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BELONGINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1973

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 33, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,891
Across
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___ gallery : ROGUES
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Transfer of a sort : DECAL
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Handles rudely : PAWS
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Erupt : SPEW
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___ living (gets by) : EARNSA
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Insect : ELATER
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N. C. college : ELON
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Principal : ARCH
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Child's game : PRISONERSBASE
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St. ___ (storm phenomenon) : ELMOSFIRE
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Conn. town : LYME
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Lawrence's mount : CAMEL
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En ___ (aside, in Paris) : APARTE
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Memorable skater : HENIE
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Liquefies : MELTS
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Moth : EGGAR
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Aware of : ONTO
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Wire: Abbr. : TEL
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Ames and McMahon : EDS
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___ the blue : OUTOF
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Famous Third : REICH
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Famous mill : SUTTERS
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Biblical rider : BALAAM
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Frost : RIME
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Sumac genus : RHUS
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Bert of comedy : LAHR
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Kind of ale : ADAMS
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Unite, in Berlin : EINEN
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Iranian native : SART
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Secrete : STASH
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"___ lay me . . . " : NOWI
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Primitive people of Ceylon : VEDDA
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Tirade, in Venice : TIRATA
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State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Debater of a sort : DEVILSADVOCATE
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Stood, in old Rome : STETI
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Made round : SPHERED
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Et ___ : ALII
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British P.M. : HEATH
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Heflin : VAN
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Shut up : CLOSETED
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Does a job on : SNOWS
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Raspy : SCRAPING
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Mortar beater : RAB
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Port of Crete : CANEA
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Superman's friend : LOIS
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Childe and Lloyd : HAROLDS
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Where ___ : ITSAT
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Good-as-gold items : CASHIERSCHECKS
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Hunter's or harvest : MOON
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Waterwheel inventor : PELTON
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Indian caste : MAHAR
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"___ first you don't . . . " : IFAT
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Taper a timber : SNAPE
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Formerly, once : ERST
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Mudpuddles, in England : SLUDS
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General or department : STORE
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Hill in Jerusalem: Var. : SION
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Have it made : RATE
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She, in Milan : ESSA
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Hallmarks of early divas : BOSOMS
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Very near : UPCLOSE
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W. C. Fields's Baby : LEROY
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U. S. violinist : STERN
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Dissolution: Prefix : LYS
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Slangy negative : NAH
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___ wife : LOTS
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Hard: Prefix : SCLER
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Long times : AEONS
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Revolted : AROSE
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___ neck : HORSES
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Shadow : UMBRA
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Today, in Naples : OGGI
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___ buff : BLINDMANS
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Early swimming lesson : DEADMANSFLOAT
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Queen Anne's ___ : LACE
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___ Domini : ANNO
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___ law (spending theory) : ENGELS
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"O ___, pretty maiden . . . " : TELLME
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Word after pop or bug : EYED
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French marshal and family : NEYS
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Mexican Indians : SERIS
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Farm equipment : SEEDER
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Substitute: Abbr. : REPL
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Widely outspread : OARY
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Theory of linguistics : GRIMMSLAW
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Fail to spot : UNSEE
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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Private place : SANCTUM
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Suffix for pachy : DERM
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Or ___ : ELSE
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S. F. car : CABLE
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___ glance : ATA
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French novelist : LESAGE
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Noble : PEER
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___ the good : ALLTO
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___ Lib : WOMENS
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Navy ranking abbr. : SNO
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Vault : SAFE
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Apprentice of a sort : PRINTERSDEVIL
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Cry out: Fr. : ECRIER
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Big shots : WHEELS
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Visits : REPAIRSTO
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U. S. biologist : EAST
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Fired on : SHOTAT
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Antiquated : ARCHAIC
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Haitian voodoo gods : LOAS
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French meat dish : GRENADIN
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Oil center : TULSA
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Abba : EBAN
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Projecting window : ORIEL
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___ way (gets oriented) : FINDSA
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"The Last ___" : HURRAH
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Ex-U. N. name : THANT
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Chemical compounds : AMIDES
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Purple Heart, etc. : MEDALS
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Kind of rights or man : STATES
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Prosecutor's need : EVIDENCE
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___ coat : HATAND
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Certain pet : TEACHERS
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___ English : KINGS
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Vertical : ERECT
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Mountain sickness : VETA
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___ d'orchestre (organ stop) : VIOLE
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Hammerhead : SHARK
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Fabric : SCRIM
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___ "Republic" : PLATOS
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Non-option : HOBSONSCHOICE
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Farm machine: Abbr. : TRAC
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Card player, at times : DEALER
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View of a sort : WORMSEYE
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Rope fibers : SISALS
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Assumes as fact : POSITS
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Starlike : ASTRAL
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Skier's forte : SCHUSS
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"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
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Kind of gown : HOSTESS
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Go between : INTERCEDE
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Attacked : HADAT
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Consider, to Cicero : PENSO
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Pyrite : FOOLSGOLD
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Coxey's ___ : ARMY
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Literary heroine : TESS
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Joined in a common effort : POOLED
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Sound: Prefix : SONO
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Confronts : BREASTS
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Helpless : UNABLE
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Racetrack bet : PARLAY
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Flammable gas : ETHANE
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Comedian Ole and family : OLSENS
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Merit : EARN
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Cher's partner : SONNY
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More impudent : RUDER
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___ prosequi : NOLLE
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Prune, in Scotland : SNED
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Army men: Abbr. : RSOS
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Roman 2,051 : MMLI
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Smallmouth, for one : BASS
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Waiting ___ : GAME
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Roman road : ITER
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Lady's ___ : MAN
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Dog's ___ : AGE
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Lawyer's ___ : FEE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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