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COCKNEY WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 1976

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,969
Across
1. Betweens : SPACES
7. Gremlins : IMPS
11. Winter reversal : THAW
15. Set up a clamor : OWL
18. Printing blooper : ERRATUM
20. Act to be read : RIOT
21. First or going : RATE
22. Never, in Naumburg : NIE
23. Fail to get a look : NOTSEEIDENORAIROF
26. Coal scuttles : ODS
27. French friend : AMIE
28. Sing in a way : CROON
29. Cemetery sights : EADSTONES
31. Prepare the salad : TOSS
32. Make oneself heard : SHOUT
33. British composer and family : ARNES
34. Hawaiian goose : NENE
35. Terminal listing: Abbr. : ETA
36. Banquet ritual : TOAST
37. Man of the hour : LION
38. Stair section : RISER
39. Performing bonuses : ENCORES
41. Daughter of Zeus : HELEN
43. Egg-shaped : OOID
44. Catapult : HURL
45. Name for a dog : FIDO
46. Leaped : SPRANG
49. Like some kindergarten art : SMEARY
52. Became the cause of : LEDTO
54. Blimp, for one : AIRSHIP
57. Sink clogging items : HAIRS
58. "BUtterfield 8" author : OHARA
60. Camptown doings : RACES
62. Tight spot : OLE
63. McKinley's mentor : ANNA
64. Early comic strip character : APPYOOLIGAN
66. Flat plinth : ORLO
67. ___ favor : POR
68. Cordial flavor : ANISE
69. Piggy-bank contents in Cuba : PESOS
70. Johnson's partner : OLSEN
71. Vinland name : ERICSON
73. Thickwits : DOPES
75. Load toters : AULERS
76. Holdups, etc. : CRIMES
78. Miss Miles : VERA
79. Horn muffler : MUTE
80. Source of roe : SHAD
81. Monarchy elite : PEERS
83. Mutt : MONGREL
86. "Once upon ___" : ATIME
87. Hawaii, once: Abbr. : TERR
88. So much, in music : TANTO
89. ___ Palmas : LAS
91. Kind of black : LAMP
92. Types of weaving : LENOS
93. Herbaceous plants : WORTS
94. Early Quaker : PENN
95. Sharks : AMMEREADS
97. Producer Alexander : KORDA
98. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
99. Brooks : MEL
100. Cost what it may : COMEELLORIGHWATER
104. Sharpen a razor : ONE
105. Biblical town : ANER
106. Relinquish : CEDE
107. Junkyard, e.g. : EYESORE
108. Russian unit: Abbr. : SSR
109. D.C. gumshoes : FEDS
110. Algerian rulers : DEYS
111. Violinist and family : STERNS
Down
1. Capitol unit : SENATE
2. Do an adman's job : PROMOTE
3. Skilled one : ARTISAN
4. Warehouse contents : CASES
5. Hot time in Paris : ETE
6. Bring to the bar : SUE
7. Lease one's services : IREOUT
8. City of N.D. : MINOT
9. Wood for masts : POON
10. Vessel: Abbr. : STR
11. Small villas : TRIANONS
12. Solidify : HARDEN
13. At ___ of a coin : ATOSS
14. Warp's partner : WEFT
15. Uppity : ONONESIGHORSE
16. Amplified : WIDENED
17. Antilles group : LESSER
19. Arlen or Caine : MICHAEL
24. Metal waste : DROSS
25. Home for a hawk : AERIE
30. Tearjerkers : ONIONS
32. "Beg your pardon" : SORRY
33. Assign to : ALLOT
36. Sees the sights : TOURS
38. Comes in like a lion : ROARS
40. Green alga : CHARA
41. Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
42. Hollywood gossip queen : EDDAOPPER
45. Castigated : FLAYED
47. S.A. rodents : PACAS
48. Trifle, in Toulon : RIEN
49. Condition : SHAPE
50. Estate house : MANOR
51. Hitler henchman : EINRICHIMMLER
53. Indian state : ORISSA
55. Actress Wendy : ILLER
56. Laborers : PEONS
58. Have an idea : OPINE
59. Plato's precursor: Abbr. : HPS
61. Have ___ at : AGO
64. Unusual: Prefix : ANOM
65. Sardonic looks : LEERS
66. Put up a squawk : OLLER
68. Out of the way : ASIDE
70. Money spent : OUTGO
72. Charley horses in Arles : CRAMPE
74. Hangs suspended : OVERS
75. Favorite hangouts : AUNTS
77. Big-time ___ : SPENDERS
79. Photography effect : MONTAGE
80. Flower parts : STAMENS
82. Notched : EROSE
83. ___ Gras : MARDI
84. Ballot caster : ELECTOR
85. Kind of slide : LANTERN
86. Poplars : ALAMOS
87. In cahoots : TEAMED
88. Strait of Australia : TORRES
90. Saws logs : SNORES
92. Sierra ___ : LEONE
93. Allen : WOODY
94. Kind of porridge : PEASE
96. Fliers of N.A. : RCAF
97. Swiss artist : KLEE
101. Arithmetic abbr. : LCD
102. Columnist Gardner et al. : HYS
103. Back or blanket : WET

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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