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HOUSE PARTY

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1961

Author:
Diana R. Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 595 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,482
Across
1. "Alison's House," for one. : DRAMA
6. Loafer. : SHOE
10. Gremlins. : IMPS
14. Portico. : STOA
18. Alfresco. : OUTOFDOORS
20. Part of a duplex apartment. : STAIRSTEPS
22. Discourage. : WETBLANKET
23. Symbol of hospitality. : WELCOMEMAT
24. Military term. : DDAY
25. Cosmetic. : ROUGE
26. In a frenzy. : AMOK
27. Beginning. : ALPHA
28. Constant. : FIRM
29. Tigers' rivals. : ELIS
31. "Aux ___ citoyens!" : ARMES
32. Endurance. : STAMINA
36. Sun god. : AMON
37. Idols of the Philippines. : ANITOS
39. ___ place. : HIDING
40. Compact kitchens. : STEPSAVERS
42. Broach. : TAP
45. See 94 Down. : ERRED
46. State: Abbr. : FLOR
47. Plant. : SOW
48. Fruit. : LIME
49. Blessing. : BOOM
50. Contrive. : PLAN
51. Swards. : LAWNS
53. Silk voile. : NINON
54. Uraeus. : ASP
55. Silk hat: Colloq. : STOVEPIPE
57. Busy times for cashiers. : PAYDAYS
59. Relatives. : INLAWS
61. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
62. Warning. : CAVEAT
63. Brief and compact. : CONCISE
65. VIP treatment. : REDCARPET
67. Subside. : EBB
70. Successful. : ONTOP
71. Little ___. : RHODY
73. Works. : GOES
74. Girl's nickname. : CARO
75. Ordinal suffixes. : ETHS
76. Hoot. : BOO
77. Young fish. : PARR
78. Excellent: Slang. : SUPER
79. Bambi's mother. : DOE
80. Kitchen equipment. : DEEPFREEZE
84. Endeavored. : STROVE
85. Establishes. : BUILDS
87. Pay (up). : ANTE
88. Fly ___. : SWATTER
89. Cheerful. : SUNNY
90. ___ Harte. : BRET
91. Take part. : PLAY
92. Toby, for one. : UNCLE
93. Dingle. : DALE
95. Small piece of land: Var. : ISLOT
97. Wall part. : DADO
101. Inscrutable countenances. : POKERFACES
103. Comfortable situation. : FEATHERBED
105. In best bib and tucker. : DRESSEDOUT
106. Shelved, as a bill. : ONTHETABLE
107. Mel and family. : OTTS
108. Jokers. : WAGS
109. Silk fabric: Fr. : GROS
110. Cross as ___. : ABEAR
Down
1. Elwood P. of "Harvey." : DOWD
2. Repented. : RUED
3. "___ boy!" : ATTA
4. Famous name in Melville. : MOBY
5. Labor union. : AFL
6. State of Mexico. : SONORA
7. Bunk. : HOKUM
8. State: Abbr. : OREG
9. Prizer. : ESTEEMER
10. Details. : ITEMS
11. Saint-___, French port. : MALO
12. Metal tool. : PICK
13. Rialto sign. : SRO
14. 1866 novel. : STELMO
15. Much ado about nothing. : TEMPESTINATEAPOT
16. Silvery fish. : OPAHS
17. Nick Charles' dog. : ASTA
19. Courage. : DARING
20. Rustic gallants. : SWAINS
21. Suffers. : SMARTS
28. Discovery. : FIND
30. Cut off. : LOP
31. Melody. : AIR
32. Part of anc. Arabia. : SHEBA
33. Weather satellite. : TIROS
34. Part so small as to be negligible. : ADROPINTHEBUCKET
35. Bearing. : MIEM
36. Agreed. : ATONE
37. Bath's river. : AVON
38. Publication. : NEWSPAPER
40. Poles. : SLAVS
41. "___ were marching . . . " : ASWE
43. Port of China. : AMOY
44. Enclosures. : PENS
46. Garden spot. : FLOWERBED
48. Girl's name. : LIDA
50. School auxiliaries. : PTAS
51. American hero's nickname. : LINDY
52. Biblical books: Abbr. : APOC
53. Familiar veto word. : NYET
55. ___ cover. : SLIP
56. Variegated. : PIED
58. Birds. : AVES
60. Army men. : NCOS
62. 100 lacs, in India. : CRORE
63. Campus girl. : COED
64. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
65. Mansard. : ROOF
66. Looking with eagerness. : AGAZE
68. Note, in music. : BREVE
69. Gimlet. : BORER
72. Dances: Colloq. : HOPS
74. Brief. : CURT
77. Bicker. : PETTIFOG
78. Sojourn. : STAY
80. Railroad cars. : DINERS
81. Nevada city. : ELY
82. Most excellent. : RAREST
83. Compass point. : ENE
84. Envelop. : SWATHE
86. Except that. : UNLESS
88. Lazy ones. : SLOTHS
89. Angry sound. : SNORT
90. Cordons ___, first-rate cooks. : BLEUS
91. Teacher of Aristotle. : PLATO
92. Hair style: Colloq. : UPDO
93. Baby's first word. : DADA
94. Slipped ___. : ACOG
96. College student: Abbr. : SENR
97. Monotonous. : DRAB
98. Priestly title. : ABBE
99. Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
100. River into the Baltic. : ODER
102. Not many. : FEW
104. Greek letter. : ETA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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