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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1965

9-Down : Misdeed.

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,761
Across
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Nimrod's take. : BAG
4
Kerchief, at times. : SCARF
9
Today: It. : OGGI
13
Federal bldgs. : GPOS
17
Global area: Abbr. : EUR
18
Sea duck. : SCOTER
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Colts. : FOALS
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Branches: Bot. : RAMI
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Asian title. : SRI
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Mess. : KETTLEOFFISH
25
Corker. : ONER
26
Concomitants of soup. : SALTINES
28
Edible case, in cookery. : SHELL
29
Depredate. : RAVAGE
31
Swingy rhythms. : LILTS
32
Bright. : SHINY
33
Municipal employe. : FIREMAN
34
Ruby and jade. : JEWELS
36
Time of life. : TEENS
37
Coda. : FINALE
38
Olfactory stimuli. : ODORS
39
Cowpoke. : RANGERIDER
41
Hold up. : ROB
44
Titles. : SIRS
45
Chatterbox. : PIET
47
Greek god. : EROS
48
Omicron Ceti. : MIRA
49
Wall St. abbreviation. : STK
50
Arbitrary alternative. : SINKORSWIM
54
S. A. shrubs. : COCAS
55
Hair. : LOCKS
56
Religious objects. : ICONS
57
Lawyer-orator of Daniel Webster's day. : CHOATE
58
Power. : FACULTY
61
Black terns. : DARRS
62
Got wind of. : LEARNED
63
Antiquity's computer. : ABACUS
64
Bone cavity. : SINUS
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New England city. : BARRE
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Cloth: Fr. : TAPIS
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Corpulent. : POTBELLIED
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Mauna ___. : KEA
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___ part. : ACTA
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Motoring mishap. : SKID
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Suffix with cloth or cash. : IERS
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Occupy. : FILL
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Hats. : STOVEPIPES
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___ jury. : PETIT
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Son of Daedalus. : ICARUS
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Stage star. : EVANS
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Wrangle. : FRACAS
87
Hombres. : SENORES
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Hotel help. : MAIDS
90
Wintry nuisance. : SLUSH
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American author. : ALCOTT
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Remedied. : CURED
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Ropes. : PAINTERS
96
Graze. : CROP
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Masterpieces. : CHEFSDOEUVRE
100
Negative. : NOT
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Uproar. : RIOT
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___ do with. : HADTO
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Marks for printers. : CARETS
104
Compass point. : ESE
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Good reports from astronauts. : AOKS
106
German negative. : NEIN
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Southwest Asians. : KURDS
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Bleak. : RAW
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Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
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Luminous radiation. : AURA
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Lattice. : GRILLWORK
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See 38 Across. : SCENTS
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Animal sheds. : COTES
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Jurists: Abbr. : ATTS
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Akin: Abbr. : REL
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Revive. : FRESHEN
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Misdeed. : OFFENSE
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___ a kite. : GOFLY
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Girl's name. : GAIL
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Crawl. : GROVEL
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Describing O.A.S. : PANAMERICAN
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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___ song. : SIREN
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Developed aptitudes. : SKILLS
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Hallowed places. : SHRINES
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Exclaiming. : OHING
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Layers. : TIERS
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Tree. : ARAR
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International alliance. : SEATO
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Canine cognomen. : FIDO
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Chinese idol. : JOSS
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Handle copy. : EDIT
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Migrations. : TREKS
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Concerns. : FIRMS
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Controls. : REINS
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Hold forth. : ORATE
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Established. : BASED
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Britons' rivals. : PICTS
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Black. : INKY
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Irish author. : MOORE
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Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
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Mirthful. : RIANT
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Unsung athlete. : SCRUB
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Poorer. : WORSE
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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Donizetti role. : LUCIA
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Roman goddess. : CERES
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Decisive. : FATAL
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___ Islands, in Bahamas. : ABACO
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English explorer. : CAPTAINCOOK
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Electron tube. : DIODE
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Hideaway. : LAIR
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Petty thieves: Brit. slang. : SPIVS
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Consecrate. : BLESS
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Mortgages. : LIENS
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W. W. I name. : KITCHENER
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Man's name. : ELIA
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Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
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Part of a racecourse. : STRETCH
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Hawaiian trees. : KOUS
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Delight. : FEAST
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Native of Turkestan. : SART
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VIP in Ottawa. : PEARSON
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Like some halls. : IVIED
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Enclosure near a stable. : PADDOCK
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Retrenches. : PRUNES
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Deputizes summarily. : COOPTS
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Dallies. : FLIRTS
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___ Via, Roman street. : SACRA
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Suburb of Tucson. : ELRIO
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Togs of a sort. : MUFTI
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Salted away. : SAVED
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Transfer. : CEDE
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Contented sound. : PURR
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Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
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Hasenpfeffer. : STEW
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River into the Yangtze. : HAN
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___ de vie. : EAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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