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FUN CITY FUN

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 1966

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,273
Across
1. Evergreen tree. : CAROB
6. Show off. : ACTUP
11. Vociferates. : RANTS
16. Proceed apace. : HIE
19. City in Brazil. : RECIFE
20. Gracie Mansion. : HOUSE
21. B.W.I. sorcery. : OBEAH
22. Sicilian commune. : ENNA
24. Many a New Yorker. : CLIFFDWELLER
26. Many New Yorkers. : BONVIVANTS
28. Florida city. : DADE
29. Steamed up. : IRATE
30. City near Münster. : CLEVE
32. Gourmands. : EATERS
33. Proceeds apace. : ZIPS
34. Port: Fr. : HAVRE
35. Bushelman. : ALTERER
36. Outgoing tide. : EBB
39. Inactive: Abbr. : RET
40. Wheelsman. : PILOT
41. Tree. : ALDER
42. Saxon's foe. : NORMAN
44. Member of the smart set. : BOULEVARDIER
47. Abundant. : FAT
50. Marches. : TROOPS
51. Insert: Abbr. : ENCL
52. Swan: Lat. : OLOR
53. Prime time. : NINE
54. Portray in a way. : ENACT
55. Certain spreads. : PATES
56. Yukon river. : LEWES
58. Fates of Viking days. : NORNS
59. Pigments. : REDS
60. Premier of Japan. : SATO
61. Vase-shaped container. : EWER
62. Hound. : BASSET
63. Disseminate. : SOW
64. Foot-weary citizen. : STRAPHANGER
68. North Africans. : HAMITES
69. Dismays. : APPALS
71. Groggy. : AREEL
72. Planet. : SATURN
73. Auditions. : TRYOUTS
75. Wily Gothamite. : CITYSLICKER
77. "There ___ happy land . . . " : ISA
80. Midriffs. : WAISTS
81. Salvador. : DALI
82. Exigency. : NEED
83. Feature of Brooklyn: Abbr. : HGTS
84. Entr'___. : ACTES
85. Blanches. : PALES
86. Looks over. : SCANS
88. African gazelles. : MOHRS
89. Poetic contraction. : NEER
90. Dinner holder, old style. : PAIL
91. Street hazard. : HOLE
92. Highlander. : KILTIE
93. Mdse. : GDS
94. Fictional Gothamites. : GUYSANDDOLLS
98. Faithful. : ARDENT
99. Sharp-witted. : CANNY
100. Misdid. : ERRED
101. Proclaim. : CRY
102. Football players: Abbr. : RGS
103. Western city. : LARAMIE
106. Makes level. : TRUES
107. Big name in Queens. : SHEA
109. ___ curiae. : AMICUS
110. Siberian forest. : TAIGA
111. Expert: Slang. : SHARK
112. Small fruit. : SLOE
116. Certain taxicabs. : NIGHTHAWKS
118. Cousin of 44 Across. : MANABOUTTOWN
121. Hemline site. : KNEE
122. Iroquoians. : ERIES
123. Rory himself. : OMORE
124. Hears of. : LEARNS
125. Sent: Abbr. : DLD
126. Brazil's President, 1946–51. : DUTRA
127. Less. : FEWER
128. Turkish gulf. : SAROS
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1. That: Fr. : CELA
2. Type of test. : ACID
3. Widespread. : RIFE
4. Canceled. : OFF
5. Dresses showily. : BEDIZENS
6. All of ___ (all of a sudden). : AHEAP
7. NFL team. : COLTS
8. Bulrush. : TULE
9. Application. : USE
10. Cotton cloth. : PERCALE
11. "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" show. : ROBERTA
12. Surpassing. : ABOVE
13. Hawaiian bird. : NENE
14. Hebrew letter. : TAV
15. Protector. : SHIELDER
16. Household appliance. : HEATER
17. Type of tube. : INNER
18. ___ nous. : ENTRE
19. Accepted: Abbr. : RCD
23. Soviet republic: Abbr. : ASSR
25. Legal order. : WRIT
27. Father: Ger. : VATER
31. City in the Ukraine. : LVOV
34. Palisades' relatives. : HILLS
35. Inter ___. : ALIOS
36. Goes onstage. : ENTERS
37. Third largest island. : BORNEO
38. Many New Yorkers. : BROADWAYITES
39. Engrossed. : RAPT
40. Brownish purple. : PUCE
41. American educator. : ADLER
43. Footwear. : MOCS
44. Mother Cabrini and others. : BEATAS
45. Successful. : ONTOP
46. Galley slave. : ROWER
47. Spectator of a kind. : FIRSTNIGHTER
48. Bonne ___! : ANNEE
49. Auditions. : TESTS
53. Denial. : NOSIR
55. Legislatures: Abbr. : PARLS
56. Laws: Lat. : LEGES
57. Actor Tom. : EWELL
58. Belgian city. : NAMUR
60. Laws: Abbr. : STATS
62. Lessened. : BATED
64. Steam boiler plates. : SPUTS
65. ___ Selassie. : HAILE
66. Ars gratia ___. : ARTIS
67. French marshal. : NEY
68. Fishes. : HAKES
70. Puzzle. : POSER
72. Sights. : SCENES
73. Speech sound. : TWANG
74. Highballed. : RACED
75. Arum plant. : CALLA
76. All ___. : INALL
78. Leash. : STRING
79. Bank's backlog. : ASSETS
81. Girl of song. : DAISY
83. Hammerlock. : HOLD
85. One of the Whitneys. : PAYNE
86. Flats. : SHOES
87. Winter forecast. : COLD
88. Boggy. : MIRY
90. Disciplined. : PUNISHED
92. Valuable furs. : KARAKULS
94. Entire series. : GAMUT
95. Gratiano's wife. : NERISSA
96. Pharmaceutical. : DRUG
97. Envision. : DREAMOF
99. Hidden. : CACHED
101. Food fish. : CERO
103. Like a string bean. : LANK
104. Have ___ to. : AMIND
105. Star in Orion. : RIGEL
106. Certain bettor. : TAKER
107. Wall Street term. : SHARE
108. Nobelist in chemistry, 1918. : HABER
110. Rally. : TWIT
111. Winter forecast. : SNOW
112. Toast of 38 Down. : STAR
113. Parrot fish. : LORO
114. Acknowledges. : OWNS
115. U.S.N.A. grad. : ENS
117. Islands near New Guinea. : ARU
119. Soul: Fr. : AME
120. Party. : TEA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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