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YOU DON'T SAY!

New York Times, Sunday, December 15, 1963

Author:
Jules Arensberg and Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
Jules Arensberg and Herbert Ettenson have 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,250
Across
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Wooster for Worcester. : HAPLOLOGY
10
Exaggerated genteel accent: Slang. : LADIDA
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Gradation of speech sounds. : SCALE
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Parroter's form of speech. : ECHOLALIA
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Isle of broguery. : EMERALD
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City of nasalized speech. : PARIS
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Overuse of the letter "r." : RHOTACISM
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"Off-ten" for "often." : HYPERURBANISM
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Controversial verb forms. : AINTS
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Pipe joints. : TEES
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One-time timepiece. : SUNDIAL
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TV's talking mouse. : TOPO
33
Graf ___. : SPEE
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Sneezer's bane. : POLLEN
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Hyson or congou. : TEA
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Capital man: Abbr. : GOV
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Mem. of Cong. : SEN
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Ready. : RIPE
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"Brillig" or "toves." : NONCEWORD
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"I'm ___ as Kansas in August . . . " : ASCORNY
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Refrain. : DESIST
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Derisive laugh. : TEHEE
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Plunder. : SPOILS
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Rattaned. : CANED
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Delay. : WAIT
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Lead: Fr. : PLOMB
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Wall support, architecturally speaking. : SOCLE
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"Me no speak English," for example. : FOREIGNISM
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Short for a queenly name. : CLEO
65
Astronauts' messages. : AOKS
66
Materials of which glass is made. : FRIT
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Ancient name for Ireland. : IERNE
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Mary Lincoln's family. : TODDS
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Boniface's bailiwick. : INN
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Rough in sound. : HOARSE
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White or Blue river. : NILE
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El ___, Egyptian town. : ALAMEIN
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Where to find a nine-eyes. : EELERY
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Playwright's concern. : SCENE
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Molnar. : FERENC
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___ eyes out. : CRYONES
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Right-hand pages. : RECTOS
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Slangism for a young lady. : GAL
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Chatterboxes. : PIETS
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Surrounded by. : AMONG
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Space goal. : MOON
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There: Sp. : ALLI
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Adjutant: Abbr. : ASST
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"Sssweet are the usess of adverssity." : SIBILATION
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Tramontane. : ALIEN
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Pintail ducks. : SMEES
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Spanish title: Abbr. : SRTA
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Coolers. : ICERS
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Racket used in a game. : CROSSE
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Mazo de la ___. : ROCHE
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Prickly heat, et al. : RASHES
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Netherlands town. : ZUTPHEN
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Gaga, googoo, dada. : BABYWORDS
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Hangar. : SHED
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It "gwows in a fowest." : TWEE
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Important night. : EVE
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___ generis. : SUI
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA
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___ life. : SUCHIS
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The way it comes, in business parlance. : ASIS
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Jurgen's wife. : LISA
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Certain power tools. : PLANERS
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Hammer's end. : PEEN
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Chemical compound. : AMIDE
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Slip of the tongue. : LAPSUSLINGUAE
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Ailment of the five-hour speechmaker. : LOGOMANIA
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Nebraskan Indians. : OTOES
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Furtiveness. : STEALTH
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"Tomollow, and tomollow, and tomollow . . . " : LALLATION
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___ a mad hen: example of 129 Across. : WETAS
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Ictus. : STRESS
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"Top of the morning," et al. : IRISHISMS
Down
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Juno's. : HERAS
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"___ off the old block." : ACHIP
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Voice: Suffix. : PHONE
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Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Waves: Sp. : OLAS
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Resinous substance. : LAC
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Vegetable garden, old style. : OLITORY
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Actress MacKenzie. : GISELE
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Oregon Indian. : YAMEL
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Capital of Ladakh, in Kashmir. : LEH
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Miss March and others. : AMYS
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Delegates. : DEPUTES
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Pax. : IRENE
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Trojan, à la Shakespeare. : DARDAN
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To him: Fr. : ALUI
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Resort in Belgium. : SPA
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Peteman for safeblower. : CANT
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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One who talkths like thith. : LISPER
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Thackeray hero. : ESMOND
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Trawl. : DRAGNET
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Composer Ernest ___. : BLOCH
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Part of H.S.H. : SERENE
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80 Down and others. : PUNS
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U.S. citizen of Japanese descent. : NISEI
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V.P. : VEEP
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Author Gardner. : ERLE
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Chop-chop, for example. : PIDGINENGLISH
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"Turn backward, ___, in your flight." : OTIME
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Extend a glad hand. : WELCOME
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Palm tree of Brazil. : ASSAI
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"A well-boiled icycle." : SPOONERISM
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"'Ome, 'Arry." : COCKNEYESE
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Tate Gallery features. : OILS
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English game. : DARTS
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Majorette. : TWIRLER
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Coconut fiber. : COIR
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Newsmen's group: Abbr. : ASNE
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"Sumer is icumen in." : OLDENGLISH
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Alopecia for baldness. : MEDICALESE
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Crew member. : BOSN
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Wears into shreds. : FRAYS
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Negative of a sort. : NEIN
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Van. : FORE
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Rackstraw et al. : TARS
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Fowl. : HENS
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Spanish Jesuit, opponent of Pascal. : ESCOBAR
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Burns' river. : AFTON
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Biographer Edel. : LEON
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Sweepstakes. : LOTTERY
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Geometric figures: Lat. : CONI
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Masters of ledger domain. : CPAS
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Give off. : EMIT
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Eastern titles. : EMIRS
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Pigeon talk. : COOS
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Cambric. : LINEN
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___ as a beet. : ASRED
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Lacking symmetry. : ALOP
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Yearns (for). : ACHES
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Golf term. : TEEDUP
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Commedia dell'___. : ARTE
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Plants. : SOWS
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Speaks with a piercing voice. : SHRILLS
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Prompter's concern. : CUES
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De grâce et d'état. : COUPS
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Usually. : ASARULE
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Swiss reformer. : ZWINGLI
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Speak in a loud voice. : BELLOW
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Fly a plane. : AVIATE
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Mark with dots. : BESPOT
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Poetic form. : SONNET
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Old punishment of the galleys. : THEOAR
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Backwoodsman's cheroot. : SEGAR
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Orchestral instruments. : CELLI
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Teacher of Stradivari. : AMATI
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"___ the root of sorrow." : SINIS
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"How are you?" for example. : IDIOM
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O'Casey and others. : SEANS
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Navigating. : ASEA
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Lake islets. : AITS
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Days of the week: Abbr. : SATS
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Oriental nanny. : AMAH
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Letters on a ship. : USS
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Interrogative sounds. : EHS
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Chemical suffixes. : OLS

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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