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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,050
Across
1. Gilbert & Sullivan type song. : PATTER
7. Relative of a counterman. : BARKEEP
14. Fine needles. : SHARPS
20. Dry gulch. : ARROYO
21. Not just for today. : ETERNAL
22. Characteristic setting. : LOCALE
23. Panicked. : SCARED
24. City near mouth of the Nile. : ROSETTA
25. Leveled off. : EVENED
26. Game. : TAG
27. Remainders. : REMANETS
29. Bird note. : TWEE
31. U. N. name. : DAG
32. Select, arrange, etc. : EDIT
34. Consumed more than another. : OUTATE
35. Hide's companion. : SEEK
36. Nonplus. : POSE
37. Gaboriau's detective. : LECOQ
39. Hat fabric. : FELT
40. System of secret writing. : CODE
41. Fireman's hazard. : FUMES
42. Sails closer to the wind. : LUFFS
44. Moslem leader. : IMAM
46. Face of a gauge. : DIAL
48. Ousted Vietnam chief. : BAODAI
51. Slept noisily. : SNORED
53. Vigorous contest. : TUSSLE
57. ___ Med., doctor's degree. : LIC
58. Machiavellian specialty. : INTRIGUE
61. Issued. : EMANATED
63. Square footage. : AREA
65. Marshal Adolphe of France, 1802–69. : NIEL
66. Invigorating. : STIMULATIVE
68. Master, in Africa. : BWANA
70. Avows. : PROFESSES
72. The hills of Rome. : SEVEN
73. A saving. : BANKDEPOSIT
75. Named before. : SAID
77. Silk: Comb. form. : SERI
78. Hard times. : EVILDAYS
79. Defeats: Colloq. : TROUNCES
82. Not active: Abbr. : RET
83. Hollow place. : RECESS
84. House and grounds. : ESTATE
86. Not ornate. : CHASTE
88. Christmas stock. : TOYS
90. Gave way to emotion. : WEPT
91. Country youth: Poet. : SWAIN
93. Motel unit. : CABIN
96. Wearing a garment. : CLAD
98. Bismarck. : OTTO
100. Make right (with "up"). : PATCH
104. Haifa's bay. : ACRE
105. Shaw subject. : JOAN
106. Political brickbats. : SMEARS
108. Vegetable. : KALE
109. Evergreen tree. : BAY
110. "___ Face It," Cole Porter show. : LETS
111. Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
113. Creek. : RIA
114. French colony, 1604–1713. : ACADIA
116. Group commander in the air force. : COLONEL
118. List. : ROSTER
120. Get a ___ (find out about). : LINEON
121. Any human being. : ADAMITE
122. With suspicion. : ASKANT
123. Fabrics. : SATINS
124. Walked again. : REPACED
125. Details. : POINTS
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1. Artistic shade. : PASTEL
2. Covered passage. : ARCADE
3. Sad indeed. : TRAGIC
4. Lofty rock. : TOR
5. Gazer at. : EYER
6. Pendleton's big event. : RODEO
7. Takes to task. : BERATES
8. Describing music like Schönberg's. : ATONAL
9. Changing to new type. : RESETTING
10. Greek name for Greek island. : KRETE
11. Noun suffixes. : ENTS
12. Sup. : EAT
13. Designating some silver. : PLATED
14. Of well-fed appearance. : SLEEK
15. ___ to, as a ship. : HOVE
16. Cassino point. : ACE
17. Purposeless. : RANDOM
18. Tickle. : PLEASE
19. Sweet flags. : SEDGES
28. What Mimi, dying, asks for. : MUFF
30. Dandelion or daisy. : WEED
33. Counted. : TOLD
35. Remarkable: Colloq. : SOME
36. Quivers. : PULSATES
38. Wharf: Fr. : QUAI
40. Marks on galley proofs. : CARETS
41. Animal groups of different regions. : FAUNAS
43. Huckleberry. : FINN
45. Emersonian symbol. : MOUSETRAP
47. Not roman: Abbr. : ITAL
48. Talk too much. : BLABBER
49. Radio channel. : AIRWAVE
50. Deep-sea. : OCEANIC
51. Farm towers. : SILOS
52. Lower. : DEMEAN
54. No-account things. : STIVERS
55. Young hare. : LEVERET
56. Supporter of Sir Anthony. : EDENITE
59. Unsteady: Colloq. : TIPPY
60. Ascended again. : REROSE
62. One of the arts. : MUSIC
64. Low shoe with straps. : ANKLETIE
67. Debatable question. : ISSUE
69. Appends. : ADDSON
71. Ready. : FITTED
74. Moderate. : EASY
76. Ten: Prefix. : DECA
80. Old Turkish. : OTTOMANIC
81. Airplane. : SHIP
85. Water bird. : SWAN
87. Biblical giant. : ANAK
89. ___ free. : SCOT
91. Played for time. : STALLED
92. Became in time. : WORE
93. Juntos. : CABALS
94. Locust tree. : ACACIA
95. He wrote "To a Waterfowl." : BRYANT
97. Oriental sailor. : LASCAR
99. Cylindrical. : TERETE
101. Scotch plaid. : TARTAN
102. Customer. : CLIENT
103. Card game. : HEARTS
105. Popular garment. : JEANS
106. Pore. : STOMA
107. Band. : STRAP
110. Person of great courage. : LION
111. Directly: Colloq. : SLAP
112. No great shakes. : SOSO
115. Agnus ___. : DEI
117. Way: Suffix. : ODE
119. Snow runner. : SKI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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