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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, February 28, 1960

102-Across : Unrefined.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,880
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Develops satisfactorily (with "up"). : SHAPES
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Himalayan native. : SHERPA
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Friable. : CRISP
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On ___ (on dangeous ground). : THINICE
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___-al-Rashid. : HAROUN
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Shoshonean Indians. : UINTAS
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In existence. : EXTANT
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Fancy. : IDEA
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Marabou. : STORK
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Boats for duck hunting. : SKAGS
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___ account (not at all). : ONNO
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Vehement. : HOT
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Board member: Abbr. : DIR
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Promissory notes. : IOUS
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Greek mountain. : PELION
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Shore bird. : RAIL
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Opposite of stern. : STEM
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Gun dog. : SETTER
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Religious service. : SEDER
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Helps. : SUCCORS
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Famous flier. : ODOM
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Jewish month. : SIVAN
52
City on the Moselle. : TRIER
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Pass by. : BLOWOVER
57
River into the Baltic. : NEMAN
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Group, such as the Muses. : ENNEAD
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Burning glass. : LENS
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10th century navigator. : ERIC
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Cleaves. : RIVES
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End. : CEASE
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Out, in S. Africa. : UIT
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Sometime diplomatic activity. : SIGHTSEEING
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Callao coin. : SOL
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Coronet. : TIARA
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City of Hungary. : EGER
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Not at all. : NONE
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Epithet for 63 Across. : THERED
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Squirrels' nests. : DRAYS
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Legal trials. : HEARINGS
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Phase, as of a topic. : FACET
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Flows, as a sea. : TIDES
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French town, scene of 1942 trial. : RIOM
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Turkish coin. : PIASTER
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Roman emperor, 79-81 A. D. : TITUS
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Morsel. : NIBBLE
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Victory. : PALM
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Unrefined. : EARTHY
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Asian land. : IRAN
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Road map abbreviation. : RTE
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Siliceous rock: Geol. : SIAL
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"Après ___ le déluge." : MOI
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Building plot in S. Africa. : ERF
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Mansard. : ROOF
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Eating: Comb. form : PHAGE
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Large groups of buildings. : PILES
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"The Forsyte ___." : SAGA
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By way of summing up. : INFINE
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Following from this. : BYTHESAMETOKEN
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Caught fish. : SEINED
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City in Pakistan. : LAHORE
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Believer in B. C. doctrine. : ATOMIST
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Stalk. : STIPE
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Puts up. : ERECTS
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Sheetings. : LINENS
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Menu item. : SHADROE
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Take a job: Colloq. : HIREOUT
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A lick ___ promise. : ANDA
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Flagpole on the green. : PIN
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Old French coins. : ECUS
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___ world on fire. : SETTHE
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No basketball players, they. : SHORTIES
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Saddlehorse. : HACK
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Do wrong. : ERR
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Barbecue. : ROAST
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Gather into small folds. : PUCKER
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Asian capital. : ANKARA
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Prompter's assists. : CUES
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___-dollar, former German coin. : RIX
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Look ___. : INTO
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Be logically evident. : STANDTOREASON
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Wicker basket. : PANNIER
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"___ the forest primeval ... " : THISIS
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Moves violently. : STORMS
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Means to an end. : TOOLS
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Ground grain. : GRIST
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Packs away. : STOWS
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Turns out to be. : PROVES
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One of the Aesir. : ODIN
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Indomitable. : NEVERSAYDIE
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Artificial bait. : LURE
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Panorama. : SCENE
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Former name of Tokyo. : EDO
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China grass. : RAMIE
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
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Part of O. M. : MERIT
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"For I am the ruler of the Queen's ___!" : NAVEE
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Flowering plant. : BLUET
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Seaport of Scotland. : LEITH
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To all appearances. : ONTHEFACEOFIT
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Strict. : RIGID
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Relative of a snort. : NEIGH
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"Without ___," Youmans tune. : ASONG
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Crosses out. : DELES
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Board room pin-up. : CHART
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Gibe. : SNEER
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Characteristic : TRAIT
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Describing certain wood. : GRAINY
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Churchman: Abbr. : RECT
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Auras of splendor. : NIMBI
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Intense. : DEEP
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___ trap. : SETA
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"Vive le ___!" : ROI
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Refuse. : TRASH
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Conjectures. : SURMISES
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___ Island, Marine base. : PARRIS
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Recites in singsong manner. : INTONES
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Roman garment. : STOLA
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Train a tyro. : BREAKIN
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Liberal gift. : LARGESS
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___ terrible. : ENFANT
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Responsible. : LIABLE
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Dancer of the czardas. : MAGYAR
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Of winter. : HIEMAL
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Forgetfulness. : LETHE
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Over: Fr. : FINI
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Foot: Comb. form. : PEDE
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Saucy. : PERT
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Son of Ramses I. : SETI
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Approximately. : SOME
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Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP
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Ad ___. : HOC
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Weight. : TON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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