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NOMENCLATURE

New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 1973

Author: Edward J. O'Brien
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Edward J. O'Brien has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,548
Across Down
1. Prefix for plasm : ECTO
5. Pundit : SWAMI
10. Adjective endings : IALS
14. Guevara : CHE
17. Fright: Fr. : ALARME
20. In front : AHEAD
21. Campus sports org. : NCAA
22. Type of lift or mail : AIR
23. Fix : REPAIR
24. Chevalier song subject : GIRLS
25. Intaglios : CARVINGS
27. German coin : PFENNIG
29. Great deal : LOT
30. "___ lifeboats!" : PERSONTHE
31. Map abbrs. : STS
32. Desuetude : UNUSE
34. Campers : TENTERS
35. Epithet for a Cardinal : STANTHEPERSON
38. Hwys. : TPKS
42. Big ___ : APPLE
45. " . . . met a ___" : PIEPERSON
46. Mischa or Leopold : AUER
47. Hatchery sounds : PEEPPEEP
49. Mistake : ERROR
50. Law degrees : LLDS
51. By, in Spain : POR
52. Register : ENROL
54. Suffix with Jud and And : EAN
55. Small pin : LILL
57. Goddess of plenty : OPS
58. Renaissance composer : ROSSI
59. Math abbr. : LCF
60. Instance, in Paris : CAS
61. School org. : PTA
64. Traffic warning : SLO
65. B'way letters : SRO
66. Physics ratio : NEPER
68. Bird of prey : OWL
69. Comparative suffixes : ERS
70. Poet's word : EEN
71. All: Prefix : OMN
72. Friend: Scot. : EME
73. Ford : ERNIE
75. Dew: Lat. : ROS
76. Caen's river : ORNE
78. For each : PER
79. Relative of a wino : DIPSO
80. Seek damages : SUE
81. U.S. inventor : HOWE
83. Poetry : VERSE
85. Shore fare : SEAFOODS
87. Toward the mouth : ORAD
88. "Away in a ___" : PERSONGER
90. Glass sections : PANES
91. Jaunty : PERT
92. N. H. city : PERSONCHESTER
94. "I'd rather see ___ than hear one" : ASERMON
96. Hit ___ note : ASOUR
97. Lateral measure: Abbr. : WDT
100. The Caped Crusader : BATPERSON
103. Laughing or natural : GAS
105. More vexatious : NASTIER
107. Sanctuary fixture : PRIEDIEU
108. Out of ___ : SORTS
110. Kind of soup : NOODLE
111. Salad item : OIL
112. In ___ : ARUT
113. Colonel's bird : EAGLE
114. Upstages : SNOOTS
115. Gnaw : EAT
116. Timid, to some Britons : NESH
117. Surfeits : CLOYS
118. Dec. 24 word : TWAS
1. Wyatt et al. : EARPS
2. Riven : CLEFT
3. Finish lines : TAPES
4. Medit. port : ORAN
5. Decline : SAG
6. "Seek ye the Lord ___ may . . . " : WHILEHE
7. Gas: Prefix : AERO
8. Ale base : MALT
9. Psyche parts : IDS
10. Inciter, old style : INCENSOR
11. ___ of cigarettes : ACARTON
12. Perfect-game pitcher : LARSEN
13. Relish : SAVOR
14. List : CANT
15. Kind of brew : HIGH
16. Gaelic : ERSE
18. ICBM : MINUTEPERSON
19. Variant of Helen : ERINA
26. Set up : INSTALL
28. Bonnie or Clyde : GUNPERSON
30. Byron poem : PERSONFRED
33. Ornate desks : STIPOS
34. Deck : TERRACE
35. Eric Hass's party: Abbr. : SLP
36. Dutch town : EPE
37. Humorist S. J. : PERELPERSON
39. R. R. car : PULLPERSON
40. Sheep tic : KED
41. Grads-to-be : SRS
42. Place next to : APPOSE
43. They, e.g. : PEOPLE
44. Samuel D. Riddle's pride : PERSONOWAR
48. Huge: Fr. : ENORME
53. Center, for one : LINEPERSON
55. "The ___ ass" (Mr. Bumble) : LAWISA
56. Irish Sea body : ISLEOFPERSON
60. Swindler : CONPERSON
62. ___ loup : TROUDE
63. Levy : ASSESS
67. Essayist : EMERSON
74. Laughingstocks: Fr. : RISEES
77. Bureaucracy : REDTAPE
81. Plane ride : HOP
82. Erie cargo : ORE
83. Aperitif : VERMOUTH
84. Ref. work : ENC
86. Row : OAR
88. Medusa's slayer : PERSEUS
89. Terrifying : GHASTLY
92. Die, in Rome : PERIRE
93. Malay sirs : TUANS
95. Detroit product : SEDAN
97. Golf ___ : WIDOW
98. River-mouth area : DELTA
99. Braid : TRESS
100. Fraternal soc. : BPOE
101. "Casta Diva," e.g. : ARIA
102. Joust : TILT
103. Score : GOAL
104. Famed ship : ARGO
106. Short blast : TOOT
108. Time unit: Abbr. : SEC
109. French possessive : SES

Answer summary: 28 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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