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TREASURE HUNT

New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 1957

Author: Hume R. Craft
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,029
Across Down
1. Flower. : POPPY
6. Burn up. : CHAR
10. Sewed together. : DARNED
16. Wee: Scot. : SMA
19. Fisherman's verb. : UNREEL
21. Scottish philosopher. : HUME
22. Tubular part. : SLEEVE
23. Social VIP. : LION
24. Popular singer. : PEARLBAILEY
26. Steerforth's friend. : COPPERFIELD
28. Song mill. : TINPANALLEY
30. Type of British merchant. : IRONMONGER
31. Army men. : GIS
32. Colleen's land. : ERIN
33. Honshu bay. : ISE
34. Limehouse bunk. : DOSS
35. Poet Lizette. : REESE
36. Satisfaction given for injury. : AMENDS
38. Refrain syllable. : TRA
40. Spring. : LEAP
42. Delights of Epicurus. : FEASTS
43. Coin of the Philippines. : PESO
44. Variety of coffee. : RIO
45. Run. : FLEE
46. Talk: Slang. : SPIEL
48. Fish like the carp. : DACE
51. Wise man. : SOLON
53. Put ___ to. : ANEND
54. Protection. : LEE
57. Tedious talkers. : PROSERS
60. In a rank. : AROW
61. Printer's abbreviation. : ITAL
62. Heaven. : GLORY
64. Ribbed silk. : REP
65. Provide with material. : FEED
67. Dishearten. : DEJECT
69. Swifter. : FLEETER
71. Greek letters. : ETAS
73. Girl's name. : ELISA
75. Obtained from oil. : OLEIC
77. Chronic disorder. : ASTHMA
78. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
79. Disappearing color. : PLATINUMBLOND
82. Cheerful: Fr. : GAI
83. Country of Paul I. : GREECE
85. Solitary one: Slang. : LONER
86. Caused to slow down. : EASED
87. Correct: Comb. form. : ORTH
89. To be expected. : INSTORE
91. More enthusiastic. : KEENER
93. Rhodesian journey. : TREK
95. Noun suffix. : IER
96. French schoolboy's concern. : LECON
97. Not new. : USED
99. Mythical ship. : ARGO
101. Disease of grape vines. : ERINOSE
103. Fruit drink. : ADE
104. Minds. : CARES
106. Swampy area covered with brush. : SLASH
107. Annapolis. : USNA
108. Make merry. : REVEL
109. Silvers. : PHIL
110. Doctors. : MDS
112. Nautical term. : TACK
116. Fathers. : PATERS
119. Coral reefs. : CAYS
120. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
121. Market places. : AGORAE
123. Constellation. : ORION
124. He said, "Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." : KARR
126. Numerical prefix. : TRI
128. Written reminder. : MEMO
130. "___ dealer in magic and spells." : IMA
131. Nails. : TENPENNIES
133. Fictional horse. : SILVERBLAZE
136. Newsworthy jewel. : HOPEDIAMOND
138. Famous speech of 1896. : CROSSOFGOLD
140. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
141. Introductory: Slang. : PRELIM
142. Exile from Eden. : CAIN
143. "Eyes they have but they ___" : SEENOT
144. Rodent. : RAT
145. Last word of first verse, "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
146. Fairy tale character. : OGRE
147. ___ Valley. : DEATH
1. Young animal. : PUP
2. Quondam. : ONETIME
3. Panegyrics. : PRAISES
4. Honey buzzard. : PERN
5. Cried out. : YELPED
6. Red wine. : CHIANTI
7. Secy. of State, 1933–44. : HULL
8. Fielding novel, 1751. : AMELIA
9. Kings: Span. : REYES
10. Medal. : DSC
11. Mythical giants of Ossa-Pelion tale: Var. : ALOIDAE
12. Shore up again. : REPROP
13. Historian of Cicero's time. : NEPOS
14. Ties. : EVENS
15. Skin: Suffix. : DERM
16. Wearying times: Colloq. : SIEGES
17. Bother. : MOLEST
18. Gide et al. : ANDRES
20. Angle irons. : LBARS
23. Hereditary. : LINEAL
25. Bird. : ANI
27. Book parts. : FOREEDGES
29. Jingoistic writers of the 1900's. : YELLOWJOURNALISTS
31. Lacuna. : GAP
37. Drowses. : NODS
39. Peak in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
41. Poetic word. : EEN
42. Airfoil. : FIN
44. Trade again, as a car. : RESELL
45. Sea ice. : FLOE
46. Indian sheep. : SNA
47. Lucre. : PELF
49. 1917 headline. : AEF
50. Plant. : CREEPER
52. Instituted. : ORDAINED
53. Early ruler in Central Europe. : ATTILA
54. Character in "The Fair Penitent." : LOTHARIO
55. Sequestered people. : EREMITES
56. Wild cat of Mexico. : EYRA
57. Before: Prefix. : PRE
58. Yielded. : RETURNED
59. Exhibit delicate colors. : OPALESCE
61. Glacial phenomena. : ICEBERGS
63. Turn loose. : LETGO
66. Tune in. : DIAL
68. Tree. : ELM
70. Companions of hooks. : LADDERS
72. Look after. : SEETO
74. Fires. : STOKES
76. Detriment. : COST
80. Born: Fr. : NEE
81. Sea god. : NEREUS
83. River into the Colorado. : GILA
84. Interested. : CONCERNED
88. Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
90. River into the Seine. : EURE
92. Of an age. : ERAL
94. Brothers, for instance, : KIN
98. Recital item: Abbr. : SEL
100. ___ law, in electricity. : OHMS
102. Norstad's concern. : NATO
105. City ways: Abbr. : AVS
106. Reluctant. : SHY
108. Start over. : REOPEN
109. Plant with edible root. : PARSNIP
111. Realm of activity. : DEMESNE
113. Where Flagstaff is. : ARIZONA
114. Legendary spot. : CAMELOT
115. Parrot. : KEA
116. Much ado. : POTHER
117. Interstice. : AREOLA
118. Vessel for molten metal. : TINPOT
119. Louisiana patois. : CREOLE
120. Garage appurtenance. : OILRAG
121. Pulpits. : AMBOS
122. Played a game. : GOLFED
124. Contort: Var. : KNARL
125. Girl's name. : AIMEE
127. Wealthy: Ital. : RICCO
129. Common suffixes. : ERS
132. Checks the growth of. : NIPS
134. To see: Fr. : VOIR
135. Awry: Dial. : AGEE
137. Degrees in music. : DMS
139. Clergyman's degree. : DTH

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

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