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MACARONIC

New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1960

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 20, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,153
Across
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
5
Humbug. : BOSH
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Rara ___. : AVIS
13
Naïve one. : BABE
17
Expression of impatience. : OUF
20
The masses. : HOIPOLLOI
22
Procedure. : MODUSOPERANDI
25
Included. : INTERALIA
26
For instance. : EXEMPLIGRATIA
27
Make-up item. : MASCARA
28
Viscous stuff. : TAR
30
Relative of etc. : ETAL
31
Lopsided. : ASLANT
32
___ d'Yeu, Petain's place of exile. : ILE
33
Objet d'art. : CURIO
35
To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
37
Goddess of hope. : SPES
38
County of W. England: Abbr. : CHES
40
Edith Head. : DESIGNER
42
Liner: Abbr. : STR
44
Where Kit Carson lived. : TAOS
45
Slough. : EEN
46
Billet-___. : DOUX
47
Vanity case. : ENTOUTCAS
53
"___ le Pont d'Avignon." : SUR
54
Polyhymnia's sister. : ERATO
56
Lava. : SCORIA
58
"Hiroshima, Mon Amour," for example. : DRAMA
59
Integrated. : ASSIMILATED
63
Neat as ___. : APIN
64
Attacker of 13 Down. : WEEVIL
65
Herodotus' "erythra thalassa." : REDSEA
66
Democratic privilege. : VOTE
67
Cut molars. : TEETHE
69
Cult. : SECT
70
Whale. : CETE
71
Down ___ (practical). : TOEARTH
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Recoiled. : SHIED
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Where Salzburg is: Abbr. : AUS
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City on Detroit river. : ECORSE
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Grimace. : SNEER
80
Nursery rhyme family. : SPRATS
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Phonetic highway sign. : SLO
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Found. : SETUP
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Reference pages. : INDICES
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Hesitates in speaking. : HEMS
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Slight. : REMOTE
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Cross. : ROOD
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Founder of Thebes. : CADMUS
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Recessive. : EBBING
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Vibrant sound. : BIRR
100
Self-respect. : AMOURPROPRE
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Scrape off: Rare. : ERADE
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Islands of South Pacific. : ELLICE
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Laminar. : SCALY
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Spanish aunt. : TIA
107
Certain piece of mail from Paris. : PETITBLEU
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Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
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___ longa . . . : ARS
113
Trench. : MOAT
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Family member. : SIS
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Temper. : MITIGATE
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Solicitude. : CARE
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Fast driver. : JEHU
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Some Free World nations. : SEATO
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Slyly sarcastic: Slang. : SNIDE
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Part of Asia: Fr. : ARABIE
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River of the Punjab. : RAVI
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Card game. : LOO
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Tumbler. : ACROBAT
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Pre-eminently. : PAREXCELLENCE
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Bugbear. : BETENOIRE
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Morale. : ESPRITDECORPS
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Confidentially. : ENTRENOUS
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Part of D. V. : DEO
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League: Abbr. : ASSN
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Advocates of the novel. : NEOS
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Rain check. : STUB
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N. C. O.'s. : SGTS
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Wedge-shaped piece, in masonry. : SHIM
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Hebridean isle. : IONA
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Scraps. : BITS
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Class. : SPECIES
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Sound loudly. : BLARE
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Clay pot for cooling water. : OLLA
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___-disant (so-called). : SOI
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Gap. : HIATUS
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Vespucci. : AMERIGO
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___ populi. : VOX
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Historic fort. : SUMTER
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Cotton pods. : BOLLS
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Himalayan mountain. : API
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" . . . the birds ___ sing." : BEGANTO
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Miscalculates. : ERRS
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Ready. : ONTAP
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Italian province. : UDINE
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Authoritative commands. : FIATS
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Tests. : ORALS
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Vacation spots. : SPAS
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Morindin dyes. : AALS
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Waterless. : ARID
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Mexican coin. : CENTAVO
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Burden. : ONUS
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Is: Span. : ESTA
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Dreyfus case, for example. : CAUSECELEBRE
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Incapacitated. : HORSDECOMBAT
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Negotiate. : DEAL
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Authoritative. : EXCATHEDRA
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Unpolished. : RUDE
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Autocrat. : TSAR
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Wife of Odin: Var. : ERIA
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Losers to the Iroquois. : ERIES
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Beethoven's last. : NINTH
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___ bien. : TRES
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Admonition for bargain hunters. : CAVEATEMPTOR
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Sometime role of A. C. L. U. : AMICUSCURIAE
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Smelling ___. : SALTS
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Arabian rulers. : EMEERS
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Siouan. : OTOE
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Reveal: Poet. : OPE
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Words in a ratio. : ISTO
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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The rage. : DERNIERCRI
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Mourn. : WEEP
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Express disapproval. : HISS
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Dix. : TEN
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Bleak. : DREARY
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See 147 Across. : SERG
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Town in France. : RIOM
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Actor ___ Ray. : ALDO
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Docile followers. : SHEEP
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What Uriah Heep claimed to be. : UMBLE
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Soldier of 1914. : POILU
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Columbine calls. : COOS
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School. : EDUCATE
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Mohammedan title. : SIDI
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Relative of tetra. : TRI
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N. C. O.'s. : CPLS
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Headquarters. : SEAT
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Trawls. : NETS
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Excellent. : RARE
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Breaks bread. : EATS
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Halves. : BISECTS
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Saintly. : SINLESS
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Ad ___ (at ease): Ital. : AGIO
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Strands. : MAROONS
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Get a ___ (hurry). : MOVEON
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Clay houses. : ADOBES
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Chili con ___. : CARNE
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Played tricks. : JAPED
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Wipe off. : ERASE
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A Marx. : HARPO
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Composer of "Over the Rainbow." : ARLEN
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French chalk. : TALC
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Sharp. : ACERB
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Corn lily. : IXIA
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Concerning. : INRE
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Life story: Abbr. : BIOG
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In ___ (routinized). : ARUT
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Hardy girl. : TESS
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Diaskeuasts, for short. : EDS
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Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
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Noun suffix. : ENT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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