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AROUND THE HOUSE

New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1969

Author: Emanuel Berg
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Emanuel Berg has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,358
Across Down
1. Projects : JUTS
5. Went hot-rodding : RACED
10. Investment item : EBOND
15. Merganser : SMEW
19. Biblical giant : ANAK
20. Allen : ETHAN
21. Lombardi : VINCE
22. Greek liqueur : OUZO
23. ___ et orbi : URBI
24. "___ human hopes" : THEVANITYOF
26. Sinn ___ : FEIN
27. Not any, in law : NUL
28. "___ were the days" : THOSE
29. Holm oak : ILEX
30. S. A. plains : LLANOS
32. It's yet to come : THEWORST
34. Tennis points : ACES
35. Matches up : PAIRS
36. Starchy plant : TARO
37. Beaverlike : EAGER
39. Tasteful : ARTISTIC
42. Do-nothing : CHAIRWARMER
45. Arctic sight : FLOE
46. Wine: Prefix : OENO
47. Sheol and others : HELLS
48. Silver: Abbr. : STER
49. Droplet : BLOB
50. Soil science: Abbr. : AGRON
51. Havens : ARKS
52. Pairs : DUOS
53. Nearer : CLOSERTO
55. Bishopric : SEE
56. Shofar : HORN
57. Nandus : RHEAS
58. Pacific isles : ATOLLS
62. Fit to drink : SORBILE
64. Pass off (with on) : FOIST
65. Disappeared : DIEDOUT
66. Guarantee : ENSURE
67. Gay : RIANT
68. European capital : BONN
69. Writer Victor, to cockneys : UGO
70. Reaction : RESPONSE
72. Roric : DEWY
73. Cinch : SNAP
74. Surveyed: Slang : CASED
77. Track : HUNT
78. ___ with (favor) : SIDE
79. Wood: Prefix : LIGNI
80. Gluck : ALMA
81. Drum staves : LAGS
82. Unpopular bird : STOOLPIGEON
84. Lung ailment : PLEURISY
86. Boa : SCARF
87. Vex : ROIL
88. Poignant : ACUTE
89. Clever move : COUP
90. Resembling the Acropolis : RUINLIKE
94. Artist's pad : GARRET
96. Auction word : SOLD
97. Field mice : VOLES
98. Dirigible, for short : ZEP
99. Bowfin genus : AMIA
100. Pasquinaders : LAMPOONISTS
103. Hand: Sp. : MANO
104. Type of etching : ZINC
105. Irregular : EROSE
106. Siren signal : ALERT
107. African antelope : ORYX
108. Nervous : EDGY
109. Stormed : RAGED
110. Western sights : MESAS
111. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
1. Brief trip : JAUNT
2. California's Jesse ___ : UNRUH
3. Deipnosophists : TABLETALKERS
4. Sports gear : SKI
5. Hurl again : RETHROW
6. Musketeer : ATHOS
7. Father Brown's creator : CHESTERTON
8. Roof part : EAVE
9. Life-essential acid : DNA
10. More sinister : EVILER
11. Takes the hook : BITES
12. Chalcedony : ONYX
13. Army grade: Abbr. : NCO
14. Collapse : DEFLATE
15. Fine till now : SOFARSOGOOD
16. Kind of cheese : MUENSTER
17. Pinza : EZIO
18. Tony of early radio : WONS
25. More subtle : NICER
28. Pressure units : TORRS
31. First-century date : LII
33. Keens : WAILS
34. Field: Lat. : AGER
35. Search into : PROBE
38. Iowa city : AMES
39. At ___ for words : ALOSS
40. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
41. Against : CON
42. Dance step : CHASSE
43. From ___ in : HEREON
44. ___ thing : ASURE
45. Fishing bob : FLOAT
49. Hallowed : BLEST
50. When the scholar used to come : ATTEN
52. Handouts : DOLES
53. Animal's spine : CHINE
54. Pluvial : RAINY
56. Engaged : HIRED
57. Dinner course : ROAST
59. Parlor Romeo : LOUNGELIZARD
60. Lake near Como : LUGANO
61. Visit : STOPIN
63. Rule of too-many thumbs : BUREAUCRACY
64. Suomi people : FINNS
65. Wooden pin : DOWEL
67. Covered with a cosmetic : ROUGY
68. Garden plot : BEDOFROSES
71. Aspect : PHASE
72. Fashion name : DIOR
73. Seal : SIGIL
74. Mushroom part : CAP
75. Word with out or aboard : ALL
76. Vilifying : SMEARING
78. Cask part: Scot. : STAP
79. Columbia team : LIONS
81. Golfer Gene : LITTLER
82. Italian coin : SCUDO
83. Churchmen : PRIESTS
85. Herb : RUE
86. Flew in a way : SOLOED
89. Small wood : COPSE
91. Extreme : ULTRA
92. Masai country : KENYA
93. Kind of resin : EPOXY
94. Stare : GAZE
95. Surrounded by : AMID
96. City problem : SMOG
97. Mean : VILE
101. Sky Altar : ARA
102. Business org. : NAM
103. Beatle style : MOD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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