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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1969

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,204
Across
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Hemingway character : PILAR
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Year in the Crusade era : MCCV
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Riffraff : SCUM
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At ease : IDLE
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Happen : ARISE
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Nazimova : ALLA
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French river : SAONE
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Offensive : MEAN
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Transportation : WAGONTRAIN
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Use of honey, e.g. : ENDEARMENT
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Ordinal suffix : ETH
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Fact : DATUM
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Skill: Sp. : ARTE
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Scottish V.I.P. : LAIRD
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Item: Abbr. : DET
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Rommel : DESERTFOX
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Road places : INNS
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Grand, for one : HOTEL
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View : SEE
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Name for 69 Down : EAGLET
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Assumed name : ANONYM
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Man with a noose : SNARER
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French composer : LALO
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Woman in a corrida : TORERA
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Go back : RETRACE
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Looks at : EYES
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Café holder : TASSE
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Selassie : LIONOFJUDAH
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A Curie : EVE
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Onto : HEP
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Picnic's cousin : ROAST
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Biblical plant : FIGTREE
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Baseball team : ORIOLES
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Hasta ___ : LAVISTA
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Get in touch with : CONTACT
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Girl's name : ELISE
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Medal: Abbr. : DSO
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Doctor's org. : AMA
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Huey Long : THEKINGFISH
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Pastime : SPORT
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Carried away : RAPT
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Lab vessels : RETORTS
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Mate : SPOUSE
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Words of surprise : OHOH
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Colosseum et al. : STADIA
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Former movie actor Lyle : TALBOT
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Whalebone : BALEEN
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Garment size: Abbr. : LRG
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More fitting : APTER
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Feminine ending : ETTE
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Party name : BULLMOOSE
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Herb genus : IVA
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Fabric : MOIRE
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Olympian : EROS
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Malice : SPITE
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Geometry initials : QED
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Cooky : GINGERSNAP
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Lab worker of a sort : WHITEMOUSE
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Indian : ERIE
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Blackmore girl : DOONE
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Italian painter : RENI
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N. Y. fair feature : PIETA
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Israel's Golda : MEIR
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A Hapsburg : OTTO
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Chemical endings : YNES
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Of a bristle : SETAL
Down
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Mauled : PAWED
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Ruffled : IRATE
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A Harry : LIGHTHORSE
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Honshu town : ASO
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Tear : REND
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The Hammer : MARTEL
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December name : CLAUS
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Regions, in poesy : CLIMES
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Road monster : VAN
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___ Domingo : SANTO
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Classic text : CODEX
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Fr. pronoun : UNE
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Corn, in Africa : MEALIE
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Blend : IMMINGLE
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Natty Bumppo : DEERSLAYER
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Region : LAND
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Adjective ending : ENT
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Feudal man : SERF
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Alma ___, painter : TADEMA
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___ mile : RANA
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Polite: Sp. : ATENTO
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Gets huffy : RESENTS
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Ace : ONESPOT
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Lebanese seaport : TYRE
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Etudiant : ELEVE
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"___ the Queen" : TOSEE
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Law man: Abbr. : ATT
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Famous mariner : NOAH
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Dog sound in comics : ARF
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Rule in India : RAJ
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Old coin : ECU
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Channel bass : REDFISH
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A Kennedy : ROSE
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Pillagers : LOOTERS
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Adjective suffix : IAL
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Comfort: Fr. : AISE
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Altitude: Abbr. : HGT
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High in calories : RICH
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Pond creature : TADPOLE
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Hairpiece : RAT
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Body part : LEFTARM
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Some Arabs : ALIS
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Strength: Lat. : VIS
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Medit. tree : CAROB
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Indian : OMAHA
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The Emperor's son : NAPOLEONII
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Nickname : SOUBRIQUET
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___ it seems : ORSO
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Siberian people : KET
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Eskimo : ITA
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Cork off : NOD
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Gets the steak ready : GRILLS
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Passé footwear : SPAT
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Vietnam holiday : TET
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Clemenceau : THETIGER
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Florida city, for short : STPETE
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To be, in France : ETRE
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___-well : NEERDO
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Land of plenty : GOSHEN
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Without change : ASITIS
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"___ afraid" : BENOT
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Sky: Prefix : URANO
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Gait : LOPE
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Think, old style : OPINE
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Hearth goddess : VESTA
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Make ___ : ADEAL
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Mud : MIRE
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Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
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Perfect thing : GEM
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Barfly : SOT
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Askew : WRY
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Goose: Fr. : OIE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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