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EPITHETICAL

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 1966

Author:
B. A. Heimbinder
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
B. A. Heimbinder has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,133
Across
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Pope of Twickenham. : WASP
5
98.6 F. : TEMP
9
Tell all. : BLAB
13
Professional garb. : TOGA
17
Neckpiece. : BOA
20
Noun suffix. : ENCE
21
Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
22
Sussex river. : OUSE
23
Alert. : WARN
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Campus feature. : LAB
25
Gustavus Adolphus. : LIONOFTHENORTH
28
Wellington. : IRONDUKE
30
Texas school. : SMU
31
Military command. : ATEASE
32
The Red and others. : ERICS
34
Most certain. : SUREST
35
Aeolian ___. : HARPS
37
Forest: Lat. : SILVA
39
Curriculum entry: Abbr. : ANAT
40
Flagstone. : SLAB
41
Entrance. : GATE
43
Peers of the ___. : REALM
45
Stowe book. : DRED
47
Wegg. : SILAS
50
Verily. : AMEN
52
Nosegay. : POSY
54
Cold ___. : WAR
56
Coffee type. : DRIP
58
___ contendere. : NOLO
59
Plant part. : ROOTTIP
61
Louvre treasures. : MANETS
63
Brother of Bashful. : DOC
65
___ Hickory. : OLD
66
Compel. : ENFORCE
67
Mescal cactus. : PEYOTE
68
Ninotchka and others. : COMRADES
70
Ethiopian ruler. : NEGUS
71
The matgrass. : NARD
73
Suitable to. : FOR
74
Discredit. : ASPERSE
75
Power source. : ATOM
76
"The ox-eyed." : HERA
77
Binders. : STRAPS
79
Famed dictionary: Abbr. : OED
80
Grievous. : SAD
81
Epithet from 1854. : LADYWITHTHELAMP
84
TV initials. : ABC
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Custom: Lat. : MOS
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Battery terminals. : ANODES
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Fish. : CODS
90
An ace: Slang. : ONER
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Bulldog, for one. : EDITION
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Untried. : NEW
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Scapula. : BONE
96
Seaweed. : ALGAE
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Concert pieces. : PRELUDES
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___ prime. : INONES
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Alloys. : SOLDERS
102
Misinterpret. : ERR
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Thus: Lat. : SIC
104
Illinois city and others. : CAIROS
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Baseball hits. : TRIPLES
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Couch. : SOFA
108
Priest: Sp. : CURA
110
Christopher. : SLY
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Wall Street man: Abbr. : SPEC
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Lover hero. : RORY
114
Kind of card. : TRUMP
116
Son of Adam. : SETH
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Object. : DEMUR
120
Beginning. : ASOF
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Israeli VIP. : EBAN
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Views. : SEES
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Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
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Turk called the "Conqueror." : OSMAN
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Disconnect a rubber pipe. : UNHOSE
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Mad. : IRATE
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Medicament. : ARNICA
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On: Prefix. : EPI
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Black Jack. : PERSHING
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Napoleon. : LITTLECORPORAL
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Anti: Dial. : AGIN
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Word on the wall. : MENE
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Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Ayesha and others. : SHES
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In receipt of: Abbr. : RECD
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Grasses. : RYES
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Cymric. : WELSH
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Soul. : ANIMA
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Attila. : SCOURGEOFGOD
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Fold. : PEN
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White House name. : TAFT
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Kefauver. : ESTES
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Fabrics. : MOHAIRS
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Performer from Tupelo. : PRESLEY
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Hoot. : BOO
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Angler's choice. : LURE
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Ad ___. : ASTRA
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In the wake of. : BEHIND
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Cyclone. : TWISTER
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Propeller. : OAR
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Quantity, in commerce. : GROSS
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Obliterates. : ANNULS
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Aristocrats. : BLUEBLOODS
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Epsom race (with "the"). : OAKS
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Encourage. : ABET
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Malt kiln. : OAST
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Sink. : DRAIN
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Ball team. : CARDS
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Series of quatrains. : PANTOUM
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Ever: Poet. : ALWAY
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Herbert Bayard Swope. : MANOFTHEWORLD
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Hijinks. : DIDOS
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Mall: Fr. : ALLEE
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Grassy patches. : SODS
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Sports places. : ARENAS
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Epithet of Juno. : MONETA
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Unlatched. : OPENED
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Rejoinders. : RETORTS
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Automatic guns. : POMPOMS
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Corpn. men. : TRS
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Pre-___. : MED
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Father of Abraham. : TERAH
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Crawl. : CREEP
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Shrimp's cousin. : PRAWN
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Type face. : CASLON
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Noun suffix. : ARD
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Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
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Of a Jewish sect. : HASIDIC
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Burial place of French kings. : STDENIS
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___ Bill, legendary cowboy. : PECOS
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Flower. : LOTUS
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Michigan city. : IONIA
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___ fideles. : ADESTE
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See 81 Across. : ANGELOFMERCY
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Safari man. : BEARER
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Famed battle site, 1346. : CRESSY
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Israeli coin. : MIL
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Veterans. : OLDPROS
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Faux pas. : ERROR
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1934–45 epithet. : DERFUEHRER
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Dinette, ancient style. : OECUS
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Egyptian god. : BES
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Nuisance. : PEST
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English poet. : NOYES
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Whale: Lat. : ORCA
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Provide food. : CATER
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Early pulpits. : AMBOS
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Quits. : RESIGNS
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Part of SCAP. : SUPREME
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One of St. Nick's team. : PRANCER
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Emirs' cousins. : PASHAS
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Time, figuratively. : HEALER
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Repast. : MEAL
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___ box. : SOAP
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Paddock sound. : NEIGH
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Set of steps. : STILE
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Speedily. : APACE
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Ohio city. : NILES
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Atop. : UPON
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Epithet for a tyrant. : NERO
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Adjective suffix. : ETIC
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Indian. : CREE
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Abe's son. : TAD
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Done: Poet. : OER

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