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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1961

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,272
Across
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Child's card game. : GRAB
5
Roundup necessity. : LASSO
10
Center of Lamaism. : LHASA
15
Home of a sort. : IGLU
19
Lloyds' rating. : AONE
20
Biblical region of gold. : OPHIR
21
Roof edges. : EAVES
22
Move in a winding course. : COIL
23
Directional sign. : FINGERPOST
25
Metamorphose. : TRANSSHAPE
27
Army post fixture. : FLAGPOLE
28
Capital of Bermuda. : HAMILTON
30
Smoked salmon. : LOX
31
River into the Garonne. : BAISE
32
Vestments. : COPES
33
Wander. : ROAM
35
Maturing additives. : AGERS
37
Eastern judge. : CADI
38
Calling of Arthur Schlesinger Jr. : HISTORIAN
43
___ Beach. : PALM
44
Playing field. : DIAMOND
47
Apportion. : DISPENSE
48
Dance. : HULA
49
Attach. : ANNEX
50
Fabulous bird said to have no feet. : APOD
52
Javanese carriage: Var. : SADOO
53
Said of some twins. : IDENTICAL
55
Looked on with favor. : SMILED
57
Reconcile to the loss (of anything). : WEAN
58
Fuchsine. : DYE
59
Toward the mouth. : ORAD
60
Cathedral official. : DEAN
61
Goes ashore. : DEBARKS
63
Hawaiian dish. : POI
64
Body of water near Red Sand Desert. : ARALSEA
67
Short poem. : LAY
68
River of Harvard boat races. : CHARLES
72
Biblical grant. : ANAK
73
Betelgeuse. : STAR
75
Evian, for one. : SPA
78
Solitary. : LONE
79
Trustworthy. : STANCH
81
Space writer, in journalism. : STRINGMAN
83
Fish. : ANGLE
85
Department of France. : OISE
86
Former dictator. : PERON
87
Forfeit. : LOSE
88
Sun parlor. : SOLARIUM
90
Marked with threadlike lines. : STRIATE
92
Greek letter. : IOTA
93
Shielded. : PROTECTED
95
Optimistic. : ROSY
96
Flower like a tidytips. : ASTER
97
Stage designer Raoul Henri ___ duBois. : PENE
98
Typewriter type. : ELITE
100
Subdue totally. : CRUSH
102
German exclamation. : ACH
104
Distant view, in painting. : OFFSCAPE
107
Thorny plant. : WAITABIT
110
Carpenter. : WOODWORKER
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In adage, it's shut too late. : STABLEDOOR
114
Timber wolf. : LOBO
115
Cut of beef. : ROUND
116
Ribbed fabric. : TWILL
117
White-tailed eagle. : ERNE
118
Type of train: Abbr. : SPEC
119
English poet. : KEATS
120
Flatfishes. : SOLES
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Hide and ___. : SEEK
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Fishing accessory. : GAFF
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Disturb. : ROIL
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Poem by Edgar Allan Poe. : ANNABELLEE
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Character in a counting-out rhyme. : BEGGARMAN
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Monk parrots. : LOROS
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Delicious, for one. : APPLE
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Pump. : SHOE
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Little girl: Colloq. : SIS
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Canonical. : ORTHODOX
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"___ call you sweetheart . . . " : LETME
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Foolish. : HARISH
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Caused to go. : SENT
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Defense man in hockey. : GOALMINDER
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Early Chinese poet. : LIPO
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Spiny shrub. : ULEX
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Finials. : EPIS
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Nosy ones. : SNOOPS
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Desert journeyer. : CAMEL
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Space for cellar ventilation. : AREAWAY
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Plant pest. : APHID
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Overcolorful. : GAUDY
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Western nation. : CANADA
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Baal. : IDOL
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Agreed (with). : SIDED
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Soppy. : ASOAK
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Lights of Broadway. : NEONS
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Certain food stores. : DAIRIES
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Early ruler of Peru. : INCA
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Reversible figured fabric. : DAMASK
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Wood. : PINE
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See 89 Down. : TOOL
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Psalmist's word. : SELAH
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Light, woolen dress fabric. : DELAINE
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Rigadoons. : DANCES
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Place for a husking bee. : BARN
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Churchman. : PRELATE
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Also ___. : RANS
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Off the track. : ASTRAY
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Fastening. : CLASP
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Probity. : HONOR
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One averse to things English. : ANGLOPHOBE
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Powerful. : STOUT
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Compete in the Kentucky Futurity. : TROT
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Kind of firearm. : SMOOTHBORE
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Dough for pie crust. : PASTE
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Keep ___ to the ground. : ANEAR
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Bien ___. : AIME
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Take possession of: Law. : SEISE
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Ballet steps. : GLISSADES
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Heretofore. : ERENOW
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Formal objections. : PROTESTS
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Serrated chisel for chopping. : ICEFORK
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Excursion. : TRIP
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Proper. : DECENT
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Paper mulberry of N. Z. : AUTE
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Enriches. : LARDS
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Wire rope. : CABLE
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Rivulets. : RILLS
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Boring tools. : AWLS
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Enclosure. : COOP
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Gull-like bird. : SKUA
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Lament. : WAIL
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Glaucus' beloved. : IONE
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Journey. : TREK
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : DOC
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Deuce. : TWO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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