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BOUQUET

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1962

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,685
Across
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Pole: Naut. : SPRIT
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Uncommon. : SPECIAL
13
Sailing race. : REGATTA
20
City on the Po: It. : TORINO
21
Military group. : CAVALRY
22
Belonging to someone else. : ANOTHERS
24
Rumer Godden novel. : BLACKNARCISSUS
26
Bearing. : PRESENCE
27
Break fast. : EAT
28
Mens sana in corpore ___. : SANO
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Born. : NEE
30
Military mail stations: Abbr. : APOS
31
Road: Ger. : BAHN
32
Maple genus. : ACER
34
Amy Lowell poem. : LILACS
36
Mannequin. : MODEL
38
Curved. : ARCED
39
Excellence. : MERIT
41
French girl: Abbr. : MLLE
42
Monet theme. : WATERLILIES
44
Behold!: Fr. : VOILA
46
Threefold. : TRIPLE
48
Wynken's friend. : NOD
49
Greek letter. : PSI
51
Willingly, in phrases. : LIEF
53
Heroine of "The Great Gatsby." : DAISYBUCHANAN
60
Coral reefs. : ATOLLS
62
Relay. : RACE
65
Cereal. : OAT
66
Cottonwood. : ALAMO
67
Dining hall: Sp. : SALA
68
Dumas novel. : THEBLACKTULIP
74
Dam. : WEIR
75
Fountain in Rome. : TREVI
77
Another: Sp. : OTRO
78
___ polloi. : HOI
79
Den. : LAIR
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Cares for. : ATTENDS
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Farmer's land. : ACREAGE
86
Puts in. : INSERTS
90
Adroit. : NEAT
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Ben ___. : HUR
92
Mountains in Germany. : HARZ
94
New Zealand aborigine. : MAORI
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"Come into the garden ___ . . . " : MAUD
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Joshua Logan play. : WISTERIATREES
103
Peter, for one. : TSAR
104
Star: Gr. : ASTER
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Falsity. : LIE
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Plot. : SCHEME
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T. Williams play. : THEROSETATTOO
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Word: Prefix. : LOGO
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Likely. : APT
118
Cry of surprise: Var. : HOA
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Wasn't. : WASNOT
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Traffic maneuver. : UTURN
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Author of "An Unofficial Rose." : IRISMURDOCH
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Raincoats: Colloq. : MACS
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Short and fat. : PODGY
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Used a prie-dieu. : KNELT
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Smallest amount. : LEAST
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Scold. : BERATE
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Soup vegetable. : OCRA
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Make void. : NULL
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Noun suffixes. : ISTS
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Book size: Abbr. : FOL
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Poppaea's spouse. : NERO
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Operated. : RAN
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Congreve character. : ARAMINTA
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Hammerstein musical. : FLOWERDRUMSONG
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One who answers. : RETORTER
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Musical program. : RECITAL
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Shrimplike crustaceans. : PRAWNS
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IOU signers. : DEBTORS
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Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
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Metallic. : TINNY
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Consolation. : SOLACE
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Isherwood novel. : PRATERVIOLET
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Realm: Suffix. : RIC
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Blackens. : INKS
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Of sound. : TONAL
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Curved ornament. : SCROLL
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Moccasin. : PAC
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One who demonstrates. : EVINCER
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Instances. : CASES
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Diminutive of Elizabeth. : ILSE
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Indeed: Anglo-Ir. : ARU
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River in Belgium. : LYS
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Door knocker. : RAPPER
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Put on a list. : ENROLL
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Departs. : GOES
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Army transport group. : ATS
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Undset novel. : THEBRIDALWREATH
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Bridge card combination. : TENACE
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Curved structures. : ARCHES
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Metal bar. : TBEAM
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Souls: Lat. : ANIMAE
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Hoosier writer. : ADE
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___ Grande. : RIO
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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African land. : MALI
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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Island greeting. : ALOHA
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Cultivate. : TILL
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1935 govt. agency. : WPA
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Abbr. on firm names. : INC
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Roll. : LIST
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Concept. : IDEA
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Dough: It. : PASTA
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Begin. : START
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Annoy. : FRET
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Pronoun. : YOU
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Dance: Fr. : BAL
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Make serviceable. : UTILIZE
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Scotsman's "no." : NAE
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Alec Guinness film. : LAVENDERHILLMOB
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Mountain pass: Sp. : ABRA
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Hat. : CLOCHE
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Unfriendly. : HOSTILE
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Sweetheart: Fr. : CHERI
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Hawaiian tree. : KOA
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Dancer's garment. : TIGHTS
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Greek god. : PAN
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Bird. : DAW
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Capek play. : RUR
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Auricles. : EARS
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Sean O'Casey book. : ROSEANDCROWN
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Trudge. : TRAMP
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River into the Danube. : SIRET
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Dance. : REEL
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Doily. : MAT
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Tree. : ASH
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Shoshonean. : UTE
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Pose for a portrait. : SIT
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Kind of rose. : TEA
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Long, long time. : AEON
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Army man: Abbr. : SSGT
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Perch. : ROOST
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Unexpected stratagem. : COUP
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Uncle ___. : SAM
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Pairs. : TWOS
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Savoir-faire. : TACT
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___-kosh. : OSH
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Dispossession: Law. : OUSTER
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Egg dishes. : OMELETS
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Bluejacket. : TAR
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Marsupial, for short. : ROO
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Used to. : INURED
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Tell. : RELATE
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Part of Ireland. : ULSTER
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Resurfaces a road. : RETARS
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The: Ger. : DAS
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Taper. : CANDLE
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Kind of knot. : GRANNY
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Honks of wild geese. : YANGS
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Burr in wood. : KNAR
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Kind of knife. : BOWIE
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Burst out. : ERUPT
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Preposition. : INTO
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Centers of activity. : FOCI
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A king of Israel. : OMRI
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N. Y. subway system: Abbr. : IRT
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Kind of train. : FRT
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Irish sea god. : LER
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Rodent. : RAT
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___ Remo. : SAN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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