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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, September 30, 1962

7-Down : Glib speech.

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,825
Across
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Having a gay aspect. : ASMILE
7
Famous theatre. : PALACE
13
Garment. : SLIP
17
Unadorned. : BALD
21
Cargo ship. : COALER
22
Device for calculating. : ABACUS
23
Primitive S. A. Indian. : AUCA
24
Conversational phrase. : ISEE
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Linen closet items. : TURKISHTOWELS
27
Mulligan. : IRISHSTEW
29
Condition. : STATUS
30
English dramatist. : PEELE
32
Vast region of Siberia. : TATARY
33
Goya's subject. : MAJA
37
Puzzle: Colloq. : GET
38
Part of 122 Across. : PANE
39
Go rapidly. : SKIRR
41
Dutch city. : EDAM
42
Manner. : AIR
43
Resist authority. : REBEL
44
Meaning. : IMPORT
47
Italian port. : RAPALLO
49
European blackbird. : MERL
50
Poker stakes. : ANTES
52
Swiss canton. : URI
54
Turkish hospice. : IMARET
55
English ___. : DAISY
56
Adhesives. : GLUES
57
Ruler. : TSAR
58
Feasted. : DINED
59
Amanita, boletus, etc. : FUNGI
60
Agrees with. : SUITS
61
Plautus character. : SOSIA
62
Summer: Fr. : ETE
63
Surface appearance. : PATINA
64
Runic characters. : WENS
65
Call ___ (remember). : TOMIND
66
Snug place. : NEST
68
Costa ___. : RICA
69
Sound. : NOISE
71
Molding. : SURBASE
72
Stone Age implement. : EOLITH
74
Kind or sort. : CLASS
75
Tie score. : TENTEN
76
Music for the bagpipe. : PIBROCH
78
Spoiled children. : BRATS
79
Italian currency. : LIRE
80
Common abbreviations. : ETCS
83
Emanate. : EMERGE
84
Appear to be. : SEEM
85
Sticks. : CLINGS
87
Fedora. : HAT
88
Foils. : EPEES
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Biblical spy in Canaan. : CALEB
90
Rooftrees. : HOMES
91
Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Norway ___. : RATS
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Material of Dover cliffs. : CHALK
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Silk-cotton tree. : CEIBA
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Sad: Fr. : TRISTE
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___ vous plaît. : SIL
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Mates. : PAIRS
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Flying prefix. : AERO
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Wodehouse character. : WOOSTER
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Modern. : RECENT
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Maltreat. : ABUSE
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Roman trio. : III
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"Waiting for the Robert ___." : ELEE
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Cook. : ROAST
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___ majesty. : LESE
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German conjunction. : UND
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Transmit. : SEND
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Wait upon. : ATTEND
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American ___. : EAGLE
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Again. : ENCORE
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Germans. : PRUSSIANS
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Chateau features. : FRENCHWINDOWS
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Boat. : PUNT
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Branch of learning. : ARTS
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Puzzle. : RIDDLE
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Raw recruit. : ROOKIE
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Receptions. : TEAS
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German-born cartoonist. : NAST
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Agrees to. : YESSES
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Property. : ESTATE
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Decree. : ACT
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French coin. : SOU
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Blemish. : MAR
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Kind: Colloq. : ILK
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Hawaiian symbols. : LEIS
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Whilom. : ERST
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Glib speech. : PATTER
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Near. : ABOUT
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Hammurabi's contribution. : LAWS
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Particle. : ACE
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In a blameworthy manner. : CULPABLY
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Ancient Palestinian. : ESSENE
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Mizzen, for instance. : SAIL
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Beguiles. : LURES
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Diversions. : PASTIMES
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French pub. : BISTRO
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Canine of fiction. : ASTA
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Sly look. : LEER
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Damp. : DEWY
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Saintly: Prefix. : HAGIO
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Lyres. : HARPS
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Nine-eyes. : EEL
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Connecticut city. : MERIDEN
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Human being. : ADAMITE
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Insect. : JAPANESEBEETLE
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Birds of prey. : KITES
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Prevail. : REIGN
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Tumbleweed. : RUSSIANTHISTLE
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Drills. : TRAINS
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Began. : LED
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Craze. : MANIA
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Adjust. : ALINE
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Brazil ___. : NUTS
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Turkish decree. : IRADE
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___ courage. : DUTCH
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Surmise. : GUESS
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Fall (of rain, night, etc.): Fr. : TOMBEE
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Loyalty. : FAITH
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Dairy product. : SWISSCHEESE
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Nature. : SORT
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Cost. : PRICE
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Airs. : TUNES
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Australian strait. : TORRES
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Cereal grass. : OAT
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Police officers: Abbr. : SERGS
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Wood. : LOGS
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Oklahoma Indian. : CREEK
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Moth: Lat. : TINEA
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Noblemen. : PEERS
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Damage. : IMPAIR
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Poe poem (with "The"). : BELLS
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Place of oblivion. : LIMBO
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Post exchange. : CANTEEN
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Guided. : STEERED
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___ Basin. : SAAR
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French river. : LOIRE
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Vouchers. : CHITS
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Carpentry adjuncts. : VISES
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___ bacon. : CANADIAN
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Informal chat. : CAUSERIE
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French pronoun. : TOI
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Toilers. : PEONS
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Black ___. : WIDOW
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Tops. : CRESTS
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School subject: Abbr. : ALG
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See 78 Down. : BELFRY
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Measures. : INCHES
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Pavilions. : TENTS
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Dutch ___. : UNCLE
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Calendar entry: Abbr. : APPT
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Exact. : TRUE
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Food fish. : TUNA
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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Objects. : ENDS
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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Constellation. : ARA
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MSS. men. : EDS
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Speck. : DOT
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Volga tributary. : OKA
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Humor. : WIT
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View. : SEE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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