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DRESS PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1961

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,538
Across
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Ramblers. : ROSES
6
Worry. : HARASS
12
Public buildings. : HALLS
17
Delphic oracle. : APOLLO
19
Mulct. : AMERCE
20
Confirmed. : BOREOUT
22
Theatrical fare. : SOCKANDBUSKIN
24
In a body. : ENMASSE
25
Shout: Fr. : CRI
26
Unsafety. : PERIL
27
In the pink. : HALE
29
Type of book: Abbr. : REPR
30
Nipa palm. : ATAP
32
Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
34
Inkberry. : HOLLY
35
Discourse: Abbr. : SER
36
Hang loosely. : LOLL
37
Heraldic device. : COATOFARMS
39
Was pre-eminent. : SHONE
41
Make suitable. : ADAPT
43
Capital of Yemen. : SANAA
44
Claps and peals. : SOUNDS
45
Advocates. : LAWYERS
48
Fishing sites. : PONDS
49
Fly. : MIDGE
50
Suffers distress. : ACHES
51
Theatre box. : LOGE
52
Thick sirup. : MOLASSES
55
Tumult. : STIR
56
English ballad. : GREENSLEEVES
60
Resort. : SPA
61
Comes upon by chance. : HITS
62
Deserve. : EARN
63
Relative of nyet. : NEIN
64
Counter. : CHIP
65
Time for Halloween. : EVE
66
Something that restricts. : STRAITJACKET
70
Wealthy: Sp. : RICO
71
Caches. : SECRETES
73
Comber. : WAVE
74
Bridge to the Muslim paradise. : SIRAT
75
Cargo ship. : OILER
76
Bluish color, in France. : LILAS
77
Jabber. : PRATTLE
79
Author Viña. : DELMAR
81
Twangy. : NASAL
82
Met. star. : SIEPI
83
God. : ALLAH
84
Of small size. : VESTPOCKET
86
All hands. : CREW
90
Wee, as a bairn. : SMA
91
See 49 Down. : MARTY
92
Malabar Coast native. : NAIR
93
But. : SAVE
94
___ de combat. : HORS
96
In the hold. : ALOW
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River through Brandenburg. : SPREE
100
Charlton Heston role. : CID
101
Prohibits. : ENJOINS
103
With limited resources. : ONASHOESTRING
108
Depository. : STORAGE
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French composer. : RAMEAU
110
Rainier. : PRINCE
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Mexican timber tree. : EBANO
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Execrate. : DETEST
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___ on (incited). : EGGED
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Scalawag. : RASCAL
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City on the Douro River. : OPORTO
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Informal gathering. : SOCIAL
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Rebuff. : SLAP
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Natural environment. : HABITAT
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Protective charm. : AMULET
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Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
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Big boat. : ARK
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Course of study: Abbr. : SCI
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Portuguese ladies. : SENHORAS
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Flatter. : HONEY
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Branch. : ARM
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Son of Bladud. : LEAR
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Suffers a financial setback. : LOSESONESSHIRT
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Stop temporarily. : SUSPEND
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Unit. : ONE
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Cap and ___. : BELLS
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Hautes ___ (highlands). : TERRES
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Languishes. : DROOPS
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Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
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Cast. : PLAYERS
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"Why did you come ___?" : SOSOON
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18th century composer. : HANDEL
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Coach. : CAR
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Teeth. : FANGS
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Effervescent drinks. : SODAS
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Keeps close to. : HUGS
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Since: Fr. : DES
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Inactive. : SILENT
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Eyewinkers. : LASHES
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Industrious. : ACTIVE
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Position of a sort. : WHITECOLLARJOB
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Full: Prefix. : PLENI
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Type of show. : MOVIE
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Armed with patience. : MEEK
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Of certain verse. : EPICAL
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Marmalade tree. : SAPOTE
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Go-___. : GETTER
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Less common. : RARER
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Times. : ERAS
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Noun suffixes. : ENCES
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First-nighters. : CRITICS
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Liturgical direction. : SELAH
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Sinuous. : TWISTY
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Mexican plant. : JALAP
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Isle of myth. : AVALON
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Hudson heroine. : RIMA
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Vital fluid. : SAP
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The very latest style. : LASTWORD
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State capital. : PIERRE
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Sent back: Abbr. : RET
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Events in 87 Down. : DASHES
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City E of Los Angeles. : ELMONTE
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Stout sleuth. : NERO
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Decamp: Colloq. : SKIPOUT
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French dance. : VALSE
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Soft fabrics. : CASHAS
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Sport. : RACING
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Indicate. : EVINCE
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Packed (in). : WEDGED
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Fruit. : MANGO
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Marsh bird. : SORA
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Clairvoyance: Abbr. : ESP
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Being: Fr. : ETRE
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Gaelic name. : IAN
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See 63 Across. : NAE
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Total: Abbr. : AMT
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Come to know. : SEE
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Apparatus. : RIG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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