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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, September 11, 1966

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,238
Across
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Sporting errors. : MISSES
7
Plant capsule. : SEEDPOD
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Other people's places. : STEADS
20
Whole. : INTACT
21
Off base, with permission. : ONLEAVE
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Home that is not a house. : WIGWAM
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Excoriate. : SCATHE
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Favorable status: Slang. : GOODREP
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Pretty cat. : ANGORA
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Mammoth. : HUGE
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Remove goods to safety: Law. : ELOIN
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Girl's name. : ARLENE
31
Indian title. : MIR
32
Fortas. : ABE
33
Reel. : SPOOL
34
The real ones. : MCCOYS
35
Be eager for. : PANT
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Shot. : PISTOLED
38
Where Penang is. : MALAYA
39
Lean and lanky. : RANGY
40
Noun suffixes. : URES
41
Certain frat men: Colloq. : DEKES
42
Bird food. : SEED
44
Nimble. : AGILE
47
Child in "Les Misérables." : COSETTE
49
View. : ASPECT
53
Having less embonpoint. : BONIER
55
Liqueur flavoring. : ANISE
56
Type of radio. : PORTABLE
58
Harsh noise. : RASP
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"___ of Jeanie . . . " : IDREAM
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Left officially. : SIGNEDOUT
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Leaf cutter. : ANT
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Make ___ (err subconsciously). : AFREUDIANSLIP
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Brünnhilde's punishment. : DEEPSLEEP
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New York island. : STATEN
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Shenanigan. : DIDO
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Trellis of a kind. : ESPALIER
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Like a kite without ___. : ATAIL
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Free. : GRATIS
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Aquatic molelike animal. : DESMAN
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Not lost to salvation. : SAVABLE
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Agreeable. : AMENE
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Norse girl's name. : INGA
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Wine. : TOKAY
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Handed out. : GAVE
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Watchful. : ALERT
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Girl's name. : MURIEL
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Signs of love. : CARESSES
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More than errors. : SINS
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Tends the lawn. : RESODS
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Plastic source. : RESIN
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Phone No. 2. : EXT
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___ Nidre. : KOL
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Capital of Veracruz. : JALAPA
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Fragrant cakes. : SOAPS
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" . . . baked in ___." : APIE
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Glaze. : ENAMEL
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Allmost full, as the moon. : GIBBOUS
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High-bounding antelope. : IMPALA
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Remember. : RECALL
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Expatiate. : ENLARGE
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Pinned down. : NAILED
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Strong. : STEELY
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Cradle, so to speak. : SEEDBED
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Good for grazing. : GRASSY
Down
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Accident. : MISHAP
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Nightmare characters. : INCUBI
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Degrees. : STAGES
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Gorge. : SATE
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Airplane formation: Abbr. : ECH
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Churchly height. : STEEPLE
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Not ___ (mediocre). : SOGOOD
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Anoint: Obs. : ENOIL
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N. C. college. : ELON
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Author's inscription: Abbr. : DED
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Holy Spirit as a comforter. : PARACLETE
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Cloudy. : OVERCAST
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Spread out, as troops. : DEPLOY
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Old ugly ducklings. : SWANS
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Prong. : TINE
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It's blue for a robin. : EGG
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"Sometime" thing of song. : AWOMAN
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Venturesome. : DARING
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Objectionable Aleck. : SMARTY
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Highland loves. : LOES
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Young hawk. : EYAS
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Rail bird: Var. : SOREE
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Keeps slipping. : MAKESMISTAKES
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The barefoot sound. : PADPAD
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Dutch flower. : TULIP
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Toward a middle plane. : MESIAD
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Make a new base for a mast. : RESTEP
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Laundered. : DONEUP
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In gainful employment. : EARNING
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Rubbed off. : ABRADED
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Natives of part of India. : GOANESE
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Foot parts. : INSTEPS
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Goes at a mad speed. : CAREERS
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Letter. : EPISTLE
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Vulcanite. : EBONITE
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Given the needed info. : CLUEDIN
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Sugar: Chem. : TETROSE
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Burglar job. : RIFLING
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Do girl-watching. : OGLE
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Endure: Scot. : DREE
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Slow-paced. : SNAILY
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Sloping. : ASLANT
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Moorish ketlledrum. : ATABAL
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Roof of the World, in Asia. : PAMIRS
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Ladies. : DAMES
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Not inevitable. : AVOIDABLE
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Glossy-black. : RAVEN
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Belladonna. : ATROPINE
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Enamel: Obs. : AMEL
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Sound of surprise. : GASP
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On the ascent. : ARISING
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The inquisitive. : ASKERS
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Young animal. : LIONET
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Intertwine. : ENLACE
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Practices. : USAGES
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Quit. : CEASED
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Calyx leaves. : SEPALS
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Deportees. : EXILES
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Unwavering. : STEADY
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Brisk tennis exchange. : RALLY
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Red. : ROUGE
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Crystallize. : JELL
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Rowan tree. : SORB
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Samoan city. : APIA
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Miss West. : MAE
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Harmful. : BAD
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Flaw. : MAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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