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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, February 19, 1967

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,399
Across
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"The ___ silence." : RESTIS
7
Nautical groups. : CREWS
12
Without ___ in the world. : ACARE
17
Ben Hecht hero. : ERIK
21
Play part. : ACTONE
22
Sack: Fr. : POCHE
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Harp on: Colloq. : RUBIN
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Coin. : PESO
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Controversial sight. : FLYINGSAUCER
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E. L. Masters' town. : SPOONRIVER
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Most high. : TALLEST
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O. T. book: Abbr. : GEN
31
Byzantine emperor (813–820). : LEOV
32
River in Spain. : SEGURA
33
Direct. : STEER
34
Guy. : JOE
36
Have ___ (hold a grudge). : ITINFOR
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Snowless. : GREEN
40
Stings. : SMARTS
43
State: Fr. : ETAT
44
By another way: Lat. : ALIA
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State: Abbr. : ARIZ
50
Tiny: Dial. : SMA
51
Musicians. : KETTLEDRUMMERS
57
Deep regret. : REMORSE
59
Pelf. : LUCRE
60
Alpine feature. : ARETE
61
Set afire. : LIT
62
Chicago airport. : OHARE
63
Leading. : STELLAR
65
Before. : ERE
66
Son of Benjamin. : BELA
67
Stevenson, in a way. : SAMOAN
69
Qui ___? : VALA
70
Mrs. Roosevelt. : SARA
73
Play parts. : SCENES
75
Dinner course: Sp. : ENSALADA
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Labor group. : CIO
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Priest. : LAMA
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Lead. : LEASH
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Place. : SITE
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Type of subsoil. : HARDPAN
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Pelf. : LOOT
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Warsaw and Locarno. : PACTS
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Kind of apt. : COOP
92
Member of the silver-spoon set. : DEB
93
Indian. : FLATHEAD
97
Quiescent. : ASLEEP
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Pear. : BOSC
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Mac or Mike. : GAEL
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Famous Indian athlete. : THORPE
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Zoo sound. : ROAR
105
Regret deeply. : RUE
107
Type of team. : ALLSTAR
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Resort on Lake Geneva. : EVIAN
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Year in reign of Antoninus Pius. : CLI
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Tito's money. : DINAR
114
Artist's subject. : PIETA
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Something that is. : ESSENCE
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Cowboy song. : HOMEONTHERANGE
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Outstanding. : ACE
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Negatives. : NOES
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"And ___ love her till I die." : YETI
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Le Moko. : PEPE
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Stone wall. : RIPRAP
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Naive ones. : BABES
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Ahead. : LEADING
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Mall. : ALLEE
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1751 novel. : AMELIA
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Alpine wind. : BISE
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The: Sp. : LAS
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Louisiana territory, in 1804. : ORLEANS
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Musical implement. : TUNINGFORK
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Muses. : CONTEMPLATES
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Exploited. : USED
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Turn (the page): Mus. : VOLTI
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Pluto. : HADES
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The Tiber. : TEVERE
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Military meal. : MESS
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"Bold as ___" : ALION
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Stalk. : STIPE
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Office workers. : STENOS
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Primitive craft. : RAFTS
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Brilliant success. : ECLAT
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Variety. : STYLE
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Sheer linen. : TOILE
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Almost bull's-eyes. : INNERS
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Portions: Abbr. : SEGS
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Auditor. : CPA
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___ de Lisle. : ROUGET
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Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
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"___ was a child . . . " : WHENI
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Lecture: Abbr. : SER
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Storehouse. : ARSENAL
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Favorite thing. : CUPOFTEA
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From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
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___ de Oro. : RIO
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Short witty poem. : EPIGRAM
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Show. : REVUE
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Grenoble's department. : ISERE
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Islamic book. : KORAN
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Court of ___. : STJAMES
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Social system. : REGIME
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Puppies and kittens. : LITTERS
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" . . . man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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Numerical prefix. : TETRA
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Harder to find. : RARER
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Library items: Abbr. : MSS
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Headgear. : SKULLCAPS
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Musical instruments. : LUTES
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Began. : AROSE
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Actress Ada. : REHAN
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Caliphs. : IMAMS
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Prophet of Ormazd. : ZOROASTER
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Pastry. : ECLAIR
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Fond hope. : DREAM
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Italian queen. : ELENA
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Annoys: Dial. : RILES
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Hide away. : STASH
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Make a profit, British style. : REALISE
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Mead. : LEA
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Govt. agency. : TVA
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Music master. : BEETHOVEN
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Nickname for Hawthorne. : NAT
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Hard and white. : ALABASTER
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Passed a blockade. : RAN
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Cloaks and suits. : CLOTHES
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Mo. : DEC
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Random. : ODD
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Nothing but. : ALL
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Sound of surprise. : HOO
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Peter Stuyvesant. : PEGLEG
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Grain. : OAT
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Become dry. : PARCH
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Browning's last home. : ASOLO
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Right. : CLAIM
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Voodoo's cousin. : OBEAH
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Sunshine State: Abbr. : FLA
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Slangy suffix. : ERINO
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Fast. : APACE
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Sand hills in England. : DENES
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Art form. : PRINT
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At all points. : CAPAPIE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Before. : UNTIL
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Hope chest contents. : LINEN
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Place for parties. : RECROOM
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Kill: Slang. : DOESIN
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Betake oneself (somewhere). : REPAIRTO
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Red or Dead. : SEA
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Blinkers. : EYELIDS
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Indian. : REDSKIN
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Gibbon. : APE
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Conforming. : INSTEP
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Makeshift bed. : PALLET
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Georgian seaport. : BATUM
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Keep occupied. : AMUSE
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Prague hero. : BENES
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Town SE of Naples. : EBOLI
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Revel (over). : GLOAT
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Sailor's free time. : LEAVE
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Make tardy. : LATEN
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Month: Sp. : ENERO
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Letters. : ESSES
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Actors' union. : AGVA
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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Accountings: Abbr. : RPTS
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Book size: Abbr. : FOL
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Book parts: Abbr. : CHS
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In the style of: Suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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