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FUN FOR ALL

New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 1968

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,756
Across Down
1. Churchman. : PADRE
6. Dress seams. : DARTS
11. Clay structures. : ADOBES
17. Freehold, in old law. : ALODIAL
19. Sign. : ARROW
20. Hoard again. : RESAVE
21. Trump. : GOODEGG
22. End: Fr. : TERME
23. Broadway hit. : CAMELOT
24. Rings. : SOLITAIRES
26. Trifles. : BAGATELLES
28. Bladed tool. : HOE
29. Conjunction. : NOR
30. Culture dish. : PETRI
31. Tree product. : SAP
32. Soho sound of surprise. : COO
34. Old-fashioned girl. : DAMOSEL
37. Rose dye. : EOSIN
39. Initials in the news. : OAS
42. Work. : OPUS
44. Shaggy beast. : YAK
45. Its Zip Code is 54601. : LACROSSEWISC
48. More grating. : RASPIER
50. Yiddish novelist. : ASCH
51. Rev. ___. : VER
52. Loop: Anat. : ANSA
53. Exacting. : STERN
54. Game term. : BID
56. Weird. : EERY
58. Chilean island. : EASTER
60. Water hole. : OASIS
61. Zodiac sign. : LEO
62. Carib Indian. : YAO
63. Slammin' ___. : SAM
64. Pen. : STY
65. Guide to behaviorism, à la mode. : GAMESPEOPLEPLAY
70. Talk: Slang. : GAB
73. Our: Fr. : NOS
74. Greek letter. : TAU
75. Asian people. : LAO
76. Vociferous. : NOISY
80. Loves. : ADORES
82. Soviet Govt. initials. : ASSR
83. Game term. : OUT
84. Slangy negative. : DUNNO
85. Bolivian Indian. : MOXO
86. Initials in the news. : LSD
88. Abba. : EBAN
90. Deed. : CHARTER
92. Items of furniture. : BRIDGETABLES
95. Querying sounds. : EHS
96. Literary light: Abbr. : SHAK
97. ___ Arbor. : ANN
98. Greek letter. : OMEGA
99. Parts of a valve gear. : TAPPETS
102. Old "also." : EKE
103. Language: Abbr. : GER
105. Baby girls: Sp. : NINAS
107. ___ jacet. : HIC
108. Akin to et al. : ETC
110. Claret drinks. : BADMINTONS
113. Effigies. : JACKSTRAWS
117. Allows. : ENABLES
118. Moral nature. : ECHOS
120. Start. : ENTERON
121. Spanish saint. : LOYOLA
122. Awaken. : ROUSE
123. Loaded again. : RELADED
124. Filling station affair. : GASWAR
125. Asset in slapjack. : STEED
126. Tennis term. : SEEDS
1. Cabañas of a kind. : POOLHOUSES
2. Farewell: It. : ADDIO
3. Ate with care. : DIETED
4. Traditional Hindu music. : RAGA
5. London treasures. : ELGINMARBLES
6. Boys and girls. : DATERS
7. Greek god. : ARES
8. Educational trio. : RRR
9. Fallen: Fr. : TOMBE
10. Sportswear. : SWEATER
11. Smell ___. : ARAT
12. Realm. : DEMESNE
13. Old Venetian medal. : OSELA
14. Pens. : BALLPOINTS
15. Wild cry. : EVOE
16. Bridge term. : SETS
17. Law officers: Abbr. : AGS
18. Game. : LOO
23. Cashbox: Fr. : CAISSE
25. Chess piece. : ROOK
27. In top form: Slang. : GROOVY
30. Cry of the croupier. : PLACEYOURBETS
32. Roman via. : CORSO
33. Mexican Indian. : OPATA
35. Affirmative. : AYE
36. Letters. : ELS
38. "Life ___ . . . " : ISREAL
40. Resource. : ASSET
41. Frightening. : SCARY
43. Small shoot. : SPRIG
46. Catchpenny. : CHEAP
47. Existed. : WAS
49. Utterly ridiculous. : INSANE
50. Takes up. : ADOPTS
55. Plural endings. : IES
57. Byron's advice to the ocean. : ROLLON
59. "Private Lives" role. : AMANDA
63. Inspectors. : SPOTCHECKERS
66. Man of Asia. : MOSLEM
67. Display rack. : EASEL
68. ___ de vie. : EAU
69. Letter ending. : YOURS
70. Viola da ___. : GAMBA
71. Decorate. : ADORN
72. Christmas times: Eng. : BOXINGDAYS
77. Foreordained. : INTHECARDS
78. Opening lead of a singleton. : SNEAK
79. Australian peninsula. : YORKE
81. Sports item. : ROD
82. Music tempo. : ADAGIO
87. Taxes. : STENTS
89. ___ rule. : ASA
91. Presidential initials. : HST
93. Zoo dweller. : GORILLA
94. Gonfalons. : BANNERS
95. Work of art. : EPIC
100. Introduced in stages. : PHASED
101. Bench. : SETTLE
104. Form into an arch. : EMBOW
106. Come to ___. : ASCOT
109. Step. : TREAD
110. Eur. country. : BELG
111. Cousin of 44 Across. : ANOA
112. Close. : NEAR
113. Bizet role. : JOSE
114. Koko's weapon. : SNEE
115. Trouble. : WOE
116. Body of water: Abbr. : SND
119. Color. : HUE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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