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TRADES PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 1956

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,665
Across Down
1. Ballet with Delibes music. : NAILA
6. Lucius or Will. : BEEBE
11. Ancient Greek pitcher. : OLPE
15. Troy's ordeal. : SIEGE
20. Owner of the Phillies. : BOBCARPENTER
22. Prominent chairman. : PAULBUTLER
24. Perennial best-selling author. : ERLESGARDNER
25. Alias 24 Across. : PERRYMASON
26. Make ___ of it. : AGO
27. Confident. : SURE
28. Sheik's land. : ARABY
30. Internees. : POWS
31. Chief officer of David. : IRA
32. Triton. : NEWT
34. Villa d'___. : ESTE
36. Up: Comb. form. : ANO
37. Georgetown athlete. : HOYA
38. Namesakes of Miss March. : MEGS
39. March ___. : HARE
41. Coal cars. : GONDOLAS
44. Day: Heb. : YOM
46. Kiloliters. : STERES
49. Old oath. : EGAD
50. Prevailing conditions. : TIMES
52. Forty ___. : WINKS
56. Zeal. : ARDOR
57. Pitcher. : EWER
58. Theatrical abbreviation. : PERF
59. Conduit. : CULVERT
61. Sports figure. : REDBARBER
63. Albany family. : HARRIMANS
65. Court. : WOO
66. Merry: Fr. : GAI
67. Draws. : TIES
68. Children. : TOTS
69. Flatfish. : SOLE
70. Block. : STOP
71. Periodic. : ETESIAN
73. Become less reserved. : THAW
74. Cut short. : CHOP
75. Kentucky VIP. : BOONE
76. Collected. : COOL
77. Type of merchant. : CARDEALER
79. Cowshed. : BARN
80. Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
82. Suffix to a ship's name, in Japan. : MARU
83. ___ cry. : AFAR
84. Party dish. : RAREBIT
87. Beveled edge. : CANT
88. Table. : LIST
89. ___ Hedin. : SVEN
90. Loud-speaker. : HORN
91. Political group. : ADA
92. Treadmill. : RUT
93. Academy Award winner, 1951. : KIMHUNTER
95. Featured player in "Away All Beats." : LEXBARKER
97. Quarantine. : ISOLATE
99. N. C. Cape. : FEAR
100. Golfer Middlecoff. : CARY
101. Treasury. : CHEST
102. Risk. : PERIL
103. More secure. : SAFER
105. Diurnule. : DOSE
106. Utters impulsively. : BLURTS
107. Poet's word. : EER
109. Hawks. : REDTAILS
111. Judge. : DEEM
112. Kind of quartz. : SARD
115. Kimono appurtenances. : OBIS
117. German river. : EMS
118. Pindaric. : ODIC
120. Spill the beans. : BLAB
124. Actor Wallach. : ELI
125. Small Roman rooms. : ALAE
126. Fine fellow. : BRICK
128. Opponent of 122 Down. : IVAN
130. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
131. Hornblower's creator. : CSFORESTER
134. Harrisburg VIP. : GEORGELEADER
137. Figure in music. : COLEPORTER
138. Well-known benedict. : ARTHURMILLER
139. Light ___. : OPERA
140. Indian mulberries. : AALS
141. Relative of a quidnunc. : SNOOP
142. Show scorn. : SNEER
1. Neighbor of Sverige. : NORGE
2. Puffing. : ABLOW
3. Carol Heiss milieu. : ICE
4. Colleen. : LASS
5. Logomachists. : ARGUERS
6. Basque hat. : BERET
7. ___ papers. : END
8. Vulcan's workshop. : ETNA
9. ___ skittles. : BEERAND
10. Mission. : ERRAND
11. Pas-de-Calais town. : OPPY
12. Port in New Guinea. : LAE
13. Aim. : PURPOSE
14. Pitcher Face of Pittsburgh. : ELROY
15. Totals. : SUMS
16. Give ___ chance. : ITA
17. Juvenile heroine. : ELSIE
18. Handel, or Hegel. : GEORG
19. Singer Berger and others. : ERNAS
20. Plant. : BEAN
21. Analyze a sentence. : PARSE
23. Lane. : BYWAY
29. Football players. : BOOTERS
33. Pulsate. : THROB
35. Mota. : EGGER
37. He drew Joe Palooka. : HAMFISHER
38. Future year. : MMIV
40. Purifying process. : AERATION
42. Sweep. : OAR
43. Common carrier in the news: Abbr. : LIRR
45. Night people. : OWLS
46. Top-kick. : SARGE
47. Bargain. : TREAT
48. Famous name in show business. : EDDIECANTOR
49. Animals. : EWES
51. Trophy. : SCALP
53. Wilson's Sec. of War. : NEWTONBAKER
54. Monetary unit of Esthonia. : KROON
55. Mining term. : STOPE
57. "___ Holden." : EBEN
58. "Spectacular" man. : PATWEAVER
60. French pronoun. : UNE
62. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
63. Netman. : HOAD
64. Heath. : MOOR
68. ___ way. : THRU
70. Distressed. : SORE
72. "Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
73. Hypocrites, à la Molière. : TARTUFFES
74. Phratry. : CLAN
75. Hanger-on. : BARNACLE
77. "___ McCall." : CASH
78. Southwest wind. : AFER
79. Fishhook. : BARB
80. Paper money. : SCRIP
81. Breather. : PAUSE
82. Jesters. : MIMES
84. Well-known Broadway nickname. : ROXY
85. What i.e. stands for. : IDEST
86. Pastries. : TARTS
88. Kindled. : LIT
89. First in a series. : STARTER
90. Present. : HERE
93. Cabbage. : KALE
94. Desideratum. : NEED
95. Rodeo gear. : LASSO
96. Point on a mariner's compass. : RHUMB
98. Song: Ger. : LIED
100. Mountain pass. : COL
104. Songlet. : ARIETTA
105. Distinguish. : DISCERN
106. Makes quiet. : BECALMS
108. Log-rolling contest. : ROLEO
110. Spanish girl friends. : AMIGAS
111. Frogman. : DIVER
112. Dry: Ital. : SECCO
113. Political writer. : ALSOP
114. Ransack. : RIFLE
116. Port on the Shatt-al-Arab. : BASRA
119. Unearth. : DIGUP
121. Scoop. : LADLE
122. Abdul the Bulbul. : AMEER
123. Whirring sound. : BIRR
125. Harp: Ital. : ARPA
126. Winter sounds: Colloq. : BRRS
127. Japanese zither harp. : KOTO
129. German "no." : NEIN
132. Poet's word. : OER
133. Nine-eyes. : EEL
135. Greek letter. : RHO
136. English festival. : ALE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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