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GOING CONCERNS

New York Times, Sunday, February 23, 1964

100-Down : Nonplused: Colloq.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,320
Across
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One of the Moluccas. : CERAM
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Tallied. : AGREED
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Temporary effort. : SPASM
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Move (along) quickly: Colloq. : NIPS
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Tidbit. : OLIVE
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Islands NW of Shetlands. : FAEROE
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Commune W of Venice. : PADUA
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Step ___. : ONIT
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Fortification. : REDAN
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Symbol of victory. : FLYINGCOLORS
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Part of ETO. : STLO
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See 10 Down. : AGE
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Pacific islands. : AROES
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Styptics. : ALUMS
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Limit of one's resources. : TETHER
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Israeli pound. : LIRA
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Does housework. : MOPS
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Pleases. : SUITS
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Glass: Fr. : VERRE
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Loaves of German bread. : STOLLENS
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Soprano of the Gay Nineties. : CALVE
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Gulfweed. : SARGASSO
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Full of: Suffix. : ULENT
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Attacked. : SAILEDINTO
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Succeeded. : WON
49
Goblins. : BOGIES
51
Lustrous fabric. : PANNE
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Menu item. : BEEF
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Thorny tree. : LIME
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Legendary British king. : UTHER
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Fish. : GRUNT
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Free's partner. : CLEAR
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Occasions. : TIMES
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___ America. : MISS
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Composed. : WROTE
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Musical interval. : THIRD
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See 59 Across. : SHE
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Exclamation. : POH
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Position of authority. : DRIVERSSEAT
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Church part. : CHANCEL
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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Italian river. : RENO
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Rhine tributary. : AAR
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Eschew. : SHUN
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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Diving duck. : REDHEAD
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Candidate. : RUNNINGMATE
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Abbreviation in physics. : CGS
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Shade of brown. : OAK
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Midrib: Bot. : COSTA
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Go it ___. : ALONE
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Revue item. : SKIT
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Acted. : MIMED
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Fruit. : PRUNE
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Wheat. : SPELT
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Pennsylvania-born pioneer. : BOONE
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Shakespearean role. : IRAS
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Play: Abbr. : TRAG
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Lace. : FILET
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Played a game. : GOLFED
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Insect. : DOR
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What scalpers do. : HIKEPRICES
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Parade item. : FLOAT
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Managing. : INCHARGE
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Dear ones. : LOVES
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Boxing term. : CLINCHES
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Trusts. : HOPES
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Famous nine. : MUSES
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Possible train time. : NOON
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Slithery. : EELY
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Western Indian. : DAKOTA
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Lead bars in windows. : CAMES
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Not ___. : SOHOT
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Small mass. : WAD
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Useful bit of Latin. : IBID
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Vessel. : TRAMPSTEAMER
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Hastily: Poet. : AMAIN
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Child: Sp. : NINO
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Silas Marner's foundling. : EPPIE
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Gazing. : ASTARE
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English novelist. : MILNE
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"And four ___." : TOGO
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Eminent. : NOTED
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Made a foray. : RAIDED
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Slow: Colloq. : POKEY
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Pieces of jewelry. : CORALS
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Judicial writ. : ELEGIT
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___ over (trample). : RIDEROUGHSHOD
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Burmese city. : AVA
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Brothers. : MEN
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Insult. : AFFRONT
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Lively dances. : GALOPS
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Philip and Alfonso. : REYES
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Long period. : EON
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Soldier-statesman. : DEGAULLE
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Spoke volubly: Colloq. : SPOUTED
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Tropical trees. : PALMS
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Pothers. : ADOS
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Over: Prefix. : SUR
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___ Arts. : MASTEROF
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Our: Lat. : NOSTRA
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Actively involved. : INTHESWIM
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Load. : PILE
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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Famous name in India. : CLIVE
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Words of assent. : AMENS
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Work: Prefix. : ERG
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United nations. : ALLIES
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Mark, for one. : SAINT
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Father: Ger. : VATER
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Villainous expression. : LEER
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Food processor. : CANNER
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P.G.A. luminary. : SNEAD
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About. : SOME
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Bills. : ONES
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Recipe direction. : SAUTE
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French composer. : IBERT
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Unusually large: Colloq. : BUMPER
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Useless. : OTIOSE
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Utah city. : PROVO
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Legal term. : LIEN
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Monotonous routine. : GRIND
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Colette novel. : CHERI
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___ Fail. : LIA
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Laird. : THANE
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Inflict. : WREAK
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African lake. : TSANA
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Author Nevil. : SHUTE
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Apprehension. : DREAD
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A votre ___. : SANTE
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Musical piece. : CHANT
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Bigwig. : COCKOFTHEWALK
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Fire ___. : ENGINE
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Endured. : LASTED
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Salmon. : SMOLT
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Farm implements. : HOES
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Michigan river. : ROUGE
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Partner of U.S.A. : USN
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Sorrento's neighbor. : NAPLES
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Unaccompanied songs. : GLEES
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Short-billed rail. : CRAKE
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Comfort. : SOLACE
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Where Côte d'Azur is. : MIDI
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Ferrite. : IRON
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Bandmaster. : MARCHKING
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Fuss-budgets. : PRIGS
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Certain throws, in dice. : SICES
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Favor. : BOON
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Be minatory. : THREATEN
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___ general. : FIVESTAR
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Flash. : GLINT
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___ for (supported). : PLUMPED
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Ramblers. : ROSES
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Nonplused: Colloq. : FLOORED
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Jinx. : HOODOO
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Relevant. : APT
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Become united. : COHERE
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Tennyson character. : ELAINE
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Port down under. : SYDNEY
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White House name. : MAMIE
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Traveler of a sort. : NOMAD
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Force. : DINT
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Lifeless: Prefix. : ABIO
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Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
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Egyptian goddess. : SATI
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Mail service: Abbr. : RPO
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Former govt. agency. : ESA
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Watt's relative: Abbr. : AMP
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Mine: It. : MIO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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