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SAYING CHEESE

New York Times, Sunday, October 28, 1973

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 578 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,842
Across
1. Does petty cheating : CHISELS
8. Way : METHOD
14. Danny or doubting : THOMAS
20. Feted one : HONOREE
21. Stir : AROUSE
22. Become less dense : RAREFY
23. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
24. Theme words for a winter eve : JOYTOTHEWORLD
26. Status, for short : REP
27. ___ forth : SET
28. Canticles : ODES
29. P.O.W. data item : RANK
30. Conducted : RAN
31. "___ my turn?" : ISIT
33. Blustered : ROARED
35. Narrow part of a river : FORD
36. Old ___, Conn. : LYME
37. Causes hardship : STRAPS
39. Servicemen : GIS
40. Suffer a disk mishap : SLIP
41. Motherless calf: Var. : DOGEY
42. Carrion-eating mammal : HYENA
43. Decay : ROT
44. Disagreement : SPAT
45. Good guy : HERO
46. Newcomer : GREENY
48. Delay : LAG
49. Sees the light : REFORMS
52. Marked with spots : SMIRCHY
54. Railings : BARRIERS
56. Cereal grass : OAT
57. Goof : BOOBOO
58. Crustaceans of a creeping suborder : REPTANTS
59. Creative spirit : MUSE
60. Grown-up : ADULT
61. Politicos' specialties : GLADHANDS
63. Sun ___ : DANCE
64. ___ days' wonder : NINE
65. Pert : FLIPPANT
66. Powerful bird : CONDOR
67. Word of disapproval : TUT
68. Part of an aerial view : TREETOPS
69. Church member : BAPTIST
71. Very many : UMPTEEN
73. Pharmacy abbr. : USP
74. Aspirin unit : TABLET
75. "___ we forget" : LEST
76. Dilettantish : ARTY
77. Rental ad abbr. : RMS
78. House of ___ : LORDS
82. Power of detection : SCENT
84. Generations : AGES
85. Constructed: Abbr. : FAB
86. Finney : ALBERT
87. Amphibian : TOAD
88. One in charge : HEAD
89. ___ Union : SOVIET
91. Nautical word : ASEA
92. Hawaiian birds : IOS
93. Convex moldings : TORI
94. Broad expanse : ACRE
95. Sounds of delight : AHS
97. Child's game : TAG
98. Traveling cases : GLADSTONEBAGS
101. Late afternoon : TEATIME
103. Domestic : MENIAL
104. Derivative lease : SUBLET
105. Make known : UNCOVER
106. Principal street : ARTERY
107. Ghent's claim to fame : TREATY
108. Tile workers : PASTERS
Down
1. Recall fondly : CHERISH
2. Best policy : HONESTY
3. Motivate : INSPIRE
4. Man's nickname : SOL
5. Geologic time divisions : ERAS
6. Slot-machine features : LEVERS
7. Take care of : SEETO
8. Kind of rule : MAJORITY
9. Deteriorates : ERODES
10. Trifled : TOYED
11. Quonsets : HUTS
12. Bear: Sp. : OSO
13. City of great recall : DETROIT
14. Leaning : TREND
15. Peddle : HAWK
16. Rio de ___ : ORO
17. Playground equipment : MERRYGOROUNDS
18. Blazing : AFLAME
19. City on the Pacific : SYDNEY
25. Part of a lamp : HARP
32. Material : TANGIBLE
34. Distress : AGONY
35. Glaringly evident : FLAGRANT
36. Parrot fish : LORO
38. Imitate : PARROT
40. Courageous ones : SPARTANS
41. Ones accused: Abbr. : DEFS
43. Deer: Ger. : REH
44. Punch-drunk : SLAPHAPPY
45. Pronoun : HERS
47. Household: Prefix : ECO
49. Soaks : RETS
50. Army mule : MASCOT
51. Control : STEER
52. Street-light vapor : SODIUM
53. City in Michigan : MOUNTPLEASANT
54. Canopy supports : BEDPOSTS
55. State: Abbr. : IND
57. African people : BANTU
58. Filled with joy : RAPTURED
59. Canadian lake : MANITOBA
61. Valley : GLEN
62. ___ low : LIE
63. Relative of "You don't say" : DOTELL
65. Embroider with gold : FRET
66. Noncom: Abbr. : CPL
68. ___ case : TEST
69. Disney movie : BAMBI
70. College degrees : ABS
72. Mind the bar : TEND
74. Mockery : TRAVESTY
76. Seven ___ Thebes : AGAINST
79. Fractious : RESTIVE
80. Visionary : DREAMER
81. Experienced ones : STAGERS
82. Identifying mark : STIGMA
83. Picnic equipment : COOLER
84. Atmosphere: Prefix : AERO
85. Overlook : FORGET
86. Greek goddess : ATHENA
88. With vehemence : HOTLY
89. Shell prized by collectors : SCALA
90. Exhaust : EATUP
93. Ruler : TSAR
94. French cleric : ABBE
96. U.S. Indians : SACS
99. ___ down : DIE
100. Common Market area: Abbr. : EUR
102. Small quantity : TOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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