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VOCABULARIAN

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1963

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 697 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,096
Across
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Jipijapa hat. : PANAMA
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Noisy dances. : STOMPS
13
Fell in a heap. : SLUMPED
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One kind of cocktail. : MOLOTOV
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Schoolboy Shelley. : ETONIAN
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Hunter for Prince Charming. : HEROINE
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Ciudad Bolivar's river. : ORINOCO
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Bone. : PATELLA
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Housewife's catchalls. : RAGBAGS
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Terribly high-priced. : STEEP
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GOP forerunner. : WHIG
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Spiteful. : WASPLIKE
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Move briskly. : NIP
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Swedish districts. : LANS
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Kitchen utensil. : SAUCEPAN
35
Diminutive dancer in a chorus line. : PONY
36
Containing one atom: Prefix. : MONO
37
The inner man. : EGO
38
Old-fashioned exclamation. : WELLADAY
39
Good wood. : TEAK
40
Hotel employe. : VALET
41
Dealer in cloths. : MERCER
43
Land owned absolutely: Feudal law. : ALOD
44
Expression. : TERM
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Quagmire. : MORASS
46
Incognito device. : ALIAS
48
"Wozzeck," and such. : OPERAS
50
Speaker's stand. : DAIS
51
Prize giver. : AWARDER
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Action, as opposed to theory. : PRAXIS
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Tunnel digger. : SANDHOG
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Mustard herb. : CARDAMINE
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Reckless mischief. : DEVILTRY
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From ___. : AFAR
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Every third: Prefix. : TRI
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A Persian market. : BAZAAR
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Dance craze of Louis XIV. : MINUET
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Cleavage, as of minerals: Suffix. : CLASE
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Unshattered illusions. : IDEALS
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Region of NE France. : CHAMPAGNE
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Chasers of badmen. : POSSES
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A ___ santé (French toast). : VOTRE
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Nominally higher rank. : BREVET
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Herring preserver. : SALTER
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Newts. : EFTS
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Wild and excited. : FRENETIC
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Crushing the people. : TYRANNOUS
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Islands of Denmark. : FAEROES
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Amount of type set. : LINAGE
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Most chi-chi. : ARTIEST
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Exigency. : NEED
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Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
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Airfield tower. : PYLON
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Angular fortifications. : REDANS
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Young salmon. : PARR
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Growl: Obs. : SNAR
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Plant yielding emetic. : IPECAC
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Crow in triumph. : EXULT
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Fewer. : LESS
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Loyal citizens. : PATRIOTS
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Lawyers' group: Abbr. : ABA
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Beasts of Barbary. : APES
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Holly oak. : HOLM
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A flourish in writing. : CURLICUE
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Young handful. : BRAT
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Small: Dial. : LIL
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Flag. : GONFALON
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People of the Arctic: Abbr. : ESKS
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Big game in Canada. : MOOSE
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Helmet-shaped. : GALEATE
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Patronymic. : SURNAME
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Baseball pitcher. : TWIRLER
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Studio. : ATELIER
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Cushion or board for church use. : KNEELER
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The employed. : EARNERS
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Tries again (after wrong number). : REDIALS
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Depress. : SADDEN
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Laundry spinners. : DRYERS
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Canoe carrying. : PORTAGE
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Transferor of property. : ALIENOR
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Canonical hours. : NONES
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On. : ATOP
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Easy shoe, for short. : MOC
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Confession. : AVOWAL
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Actor's destination. : STAGEDOOR
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Small fry member. : TOT
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Traffic convenience. : ONEWAY
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Italian music center. : MILAN
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Cronies. : PALS
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Cracker bon-bons. : SNAPPERS
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Recoil in horror. : SHRINK
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Dangerous afloat. : LEAKY
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Impulse. : URGE
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Crowd round tumultuously. : MOB
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No-talent instrument. : PIANOLA
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Power devices. : ENGINES
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Wearers of iron heels. : DESPOTS
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Journeyer to Mecca. : MOSLEM
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Homeric. : EPICAL
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Wahines' dances. : HULAS
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Rich soil. : LOAM
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Long-legged birds of Brazil. : SERIEMAS
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Sound of repeated footfalls. : PADPAD
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Gathers one's forces. : MARSHALS
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Repairable, as metal. : WELDABLE
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Naggings. : TEASINGS
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Not in effect any more. : VOID
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Fight program. : CARD
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Minor matters. : TRIVIA
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Quite a few. : MANY
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Mexico's neighbor: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Making tax-free. : EXEMPTING
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Move suddenly. : DART
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On the go. : ACTIVE
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Deflect a blow. : WARDOFF
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Fowl with a gaudy mate. : PEAHEN
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Hard and glittering. : STEELY
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"For want ___ the horse was lost." : OFASHOE
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In the form of vapor. : GASEOUS
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Pearly substances. : NACRES
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Moon-shaped. : LUNATE
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Fight back. : RESIST
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Knitters, at times. : RAVELERS
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"The ___ ripe and the meadow's in the bloom." : CORNTOPS
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Storehouses. : ARSENALS
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Profession. : METIER
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Constituent of steel and cast iron. : PEARLITE
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Brought up. : BRED
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Receptacle. : TRAY
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Hostiles. : FOES
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Role in "Cleopatra." : CAESAR
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Lowest card in pinochle. : NINE
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Flat fee. : RENT
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Dear sirs. : GENTLEMEN
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Equipment for firemen. : GASMASKS
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Tingle. : PRICK
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Arsenic sulfide for pigments. : REALGAR
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Atone for. : EXPIATE
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Fought for honor. : DUELLED
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Mere money. : PELF
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Awakener. : ARISER
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Songster. : CAROLER
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Abject ones. : ABASERS
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Indulges every whim (with "to"). : CATERS
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Rugged individualists. : LONERS
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Joked feebly. : PUNNED
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Ejected. : OUSTED
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Anybody's home. : HOTEL
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Prepared, as apples. : CORED
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Withstood. : BORNE
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Earth goddess and Titan mother. : GAIA
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Beautiful moth. : LUNA
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Muddy. : MIRY
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Name meaning "high." : ELI
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Adam's ___ (water). : ALE
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Man's history. : WAR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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