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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, October 1, 1961

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,461
Across Down
1. Petiole. : STEM
5. Shortening. : LARD
9. Packing machine. : BALER
14. ___-cumulus. : STRATO
20. Emanation. : AURA
21. Munich's river. : ISAR
22. Clio's sister. : ERATO
23. Edible seeds. : PEANUTS
25. Hoarseness. : FROGINTHETHROAT
28. Hare. : LEVERET
29. Feeler. : ANTENNA
30. African tree. : SHEA
31. Spiritless. : TAME
33. Linen tape. : INKLE
34. Tourist sights. : RUINS
35. Greek letters. : PSIS
36. On one's ___. : TOES
38. Crème ___ crème. : DELA
39. Financial abbreviation. : PCT
40. Obsession. : BEEINTHEBONNET
46. Hebrew day. : YOM
47. Sea mollusk. : ABALONE
49. Corkers. : ONERS
50. Dry river bed. : WADI
52. Envoy: Abbr. : AMB
55. Ting-___. : ALING
56. Roly-poly. : PUDGY
57. ___ Vecchio. : PONTE
60. Capital of Isle of Man. : DOUGLAS
62. Nest. : AERIE
63. Shatter. : SPLINTER
66. Café ___. : AULAIT
67. Unwelcome hint. : FLEAINTHEEAR
70. Keeps. : HAS
71. Western capital. : HELENA
72. Wagtails. : LARKS
73. With: Fr. : AVEC
74. Cincture. : BELT
75. ___ de France. : ILE
76. Japanese zither harps. : KOTOS
77. English port. : DOVER
79. ___ de deux. : PAS
80. Six-shooters. : GUNS
82. Eastern garb. : SARI
83. Grief: Poet. : DOLOR
84. Pounding tool. : PESTLE
87. Red ___ beet. : ASA
88. ___ of (defy). : FLYINTHEFACE
91. Eyed slyly. : LEERED
92. Contained. : INCLUDED
94. Boca ___. : RATON
95. French author. : ROLLAND
96. Hebrew prophet. : NAHUM
97. Fearless one. : DARER
98. Permission. : LEAVE
100. Distance. : WAY
101. The same: Lat. : IDEM
103. Garment. : WAIST
104. Lumberjacks. : LOGGERS
106. Study. : DEN
108. Unreasonably selfish one. : DOGINTHEMANGER
111. One ___ time. : ATA
114. Historic times. : ERAS
116. Pear. : BOSC
117. Wou-wous. : APES
118. Unalaskan. : ALEUT
120. Tales of adventure. : GESTS
122. Gender: Abbr. : NEUT
124. French friends. : AMIS
125. Eye for an eye. : REVENGE
127. Do. : ACHIEVE
129. Kids' game. : PUSSINTHECORNER
132. Bung. : STOPPER
133. Being employed. : INUSE
134. Dinah or Polly. : AUNT
135. Intimate. : NEAR
136. Floods. : SPATES
137. Pub game. : DARTS
138. Change the décor. : REDO
139. Norman river. : ORNE
1. Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
2. Appear eventually. : TURNUP
3. Amatory. : EROTIC
4. Fuchsin. : MAGENTA
5. Waterfall: Scot. : LINN
6. Fictional dog. : ASTA
7. Relative of ole. : RAH
8. French ___. : DRESSING
9. Order. : BEHEST
10. Irish "really!" : ARRA
11. Southeast Asian. : LAO
12. French state. : ETAT
13. Successive. : ROTATORY
14. Ill-humor. : SPLEEN
15. Letter. : TEE
16. Punjab river. : RAVI
17. Put ___ to. : ANEND
18. Popular ditty. : TURKEYINTHESTRAW
19. Verdi work. : OTELLO
24. Power. : STEAM
26. Those elected. : INS
27. Poetic possessive. : THINE
32. Capital of Hainaut. : MONS
35. Rancho hand. : PEON
37. ___ up (cinch). : SEW
40. Bully tree. : BALATA
41. Men in blue. : ELIS
42. Beautiful nymphs. : HOURIS
43. Conclude as. : ENDIN
44. Cause to exist. : BEGET
45. Snouty ungulate. : TAPIR
48. Jute fabric. : BALINE
51. Sir, in Spain. : DON
52. One of Esau's wives. : ADAH
53. Pout. : MOUE
54. Clumsy, destructive one. : BULLINACHINASHOP
56. Heights. : PEAKS
58. Greenwing. : TEAL
59. Whilom. : ERST
61. Highlanders. : GAELS
62. Plane. : AERO
63. Restrained. : SEVERE
64. Ibsen character. : PEER
65. Fond du ___. : LAC
67. Gaudy. : FLORID
68. Pig or dog ___. : LATIN
69. Devastation. : HAVOC
74. Swiss canton. : BASEL
76. Film name. : KAYE
77. Destroy: Colloq. : DOFOR
78. "Good Earth" heroine. : OLAN
79. Potato ___. : PEELER
80. Addition. : GAIN
81. Annapolis. : USNA
82. Put to sea: Abbr. : SLD
83. Mal ___ (headache). : DETETE
84. Shore bird. : PLOVER
85. Asian river. : LENA
86. Vortex. : EDDY
88. Showed anger. : FUMED
89. Peculiarity. : TRAIT
90. Discordant. : HARSH
93. Legendary king. : LUD
95. Furor. : RAGE
97. Fabulous archer. : DANCUPID
98. State symbol. : LONESTAR
99. Coddled items. : EGGS
102. Crowd. : MOB
103. Sapient. : WISE
104. Fur. : LAPIN
105. Italian seaport. : SALERNO
106. French painter. : DEGAS
107. Puts up. : ERECTS
109. Things past saving: Slang. : GONERS
110. Namesakes of a first lady. : MAMIES
112. Greenback. : TENNER
113. Filthy. : AUGEAN
115. Genus of grasses. : STIPA
118. Grandfather: It. : AVO
119. Pied-a-___. : TERRE
121. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
123. Bluefin. : TUNA
124. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
125. Cleave. : REND
126. Without: Prefix. : ECTO
128. Letter. : VEE
130. On: Fr. : SUR
131. Shade. : HUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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