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P'S AND Q'S DEPARTMENT

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1962

Author:
Mary Grow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Mary Grow has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,636
Across
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City on the Ganges. : PATNA
6
A kind of bread. : SPOON
11
One of Nimrod's cities. : ACCAD
16
Reflector. : MIRROR
17
N. Z. pine. : KAURI
18
Sugar paste. : NOUGAT
20
Glass-like substance with low viscosity. : LIQUIDCRYSTAL
22
Foster father of Bacchus. : SILENUS
24
Bird. : EMU
25
Obligated. : BEHOLDEN
26
Slope. : CANT
27
Argentine Indian. : IPA
28
Ham's father. : NOAH
30
More risque. : SEXIER
31
Siamese. : CATS
32
Noble. : PEER
33
Non est. : ISNOT
35
Sound track adjustment, for short. : SYNC
36
Trick. : JAPE
37
De ___, Spanish composer. : FALLA
38
Mineral in salt lakes. : NATRON
40
Food fish. : SEABASS
42
Self. : PERSON
43
Snow traveler. : SLED
45
Urban evils. : SLUMS
46
In faro, the turned-up card. : SODA
47
He (or she) painted it: Lat. Abbr. : PXT
50
On the deep. : ASEA
52
Both: Prefix. : AMBI
53
Dürer specialty. : WOODCUT
57
Element. : LEAD
59
River of 82 Across. : TIGRIS
61
18th century dance. : QUADRILLE
63
Monastery head. : ABBOT
65
Journalist Jacob. : RIIS
66
Of this or that kind. : SUCH
67
Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
68
Kind of labor contract, now illegal. : YELLOWDOG
70
Facial feature. : EYELID
72
Ancestors of 24 Across. : MOAS
73
Symbol of sovereignty. : SCEPTER
74
Tiller. : HELM
76
Beneath decks. : ALOW
78
Born. : NEE
79
Relative of the cod. : HAKE
80
Where Ybor City is. : TAMPA
82
Moslem land. : IRAQ
84
Milky Way constellation. : AQUILA
87
Vestment. : CASSOCK
89
Preens. : PLUMES
93
East Indian fiber plants. : SUNNS
94
Prize-awarding group. : JURY
95
Native ___. : SONS
97
Australian tree-dweller. : KOALA
98
Vanes of feathers. : WEBS
99
Hair-do, for short. : PERM
100
Procurator of Judea. : PILATE
102
Allowance for spoilage. : TRET
103
Containing nitrogen. : AZO
104
British general, hero of Malta. : GORT
105
Theatre notice. : PLAYBILL
107
College league. : IVY
108
Distasteful. : NOXIOUS
110
Supply officer. : QUARTERMASTER
112
No one: Lat. : NEMINE
113
Instant. : TRICE
114
Native of Po Valley city. : PAVIAN
115
First-rate. : DANDY
116
Court procedures. : OATHS
117
Knitting obstacle. : SNARL
Down
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Flavorsome. : PIQUANT
2
Arafura Sea island group. : ARU
3
Type of river: Abbr. : TRIB
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Stem joints, in botany. : NODES
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Monuments. : ARCHES
6
Urban sights. : SKYLINES
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Dover Strait. : PASDECALAIS
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___ space. : OUTER
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Algerian bay. : ORAN
10
Nothing. : NIL
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Having a handle. : ANSATE
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Mints. : COINS
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Group of followers. : CULT
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One of the seven. : AGE
15
Wilson's Navy Secretary. : DANIELS
16
Cannes festival flower. : MIMOSA
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Gum tree. : TUPELO
20
Red Square name. : LENIN
21
Former landmark in N. Y. C. : ROXYS
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A plastic. : SARAN
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Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
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___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
31
Native chief in Haiti: Var. : CASSIQUE
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Model. : PARADIGM
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Weight unit of India. : TOLA
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Doorpost. : JAMB
37
Sardou play. : FEDORA
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___-ce pas? : NEST
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The dear old Dodgers. : BUMS
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36 lbs. plus in Russia. : POOD
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She of the Sorrows. : DEIRDRE
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Bantu language. : SWAHILI
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"Rhinoceros" and others. : PLAYS
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Corsair's ship. : XEBEC
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Mountain in California. : TABLE
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
54
Athenian statesman. : CLEON
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Bones. : ULNAE
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Beg. : TEASE
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Intelligent sea mammals. : DOLPHINS
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An invaluable assistant. : RIGHTARM
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Rose Bowl team. : UCLA
64
Sums. : TOTALS
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Toastmaster. : SYMPOSIARCH
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N. Z. bird. : WEKA
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Trees. : ELMS
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Village. : DORP
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Smooth. : EASY
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Ambulatory. : WALK
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Altar boys. : ACOLYTES
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Saying: Abbr. : QUOT
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Nile dam. : ASWAN
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Philippine President. : QUEZON
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Designating a certain package. : UNBOXED
87
Short. : CURT
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Boy: Ger. : KNABE
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Of a husband. : MARITAL
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Cricket team. : ELEVEN
92
22 Across, for one. : SATYR
94
Channel island. : JERSEY
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Family. : STIRPS
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Monetary unit. : POUND
100
Braid. : PLAIT
101
Famous violinist. : ELMAN
104
Enter. : GOIN
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Hot rock. : LAVA
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Miss Dodo. : IMA
110
Book: Abbr. : QTO
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Knight. : SIR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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