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DOWN TO THE SEA

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1969

Author: B. H. Kruse
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 507 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,400
Across Down
1. Press agency : TASS
5. Hawaiian shrub : AKALA
10. Ship of ___ : STATE
15. Like: Prefix : EQUI
19. Oriental babysitter : AMAH
20. Records : TAPES
21. Ocean routes : LANES
22. Pal of void : NULL
23. Kind of skirt : MINI
24. First ocean steamer : THESAVANNAH
26. Duck : TEAL
27. Crucial time in tennis : SETPOINT
29. Stake : ANTE
30. Leather workers : CURERS
32. Armadillos : APARS
33. Experience : TASTE
35. Polish city : POSEN
36. Reproductive cell : GAMETE
38. Captain's role, at his table : HOST
39. Hags : BELDAMES
42. Jewish months : ADARS
43. Famed clipper : CUTTYSARK
46. ___ cost : ATANY
47. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
48. Hall of ___ : FAMER
49. Blockhead : IDIOT
51. Broadway signs : SROS
52. Roof ornament : EPI
53. Constitution : OLDIRONSIDES
55. Least in age: Abbr. : YST
56. Flag : STANDARD
58. German river : OSTE
59. Macaw : ARA
62. Church area : NAVE
63. One kind of man : LADYS
65. Auricular : OTIC
66. New Havenite : ELI
67. Socrates, for one : SAGE
68. Buffoon : BALATRON
72. Fleming : IAN
75. Fastest liner : UNITEDSTATES
79. French article : UNE
80. Group : BLOC
82. Emphatic word after yes or no : SIREE
83. Attention-calling words : OHSEE
84. Building beam : TBAR
85. U.S. admiral (1874–1939) : EARLE
87. Some ads : PERSONALS
89. Jewish liturgy : ARBIT
90. Definite period : TIMESPAN
92. Sugar source : CANE
93. Toolbox item : PLIERS
94. Part of a poetic foot : ARSIS
95. Take part in : SHARE
97. Bake eggs : SHIRR
98. Thugs : GUNMEN
100. Town on Thames : ETON
101. One who makes trades : BARTERER
104. Within: Prefix : ENDO
105. Genoese admiral : ANDREADORIA
109. Lion's trademark : MANE
110. Sea, to poets : MAIN
111. Radioman's O.K. : ROGER
112. Certain exams : ORALS
113. Tritons : EFTS
114. Fat : SUET
115. Famed acting family : DREWS
116. Outdated : PASSE
117. Printer's term : STET
1. Perth wear : TAMS
2. Gallic companion : AMIE
3. Chris craft : SANTAMARIA
4. Clipper owners : SHIPPERS
5. Clothes : ATTIRE
6. Otto and E. J. : KAHNS
7. In ___ (peeved) : APET
8. French article : LES
9. King of Judah : ASA
10. Point of view : SLANT
11. Owner of la plume : TANTE
12. Bancroft : ANNE
13. Crumpets' companion : TEA
14. Biblical valley : ESHCOL
15. Pleads : ENTREATS
16. Historic troopship : QUEENMARY
17. Relating to: Suffix : ULAR
18. Reverses : ILLS
25. Shakespeare's "___ deep" : VASTY
28. Horse fare : OATS
31. Sec. Hardin's concern: Abbr. : USDA
33. One who lugs : TOTER
34. Houston player : ASTRO
35. Tea : PEKOE
36. Stares : GAPES
37. Proficient : ADEPT
38. Like N.Y. in summer : HUMID
39. Aisle walker : BRIDE
40. Genesis name : ENOS
41. Method: Abbr. : SYST
43. Framework : CADRE
44. Pantywaist : SISSY
45. Accesses : ADITS
48. Roman historian : FLAVIUS
50. Chinese silk : TSATLEE
53. Eastern vine : ODAL
54. Knobby : NODED
57. Direction : NNE
60. Creeks : RIAS
61. Do Hamlet : ACT
63. Procrastinator's word : LATER
64. Mets' Tommie and family : AGEES
65. English impostor : OATES
67. Lorelei, for one : SIREN
68. Swiss city : BASLE
69. Type of lifeboat : RUBBERRAFT
70. Walking ___ : ONAIR
71. Slangy word of derision : NERTS
72. "___ I can do it" : IBET
73. Asian range : ALAI
74. Ill-fated ocean queen : NORMANDIE
76. Palms : NIPAS
77. Detection device : SONAR
78. A title for Macbeth : THANE
81. Fulton's Folly : CLERMONT
84. Ancient vessels : TRIREMES
86. Being, in philosophy : ESSE
88. Colombian town : OCANA
89. Came down : ALIT
91. French wine : PINARD
93. Group of words : PHRASE
95. Scatter : STREW
96. Gardeners : HOERS
97. Canvas : SAILS
98. Diamonds : GEMS
99. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
100. Keenness : EDGE
101. Bikini parts : BRAS
102. ___ en point : ENTE
103. What's left : REST
106. Alternative : NOR
107. Afr. brandy : DOP
108. Hour: It. : ORA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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