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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1970

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,491
Across
1. Canadian resort : GASPE
6. Comprehending words : ISEE
10. Make possible : ENABLE
16. Spanish ladies : DAMAS
21. N. H. peak : ADAMS
22. Process that makes water bubbly : CARBONATION
24. Fourflusher : PHONY
25. Err : BACKTHEWRONGHORSE
27. Fizzle : LEMON
28. Famous bridge jumper : BRODIE
29. Dead duck : GONER
30. Rhythm, in Britain : METRE
32. Renovate : REDO
33. One kind of man : YES
34. Morning song : MATIN
36. Man: Prefix : HOMIN
38. Looked happy : GRINNED
40. Equipment for Leinsdorf : BATON
41. Math abbreviation : COSEC
42. Berth : BILLET
43. ___ grade : MAKETHE
46. Go off : BURST
47. Uses a crystal ball : GAZES
48. Western alliance : OAS
51. Zola : EMILE
52. Ocean salvaging equipment : DEEPSEATUBE
55. Develop : EDUCE
57. Yummy : DELISH
59. Exposed : BARED
60. Sped : HIED
61. Verb suffix : ESCE
62. Heraldic term : ORLE
63. Novel locale : ADANO
65. Images : ICONS
67. Kind of vessel : RAIDER
69. Award: Abbr. : CIT
70. Mirthful : RIANT
71. Accustom : INURE
72. Drub : CUDGEL
73. 3-R centers : SCHOOLROOMS
76. Victory celebrations : SNAKEDANCES
79. Retreats : AERIES
80. Bushlands : WILDS
82. Like some foods : FRIED
83. N. Y. subway : IRT
84. Clasp : ENFOLD
85. Chou ___ : ENLAI
86. Reserves : POOLS
87. River to Danube : ISAR
88. Jimmy : DEAN
89. Elder : TREE
90. Generate : SPAWN
92. Of an old Nile city : TANITE
94. British Lady of note : ASTOR
96. Zero, to athletes : HORSECOLLAR
99. Blackthorns : SLOES
100. Confronted : MET
101. Make ___ of things : AMESS
103. Doctor's concern : DOSES
104. Escorts : ATTENDS
106. Lawyer's problem : ESTATE
108. Nonpartisans: Abbr. : NEUTS
109. Inverted V : CARET
110. Wear ___ : ANDTEAR
112. Vermont city : BARRE
113. One kind of relations : LABOR
114. Stupid one : ASS
117. Cape near Lisbon : ROCA
118. Philippine bananas : SABAS
120. Prefix for a poison : ARSEN
122. Execrate : LOATHE
124. Turkish carriage : ARABA
126. Put aside and forget : CONSIGNTOOBLIVION
129. Eastern faith : ISLAM
130. ___ lips (slips out) : ESCAPESONES
131. Heads: Colloq. : DOMES
132. Name for a pitcher : LEFTY
133. Derides : SCOUTS
134. Western hill : MESA
135. European : SWEDE
Down
1. Loquacious : GABBY
2. Antarctic cape : ADARE
3. Bags: Sp. : SACOS
4. Postal abbreviation : PMKD
5. Judgments : ESTIMATES
6. Kind of cap : ICE
7. Cotton processor : SAWGIN
8. Mistaken: Abbr. : ERRON
9. Jet : EBON
10. Rapt : ENGROSSEDIN
11. Slangy retort : NAH
12. Kind of pile : ATOMIC
13. A Duke of Courland : BIREN
14. Bewildered : LOST
15. Invigorated : ENERGIZED
16. Student's objective: Abbr. : DPL
17. Brian : AHERNE
18. History-making move : MOMENTOUSDECISION
19. Vacuum tube part : ANODE
20. Church council : SYNOD
23. Kind of town : ONEHORSE
26. British waste land : HEATH
31. Literary first name : ERLE
35. Touched, as a starting line : TOED
37. " . . . I ___ man with . . . " : META
39. Girl's name : ILSE
40. Misrepresent : BELIE
41. Prefix for a metal : CUPRO
42. Woods dwellers : BABES
43. French wines : MEDOCS
44. Wild West talk, for one : AMERICANESE
45. Celebrate : KILLTHEFATTEDCALF
46. Certain New Englanders : BEANTOWNERS
47. Food birds : GUINEAFOWLS
49. Like some college courses : ACCELERATED
50. Pythoness, for one : SEER
53. Mexican timber tree : EBANO
54. Annoyance : THORN
56. Condescend : DEIGN
58. Acclaimed : HAILED
64. Indian timber trees : DARS
66. Fellow : CUSS
67. Most undeveloped : RUDEST
68. Babylonian god : ADAD
70. Disturb : ROIL
71. Land area: Sp. : ISLA
72. Line a roof : CEIL
74. College town : ORONO
75. Standish : MILES
77. Money in Uppsala : KRONA
78. Urgency : STRESS
81. Cools : DISCOURAGES
84. Gouda's relative : EDAM
85. Irregular : EROSE
86. Limits : PALES
87. Estuary : INLET
89. Kick over ___ : THETRACES
91. Side entrances : POSTERNS
93. Small planets : ASTEROIDS
95. At any ___ : RATE
97. German river : EDER
98. River to Danube : RAAB
102. Rotterdam's river : MAAS
105. Fish in a way : TROLL
107. ___ Mater : STABAT
108. Winter resort : NASSAU
109. Light craft : CANOES
110. Thin as ___ : ARAIL
111. Eric, for one : NORSE
112. Bench, in Spain : BANCO
113. Sierra ___ : LEONE
114. One at ___ : ATIME
115. Did a blacksmith job : SHOED
116. Common item : SENSE
119. Bartlett's relative : BOSC
121. Mouth: Prefix : STOM
123. Acknowledge : AVOW
125. Girl of song : AMY
127. Manuscript abbreviation : IPT
128. Youth org. : BSA

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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