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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, September 24, 1961

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,454
Across
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Historic peak. : ARARAT
7
Rod in a Roman bundle. : FASCIS
13
Hang like a tassel. : DANGLE
19
Outcast. : PARIAH
20
Brave as any man. : GALLANT
21
Of the eye. : OCULAR
22
Money. : INCOME
23
Capital of Uganda. : ENTEBBE
24
Harem. : ZENANA
25
Relative of Gouda. : EDAM
26
Mob. : GANG
28
Unfairly treated. : WRONGED
30
Oriental chief. : RAS
31
Study. : CON
32
Complete. : FINISH
34
Early Israeli underground. : IRGUN
35
Day of jubilation. : FETE
36
Decline to skin and bones. : EMACIATE
38
Mangle. : IRONER
40
Paddock denizens. : MARES
41
Pullets. : HENS
42
Biblical idol. : BAAL
43
Miss Velez and namesakes. : LUPES
45
Going the wind's way. : ADRIFT
48
Handled, like a sword. : HILTED
50
Roofing workers. : SLATERS
54
Comes across. : MEETS
55
Atelier items. : PALETTES
57
Mr. Bones, perhaps. : ENDMAN
58
Streets: Abbr. : AVS
59
Satan. : BELIAL
60
Approachable. : GETATABLE
62
Bribes. : SOPS
64
Braver than any man. : LIONHEARTED
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___ Bowl. : YALE
67
Ray. : STINGAREE
69
Sudden floods. : SPATES
70
Galahad or Lancelot. : SIR
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Spookier. : EERIER
72
Became suddenly clear to. : DAWNEDON
74
"We're off ___ the wizard . . . " : TOSEE
76
Describing some eyes. : DEEPSET
78
Spanish coins. : REALES
79
Signature of Antarctic explorer. : REBYRD
80
"___ the bag." : ITSIN
82
Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
83
Stout sleuth. : NERO
84
Lifting device : CRANE
87
Redstone, for one. : ROCKET
89
Gay with pennants. : BANNERED
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Circlet. : RING
94
First Pulitzer Prize novelist. : POOLE
95
Airy creature. : SPRITE
97
Of all: Scot. : AVA
98
Mother tongue: Abbr. : ENG
99
With a tendency. : TENDENT
101
Riff's mate. : RAFF
102
Barracuda. : SPET
103
Spotted cat. : OCELOT
105
Beetle. : LADYBUG
107
City on Lake Michigan. : RACINE
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Precocious girl (to say the least). : LOLITA
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Time of day. : EVENING
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Shifty one. : ELUDER
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Paint. : ENAMEL
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Peaceful. : SERENE
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Audience for Susanna. : ELDERS
Down
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For each one. : APIECE
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Unaimed. : RANDOM
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Mysteries. : ARCANA
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Town of Vichy trials, 1940. : RIOM
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Old Dutch measure. : AAM
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Jack ___ killer. : THEGIANT
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Sharp teeth. : FANGS
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High, in music. : ALT
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Quite a lot. : SLEW
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Collapsible-top coupé. : CABRIOLET
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Innate. : INBORN
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Yankee prose. : STENGEL
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Collective eggs. : DOZEN
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Served à la Pancho. : ACED
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Wimpled lady. : NUN
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Participant in an eye duel. : GLARER
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Woolly. : LANATE
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Removes all traces. : ERASES
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Spirit. : GENIE
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Fabre topic. : ANTS
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Hindu teachers. : GURUS
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Feudal estates. : FIEFS
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Florida racetrack. : HIALEAH
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Quadragesimal observation. : FASTDAY
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Pert, saucy girl. : CHIT
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Sidewinder. : RATTLESNAKE
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On purpose. : MEANT
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Of two lines, in math. : BILINEAR
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Says guilty or not. : PLEADS
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Made a hoard. : AMASSED
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Ardent fan. : DEVOTEE
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Gloried like an angel. : HALOED
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Fallen like Lucifer. : DEGRADED
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Foreign office. : EMBASSY
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Chaffer. : RALLIER
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Curled the lip. : SNEERED
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Chinese river, as on a map. : PEIR
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Fist fights. : SETTOS
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Toots raucously. : BLARES
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Number suffix. : TEEN
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Potshotting. : SNIPING
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Little monkeys. : APELETS
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"Beau ___," Wren novel. : GESTE
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Guest of a sort. : WEEKENDER
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Tin-lead alloy. : TERNE
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Wood wind. : OBOE
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Shaped metal bar. : TIRON
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How supers live. : RENTFREE
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Menu item. : NOODLES
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Childlike. : NAIF
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Louisianian. : CREOLE
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Small, round valley of the southwest. : RINCON
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Novelist Thirkell. : ANGELA
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Cling or part. : CLEAVE
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Confederate general. : BRAGG
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French express. : RAPIDE
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More level. : EVENER
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P. O. stamps. : DATERS
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Rose leaf. : PETAL
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A former plum. : PRUNE
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Carry (a gun). : TOTE
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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Go with the wind. : SCUD
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Another form of Ltd. : LIM
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Storage place. : BIN
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Quite. : ALL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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