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KEEPING HOUSE

New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1970

62-Across : Jumble

Author:
Christine Valence
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 685 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Christine R. Valence has 15 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Christine Valence is an alias for Christine R. Valence.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,785
Across
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Beach sight : CABANA
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British ___ : ISLES
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Little terror : BRAT
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Heretofore, old style : ERST
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Did a July 4 chore : ORATED
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Sharp-pointed : ACUATE
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Greek letter : IOTA
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Slangy denial : NOPE
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Seeing eye of a sort : PICTUREWINDOW
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Access for Hans Brinker : DUTCHDOOR
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Ox of Tibet : YAK
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Streamlet : RILL
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Russian city : PINSK
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So long : TATA
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Weekday: Abbr. : MON
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Fleer : SCOFF
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Certain eggs : ROES
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River to the Elbe : EGER
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Pal of groans : MOANS
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Somerset spa : BATH
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Track officials : TIMERS
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Palmer and others : PROS
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Mural artist : SERT
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Expect : AWAIT
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Now: Lat. : NUNC
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Curtain material : LENO
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Divide : SPLITUP
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Poured : RAINED
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Warm up : REHEAT
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Certain transoms : FANLIGHTS
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Unpredictable : ERRATIC
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Jumble : WELTER
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O'Casey : SEAN
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Diminutive suffixes : ETS
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___ Moines : DES
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Laugh : HAHA
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
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Drop in for ___ : ACHAT
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Printer's mark : STET
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___ of Cremona : GERARD
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Planned : CHARTED
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Yokels : BOORS
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Kind of farm : DAIRY
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Slides for some children : BANISTERS
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Organ stops : HARPS
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Decorative plants : FERNS
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Small room : DINETTE
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Amen : SOBEIT
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Basics : ABCS
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Certain bags : TOTES
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Louis or Philip : ROI
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Young animal : FOAL
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Reign, in India : RAJ
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Field sound : RAH
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Marquis de ___ : SADE
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Godhead : TRIUNE
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Copious : PROFUSE
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Third degree, in a way : GRILLWORK
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Because : INTHAT
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Forge apparatus : TROMPE
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Bases of bone tissues: Var. : OSTEINS
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"___ your pardon" : IBEG
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Sale condition : ASIS
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Relative of groovy : SUPER
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Spot : ESPY
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Closely-knit group : CLAN
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Poplars : ABELES
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Sisters : NUNS
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Indisputable things : FACTS
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Dartmoor, for example : GAOL
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Line, as a roof : CEIL
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English city : LEEDS
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High in pitch : ALT
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Certain shape : UCUT
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Ascend : MOUNT
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Holm oak : ILEX
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Boxing units: Abbr. : RDS
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Embryo house : BLUEPRINT
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House area : BREAKFASTNOOK
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Forsaken : LORN
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Mixture : OLIO
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Huntress and namesakes : DIANAS
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Small cavity : AREOLE
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Views : EYES
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Cried : WEPT
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Appetizing : TASTY
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Grew more interested : WARMED
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Imitate : COPY
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Opera excerpt : ARIA
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Type of intrigue : BACKSTAIRS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Sinew: Prefix : NEURO
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Without aim : ADRIFT
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Many-windowed places : SUNPORCHES
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Luck and others : LADIES
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Jackets : ETONS
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Makes clothes : SEWS
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One club or one spade : BID
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Ways : ROUTES
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Perfume : ATTAR
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Social grace : TACT
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Pass-catcher : END
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Attic, so to speak : ROOMATTHETOP
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Golf club : SPOON
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Sea swallows : TERNS
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Hole puncher : AWL
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Impish : ELFIN
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Piper's milieu : HAMELIN
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Song writer : KERN
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Tableware : CHINA
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Extend : RENEW
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Make a boo-boo : GOOF
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Not imit. : ORIG
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Laid open : BARED
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In the know : AWARE
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River of central Europe : MUR
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Sneaky ___ : PETE
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Chair part : SPLAT
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Ties up : TETHERS
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It's out for welcome guests : LATCHSTRING
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Golfing name : SNEAD
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Voices : UTTERS
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Sibilant sounds : PSSTS
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Personal book : DIARY
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Bring out : ELICIT
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___ rose : ASHESOF
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Tea : CHA
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Singular : RARE
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Dispute settler : ARBITER
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Middles: Abbr. : CTRS
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Somewhat, with "of" : SORT
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Spirits : GINS
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Great ___ : DANE
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Dined in a café : ATEOUT
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Money deliverers : BAILORS
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Prohibits : DEBARS
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Building style : ARCHITECTURE
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Love ___ : NEST
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Courage : HEART
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North Dakota city : FARGO
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Fogies : DODOS
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Jazz form : BOP
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Tannish : TAWNY
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Resident : INHABITANT
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Place to play : RUMPUSROOM
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Colorado resort : ASPEN
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Mocks : JEERS
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Errs : SLIPSUP
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Picture holder : EASEL
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Recovered : FOUND
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Word of caution : LEST
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Eur. measure : KILO
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Sesame : TIL
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Fragrance : BALM
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___ bill of goods : SELLA
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Mint variety : CATNIP
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Wanderer of fiction : AENEAS
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Alternate : SEESAW
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Tall story : FABLE
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Brass or steel : ALLOY
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Trickery : GUILE
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Roman ___ : CURIA
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Newspaper edition : EXTRA
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Bird known for straight flying : CROW
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Letter-signing servant: Abbr. : OBDT
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Possibilities : IFS
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Pass out : DOLE
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Timetable, for short : SKED
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Being, in abstract : ENS
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Add up : TOT
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Arthurian knight : KAY
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Father of Abner : NER

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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