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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1958

Author:
Arthur Lewis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,155
Across
1. Unit for speed of sound. : MACH
5. Find fault. : CARP
9. Iberian. : SPANISH
16. Silicas. : OPALS
21. African plant. : ALOE
22. Descendant of Esau. : OMAR
23. Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
24. Sing low. : CROON
25. ___ avis. : RARA
26. Dwarf brother of Alberich. : MIME
27. B.C. Egyptian. : RAMESES
28. Fragmentary piece of statuary. : TORSO
29. Element much like another. : ISOTOPE
31. Adjusts. : TRIMS
33. Last: Abbr. : ULT
34. External. : OUTER
35. Intimate. : NEAR
36. Entrechats. : LEAPS
37. Wan. : PALE
38. Relative of a tuck. : DART
39. Haughty. : ARROGANT
41. Navy rating. : SONARMAN
44. Beaux ___. : ARTS
46. Where Bar-le-Duc is. : MEUSE
47. Commercial: Abbr. : MERC
48. Singer Bob. : EBERLE
52. Year in reign of Claudius. : LII
53. School. : KINDERGARTEN
56. Brought to naught. : DASHED
57. Intends. : PROPOSES
59. Attract. : LURE
60. Heaping up. : AMASSING
62. Gentlemen of Spain. : SENORES
63. Literary weapon. : IRONY
65. Tasteless. : STALE
66. Noah: Fr. : NOE
67. Phrase stamped on certain goods. : MADEINUSA
69. Commercials. : PLUGS
70. Newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
71. Burdened. : LADEN
74. Stirs up. : ROILS
75. Native of North Island. : MAORI
76. Floribundas. : ROSES
77. Raw materials. : ORES
78. Insect. : MIDGE
79. Overcrowded. : CONGESTED
81. Compass point. : NNE
82. Opera role. : CANIO
83. English statesmen. : PITTS
84. British bread spread. : TREACLE
88. Amused. : DIVERTED
90. Hardtop. : AUTO
91. G.I. term. : BRASSHAT
92. Fur. : OCELOT
93. Berlin song. : EASTERPARADE
97. Musical direction: Abbr. : RIT
98. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
99. Wagons-___. : LITS
100. Subside. : ABATE
101. African gazelle. : CORA
102. Sea creatures. : MERMAIDS
105. Tropical tree. : DATEPALM
107. Spore sacs: Bot. : ASCI
110. Weapon: Fr. : ARME
111. "Les ___." : GIRLS
113. Fee for money exchange. : AGIO
114. Dark-blue: Comb. form. : CYANO
116. Compass point. : SSE
117. Actor Sal. : MINEO
118. Godfather. : SPONSOR
121. Chord. : TRIAD
122. Constrictor muscles. : TENSORS
124. Remark. : NOTE
126. Comic opera role. : KOKO
127. Range of the Rockies. : UINTA
128. Agreement. : ENTENTE
129. At all. : EVER
130. Give out. : EMIT
131. Heads. : PATES
132. Direct one's aim again. : RESIGHT
133. Bribes. : SOPS
134. Lively dance. : REEL
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1. Sea: Comb. form : MARI
2. Woe! : ALAS
3. Event of 1952. : CORONATION
4. Electrical appliances. : HEATERS
5. Split the difference. : COMPROMISED
6. Friend: Fr. : AMIE
7. Tup. : RAM
8. Sham. : PRETENSE
9. Landing ___. : STRIP
10. Hyde Park vehicles. : PRAMS
11. Goals. : AIMS
12. Born: Fr. : NEE
13. Putting forth. : ISSUANCE
14. Jonathan Swift's Esther. : STELLA
15. Mother of Pearl. : HESTER
16. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
17. Self-esteem. : PROUDNESS
18. Main artery. : AORTA
19. Second-best one. : LOSER
20. Equine sound. : SNORT
30. Paddle. : OAR
32. Scolder. : RATER
36. Praises. : LAUDS
37. ___-cochere. : PORTE
40. Alkaloid of the Calabar bean. : GENESERINE
41. Crowd together, in ranks. : SERRY
42. Awards. : MEDALS
43. Humble. : ABASE
44. Dolomites. : ALPS
45. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
47. ___ Loa. : MAUNA
49. Horned mammals: Colloq. : RHINOS
50. Poetic heroine. : LENORE
51. Tools for trimming. : EDGERS
53. Sacred book. : KORAN
54. Superficial show. : GLOSS
55. Great outdoors. : NATURE
58. Fruits. : POMES
61. Civil officer. : MAGISTRATE
63. English architect Jones. : INIGO
64. Standard. : RULE
65. Plods along. : SLOGS
68. Chemical compound. : IODIDE
69. Puff. : PANT
70. Finales: Mus. : CODAS
71. Metropolitan baritone. : LONDON
72. Sprain remedy. : ARNICA
73. Kipling's Danny. : DEEVER
75. Source of power. : MOTOR
76. Baseball's Peewee. : REESE
78. Thing or affair. : MATTER
79. Refers to. : CITES
80. Special journals. : TRADEPAPERS
82. Beldam. : CRONE
83. Golf strokes. : PUTTS
85. Gene-carrying body: Biol. : CHROMOSOME
86. Den. : LAIR
87. Girl's name. : ETTA
89. Remove. : ELIMINATE
90. Notwithstanding. : ASIDE
91. Unruly tykes. : BRATS
94. Foods. : ALIMENTS
95. Spanish priest. : PADRE
96. Large snails. : ABALONES
101. Furnace impediment. : CLINKER
103. Expert. : MASTER
104. Leblanc's Lupin. : ARSENE
106. Have ___ at. : AGO
107. Misbehave. : ACTUP
108. Home of the Druses. : SYRIA
109. "I ___ Say No." : CAINT
111. Circumference. : GIRTH
112. Put in. : INSET
115. Harem rooms. : ODAS
117. Included with: Poet. : MONG
118. Ladder rung. : STEP
119. Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
120. Moslem unit of weight. : ROTL
123. Six: Ital. : SEI
125. Ab ___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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