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HOUSE AND HOME

New York Times, Sunday, December 2, 1962

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,888
Across
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Look everywhere in. : COMB
5
Middle. : WAIST
10
Ark passenger. : SHEM
14
Brick house. : DOBE
18
Calendar for church use. : ORDO
19
Supreme Being. : ALLAH
20
Chicago airfield. : OHARE
21
River in Spain. : EBRO
22
Organization famous since 1913. : ROCKEFELLERFOUNDATION
26
Execrates. : HATES
27
Entices. : BAITS
28
Mineral: Suffix. : ITE
29
Beg. : CRAVE
31
Boxer's gear. : MITTS
32
___ Tartar. : CATCHA
35
Flew. : SOARED
36
Wall covering. : TILE
37
Describing some cams. : ROTATING
39
Term in geology. : TRIAS
40
No siren, she. : WALLFLOWER
43
The way, in China. : TAO
44
Response: Abbr. : ANS
45
Disable. : MAIM
47
Framing timbers. : RIBS
48
Norms: Abbr. : STDS
49
Come across. : MEET
51
Delicate wit. : ATTICSALT
54
Hidden stores. : CACHES
56
Italian innkeepers. : PADRONES
58
Irritate. : ROIL
59
Ancient galley. : TRIREME
60
Commune on the Po. : TURIN
61
Place for a chateau. : VILLE
62
Type. : IONIC
63
Wastelands. : SAHARAS
65
Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
66
Old stagers. : TROUPERS
69
Punta ___, Chile. : ARENAS
70
Gift for a child. : STORYBOOK
72
___ Shan, Asian range. : TIEN
73
Cinctured. : GIRT
74
Six: Sp. : SEIS
75
Tovarich. : RUSS
76
Chez ___ (at his home). : LUI
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
78
Table accessory. : SALTCELLAR
82
Late Manchu dynasty. : CHING
84
Bungs. : STOPPLES
86
Highland names. : IANS
87
Highland lords. : THANES
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Trepid. : AFRAID
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Common contraction. : THATS
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Run ___ around. : RINGS
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Intention. : AIM
93
French river. : SAONE
94
Bleated. : MAAED
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How to get rich quick. : GETINONTHEGROUNDFLOOR
104
Ah me! : ALAS
105
Approaches. : NEARS
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Mrs. Glenn. : ANNIE
107
Do artwork. : ETCH
108
Incidental. : SIDE
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Urges: Slang. : YENS
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Symbol of hardness. : NAILS
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___ say. : SOTO
Down
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : COR
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___ y Plata, Montana's motto. : ORO
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17th century. : MDC
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Rug. : BOKHARA
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Floated. : WAFTED
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Misfortunes. : ILLS
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Girl of song. : SAL
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Fill ___ : THEBILL
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Certain pictures. : SHOTS
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Frau's house. : HAUS
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Bird. : ERN
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Reconcile differences. : MEDIATE
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Discover. : DETECT
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Sash. : OBI
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Family member: Abbr. : BRO
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Long time. : EON
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What ___? : OFIT
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Overhang of a sort. : EAVES
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Honey badger. : RATEL
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Eye part. : CORNEA
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Was very noisy: Slang. : RAISEDTHEROOF
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American Indian. : MIAMI
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Daunts. : COWS
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Lost one's temper: Slang. : HITTHECEILING
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Wreath: Poet. : ANADEM
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Grocery giveaway. : STAMP
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Upbraids. : TWITS
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
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English poet. : GOSSE
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Tenuousness. : FRAILTY
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Flanders city. : LILLE
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Passions. : MANIAS
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Solar disks. : ATENS
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Handwriting. : SCRIPT
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Absentee. : TRUANT
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Hairy. : CRINOSE
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Old-time sun room. : SOLAR
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Pals of second story men. : CROOKS
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Hokkaido native. : AINU
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Weather satellite. : TIROS
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Prophetic. : VATIC
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Wise ones. : SAGES
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Bristle: Bot. : ARISTA
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City in France. : TOURS
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Visits one's alma mater. : REUNES
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Eels: Dial. : SNIGS
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TV ___. : SETS
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Grain chaffs. : BRANS
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Gift for a child. : SLED
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Castle in ___. : SPAIN
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Allowance of a sort. : ALIMONY
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Chinese weight. : LIANG
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Palace in Rome. : LATERAN
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Leading. : CHIEF
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Knobs. : HANDLES
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Panegyric. : PRAISE
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Crafts. : TRADES
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Himalayan goats. : TAHRS
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Tillage implements. : HOES
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T. Williams hero. : STAN
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Veteran actor. : MUNI
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Neon. : GAS
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Biblical priest. : ELI
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Playroom occupant. : TAD
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Born. : NEE
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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Ear: Prefix. : OTO
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Numerical prefix. : OCT
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Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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