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WORD SAFARI

New York Times, Sunday, November 4, 1973

Author:
Richard Camp
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 633 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,849
Across
1. ___ fours : ONALL
6. Spur : URGE
10. ___ Morgana : FATA
14. Kind of market : FLEA
18. Fresh team : RELAY
19. Walking ___ : ONAIR
20. Exhausted : ALLIN
21. French evenings : SOIRS
22. It first sat in 1245 : THECOUNCILOFLYONS
25. Swiss resort : AROSA
26. Groups of nine : ENNEADS
27. Bones, in England : RAMES
28. " . . . nothin's ___ for me" : PLENTY
29. Hindu cymbals : TAL
32. ___-foot oil : NEATS
33. Gluts : SATES
34. Musketeer : ARAMIS
35. Pasha : ALI
36. Swiss river : AARE
37. Avoid : SKIRT
38. "___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
39. Red-carpet treatment : LIONISM
41. Henry II, dramawise : THELIONINWINTER
46. "Don't ___" (words to a snoop) : BENOSY
47. Taxes : TRIES
48. Bucks : ONES
49. Hurry : HIE
50. Ham ___ (sandwich order) : ONRYE
51. Boxer's maneuver : FEINT
52. Shopping and go : CARTS
54. Belief : CREDO
56. Sesame: Var. : TEEL
57. Joseph's pride : COAT
58. Dispatch : HASTE
59. Royal families : PRIDES
60. Wine quality : SEC
61. "Pickwick Papers" lady : MRSLEOHUNTER
64. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
65. Blunted swords : EPEES
67. Tallchief : MARIA
68. Josh of theater : LOGAN
69. King of Tyre : HIRAM
70. Jungle title : KINGOFBEASTS
74. World Bible group: Abbr. : IBS
77. London Row : SAVILE
78. Producer: Suffix : ARIAN
79. Ten-percenters: Abbr. : AGTS
80. Wife of Jacob : LEAH
81. Old gold alloys : ASEMS
82. Franciscan : FRIAR
83. Fabrics : LAMES
85. French city : LILLE
86. "___ about time!" : ITS
87. Days, in Madrid : DIAS
88. Delaware resort : LEWES
89. Prejudiced : BIASED
90. Alhambra feature : COURTOFTHELIONS
95. Made ___ (custom job) : TOORDER
96. Kind of pitching rarity : NOHIT
97. Signs : NEONS
98. Writer Thomas : MANN
99. Compass reading : ENE
100. Stable quality : FIXITY
101. Does poetry work : SCANS
102. Ex ___ : PARTE
103. Sydney's state: Abbr. : NSW
104. Praline items : PECANS
105. Macbeth title : THANE
106. Goal : PURPOSE
108. " . . . devil ___ he'd be" : AMONK
109. Annoy John Bull : TWISTTHELIONSTAIL
114. Doctors' achievements : CURES
115. Brief role : CAMEO
116. First earth orbiter : GLENN
117. " . . . could ___ lean" : EATNO
118. Sea birds : ERNS
119. Customs : USES
120. Proceed slowly : WADE
121. Driving hazard : SLEET
Down
1. Scrap : ORT
2. O. T. book : NEH
3. Beverage : ALE
4. Kind of curtain : LACE
5. Kind of potatoes for simba : LYONNAISE
6. Hooked : UNCATE
7. Police jobs : RAIDS
8. Blas et al. : GILS
9. Leander's love, in Soho : ERO
10. "___ the Moon" : FLYMETO
11. Drug plants : ALOES
12. Cans : TINS
13. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
14. Jury V.I.P. : FOREMAN
15. Unlikely pet for Margaret's rec room : LIONINTHEDANIELSDEN
16. Old adverbs : ERSTS
17. Have ___ in the matter : ASAY
19. Kind of bandit : ONEARM
20. Town in Latium : ALATRI
21. Deli staple : SALAMI
23. Like a crowned head : UNEASY
24. Fruit baskets : FRAILS
28. Ship parts : PROWS
29. English noble family : TALBOTS
30. Receiver of property : ALIENEE
31. Possible London headline in 1603 : LIONRECEIVESUNICORN
33. Trapshooting : SKEET
34. Jackson and Queen : ANNES
37. Leg part : SHIN
40. Fiber knot: Var. : NOYL
41. Shopworn : TRITE
42. Spanish direction : NORTE
43. Bury : INTER
44. Source of down : EIDER
45. Defunct cars : REOS
47. River duck : TEAL
51. Castle moat : FOSS
52. "You ___ you try" : CANIF
53. Make ___ at : ASTAB
54. Steep rocks : CRAGS
55. P. I. breadfruit : RIMA
57. Thick liqueur : CREME
58. Port or Lake : HURON
59. Cabals : PLOTS
61. Cook's concerns : MEALS
62. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
63. Mother of Ishmael : HAGAR
66. Decorous : PRIM
68. W. W. II craft : LSTS
69. Must : HASTO
70. Gold word : KARAT
71. Sea or stew : IRISH
72. Singer Emma : EAMES
73. Dark and teen : AGES
75. Whalebones : BALEENS
76. "___ an angel down" : SHEDREW
77. Eastern ketch : SAIC
80. Story teller : LIAR
82. Grant's bill : FIFTY
83. Errol et al. : LEONS
84. Bristles : AWNS
85. Elsa et al. : LIONESSES
87. Dutch coins : DOITS
88. Certain whelp : LIONET
89. High society : BONTON
91. Cyrano's beloved et al. : ROXANES
92. Believes : THINKS
93. Puts in a box : ENCASES
94. Shed : LEANTO
95. Game fish : TARPON
98. Seascape : MARINE
100. Leg bone : FEMUR
101. Kyushu town : SHIME
102. Whimpered : PULED
104. Tempo : PACE
105. "___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
106. Chinese wax : PELA
107. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
109. Fort Worth campus : TCU
110. Literary initials : HGW
111. Used up : ATE
112. Feminine suffix : INE
113. Great deal : LOT

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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