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PARTY LINES

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1960

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,132
Across Down
1. Ornamental tripod. : TEAPOY
7. Track. : RAIL
11. Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
14. Greek mount. : OSSA
18. Sidewalk structure in Bologna. : ARCADE
19. Presidential cognomen. : HARRY
20. Southern ally of 22 Across. : SCALAWAG
22. Corrupt Northerner of 1865. : CARPETBAGGER
24. Member of the Equal Rights Party, 1835. : LOCOFOCO
25. Place in office. : SEAT
26. Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
27. Dwindles. : ABATES
29. ___ y plata: Montana's motto. : ORO
30. Early political faction in S. C. : WOOLHATS
33. Asian prince. : AMIR
34. United. : ONED
35. Ship channels. : GATS
38. ___ Bien Phu, Vietnam town. : DIEN
39. Middle: Abbr. : CTR
41. Sleep like ___. : ATOP
43. Numerical prefix. : UNI
44. Captain ___. : KIDD
45. What "mach" refers to. : SOUND
47. Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
50. Living in harmony. : ATPEACE
52. Doors and drawers are. : KNOBBED
54. Pointless discourse. : DROOL
56. Perfect. : RIPEN
57. Photo. : SNAP
58. Word on a cent. : UNUM
60. Florence's river. : ARNO
61. Deices. : MELTS
63. Habiliment. : TOGS
64. Bonheur. : ROSA
65. Part of a ship's keel. : SKEG
66. Group at Offutt A. F. Base. : SAC
67. Hats. : STRAWS
69. Inhumes. : INTERS
71. By the ___. : BYE
72. Gen. White's concern. : USAF
74. Delineate. : LIMN
75. Snick and ___. : SNEE
76. Bundle. : SHEAF
78. Roman goddess of fate. : NONA
79. Fat. : OLEO
80. "Character." : CARD
81. Composer Copland. : AARON
83. Difficulties. : KNOTS
85. Beguiles. : ENTRAPS
87. Show off. : SPLURGE
89. Arrangement. : SETUP
91. Lacking. : SHORT
92. Fan ___. : MAIL
93. St. Nick, for one. : ELF
94. Hebrew measure. : EPHA
96. Mrs. McKinley. : IDA
97. CCNY, for one. : COLL
98. ___ de la Madeleine. : ILES
99. City on the Orne. : CAEN
102. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
104. Political bribe takers. : BOODLERS
107. Harem room. : ODA
108. Conveys. : BRINGS
110. Martian: Comb. form. : AREO
111. Morning land. : EAST
114. Behind-the-times politico. : MOSSBACK
116. Bamboozler, from 1825. : HORNSWOGGLER
120. Anti-slave party, 1848–56. : FREESOIL
121. Unalaskan. : ALEUT
122. Middy. : BLOUSE
123. Puppy squeal. : YELP
124. Have: Scot. : HAE
125. ___ heart. : HADA
126. Most rational. : SANEST
1. Group at Langley A. F. Base. : TAC
2. Times. : ERAS
3. Piece of land. : ACRE
4. Fruit. : PAPAWS
5. "___ Joy." : ODETO
6. Nevertheless. : YET
7. Overcoat. : RAGLAN
8. Cant. : ARGOT
9. Choler. : IRE
10. Constellation. : LYRA
11. Eastern religion. : ISLAM
12. Nova ___. : SCOTIA
13. Large genus of lizards. : LACERTA
14. Clumsy one. : OAF
15. Languish. : SWOON
16. "La __ du Printemps." : SACRE
17. V. P. Marshall's "___ five-cent cigar." : AGOOD
19. Chopped. : HASHED
21. ___ Alamos. : LOS
23. Exploding meteor. : BOLIDE
28. Opponents of Hunkers, 1840–50. : BARNBURNERS
31. Like Pindar's works. : ODIC
32. News beats. : SCOOPS
34. "Lakme" and "Manon." : OPERAS
35. Forage plant from India. : GUAR
36. Splinter party of 1831. : ANTIMASONS
37. William Henry Harrison. : TIPPECANOE
40. ___ thumper. : TUB
42. Experienced. : OLD
44. ___ "Critique of Pure Reason." : KANTS
45. Obstacles. : SNAGS
46. Signified. : DENOTED
48. River and Harbor bill, for example. : PORKBARREL
49. Use sweet talk to deceive. : HONEYFOGLE
51. Conger. : EEL
52. Secret party of the 1850's. : KNOWNOTHING
53. Signora Checchi. : DUSE
55. Theatre area. : LOGE
57. Flower parts. : STAMENS
59. Red planet. : MARS
62. City in Normandy. : STLO
66. Subsided. : SUNK
68. Nettle. : RILE
69. Unfitting. : INAPT
70. Auxiliary verb. : SHALL
73. Make richer. : FATTEN
75. Sacred beetle. : SCARAB
77. Aqua. : EAU
82. Ornamental clocks. : NEFS
84. Eat. : SUP
86. Stick. : ROD
87. Pale. : SALLOW
88. Nap. : PILE
90. Sheshonk or Necho. : PHARAOH
92. Unassuming. : MODEST
95. Markova. : ALICIA
97. Horns. : CORNUA
98. Equiangular figure: Rare. : ISAGON
99. Snug: Colloq. : COMFY
100. Worship. : ADORE
101. Display frame. : EASEL
103. Tarsus. : ANKLE
105. Having paddles. : OARED
106. Rule: Span. : REGLA
108. Casks: Abbr. : BBS
109. Persian chief. : SHAH
112. Veer. : SLUE
113. Hardy heroine. : TESS
115. Month: Abbr. : SEP
117. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
118. Out-of-date: Abbr. : OBS
119. Emeritus: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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