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APPROPRIATE PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1975

Author: George Rose Smith
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,577
Across Down
1. Frostings : ICINGS
7. Understands : SEES
11. As strong as ___ : ANOX
15. Spinnaker : SAIL
19. "Weep ___, my lady" : NOMORE
20. Ship deck : ORLOP
22. Column style : DORIC
24. Actor Alan : ALDA
25. "Give Me Five Minutes More" : RIPVANWINKLE
27. "Home on the Range" : JULIACHILD
29. City ways : ELS
30. Lighters : BARGES
31. Sierra ___ : LEONE
33. Like old castles : MOATED
34. Containers : TINS
35. Large pill : BOLUS
36. Playwright Jean : KERR
37. ___ Mahal : TAJ
40. Be fatuous : DOTE
41. Wimsey : PETER
42. Bowed low : SALAAMED
46. Spellbinders : ORATORS
48. "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" : ISAACNEWTON
50. Santa ___ : ANA
51. Lion ___ : TAMERS
52. To-dos : STIRS
53. Prepare a hook : BAIT
54. Dutch town : EDAM
55. Gardens : EDENS
56. Soil deposit : LOESS
57. Small type : AGATE
59. Inge's field : DRAMA
60. Hog food : MAST
61. Make movies : FILM
62. Islands in Galway Bay : ARANS
63. Able people : SEAMEN
64. Compass point : SSW
65. "A Farewell to Arms" : VENUSDEMILO
68. Ones often in distress : DAMSELS
69. Devil's feet : HOOVES
71. Poker move : RAISE
72. Went boating : CANOED
73. In love : SMITTEN
75. "Of Time and the River" : WARDENLAWES
77. Prior to : ERE
80. Antiseptic pioneer : LISTER
81. Request to the harvest moon : SHINE
82. Addict : USER
83. Remote : AFAR
84. Voices : ALTOS
85. Pairs of horses : SPANS
86. Vetch seeds : TARES
88. Spilled-ink woe : STAIN
89. Asther of movies : NILS
90. Leg part : SHIN
91. Coin of Near East : DINAR
92. English novelist : STERNE
93. Golf locale : TEE
94. "State of the Union" : GEORGEMEANY
97. Freeloaders : SPONGES
98. Vestment : SURPLICE
100. Our, in France : NOTRE
101. Brief try : STAB
102. N.Y. time : EDT
103. Kind of outsider : RANK
104. Athens sight : AGORA
105. Homeric : EPIC
106. Nap : SNOOZE
109. Miss Loos : ANITA
110. Super-onion : GARLIC
112. However, for short : THO
115. "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" : CULBERTSON
117. "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes" : CARRIENATION
120. Sea position : ALEE
121. Glove fabric : SUEDE
122. Bird sound : TWEET
123. Writer Graham : GREENE
124. Gil ___ : BLAS
125. Denials in Dundee : NAES
126. Rorem et al. : NEDS
127. Gazes : STARES
1. Concerning : INRE
2. Spring shape : COIL
3. Mischief makers : IMPS
4. Month: Abbr. : NOV
5. ___ bag : GRAB
6. Capitol people : SENATORS
7. Well-groomed : SOIGNE
8. Sea birds : ERNES
9. Fraternal people : ELKS
10. Musical note : SOL
11. Take a recess : ADJOURN
12. Substantives : NOUNS
13. Heraldic chaplet : ORLE
14. Clock numeral : XII
15. Desert : SAHARA
16. Came down : ALIT
17. Pointless : IDLE
18. Actor Alan : LADD
21. Basque games : PELOTAS
23. Round Table site : CAMELOT
26. Legal orders : WRITS
28. Islamic text: Var. : CORAN
32. Kind of power: Abbr. : ELEC
35. Kodiak and bug : BEARS
36. Girl's nickname : KATIE
37. Certain poles : TOTEMS
38. Tilled lands : ARADAS
39. "Mamma mia!" : JAMESWHISTLER
40. June bugs : DORS
41. Greek letters : PSIS
42. Goes after flies : SWATS
43. "Knit two, purl two" : MADAMEDEFARGE
44. Paint : ENAMEL
45. Biblical conies : DAMANS
47. Big top : TENT
48. Agenda units : ITEMS
49. Hard wood, in Spain : EBANO
52. Alone, stage-wise : SOLUS
54. Rub out : ERASE
56. Fine paper : LINEN
57. Start the day : ARISE
58. Physician : GALEN
59. Populace : DEMOS
61. Kind of blister : FEVER
62. Chemical compound : AMIDE
63. More logical : SANER
65. Yeas and nays, e.g. : VOTES
66. Down the ___ (gone) : DRAIN
67. Makes money : EARNS
68. Coolidge V.P. : DAWES
70. Preminger et al. : OTTOS
72. Joint watcher : CASER
73. Angles : SLANTS
74. Environment : MILIEU
75. Noisy sound : WHANG
76. Caverns in Virginia : LURAY
78. Poured : RAINED
79. Hemingway : ERNEST
81. Part of a village skyline : SPIRE
83. Solar disk : ATEN
85. Kind of troops or therapy : SHOCK
86. Headdress : TIARA
87. Green Gables girl : ANNE
88. Short stake : STOB
90. Fishermen : SEINERS
91. Belittle : DETRACT
92. Intervals : SPACINGS
94. Icy coating : GLAZE
95. Diesel and steam : ENGINES
96. Unsettled : MOOT
97. Rural crossing : STILE
99. Investigates : PROBES
101. Ship poles : SPRITS
104. Battery part : ANODE
105. Auriculate : EARED
106. Scrape aftermath : SCAB
107. Invalid : NULL
108. Olive genus : OLEA
109. At a loss : ASEA
110. Favor, in Scotland : GREE
111. Haul : CART
112. Layer : TIER
113. Put an edge on : HONE
114. Persons : ONES
116. Cask : TUN
118. Wheat spike : AWN
119. Repast : TEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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