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JAMBOREE

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1954

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 736 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,839
Across
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Chimpanzee. : JOCKO
6
Type of music. : JIVE
10
Coachman. : JEHU
14
Big clumsy thing or person. : JUMBO
19
Bad-tempered person. : TARTAR
20
Athenian statesman. : ARISTIDES
22
Echo and friends. : OREADS
24
Bristlelike appendage. : ARISTA
25
Asiatic people. : NIPPONESE
26
Condiment: Var. : CURRIE
27
Alter ___. : EGO
28
Phils' fielder. : ENNIS
30
Annoys. : IRKS
31
Lions. : LEOS
33
Groove. : RUT
34
Droop. : LOLL
36
Gloomy man. : GUS
37
Aircraft. : JETS
38
Champ of 1915. : JESS
39
"Lord" and others. : JIMS
40
Footwear. : SNEAKER
42
Clashes. : JARS
43
Absolves. : JUSTIFIES
45
Fortifications. : BASTIONS
47
Little ones. : TADS
48
Cargo unit. : TON
49
City in Siberia. : TOMSK
52
Drive. : URGE
53
Holy Thursday. : ASCENSIONDAY
58
Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
59
After: Fr. : APRES
61
Horny bill. : BEAK
62
Observed. : EYED
63
A state: Abbr. : ORE
64
Heating device. : ETNA
66
Claret. : RED
67
Sets right. : REDRESSES
69
Range in France and Switzerland. : JURA
70
More comic. : DROLLER
72
Fruit dots on ferns. : SORI
73
1891 heroine. : TESS
74
Side arm. : SABER
75
Jumbles. : OLIOS
76
Odd notion. : CONCEIT
78
Girls. : JILLS
79
Pang. : AGONY
80
Literary titan: Abbr. : SHAK
82
Arm bone. : ULNA
83
Small Spanish horses. : JENNETS
85
Stall. : LOGE
86
Truce signal. : WHITEFLAG
88
Joliet's birthplace: Abbr. : CAN
89
Access. : ADIT
90
Printers' union. : ITU
91
Fodder box. : CRIB
92
Horse. : ROAN
93
Homeland of 25 Across. : JAPAN
95
Girl's name. : AVA
96
Communications system. : THEGRAPEVINE
99
Subject of a "Carousel" song : JUNE
100
Hen. : LAYER
102
Avena Sativa. : OAT
103
Actress Donna. : REED
104
Deal with badly. : MISTREAT
106
Devices used at U. N. : EARPHONES
109
Surprise. : JOLT
110
Whole. : INTEGER
114
Ancient god. : JOVE
115
Steel girder. : IBAR
116
Droop. : WILT
117
Step or degree. : PEG
118
Room: Sp. : SALA
119
Brew. : ALE
120
Unite. : KNIT
121
Part of London. : SOHO
122
Mythical voyager. : JASON
124
Hair pad. : RAT
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Slip. : MISCUE
127
More of the same. : ITERATION
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Deduction. : REBATE
132
Spotted butterflies. : SATYRS
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Treated to excess. : OVERDOSED
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Defrauder. : GOUGER
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Ointments. : NARDS
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Not one: Dial. : NARY
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Membranes: Anat. : VELA
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Over. : ENDED
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Shoptalk. : JARGON
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Jimmy Dykes. : ORIOLE
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Coins: Abbr. : CTS
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Bianca's sister. : KATE
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Juicy fruits. : ORANGES
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Doughboys' favorite entertainer. : JANIS
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Flower. : IRIS
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Celebrity. : VIP
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Discoverers. : ESPIERS
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Lively pranks. : JINKS
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J. Chuter and family. : EDES
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"For ___ a jolly good fellow." : HES
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Futility. : USELESSNESS
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Humorous remarks. : JOCOSITIES
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Extinct ox. : URUS
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Mal de ___. : MER
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Creator of Capt. Hook. : BARRIE
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Hatreds. : ODIUMS
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Asian weights. : TAELS
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Court matters. : TORTS
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6-4; 6-2. : SETS
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Educator. : NURTURER
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Id ___. : EST
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College workshops. : LABS
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Henry VIII's third wife. : JANE
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Hero of 1896 novel. : JUDE
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Aladdin's helpers. : JINN
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New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
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Reminds. : JOGS
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Coat material. : JACKETING
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Junket. : FOOD
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Angry. : IRED
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Ruler. : TSAR
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Joined. : TIED
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Jute's contemporary. : OSTROGOTH
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Skinner specialty. : MONOLOGUE
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Rooms: Rom. Antiq. : AEDICULAE
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Scythes: Scot. : SYES
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Inventor of baseball. : DOUBLEDAY
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Tending to hold. : ARRESTIVE
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January's production. : YEAR
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Officer: Abbr. : PRES
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European capital. : BERN
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Straighten. : ALINE
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Breeding places. : ROOKERIES
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Bristle. : SETA
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1927 novel. : JALNA
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Actress Myrna. : LOY
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Begone! : SCAT
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Envy or sloth. : SIN
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Joie de vivre. : ELAN
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Napoleonic battlefield. : JENA
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Settled. : ALIT
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Junk. : SHIP
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Bear business. : HIBERNATION
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Jerry Lewis jests. : JAPERIES
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Jennifer Jones, for instance. : STAR
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Ire. : WRATHINESS
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Loving. : FOND
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See 1 Down. : CANT
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___ shooting. : CRAP
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Epithet of 20 Across. : JUST
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Above the equator: Abbr. : NLAT
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Sen Kefauver's colleague. : GORE
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Change sides. : VEER
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Cast off. : JILT
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Actor Roscoe. : ATES
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Soviet official. : MOLOTOV
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Devour. : ENGORGE
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Greek dialect. : EOLIAN
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Sacred Persian writings. : AVESTA
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Sash. : OBI
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Crusade for a principle. : JIHAD
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Jeep's home. : GARAGE
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Jubilant. : ELATED
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Estimator. : RATER
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Bread spreads. : JAMS
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Care. : WORRY
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Bearlike animal. : PANDA
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Nomad of Iran. : KURD
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Soothsayer. : SEER
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Old Testament prophet. : JOEL
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Type of sign. : NEON
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St. ___, French "West Point." : CYR
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Power project. : TVA
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Verb suffix. : ISE
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Sprout. : BUD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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