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WINGED WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 1955

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,014
Across Down
1. Shah before Pahlevi. : AHMED
6. Come up for air. : GASP
10. Emcee's milieu. : DAIS
14. Relative of Spode. : DELFT
19. Pulitzer Prize poet. : MOORE
20. Devilkins. : IMPS
21. "Hep." : ONTO
22. Teacher's exams. : ORALS
23. Heroine of 26 books. : ELSIE
24. Obsessive notion. : BEEINONESBONNET
27. Literary follow-up: Abbr. : SEQ
28. Coblenz' river. : RHINE
30. The same. : IDEM
31. Farmed land. : ARADA
32. High ground. : UPLAND
34. Haarlem painter. : HALS
35. Grand ___, Acadia. : PRE
36. Bedouin's attire. : ABA
38. ___ Wall of Jerusalem. : WAILING
40. Canapé spread. : PATE
41. Common Dickensian situation. : HARDSHIP
43. Frolics. : ANTICS
44. Dict. or lex. : VOCAB
45. Slippery. : ICY
46. Carry. : TOTE
47. Gillyflower. : STOCK
48. Skindiver's equipment. : MASK
49. Pacific Conference member. : UCLA
51. Haitian seaport. : CAYES
52. Armadillo. : PEBA
53. Overlooked (with "of"). : LOSTSIGHT
55. Quantity of sound: Abbr. : VOL
56. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
57. English philosopher. : BENTHAM
58. Worthy. : ESTIMABLE
63. Dawdled. : SNAILED
65. Informed. : AWARE
67. ___ noir, game of chance. : ROUGEET
68. Many Danbury citizens. : HATMAKERS
70. Four books of the Bible. : GOSPELS
72. ___ St. Clare. : EVA
73. Epistolary addenda. : PSS
74. More addenda. : ETCETERAS
76. Slow down in skiing. : STEM
77. Piglet. : SHOAT
80. Gambrinus' invention. : BEER
81. Aid illegally. : ABET
82. Thickened areas of skin. : CALLI
83. Cry of a bird. : CALL
84. Revenue agent: Colloq. : FED
85. Poetic beat. : ICTUS
87. Consommé dish. : TUREEN
88. Depending on luck. : ALEATORY
90. City on the Orne. : CAEN
91. Cause ___, outstanding case. : CELEBRE
92. Between: Ital. : TRA
93. Work unit. : ERG
94. Runner used as landing gear. : SKID
95. Marker of migratory birds. : BANDER
96. Incipience. : ONSET
98. Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
99. Lucidity. : SENSE
100. Passé: Abbr. : OBS
103. Cho-Cho-San. : MADAMEBUTTERFLY
106. Get control of: Colloq. : SEWUP
108. Locale. : SCENE
109. This: Span. : ESTE
110. Gloriole. : HALO
111. Sand: Latin. : ARENA
112. Particle. : SHRED
113. Mr. Heyerdahl. : THOR
114. Farm animals. : OXEN
115. Juniper. : CEDAR
1. Iowa city. : AMES
2. Defect, as in an argument. : HOLE
3. PT. : MOSQUITOBOAT
4. Joseph Lincoln character. : ERI
5. Damp, salty place. : DEERLICK
6. Mocking. : GIBING
7. Revise. : AMEND
8. German Count. : SPEE
9. Greek letter. : PSI
10. Rube Goldberg gadget. : DOODLEBUG
11. Miss Jeffreys and others. : ANNES
12. Detail. : ITEM
13. Code signal. : SOS
14. Portaled. : DOORED
15. Singer Berger. : ERNA
16. Possible nautical exclamation. : LANDAHOY
17. Trifling annoyance. : FLEABITE
18. Hush! : TST
25. Dwarf cattle. : NIATA
26. American dramatist. : BARRY
29. He won the silver skates. : HANS
33. Fold of skin. : PLICA
34. Machine shop tool. : HACKSAW
35. Relative of the agouti. : PACA
37. Barbary ___. : APES
38. Irascible. : WASPISH
39. TV adjunct. : ANTENNA
40. With speed. : POSTHASTE
41. Sword handles. : HILTS
42. German prison camp. : STALAG
44. Boundless. : VAST
48. World: Fr. : MONDE
50. Danish pastry. : CHEESEBUN
51. Greek god of festivity. : COMUS
53. Floral symbols of Wales. : LEEKS
54. Type. : IMAGE
55. Instruments for ensembles. : VIOLS
57. Sound of a trumpet. : BLAST
59. Goody-goody. : TREAT
60. Scowling. : BEETLEBROWED
61. Farm implement. : LEVELER
62. Bunting. : ETAMINE
64. African antelope. : IMPALA
66. Changed tours. : ROTATED
69. Thin in tone. : REEDY
71. Near: Fr. : PRES
75. English athlete. : CRICKETER
76. Garment for a ranee. : SAREE
77. Relative of shoo-fly. : SCAT
78. Producer of movie comedies. : HALROACH
79. Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
80. Patty the golfer. : BERG
82. Dead end. : CULDESAC
84. Metier. : FORTE
86. Queeg's ship. : CAINE
87. Hamilton adorns them. : TENS
89. Rained hard. : TEEMED
91. Tourist mecca in the west. : CANYON
94. Rowdydow. : SETTO
95. Beau's ideal. : BELLE
97. Lucid. : SANE
98. Atom scientist Vannevar. : BUSH
99. Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
101. Synthetic rubber. : BUNA
102. Shadowbox. : SPAR
103. Author's copies: Abbr. : MSS
104. Short for a girl's name. : BET
105. Greek letter. : RHO
107. Prior to. : ERE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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