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ROMAN HOLIDAY

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 1957

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 769 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,085
Across Down
1. Artillery piece. : MORTAR
7. Heel: Lat. : CALX
11. Rumor, personified. : FAMA
15. German 32-ton tank. : MARKV
20. Command heard in calisthenics. : EXHALE
21. "___ me a home . . . " : OGIVE
23. Army group. : UNIT
24. Allan-___. : ADALE
25. Famous honeymoon yacht. : DEOJUVANTEII
27. Loser at Bosworth field. : RICHARDIII
29. Novelist Rand. : AYN
30. Stag attendants. : MALES
31. General favorite. : IDOL
33. Poultry. : HENS
34. Bush or Hill: Abbr. : SEN
35. Grounds. : LEES
37. Springtime. : MAY
38. City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
39. Kind of ad. : WANT
40. Barrels. : KEGS
41. Bugle call. : TAPS
43. Chilean export. : NITRE
44. Willow green. : RESEDA
46. Pigments. : OCHERS
49. Footway. : PATH
50. Very: Dial. : REAL
52. Poems: Span. : RIMAS
55. Sail: Poet. : SHEET
56. Elizabeth or May. : CAPE
57. Block. : STOP
58. Northernmost town in Africa. : BIZERTA
60. Forward. : SEND
61. Spanish bull. : TORO
62. Draft. : PLAN
63. Well-known Yugoslav. : BROZ
64. Choicest part. : TOP
65. Poetic contraction. : EER
66. Son of Catherine de'Medici. : CHARLESIX
68. Subject of play by Shakespeare. : HENRYVIII
70. Canvas. : TRYSAIL
72. Revise. : EDIT
73. Stick: Span. : PALO
74. Jute center of Pakistan. : DACCA
75. Dumas ___. : FILS
76. Boxers. : DOGS
77. Relative of an ampoule. : VIAL
78. Designer Chapman. : CEIL
79. Make ___ in (consume a good deal of). : AHOLE
81. Osseous. : BONY
82. Skein. : HANK
83. Houses. : CHALETS
86. 1914–18. : WORLDWARI
88. Kublai Khan, for example. : MONGOLIAN
90. Midnight. : XII
91. Complete. : END
92. Paris airfield. : ORLY
93. Mock. : JAPE
94. Relative of nicht. : NEIN
95. Swedish name. : SVEN
96. Vouchsafed. : DEIGNED
98. Type of rancher. : DUDE
99. Year of the Gallic Wars. : LVII
100. Being sold at. : GOING
101. Babylonian deity. : SIRIS
102. Mrs. Steerforth's companion. : ROSA
103. Ingenuous. : NAIF
104. Negligent. : REMISS
105. Somewhat. : RATHER
107. Polynesian. : MAORI
109. Still. : CALM
110. Larger part. : MASS
113. Wash. : LAVE
114. Where Olympia was. : ELIS
115. Man of patience. : JOB
116. Poise. : EASE
120. Hail! : AVE
121. Goddess of youth. : HEBE
122. Deer of India. : AXIS
123. Doorway sides. : JAMBS
125. ___ non scripta (common law): Lat. : LEX
126. Martha Skavronskaya. : CATHERINEI
129. D. D. E.'s plane. : COLUMBINEIII
132. Join. : ENTER
133. Cluster. : TUFT
134. Overact. : EMOTE
135. Flair. : TALENT
136. Ski town in Vermont. : STOWE
137. Solidifies. : SETS
138. Sheep. : EWES
139. Thorns. : SPINES
1. Croix de guerre. : MEDAL
2. Daisy. : OXEYE
3. Lyons is its capital. : RHONE
4. ___ Mahal. : TAJ
5. Astringent. : ALUM
6. Overhauls: Colloq. : REVAMPS
7. ___ Island. : CONEY
8. Go-betweens: Abbr. : AGTS
9. Position of a golf ball. : LIE
10. Tutankhamen's dynasty. : XVIIITH
11. Roll. : FURL
12. Bird. : ANI
13. His day is Sept. 29. : MICHAEL
14. Where Paul rules. : ATHENS
15. Orrery unit. : MARS
16. Compute. : ADD
17. Incite. : RAISE
18. Kind of arc-light. : KLIEG
19. Lodes. : VEINS
22. Sea duck. : EIDER
26. Ach! : ALAS
28. Previous. : ANTERIOR
32. Exhaust. : OVERTAX
36. Bucephalus, for example. : STEED
38. Bird. : KITE
39. Garment. : WRAP
40. Glacial ridge. : KAME
42. Cunning. : ART
43. Subject of a Shaw play. : NAPOLEONI
45. Pitcher in the Hall of Fame. : DIZZYDEAN
46. Dweller near the Caspian. : OSSET
47. Gaiety. : CHEER
48. 40-year-old magnate. : HENRYFORDII
49. Samlet. : PARR
51. Unrecorded time. : EON
53. Amendment pertaining to Senators. : ARTICLEXVII
54. Impassive. : STOIC
56. Anthracite. : COAL
57. Aperture. : SLIT
58. Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
59. Upolu Island port. : APIA
61. Demonstrative. : THIS
62. Greek letters. : PSIS
63. Famous inventor. : BELL
66. Old Scotland. : CALEDONIA
67. Nervous. : EDGY
68. Predecessor of Olav V. : HAAKONVII
69. Telephone pioneer. : VAIL
71. Fort in Oklahoma. : SILL
73. Metallic sound. : PING
76. Boat. : DORY
77. Weathercock. : VANE
78. Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
79. Filled with fear. : AWED
80. Whets. : HONES
81. Unvarnished. : BALD
82. Denizen of Pandora's box. : HOPE
83. Early in the 2d century. : CIII
84. Hullo!: Fr. : TIENS
85. Buzzes. : SINGS
87. Grappler. : WRESTLER
88. Ruth Chatterton role. : MADAMEX
89. Ericson. : LEIF
93. Gravy: Fr. : JUS
95. River into English Channel. : SOMME
97. Canine sounds. : GRRS
98. Start of the scale. : DORE
99. Etruscan title. : LARS
100. Colloid. : GEL
102. Income. : REVENUE
103. Harmful. : NOISOME
104. Hutch dwellers. : RABBITS
106. Practices. : HABITS
108. One of the Roosevelts. : ALICE
109. Search thoroughly. : COMB
110. Spiked clubs. : MACES
111. Before: Fr. : AVANT
112. Begin. : SETTO
115. River of Virginia. : JAMES
117. Exallotriote. : ALIEN
118. Trawl. : SEINE
119. Doorways. : EXITS
121. Alternative for ad sum. : HERE
122. Isles. : AITS
123. Fiber plant. : JUTE
124. Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
127. Chop. : HEW
128. Salamander. : EFT
130. Col. Blimp's creator. : LOW
131. Hophni's father. : ELI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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