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ONE-UPMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 1974

Author: Bert Kruse
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,185
Across Down
1. Veranda : LANAI
6. Massenet opera : THAIS
11. Propelled a dory : ROWED
16. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
20. G-man : AGENT
21. Like a toad : WARTY
22. Growing out : ENATE
23. Ness and Lomond : LOCHS
25. Popular comedian : MRONEMOSTEL
27. Bluffer : FIVEFLUSHER
29. Window part : PANE
30. Fall bloom : ASTER
31. Elmer and Grantland : RICES
32. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
33. Scoff : SNEER
34. External : OUTER
35. Behind time : LATE
36. N. Y. subway : IRT
39. Olive yield : OIL
40. America's Cup entry : YACHT
42. Extra sense : SEVENTH
45. Rewritten speech : NEWDRAFT
48. Disloyal one : THREETIMER
51. Tiny : WEE
53. Throw dice : SHOOT
54. Schoolboy of baseball : ROWE
56. Ohio city : DAYTON
57. Install : SEAT
58. Scottish moods : TIFTS
59. Snouty animals : TAPIRS
61. Narrow valley : GLEN
62. Beethoven's last : TENTH
63. God of love : EROS
64. Twangy : NASAL
65. Parlor-game pieces : TILES
67. Liquor bottles : SIXTHS
68. Through : PER
69. Luxuriant : LUSH
70. Pretty gal : LOOKER
72. Parents of Pius XI : RATTIS
73. Market-crash year : THIRTY
75. Early: Prefix : PRE
76. Make a bomb harmless : DEFUSE
77. Take a side : CHOOSE
78. Laminated rock : GNEISS
81. French numbers : UNES
82. Arabic letters : TAS
85. Brian of films : AHERNE
86. French historian : TAINE
87. Surfaces : PAVES
89. Indian title: Var. : SHRI
90. High lakes : TARNS
91. Leg part : SHIN
92. Works hard : SLAVES
94. Comedian Bert et al. : LAHRS
95. Weight system : TROY
96. Reconnoiters : SCOUTS
98. Gaelic : ERSE
99. Seething : ABOIL
100. Depot: Abbr. : STA
101. ___ to the wind : FOURSHEETS
103. Jets or Giants : NYTWELVE
106. Put more in : ADDEDTO
108. Judged : RATED
110. German article : EIN
111. Poetic word : EER
112. Riverfront nine : REDS
113. Gives off : EMITS
115. Blue dyes : WOADS
117. Walked confidently : STRODE
120. Melodies : ARIAS
121. Old Sicilian coin : LITRA
122. English spa : BATH
126. Hard-luck sphere : THENINEBALL
128. Giant boot size : EIGHTLEAGUE
130. Split : RIVEN
131. Gold or copper : METAL
132. ___ of hands : ASHOW
133. Climbing vine : LIANA
134. N.C.O. : SERG
135. Unyielding : STONY
136. Proportion : RATIO
137. Kind of throat : STREP
1. Gooseneck, e.g. : LAMP
2. Indian city : AGRA
3. Street sign : NEON
4. Miss Hathaway : ANNE
5. Native: Suffix : ITE
6. Highly personal pronoun : TWOSELF
7. Rush : HASTE
8. Main road : ARTERY
9. Roman road : ITER
10. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
11. Restored, as a ship : REFITTED
12. In abeyance : ONICE
13. Vacillate : WAVER
14. Paris seasons : ETES
15. Meaning: Abbr. : DEF
16. Swagger : BLUSTER
17. Hyman Kaplan's creator : ROSTEN
18. Hurt : ACHE
19. Sonny's ex-mate : CHER
24. Fathers of jrs. : SRS
26. Craze : MANIA
28. Yeast : LEAVEN
31. European area : RUHR
33. Varieties : SORTS
34. Yellow pigment : OCHER
35. Dud : LEMON
36. Foot part : INSTEP
37. Take on again : REHIRE
38. Special libation : TWOFORTHEROAD
41. As one pleases : ATWILL
42. Locations : SITES
43. Sports oasis : TWENTIETHHOLE
44. Wastelands : HEATHS
46. Dashes' partners : DOTS
47. Like much pulp fiction : TRASHY
49. Scout of many badges : EAGLE
50. U.S. President : TYLER
52. Ordinal-number suffixes : ETHS
55. W. W. II agency : OPA
57. Canonical hours : SEXTS
59. Certain bud : TASTE
60. O. Henry offerings : STORIES
62. "___ Andronicus" : TITUS
64. Hospital employee : NURSE
66. Alibi people : IKES
67. Strongboxes : SAFES
69. Detroit team : LIONS
71. Unwrap : OPEN
72. Descartes and others : RENES
74. Having calluses : HORNY
76. Art connoisseur Joseph : DUVEEN
77. Magna ___ : CHARTA
78. One of Caesar's names : GAIUS
79. Next to the last inning : NINTH
80. Thin : SPARSE
83. Appear : ARRIVE
84. Baseball Hall of Famer : SISLER
85. Lawmen: Abbr. : ATTS
86. Complete: Var. : THORO
88. Sts. : AVS
89. Lone Ranger word : SABE
91. Rabbit tails : SCUTS
93. North Europeans : LETTS
94. Grassy areas : LAWNS
96. Soaked : SODDEN
97. In installments : SERIALLY
101. Infant's demand : FEEDING
102. Consumes : EATS
104. Earliest time : YEARTWO
105. Kind of basin : TIDAL
107. Monotonous talker : DRONER
109. Part of D.D.E. : DWIGHT
113. Muse : ERATO
114. Italian city : MILAN
116. Holy Roman emperor : OTHOI
117. Ship: Abbr. : STR
118. ___ and that : THIS
119. Dream, in Dijon : REVE
120. Support : ABET
121. Miss Kirk : LISA
122. Lure : BAIT
123. Gelling agent : AGAR
124. Correct a piano : TUNE
125. Jalopy : HEAP
127. German spa : EMS
128. Projection : EAR
129. City lines : ELS

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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