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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1957

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 627 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,071
Across Down
1. Coat. : CUTAWAY
8. Operatic General. : RADAMES
15. Phenomenon of Death Valley. : SALTPAN
22. M. France. : ANATOLE
23. Noted. : EMINENT
24. Famous schooner yacht. : AMERICA
25. Character in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : TITANIA
26. Ship's rigging. : CORDAGE
27. Smoke. : CIGARET
28. Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
29. Miscellaneous. : ASSORTED
31. Questions. : ASKS
33. Husband: Fr. : MARI
34. Court. : WOO
35. Spanish girl's name. : ESTER
36. Type of grape. : SEEDLESS
39. Hebrew letter. : TAV
40. Shrub of the pea family. : BROOM
42. Marsh growth. : SEDGE
45. German lyric. : LIED
46. Home of 65 Down. : CRETE
48. Be sufficient. : ANSWER
50. Upset. : PERTURBED
53. Dramatic turns. : CRISES
54. Sister of Ares. : ERIS
56. Showy flowers. : DAHLIAS
57. Pen. : COOP
58. Migrations. : PASSAGES
62. ___ Fein. : SINN
63. Grand Canal transportation. : GONDOLAS
67. Oklahoma city. : ADA
68. Needlepoint. : LACE
69. Imitation marble. : SCAGLIOLA
72. Wading bird. : SORA
73. Flowed against. : LAVED
75. Files. : RASPS
77. Colorimetric unit. : SATRON
78. Falter in speaking. : TRIP
79. Accumulate. : AMASS
80. Actor Janning. : EMIL
81. Ship's boats. : GIGS
82. Savage. : FERAL
83. Tilt up. : CANT
84. Dynamo part. : STATOR
86. Money in Manila. : PESOS
87. In reserve. : ASIDE
88. Sicilian city. : ENNA
89. Stamp affixing aid. : MOISTENER
91. Phantom dog in "Topper." : NEIL
93. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
94. Flag. : STANDARD
96. Arrow part. : BARB
97. Conjectures. : SURMISES
99. Execrate: Colloq. : CUSS
100. Rubbed with an abrasive. : EMERIED
103. Sputnik. : MOON
104. Scene of a Pact, 1938. : MUNICH
107. Malefactors. : EVILDOERS
109. Forty-niner's prize. : NUGGET
113. Seeping in, or out. : ALEAK
114. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
115. Dehydrates. : DRIES
117. Succinct. : TERSE
118. Card game. : RUM
119. Cautionary highway sign. : SIDEROAD
123. Slip. : LEASH
125. Dined. : ATE
126. Erase (with "out"). : BLOT
128. Lover's O'More. : RORY
129. Gremlin. : DEVILKIN
132. Midge. : GNAT
133. County in Colorado. : LARIMER
135. Ruth's lineage. : MOABITE
137. Unfold a tale. : NARRATE
139. Cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
140. Beau. : ADMIRER
141. Stepper. : TREADER
142. Expunges. : DELETES
143. Western squatters. : NESTERS
144. Marine fish. : SEABASS
1. Reddish grape. : CATAWBA
2. Emblem on Britain's arms. : UNICORN
3. Drumbeats. : TATTOOS
4. Mindanao natives. : ATAS
5. Triumphed. : WON
6. Otherwise named. : ALIAS
7. Ferments. : YEASTS
8. On tape. : RECORDED
9. Winged child in art. : AMOR
10. Earth. : DIRT
11. Bogota's surroundings. : ANDES
12. Union general of 1863. : MEADE
13. A language: Abbr. : ENG
14. Settles down. : STEADIES
15. Put in a bag. : SACKED
16. Astray. : AMISS
17. Part of a trivet. : LEG
18. Mine car. : TRAM
19. Publishes without copyright. : PIRATES
20. Needle-shaped. : ACERATE
21. Indigenes. : NATIVES
30. Percolate. : SEEP
32. Voyageur's transport. : SLED
35. Products of Columbia. : EMERALDS
37. Italian island. : ELBA
38. Young cod. : SCROD
41. Is morally obligated to. : OWES
43. Lawn. : GRASSPLOT
44. Moral principles. : ETHICS
47. Return thrusts. : RIPOSTES
49. Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
51. Bone. : ULNA
52. Encircles. : RINGS
53. Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
55. Hiders. : SECRETORS
57. Flavian Amphitheatre. : COLOSSEUM
58. Blenheim and others. : PALACES
59. Rocklike. : ADAMANT
60. Treeless plain. : SAVANNA
61. Undine, perhaps. : SEAMAID
63. Three fabled sisters. : GORGONS
64. Motor trucks. : LORRIES
65. Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
66. Feeble. : SAPLESS
70. Brew. : LAGERBEER
71. "___ a wise father . . . " : ITIS
74. Mexican cattle ranch. : ESTANCIA
76. Assembles. : SITS
82. Port near Penzance, Cornwall. : FALMOUTH
84. Fruit beverage. : SMASH
85. Satan's role in Paradise. : REBEL
86. Epoch. : PERIOD
90. Ointment. : NARD
92. Electric appliance. : IRON
95. Shovelers. : DUCKS
98. Contemporary playwright. : INGE
100. Old morality play. : EVERYMAN
101. Greek athlete, 520 B. C. : MILO
102. Seekers for oil. : DRILLERS
104. Stained and veined, as book edges. : MARBLED
105. Wail loudly. : ULULATE
106. Pertaining to a grove. : NEMORAL
107. Father of Peleg. : EBER
108. Look for. : SEEK
110. Last Moorish foothold in Spain. : GRANADA
111. Properties. : ESTATES
112. Wavers. : TEETERS
114. Reverences. : ADORES
116. Hagiographer's subject. : SAINTS
120. One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
121. Peak of White Mountain. : ADAMS
122. Liability. : DEBIT
124. Trap. : SNARE
127. Occasion. : TIME
130. Feathered arrow. : VIRE
131. Road to Rome. : ITER
132. Clutch. : GRAB
134. With: Ger. : MIT
136. Type of lyric. : ODE
138. ___ Silvia, mother of Romulus and Remus. : REA

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