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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1960

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.67, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,034
Across
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Contents of a kind of bank. : PLASMA
7
Does a popular exercise. : ROWS
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Rogues. : SCAMPS
17
City near Chicago. : WHEATON
18
"Vade ___ me, satana." : RETRO
19
Changes the appearance of. : OBVERTS
21
City near Gary, Ind. : HAMMOND
22
Hare: Ger. : HASEN
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Form of a chemical element. : ISOTOPE
24
World-wide DP group: Abbr. : IRO
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Fourth class mail matter. : PARCEL
27
Mediator's skill. : TACT
29
In any way. : NEVER
30
Without: Fr. : SANS
32
Installs. : SEATS
33
Sparkling. : CRISP
35
St. ___ of Casia. : RITA
36
Commotions. : TODOS
38
Unruffled. : SMOOTH
40
Clever. : NEAT
42
Month: Abbr. : DEC
43
Man of Tibet. : SHERPA
45
Swift-sailing canoe. : PROA
46
Famous Bonn family. : ADENAUERS
48
Shopper's paradise. : BARGAINBASEMENT
51
Generally prevailing. : EPIDEMIC
53
Namesakes of 2d Caliph. : OMARS
54
Nines or fives. : TEAMS
58
Shopper's concern. : PRICETAG
59
Whooping ___. : CRANE
60
Geologist's concern. : FOSSIL
61
One: Ger. : EIN
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Yearly record. : ANNAL
64
Ragout of game. : SALMI
66
Year in 3d century. : CCI
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Domains. : REALMS
70
Yellow alloy. : BRASS
72
Relative of a dory. : LONGBOAT
75
Moot point. : ISSUE
76
Enter a port. : PUTIN
77
Polar region. : FARNORTH
78
The theatre. : LEGITIMATESTAGE
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Junior Leaguer. : DEBUTANTE
84
Exploit. : FEAT
85
Apprentice. : NOVICE
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River into Lake Balkash. : ILI
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Middling. : SOSO
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Practice. : CUSTOM
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Induced to proceed. : LEDON
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Shank's mare. : LEGS
96
Slow: Lat. : LENTO
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City on the Po. : TURIN
100
Hair dye. : TINT
101
Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
103
Pre-Lenin potentate. : TSAR
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Endeavor to attain. : TRYFOR
106
Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
107
At the ready. : ONALERT
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A kind of talk: Comb. form. : LOGUE
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Glassworks employe. : FROSTER
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The party's choice. : NOMINEE
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Items on TV sets. : KNOBS
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Cotton goods. : ETAMINE
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More flushed. : REDDER
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Put away. : SAVE
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Take away. : DEDUCT
Down
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Kingly title. : PHARAOH
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Tout ___. : LEMONDE
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Old Dutch measure. : AAM
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Point on a bus route. : STOP
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West African monkeys. : MONAS
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Segovia. : ANDRES
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Before long: Colloq. : REALSOON
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Military group: Abbr. : OTS
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Unhappy one. : WRETCH
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Submarine device. : SONAR
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Apparently. : SOITSEEMS
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TV initials. : CBS
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Bath's river. : AVON
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Parking ___. : METER
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Furnish. : PROVIDE
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Keeper of the keys of heaven. : STPETER
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Plays a card game. : WHISTS
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Persuasive oratory. : RHETORIC
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Glacial ice. : SERACS
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1960 specialties. : CAMPAIGNBUTTONS
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Rags-to-riches tale. : CINDERELLASTORY
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Of an acid. : SORBIC
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Star facet. : PANE
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Card symbol. : SPADE
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Small drum. : TABOR
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So much: Ital. : TANTO
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Father-in-law of Herod the Tetrarch. : ARETAS
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Throne, in Buddhist lands. : ASANA
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Skyline conference team. : UTES
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Kind of sleuth. : GMAN
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Stockpile. : AMASS
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Indians. : ERIES
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Pineapples: Span. : PINAS
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Tie. : ASCOT
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Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
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Cut. : SLIT
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Iolanthe, for one. : PERI
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Maintain. : CLAIM
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___ haddie. : FINNAN
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Man's nickname. : ARTIE
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Satirist Sahl. : MORT
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Humdinger. : LULU
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Get-togethers. : MEETS
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Tangle: Slang. : SNAFU
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19th Cen. Russian writer. : GOGOL
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Military commission. : BREVET
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Bowling alley machine. : PINSETTER
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Full-length movies. : FEATURES
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British prison. : GAOL
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Lab item. : TESTTUBE
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Former envoy to France. : DILLON
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Famous first lady. : ELEANOR
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Lions and tigers. : BIGGAME
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Nonsensical. : IDIOTIC
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Nunnery. : CONVENT
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Complete. : ENTIRE
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Moon phenomenon. : CORONA
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Put out. : MIFFED
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Without breaks. : SOLID
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Conferences. : TALKS
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North: Span. : NORTE
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Impel. : SEND
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Way. : ROAD
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Arikara. : REE
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State official: Abbr. : GOV
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School at Dallas. : SMU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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