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PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 1961

Author: Hume R. Craft
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,209
Across Down
1. Reluctant. : AVERSE
7. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
11. Hussein's gulf. : AQABA
16. Where Hanford atomic plant is. : PASCO
21. Dweller in S. A. city. : LIMEAN
22. Biblical land. : MOAB
23. Prominent editor and family. : LUCES
24. Dulles of C. I. A. : ALLEN
25. Hot rum drink. : TOMANDJERRY
27. Proverbially, things that flee. : TIMEANDTIDE
29. Cherished possessions of a family. : LARESANDPENATES
31. Mountain ridges. : ARETES
32. Enzyme. : ASE
33. March time. : IDES
34. Ice: Ger. : EIS
35. Declarer, in bridge. : MAKER
37. Made dim. : DULLED
40. Language: Abbr. : GER
41. Is apathetic. : MOPES
42. Tackle. : RIG
45. Tell. : SAY
48. German lyric. : LIED
49. Begot. : HAD
50. Nudged. : POKED
51. Poi ingredient. : TARO
52. Houseworker. : CLEANER
54. Leaders of herds of animals. : BELLMARES
56. Pretend. : LETON
57. Any Texan. : OILMAN
58. Carnival attraction. : FIREEATER
59. Without stamina. : SUPINE
60. Depend (on). : RELY
61. Shrubs of the figwort family. : VERONICAS
62. Seaman. : MARINER
63. Subjugators. : ENSLAVERS
66. ___ sequitur. : NON
67. Compasses. : DIVIDERS
68. Forensic cynosures of 1960. : KENNEDYANDNIXON
72. Upholstery fabrics. : TABARETS
76. Football cry. : RAH
77. Forceful. : ENERGETIC
82. Spellbinders. : ORATORS
83. In-laws. : RELATIVES
86. Bolivia's neighbor. : PERU
87. Modern fabrics. : ORLONS
88. Rudder crosspieces with steering lines. : BOATYOKES
89. Novelist. : WRITER
91. Occupies. : FILLS
92. Accomplished chirographer. : PENMASTER
93. Watchtowers. : BEACONS
94. Grandparental. : AVAL
95. Necklace. : BEADS
96. Suffixes on ordinals. : THS
97. Long journey. : TREK
98. Born: Fr. : NEE
99. Carmine. : RED
100. Trumpet sound. : BLARE
101. Scot's negative. : NAE
102. Fisherman. : SEINER
104. Couples. : PAIRS
105. Here: Lat. : HIC
106. Little Margaret. : META
107. Typographers' union: Abbr. : ITU
110. One of the Big Three. : STALIN
113. First names of 1932 running mates. : FRANKLINANDJOHN
118. Disney characters. : CATANDMOUSE
120. Erratic performers, as in sports. : INANDOUTERS
122. Bring together. : UNITE
123. Giver. : DONOR
124. Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
125. Press man Salinger. : PIERRE
126. Walks. : PACES
127. British guns. : STENS
128. Exercises. : USES
129. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
1. High pitch. : ALT
2. Part of a string quartet. : VIOLA
3. Namesakes of Mme. Bovary. : EMMAS
4. Brought up. : REARED
5. Rational. : SANE
6. Companion of odds. : ENDS
7. Improved. : AMENDED
8. Ribbed. : CORDED
9. Waterproof covers, for short. : TARPS
10. Rock-___. : ABYE
11. Huge star in Aquila. : ALTAIR
12. On even terms. : QUITS
13. Culmination. : ACME
14. Apiarian device. : BEESMOKER
15. Brown ___ berry. : ASA
16. Clergymen. : PADRES
17. ___ ego. : ALTER
18. Cut lengthwise. : SLIT
19. Surrender. : CEDE
20. Certain persons. : ONES
26. Turnkey. : JAILER
28. Plain. : NAKED
30. Symbol of elusiveness. : NEEDLEINAHAYSTACK
36. Tarzan's friends. : APES
38. Bone. : ULNA
39. Property claim. : LIEN
40. Physician of the 2nd century. : GALEN
41. Folkways. : MORES
42. Nubby fabric. : RATINE
43. Household appliance. : IRONER
44. Things beyond help: Slang. : GONERS
45. Twenty. : SCORE
46. Strange. : ALIEN
47. Cheerleader's concerns. : YELLS
49. Noble one. : HERO
50. ___ Mike. : PATAND
51. Lukewarm. : TEPID
53. Type of alcohol. : AMYL
54. Bristle up in anger: Scot. : BIRSE
55. City in Georgia. : MACON
56. Enticing. : LURING
58. Seedless plants. : FERNS
59. Taste. : SAVOR
61. Openings. : VENTS
62. Grocery items. : MIXES
64. Cities named from Greek word for "highest." : AKRONS
65. Changes course. : VEERS
67. Eats. : DINES
69. Castles in Spain. : DREAMS
70. Conference site, 1945. : YALTA
71. In no case. : NEVER
72. Go ___ (overstep the bounds). : TOOFAR
73. Attain success. : ARRIVE
74. Poem. : BALLAD
75. Bikini, for one. : ATOLL
78. Majestic. : EPIC
79. Range of the Rockies. : TETON
80. Greek princess. : IRENE
81. Anathema. : CURSE
83. Round hand script. : RONDE
84. ___ point (apt). : TOTHE
85. Namesakes of a President. : IKES
88. Smelly plant. : BEARSFOOT
89. Think, old style. : WEEN
90. Garden tool. : RAKE
92. Fruit. : PEAR
93. Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1926. : BRIAND
95. Place of concealment. : BLIND
97. Lockjaw. : TETANUS
100. L. J.'s middle name. : BAINES
101. Forty-___. : NINERS
102. Mansfield's milieu. : SENATE
103. Created a disturbance. : RIOTED
104. $100 item in politics. : PLATE
105. Is wearing. : HASON
106. Without: Colloq. : MINUS
108. In that respect. : THERE
109. Relief organization. : UNRRA
110. Marine fish. : SCUP
111. African lake. : TANA
112. Of the kind of: Suffix. : ATIC
114. Poem: Poet. : RUNE
115. Former money of Lithuania. : LITU
116. Varnish. : DOPE
117. French marshal, 1952. : JUIN
119. Doctors: Colloq. : MDS
121. Type of talk: Abbr. : SER

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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