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PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 1960

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 19, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,992
Across
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Levels. : STRATA
7
Sounds of surprise. : GASPS
12
Kenya belligerents. : MAUMAU
18
Contrived. : SCHEMED
19
Of a court. : AULIC
20
Doctors. : INTERNS
22
Ideal distribution of rewards and punishments. : POETICJUSTICE
24
Supply with energy: Colloq. : STEAMUP
25
Eyes, poetically. : ORBS
26
Baker Street vehicle. : HANSOM
27
Arguments. : PLEAS
29
Abbreviation of 1861. : CSA
30
___ Juana. : TIA
31
Parisian cos. : CIES
32
Set ___ by (value). : STORE
33
Eschew. : SHUN
34
Italian islander. : SARD
36
Favorites. : PETS
37
Race. : DERBY
38
Belgian statesman. : SPAAK
39
Merino. : OVINE
41
Reclaims. : SAVES
42
___ for (has great desire for). : SPOILS
43
Reprimand: Slang. : BAWLOUT
46
Barked at. : BAYED
47
Cook (eggs) in cream. : SHIRR
48
___ curiae, in law. : AMICUS
49
Entered. : GOTIN
50
Regional patois. : DIALECTS
53
Bird calls. : NOTES
54
W. Pacific islands. : BONIN
55
Dragnet, at sea. : TRAWL
56
Twaddle: Slang. : ROT
57
Trajectory. : ARC
58
Pelagic undulation. : GROUNDSWELL
60
Labor group. : ILO
61
Relative of "nix." : NAH
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Kind, named. : CLASS
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Otherwise. : ALIAS
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Throw one's ___ the ring. : HATIN
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Pub. : ALEHOUSE
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___ large (on the whole). : BYAND
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Brazilian port. : RECIFE
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Resting surfaces, as of plows. : SOLES
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Close companion. : CRONY
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Forced. : COERCED
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___ cow. : SACRED
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Outcry. : SHOUT
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Apricot or cherry. : DRUPE
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Gather. : AMASS
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67 Down, for one. : BEAST
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Most important point. : CRUX
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Get going! : SCAT
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8 furlongs. : MILE
85
Irish county. : CLARE
86
And ___. : SOON
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One-time capital of Burma. : AVA
88
Faulty. : BAD
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Choral music. : CHANT
90
Capital of Bavaria. : MUNICH
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Role in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
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Plains of ___, adjoining Quebec. : ABRAHAM
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Continuously. : ROUNDTHECLOCK
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European. : SLOVENE
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Result. : ENSUE
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Provender. : EDIBLES
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Part of A.E.C. : ENERGY
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Take ___ (adopt certain measures). : STEPS
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Ruler. : DYNAST
Down
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Metal refuse. : SCORIA
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Tennyson's "Crossing ___." : THEBAR
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Soaks, as flax. : RETS
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"___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
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Mass. Inst. of ___. : TECH
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Neighboring. : ADJACENT
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Supplies with fuel. : GASSES
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Station wagons. : AUTOS
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Lose weight. : SLIM
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Mountain: Fr. : PIC
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Invested with royal authority. : SCEPTRED
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Blues, old style. : MISERY
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Architectural piers. : ANTAE
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Uncompahgres : UTES
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Opinions giver of a sort. : ARMCHAIRCRITIC
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Rare. : UNUSUAL
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Solar phenomena. : SPOTS
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Uses the rod. : SPANKS
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Coalesce. : UNITE
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Tennis shots. : LOBS
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Number of perfection, in scripture. : SEVEN
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Unicellular body. : SPORE
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Sweet dessert: Ital. : DOLCE
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Pacelli. : PIUS
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Continually. : DAYINDAYOUT
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___ the beans. : SPILL
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Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
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Took part. : SATIN
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Type of collar. : SHAWL
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Plantain. : BANANA
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"To point ___, or adorn a tale." : AMORAL
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Unholy set of circumstances. : WITCHESCALDRON
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Windfall. : BONUS
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Siliceous rocks. : SIALS
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Mother ___. : GOOSE
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Apprehension. : DREAD
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Come ___ (exhibit signs of interest). : TOLIFE
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Pitted. : STONED
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Reddish-yellow color. : BRASS
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Interlacing. : TWINY
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Fixed. : GLUED
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Inclination. : SLANT
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Mustard plants. : COLES
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Dickens character. : HEEP
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Suitor of Lydia Languish. : ACRES
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Mount. : HORSE
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Oatmeal dish, in Scotland. : BROSE
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Butter-flour mixture. : ROUX
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City in France. : CHARTRES
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Ate noisily. : CRUNCHED
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Brazilian dances. : SAMBAS
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Good-natured. : AMIABLE
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Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
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Legal right. : DROIT
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CIC of Australian forces, 1942. : BLAMEY
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Publisher Nast and others. : CONDES
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Sings joyfully. : CAROLS
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Limicoline bird. : AVOCET
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Assignments. : TASKS
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Ten chi'ih. : CHANG
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Time of day. : SUNUP
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Tributary of the Loire. : CHER
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Terpsichore. : MUSE
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Pleasant: Comb. form. : HEDY
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Latin salutation. : AVE
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Contraction in poetry, as "Fie ___!" : ONT
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City on the Ohio River: Abbr. : CIN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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