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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, December 1, 1957

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,078
Across Down
1. Nile city. : ASWAN
6. Retain one's courage. : BEARUP
12. Tom ___. : THUMB
17. Measurement by the ell. : ALNAGE
18. Finery. : ATTIRE
19. Exalted. : HONORED
22. Short-lived effort. : FLASHINTHEPAN
24. Representative part. : EPITOME
25. Noun suffix. : IST
26. 5½ point type. : AGATE
27. Like ___ (timidly). : ALAMB
29. Mound containing a Buddhist shrine. : STUPA
30. Payt. ___. : RECD
32. Buttes. : HILLS
34. Tinker in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : SNOUT
36. Norse William Tell. : EGIL
37. Standard of conduct. : ETHIC
39. Tonio's aria, "___ la Giubba." : VESTI
41. Secant, in trigonometry: Abbr. : COSEC
43. Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
44. Low-lying tracts: Poet. : VALES
46. Krait. : ADDER
48. Beam. : RAFTER
50. University officers. : REGENTS
53. Manumitted. : FREED
54. The stage: Slang. : LEGIT
55. Quercine fruits. : ACORNS
56. Power source. : MOTOR
57. Small but rare object. : BIBELOT
59. Polish coin. : ZLOTY
60. Autocrat. : MOGUL
61. Greedy. : AVID
62. Nickname for Gulliver. : LEM
64. American engineer (1820–87). : EADS
65. State. : BODYPOLITIC
68. Small monkey. : TITI
69. Wife of Thor. : SIF
70. Iroquois. : ERIE
71. Cut triangularly. : GORED
72. Donnybrook event. : FIGHT
73. Waves. : ROLLERS
75. Peaks: Sp. : PICOS
76. Lose vigor. : WITHER
77. "The ___ Gold." : RHINE
78. Species of hickory. : PECAN
79. Sphere of operation. : THEATRE
80. Boat propelled by three rowers. : RANDAN
82. Relative of a fresco. : MURAL
83. Divested (of). : SHORN
84. Tahitian national god. : ORO
85. Feast, in Judaism. : SEDER
87. Oblivion. : LETHE
89. Financial return. : YIELD
93. Snippets. : BITS
95. Runnels. : RILLS
97. Slavic people. : SORBS
99. G. B. S. character. : CLEO
100. ___ in (inaugurate). : USHER
102. Secures. : NAILS
104. East Indian hemp fibers. : POOAS
106. Baseball figure: Abbr. : AVG
107. Plant appendage. : STIPULE
109. Recants ignominiously. : EATSHUMBLEPIE
112. Oscine bird. : TANAGER
113. Conjoint. : UNITED
114. Girls. : LASSES
115. Barometer. : GLASS
116. Braces. : STRUTS
117. Dueling weapons. : EPEES
1. Ready: Colloq. : ALLSET
2. Fragment. : SNATCH
3. Remained. : WAS
4. Eastern title. : AGHA
5. Equine sound. : NEIGH
6. Cannae and Actium. : BATTLES
7. Merman and others. : ETHELS
8. Greek goddess. : ATE
9. River bank. : RIPA
10. Magnitogorsk's mountains. : URALS
11. Punished. : PENANCED
12. Miss ___. : THEBUS
13. Twining vine. : HOP
14. Etats-___. : UNIS
15. Lump of earth: Fr. : MOTTE
16. Revealed. : BROUGHTTOLIGHT
17. Conflagrant. : AFIRE
20. Sway. : EMPIRE
21. Buyer and seller. : DEALER
23. Unsophisticates. : NAIVES
28. Heath. : MOOR
31. Entertains. : DIVERTS
33. Set machinery going. : STARTUP
35. Kind of acid from turpentine. : TEREBIC
38. Shrewd. : CANNY
40. Of class concepts. : IDEOLOGICAL
42. Fenced in. : CAGED
45. Officers: Abbr. : LTS
47. Source of something: Abbr. : DER
49. Thread: Fr. : FIL
50. Wrecks. : RAZES
51. Dessert. : ECLAIR
52. Useless. : GOODFORNOTHING
53. Dull fellow. : FOGY
54. Grayish-blue. : LIVID
56. Varieties or forms. : MODES
57. Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
58. Rope. : TETHER
60. Silk. : MOIRE
63. Historic London tavern. : MITRE
65. Alpine pass. : BRENNER
66. Sites. : LOCALES
67. Firmness. : IRON
68. Colossal. : TITANIC
70. St. __ Mountains, where Mt. Logan is. : ELIAS
72. Spirited. : FIERY
74. Honorary degree. : LHD
75. Through. : PER
76. Kern song hit. : WHO
78. Environs. : PURLIEUS
79. Blanche of the Met. : THEBOM
80. Muscular. : ROBUST
81. Awn. : ARISTA
82. Black: Comb. form. : MELA
83. Nautical ropes. : SHROUDS
86. Trenchermen. : DINERS
88. Hell. : TOPHET
90. Slip away. : ELAPSE
91. Taxes. : LEVIES
92. Genoese officials. : DOGES
94. Calyx part. : SEPAL
96. Bias: Colloq. : SLANT
98. Relative of the marten. : SABLE
101. Wrinkle: Lat. : RUGA
103. Hubbub. : STIR
105. Injury to pride. : SLAP
108. Preface to 14 Down. : LES
110. Senatorial nickname. : STU
111. Compass point. : ESE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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