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New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1963

97-Across : Longs (for).

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Sidney Lambert has 114 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,173
Across
1
Flexible. : LIMP
5
Lace cape. : FICHU
10
All hands. : CREW
14
___ up (appear). : CROP
18
Slangy suffix. : EROO
19
Outlander. : ALIEN
20
Babble. : PRATE
21
Wine: Prefix. : OENO
22
Hero of Strauss tone poem. : TILLEULENSPIEGEL
25
Spice. : MACE
26
Girls named for stars. : STELLAS
27
Runs swiftly. : HARES
28
Garment flap. : LAPPET
30
Book of the Bible: Abbr. : MATT
31
Another def. for 13 Down. : CANAL
32
Greeting: Fr. : SALUT
33
Nautical spars. : SPRITS
36
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
37
Long stretches. : LENGTHS
39
Steal (game). : POACH
40
Johnny ___ (John Chapman). : APPLESEED
42
Teleosts. : EELS
44
Sorts. : ILKS
45
Peau de ___. : SOIE
47
Sailor. : HAT
48
Belgian native: Abbr. : WAL
49
Letter. : CEE
50
No sinecure. : HARDROWTOHOE
55
Where 140,353 farms are. : OHIO
56
Idumaean. : EDOMITE
58
Points deep under the ocean floor. : MOHOS
59
Meditating (over). : PORING
61
Shifts. : VEERS
62
Moro chiefs. : DATOS
63
Achieve much success. : GOFAR
64
City of the Ukraine. : ODESSA
66
Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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Handsome youths. : APOLLOS
70
___. pron. : PERS
71
Preparing a field for later crops. : PLOWINGUNDER
75
"___ me?" : WHO
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Realtor: Abbr. : AGT
77
Common suffixes. : ERS
78
Proboscis. : NOSE
79
Siliceous rock. : SIAL
80
Guffaw. : HAHA
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Sill. : THRESHOLD
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Art category. : GENRE
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Trays. : SERVERS
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Indians. : HOPIS
90
Weather word. : COLDER
91
Coconut fibers. : COIRS
92
Bermuda island. : PAGET
93
Synagogue. : SHUL
94
Birds. : GROUSE
96
Moslem scriptures. : KORAN
97
Longs (for). : THIRSTS
100
Meads. : LEAS
101
Commits youthful follies. : SOWSONESWILDOATS
105
Groundless. : IDLE
106
Gray. : ASHEN
107
Chicken à la ___. : REINE
108
Norse goddess. : FRIA
109
Direct: Colloq. : BOSS
110
Red quartz. : SARD
111
Philosophers. : SAGES
112
___ out. : FARM
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Small: Suffix. : LET
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Flag. : IRIS
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Lose feathers. : MOLT
4
Disputation. : POLEMICS
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Imperfections. : FAULTS
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___ ease. : ILLAT
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French cos. : CIES
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Plymouth Rock. : HEN
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Dull. : UNSHARP
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Angling item. : CREEL
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Dusters. : RAGS
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French season. : ETE
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___ good. : WELLAND
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Reckon. : COMPUTE
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Incur retribution. : REAPTHEWHIRLWIND
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Homer. : POET
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Henry Morgan. : PIRATE
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Israeli port. : ELATH
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Discussion group. : PANEL
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School course: Abbr. : ALG
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Prance. : CAPER
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Take care of. : SEETO
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Cloves. : SPICE
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Propelled, as a boat. : POLED
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Censure: Colloq. : RAKEOVERTHECOALS
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Muslim judge. : CAID
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Namesakes of Jacob's wife. : LEAHS
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Destroyed. : SLAIN
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Chases, as chickens. : SHOOS
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Walk heavily. : SLOG
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Minor ruler. : SATRAP
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Cleveland cargoes. : ORES
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Goes swiftly. : HIES
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Arabian. : OMANI
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"Ring" role. : WOTAN
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Strip of hide. : THONG
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Type of poem. : EPOPEE
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Viva-voce. : ORAL
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Hodgepodge. : MESS
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"___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
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Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
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Pointed tools. : GADS
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Fish. : OPAH
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French painter. : DEGAS
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Newspaper men: Abbr. : CORRS
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Chicago's airport. : OHARE
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Cobbler. : SOLER
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Annealing ovens. : LEHRS
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Dark. : UNLIT
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Drowses. : NODS
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Disposes of. : SELLSOFF
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Kindles. : AROUSES
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Saint's namesakes. : TERESAS
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Rose of ___, the althea. : SHARON
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Navaho lodge. : HOGAN
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Kitchen devices. : OPENERS
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Plant. : GOURD
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Force: Lat. : VIS
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Hot peppers: Sp. : CHILES
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Nonplused. : POSED
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Effulgence. : SHINE
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Facile. : GLIB
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Make over. : REDO
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Electrical abbreviation. : KWHR
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Small shoot. : TWIG
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Whilom Irish capital. : TARA
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Use a muddler. : STIR
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA
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China, for one. : SEA
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Dodsworth. : SAM

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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