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IN GOOD SEASON

New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 1970

Author:
Eva Pollack Taub
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 589 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Eva Pollack Taub has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,512
Across
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California mountain : SHASTA
7
Metrical accent : ICTUS
12
Coldest : ICIEST
18
Of rock debris : ELUVIAL
19
Hangman's symbol : NOOSE
20
Hot-dog topping : MUSTARD
22
Eugene Field subject : SUGARPLUMTREE
24
Polish city : BRESLAU
25
Pats, in Scotland : TIGS
26
Property : ESTATE
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Task : CHORE
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Tout's specialty : TIP
30
Expert : ACE
31
Plant fiber : PITA
32
Garish : GAUDY
33
"___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
34
Renovate : REDO
36
Grain : RICE
37
Film award for animals : PATSY
38
Less dangerous : SAFER
39
P. I. rope fiber : ABACA
41
Freshwater fish : PERCH
42
Butler's milieu : PANTRY
43
Kind of cheese : COTTAGE
46
Profoundness : DEPTH
47
Place for a glider : PORCH
48
Earth pigments : OCHERS
49
Statistician's concern : GRAPH
50
Postponers : DELAYERS
53
Actor John : WAYNE
54
Coax : TEASE
55
Takes out : DELES
56
Comic-strip cry : EEK
57
Doctrine : ISM
58
Fancy trimmings : GINGERBREAD
60
Relative of st. : AVE
61
Perceive : SEE
62
Town in Iowa : ALBIA
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Domestic help : MAIDS
64
Scatter : STREW
66
Of an early Greek doctrine : HYLOZOIC
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Pickles : DILLS
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Frenchman's four : QUATRE
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One of an early rabbi group : AMORA
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___-panky : HANKY
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Cowboy : PUNCHER
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Hard : STEELY
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Onward : FORTH
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Car part : BRAKE
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River to the Missouri : OSAGE
78
Shallow boats : PUNTS
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Fireplace problem : SOOT
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Russian press agency : TASS
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Lacquer: Sp. : LACA
85
Folkways : MORES
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Gossip : DIRT
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Navy noncom: Abbr. : CWO
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Common verb : ARE
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Item in a London parlor : TELLY
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Classes : ORDERS
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Spoken : ORAL
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Ziegfeld musical : RIORITA
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Sherlock Holmes of film : BASILRATHBONE
98
More close-fitting : SNUGGER
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Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
100
Red colors : CERISES
101
Garden flowers : ASTERS
102
Road curves : ESSES
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African insect : TSETSE
Down
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Water channel : SLUICE
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Kept close to : HUGGED
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Gardner and others : AVAS
4
Term of respect : SIR
5
Fabric strip : TAPE
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Flavoring : ALLSPICE
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Confined person : INMATE
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Short surplice : COTTA
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Lacerated : TORE
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Employ : USE
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Male seal : SEECATCH
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Give form to: Var. : IMBODY
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Spicy dish : CURRY
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"___ what you mean" : ISEE
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Diminutive endings : ETS
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Superior people : SALTOFTHEEARTH
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Athletes' helper : TRAINER
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Be, in Spain : ESTAR
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Deception : DUPERY
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City in N. Y. : UTICA
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Quiet : HUSH
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Cloister courtyard : GARTH
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French city : NANCY
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Of a grain : OATEN
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Tatters : RAGS
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Candies : PEPPERMINTS
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Girls' names : SARAS
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Expose : BARE
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"___ porridge . . . " : PEASE
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Pushed a raft : POLED
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Bovine : COWISH
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Writer Sean : OCASEY
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Of an Old World tree : THYMELAEACEOUS
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Serb. Queen : DRAGA
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Chin. waxes : PELAS
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Suffix for photo : GENIC
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Acts : DEEDS
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Well-known horseman : REVERE
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Rod for meat : SKEWER
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Leg bone : TIBIA
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In a deadpan manner : DRILY
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Old ___ : GLORY
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Afghan town : BALKH
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Organic compound : AZOLE
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Done for, familiarly : SUNK
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Be silent: Mus. : TACET
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Greek letter : OMEGA
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Wall game : DARTS
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Four: Abbr. : QUAT
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Insect : HONEYBEE
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Extend : PROTRACT
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Sun rooms : SOLARS
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Russ. ruler : TSARINA
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Roll up : FURL
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Plant pest : BORER
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Conic lines in geometry : POLARS
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Moves in a way : SIDLES
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Spanning : ACROSS
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Foster's river : SWANEE
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Show parts : SOLES
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Taxi part : METER
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Initiative : DRIVE
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Buster Brown's dog : TIGE
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Chem. sugars : OSES
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Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
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News piece : OBIT
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Army org. : RGT
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Jolson, etc. : ALS
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Otto I's domain: Abbr. : HRE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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