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IN OTHER WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1971

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 709 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,953
Across
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Flowers of Whitman poem : LILACS
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Goldish : GILT
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Papal name : PIUS
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Indian's word with big : HEAP
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Obsession for repeating certain words : ONOMATOMANIA
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Relative of abracadabra : MUMBOJUMBO
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High-level argot : GOBBLEDYGOOK
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Baby talk spoken by adults : HYPOCORISM
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Dollar bills : ONES
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Hayworth or Gam : RITA
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Radio or TV remote : NEMO
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Tahoe or Louise : LAKE
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Moon vehicle : LEM
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Pig genus : SUS
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British blackjack : COSH
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Goriot : PERE
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Charpoys : COTS
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Plant stem : BINE
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Hector : BAIT
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Cobwebby things : GOSSAMERS
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Decrees : FIATS
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Wavy, as a leaf edge : REPAND
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Business title abbr. : BROS
45
Store event : SALE
46
Yellow ocher : SIL
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Like neon : INERT
48
Fervor : ZEAL
49
Pick out : CULL
50
Sweet wines : MALAGAS
54
"Complected," for one : BARBARISM
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African antelope : TORA
57
Bob Feller specialty : FIREBALL
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Hesitant sounds : ERS
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Predilections : BENTS
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Putting on guard : ALERTING
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Certain bones : ILIA
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Like Irish eyes of song : SMILING
65
Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
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Eccentricity : KINK
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Nonprofessionals : LAITY
68
"Do not ___, spindle or . . . " : FOLD
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Voters : BALLOTERS
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Equanimous : CALM
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Antwerp man, to French : BELGE
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Festive : GALA
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Nineties, for one : GAY
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Throb : PULSATE
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Hawaiian thrush : OMAO
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Florid language : SILLABUB
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South Pacific sight : ATOLL
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Pagoda : TAA
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Headache : MIGRAINE
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Cordon ___ : BLEU
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Mispronunciation of "r" : RHOTACISM
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Patagonian trees : ALERCES
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Addition word : PLUS
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Laundry item : SOAP
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Ruffle, as hair : TEASE
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Gourmand : HOG
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Spanish aunts : TIAS
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" . . . are ___ forgotten" : SOON
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Ophidian sounds : HISSES
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Town ___ : CRIER
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Vitamin source : WHEATGERM
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Chimney output : SOOT
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Rockfish : RENA
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Engendered : BRED
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Latin verb : ERAT
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Social science: Abbr. : ECON
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Young doe : TEG
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German cry : ACH
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Jerk's cousin : DRIP
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Western state: Abbr. : SDAK
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Toots : SHOR
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Relative of gibberish : DOUBLETALK
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"All well stop send money stop" : TELEGRAPHESE
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Chelly tree, for example : LAMBDACISM
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Speech that runs like sixty : TACHYPHRASIA
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French seasons : ETES
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New York's way : THRU
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River to North Sea : YSER
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Sitting, as a statue : SEDENT
Down
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Reason, in philosophy : LOGOS
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Turkish statesman : INONU
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Places for earrings : LOBES
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Envoys: Abbr. : AMBS
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White House nickname : CAL
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Kind of hormone : STEROID
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Cuckoo : GAGA
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Elsa, for one : LIONESS
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Certain bettors : TAKERS
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Volcanic hill of France : PUY
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Entreat : IMPLORE
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Prowlers of W.W. II : UBOATS
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Hose : SOCKS
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Ben ___ : HUR
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Wife of Iago : EMILIA
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Away : ABSENT
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French apples : POMMES
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Horace, for one : ODIST
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Story of gods : MYTH
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Unit of conductance : MHO
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Fellow : JOE
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Size up : MEASURE
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Melodious : CANTABILE
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Summer milieu : POOL
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Hoosegow unit : CELL
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Letters such as b and m : BILABIALS
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Snide remark : BARB
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Metric weights : GRAMS
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Relative of soft soap : MALARKEY
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Dossier : FILE
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Currant genus : RIBES
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Equip for war, old style : ENARM
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Frivolous talk : PERSIFLAGE
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Actress Edna : BEST
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Marionette man : SARG
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Enthusiasm : ZING
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Speaks to privately : COLLOGUES
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Fur : MINK
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Meaningless talk : GALIMATIAS
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Came down : ALIT
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Murder : SLAY
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Rip : REND
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Chinese weight : TAEL
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Skin-diving gear : FINS
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Rifle range: Fr. : TIR
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Nonstop talkativeness : LOGORRHEA
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Hokum : BLAABLAA
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Relative of 123 Across : LALLATION
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Bundle : BALE
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Lion's share : ALL
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Interdiction : TABU
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Secret group : CULT
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Village barrier in Africa : BOMA
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Ludwig : EMIL
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Cotton and sloe : GINS
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Ship deck : POOP
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Armor plate : TASSE
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Soprano Emma : EAMES
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Victory: Ger. : SIEG
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Talk noisily : BLUSTER
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"___ with a view" : AROOM
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" . . . thicker ___ water" : THAN
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Acidity : ACOR
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___-à dire : CEST
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Like some pipers : PIED
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Quality : SORT
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What the brave deserve : THEFAIR
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Shore plants : SEAPEAS
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Water-cooled pipes of East : HOOKAHS
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Hold protectively : CRADLE
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Paint over : RECOAT
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Deposit in the earth : INHUME
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Miserable one : WRETCH
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Nitty ___ : GRITTY
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Steep slope : SCARP
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Baa : BLEAT
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High-strung : EDGY
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"One of ___ days" : THESE
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Red dye : EOSIN
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Super : GREAT
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City official: Abbr. : ALD
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Metric length: Abbr. : DKM
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
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Fish delicacy : SHAD
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Air-rifle fodder : BBS
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Baton Rouge campus : LSU
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Spear: Abbr. : LCE
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Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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