Dalai ___. : LAMA
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Exhausts. : DRAINS
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"Honest ___." : ABE
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No one: Lat. : NEMINE
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Secondhand. : USED
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Black Sea port. : BATUM
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Garbo, for one. : SWEDE
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Too. : OVERLY
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Santa's aids. : DADS
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Tangle. : SNARL
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Type of fabric. : DRIPDRY
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Algonquin god. : MANITOU
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Stage term. : ASIDE
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Meat. : BACON
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Three ___ match. : ONA
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Marsh. : BOG
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Hides behind words. : HEDGES
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"___ as a fiddle." : ASFIT
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Pugilistic. : FISTIC
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Beaux. : ADMIRERS
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Form. : SHAPE
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Bondman. : HELOT
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Expectant one. : ANTICIPATOR
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South wind. : AUSTER
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Blessing. : BOON
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Namesakes of Wilde hero. : ERNESTS
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Main arteries. : AORTAS
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Dance hall. : CASINO
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Shores. : COASTLINES
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Amphibians. : TREETOADS
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Powerful. : HARD
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Force: Lat. : VIS
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America. : COLUMBIA
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Dormouse. : LOIR
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Informed: Slang. : HEP
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Twosome. : DUO
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Ordinarily: Abbr. : USU
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Remember. : REMIND
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Dangle. : HANG
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Star in Draco. : ETAMIN
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Saddle girth. : CINCH
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Speck. : DOT
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German composer. : WEBER
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Hebrew judge. : ELI
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Rough, nappy cloth. : SHAG
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Sea S of Panay. : SULU
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___-facto. : IPSO
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Uprisers. : REBS
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Squirrel's nest. : DRAY
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Court. : WOO
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Condensed: Abbr. : ABR
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Play hooky, in Britain. : TIB
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Tool. : AXE
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Triumph. : WIN
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Time periods: Abbr. : HRS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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