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DRESS PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1961

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,538
Across Down
1. Ramblers. : ROSES
6. Worry. : HARASS
12. Public buildings. : HALLS
17. Delphic oracle. : APOLLO
19. Mulct. : AMERCE
20. Confirmed. : BOREOUT
22. Theatrical fare. : SOCKANDBUSKIN
24. In a body. : ENMASSE
25. Shout: Fr. : CRI
26. Unsafety. : PERIL
27. In the pink. : HALE
29. Type of book: Abbr. : REPR
30. Nipa palm. : ATAP
32. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
34. Inkberry. : HOLLY
35. Discourse: Abbr. : SER
36. Hang loosely. : LOLL
37. Heraldic device. : COATOFARMS
39. Was pre-eminent. : SHONE
41. Make suitable. : ADAPT
43. Capital of Yemen. : SANAA
44. Claps and peals. : SOUNDS
45. Advocates. : LAWYERS
48. Fishing sites. : PONDS
49. Fly. : MIDGE
50. Suffers distress. : ACHES
51. Theatre box. : LOGE
52. Thick sirup. : MOLASSES
55. Tumult. : STIR
56. English ballad. : GREENSLEEVES
60. Resort. : SPA
61. Comes upon by chance. : HITS
62. Deserve. : EARN
63. Relative of nyet. : NEIN
64. Counter. : CHIP
65. Time for Halloween. : EVE
66. Something that restricts. : STRAITJACKET
70. Wealthy: Sp. : RICO
71. Caches. : SECRETES
73. Comber. : WAVE
74. Bridge to the Muslim paradise. : SIRAT
75. Cargo ship. : OILER
76. Bluish color, in France. : LILAS
77. Jabber. : PRATTLE
79. Author Viña. : DELMAR
81. Twangy. : NASAL
82. Met. star. : SIEPI
83. God. : ALLAH
84. Of small size. : VESTPOCKET
86. All hands. : CREW
90. Wee, as a bairn. : SMA
91. See 49 Down. : MARTY
92. Malabar Coast native. : NAIR
93. But. : SAVE
94. ___ de combat. : HORS
96. In the hold. : ALOW
97. River through Brandenburg. : SPREE
100. Charlton Heston role. : CID
101. Prohibits. : ENJOINS
103. With limited resources. : ONASHOESTRING
108. Depository. : STORAGE
109. French composer. : RAMEAU
110. Rainier. : PRINCE
111. Mexican timber tree. : EBANO
112. Execrate. : DETEST
113. ___ on (incited). : EGGED
1. Scalawag. : RASCAL
2. City on the Douro River. : OPORTO
3. Informal gathering. : SOCIAL
4. Shoe leather. : ELK
5. Rebuff. : SLAP
6. Natural environment. : HABITAT
7. Protective charm. : AMULET
8. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
9. Big boat. : ARK
10. Course of study: Abbr. : SCI
11. Portuguese ladies. : SENHORAS
12. Flatter. : HONEY
13. Branch. : ARM
14. Son of Bladud. : LEAR
15. Suffers a financial setback. : LOSESONESSHIRT
16. Stop temporarily. : SUSPEND
18. Unit. : ONE
20. Cap and ___. : BELLS
21. Hautes ___ (highlands). : TERRES
23. Languishes. : DROOPS
28. Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
31. Cast. : PLAYERS
33. "Why did you come ___?" : SOSOON
34. 18th century composer. : HANDEL
37. Coach. : CAR
38. Teeth. : FANGS
39. Effervescent drinks. : SODAS
40. Keeps close to. : HUGS
42. Since: Fr. : DES
44. Inactive. : SILENT
45. Eyewinkers. : LASHES
46. Industrious. : ACTIVE
47. Position of a sort. : WHITECOLLARJOB
48. Full: Prefix. : PLENI
49. Type of show. : MOVIE
52. Armed with patience. : MEEK
53. Of certain verse. : EPICAL
54. Marmalade tree. : SAPOTE
56. Go-___. : GETTER
57. Less common. : RARER
58. Times. : ERAS
59. Noun suffixes. : ENCES
64. First-nighters. : CRITICS
66. Liturgical direction. : SELAH
67. Sinuous. : TWISTY
68. Mexican plant. : JALAP
69. Isle of myth. : AVALON
72. Hudson heroine. : RIMA
74. Vital fluid. : SAP
76. The very latest style. : LASTWORD
77. State capital. : PIERRE
78. Sent back: Abbr. : RET
79. Events in 87 Down. : DASHES
80. City E of Los Angeles. : ELMONTE
81. Stout sleuth. : NERO
82. Decamp: Colloq. : SKIPOUT
84. French dance. : VALSE
85. Soft fabrics. : CASHAS
87. Sport. : RACING
88. Indicate. : EVINCE
89. Packed (in). : WEDGED
91. Fruit. : MANGO
95. Marsh bird. : SORA
98. Clairvoyance: Abbr. : ESP
99. Being: Fr. : ETRE
102. Gaelic name. : IAN
104. See 63 Across. : NAE
105. Total: Abbr. : AMT
106. Come to know. : SEE
107. Apparatus. : RIG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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