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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, June 9, 1963

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,061
Across Down
1. Siamangs. : APES
5. Fuss-budget's cousin. : PRIG
9. Sort of agent. : ADMAN
14. Calculate. : CAST
18. Biblical peak. : NEBO
19. River of Italy. : RENO
20. Instant. : TRICE
21. Birling contest. : ROLEO
22. Part of a book. : TABLEOFCONTENTS
25. Oak Leaf Cluster. : AWARD
26. Sanction. : ASSENT
27. Trojan prince. : AENEAS
28. Load. : CARGO
29. Prompted. : CUED
31. Exchequer. : FISC
32. Son of Maia. : HERMES
33. Magnate. : CHAIRMANOFTHEBOARD
40. Slip away. : LAPSE
41. Where Toulon is. : VAR
42. ___ man. : LADYS
43. Little cassino. : TWO
46. Moslem title. : IMAM
47. Candies. : MINTS
49. Fraternity men: Colloq. : DEKES
50. Ce ___, Paris paper. : SOIR
51. Month: Abbr. : MAR
52. Substitute player: Slang. : BENCHWARMER
54. Like some wines. : STILL
55. Postern. : ENTRANCE
57. Not turn ___. : AHAIR
58. Allegiance. : FEALTY
59. "The Moon ___." : ANDI
60. Indians. : CROWS
61. Indefinite amount. : DEAL
62. Quaffs. : DRINKS
65. Father: Prefix. : PATRO
66. Substitute: Colloq. : FILLERIN
70. Orients. : EASTS
71. Certain officials. : BUREAUCRATS
73. Wine: Prefix. : ENO
74. Naples and others: Abbr. : SPTS
75. Traveler. : FARER
76. Chinese coins. : TAELS
77. Chinese measure. : TSUN
78. Chessmen: Abbr. : KTS
79. Analyze critically. : PARSE
80. Three, in Rome. : TRE
81. Begin. : ARISE
82. Secretary. : MEMBEROFTHECABINET
87. Heavy spar. : BARITE
90. Seamark. : BUOY
91. Conduce. : TEND
92. Inspirit. : ELATE
93. Persevere. : INSIST
96. Sheriffs. : REEVES
100. Athlete of a sort. : DIVER
101. Oxford and Cambridge. : SEATSOFLEARNING
105. Additional things. : OVERS
106. Bonne ___. : ANNEE
107. Wasted. : LOST
108. Hurray. : TROT
109. Own (up): Colloq. : FESS
110. Long time. : YEARS
111. Couple. : YOKE
112. Bastes. : SEWS
1. Broadway acronym. : ANTA
2. Edible seeds. : PEAS
3. Declines. : EBBS
4. Grammatical slip. : SOLECISM
5. For the nonce. : PROTEM
6. Type of church: Abbr. : REF
7. Revenue: Abbr. : INC
8. Bit of baby talk. : GOO
9. Be proof of. : ATTEST
10. Soak. : DRENCH
11. Pronoun. : MINE
12. ___ Senatus. : ACTA
13. Noun suffix. : NESS
14. Poltroon. : COWARD
15. Tocsin. : ALARM
16. Fabric. : SERGE
17. Commotions: Colloq. : TODOS
21. Contestants. : RACERS
23. Habituate. : ENURE
24. Ingenuous. : NAIF
30. Famous Florentine. : DAVINCI
31. Out into view. : FORTH
32. Does a farm job. : HAYS
33. Region. : CLIME
34. Name in Book of Esther. : HAMAN
35. Independently. : APART
36. Girl's name. : NANCE
37. Varnish ingredients. : ELEMIS
38. Peak in the Cascades. : BAKER
39. Stettin's river. : ODER
43. Advance with effort. : TOIL
44. Poetic verb form. : WILT
45. Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
47. Reforms. : MENDS
48. Darker: Poetic. : SWARTER
49. Elicit. : DRAWOUT
50. Overtrained. : STALE
52. Ridges. : BANKS
53. Now: Sp. : AHORA
54. Seecatches. : SEALS
56. Explodes vocally. : RANTS
58. Chapeaux. : FELTS
60. Profession. : CAREER
61. Patois. : DIALECT
62. City ___. : DESK
63. Absorbed. : RAPT
64. Noun suffixes. : ISTS
65. Prize of a sort. : PURSE
66. Jacques, for one. : FRERE
67. Tree exudation. : RESIN
68. Being employed. : INUSE
69. Piece of music. : NONET
71. Biting remark. : BARB
72. Heathcliff's love. : CATHY
75. Celebrity. : FAME
77. Certain spears. : TRIDENTS
79. Opera name. : PETERS
81. Joab's victim. : ABNER
82. Liturgical headgear. : MITERS
83. Incidentally: Lat. : OBITER
84. See 17 down. : FUSSES
85. Dog in Oz tales. : TOTO
86. Make effervescent. : AERATE
87. ___ roses. : BEDOF
88. Still in use. : ALIVE
89. Blurbs. : RAVES
93. Exclamation of surprise. : ISAY
94. Hawaiian bird. : NENE
95. Arabian city. : SANA
97. Feathered arrow. : VIRE
98. Sufficient: Dial. : ENOW
99. Police officers: Abbr. : SGTS
102. Batted ball. : FLY
103. Card game. : LOO
104. River in Midlothian. : ESK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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