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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1962

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,601
Across Down
1. Spanish council. : JUNTA
6. Snatches. : GRABS
11. Range of view. : SCOPE
16. Branches of a road. : FORKS
21. Trade group. : UNION
22. Hindu queen. : RANEE
23. Long for. : COVET
24. Think. : OPINE
25. Colors. : TINTS
26. "___ in Born." : ASTAR
27. Very old. : HOARY
28. Goods cast overboard. : LAGAN
29. Summer: Fr. : ETE
30. Scene in "Snow White." : WISHINGWELL
33. Duck. : MALLARD
35. Rooms. : DENS
36. Exuding vapor. : STEAMY
37. ___ Dick. : MOBY
38. Acting by turns. : ALTERN
41. Charge with gas. : AERATE
42. Evil: Poet. : BALE
43. School groups. : PTAS
47. Spanker. : SAIL
48. Eden dweller. : SERPENT
50. Starch. : SAGO
51. Artery. : AORTA
52. Measure. : CUBIT
54. Anything of value. : ASSET
55. More animated. : SPRIGHTLIER
57. Betel palm. : ARECA
58. Former Brazilian money of account. : REIS
59. Sharpen. : WHET
60. Mandarin's residence. : YAMEN
61. Devoted adherents. : PARTISANS
63. Wrath. : CHOLER
65. Lemur. : MACACO
68. Places. : LOCI
69. Scattered in abundance. : SHOWERED
71. Polish river. : NAREW
72. Medley. : OLIO
76. Ye Olde Gifte ___. : SHOPPE
78. Disguised. : MASKED
80. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
81. Law court. : BENCH
83. Of two continents. : EURASIAN
85. Particular. : ITEM
87. Bayou boat. : BATEAU
89. Basker's objective. : SUNTAN
90. Dishonest doings. : KNAVERIES
95. Floats. : RAFTS
97. Ich ___ (I serve). : DIEN
98. Persian poet. : SADI
99. Dance. : TANGO
100. Alp dweller. : MOUNTAINEER
103. Oar. : SCULL
104. Sinuses. : ANTRA
105. Orbit point. : ARSIS
106. Member of G. S. A. : GIRL
107. Most cherished. : DEAREST
109. Watch over. : KEEP
110. Second of a series. : BETA
111. By itself. : ONLY
112. Hot. : TORRID
113. Turns outward. : EVERTS
115. Dashboard appurtenance. : DIAL
116. Profession. : CAREER
117. Bubble. : BEAD
118. Popular ballad, 1843. : BENBOLT
122. Window accessories. : VALANCERODS
124. On the way. : OFF
127. Encore. : AGAIN
128. City near Venice. : UDINE
130. A felony. : ARSON
131. Spring time. : APRIL
133. Quartz. : FLINT
134. Up. : RISEN
135. Sheer linen. : TOILE
136. English novelist. : READE
137. Librarian's concern. : FILES
138. Put in vigorous action. : EXERT
139. Having bristles. : AWNED
140. Pointer. : INDEX
1. Useful fiber. : JUTE
2. Individual. : UNIT
3. The Muses. : NINE
4. Nana's charge. : TOT
5. Yes or no. : ANSWER
6. Fescue. : GRASS
7. Devil-may-care. : RASH
8. M. D.'s concern. : ANTISEPSIS
9. Catalpas. : BEANTREES
10. York, for one. : SERGEANT
11. Project. : SCHEME
12. Unskilled laborer: Var. : COOLY
13. Racetrack. : OVAL
14. ___ diem. : PER
15. Word derivation. : ETYMOLOGY
16. Unprofitable undertaking. : FOLLY
17. Form of silica. : OPAL
18. Baltic port. : RIGA
19. Burr in wood. : KNAR
20. Force to go. : SEND
31. Auberges. : INNS
32. Scottish inventor. : WATT
34. A Lincoln. : ABE
35. Offense, in law. : DELICT
37. Christmas figures. : MAGI
38. Rialto group. : ASCAP
39. Vera Caspary heroine. : LAURA
40. River into the Tyrrhenian. : TIBER
41. Of a certain poison. : ARSENIOUS
42. Trades. : BARTERS
43. Ferret's cousin. : POLECAT
44. Threefold. : TRINARY
45. Consumed. : ATE
46. Italian island: Abbr. : SAR
49. Painful symptom. : EARACHE
50. Dwelling in a cave. : SPELEAN
51. Soul: Hindu. : ATMAN
53. Scut. : TAIL
55. Barnum, for one. : SHOWMAN
56. Son of Noah. : HAM
59. Kern song. : WHO
62. Sea signal. : SOS
63. Presidential first name. : CHESTER
64. Lit again. : REKINDLED
66. Time: Abbr. : CEN
67. Be obliged to. : OWE
69. Cocker. : SPANIEL
70. Minutiae. : DETAILS
72. Musical abbreviation. : OBB
73. Pasture. : LEA
74. Legal phrase. : INTRUST
75. Lands of the Pacific. : OCEANIA
77. Excessive modesty. : PRUDERY
79. English county: Abbr. : DEV
82. Handles. : HAFTS
84. Gaelic name. : IAN
86. After: Prefix. : META
88. Actress Hagen. : UTA
90. Product used in varnish. : KAURIRESIN
91. Classed. : RANKED
92. ___ alios. : INTER
93. Plume. : EGRET
94. Lathers. : SOAPS
96. John Hancock. : SIGNATURE
98. Farmer's aide. : SCARECROW
100. Fairy queen. : MAB
101. Unclose: Poet. : ORE
102. Refuse, old style. : NILL
103. Orchestral work. : SERENATA
107. Tennyson poem. : DORA
108. Poised a golf ball. : TEED
111. Painting. : OIL
112. Ancient unit of money. : TALENT
114. Artist-writer of 16th cen. : VASARI
115. Prohibitions. : DONTS
116. Rattan worker. : CANER
117. Like some sardines. : BONED
118. Golf term. : BAFF
119. He: It. : EGLI
120. Claw. : NAIL
121. Tendril. : BINE
122. Holding device. : VISE
123. 39 Down, for one. : ROLE
124. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
125. Bona ___. : FIDE
126. Bend. : FLEX
129. Fort ___. : DIX
132. Fold. : PEN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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