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HIGH FINANCE

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1965

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,866
Across
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Peremptory command. : SHUTUP
7
Mr. Milquetoast. : CASPAR
13
Gushes. : JETS
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Under the ban. : TABU
21
Medicament. : IODINE
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Yankee rival. : ORIOLE
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State or lake. : UTAH
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Augury. : OMEN
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Premiums. : TRADINGSTAMPS
27
Film role. : JAMESBOND
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Money: Slang. : KALE
30
Legendary Syracusan. : DAMON
31
Unhappy look. : POUT
33
Take care of. : LOOKTO
34
Nothing but. : ALL
35
___ means (nabob). : MANOF
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Superimposed rows. : TIERS
38
Normandy town. : STLO
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Sharp projections. : FANGS
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Recoil in a way. : WINCE
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Follows a clue. : SLEUTHS
44
Undertakings. : EFFORTS
47
Weight unit. : CARAT
48
Skyrockets. : SOARS
49
United. : ONE
51
Memorizes. : LEARNS
52
Climbing gear. : ALPENSTOCKS
54
Chemical suffixes. : ANES
55
See 117 Across. : ALIKE
56
Encomium. : PRAISE
57
Fish. : HAKE
58
Feature of a kilt. : PLEAT
59
Shooting matches: Fr. : TIRS
60
Arctic bird. : BRANT
61
Storage places. : BINS
62
Baked ___. : ALASKA
63
Compass point. : ENE
64
Remembers. : BEARSINMIND
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Set out. : START
68
Church employes. : SEXTONS
70
Like: Suffix. : OID
71
Protective device. : THIMBLE
74
Meat, in Mexico. : CARNE
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Gabfest. : BULLSESSION
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Jewish teacher. : RAB
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Unfaithful one, in a ballad. : JOHNNY
83
Grouper. : MERO
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Jottings. : NOTES
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___ pieces. : GOTO
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Fully appreciative. : AWAKE
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Beginning. : SEED
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Rooms: Fr. : SALLES
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Outward sign. : TOKEN
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Resort places. : INNS
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Guesswork. : SPECULATION
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Stand up for. : DEFEND
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Side of a triangle. : LEG
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Nail's partner. : TOOTH
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Imperfectly. : AMISS
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Press material. : REPORTS
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Insurrections. : REVOLTS
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Salmon. : SMOLT
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The "Old Soak." : TOPER
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Players in a game. : ENDS
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Up, in a game. : ATBAT
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Napoleon's pride. : ARMEE
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Variations of 1 Across. : SHS
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Kind of account. : CHARGE
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Star in Lyra. : VEGA
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___ up (make money). : CLEAN
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Home run: Slang. : SWAT
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London street. : HAYMARKET
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With 55 Across, divide equally. : SHAREANDSHARE
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Et ___. : ALII
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Make money. : EARN
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___ the band. : TOBEAT
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Card game. : ECARTE
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State: Abbr. : PENN
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Information. : DATA
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Namesakes of Scott heroine. : ELLENS
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Switched to the low beam. : DIMMED
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Baranof Island town. : SITKA
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Hourly. : HORAL
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"The Quiet Crisis" author. : UDALL
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___ over. : TIDE
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Prefix with vocal or verse. : UNI
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Hanging ornaments. : PENDANTS
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Orderly universe. : COSMOS
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___ self-defense. : ARTOF
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City on the Wei River. : SIAN
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Canine, for short. : POM
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Place for 52 Across. : ALP
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Particulars. : RESPECTS
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African charms. : JUJUS
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Homme d'___ (statesman). : ETAT
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Headpiece. : TAM
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Harbors. : SHELTERS
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Besides. : TOBOOT
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Run ___. : AMOK
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Proclivity. : BENT
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Make null. : UNDO
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Groups of persons. : GANGS
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Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
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Pay dirt. : ORE
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Seine tributary. : MARNE
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Loses patience. : TIRES
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Jejune. : INANE
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Quench. : SLAKE
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Flatware. : FORKS
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Forest denizen. : WAPITI
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Places for clocks. : SOCKS
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Bismarck's epithet for Makler. : HONESTBROKER
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Furtive move. : SNEAK
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Fills with joy. : ELATES
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Catty. : FELINE
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Give-and-take of a sort. : FAIREXCHANGE
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Groups of families. : CLANS
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___ so. : SOAND
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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African tree. : ARAR
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Attenuated. : THIN
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Tocsin. : ALARM
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Chalcedony. : PRASE
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Ordinary. : PLAIN
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TV name. : BENNY
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Invitations. : BIDS
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Mousquetaire. : ATHOS
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Carried. : BORNE
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Unit of length. : MIL
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Farm features. : STIES
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Receptacles. : TANKS
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Potential. : LATENT
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Government issue. : EBONDS
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Wood. : BEECH
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Indic language. : URDU
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Secure the aid of. : ENLIST
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Concert renditions. : SOLOS
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Sandhurst weapon. : STEN
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Lock up. : JAIL
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One of the landed gentry. : OWNER
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Comes across. : MEETS
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Try to get. : GOFOR
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Detects. : SPOTS
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Pacific islands. : SAMOA
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Inclined. : ATILT
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Plains abode. : TEPEE
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Joined in a way. : SOLDERED
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Wallop. : LAMBASTE
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Relied (on). : DEPENDED
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Salote's realm. : TONGA
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___ à clef. : ROMAN
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Rats. : VERMIN
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British money: Abbr. : STG
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Deals with. : TREATS
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Storied volcano. : AETNA
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"Yond Cassius has ___ and hungry look." : ALEAN
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Migratory multitude. : SWARM
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American author. : HARTE
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Quadruped. : STEED
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Man: Colloq. : CHAP
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Robust. : HALE
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Hebrew letter. : AYIN
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Green, in heraldry. : VERT
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Ojibwa's relative. : CREE
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Humbug. : SHAM
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Mowgli's python. : KAA
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Relative of a vac. : HOL
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : ABL
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School subject: Abbr. : SCI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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