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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1958

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,407
Across Down
1. Denouement: Colloq. : PAYOFF
7. Slayer of Cock Robin. : SPARROW
14. Giant in "Tom Thumb." : GRUMBO
20. Its capital is Tirana. : ALBANIA
21. Star role. : HEROINE
22. Reticence. : RESERVE
24. Fortress structures. : TURRETS
25. Hidden; secret. : ARCANAL
26. Thoroughfares. : AVENUES
27. "You'll be ___, my son!" : AMAN
28. Conquerors of K2. : ITALIANS
30. Shed for animals. : COTE
32. Stiletto. : DIRK
33. Pooh! : BAH
34. Mournful sound. : KNELL
35. Carmen, for example. : SENORITA
38. Observe. : SEE
39. Yawning. : AGAPE
41. Biblical mother-in-law. : NAOMI
44. Japanese apricots. : UMES
45. Senator from Delaware. : FREAR
47. Having a certain flavor. : LEMONY
49. Sudden, headlong flights. : STAMPEDES
52. Quadrangles. : COURTS
53. Betelgeuse. : STAR
55. Figures of speech. : SIMILES
56. Red planet. : MARS
57. Contents of a wardrobe. : COSTUMES
61. ___ veiling. : NUNS
62. Churchly caps. : BIRETTAS
66. King's master. : ACE
67. Hockey goal. : CAGE
68. Usage. : TREATMENT
71. Procession. : LINE
72. Tall chimney. : STACK
74. Removes the decks of a ship. : RAZEES
76. Mr. Wagner of baseball fame. : HONUS
77. Vergil's Discordia. : ERIS
78. One of the Joneses. : CASEY
79. Large antelope. : ELAND
80. Former British coin. : GROAT
81. Realm of Thespis. : DRAMA
82. Before long. : ANON
83. County in New Mexico. : OTERO
84. Capital of South Dakota. : PIERRE
85. Moslem world. : ISLAM
86. Julia ___ Grant. : DENT
87. Newcomers. : STRANGERS
89. Contemporaries of the Moabites. : EMIM
91. Aisle: Obs. : ELE
92. Distillations. : ESSENCES
94. Settlement in Greenland. : ETAH
95. Discernment. : SAGENESS
97. Course. : ROAD
98. Ruined. : DONEFOR
101. Eminence. : NOTE
102. Fireball. : METEOR
105. Abode of Bret Harte's "Outcasts." : POKERFLAT
107. Past and present. : TENSES
111. Minced oaths. : EGADS
112. Dingle. : DALE
113. Moves gradually. : EDGES
115. Queen: Fr. : REINE
116. Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
117. Traders' pledges. : EARNESTS
121. Shapes accurately. : TRUES
123. Numerical prefix. : TRI
124. Nautical term. : ALOW
126. Fabrications. : LIES
127. Detroit's hockey team. : REDWINGS
130. San ___. : JUAN
131. Ancestry. : LINEAGE
133. Having the edge turned, as a wheel. : OVERRIM
135. Pacify. : ASSUAGE
137. Excellent. : STELLAR
138. Suggested doubt to. : MISGAVE
139. Stage direction. : REENTER
140. Purls. : EDDIES
141. Abyssinian bananas. : ENSETES
142. Racers. : SNAKES
1. Feathering. : PLUMAGE
2. Lot's uncle. : ABRAHAM
3. Tall tale. : YARN
4. Individual. : ONE
5. Coincide (with). : FITIN
6. Cement. : FASTEN
7. Small onions. : SHALLOTS
8. Iolanthe, for example. : PERI
9. Alms box. : ARCA
10. Certain horses. : ROANS
11. Wash lightly. : RINSE
12. ___ shoestring. : ONA
13. Receives hospitably. : WELCOMES
14. On the house. : GRATIS
15. Face with stone. : REVET
16. Worth. : USE
17. Repair. : MEND
18. Pugilist. : BRUISER
19. Gorge. : OVEREAT
20. Kettledrum. : ATABAL
23. Subglacial drifts. : ESKERS
29. Ah me! : ALAS
31. Stibnite, siderite, etc. : ORES
34. Where Pennyroyal Plateau is. : KENTUCKY
36. Undraped. : NUDE
37. "And I'll be in Scotland ___ ye." : AFORE
40. Travel with haste. : POST
42. Marquise de ___, consort of Louis XIV. : MAINTENON
43. Imprisoned. : IMMURED
46. Posse's quarry. : RUSTLERS
48. Deified mortal of Hindu myth. : YAMA
50. Ridgepole ___. : PINES
51. Steber role. : ELSA
52. Uncovered wagons. : CARTS
54. Missed poignantly. : REGRETTED
56. Revolutionary figure. : MINUTEMAN
57. Range of the Sierra Nevada. : CASCADE
58. Hydrocarbons. : OCTANES
59. Christmastide, Epiphany, etc. : SEASONS
60. Hunters in the Pribilofs. : SEALERS
62. Great Hindu center. : BENARES
63. Succession of notes, as a bird's song. : TIRALEE
64. Fauna. : ANIMALS
65. Hairy herbs. : SESAMES
69. Beginning point. : THRESHOLD
70. Wasteland. : MOOR
73. Concentrated. : CENTERED
75. Adriatic port of Yugoslavia. : ZARA
80. Camelopard. : GIRAFFE
81. Verses consisting of two feet. : DIMETERS
83. Famed statuette. : OSCAR
84. Become exhausted (with "out"). : PETER
88. Diminutive of a man's name. : GENE
90. "___ Rhythm." : IGOT
93. Snare. : NOOSE
96. River in England. : NENE
98. In low spirits. : DOLESOME
99. Weights of Turkey, Cyprus, etc. : OKES
100. Syncopated melodies. : RAGTIMES
102. Decorations. : MEDALS
103. Liberté's companion. : EGALITE
104. Having claws. : TALONED
105. Sheet of glass. : PANE
106. Arctic bird. : TERN
108. Place. : SITUATE
109. Infuriates. : ENRAGES
110. Type of fisherman. : SEINER
112. Laundry appliances. : DRIERS
114. Makes superficially palatable. : SUGARS
118. Seaweeds. : ALGAE
119. Lock. : TRESS
120. Twilled fabric. : SERGE
122. Big Bertha's birthplace. : ESSEN
125. Unite closely. : WELD
128. Mild expletive. : DRAT
129. Marry a woman. : WIVE
130. Flat-bottomed boat. : JUNK
132. ___ Baba. : ALI
134. Sauterne. : VIN
136. Bounding main. : SEA

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