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READING AND WRITING

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1958

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,113
Across
1. Invention adapted by Daguerre. : CAMERA
7. Crustaceans. : CRABS
12. Clutch. : GRAB
16. And so forth: Ger. abbr. : USW
19. Bestowed liberally. : SHOWERED
21. Spartan serf. : HELOT
22. Friar in "Romeo and Juliet." : LAURENCE
24. Name in title of 1875 novel. : KARENINA
25. Posthumously published poet. : EMILYDICKINSON
27. "Faerie Queene" character. : ATE
28. Particle. : ATOM
29. First word of Howe classic. : MINE
30. Poem. : ODE
31. ___ Canal. : GRAND
32. Home of Orpheus. : THRACE
34. Heckler. : BAITER
36. Sibilant sound. : LISP
38. Certain votes. : AYES
39. Squatters. : NESTERS
41. One of the Seven Sages. : SOLON
43. Der ___. : TAG
45. Humorist of the Gay Nineties. : BANGS
48. Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
50. Part of South America: Abbr. : ARG
51. Blathers. : BLEATS
55. Girl's nickname. : EDIE
56. Brews. : ALES
57. Astounds. : AMAZES
60. New manager in L. A. : ALSTON
61. Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1915. : ROLLAND
63. Famous name in Yoknapatawpha County. : SNOPES
64. Attempt. : TRY
65. French novelist. : SUE
66. Builds. : ERECTS
67. Harness parts. : BRIDLES
69. Puncheon. : TUN
70. Evening: Ital. : SERA
71. American inventor from Croatia. : TESLA
72. Of the same age. : COEVAL
73. Oxlike animal. : ZEBU
74. Burden. : TASK
75. A. Conan Doyle opus. : ASCANDALINBOHEMIA
80. Activity. : STIR
83. Musical composition. : OPUS
84. Danish islands. : FAROES
85. Kind of cooperative. : ARTEL
89. Doublet and ___. : HOSE
90. ___ Grundy. : MRS
91. Prickly. : SPINOSE
93. Innuit. : ESKIMO
94. Tad's father. : ABE
95. Auditing expert: Abbr. : CPA
96. Unbound book leaves. : SHEETS
97. Dallied. : TRIFLED
98. Object of wonderment. : MARVEL
100. Dance step. : CHASSE
101. Exclamations. : OHOS
103. Notion: Fr. : IDEE
104. Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
105. Short poem. : LAY
106. Author of "Those Without Shadows." : SAGAN
108. Changes direction. : VEERS
109. Baseball immortal. : OTT
110. One of the Hartford Wits. : ALSOP
113. Transparent quartz. : CRYSTAL
115. Norse name. : SVEN
118. Bertrand Russell. : EARL
120. Buenas ___. : NOCHES
122. Largest of the Bahamas. : ANDROS
126. Collect. : AMASS
128. Vita. : BIO
129. French pronoun. : ELLE
130. Learning. : LORE
132. Escanaba cargo. : ORE
133. Message the carrier sent to Peggotty. : BARKISISWILLIN
136. Was more brilliant. : OUTSHONE
138. Floating leaves. : LILYPADS
139. Bailiff. : REEVE
140. Took for granted. : PRESUMED
141. Famous whist forename. : ELY
142. African tree. : SHEA
143. "The Eve of St. ___." : AGNES
144. Montaigne's forte. : ESSAYS
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1. Kitchen instrument. : CORER
2. Solemn wonder. : AWE
3. Movie villains. : MENACES
4. Descendants of Gad. : ERITES
5. Italian river. : RENO
6. 1859 novel. : ADAMBEDE
7. Pierre Curie was one. : CHEMIST
8. Decrease. : REMIT
9. Straightens: Var. : ALINES
10. Ballet by Ravel. : BOLERO
11. Enclosure. : STY
12. Movements of certain aircraft. : GLIDINGS
13. "Camptown ___." : RACES
14. Razorbill. : AUK
15. Ship. : BRIG
16. Take back one's words. : UNSAY
17. Tea cake. : SCONE
18. Goes: Poet. : WENDS
19. Card game. : SKAT
20. Poetic verb. : HATH
23. Infuriates. : ENRAGES
26. Swinburne's "Lady of Pain." : DOLORES
33. Tess Durbeyfield's husband. : ANGELCLARE
35. Mars. : ARES
37. Famous showman. : PTBARNUM
40. Enumerated. : TOLD
42. Loafs. : LAZES
44. Helper. : ALLY
45. Basque cap. : BERET
46. Worship. : ADORE
47. Birthplace of Pres. McKinley. : NILES
49. One of a pair of huaraches. : SANDAL
52. Bewildered. : ATSEA
53. Balzac's birthplace. : TOURS
54. ___ preview. : SNEAK
56. Belgian city. : ANS
58. Appeases. : MOLLIFIES
59. Anthropoid. : APE
62. Indonesians of Mindanao. : ATAS
63. Hindu deity. : SIVA
64. Subways: Colloq. : TUBES
67. Extra dividend. : BONUS
68. Rhode Island ___. : REDS
69. Titter. : TEHEE
70. Locale of "Ethan Frome." : STARKFIELD
72. Genus of goats. : CAPRA
73. Park features. : ZOOS
76. Finish. : COMPLETE
77. City on the Loire. : NANTES
78. Certain relatives: Abbr. : BROS
79. Historic capital of Moldavia. : IASI
80. Ornamental linen covers. : SHAMS
81. Go ___ for. : TOBAT
82. Tributary of the Rhone. : ISERE
86. Diacritical mark. : TILDE
87. Eastern noble. : EMEER
88. Veins of ore. : LODES
91. Rebel of 1786. : SHAYS
92. Footlike part. : PES
93. Forage plant. : ERS
95. Penny. : CENT
96. Character in "Merry Wives." : SHALLOW
97. Heaps: Colloq. : TONS
99. See 24 Across. : VRONSKY
100. Character in 1749 novel. : CLARISSA
101. Blunderbore. : OGRE
102. Home of 6 Down. : HAYSLOPE
107. One-seeded fruits. : ACHENES
108. New opera at the Met. : VANESSA
111. Attribute of Long John Silver. : ONELEG
112. Mass of microspores in seed plants. : POLLEN
114. French pastries. : TARTES
115. Florida cape. : SABLE
116. Special service of W. W. II. : VMAIL
117. General Jubal. : EARLY
119. Sojourn. : ABIDE
121. British soldier, subject of Macaulay essay. : CLIVE
123. Apartment. : ROOMS
124. French river. : ORNE
125. ___ pearl. : SEED
127. Tastes. : SIPS
131. Possessive. : OURS
134. Czech measure. : SAH
135. One of King David's guard. : IRA
137. Belgian town on the Meuse. : HUY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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