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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1962

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,601
Across
1
Spanish council. : JUNTA
6
Snatches. : GRABS
11
Range of view. : SCOPE
16
Branches of a road. : FORKS
21
Trade group. : UNION
22
Hindu queen. : RANEE
23
Long for. : COVET
24
Think. : OPINE
25
Colors. : TINTS
26
"___ in Born." : ASTAR
27
Very old. : HOARY
28
Goods cast overboard. : LAGAN
29
Summer: Fr. : ETE
30
Scene in "Snow White." : WISHINGWELL
33
Duck. : MALLARD
35
Rooms. : DENS
36
Exuding vapor. : STEAMY
37
___ Dick. : MOBY
38
Acting by turns. : ALTERN
41
Charge with gas. : AERATE
42
Evil: Poet. : BALE
43
School groups. : PTAS
47
Spanker. : SAIL
48
Eden dweller. : SERPENT
50
Starch. : SAGO
51
Artery. : AORTA
52
Measure. : CUBIT
54
Anything of value. : ASSET
55
More animated. : SPRIGHTLIER
57
Betel palm. : ARECA
58
Former Brazilian money of account. : REIS
59
Sharpen. : WHET
60
Mandarin's residence. : YAMEN
61
Devoted adherents. : PARTISANS
63
Wrath. : CHOLER
65
Lemur. : MACACO
68
Places. : LOCI
69
Scattered in abundance. : SHOWERED
71
Polish river. : NAREW
72
Medley. : OLIO
76
Ye Olde Gifte ___. : SHOPPE
78
Disguised. : MASKED
80
Newcastle's river. : TYNE
81
Law court. : BENCH
83
Of two continents. : EURASIAN
85
Particular. : ITEM
87
Bayou boat. : BATEAU
89
Basker's objective. : SUNTAN
90
Dishonest doings. : KNAVERIES
95
Floats. : RAFTS
97
Ich ___ (I serve). : DIEN
98
Persian poet. : SADI
99
Dance. : TANGO
100
Alp dweller. : MOUNTAINEER
103
Oar. : SCULL
104
Sinuses. : ANTRA
105
Orbit point. : ARSIS
106
Member of G. S. A. : GIRL
107
Most cherished. : DEAREST
109
Watch over. : KEEP
110
Second of a series. : BETA
111
By itself. : ONLY
112
Hot. : TORRID
113
Turns outward. : EVERTS
115
Dashboard appurtenance. : DIAL
116
Profession. : CAREER
117
Bubble. : BEAD
118
Popular ballad, 1843. : BENBOLT
122
Window accessories. : VALANCERODS
124
On the way. : OFF
127
Encore. : AGAIN
128
City near Venice. : UDINE
130
A felony. : ARSON
131
Spring time. : APRIL
133
Quartz. : FLINT
134
Up. : RISEN
135
Sheer linen. : TOILE
136
English novelist. : READE
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Librarian's concern. : FILES
138
Put in vigorous action. : EXERT
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Having bristles. : AWNED
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Pointer. : INDEX
Down
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Useful fiber. : JUTE
2
Individual. : UNIT
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The Muses. : NINE
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Nana's charge. : TOT
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Yes or no. : ANSWER
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Fescue. : GRASS
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Devil-may-care. : RASH
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M. D.'s concern. : ANTISEPSIS
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Catalpas. : BEANTREES
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York, for one. : SERGEANT
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Project. : SCHEME
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Unskilled laborer: Var. : COOLY
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Racetrack. : OVAL
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___ diem. : PER
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Word derivation. : ETYMOLOGY
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Unprofitable undertaking. : FOLLY
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Form of silica. : OPAL
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Burr in wood. : KNAR
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Force to go. : SEND
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Auberges. : INNS
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Scottish inventor. : WATT
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A Lincoln. : ABE
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Offense, in law. : DELICT
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Christmas figures. : MAGI
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Rialto group. : ASCAP
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Vera Caspary heroine. : LAURA
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River into the Tyrrhenian. : TIBER
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Of a certain poison. : ARSENIOUS
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Trades. : BARTERS
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Ferret's cousin. : POLECAT
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Threefold. : TRINARY
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Consumed. : ATE
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Italian island: Abbr. : SAR
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Painful symptom. : EARACHE
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Dwelling in a cave. : SPELEAN
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Soul: Hindu. : ATMAN
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Scut. : TAIL
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Barnum, for one. : SHOWMAN
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Son of Noah. : HAM
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Kern song. : WHO
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Sea signal. : SOS
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Presidential first name. : CHESTER
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Lit again. : REKINDLED
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Time: Abbr. : CEN
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Be obliged to. : OWE
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Cocker. : SPANIEL
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Minutiae. : DETAILS
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Musical abbreviation. : OBB
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Pasture. : LEA
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Legal phrase. : INTRUST
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Lands of the Pacific. : OCEANIA
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Excessive modesty. : PRUDERY
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English county: Abbr. : DEV
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Handles. : HAFTS
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Gaelic name. : IAN
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After: Prefix. : META
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Product used in varnish. : KAURIRESIN
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Classed. : RANKED
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___ alios. : INTER
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Plume. : EGRET
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Lathers. : SOAPS
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John Hancock. : SIGNATURE
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Farmer's aide. : SCARECROW
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Fairy queen. : MAB
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Unclose: Poet. : ORE
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Refuse, old style. : NILL
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Orchestral work. : SERENATA
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Tennyson poem. : DORA
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Poised a golf ball. : TEED
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Painting. : OIL
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Ancient unit of money. : TALENT
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Artist-writer of 16th cen. : VASARI
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Prohibitions. : DONTS
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Rattan worker. : CANER
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Like some sardines. : BONED
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Golf term. : BAFF
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He: It. : EGLI
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Claw. : NAIL
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Tendril. : BINE
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Holding device. : VISE
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39 Down, for one. : ROLE
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Toward the mouth. : ORAD
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Bona ___. : FIDE
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Bend. : FLEX
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Fort ___. : DIX
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Fold. : PEN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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