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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,050
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Gilbert & Sullivan type song. : PATTER
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Relative of a counterman. : BARKEEP
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Fine needles. : SHARPS
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Dry gulch. : ARROYO
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Not just for today. : ETERNAL
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Characteristic setting. : LOCALE
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Panicked. : SCARED
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City near mouth of the Nile. : ROSETTA
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Leveled off. : EVENED
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Game. : TAG
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Remainders. : REMANETS
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Bird note. : TWEE
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U. N. name. : DAG
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Select, arrange, etc. : EDIT
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Consumed more than another. : OUTATE
35
Hide's companion. : SEEK
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Nonplus. : POSE
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Gaboriau's detective. : LECOQ
39
Hat fabric. : FELT
40
System of secret writing. : CODE
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Fireman's hazard. : FUMES
42
Sails closer to the wind. : LUFFS
44
Moslem leader. : IMAM
46
Face of a gauge. : DIAL
48
Ousted Vietnam chief. : BAODAI
51
Slept noisily. : SNORED
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Vigorous contest. : TUSSLE
57
___ Med., doctor's degree. : LIC
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Machiavellian specialty. : INTRIGUE
61
Issued. : EMANATED
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Square footage. : AREA
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Marshal Adolphe of France, 1802–69. : NIEL
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Invigorating. : STIMULATIVE
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Master, in Africa. : BWANA
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Avows. : PROFESSES
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The hills of Rome. : SEVEN
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A saving. : BANKDEPOSIT
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Named before. : SAID
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Silk: Comb. form. : SERI
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Hard times. : EVILDAYS
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Defeats: Colloq. : TROUNCES
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Not active: Abbr. : RET
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Hollow place. : RECESS
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House and grounds. : ESTATE
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Not ornate. : CHASTE
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Christmas stock. : TOYS
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Gave way to emotion. : WEPT
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Country youth: Poet. : SWAIN
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Motel unit. : CABIN
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Wearing a garment. : CLAD
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Bismarck. : OTTO
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Make right (with "up"). : PATCH
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Haifa's bay. : ACRE
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Shaw subject. : JOAN
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Political brickbats. : SMEARS
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Vegetable. : KALE
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Evergreen tree. : BAY
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"___ Face It," Cole Porter show. : LETS
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Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
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Creek. : RIA
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French colony, 1604–1713. : ACADIA
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Group commander in the air force. : COLONEL
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List. : ROSTER
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Get a ___ (find out about). : LINEON
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Any human being. : ADAMITE
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With suspicion. : ASKANT
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Fabrics. : SATINS
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Walked again. : REPACED
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Details. : POINTS
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Artistic shade. : PASTEL
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Covered passage. : ARCADE
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Sad indeed. : TRAGIC
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Lofty rock. : TOR
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Gazer at. : EYER
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Pendleton's big event. : RODEO
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Takes to task. : BERATES
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Describing music like Schönberg's. : ATONAL
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Changing to new type. : RESETTING
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Greek name for Greek island. : KRETE
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Noun suffixes. : ENTS
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Sup. : EAT
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Designating some silver. : PLATED
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Of well-fed appearance. : SLEEK
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___ to, as a ship. : HOVE
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Cassino point. : ACE
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Purposeless. : RANDOM
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Tickle. : PLEASE
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Sweet flags. : SEDGES
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What Mimi, dying, asks for. : MUFF
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Dandelion or daisy. : WEED
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Counted. : TOLD
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Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
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Quivers. : PULSATES
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Wharf: Fr. : QUAI
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Marks on galley proofs. : CARETS
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Animal groups of different regions. : FAUNAS
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Huckleberry. : FINN
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Emersonian symbol. : MOUSETRAP
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Not roman: Abbr. : ITAL
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Talk too much. : BLABBER
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Radio channel. : AIRWAVE
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Deep-sea. : OCEANIC
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Farm towers. : SILOS
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Lower. : DEMEAN
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No-account things. : STIVERS
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Young hare. : LEVERET
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Supporter of Sir Anthony. : EDENITE
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Unsteady: Colloq. : TIPPY
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Ascended again. : REROSE
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One of the arts. : MUSIC
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Low shoe with straps. : ANKLETIE
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Debatable question. : ISSUE
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Appends. : ADDSON
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Ready. : FITTED
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Moderate. : EASY
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Old Turkish. : OTTOMANIC
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Airplane. : SHIP
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Water bird. : SWAN
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
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___ free. : SCOT
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Played for time. : STALLED
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Became in time. : WORE
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Juntos. : CABALS
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Locust tree. : ACACIA
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He wrote "To a Waterfowl." : BRYANT
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Oriental sailor. : LASCAR
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Scotch plaid. : TARTAN
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Customer. : CLIENT
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Card game. : HEARTS
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Popular garment. : JEANS
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Pore. : STOMA
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Band. : STRAP
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Person of great courage. : LION
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Directly: Colloq. : SLAP
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No great shakes. : SOSO
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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Way: Suffix. : ODE
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Snow runner. : SKI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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