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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.
David Steinberg notes:

Original grid had an H at the 14-Across/17-Down crossing; changed it to a T.

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,061
Across
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
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Secretary. : MEMBEROFTHECABINET
87
Heavy spar. : BARITE
90
Seamark. : BUOY
91
Conduce. : TEND
92
Inspirit. : ELATE
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Persevere. : INSIST
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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
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Bastes. : SEWS
Down
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Broadway acronym. : ANTA
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Edible seeds. : PEAS
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Declines. : EBBS
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Grammatical slip. : SOLECISM
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For the nonce. : PROTEM
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Type of church: Abbr. : REF
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Revenue: Abbr. : INC
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Bit of baby talk. : GOO
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Be proof of. : ATTEST
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Soak. : DRENCH
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Pronoun. : MINE
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___ Senatus. : ACTA
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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Poltroon. : COWARD
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Tocsin. : ALARM
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Fabric. : SERGE
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Commotions: Colloq. : TODOS
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Contestants. : RACERS
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Habituate. : ENURE
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Ingenuous. : NAIF
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Famous Florentine. : DAVINCI
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Out into view. : FORTH
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Does a farm job. : HAYS
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Region. : CLIME
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Name in Book of Esther. : HAMAN
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Independently. : APART
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Girl's name. : NANCE
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Varnish ingredients. : ELEMIS
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Peak in the Cascades. : BAKER
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Advance with effort. : TOIL
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Poetic verb form. : WILT
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Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
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Reforms. : MENDS
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Darker: Poetic. : SWARTER
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Elicit. : DRAWOUT
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Overtrained. : STALE
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Ridges. : BANKS
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Now: Sp. : AHORA
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Seecatches. : SEALS
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Explodes vocally. : RANTS
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Chapeaux. : FELTS
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Profession. : CAREER
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Patois. : DIALECT
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City ___. : DESK
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Absorbed. : RAPT
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Noun suffixes. : ISTS
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Prize of a sort. : PURSE
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Jacques, for one. : FRERE
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Tree exudation. : RESIN
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Being employed. : INUSE
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Piece of music. : NONET
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Biting remark. : BARB
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Heathcliff's love. : CATHY
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Celebrity. : FAME
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Certain spears. : TRIDENTS
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Opera name. : PETERS
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Joab's victim. : ABNER
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Liturgical headgear. : MITERS
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Incidentally: Lat. : OBITER
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See 17 down. : FUSSES
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Dog in Oz tales. : TOTO
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Make effervescent. : AERATE
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___ roses. : BEDOF
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Still in use. : ALIVE
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Blurbs. : RAVES
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Exclamation of surprise. : ISAY
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Hawaiian bird. : NENE
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Arabian city. : SANA
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Feathered arrow. : VIRE
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Sufficient: Dial. : ENOW
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Police officers: Abbr. : SGTS
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Batted ball. : FLY
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Card game. : LOO
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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