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COLLOQUIALLY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1960

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,824
Across Down
1. Treats illiberally. : SCANTS
7. Girl's name meaning "peace." : FREDA
12. Raucous. : HOARSE
18. On that account. : THEREAT
19. Present-day Thebes. : LUXOR
20. Of an Explorer's path. : ORBITAL
22. Operated as might be expected. : RANTRUETOFORM
24. Take measures. : PREPARE
25. Suites: Abbr. : APTS
26. Bamboozle. : SPOOF
27. Cesare of the opera. : SIEPI
29. Novel of 1816. : EMMA
30. European: Abbr. : GER
31. Winston and others. : SIRS
32. Refusals. : NOES
33. Publicity men: Abbr. : PAS
34. Angered. : IRED
36. Money in Peru. : SOLS
37. Swedish island. : OLAND
39. Sharp tip. : SPIRE
41. Hades. : ORCUS
43. Cowboy gear. : SPURS
44. Short, thick pieces. : CHUNKS
45. See to the door. : SHOWOUT
48. 1,000 great calories. : THERM
49. Chiang's brother-in-law. : SOONG
50. Lingered on. : PAUSED
51. Mischievous trick. : PRANK
52. Knitted jacket. : CARDIGAN
55. Park in the Rockies. : ESTES
56. ___ facie. : PRIMA
57. Burrow. : HOLE
58. Relative of a Maskegon. : CREE
59. Mythical princess. : INO
60. ___ on (hoodwink): Colloq. : SLIPONEOVER
62. Siderite. : ORE
63. Kindhearted. : SOFT
65. Atmospheric phenomenon. : HAZE
66. Fruit. : DATES
67. Not fixed. : FLUID
69. Use a telescope. : STARGAZE
71. Dahlia's relative. : ASTER
72. Of animals. : FAUNAL
73. Hartebeest. : CAAMA
74. Name meaning "noble." : ETHEL
75. Color of a gnu. : BRINDLE
76. Brilliant meteor. : BOLIDE
78. One of the Forsytes. : FLEUR
79. Human. : BEING
80. ___ Yisrael (Palestine). : ERETS
81. Snatch forcibly. : WREST
82. Uninteresting. : FLAT
83. Old English poet. : SCOP
87. New Mexican Indian. : SIA
88. Pronoun. : THEM
89. Seckel. : PEAR
90. Ben ___. : HUR
91. Pungent. : TART
93. Is entitled to: Colloq. : RATES
95. Ruler, in Moslem lands. : HAKIM
97. Silly: Fr. : BETE
98. One in the know. : INSIDER
100. Precisely. : NOMORENORLESS
103. Relative of payola. : RAKEOFF
104. Clansman's title. : THANE
105. Complains: Slang. : GROUSES
106. Trailing robes of Greek Thespians. : SYRMAS
107. "___ the Rose." : SORED
108. Hidden. : SECRET
1. Machine tool. : SHAPER
2. Hub. : CENTRE
3. Partner of crafts. : ARTS
4. Father of Abner. : NER
5. Greek letters. : TAUS
6. Goes on a date: Colloq. : STEPSOUT
7. Puzzles: Colloq. : FLOORS
8. Wheel-shaped collars. : RUFFS
9. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
10. Back: Comb. form. : DORS
11. Together. : ARMINARM
12. Jumped onto. : HOPPED
13. Florentine iris. : ORRIS
14. Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
15. Full-blown. : RIPE
16. Favorite resort. : STAMPINGGROUND
17. Set aside for special use. : EARMARK
18. Kind of drama: Comb. form. : TRAGI
21. Contracts for 25 Across. : LEASES
23. Snares or traps. : TOILS
28. Ages and ages. : EONS
35. Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
36. Spray driven by the wind. : SCUD
37. Obvious: Colloq. : OPENANDSHUT
38. Lie in wait. : LURK
39. Booted. : SHOD
40. ___ Wars. : PUNIC
42. Fish delicacies. : ROES
43. Gobi desert: Chinese name. : SHAMO
44. Kitchen device. : CORER
45. Smelting mixture. : SPEISS
46. "Earth ___ anything to show more fair . . . " : HASNOT
47. Without warning. : OUTOFACLEARSKY
48. Menu item. : TRIPE
49. Venditions. : SALES
51. Esteem. : PRIZE
52. Shelter. : COVER
53. Radio adjunct. : AERIAL
54. Obelisk. : NEEDLE
56. Open square. : PLAZA
57. Type of residence. : HOTEL
60. Ignominy. : SHAME
61. Little Jack Horner. : EATER
64. Quality of a personality. : TRAIT
67. Glad: Poet. : FAIN
68. Thorax occupants. : LUNGS
70. Roves idly. : GADS
71. Chemical suffixes. : ATES
72. Partly fused glass. : FRIT
74. Actinium to zirconium. : ELEMENTS
75. Lose one's ___ (lose one's way). : BEARINGS
76. Rouse to action. : BESTIR
77. Namesakes of Amadis' beloved. : ORIANAS
78. Worry. : FRET
79. English poet and mystic. : BLAKE
81. Docks. : WHARFS
82. Doubted. : FEARED
84. Gouda. : CHEESE
85. Start. : OUTSET
86. Upright closet. : PRESS
88. Impure, in Yiddish. : TREFA
89. Call up. : PHONE
92. Row. : TIER
94. Westminster district. : SOHO
96. Further. : MORE
97. Darken. : BLUR
99. Monastic title. : DOM
101. Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
102. Simurgh. : ROC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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