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JINGLE, JINGLE

New York Times, Sunday, December 20, 1981

Author:
Ruth N. Schultz
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,730
Across
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Bowl off. : REF
4
Greet the shogun : SALAAM
10
Luxuriate : BASK
14
Suffix with canon : ICAL
18
Fadiman's "Party of ___" : ONE
19
Matriarch in "The Glass Menagerie" : AMANDA
20
Author Leffland : ELLA
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These are bleeped on TV : NONOS
23
Suffix for dull : ARD
24
Arthur's bewitching sister : MORGANLEFAY
26
Consider pros and cons : WEIGH
27
Biblical mother-in-law : NAOMI
29
Not often : SELDOM
30
Pirates' cry : YOHO
32
Christmas gift : TIE
33
King of the "topless towers" : PRIAM
35
Fall fallers : LEAVES
37
Seasoned : SAVORED
39
Kind of acid : TANNIC
41
Pre-Pasch periods : LENTS
43
Soft-palate sound : VELAR
44
Erasmus was one : SCHOLAR
47
Go to mass : ATTEND
49
Saga name : LEIF
53
Kunta Kinte scion : HALEY
54
Extorted : WRUNG
55
Vestige : DREG
59
Oeillade : OGLE
60
Sailing : ASEA
61
Begin to enjoy a feast : FALLTO
62
" . . . gently ___ perfumed sea": Poe : OERA
63
Gay and family : TALESES
65
Decree in Canada : ARRET
66
Penny-pinch : NIGGLE
68
Words by Lorenz Hart: 1937 : LITTLEVALENTINESTAY
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Clever imitation : HITOFF
73
Gardner et al. : ERLES
74
Gift for a gypsy : EARRING
76
Osiris's crown : ATEF
77
Taken down several pegs : ABASED
79
Bad Ems and Bath : SPAS
81
Henry's second or fourth : ANNE
82
Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
83
He wrote "Rhymes of Childhood" : RILEY
84
Herod's place : COURT
85
North Sea feeder : YSER
86
Color of a stormy sky : LEADEN
88
Poppaea in "The Sign of the Cross": 1932 : COLBERT
90
Stigma : BRAND
92
Ready to greet the day : RISEN
94
Salary hikes : RAISES
98
Carter : DRAYMAN
100
OPEC, e.g. : CARTEL
103
Baker's need : YEAST
104
Ball-park verdict : OUT
105
Votes for : AYES
107
Like some postcards : SCENIC
109
Cellist Jacqueline : DUPRE
111
Feminine endings : ETTES
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Poet's "wonderful" vehicle : ONEHOSSSHAY
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Skate : RAY
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Golden and slide : RULES
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Type of star : NOVA
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Home of the Green Wave : TULANE
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Suffix with Bethlehem : ITE
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Withered : SERE
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Influence : SWAY
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Percolated slowly : SEEPED
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Moppet : TAD
Down
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Reddish brown : ROAN
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On cloud nine : ENRAPT
3
Giordano opera : FEDORA
4
Greek islanders : SAMIANS
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Opposite of odi : AMO
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Porsena : LARS
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Crèche figure : ANGEL
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Allan-___ of legend : ADALE
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Road's end for Kipling : MANDALAY
10
Hive operators : BEEMEN
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Landon : ALF
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Do in : SLAY
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Ring victories : KAYOS
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Entwined : INWOVEN
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Great miler : COE
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"Peer Gynt" enchantress : ANITRA
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More sluggish : LOGIER
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Lean-to : SHED
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Hero, to Leander : LOVER
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Mrs. Gump : MIN
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"All we like sheep ___": Isaiah : HAVEGONEASTRAY
34
Diamagnetism discoverer : MICHAELFARADAY
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Winters in 1944 : STARLET
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Stephen Foster song : OLDDOGTRAY
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Dance step : CHASSE
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Fools, to Fabius : STULTI
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Comedian Olsen : OLE
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Pasture : LEA
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Explosive : TNT
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Piece of land : LOT
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"Liberté! ___! Fraternité!" : EGALITE
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Group of clay minerals : ILLITES
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Idol's disappointing features : FEETOFCLAY
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Emulates Cassandra : WARNS
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Gets back : REGAINS
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Mrs. ___, in "Lady Windermere's Fan" : ERLYNNE
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Go, in Scotland : GAE
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"How About You?" lyricist : FREED
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Gen.'s aides : STF
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Tin Pan ___ : ALLEY
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Jerusalem is its cap. : ISR
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Calf : VEALER
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Insecticide ingredient : ARSENIC
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Start of an Adams hymn : NEARER
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"It ___ to Be You" : HAD
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Neighbor of Aust. : GER
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Auction action : BID
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Hurok : SOL
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The "local" : PUB
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Events for puzzle solvers : CONTESTS
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In a group : ENMASSE
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Tail: Prefix : CERCO
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Hand-colored, as fabric : TIEDYED
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Famed conspirator : BRUTUS
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Gift for a baby : RATTLE
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Alteration of 40 Down : SASHAY
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Belgrade's river, to a Berliner : SAU
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___ de corps : ESPRIT
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Layers : STRATA
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Facient : DOER
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Lights on a marquee : NEONS
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Result : ENSUE
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Material for socks : LISLE
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White Christmas sight : SNOW
108
Fellow : CHAP
110
Like a peacock's feathers : EYED
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Poetic contraction : EER
114
Lehár work : EVA
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Onager, in Oise : ANE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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