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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1962

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,804
Across
1
Golf stroke. : BAFF
5
Absorb eagerly: Colloq. : LAPUP
10
Hemingway heroine. : PILAR
15
Star in Draco. : ADIB
19
Impression. : IDEA
20
Boxing ring. : ARENA
21
Roman official. : EDILE
22
Cheviot. : WOOL
23
Reform. : TURNOVERANEWLEAF
26
In the year: Lat. : ANNO
27
World-weariness. : ENNUI
28
Famous stage role. : ABIE
29
Extreme. : DRASTIC
31
School: Abbr. : INST
33
Kiltie. : SCOT
34
Does the work of. : ACTSAS
35
U. S. A. or U. S. N. : BRANCHOFTHESERVICE
42
Sierra Nevada or Teton. : RANGE
43
___ green. : ALOES
44
Infect. : TAINT
45
Degree. : PHD
48
River into the Danube. : ENNS
49
Metal container. : DRUM
50
Memorandum. : CHIT
51
Combat. : FRAY
52
School course: Abbr. : SCI
53
Policeman: Colloq. : LIMBOFTHELAW
57
___ in (collect). : RAKE
58
Part of an Eliot title. : THEFLOSS
60
Examinations. : ORALS
61
Hailed at sea. : AHOYED
63
Singular. : ODD
64
Alloy. : BRASS
65
Angle: Suffix. : GON
66
Desuetude. : DISUSE
69
___ chose (trifle): Fr. : PEUDE
70
Beat ___ bush. : ABOUTTHE
75
Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
76
Relative of portmanteau. : STEAMERTRUNK
79
River into the Rhine. : AAR
80
Army post. : FORT
81
Academic courses. : ARTS
82
Out of: Fr. : HORS
83
Sargasso. : ALGA
84
Housing agency. : FHA
85
Blended, as colors. : FONDU
87
Unclouded. : CLEAR
89
Builder of wooden horse. : EPEUS
90
Misdirect one's energies. : BARKUPTHEWRONGTREE
93
In ___. : ASTATE
96
Tackles. : RIGS
97
Engage in. : WAGE
98
Describing one world. : WARLESS
100
Famous Met star. : BORI
101
Inherently. : PERSE
104
Wood. : FUEL
105
Eradicate. : TEARUPBYTHEROOTS
111
Iris part. : UVEA
112
Engorge. : EATUP
113
Vessel. : LINER
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Capable of. : UPTO
115
Impart. : LEND
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Shade of blue. : SLATE
117
Vestibule. : ENTRY
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Cast off. : SHED
Down
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Somewhat. : BIT
2
Together, musically. : ADUE
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House plant. : FERN
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Coarse tea siftings. : FANNINGS
5
Prodigal. : LAVISH
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Continue. : ARE
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By. : PER
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Spenser character. : UNA
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Military plume. : PANACHE
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Lapwings. : PEWITS
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Unfounded. : IDLE
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Stretch out. : LIE
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Forbear. : REFRAIN
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Going to seed. : AWASTE
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Admonitions. : DONTS
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Region of Asia Minor. : IONIA
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Unions of a sort. : BLOCS
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Liquid measure. : OUNCE
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Tropical trees. : EBOES
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C. P. A. : ACCT
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Military command. : TOARMS
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Mouth: Prefix. : STOMO
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French port. : BREST
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Cowboy's bailiwick. : RANCH
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Girl in song. : ANNIE
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Botches: Colloq. : FLUBS
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Waters and others. : ETHELS
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Certain stocks. : RAILS
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Life: Lat. : VITA
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Supplicate. : PRAY
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Fish. : HAKE
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Colored. : DYED
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Vacuum tubes. : DIODES
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Fast plane or ship. : CHASER
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Range of the Rockies. : FRONT
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Honorary degrees. : LLDS
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Open discussions. : FORUMS
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Commerce. : TRADE
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Tumbrels. : WAGONS
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Source. : FOUNT
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Yankee skipper. : HOUK
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Dilapidated. : BEATUP
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Flour pudding. : DUFF
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City in Malaya. : IPOH
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Shore bird. : SORA
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Concealed, as in ambush. : PERDU
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Riotous. : AROAR
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Excavate. : BURROW
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German coin. : TALER
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The ___, Dutch city. : HAGUE
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Large receptacle. : TANK
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Muscles. : THEWS
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Wingless. : APTEROUS
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Kismet. : FATE
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Son of Agamemnon. : ORESTES
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Fledgling sound. : CHIRP
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Plain. : LEGIBLE
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Moth. : EGGER
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Popular song. : BALLAD
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Road company. : TROUPE
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Table linen. : NAPERY
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Shocking. : AWFUL
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___ qui peut (rout): Fr. : SAUVE
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Made of wood. : TREEN
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Guarantee. : SEAL
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Dry, as wines. : BRUT
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Undergrad. : SOPH
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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___ standstill. : ATA
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Chinese dynasty. : YIN
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Explosive. : TNT
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Pronoun. : HER
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Turf. : SOD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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