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FINDING A WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1970

Author: Cornelia Warriner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Cornelia Warriner has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,722
Across Down
1. Phone book abbr. : RES
4. Wt. units : LBS
7. Molasses : TREACLE
14. Illustrator Tony et al. : SARGS
19. Involves : ENTAILS
21. Burmese port : RANGOON
22. Ghost's need : SHEET
23. Fish delicacy : SHADROE
24. Indigenous : ENDEMIC
25. Certain side of life : SUNNY
26. Paving mix : TARMAC
27. Choose : OPT
28. Timber spike : BROB
30. Math branch : GEOM
31. No-people : ANTIS
32. Tropical tree : APA
33. Pilot's concern : STEERAGEWAY
36. Bakery worker : ICER
37. Wood platter : TRENCHER
39. Print style: Abbr. : ITAL
40. River nymph : NEDA
41. Sea eagle : ERN
42. Nautical word : LEE
43. Medieval swords : ANELACES
47. Turner : LANA
49. Like a hard rain : PELTING
51. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
52. Words describing 1400–1700 A.D. : AGEOFDISCOVERY
56. Run in Bea Lillie's hose : LADDER
57. Guile : CRAFT
58. Certain dives : GAINERS
59. Name in baseball lore : SISLER
60. Queen of Hearts product : TART
61. Hymenopteron : ANT
62. Snack-table item : DIP
63. Gloomy Dean : INGE
65. Standards of behavior : ETHICS
67. Shattered : CRASHED
72. Bay off White Sea : MEZEN
73. Berry nub : ACHENE
74. Queen Isabella's goal : THEINDIESTRADE
76. Village in Haiti : MILOT
77. Memo books : AGENDAS
78. Flowing hair : MANE
79. Drop in on friends : PAYCALLS
81. Gas: Prefix : AER
82. Six, in Italy : SEI
83. Weskit : VEST
87. Earth Day subject: Abbr. : ECOL
88. Of the stars : SIDEREAL
90. "To ___ his own" : EACH
91. Navigator's route : GREATCIRCLE
95. Skill : ART
96. Microwave device : MASER
97. Horse : ROAN
98. Tree knot : KNAR
99. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
100. Sly : FELINE
101. Divert : AMUSE
103. Creatures : ANIMALS
106. Easing of tensions : DETENTE
107. Marquis and others : SADES
108. "___ d'Arthur" : LEMORTE
109. One joining a toast : PLEDGER
110. Kind of preview : SNEAK
111. Tenants : LESSEES
112. Gibraltar, for one: Abbr. : STR
113. Campus org. : SDS
1. Add varnish : RESTAIN
2. Magnify : ENHANCE
3. Began : STARTED
4. Turkish coins : LIRAS
5. Coalition : BLOC
6. Compass point : SSE
7. Cutting tool : TREPAN
8. Declaim : RANT
9. Remnant : END
10. Epoch : AGE
11. Long wave : COMBER
12. French river : LOIRE
13. Applauding for more : ENCORING
14. Draft org. : SSS
15. Seneca's prediction in "Medea" : AHUGELANDLIEREVEALED
16. Keep on subscribing : RENEW
17. Columbus's birthplace : GENOA
18. Block: Var. : STYMY
20. Title conferred on Columbus : ADMIRALOFTHEOCEANSEA
27. ___ sea : OPEN
29. Moderate : BATE
32. Charges : ARRAIGNS
33. Put aside : SHELVE
34. Wobble : TEETER
35. Scalp parts : GALEAS
37. Care for : TEND
38. Outfielder Jones : CLEON
43. Whatever : ANY
44. Aria part : CADENZA
45. Came out : EMERGED
46. Title : SIR
48. Astern : AFT
49. Weight abbr. : PCI
50. Tax agency: Abbr. : IRS
52. Play part : ACT
53. Magna ___ (Gr. colonies) : GRAECIA
54. Mundane : EARTHLY
55. Weekday: Abbr. : SAT
56. Sass : LIP
59. Bacon : SIDEMEAT
61. Tennis score : ACE
62. Agnus ___ : DEI
64. Chemical suffix : ENE
66. Untouched : INTACT
67. Guevara : CHE
68. Repair in a way : RENAIL
69. ___-camp : AIDEDE
70. Kind of drum : SNARE
71. Chiefs: Abbr. : HDS
72. Everest, for one: Abbr. : MTN
73. Elec. unit : AMP
74. Geom. lines : TGS
75. Jib : SAIL
77. On the whole : ALLINALL
80. Secure : LOCK
82. Indian weights : SERS
84. Curved handrails : EASINGS
85. Like some love letters : SCENTED
86. Reading, etc. : THREERS
88. Fabrics : SCRIMS
89. Egyptian king : RAMSES
91. Kind of widow : GRASS
92. Cato, for one : ROMAN
93. ___ vie : EAUDE
94. Princess of India : RANEE
96. Taxi feature : METER
99. Old one: Ger. : ALTE
100. Fabric : FELT
102. Arctic native: Abbr. : ESK
104. Sept. and Dec. : MOS
105. Land measure : ARE
106. Refugees: Abbr. : DPS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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