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WORDMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In original, 65-Across clue was listed as the 56-Across clue, and 67-Across clue was listed as the 65-Across clue; fixed these.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,775
Across Down
1. The "Mona Lisa" is one. : CANVAS
7. 19th cen. social critic. : THOREAU
14. Compensation, in law. : DAMAGES
21. Glorious. : RADIANT
22. Stadium phenomenon. : HOMERUN
23. Image worship. : IDOLISM
24. Postscripts of a sort. : ADDENDA
25. Teacher of lip reading. : ORALIST
26. Patroness of flute players. : EUTERPE
27. Tennis score. : DEUCE
28. Daughter of David. : TAMAR
30. Paint by dabbing. : STIPPLE
32. Split pea of India. : DAL
33. Name in movie annals. : INCE
34. Friend of Shylock. : TUBAL
35. Burst upward. : ERUPT
36. Testimonial document: Abbr. : CERT
37. Hoad cannon ball. : ACE
38. Bus riders. : FARES
39. Worn down by friction. : ATTRITE
42. One's specialty. : FORTE
43. Reproved. : LESSONED
45. Ornamental room dividers. : SCREENS
46. Creator of Amber. : WINSOR
47. Keeps close to. : HUGS
48. Slacken. : RELAX
49. Caucasian relative of Georgians. : GURIAN
51. Fine sheep. : MERINO
54. Fraction. : SEVENTH
56. Its daytime population is 29,000. : PENTAGON
60. Correct for "Ain't." : ARENT
61. Eat in style. : DINE
62. Pudding ingredient. : SUET
64. Where there's a will, so to speak. : TESTATE
65. Unstinted praise: Slang. : RAVE
66. Dried up. : SERE
67. Unstinted business. : ARREARS
69. Epochs. : ERAS
70. Ibsen character. : ASE
71. Ocean in "Sweet and Low." : THEWESTERNSEA
74. Scrap or morsel. : ORT
75. Ringlet. : CURL
77. Valuable food element. : MINERAL
78. Fellow. : CHAP
79. Indigo. : ANIL
80. Companion of Paul. : ARTEMAS
82. Maria Callas is one. : DIVA
83. Sharpen. : WHET
84. Contemporary of Shakespeare. : DONNE
85. Old Roman coin. : SESTERCE
87. Saddle girths. : CINCHES
89. Run rapidly. : CAREEN
90. Least sweet. : DRYEST
92. Western Indians. : OTOES
93. Young, inexperienced person. : COLT
94. Heavies, for example. : ACTORS
97. Frugally. : CHARILY
99. Musical flourishes. : ROULADES
103. Flamboyant. : SHOWY
104. A Moor of Spain. : MORISCO
105. General's nickname. : MONTY
106. ___-de-vie (brandy). : EAU
107. The stormy Cape. : HORN
108. Less sheltered. : BARER
109. Hunt illegally. : POACH
110. Dwell on persistently. : HARP
111. Live. : ARE
112. Horizontal door frame timbers. : LINTELS
114. Smooth, glassy surface. : GLARE
115. Tin-plated steel. : TERNE
116. Simone di ___, 14th cen. Italian painter. : MARTINO
118. Peninsular citizen. : MIAMIAN
120. Peak or pince. : RAINIER
122. Remover of property avoiding seizure. : ELOINER
123. Blow up. : ENLARGE
124. Deadliest of females. : TIGRESS
125. Hard masters. : DESPOTS
126. Quite put out. : NETTLED
127. Demand strongly. : INSIST
1. Rhythmic inflection. : CADENCE
2. Cites. : ADDUCES
3. Relative. : NIECE
4. Web of a feather. : VANE
5. As well as. : AND
6. Natural heights. : STATURES
7. Composer of "Mignon." : THOMAS
8. Hourly. : HORAL
9. Second caliph of Islam. : OMAR
10. Kin: Abbr. : REL
11. Sister of Ares. : ERIS
12. Not given to luxury. : AUSTERE
13. Having boundless energy. : UNTIRING
14. Resort on the English Channel. : DIEPPE
15. Life's longest stage. : ADULT
16. Speck. : MOTE
17. Pale brew. : ALE
18. Construction beams. : GIRDERS
19. Grass used in papermaking. : ESPARTO
20. Pittsburgh worker. : SMELTER
21. Like spokes. : RADIAL
29. Not up yet. : ABED
31. Lodges. : PUTSUP
34. Languorous rhythm. : TANGO
36. Inborn. : CONNATE
38. Source. : FOUNT
39. Very hard furniture wood. : ACLE
40. Over the waves. : TRANSATLANTIC
41. Weave. : TEXTURE
42. Authoritative commands. : FIATS
44. Be fair. : SHINE
45. Quality of wine: Fr. : SEVE
46. Winter apple. : WINESAP
48. Freshened. : RENEWED
50. Bugle signal at sunset. : RETREAT
51. Latin band noisemakers. : MARACAS
52. Obliteration. : ERASURE
53. Displays atavism. : REVERTS
54. Vocalist to Ulysses.. : SIREN
55. Frau's spouse. : HERR
57. Bordeaux's river. : GARONNE
58. Of the eared seal family. : OTARINE
59. Young bird. : NESTLEN
61. Burst open, as seed capsules. : DEHISCE
63. Fresh-water carps. : TENCHES
66. "The Bells of ___." : STMARYS
68. Fine volcanic lava. : ASHES
72. Leif's father. : ERIC
73. Rescuers. : SAVIORS
76. Anticlimax. : LETDOWN
79. Heart artery. : AORTA
81. Blithe-spirited. : MERRY
83. Curd's partner. : WHEY
84. Waste time. : DALLY
86. Lady's man. : ESCORT
88. State: Abbr. : COLO
89. Kempt and mannerly. : COUTH
91. "___ in a Boat." : THREEMEN
93. Specialties of Bach and Vivaldi. : CONCERTI
94. Much abashed. : ASHAMED
95. Work for vocalists. : CHORALE
96. Veronica experts. : TOREROS
98. Modern transportation. : AIRLINE
99. Stadium sound effect. : ROAR
100. Darlings. : DEARIES
101. Not joking. : EARNEST
102. Spear carriers. : SUPERS
104. Patroons' holdings. : MANORS
105. Uttered plaints. : MOANED
108. French psychologist. : BINET
109. The beach at Cannes. : PLAGE
110. Philosopher Bergson. : HENRI
112. Machine typesetter, for short. : LINO
113. Thirst-provoking. : SALT
114. Sweetheart. : GIRL
115. Makes a touch: Aussie slang. : TIGS
117. Capsize. : TIP
119. Tangle. : MAT
121. Hebrew letter: Var. : AIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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