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FANCY FOODS

New York Times, Sunday, January 12, 1975

Author: John Willig
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
John Willig has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 117-Down is as it appeared but may be a mistake—constructor likely intended it to be "Mrs. McKinley."
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,283
Across Down
1. Kind of play : ONEACT
7. Mighty man : SMITH
12. Cover of a kind : SCAB
16. Fabric : CLOTH
21. Abhor : LOATHE
22. Arctic wear : PARKA
23. Seine tributary : AUBE
24. Speech, in Madrid : HABLA
25. Thesis : DESSERTATION
27. Rapacious : BREADATORY
29. Culbertson : ELY
30. Brothers: Fr. : FRERES
31. Aggressiveness : DRIVE
33. Iroquoians : ERIES
34. Czech river : ISER
35. Do ___ pleases : ASONE
36. Uganda's president : AMIN
37. Nuclear org. : AEC
40. Strokes : PETS
41. U.S. journalist : SWOPE
42. French saint : CLOTILDA
46. Salon décor : DRAPERY
48. "What ___!" : ALIFE
49. Smudged : SOOTY
50. Astronaut's call : AOK
51. Walleyes : DORIES
52. Riviera port : VEALFRANCHE
54. Advantage : EDGE
55. ___ throat : STREP
56. Blue-green stone : BERYL
57. Mountain hare : PIKA
58. Washer's companion : DRYER
59. Uncles, in Seville : TIOS
60. Strange : EERIE
61. Indistinct : MISTY
63. Betel palms : ARECAS
64. Month: Abbr. : OCT
65. Does pushups, etc. : EGGSERCISES
67. "Mahagonny" dramatist : BRECHT
68. Social climber's goal : ENTREE
70. Direction: Ger. : OST
71. As of now : TODATE
72. Arrange in advance : PRESET
73. Policeman, for one : PEASOFFICER
77. Chemical abbr. : DNA
80. Set ___, as in betting : ALIMIT
81. Tennis activity : RALLY
82. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
83. Works by Keats : ODES
84. Perry or James : MASON
85. School ___ : MARM
86. Proofreaders' marks : STETS
87. Brooklyn campus : PRATT
88. Mel and family : OTTS
89. Fulfills : CONSOMMETES
92. Make an adjustment : GEARTO
93. Neckpiece : LEI
94. French composer : SATIE
95. Hawks' opposites : DOVES
96. One who stops riots : QUELLER
97. Bewitches : ENCHANTS
99. Blanched : PALED
100. Lad, to Caesar : PUER
101. Football gains: Abbr. : YDS
102. Biblical word : UNTO
103. Indo-European : ARYAN
104. Family-business abbr. : BROS
105. ___ deux : PASDE
107. V.I.P.'s : BRASS
108. Plaza cut-up : ELOISE
110. Despite, for short : THO
113. Discharged militarily : MUSTARDOUT
115. Clandestine : SYRUPTITIOUS
118. Blurt out : SPILL
119. Goldberg : RUBE
120. Anxious : EAGER
121. Small lump : NODULE
122. Tear and laughing : GASES
123. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
124. Avowed : SWORE
125. Twists : GNARLS
1. Word with shoppe : OLDE
2. Seasonal song : NOEL
3. Kind of chair : EASY
4. Old coins of Siam: Var. : ATS
5. Child, for one : CHEF
6. Welsh and Irish : TERRIERS
7. Bowling scores : SPARES
8. Agrippina, to Nero : MATER
9. Novelist Murdoch : IRIS
10. Boxing initials : TKO
11. "Leave it alone!" : HANDSOFF
12. Ancient Italian : SABINE
13. Graph line : CURVE
14. Busy as ___ : ABEE
15. Arthur or Lillie : BEA
16. Kind of ball : CHARITY
17. Friend of Dante : LATINI
18. Woodwind : OBOE
19. Bank workers: Abbr. : TLRS
20. Fodder : HAY
26. Crotchety : TESTY
28. Reduce in rank : DEMOTE
32. Man of polls : ROPER
35. "Be there ___, and . . . " : AWILL
36. State greeting : ALOHA
37. Supplements : ADDSTO
38. Like Henry Miller works : EROTIC
39. Typical : CARROTERISTIC
40. What Tom does : PEEP
41. Cain or David : SLAYER
42. Self-confident : COCKY
43. D.H. Lawrence heroine : LADYCHEDDARLY
44. ___-dog (ruthless drive) : DOGEAT
45. U.S. sculptor of 1800's : AKERS
47. Baked goods : PIES
48. Tree house : AERIE
49. Tizzies : SNITS
52. Biblical division : VERSE
53. Church area : APSE
54. Put up : ERECT
56. Sire : BEGET
58. Bleak, in poems : DREAR
60. Sometime hat plume : EGRET
61. Name for a girl : MISSY
62. "Who ___ say?" : ISTO
63. "As You Like It" locale : ARDEN
65. River of China : ETSIN
66. Energy source : COAL
67. Grande and Raton : BOCAS
69. Verne captain et al. : NEMOS
71. Up-ends : TILTS
72. Typewriter part : PLATEN
73. Do a syntax job : PARSE
74. Lincoln of the silents : ELMO
75. Like the Biblical calf : FATTED
76. Bolts : FLEES
78. Gained : NETTED
79. John Jacob et al. : ASTORS
80. Soap plant : AMOLE
81. Hindu princesses : RANIS
83. Spoken : ORAL
85. Sampler sentiment : MOTTO
86. "Fourscore and ___ . . . " : SEVEN
87. Nobleman : PEER
89. Gait : CANTER
90. Military call-up times : MDAYS
91. Slow mover in January : MOLASSES
92. Charades activity : GUESSING
94. Footwear : SANDALS
96. Pitching-game piece : QUOIT
98. Live by one's wits : HUSTLE
99. Talks foolishly : PRATES
100. Correct, in Lyons : PROPRE
103. Caribbean cruise stop : ARUBA
104. Sadder : BLUER
105. Insect stage : PUPA
106. Sale condition : ASIS
107. Ring event : BOUT
108. Hence : ERGO
109. Jacket : ETON
110. Holiday activity : TOUR
111. Author of "The Sheik" : HULL
112. Simple sugars : OSES
113. Tel., for one : MSG
114. Some scholars: Abbr. : DRS
116. Go off course : YAW
117. Mrs. McKinney : IDA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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