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WISE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 12, 1970

6-Down : Cowboys' table setting

Author:
Jennie Lemmo
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jennie Lemmo has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,638
Across
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Occupation : TRADE
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Lesser Sunda island : TIMOR
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Ran a spread : RANCHED
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Ancestor of human race : PREMAN
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Habituate : INURE
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Smoke-eater's gear : FIREHOSE
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Eat crow : RECANT
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Won closely : NOSED
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Friml's forte : OPERETTA
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Become weedy : OVERGROW
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Man with a ladder : HOUSEPAINTER
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Fountain order : SODA
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Take out : ERASE
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Saharan hackney : CAMEL
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Fish : EEL
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Poet's word : ERE
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Lured : SNARED
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Hateful person : TOAD
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Like some apples : WORMY
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Judgment : DECREE
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Pori native : FINN
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Potato chip's friend : DIP
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Noel Coward's spirit : BLITHE
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Campaign : DRIVE
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Predicament : DILEMMA
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___ Hélène : SAINTE
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Abundance : STORE
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Approach : COMENEAR
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Made up for : ATONED
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Greene's Third Man : LIME
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Beauty parlor job : WAVE
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Narrow margin : HAIR
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Ocean route : LANE
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Breed of sheep : HAMPSHIRE
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Loop in anatomy : ANSA
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"Roger and ___" : OVER
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Fillet : BONE
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Current : TIDE
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1936 campaigner : LANDON
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Suspect : MISTRUST
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Sweetie pie : HONEY
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Space a paragraph : INDENT
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Least challenging : EASIEST
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Poem division : CANTO
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Furs : OTTERS
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Writings : MSS
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Bona ___ : FIDE
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Smoothed a pillow : PATTED
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Cash, for one : ASSET
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Tuscan city : PISA
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Commemorative coins : MEDALS
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Tangle : MAT
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Roast : PARCH
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End on ___ of sadness : ANOTE
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Authenticate : SEAL
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Variety of non-clam : BLABBERMOUTH
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Give new zing to : RECREATE
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Well-read : LITERATE
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Hale character : NOLAN
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Pitcher : HURLER
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Brightly inlaid : ENAMELED
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White sauce : CREME
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Refer, with "to" : ADVERT
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Not coincidental : RELATED
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Tenor role in 49 Down : HEROD
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Arctic explorer : PEARY
Down
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"Key Largo" Oscar winner : TREVOR
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Shrink : RECEDE
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Met soprano : AMARA
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Mild cussword : DANG
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Confirmed : ENTRENCHED
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Cowboys' table setting : TINWARE
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Went by dog team : MUSHED
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Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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Tending to diminish : REDUCTIVE
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Rushed headlong : RIPPED
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Of a space : AREAL
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St. Philip ___ : NERI
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Snow goose genus : CHEN
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Opera's Hans ___ : HOTTER
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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At great cost : DEARLY
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Sometimes purple output : PROSE
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One on the other side : FOEMAN
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"___ est laborare" : ORARE
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French river : SAONE
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Sowing season : SEEDTIME
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Lisi's seven : SETTE
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Stratagem : WILE
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Munificent : OPENHANDED
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Gourmand's big moment : DINNERTIME
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Flint : FIRESTONE
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Thin coin : DIME
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City in N.Y. : BATAVIA
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Cub's mom : LIONESS
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Frolic : ROMP
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Bird : DOVE
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Ramble : MEANDER
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French houses : MAISONS
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Downright : ARRANT
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Strauss opera : SALOME
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Viewpoint : SLANT
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"Of Human Bondage" hero : CAREY
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Up for grabs : WIDEOPEN
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Army : HOST
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Suggestion : HINT
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Smack : BUSS
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"Stop the World" hero : LITTLECHAP
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Ponies up : ANTES
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Support : REST
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Felt in one's bones : HADAHUNCH
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Kid of the West : CISCO
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Mexican grass : OTATE
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Solidified : FIRMED
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Embellished : ADORNED
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British novelist : AMBLER
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Like seawater : SALINE
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Of any of fifty : STATAL
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Called it quits : PARTED
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Austrian composer : MAHLER
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Las Vegas employe : DEALER
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Lunchroom : EATERY
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Not easily fooled : ALERT
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Famous clergyman : PEALE
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Pergolesi's "La ___ Padrona" : SERVA
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Altar area : BEMA
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Harte : BRET
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Moved violently : TORE
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Primitive : RUDE
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I love: Lat. : AMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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