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ROMANESQUE

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1961

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,503
Across Down
1. Company of travelers. : CARAVAN
8. Seasoned. : SALTED
14. Humorist. : PUNSTER
21. Vespucci. : AMERIGO
22. Sunrooms. : SOLARIA
23. And elsewhere: Lat. : ETALIBI
24. Roman emperor's cohorts : PRAETORIANGUARD
26. Citizenship: Lat. : CIVITAS
27. Symbol of a clan. : TARTAN
28. Set aside. : RESERVE
29. Hill of Rome. : PALATINE
30. French pupil. : ELEVE
32. Kind of meadow grass. : RIE
33. More rational. : SANER
34. Black Hawk's tribesmen. : SACS
37. Yule man. : SANTA
40. Sets up. : ERECTS
42. Fluid in veins of the gods. : ICHOR
47. Recess in a Roman room. : ALA
48. Leo. : LION
49. Social doings. : TEAS
50. Breathe in. : INHALE
51. Caps. : TAMS
53. Foes of Romans in Britain. : PICTS
54. ____-edged. : GILT
55. Incubated. : BROODED
56. African antelopes. : IMPALAS
58. Drawing rooms. : SALONS
60. Bovine sound. : MOO
61. Very proper. : PRIM
62. Habitual procedures. : ROUTINES
64. Brew. : ALE
65. City on the Rhine. : BONN
66. ___ nutshell. : INA
67. To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
68. Additional. : SECOND
71. Tuesday, in France. : MARDI
72. Norman city. : CAEN
73. Reward: Poet. : MEED
75. Roman gymnasium. : PALAESTRA
77. Sleuth Charlie. : CHAN
79. Scrutinize. : SCAN
81. Oscar. : AWARD
83. Cuddle up. : NESTLE
85. Assault. : ONSET
88. Mount where Aaron died. : HOR
89. Brewing essential. : MALT
90. Feline. : CAT
91. Type of artist. : ENGRAVER
93. ___ boy! : ATTA
95. Family member. : SIS
96. Humorist with a lariat. : ROGERS
99. Breathe. : RESPIRE
100. Cheese. : STILTON
102. Mere. : BARE
103. Canal Zone town. : ANCON
105. 1820 pen name. : ELIA
106. French port of pre-Roman origin. : TOULON
107. Unless: Lat. : NISI
108. Asian river. : YALU
109. Rent. : LET
110. Genus of geese. : ANSER
111. Type of waiter. : CARHOP
113. Ill will. : SPITE
115. Machines. : CARS
116. Weary. : TIRED
118. Grassland. : LEA
120. Perle. : MESTA
122. Members of Roman priestly college. : EPULONES
126. Buckthorn plant. : CASCARA
129. Where Banff is. : CANADA
133. Dress fabric. : DELAINE
134. High priest of Rome. : PONTIFEXMAXIMUS
136. Attired. : DRESSED
137. Charms. : AMULETS
138. Most unconfined. : OPENEST
139. Ejections. : OUSTERS
140. Forfeiters. : LOSERS
141. Arabia ___. : DESERTA
1. Bligh was one: Abbr. : CAPT
2. Hog plum of India. : AMRA
3. Opposite of van. : REAR
4. Alpine crests. : ARETES
5. Necessary to life. : VITAL
6. Public games of anc. Greece. : AGONES
7. Correlative. : NOR
8. Novel by Pearl Buck, 1932. : SONS
9. Author of boys' books. : ALGER
10. Character in "Little Women." : LAURIE
11. Limestone used in Roman Colosseum. : TRAVERTINE
12. Land of the Fianna Fail. : EIRE
13. Pater. : DAD
14. Important Texas crop. : PECANS
15. Useful. : UTILE
16. 1827 naval battle. : NAVARINO
17. Cut into strips. : SLIT
18. Small monkey. : TITI
19. Israeli statesman. : EBAN
20. Advance. : RISE
22. So: Scot. : SAE
25. Peaceful. : IRENIC
29. Butter squares. : PATS
31. Impedimenta. : VALISES
33. Begone! : SCAT
34. Juvenal opus. : SATIRE
35. Poplars. : ALAMOS
36. Field on east bank of the Tiber. : CAMPUSMARTIUS
38. Children. : TOTS
39. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
41. Fish. : EELS
43. Cut short. : CHOP
44. Structure near Tivoli. : HADRIANSVILLA
45. Liquid fat. : OLEINE
46. Indian. : REDMAN
50. Satirical. : IRONIC
52. Fabric. : SATEEN
53. Greek god. : PAN
54. Era of Horace and Vergil. : GOLDENAGE
55. Link. : BOND
57. Border. : LINE
59. Wool: Lat. : LANA
60. State of mind and spirit. : MORALE
63. Floral parts. : SEPALS
65. One of the Mavericks. : BART
69. See 82 Down. : CART
70. Ancient. : OLD
71. Alps: Abbr. : MTS
72. Appetizer. : CANAPE
74. Plum. : DAMSON
76. French port W of Marseille. : SETE
78. ___ de combat. : HORS
79. Kind of daisy. : SHASTA
80. Dallas' Bowl. : COTTON
82. Archaic vehicle. : WAIN
84. Traveling. : ENROUTE
86. More weird. : EERIER
87. Negotiates. : TREATS
90. Roman hero in Shakespeare. : CORIOLANUS
92. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
94. All: Ger. : ALLE
96. Imprudent. : RASH
97. Beams. : RAYS
98. Cooky. : SNAP
101. Reptile. : TORTOISE
102. Avis. : BIRD
104. Highest point. : CLIMAX
107. Dissents: Scot. : NAES
111. Formulas of faith. : CREEDS
112. Pounding implement. : PESTLE
114. Disappear. : ESCAPE
115. Dog. : CANINE
117. ___ Hebrides. : INNER
119. Steel: Fr. : ACIER
121. Levies. : TAXES
122. Taro root. : EDDO
123. Land of the Incas. : PERU
124. Rubber trees. : ULES
125. Final. : LAST
126. Lombardy city. : COMO
127. Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
128. Thing: Lat. : RES
130. U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
131. Earth. : DUST
132. TV dog. : ASTA
134. Chum. : PAL
135. Musical direction: Abbr. : MOD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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