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BRIGHTWORK

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1971

Author: Hume R. Craft
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 621 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,093
Across Down
1. U. S. suffragist : CATT
5. In short supply : SCANT
10. Took a break : RESTED
16. Old plaster source : PARIS
21. Suffix for cell or pop : ULAR
22. Less vivid : PALER
23. Symbol of rank : ERMINE
24. Nest : ABODE
25. Bright ones : ILLUMINATI
27. Weapon : FLAMETHROWER
29. Certain husbands : CUCKOLDS
30. Uber ___ : ALLES
32. Cluster design : OAKLEAF
33. Biblical twelve: Abbr. : APS
34. Norse god : ULL
35. ___ fixe : IDEE
36. Riled : HETUP
39. Misfortunes : ILLS
40. Part of F.O.B. : FREEON
42. Sleeve card : ACE
44. Slugger Roger : MARIS
46. Gay-nineties novelties : INCANDESCENTLAMPS
51. ___-a-Dale : ALLAN
56. Car groups : POOLS
57. Indonesian island : NIAS
58. Ottoman title : DEY
59. Area around hockey goal : CREASE
60. Irish expletive : ARRA
61. Commercials : ADS
62. Reactor areas : CORES
65. Togetherness symbol : SARDINES
67. Symington : STU
68. Miss the ___ : BUS
69. Baseball thrill : HOMER
70. Feel for : PITY
71. Rodin work: Abbr. : STAT
72. Hero-Leander locale : SESTOS
74. Greek city-state : POLIS
75. Painter Rockwell : KENT
76. Holy one: Abbr. : STE
77. Radiation detectors : SCINTILLATIONCOUNTERS
82. Raggedy doll : ANN
83. Gallery : TIER
84. Golf club : SPOON
85. Merited : EARNED
87. Mat. days : SATS
89. Colonizer : BEES
90. Menu items : STEWS
91. Deface : MAR
92. Whimsical : FEY
93. Carnival men : SPIELERS
95. Sheriff's men : POSSE
96. Drinking man : SOT
97. Zoo exhibit : LION
98. Fitted out : TOOLED
99. Abner or Diamond : LIL
100. Musketeers, e.g. : TRIO
102. Revive a court case : RESUE
103. Objects of perception : SENSA
104. Pole vault : THENORTHERNLIGHTS
109. Day : DORIS
111. Saul's uncle : NER
112. Items in the black : ASSETS
113. Event in Madrid : ACTO
117. Pommel accessory : LASSO
119. Select : CULL
121. Exclamation : HAH
122. City trains : ELS
125. Flappers' hats : CLOCHES
127. Songbird : VIREO
129. Detailed : FINESPUN
131. Go for : TAKEASHINETO
134. Cartoon family : FLINTSTONE
136. Wild sheep : URIAL
137. Makes happy : ELATES
138. Complete: Prefix : TELEO
139. Advantage : EDGE
140. Menials : PEONS
141. Relics found in North Africa : SENAMS
142. Clairvoyants : SEERS
143. Look in a way : PEER
1. Brazilian rhythm-maker : CUICA
2. Finished : ALLUP
3. Powders : TALCS
4. Caroline group : TRUK
5. Blabbed : SPILLED
6. Items once eaten as toasts : CANDLEENDS
7. "Woe is me" : ALAS
8. N. Y. cager : NET
9. Common chord : TRIAD
10. Mirror : REFLECT
11. Perry's creator : ERLE
12. Fruit drink : SMASH
13. Actor Conway : TIM
14. Direction : ENE
15. Runarounds of a sort : DETOURS
16. Garage sign : PARK
17. ___ fruit: African berry : ABOLI
18. Spur part : ROWEL
19. Word for Miss America : IDEAL
20. Lord's subjects : SERFS
26. Laments : MOURNS
28. Nile, as a god : HAPI
31. Mr. Sprat's fare : LEAN
35. Peruvian : INCA
37. TV award : EMMY
38. Kind of dance : TAP
40. Famous dog : FALA
41. Condition: Suffix : OSIS
43. One of the Plinys : ELDER
45. Chalcedony : SARD
46. Bridge call : IPASS
47. Spanish directions : NORTES
48. Flash of wit : CORUSCATION
49. Warm-water fish : ESCOLAR
50. Copper money : AES
52. Fishing spear : LEISTER
53. Deep-sea denizen : LANTERNFISH
54. On the briny : ASEA
55. Fit together : NEST
59. Far or battle : CRY
61. Neighbor of Hung. : AUST
63. Leave undone : OMIT
64. Weathers : RESISTS
65. Trojan Horse figure : SINON
66. Northern island : ATTU
68. Eur. capital : BONN
69. Green features : HOLES
70. River to Rio Grande : PECOS
73. Decorations : TINSELS
74. Carries on : PLIES
75. Biblical verb : KNOWETH
76. Celebrity : STAR
78. Road for Cato : ITER
79. Poet's relative of 'gins : OPES
80. Straight : NEAT
81. Take to the door : SEEOUT
86. Units of force : DYNES
87. Fast planes : SSTS
88. Edgar ___ : APOE
89. Oyster's home : BED
90. Lawgiver : SOLON
91. T-man's concern : MOONSHINER
94. Start a hand : LEAD
95. Bowler's target : PIN
96. Gentlemen : SIRS
97. Props : LEGS
99. Inferior : LESS
101. Kind of number : REAL
102. English streams : RITHES
104. Strips sugarcane : TRASHES
105. Linen marking : HIS
106. Go back abroad : RECROSS
107. Kind of blue : TRUE
108. Sheds : LEANTOS
110. Arena sounds : OLES
113. Behave badly : ACTUP
114. Mrs. Luce : CLARE
115. Sato's home: Var. : TOKIO
116. One of five : OCEAN
118. Hobby : OVETA
120. Barn features : LOFTS
122. Literary work : EPODE
123. Fencing move : LUNGE
124. Villain's trademark : SNEER
126. Dutch painter : HALS
128. News piece : ITEM
129. Partner of forget : FILE
130. Ladder rung : STEP
132. ___ de France : ILE
133. Form of Anna : NAN
135. Author Harper : LEE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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