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POTLUCK

New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 1961

11-Down : Chemical salts.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 717 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Sidney Lambert has 114 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,279
Across
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Ambassador to France. : GAVIN
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___ cantorum. : SCHOLA
12
Heavy rainfall. : DELUGE
18
Journalist Nellie. : BLY
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Of birds. : AVINE
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Beethoven's ___ symphony. : CHORAL
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Character in "The Miller's Tale." : ALISON
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Western Indian. : REE
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Natural sympathy. : MILKOFHUMANKINDNESS
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Genus of ragweed. : IVA
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Fabulous herb. : MOLY
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City in New York. : ROME
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Jeanne ___. : DARC
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Wrongdoer. : SINNER
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Musical pieces. : DUOS
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Flowers. : LILIES
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Free and easy: Fr. : DEGAGE
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Hebrew prophet: Abbr. : SAML
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Word on last page. : FINIS
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Secy of ___. : AGR
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___ degree. : NTH
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Keep under one's hat. : HUSHUP
47
Deep sounds. : BONGS
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Low spirits. : GLOOM
50
In ___ parentis. : LOCO
53
Robin ___. : ADAIR
54
Tempers. : MOODS
55
Containers. : BOTTLES
57
Gullet. : MAW
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Next to Wis. : MINN
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Give and take. : BANDY
60
___ War. : MANO
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Desk. : LECTERN
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As well as. : AND
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Willing: Archaic. : LIEF
65
Typographic line. : SERIF
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Frighten. : STARTLE
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TV subject. : NEWS
69
Taro root. : EDDO
70
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Memorable composer. : LEHAR
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Rhythmical stress. : ICTUS
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Schumann's ___ symphony. : RHENISH
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Mise en ___. : SCENE
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Star in Ursa Major. : ALCOR
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Sinew: Anat. : TENDO
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___ Canyon, Utah. : ECHO
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Construction item. : TBAR
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In ___. : CAHOOTS
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Execrates. : HATES
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Auroral. : EOAN
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Desert garb. : ABA
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Connivance. : ABETTAL
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Concerning. : OVER
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Girl's name, for short. : MANDY
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Lochinvar. : SCOT
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Shreveport's river. : RED
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Modeled into a likeness. : STATUED
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Food fish. : PORGY
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Range. : STOVE
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Island NE of Corsica. : ELBA
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Eels: Dial. : SNIGS
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Five: Comb. form. : PENTA
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Hit on the head: Slang. : BEANED
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Wane. : EBB
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Interjection of vexation. : TCH
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Old-time yard or garden. : GARTH
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Conflict. : FRAY
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Fastening devices. : STRAPS
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Like a certain beverage. : TEAISH
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Garden area. : PLOT
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Harvard's neighbor. : MIT
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Admonitory remark. : BEWARE
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Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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In line. : AROW
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Byway. : LANE
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Deception. : LIE
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Suffers from self-wrong. : STEWSINONESOWNJUICE
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Verb suffix. : IZE
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Dearth. : FAMINE
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Hewer. : AXMAN
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Cote. : PEN
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French nobles. : COMTES
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Owned (up): Colloq. : FESSED
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Disordered. : MESSY
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Type of ray. : GAMMA
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Airplane at Orly. : AVION
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City or town: Fr. : VILLE
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Black. : INKY
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Modernist. : NEO
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Old ___ (conservatives). : SCHOOL
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Uses fish as bait. : CHUMS
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Habitat. : HOME
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Mouths: Anat. : ORA
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Debarkations. : LANDINGS
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Chemical salts. : ALKALIS
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Mazurka. : DANCE
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Days of yore. : ELD
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Lime tree. : LIN
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Practice. : USE
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English poet and critic. : GOSSE
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Flag. : ENSIGN
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Win: Colloq. : BRINGHOMETHEBACON
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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Twelvemonth. : YEAR
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Dowdy one: Colloq. : FRUMP
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Blue flag. : IRIS
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One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NATL
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Relative of a Manchu. : DAUR
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Sobriquet of 1927. : LINDY
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Best people. : SALTOFTHEEARTH
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Jesters. : DROLLS
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Front of the tibia. : SHIN
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Mental stimulus. : FOODFORTHOUGHT
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Arrived at. : GOT
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Esther's enemy. : HAMAN
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Italian commune. : UDINE
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Placed in the middle of. : SANDWICHEDBETWEEN
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Filleted. : BONED
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Large sea birds. : GONIES
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Sporting event. : MEET
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Italian girl's name. : CARLA
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Stockholder. : OWNER
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Joan and Marian. : MAIDS
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Philippine districts. : BARRIOS
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Go up. : SCALE
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Part of the Tricolour. : BLEU
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Turn and twist. : MEANDER
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Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
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Fragrant. : SCENTED
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Dart: Colloq. : SCOOT
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Paces. : TROTS
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Casts, nautically. : HEAVES
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Underhand: Colloq. : SHADY
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Rabbit. : CONY
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Have ___ (be wary). : ACARE
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Classify as. : LABEL
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Cuban dance. : CONGA
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Superior to. : ABOVE
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Appraised. : RATED
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Makes lace. : TATS
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Cuts obliquely. : SLANTS
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A ___ of Sundays. : MONTH
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Check. : STAY
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Involuntary reaction. : TIC
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Characters of novel, play, etc. : PERSONAE
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Pew. : SEAT
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Canyon mouth, in the southwest. : ABRA
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Recompensed. : PAIDOFF
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Do up ___. : BROWN
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French white wine. : BARSAC
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Increment. : GAIN
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Issued forth. : FLOWED
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Sixteen: Fr. : SEIZE
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In ___ (secretly): Ital. : PETTO
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Works on copy. : EDITS
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Disposed (to). : PRONE
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Disables. : MAIMS
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Contemporaries of the Aztecs. : INCAS
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Small: Colloq. : TEENY
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Radar reception. : BLIP
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Sign on wares for sale. : ASIS
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De ___. : LUXE
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Tree. : ELM
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___ Tyler. : WAT
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Compass point. : SSE
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Bad ___, Germany. : EMS
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Fruit treat. : JAM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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