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MACARONIC

New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1960

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 20, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,153
Across Down
1. Kinsmen. : SIBS
5. Humbug. : BOSH
9. Rara ___. : AVIS
13. Naïve one. : BABE
17. Expression of impatience. : OUF
20. The masses. : HOIPOLLOI
22. Procedure. : MODUSOPERANDI
25. Included. : INTERALIA
26. For instance. : EXEMPLIGRATIA
27. Make-up item. : MASCARA
28. Viscous stuff. : TAR
30. Relative of etc. : ETAL
31. Lopsided. : ASLANT
32. ___ d'Yeu, Petain's place of exile. : ILE
33. Objet d'art. : CURIO
35. To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
37. Goddess of hope. : SPES
38. County of W. England: Abbr. : CHES
40. Edith Head. : DESIGNER
42. Liner: Abbr. : STR
44. Where Kit Carson lived. : TAOS
45. Slough. : EEN
46. Billet-___. : DOUX
47. Vanity case. : ENTOUTCAS
53. "___ le Pont d'Avignon." : SUR
54. Polyhymnia's sister. : ERATO
56. Lava. : SCORIA
58. "Hiroshima, Mon Amour," for example. : DRAMA
59. Integrated. : ASSIMILATED
63. Neat as ___. : APIN
64. Attacker of 13 Down. : WEEVIL
65. Herodotus' "erythra thalassa." : REDSEA
66. Democratic privilege. : VOTE
67. Cut molars. : TEETHE
69. Cult. : SECT
70. Whale. : CETE
71. Down ___ (practical). : TOEARTH
73. Recoiled. : SHIED
75. Where Salzburg is: Abbr. : AUS
76. City on Detroit river. : ECORSE
78. Grimace. : SNEER
80. Nursery rhyme family. : SPRATS
82. Phonetic highway sign. : SLO
83. Found. : SETUP
86. Reference pages. : INDICES
89. Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
90. Hesitates in speaking. : HEMS
92. Slight. : REMOTE
94. Cross. : ROOD
95. Founder of Thebes. : CADMUS
97. Recessive. : EBBING
99. Vibrant sound. : BIRR
100. Self-respect. : AMOURPROPRE
102. Scrape off: Rare. : ERADE
103. Islands of South Pacific. : ELLICE
105. Laminar. : SCALY
106. Spanish aunt. : TIA
107. Certain piece of mail from Paris. : PETITBLEU
109. Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
112. ___ longa . . . : ARS
113. Trench. : MOAT
114. Family member. : SIS
115. Temper. : MITIGATE
117. Solicitude. : CARE
118. Fast driver. : JEHU
122. Some Free World nations. : SEATO
125. Slyly sarcastic: Slang. : SNIDE
126. Swiss river. : AAR
127. Part of Asia: Fr. : ARABIE
129. River of the Punjab. : RAVI
131. Card game. : LOO
132. Tumbler. : ACROBAT
136. Pre-eminently. : PAREXCELLENCE
139. Bugbear. : BETENOIRE
141. Morale. : ESPRITDECORPS
142. Confidentially. : ENTRENOUS
143. Part of D. V. : DEO
144. League: Abbr. : ASSN
145. Advocates of the novel. : NEOS
146. Rain check. : STUB
147. N. C. O.'s. : SGTS
1. Wedge-shaped piece, in masonry. : SHIM
2. Hebridean isle. : IONA
3. Scraps. : BITS
4. Class. : SPECIES
5. Sound loudly. : BLARE
6. Clay pot for cooling water. : OLLA
7. ___-disant (so-called). : SOI
8. Gap. : HIATUS
9. Vespucci. : AMERIGO
10. ___ populi. : VOX
11. ___ fixe. : IDEE
12. Historic fort. : SUMTER
13. Cotton pods. : BOLLS
14. Himalayan mountain. : API
15. " . . . the birds ___ sing." : BEGANTO
16. Miscalculates. : ERRS
17. Ready. : ONTAP
18. Italian province. : UDINE
19. Authoritative commands. : FIATS
21. Tests. : ORALS
23. Vacation spots. : SPAS
24. Morindin dyes. : AALS
29. Waterless. : ARID
33. Mexican coin. : CENTAVO
34. Burden. : ONUS
36. Is: Span. : ESTA
38. Dreyfus case, for example. : CAUSECELEBRE
39. Incapacitated. : HORSDECOMBAT
40. Negotiate. : DEAL
41. Authoritative. : EXCATHEDRA
43. Unpolished. : RUDE
44. Autocrat. : TSAR
45. Wife of Odin: Var. : ERIA
47. Losers to the Iroquois. : ERIES
48. Beethoven's last. : NINTH
49. ___ bien. : TRES
50. Admonition for bargain hunters. : CAVEATEMPTOR
51. Sometime role of A. C. L. U. : AMICUSCURIAE
52. Smelling ___. : SALTS
54. Arabian rulers. : EMEERS
55. Siouan. : OTOE
57. Reveal: Poet. : OPE
60. Words in a ratio. : ISTO
61. Greek letters. : ETAS
62. The rage. : DERNIERCRI
64. Mourn. : WEEP
68. Express disapproval. : HISS
71. Mal de ___. : TETE
72. Dix. : TEN
74. Bleak. : DREARY
77. See 147 Across. : SERG
79. Town in France. : RIOM
81. Actor ___ Ray. : ALDO
82. Docile followers. : SHEEP
84. What Uriah Heep claimed to be. : UMBLE
85. Soldier of 1914. : POILU
87. Columbine calls. : COOS
88. School. : EDUCATE
91. Mohammedan title. : SIDI
93. Relative of tetra. : TRI
95. N. C. O.'s. : CPLS
96. Headquarters. : SEAT
98. Trawls. : NETS
101. Excellent. : RARE
103. Otherwise. : ELSE
104. Breaks bread. : EATS
108. Halves. : BISECTS
110. Saintly. : SINLESS
111. Ad ___ (at ease): Ital. : AGIO
113. Strands. : MAROONS
115. Get a ___ (hurry). : MOVEON
116. Clay houses. : ADOBES
117. Chili con ___. : CARNE
118. Played tricks. : JAPED
119. Wipe off. : ERASE
120. A Marx. : HARPO
121. Over: Ger. : UBER
123. Composer of "Over the Rainbow." : ARLEN
124. French chalk. : TALC
126. Sharp. : ACERB
128. Corn lily. : IXIA
130. Concerning. : INRE
132. Aleutian island. : ATTU
133. Life story: Abbr. : BIOG
134. In ___ (routinized). : ARUT
135. Hardy girl. : TESS
137. Diaskeuasts, for short. : EDS
138. Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
140. Noun suffix. : ENT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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