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EXECUTIVE SUITE

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1969

Author: Ross L. Jamison Jr.
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 670 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,365
Across Down
1. Nestors : SAGES
6. Latin dance : SAMBA
11. Cut over : RESAW
16. Prickly pears : CACTI
21. Lambeau of football fame : CURLY
22. Lag behind : TRAIL
23. Venetian medal : OSELA
24. French city : ARLES
25. Yucca : ADAMSNEEDLE
27. Hard-times token : JACKSONCENT
29. Yutang : LIN
30. Throat feature : TONSIL
31. French drink : EAU
32. Charlie Chan exclamation : AHSO
33. Tennessee player : VOL
34. Elixirs : POTIONS
36. Tournament rounds : SEMIS
38. Baba and others : ALIS
39. Simple : MERE
40. Unemployed : IDLE
41. Water lily : LOTUS
42. Coldly analytic : CLINICAL
44. Year in Paris : ANNEE
46. Car ornament : FIN
47. Changing the decor : REDOING
49. San Antonio attraction : ALAMO
52. Lament : MOAN
53. Monitor lizard : VARAN
55. Prospector's find : NUGGET
56. Grant an extension : RENEW
57. Enterprise : INITIATIVE
59. Danube tributary : HRON
60. Townsman : OPPIDAN
62. Root : RADICLE
63. Limestone formation : EOZOON
65. Complete costume : ENSEMBLE
66. Windy City, for short : CHI
67. Household member : INLAW
68. Scandinavian : SWEDE
70. Duo : PAIR
71. U.S. time zone: Abbr. : CST
74. Spider monkey : SAJOU
76. Precious stone : GEM
78. Bring upon : INCUR
80. Word of assent : YES
81. Italian city : ATRI
83. Old Roman day : NONES
85. Answer : REPLY
87. Pat gently : DAB
89. Decorative braid : SOUTACHE
91. Parliament of Mideast : MAJLIS
93. Variety of cherry : MORELLO
97. Spanish mining city : ALMADEN
98. Money on the Corso : LIRA
99. Drive : MOTIVATION
101. Memphis street : BEALE
102. Spatial : STERIC
104. Ekberg : ANITA
105. Metal fastener : TNUT
106. Oakley : ANNIE
107. Relative of a flapjack : OATCAKE
109. Crafty : SLY
110. Opposite of verso : RECTO
111. Approached, poetically : CAMENIGH
113. Storehouse : ETAPE
115. Kingfish : CERO
116. Galway Bay islands : ARAN
118. Czech town : IGLO
119. Old : STALE
120. Fought roughly : TUSSLED
123. Bribe : SOP
124. Possessive : HERS
125. Footlike part : PES
126. Confederate general : STUART
128. Sea union: Abbr. : NMU
129. Woman's coverall : HOOVERAPRON
132. Chinese vermilion : HARRISONRED
134. Chemical compound : ESTER
135. Cavity : SINUS
136. Immense expanse : OCEAN
137. Singer Della : REESE
138. Courser : STEED
139. Kind of drum : SNARE
140. One of the strings : CELLO
141. Skaldic poetry : EDDAS
1. Brave's trophy : SCALP
2. TV section : AUDIO
3. Subsidy : GRANTINAID
4. Shade maker : ELM
5. Cardiologist's concern : SYSTOLE
6. British guns : STENS
7. Bellicose god : ARES
8. Huckster's milieu : MADISONAVENUE
9. Lodging place : BILLET
10. Tankard contents : ALE
11. Cookie of baseball : ROJAS
12. Son of Isaac : ESAU
13. Moment, for short : SEC
14. Detroit slugger : ALKALINE
15. Site of Statuary Hall : WASHINGTONDC
16. Third word of "Aeneid" : CANO
17. Kind of lamp : ARC
18. Carriage horse : CLEVELANDBAY
19. Quartet member : TENOR
20. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
26. ___ but the brave : NONE
28. Bone: Prefix : OSSI
31. Outer garments : EISENHOWERJACKETS
35. Similar in action : IDENTIC
37. Graz's river : MUR
38. Set straight : ALIGN
39. He-devil : MALEIMP
41. River to Gulf of Gaeta : LIRI
42. Thatch grasses : COGONS
43. ___ diem : CARPE
44. Moslem V.I.P. : AMIR
45. One of the Parcae : NONA
46. Kismet : FATE
48. Spanish peso : DURO
50. Ear of corn, in Africa : MEALIE
51. Proprietors : OWNERS
53. Bravery : VALIANCE
54. New word: Abbr. : NEOL
58. Fish afflictions : ICHS
61. Parthenogenetic eggs : PSEUDOVA
64. Zig's partner : ZAG
65. Counting-out word : EENY
67. Town near Sacramento : IONE
69. Atlantic sea bird : WILSONSPETREL
71. Winter melon : CASABA
72. Filched : STOLEN
73. "Grass Harp" author : TRUMANCAPOTE
75. Forage plant : JOHNSONGRASS
77. Singer Torme : MEL
79. ___ avis : RARA
82. Fermi's nationality : ITALIAN
84. Sully : SMIRCH
86. Variety of cotton : PIMA
88. Superiors : BETTERS
90. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
92. Operatic piece : ARIA
93. Infested with tiny insects : MITY
94. English breed of cattle : LINCOLNRED
95. Yokel : LOUT
96. Aware of : ONTO
98. Release : LETGO
100. Mah-Jongg piece : TILE
103. Sudden collapse : TAILSPIN
108. Greek letter : ETA
110. Put back : RESTORE
112. Eggs: Ger. : EIER
114. Region of France : ALSACE
115. Mutts : CURS
116. Residue : ASHES
117. Resting place : ROOST
119. Awareness : SENSE
120. Early Haitian Indian : TAINO
121. Ancient city of Syria : EMESA
122. Certain ranchers : DUDES
124. Flock : HERD
125. Rain hard : POUR
127. Soviet range : URAL
130. Victory sign : VEE
131. Cell constituent : RNA
132. Ad ___ : HOC
133. Man's nickname : NED

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 20 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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