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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1962

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,664
Across
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Explorer of 1497. : CABOT
6
Elsa's home. : BRABANT
13
Comic-strip youth. : SKIPPY
19
Broad artery. : AVENUE
21
Siren. : LORELEI
22
Turkish officers. : PASHAS
23
One in second childhood. : DOTARD
24
Language. : ITALIAN
25
Hunnish king. : ATTILA
26
Encircle. : INWIND
27
What they smoke in France. : TABAC
28
___-cake. : PATA
30
Actress Myrna. : LOY
31
Substitute. : ERSATZ
33
G. Meredith hero. : EVAN
35
Snare. : NOOSE
37
Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
39
Move from side to side. : WEAVE
43
N. Z. smelt. : INANGA
45
Stopper. : BUNG
47
Romeo. : MONTAGUE
49
Puget Sound port. : SEATTLE
53
Scorpion's Heart. : ANTARES
55
Fish snares. : TRAPNETS
57
Wily trick. : HOAX
58
Harrow, for one. : SCHOOL
59
Kerchiefs. : BANDANNAS
60
Boiler reinforcing plate. : SPUT
61
Duse. : ELEONORA
63
Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
64
Lyric. : ODE
65
Son: Fr. : FILS
67
Land in Genesis. : NOD
68
Girl: Colloq. : SIS
70
Southwest wind. : AFER
71
800-mile river in Asia. : ILI
72
Island W. of Sumatra. : NIAS
75
Aromatic plant. : CALAMINT
78
"___ Nanette." : NONO
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Fluctuate. : PENDULATE
82
Hackneyed. : OLDHAT
85
Women. : EVES
86
Girl's name. : ANGELINA
87
Town in the Bay Area. : ALAMEDA
88
Melodic variation. : DESCANT
90
One of a TV jury. : PANELIST
92
Norse giant. : YMIR
93
Baseball play. : ASSIST
95
Sediment. : DREGS
96
Passé: Abbr. : OBS
97
Isle in a song. : CAPRI
100
E. I. fabric. : TASH
102
Sage. : NESTOR
106
"___ Sunday Afternoon." : ONA
107
Those against. : NAYS
109
Maine town. : ORONO
113
Worldly. : CARNAL
116
Fruitlessly. : INVAIN
118
Family of the four Georges. : HANOVER
120
Water spirit. : UNDINE
121
The Fenians. : FIANNA
122
Hortatory. : EMOTIVE
123
Shop: Sp. : TIENDA
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Faculties. : SENSES
125
States of progress. : STRIDES
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Potter's clay. : ARGIL
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Islamic judge. : CADI
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Rugby's river. : AVON
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By implication. : BETWEENTHELINES
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Walk ___. : ONAIR
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Changes. : TURNS
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Well-known reindeer. : BLITZEN
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Roster. : ROTA
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Oasis man. : ARAB
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Name of four kings of Hungary. : BELA
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___ blue. : ALICE
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Educational group. : NEA
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Famous alley. : TINPAN
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Part of the Congo. : KATANGA
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Loving: Prefix. : PHILO
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Historic port of Spain. : PALOS
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Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
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Old Norse work. : EDDA
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Ill-fated princess. : ANASTASIA
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Deuces. : TWOS
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Where the Prater is. : VIENNA
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"False as dicers' ___." : OATHS
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Opposite of "vive." : ABAS
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___ Dimittis. : NUNC
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Rose oil. : ATTAR
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Port of the Black Sea. : VARNA
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Headland. : NESS
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Lockups of Britain. : GAOLS
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Plant of the gourd family. : MELON
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Tropical tree. : UPAS
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Matinal greeting. : TOPOFTHEMORNING
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Cum ___. : LAUDE
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Take out of earth. : EXTER
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Caviar. : ROE
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Maroon. : ENISLE
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Prognostic. : BODING
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Nobody. : NONENTITY
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Mulcted. : FINED
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"___ You." : ILOVE
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Silvery salmon. : SMOLT
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"Me ___ shadow . . . " : ANDMY
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Experts. : ADEPTS
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Islands E. of Celebes. : SULA
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Rattan worker. : CANER
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"And thereby hangs ___." : ATALE
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Longshoreman's group. : ILA
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Famed trophy. : OSCAR
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Kitchenware. : PANS
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Swedish Nightingale. : LIND
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Old salts. : TARS
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Hartebeest. : ASSE
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Foolish. : ASININE
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Refuses to notice. : IGNORES
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Waistbands. : SASHES
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Hoodlike caps. : COIFS
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Mrs. Glenn. : ANNIE
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Stately old dance. : PAVAN
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Dignity. : HONOR
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Deer's tail. : SCUT
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The taro. : TANIA
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Dish on a French menu. : ROTI
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Poet of the year one. : OVID
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Glacial snow. : NEVE
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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True: Scot. : LEAL
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City in Belgium. : ANS
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Sum: Abbr. : AMT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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