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CALL TO THE COLORS

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1960

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original grid had a T at the 96-Across/79-Down crossing; changed this to an S.

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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,006
Across
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Silvery. : ARGENT
7
Color of a bird of paradise. : EMERALD
14
Brown as an apple. : RUSSET
20
Campus cap. : BEANIE
21
N. H. city of dog-sled derby. : LACONIA
22
The color tan. : ORIOLE
23
Black ___, the Japanese Current. : STREAM
24
Variegated, like quartz. : AGATINE
25
Poet of the green isle. : OSSIAN
26
Inspiration for Keats. : URN
27
Did out of malice. : SPITED
29
The color citron yellow. : MIMOSA
31
Creek. : RIA
32
Unicorn of the Bible. : REEM
34
The epitomize women. : EVES
35
Greek island. : SAMOS
36
Volunteer State: Abbr. : TENN
37
Restrained. : DETERRED
39
Bluish-gray ores. : GALENAS
41
Bidding: Archaic. : HEST
42
Extinct birds. : MOAS
43
Arthurian knight. : BALIN
44
Show review in theatre lobby. : RAVE
46
Old playing cards. : TAROTS
49
Say it again. : RESTATE
51
Father of Abraham. : TERAH
54
Hot month in Argentina: Span. : ENERO
55
Boat of P. I. : BANCA
56
Small blood vessels. : VEINULES
59
Last name of Abie and Rose. : LEVY
60
1936 candidate. : LANDON
61
In a zooming way. : SOARINGLY
62
Running bird. : EMU
63
European honeysuckle flower. : GOLDANDSILVER
65
Son of Apollo. : ION
66
An Odets hero. : GOLDENBOY
68
Pronounced dislikes: Colloq. : PEEVES
69
So ___! : BEIT
70
More often than never. : UNSELDOM
71
The little men who aren't there. : ELVES
72
Sac, in anatomy. : BURSA
73
Special fisher. : EELER
74
Tasted. : SAMPLED
77
Brighton's county. : SUSSEX
78
Change course. : VEER
80
Pickled-pepper picker. : PIPER
81
Three stars in Orion. : BELT
82
Jazzman Brubeck. : DAVE
85
Less complex. : SIMPLER
87
Merge and mingle. : COALESCE
91
Endive blue color. : IRIS
92
Kind of bear, ideally camouflaged. : POLAR
93
Spicy flavor. : TANG
94
Scene of Vichy trials, 1942. : RIOM
95
Sign in a theatre lobby. : SRO
96
Join. : FASTEN
98
Attires: Rare. : TIRERS
100
Clip. : LOP
101
Dusty ___, ashy-gray plant. : MILLER
103
Run. : OPERATE
105
Half-Red continent. : EUROPE
107
Ancient writings of Persia. : AVESTA
108
Inducing mirth. : RISIBLE
109
More level. : EVENER
110
Red ___. : LETTER
111
Feeling or looking bluer. : SEEDIER
112
Table linen. : NAPERY
Down
1
Ridiculous. : ABSURD
2
Imperfect paper. : RETREE
3
Pigeon blood or Spanish wine. : GARNET
4
Hydrocarbon suffix. : ENE
5
Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
6
Paintings. : TEMPERAS
7
Walking on air. : ELATED
8
Wizards. : MAGES
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Plant modified by environment. : ECAD
10
Twaddle. : ROT
11
Zoological kingdom. : ANIMALIA
12
Arnica. : LINIMENT
13
Guardian spirit. : DAEMON
14
Aussie jumpers, for short. : ROOS
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___ Minor. : URSA
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Little girl. : SIS
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Evening affair. : SOIREE
18
Oleins. : ELAINS
19
Occupant. : TENANT
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Pulitzer prize composer. : IVES
30
Glacial ridges. : OSAR
33
"Lord, keep my ___ green." : MEMORY
35
Part of a table setting. : SALTANDPEPPER
36
On ___ (fleeing). : THERUN
38
Newspaper section. : ROTO
39
D'Artagnan was one. : GASCON
40
Lampoons. : SATIRES
43
Shading used in newspaper cartoons. : BENDAY
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To come: Fr. : VENIR
46
A language of India: Var. : TELEGU
47
Flower. : ANEMONE
48
Recoil in distaste: Obs. : REVULSE
49
Chance thoughts. : RANDOMS
50
Developed. : EVOLVED
52
HQ of the spahis. : ALGIERS
53
Secret wife of Abélard. : HELOISE
55
Italian aviator. : BALBO
57
Roof edges. : EAVES
58
Sentence structure. : SYNTAX
60
London, in Paris. : LONDRES
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Sifter. : SIEVER
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Jelly, in cookery. : GELEE
64
Retailer. : SELLER
67
Digs. : DELVES
69
___ Brown. : BUSTER
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Red baits him. : BULL
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A perfect kind of order. : APPLEPIE
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Patrons of La Scala. : MILANESE
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Ocean color. : SEAGREEN
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Tears. : RIPS
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Like ivory. : BONE
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Gray and gloomy. : DISMAL
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Get there. : ARRIVE
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Pansy's cousin. : VIOLET
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Cars. : MOTORS
87
Business life. : CAREER
88
Italian novelist. : SILONE
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He rolls out the barrels. : COOPER
90
Dominion: Poet. : EMPERY
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White Queen, for example. : TITLE
96
Garden party. : FETE
97
Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Japanese sock. : TABI
99
Fiji capital. : SUVA
102
Vessel of W.W. II. : LST
104
Well free of. : RID
106
Tie fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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