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DIVERTISSEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1964

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 19, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,425
Across
1
Step. : TREAD
6
Kind of year. : SOLAR
11
Italian coins. : SCUDI
16
Fold mark. : CREASE
17
Wool: Fr. : LAINE
18
Locust. : CICADA
20
City in Michigan. : MOUNTPLEASANT
22
Florida college. : ROLLINS
24
Desert spots. : OASES
25
English Puritan. : PYM
26
Philippine mahogany. : NARRA
28
On one's own. : ALONE
29
Wiles. : ARTS
30
O'Hara book. : THEBIGLAUGH
33
State: Fr. : ETAT
34
Lao-___. : TSE
35
Of the hand. : CHIRAL
36
Map addendum. : INSET
38
Highway sign. : SLO
39
___ sights. : SEETHE
41
Mild cold. : SNIFFLE
44
Dutch commune. : RHEDEN
46
Aspect. : AURA
48
Frenchmen. : GAULS
49
Caen's river. : ORNE
50
Stenog's job. : STENCIL
53
Compass point. : NNE
54
First bidder in bridge. : DEALER
57
Brothers. : MEN
58
Hebrew letters. : KOPHS
61
Ben ___. : NEVIS
65
Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
66
Russian guild. : ARTEL
68
Song from "South Pacific." : HAPPYTALK
70
Corona. : CIGAR
71
Act part. : SCENE
72
___ on the market. : ADRUG
73
Equine sound. : NEIGH
75
Hawk parrot. : HIA
76
Teutonic earth goddess. : HERTHA
78
Dickens character. : PIP
80
State capital. : TRENTON
82
F.F.V.'s. : LEES
83
New Mexican Indians. : PIROS
85
Prophet. : SEER
86
Biblical peak. : ARARAT
88
Tell, for one. : WILLIAM
90
Canceled. : ERASED
94
Little: Fr. : PEU
95
Drivel. : DROOL
97
Old French coins. : LIARDS
99
Bravo: Sp. : OLE
100
Means: Abbr. : AVGS
102
Cary novel. : AFEARFULJOY
105
Rapid gait. : CLIP
106
Hunting cries. : SOHOS
108
Japanese immigrants. : ISSEI
109
Mauna ___. : LOA
110
Get ___ on. : ALINE
111
One who goes around. : SKIRTER
113
Hit of 1905. : THEMERRYWIDOW
116
Physicist Fermi. : ENRICO
117
Peak in Colorado. : EOLUS
118
Breadwinner. : EARNER
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Triangular charge: Her. : GYRON
120
Makes tidy: Dial. : REDDS
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Former Mayor O'___. : DWYER
Down
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Administrator. : TRUSTEE
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Clair and others. : RENES
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Diner sign. : EATS
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Horned viper. : ASP
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Ancient Greek city. : DELPHI
6
Noisily. : SLAMBANG
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Occidental group. : OAS
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Weight akin to a tael. : LIANG
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Chronicle. : ANNAL
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Tracks again. : RETRAILS
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Rawboned ones. : SCRAGS
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Labor group. : CIO
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Slab of marble. : DALLE
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Sherwood play. : IDIOTSDELIGHT
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Like some humor. : COARSE
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Imposte for a benefice. : ANNALE
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Ditches. : MOATS
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Lookers. : EYERS
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Put atop. : SETON
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Magic sign. : RUNE
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"From ___ Grande . . . " : THERIO
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Of Troy. : ILIAN
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King of 4 A.D. : HEROD
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Black-bellied plover. : CHUCKLEHEAD
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Rah, rah, rah. : THREECHEERS
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Skin shade. : TAN
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Broadway hit. : FUNNYGIRL
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London street. : FLEET
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In friendly manner: Fr. : ENAMI
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Greek letter. : ALPHA
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Big hit. : SMASH
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Third canonical hour. : TERCE
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Broadway play. : ENTERLAUGHING
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Olive oil: Prefix. : ELAIO
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Showed a film again. : RERAN
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Experienced. : HAD
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Spraying device: Abbr. : SPR
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Cliburn. : VAN
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___ de France. : ILE
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Class dinner features. : SKITS
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Matriculate. : ENTER
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First-grader. : PUPIL
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Voracious. : GREEDY
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Ad ___. : ASTRA
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French soldier. : POILU
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1933 agency. : NRA
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Column. : PILASTER
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Without means of navigation. : SAILLESS
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Throw ___. : APASS
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Annul. : REVOKE
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Troubles. : WOES
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" ___ Barbara." : MAJOR
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More firm. : SOLIDER
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Writer Wylie. : ELINOR
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Noted after-dinner speaker. : DEPEW
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"A man ___." : OFIRON
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Laughed loudly. : ROARED
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Polite exclamation. : SORRY
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Cultivate again. : REHOE
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Popular poet. : FIELD
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Maggie of vaudeville. : CLINE
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Activity. : STIR
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Crooked. : AWRY
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Habitat: Prefix. : ECO
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___ puppy. : MUD
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Nautical term. : YAW

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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