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New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1961

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,216
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1. Garment. : CAPE
5. Missile. : POLARIS
12. Plant pore. : STOMA
17. Rascally. : ARRANT
19. Garments. : RAIMENT
20. Place. : LOCALE
22. Artist noted for stylized flowers. : GEORGIAOKEEFFE
24. Clio's sister. : URANIA
25. Air: Abbr. : ATM
26. Imparts. : LENDS
27. Small error. : LAPSE
29. Away: Abbr. : ABS
30. Public recital. : READING
32. Merman show. : PANAMAHATTIE
36. Lating verb. : ESSE
37. "Blue ___." : DENIM
38. Mother of Pollux. : LEDA
39. Trespass for game. : POACH
42. Put on a new roof. : RESLATED
45. Grave. : SOMBRE
49. Anticipate. : EXPECT
51. Hung around. : LOITERED
53. Showing of an old film. : RERUN
54. Succeed. : GETAHEAD
56. Distress signal. : SOS
57. Male swan. : COB
59. Powder. : DUST
60. Coming up. : RISING
61. Body of land: Abbr. : ISL
62. Columbus' port. : PALOS
64. Born: Fr. : NEE
65. Famous name in the theatre. : TENNESSEEWILLIAMS
69. Arabic name prefix. : ABU
71. Beloved: Fr. : AIMEE
72. Dandy. : FOP
73. Permits. : ALLOWS
75. Beverage. : SODA
77. Bribe. : SOP
78. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
79. Is current. : PREVAILS
81. Correct. : EMEND
83. Showy displays. : FANFARES
86. Deep malice. : RANCOR
87. Soak up. : ABSORB
89. Super pixilated. : LOONIEST
91. Levees. : DIKES
92. Couleurs à ___ (water colors): Fr. : LEAU
94. Kind of auto. : RACER
95. Sun god. : ANON
97. Time of good weather. : INDIANSUMMER
101. Biggest. : LARGEST
105. Visit. : SEE
106. Miracle food. : MANNA
107. Mare's-tail. : CLOUD
109. S. A. city. : RIO
110. Popular composer. : BERLIN
112. Author of a trilogy on Society. : CLEVELANDAMORY
117. Roman goddess, protector of children. : ADEONA
118. Changed. : ALTERED
119. Glass plates. : SLIDES
120. Parts of keels. : SKEGS
121. Methods. : SYSTEMS
122. Roman date. : IDES
1. Where Mt. Ida is. : CRETE
2. Fragrance. : AROMA
3. Average. : PAR
4. Spode, for example. : ENGLISHCHINA
5. Urge. : PROD
6. Trees. : OAKS
7. Rest. : LIE
8. Soul: Fr. : AME
9. Umpire: Abbr. : REF
10. Inciter. : INFLAMER
11. Vapor. : STEAM
12. Wades through wet snow. : SLUSHES
13. Escamillo. : TOREADOR
14. Wood sorrel. : OCA
15. ___-arms. : MANAT
16. Elsewhere: Lat. : ALIBI
17. Culture medium. : AGAR
18. French interjection. : TIENS
21. Readiness. : EASE
23. Fury. : ANGER
28. Best friend. : PAL
31. Death. : DECEASE
32. Garment. : PELISSE
33. Famous non de plume. : ANATOLEFRANCE
34. Performance times, on posters. : NITES
35. Domesticated. : TAMED
37. Service award. : DSO
39. Dowel. : PEG
40. Hedge with ditch, in fox hunting. : OXER
41. Abilities. : APTITUDES
43. Old times: Archaic. : ELD
44. Transfer design, for short. : DECAL
46. Kind of stew. : BRUNSWICK
47. Trick. : RUSE
48. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
50. Game. : TENNIS
52. Unit of currency. : DOLLAR
55. "Full many ___ purest ray serene . . . " : AGEMOF
58. Part of a steam engine. : BOILER
61. Honshu bay. : ISE
62. Dickens lad. : PIP
63. Artist who exploits the irrational. : SALVADORDALI
66. Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
67. Uneasy one. : WORRIER
68. Lamenting. : MOANING
69. On the deep. : ASEA
70. Grenade. : BOMB
74. Wild plum. : SLOE
76. Lizard. : ANOLI
78. Frothing. : AFOAM
79. Note-writer's abbreviation. : PSS
80. Elders: Abbr. : SRS
82. Imagining. : DREAMING
84. As a rule. : NORMALLY
85. Always: Poet. : EER
88. Fruits. : BANANAS
90. Claw. : TALON
93. Sea-going initials. : USN
96. Muller and others. : NAUDS
97. Russian log hut. : ISBA
98. Wants. : NEEDS
99. Man's name. : DEREK
100. Cooper character. : UNCAS
102. Wear away. : ERODE
103. Forefathers. : SIRES
104. Dolls. : TOYS
107. Man's nickname. : CLEM
108. Youngsters. : LADS
111. Love: Scot. : LOE
113. Ands: Lat. : ETS
114. Old hand. : VET
115. Before. : ERE
116. Occupying the center. : MID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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