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THE SPICE OF LIFE

New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 1965

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,733
Across
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Picture. : SCENE
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Youth group. : BSA
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Petrarch's inspiration. : LAURA
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Flavoring substance. : ALMONDOIL
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Superfluous ornament, in architecture. : GINGERBREAD
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Type of salad. : MACEDOINE
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Enjoying prosperity. : INTHECLOVER
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Geese: Fr. : OIES
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Traveler's concern. : STOPOVERS
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Discourse. : HOMILY
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Live. : ARE
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Object of interest and curiosity. : LION
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Factor: Biol. : GENE
31
Little chief hare of the Rockies. : PIKA
32
Denoting the center part. : MID
33
Bonneville and Fontana. : DAMS
34
Noseband for training horses. : CAVESSON
38
Place for footprints, poetically speaking. : SANDSOFTIME
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Surfeits. : SATES
44
Imitator. : APE
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
46
Troubles. : AILS
47
Ghosts: Dial. : HANTS
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Became ripe. : AGED
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Stone: Prefix. : LITE
50
Sky: Fr. : CIEL
51
Flock. : COVEY
52
Expert at some activity: Colloq. : FIEND
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Military monogram. : USM
54
Seek approval by flattery. : CURRYFAVOR
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___ bell. : RINGSA
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Place for fishermen. : EELERY
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Railroad car. : DINER
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Middle. : CENTRE
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Good ___. : ASGOLD
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Follower of 2d century Gnostic. : BASILIDIAN
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Levant's first name: Abbr. : OSC
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Large: Prefix. : MEGAL
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Dissolves. : MELTS
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Refuse, old style. : NILL
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Double. : DUAL
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Complain: Slang. : BEEF
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Chummy. : PALLY
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Indian of Sonora. : SERI
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Ike's alma mater. : USMA
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Chief: Abbr. : LDR
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Soon. : EARLY
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Subject of well-known parable. : MUSTARDSEED
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Basic underlying entity. : ESSENTIA
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Automobile parts: Abbr. : CYLS
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Sup. : EAT
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Patriot of N. C. : ASHE
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Labor. : TASK
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Reach. : SPAN
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Kinsman. : SIB
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Card game for two. : ECARTE
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Seizers. : ARRESTORS
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Pertaining to dancing. : SALTATORIAL
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Characteristic of 17th century furniture. : ONIONFOOT
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Boiling process of a special kind. : SUGARINGOFF
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Ishpingo trees. : CINNAMONS
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Droop. : SAG
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Breakage: Fr. : CASSE
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Zingaro. : GYPSY
Down
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Where Savali is. : SAMOA
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___ de lune. : CLAIR
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Conductor of a program. : EMCEE
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Certain votes. : NOES
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Purpose. : END
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Verdi's librettist. : BOITO
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Greek of wooden horse tale. : SINON
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French name for Syrian city. : ALEP
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Household furnishings. : LINENS
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Cave: Archaic. : ANTRE
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Exclamations. : UGHS
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Indian of the Dakotas. : REE
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Chronicles. : ARCHIVES
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Bouquets. : AROMAS
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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Chinese weight. : TAEL
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Square dance call. : DOSIDO
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"Oh, ___ a home . . . " : GIVEME
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Guys, in Britain. : BLOKES
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Relative of "brut." : DRY
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Characters in early Irish alphabet. : OGAMS
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French flower. : LIS
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Thin, round piece. : PATTY
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Fem. title. : MDME
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Loiter. : DILLYDALLY
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Worker on chairs. : CANER
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Large bird of the West. : SAGEGROUSE
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Key of a sort. : OPENSESAME
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Opera heroine. : NEDDA
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Native of the Philippines. : SULU
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Cordial flavorings. : ANISESEEDS
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Natives of a New England state. : NUTMEGGERS
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Peaseblossom, for one. : FAIRY
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Row. : TIER
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Quality of being appetizing. : SAVORINESS
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Shed. : HOVEL
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Common solecism. : AINT
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Congeal. : CURD
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___ Major. : CANIS
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One of the Suomi. : FINN
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Small compartment. : CELL
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Pugilistic: Colloq. : FISTY
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Existent. : REAL
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Lounge. : LOAF
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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Easy gait. : AMBLE
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Ben ___. : BELLA
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Earth. : DIRT
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Arrayed. : CLAD
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One of Hugo's names. : MARIE
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Do housework. : DUST
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Exciting emotion. : PATHETIC
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Becomes morose. : SULKS
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Stud. : ENSTAR
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Pronoun. : MYSELF
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Good sense. : REASON
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Sir, old style. : DAN
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Animal's identification mark. : EARTAG
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Glass water bottle. : CARAFE
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Singing groups. : TRIOS
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Utilizing sound waves. : SONIC
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Impress. : PRINT
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Search pryingly. : SNOOP
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Images. : ICONS
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___ Ross. : BETSY
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Producing an effect: Abbr. : CAUS
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Sea moss. : ALGA
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Disputations: Abbr. : ARGS
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Toucan of So. America. : TOCO
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"I am the Captain ___ soul." : OFMY
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"Three ___ match." : ONA
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Small horse. : NAG

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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