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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

MENAGERIE

New York Times, Sunday, September 5, 1982

4-Down : Powder used in color TV tubes

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,989
Across
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Senate, e.g. : BODY
5
Pasty cement : MASTIC
11
Certain art works : PIETAS
17
Political position : LEFT
21
Med.-sch. subject : ANAT
22
Celia's alias in "A.Y.L.I." : ALIENA
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Carried away : ENRAPT
24
Ornamental case : ETUI
25
Little Bighorn victor : SITTINGBULL
27
Sellers role : PINKPANTHER
29
Entombs : INURNS
30
Robe for Octavia : STOLA
32
Item for Weiskopf : TEE
33
Scuffle : TUSSLE
34
Assyrian's tongue : SEMITIC
36
Pippin's heart : CORE
38
Dominant : STRONG
40
Quite a different matter : AHORSEOFANOTHERCOLOR
47
Murray of silents : MAE
50
Legislate : ENACT
51
Puppeteer Allison : FRAN
52
Sigma : ESS
53
See 61 Across : ARE
54
Ending for patriot or ideal : ISM
55
Seaport on Okinawa : NAHA
57
Pierre's well-wishers : AMIS
59
Describing the Holy See : PAPAL
61
With 53 and 100 Across, 1928 song : MYBLACKBIRDS
66
Chintzy felines, à la Field : CALICOCATS
70
Seaport on Panay : ILOILO
71
Bit of horn tissue : SCUR
72
Imbue with new vigor : REVITALIZE
73
Sockeye and coho : SALMONS
75
Uncover : BARE
77
Moreno of baseball : OMAR
78
Burgess's well-known first line : INEVERSAWAPURPLECOW
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Public : OPEN
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" ... from the lazy finger ___": Shak. : OFAMAID
90
Crab or lobster : CRUSTACEAN
95
Recorded proceedings : ACTA
98
Osage, for one : ORANGE
99
Locomotives : IRONHORSES
100
See 61 Across : BLUEBIRDSNOW
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Drain : SEWER
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Stepped on : TROD
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Hot time in Paree : ETE
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Cooler : ADE
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Meet : SIT
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Soho bunk : DOSS
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Hanker after : CRAVE
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Singer Acuff : ROY
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Malicious hypocrite : WOLFINSHEEPSCLOTHING
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Archons' kin : EDILES
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Brain tissue : TELA
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Sonnet sections : OCTAVES
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Leopold III's bride: 1926 : ASTRID
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Engr.'s degree : BCE
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Discourage : DETER
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How banshees wail : EERILY
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Howard Hughes's seaplane : SPRUCEGOOSE
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Diversionary tactics : REDHERRINGS
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Bellow : SAUL
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Meager : SPARSE
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Physiologist Mosso: 1846-1910 : ANGELO
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Sing like Ella : SCAT
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Eurydice's abode : TREE
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Approach collapse : TOTTER
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Hard and cold : STEELY
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Pronoun : HERS
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Foundation : BASIS
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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Fact : DATUM
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Powder used in color TV tubes : YTTRIA
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O'Hara's Tara, for one : MANSION
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Trig cousin : ALG
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Kinsmen : SIBS
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Native of Ger. : TEUT
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___ parentis : INLOCO
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Cancel : CALLOFF
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Zip : PEP
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Composer Bloch : ERNEST
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"___ 'A' Train": 1941 song : TAKETHE
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Vol.'s supplement : APP
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Parts of turbines : STATORS
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Met fan's entreaty : LETSGO
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Ordinal endings : ETHS
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Peat, e.g. : FUEL
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Flag : TIRE
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Dog ___ manger : INTHE
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"___ Dimittis," old hymn : NUNC
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Macaws : ARARAS
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Fussbudget : CRANK
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Town of Judah : ENAM
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___ judicata : RES
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Scotch fiddles : SCABS
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Code of morals : ETHIC
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In the bag : ONICE
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World's highest capital : LAPAZ
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Emulate Cicero : ORATE
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Electrical units : RELS
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Actresses Hines and Kennedy : MIMIS
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Places of refuge : ASYLA
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Surgeons' concerns : EMBOLI
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Curaçao's neighbor : ARUBA
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Relish : SAVOR
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Tammany man : POL
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Chemical prefix : ACI
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Delineate : LIMN
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Banquet in Bologna : CONVITO
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Remove money from an account : DRAWON
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Like Dali's watches : LIMP
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___-Turkish War: 1911-12 : ITALO
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Attend to : CAREFOR
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The 21st Amendment : REPEAL
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Stogie : SEGAR
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It may be bum : RAP
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Army missiles : ROCS
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It, too, may be bum : STEER
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Like a diamond in the rough : UNCUT
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Joker : CARD
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Medical suffixes : OMAS
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Less ruddy : WANNER
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"___ prepare a place ... " : IGOTO
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"The School and Society" author : DEWEY
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Statement of faith : CREDO
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Spur part : ROWEL
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French article : UNE
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Wall St. abbr. : SHR
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In reserve : ASIDE
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Like a stubborn hombre : TERCO
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Cancel a space trip : ABORT
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" ... ere ___ Elba" : ISAW
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Ran the show : BOSSED
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Hell's Canyon is here : IDAHO
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Egyptian Christian : COPT
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Most derisive, in a way : SNIDEST
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Nfld. or Icel. : ISL
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What not to rock or miss : THEBOAT
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Whites of the eyes : SCLERAS
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Sovereign's deputy : VICEROY
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Word on a door : ENTER
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Ruler : FERULE
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Of the ego's source : IDIC
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Convoy : ESCORT
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Hidden : LATENT
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Gaudy : GARISH
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Edwards or Lombardi : VINCE
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"King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
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Networks of R.R.'s : SYSTS
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Staff mem. : ASST
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Coast Guard acronym : SPAR
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Make plumb : TRUE
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Quiddity, in a way : ESSE
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Selvage : EDGE
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Syngman ___ : RHEE
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Where to buy stps. : GPO
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Ending for auction : EER
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Pipe joint : ELL

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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