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HORTICULTURAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1960

Author:
James Byrne
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 192, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
James Byrne has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 2-Down clue had "Colisonnés"; corrected this to "Cloisonnés."

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,027
Across
1
Douglas fir. : REDPINE
8
Junior Jacqueminot. : ROSEBUD
15
Home of orange blossoms. : FLORIDA
22
Make into a bower. : ENARBOR
23
Windflower. : ANEMONE
24
Bedstraw herb. : LOVEMAN
25
Countryman of Spain. : PAISANO
26
Restores to harmony. : RETUNES
27
Minding. : OBEYING
28
Interjections. : UMS
29
Herbalist balm for bruises. : REDOIL
31
Solar dynamism. : SUNPOWER
33
Attic T. : TAU
34
Garlands. : LEIS
36
Cloth-stretcher. : TENTER
38
Steps over fences. : STILES
39
Chain armor. : MAIL
40
Type of downpour. : SLEET
42
Befitted. : SUITED
44
Elbe tributary. : ISER
45
Metal eye of a reata. : HONDA
46
Disquisitions. : ESSAYS
48
Formal works of art. : SETPIECES
50
Show horse. : HUNTER
51
Propagated. : BRED
53
Speedboat. : SEASLED
54
Went. : LEFT
55
Advocate. : APPEALER
59
___ potatoes. : RICED
60
2,420 square yards. : HALFACRE
64
Handel's "secular odes." : SERENATAS
66
French lord. : DUC
67
Cape jasmines. : GARDENIAS
68
Earwicker's initials used in "Finnegan's Wake." : HCE
69
Short essays. : THEMES
71
Cogent. : STRONG
73
Of Denmark. : DANIC
74
Hangs down loosely. : LOPS
76
Cry. : SCREAM
78
Social bud-to-be: Colloq. : SUBDEB
80
No one: Lat. : NEMO
81
Town near Jerusalem. : ANATA
83
Apathy. : TORPOR
85
Singers. : BASSOS
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Sea: Fr. : MER
88
Watercourses. : RIVERBEDS
90
Jade or jasper. : GEM
92
Following as a consequence. : RESULTANT
94
Royal maces. : SCEPTERS
95
Life of the party: Slang. : CUTUP
97
Bony fishes. : TELEOSTS
98
Enclosures. : PENS
99
Pronounced in a certain way. : PALATAL
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Appear to be. : SEEM
102
Gum tree. : TUPELO
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Emits through pores. : PERSPIRES
107
Sprinkle. : SPARGE
111
Nonpareils: Slang. : ONERS
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Golden ___. : MEAN
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Of foliage, sword-shaped. : ENSATE
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Rigorous. : STERN
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Partiality. : BIAS
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The touch-me-not. : BALSAM
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Regulate. : GOVERN
121
Poems by Pindar. : ODES
122
Toward the taffrail. : AFT
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Authoritative commands. : DICTATES
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___ lion of Hercules' first labor. : NEMEAN
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Ferment flax. : RET
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Bouquet. : CORSAGE
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___ horse of Persia 500 B.C. : NISAEAN
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Home of A. Stradivari. : CREMONA
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Author. : CREATOR
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Nautical cubature. : TONNAGE
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Half of a garment. : TROUSER
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What frittatas are. : OMELETS
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Flouted. : SNEERED
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Machines for polishing. : SANDERS
Down
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Historic British warship. : REPULSE
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Cloisonnés. : ENAMELS
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Oxeyes. : DAISIES
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Braces: Abbr. : PRS
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Steel piece. : IBAR
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Work for nine musicians. : NONET
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Disintegrates. : ERODES
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Uncommon things. : RARITIES
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Unilateral. : ONELETTER
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Clique. : SET
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Big birds. : EMUS
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Premium. : BONUS
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Not inveigled. : UNENTICED
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Scorned. : DESPISED
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The choicest part. : FLOWER
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Ear flaps. : LOBES
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Beyond. : OVER
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King: Span. : REY
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Counterfeit: Rare. : IMITANT
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Water wheel, named for mythical maids. : DANAIDE
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Rawboned. : ANGULAR
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Burden. : ONUS
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Sounds from the bull ring. : OLES
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Navy engineer. : SEABEE
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Made amends. : REPAID
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Native of Billings. : MONTANAN
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Despot. : TYRANT
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Olympic event. : DISCUS
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Made angry. : HUFFED
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Grace words in the Psalms. : SELAHS
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Sustained. : HELD
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Radar and sonar: Var. : DETECTERS
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Bountiful gifts. : LARGESSES
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Hewn stones in masonry. : ASHLARS
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Long Island bay. : PECONIC
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Surface a path in advance. : PREPAVE
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Items for a rifleman. : RAMRODS
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Telephone instrument. : HANDSET
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Theatres. : CINEMAS
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Garb. : RAIMENT
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Beaux. : ESCORTS
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Sibyls. : SEERS
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___ numerals, source of Arabic number. : GOBAR
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Vitality. : SAP
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Scrub. : RUB
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Mettlesome horses. : STEPPERS
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Autocrats. : MOGULS
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Lower houses of Greek parliaments. : BOULES
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Russian guilds. : ARTELS
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Bind again. : RETAPE
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Naps. : SLEEPS
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"There Shall ___ Night." : BENO
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Using a sordine. : MUTING
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Perennial herb or its berry. : TOMATO
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Clove pink. : CARNATION
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Rectory. : PARSONAGE
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Farmers. : PEASANTS
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Fermented. : LEAVENED
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Widely cultivated annual. : TOBACCO
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Constant. : UNIFORM
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Laburnum plant. : PEATREE
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Beat heavily, as hard rain. : PELT
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Petiole. : STEM
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Lancaster's symbol. : REDROSE
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More naive. : GREENER
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Bespangles. : ENSTARS
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Bearers of official symbols. : MACERS
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Constructs. : ERECTS
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Prejudiced one. : BIGOT
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In law, intermediate. : MESNE
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Philippine mahogany. : NARRA
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Fruit. : DATE
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Sensible. : SANE
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Element 10. : NEON
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E. I. hardwood tree. : SAL
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Cereal spike. : EAR
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___ pies. : MUD

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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