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THE GROANING BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 1961

Author: Mary Grow
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,510
Across Down
1. Contents of a snifter. : COGNAC
7. Genghis Khan was one. : MONGOL
13. Stuffed delicacy. : SQUAB
18. Melodious. : ARIOSO
19. Italian dish. : RAVIOLI
20. Sea bird. : AUKLET
22. Pillager. : VANDAL
23. Cookery term. : ALAMODE
24. Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
25. Noun suffix. : ING
26. Kind of pear. : SECKEL
28. Food staple. : GRAIN
30. Puget and others: Abbr. : SDS
31. Brings to maturity. : AGES
33. The women. : SHES
34. Popular desserts. : SPONGECAKES
37. Reworked, as dough. : REROLLED
39. Section of N. Y. C. : HARLEM
40. Baffle. : EVADE
41. Shape of some sugar. : LOAF
42. Very cold. : GELID
43. About half a hectare. : ACRE
45. Grant. : ENDOW
47. Ultra downy. : SOFTEST
49. Away! : HENCE
52. Plum used in slivovitz. : SLOE
53. Schoolbook. : SPELLER
55. Describing a beatnik. : REALGONE
58. Blue. : AZURE
60. Opened. : UNDID
61. Texas specialty. : OILFIELDS
62. Muffin. : GEM
63. Social events. : GARDENPARTIES
66. Illumined. : LIT
67. Ivy or laurel. : EVERGREEN
69. Nobel poet. : ELIOT
70. Lift. : HEAVE
72. On the left side. : SINISTER
73. Sandwich makings. : BALONEY
75. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
76. Ben Ezra, for one. : RABBI
77. Thorn. : SPINULE
79. Old-timey oaths. : EGADS
81. Another Texas specialty. : BEEF
83. Musical composition. : ETUDE
84. Nicholas II. : TSAR
85. Descendant. : SCION
88. Headstrong: Fr. : ENTETE
90. Layers of skin. : CUTICLES
94. Ready-to-serve dessert. : CANNEDPEARS
96. Mrs. Rochester. : JANE
97. Sun: Prefix. : HELI
98. ___ poetica. : ARS
99. Of a nobleman. : DUCAL
100. Settings for a meal. : COVERS
102. Dress (up). : TOG
103. Pay a casual visit. : DROPIN
105. Meat patty. : RISSOLE
108. Adds (sound effects) to a film. : DUBSIN
110. Comfort. : SOLACE
111. Involves. : ENTAILS
112. Stir up. : AROUSE
113. Pavilions. : TENTS
114. "___ Beloved." : DEARLY
115. Barked. : YELPED
1. Epicure's relish. : CAVIAR
2. Red-yellow. : ORANGE
3. Aromatic rootstalk. : GINGER
4. Drowsy gesture. : NOD
5. Namesakes of a king of Judah. : ASAS
6. Vegetable dishes. : COLESLAWS
7. Men. : MALES
8. Not round. : OVAL
9. Steal, old style. : NIM
10. Anything sticky. : GOO
11. Pale yellows. : OLDGOLDS
12. Gothic rib. : LIERNE
13. French composer. : SATIE
14. Condiment of a sort. : QUINCERELISH
15. Where Kiev is: Abbr. : UKR
16. Baked ___. : ALASKA
17. On ___ knee. : BENDED
19. Slanted, as a ship's mast. : RAKED
21. Demi ___. : TASSE
27. Cuisinier. : CHEF
29. Musical Artists' union: Abbr. : AGMA
32. Fusible alloy. : SOLDER
34. Cocktail party provender. : SALTEDPEANUTS
35. Inquisitive one. : PRIER
36. Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
38. Card game. : LOO
39. Actor Van ___. : HEFLIN
42. Shining. : GOLDEN
44. Rub. : CHAFE
45. Designating a type face. : ELZEVIR
46. Objects of pure intuition: Phil. : NOUMENA
47. Dispatchers. : SENDERS
48. Interval, in music. : TRITONE
50. Kale. : COLLARD
51. Chicories. : ENDIVES
52. Herbs. : SAGES
54. Thick soup. : PUREE
56. The cream. : ELITE
57. Park in Colorado. : ESTES
59. Breakfast delicacy. : EGGSBENEDICT
61. Fig-bird. : ORIOLE
64. One of the Shaws. : ARTIE
65. Refer to. : ALLUDE
68. Flat strip, as of sugar candy. : RIBBON
71. Governor, in Greece. : EPARCH
73. Nipper. : BITER
74. Recently. : YESTERDAY
78. Leafy, as certain flowers. : PETALINE
80. Merry: Fr. : GAI
82. Fair employment group. : FEPC
84. "Turkey in the Straw," for one. : TUNE
85. A great abundance. : SCADS
86. Vegetable. : CARROT
87. Shoe part. : INSOLE
89. Approached. : NEARED
90. Stone Age dwellings. : CAVES
91. Ceases. : LETSUP
92. Juvenile heroine. : ELOISE
93. Autographed. : SIGNED
95. Desert terrain. : DUNES
96. Convivial. : JOLLY
100. Spiral. : COIL
101. Steady. : SURE
104. Roaster. : PAN
106. Depot: Abbr. : STA
107. Italian island: Abbr. : SAR
109. Where Sucre is: Abbr. : BOL

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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