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WEATHER MAP

New York Times, Sunday, October 15, 1961

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,475
Across Down
1. Rachel Crothers heroine. : SUSAN
6. Turkish port on Black Sea. : AMASRA
12. Limestone. : MALM
16. Vehicle. : TRUCK
21. Merman role. : ANNIE
22. Corroded. : RUSTED
23. Willow genus. : ITEA
24. American artist. : HENRI
25. Dutch Admiral, 17th century. : TROMP
26. Encourage. : ASSURE
27. Negatives: Fr. : NONS
28. Raines and others. : ELLAS
29. Tree. : YEW
30. Laurents play. : ACLEARINGINTHEWOODS
34. Bring back. : RECALL
36. Part of a blast furnace. : TYMP
37. Cockney's dwelling. : OME
38. Proportionately. : INSCALE
39. Road sign. : SLOW
40. Baseball great. : OTT
42. Or if: Lat. : SEU
43. Heroes. : MEN
44. Fruit drinks. : ADES
45. Kern musical. : VERYWARMFORMAY
51. Simulate. : ACT
53. Noun suffix. : INE
55. Bear: Sp. : OSO
56. Blood: Prefix. : HAEM
57. Word ending: Abbr. : SUFF
59. Have nothing to do with. : LETBE
63. "___ Peter to pay Paul." : TOROB
65. Sawbuck. : TENNER
67. To: Scot. : TAE
68. Nile city. : ASWAN
69. Noted deep-sea explorer. : BEEBE
70. Football term. : HUDDLE
71. Indian. : HINDU
73. Relative of ltd. : INC
74. Senior. : ELDER
75. Dais for anc. Greek orators. : BEMA
76. ___ nutshell. : INA
78. Escape. : RIDDANCE
80. Wading bird. : STILT
82. Acceptor. : TAKER
84. Rubber ingredient. : LATEX
85. Happy. : CAREFREE
88. Before. : ERE
89. Irish isle. : ARAN
91. Garand. : RIFLE
95. Wave: Span. : OLA
96. Paper measures. : REAMS
98. Cut up. : MINCED
100. TV name. : ALLEN
101. Game. : LOTTO
103. Mail depot: Abbr. : RPO
104. Firm. : STEADY
105. " . . . the best ___ to be." : ISYET
106. Loved ones. : DEARS
107. Sharp cry. : YELP
109. A book of hours. : HORA
110. Possess. : OWN
112. Jack's predecessor. : IKE
113. Air: Abbr. : ATM
115. Wolcott Gibbs play. : SEASONINTHESUN
119. Got: Abbr. : RECD
122. Danish county. : AMT
124. Tennis term. : LET
125. Goddess of dawn. : EOS
126. Army men: Abbr. : SGTS
129. Fateful ship of Sept. 1939. : ATHENIA
131. Perched. : SAT
132. ___ Kasim, Arab writer. : ABUL
135. Indian. : APACHE
137. Grahame story. : THEWINDINTHEWILLOWS
141. ___ Chaney. : LON
142. River into the Danube. : TIMIS
143. To thee: Fr. : ATOI
144. Signify. : MATTER
145. Then: Fr. : ALORS
147. Meat cuts. : LOINS
148. Cut, as grass. : MOWN
149. South Dakota capital. : PIERRE
150. Jeweler's magnifier : LOUPE
151. Lyric poem. : EPODE
152. Other. : ELSE
153. Paste for gems. : STRASS
154. Styles. : MODES
1. Sylvan deities. : SATYRS
2. Unwind. : UNREEL
3. Like the Matterhorn. : SNOWCOVERED
4. Intention. : AIM
5. Asian land. : NEPAL
6. Asian sea. : ARAL
7. Opera role. : MUSETTA
8. Chemical test. : ASSAY
9. ___ und Drang. : STURM
10. Tear again. : RERIP
11. Arabian Sea gulf. : ADEN
12. Smallest quantities. : MINIMUMS
13. In agreement. : ATONE
14. Imparted. : LENT
15. Golf club. : MASHIE
16. Muscles. : THEWS
17. Settles again. : RELOCATES
18. Remove film from camera. : UNLOAD
19. Little bed. : CRADLE
20. Candy. : KISSES
31. Satiates. : CLOYS
32. Departing one. : GOER
33. Sicilian city. : ENNA
35. Reverence. : AWE
41. Pair. : TWO
42. Monroe movie. : SOMELIKEITHOT
43. Miss Doolittle. : MYFAIRLADY
46. "North of Boston" poet. : ROBERTFROST
47. Nose cold. : RHEUM
48. Court order. : MANDATE
49. Ward off. : FEND
50. Writer: Abbr. : AUTH
52. English actor. : CLAUDERAINS
53. "If ___ so . . . " : ITBE
54. Winter time. : NOEL
58. Ancient Irishman. : FENIAN
60. One of two. : TWIN
61. Judge's bench. : BANC
62. Noun suffix. : ENCE
64. Overstout. : OBESE
65. 1611 play. : THETEMPEST
66. M. Descartes. : RENE
72. Insecticide. : DDT
75. Blurred. : BLEARY
77. South American toucans. : ARACARI
79. Leaf and stem joints. : AXILS
81. Choler. : IRE
83. "___ and the Man." : ARMS
85. Not cordial. : COLD
86. Lily plant. : ALOE
87. Pro ___. : RATA
90. Fortification. : REDAN
92. Notable clipper ship. : FLYINGCLOUD
93. Onion. : LEEK
94. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
97. Fish. : SOLE
99. Kind of light. : NEON
102. Boon to navigators. : TRADEWIND
108. Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
110. Exclamation. : OHO
111. What "vidimus" means. : WESAW
114. Principal. : MAIN
116. Man's name. : SETH
117. Bank workers. : TELLERS
118. Country: Abbr. : USA
119. Baby's toy. : RATTLE
120. Abyssinian. : ETHIOP
121. Laboratory prefix. : CHEMIO
123. Butterly or Bovary. : MADAME
127. "Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight" poet. : THORPE
128. Feels. : SENSES
130. Kobold. : NISSE
131. C. P. and others. : SNOWS
132. Expect. : AWAIT
133. Snappish dog. : BITER
134. Extreme. : ULTRA
136. Sacred poem. : PSALM
138. Alcohol: Suffix. : ITOL
139. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
140. Pyrites. : ORES
146. Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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