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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, February 19, 1967

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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1. "The ___ silence." : RESTIS
7. Nautical groups. : CREWS
12. Without ___ in the world. : ACARE
17. Ben Hecht hero. : ERIK
21. Play part. : ACTONE
22. Sack: Fr. : POCHE
23. Harp on: Colloq. : RUBIN
24. Coin. : PESO
25. Controversial sight. : FLYINGSAUCER
27. E. L. Masters' town. : SPOONRIVER
29. Most high. : TALLEST
30. O. T. book: Abbr. : GEN
31. Byzantine emperor (813–820). : LEOV
32. River in Spain. : SEGURA
33. Direct. : STEER
34. Guy. : JOE
36. Have ___ (hold a grudge). : ITINFOR
39. Snowless. : GREEN
40. Stings. : SMARTS
43. State: Fr. : ETAT
44. By another way: Lat. : ALIA
46. State: Abbr. : ARIZ
50. Tiny: Dial. : SMA
51. Musicians. : KETTLEDRUMMERS
57. Deep regret. : REMORSE
59. Pelf. : LUCRE
60. Alpine feature. : ARETE
61. Set afire. : LIT
62. Chicago airport. : OHARE
63. Leading. : STELLAR
65. Before. : ERE
66. Son of Benjamin. : BELA
67. Stevenson, in a way. : SAMOAN
69. Qui ___? : VALA
70. Mrs. Roosevelt. : SARA
73. Play parts. : SCENES
75. Dinner course: Sp. : ENSALADA
77. Labor group. : CIO
79. Priest. : LAMA
81. Lead. : LEASH
82. Place. : SITE
83. Type of subsoil. : HARDPAN
85. Pelf. : LOOT
87. Warsaw and Locarno. : PACTS
90. Kind of apt. : COOP
92. Member of the silver-spoon set. : DEB
93. Indian. : FLATHEAD
97. Quiescent. : ASLEEP
99. Pear. : BOSC
101. Mac or Mike. : GAEL
103. Famous Indian athlete. : THORPE
104. Zoo sound. : ROAR
105. Regret deeply. : RUE
107. Type of team. : ALLSTAR
110. Resort on Lake Geneva. : EVIAN
111. Year in reign of Antoninus Pius. : CLI
112. Tito's money. : DINAR
114. Artist's subject. : PIETA
115. Something that is. : ESSENCE
117. Cowboy song. : HOMEONTHERANGE
120. Outstanding. : ACE
121. Negatives. : NOES
122. "And ___ love her till I die." : YETI
123. Le Moko. : PEPE
124. Stone wall. : RIPRAP
127. Naive ones. : BABES
130. Ahead. : LEADING
133. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
134. Mall. : ALLEE
139. 1751 novel. : AMELIA
141. Alpine wind. : BISE
142. The: Sp. : LAS
144. Louisiana territory, in 1804. : ORLEANS
146. Musical implement. : TUNINGFORK
148. Muses. : CONTEMPLATES
150. Exploited. : USED
151. Turn (the page): Mus. : VOLTI
152. Pluto. : HADES
153. The Tiber. : TEVERE
154. Military meal. : MESS
155. "Bold as ___" : ALION
156. Stalk. : STIPE
157. Office workers. : STENOS
1. Primitive craft. : RAFTS
2. Brilliant success. : ECLAT
3. Variety. : STYLE
4. Sheer linen. : TOILE
5. Almost bull's-eyes. : INNERS
6. Portions: Abbr. : SEGS
7. Auditor. : CPA
8. ___ de Lisle. : ROUGET
9. Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
10. "___ was a child . . . " : WHENI
11. Lecture: Abbr. : SER
12. Storehouse. : ARSENAL
13. Favorite thing. : CUPOFTEA
14. From the beginning: Lat. : ABOVO
15. ___ de Oro. : RIO
16. Austrian river. : ENNS
17. Short witty poem. : EPIGRAM
18. Show. : REVUE
19. Grenoble's department. : ISERE
20. Islamic book. : KORAN
26. Court of ___. : STJAMES
28. Social system. : REGIME
31. Puppies and kittens. : LITTERS
35. " . . . man ___ mouse?" : ORA
37. Numerical prefix. : TETRA
38. Harder to find. : RARER
41. Library items: Abbr. : MSS
42. Headgear. : SKULLCAPS
45. Musical instruments. : LUTES
46. Began. : AROSE
47. Actress Ada. : REHAN
48. Caliphs. : IMAMS
49. Prophet of Ormazd. : ZOROASTER
52. Pastry. : ECLAIR
53. Fond hope. : DREAM
54. Italian queen. : ELENA
55. Annoys: Dial. : RILES
56. Hide away. : STASH
58. Make a profit, British style. : REALISE
59. Mead. : LEA
64. Govt. agency. : TVA
66. Music master. : BEETHOVEN
68. Nickname for Hawthorne. : NAT
71. Hard and white. : ALABASTER
72. Passed a blockade. : RAN
74. Cloaks and suits. : CLOTHES
76. Mo. : DEC
78. Random. : ODD
80. Nothing but. : ALL
83. Sound of surprise. : HOO
84. Peter Stuyvesant. : PEGLEG
86. Grain. : OAT
87. Become dry. : PARCH
88. Browning's last home. : ASOLO
89. Right. : CLAIM
91. Voodoo's cousin. : OBEAH
93. Sunshine State: Abbr. : FLA
94. Slangy suffix. : ERINO
95. Fast. : APACE
96. Sand hills in England. : DENES
98. Art form. : PRINT
100. At all points. : CAPAPIE
102. Greek letter. : ETA
106. Before. : UNTIL
108. Hope chest contents. : LINEN
109. Place for parties. : RECROOM
112. Kill: Slang. : DOESIN
113. Betake oneself (somewhere). : REPAIRTO
116. Red or Dead. : SEA
118. Blinkers. : EYELIDS
119. Indian. : REDSKIN
120. Gibbon. : APE
125. Conforming. : INSTEP
126. Makeshift bed. : PALLET
127. Georgian seaport. : BATUM
128. Keep occupied. : AMUSE
129. Prague hero. : BENES
131. Town SE of Naples. : EBOLI
132. Revel (over). : GLOAT
135. Sailor's free time. : LEAVE
136. Make tardy. : LATEN
137. Month: Sp. : ENERO
138. Letters. : ESSES
140. Actors' union. : AGVA
143. "The Moon ___." : ANDI
145. Accountings: Abbr. : RPTS
147. Book size: Abbr. : FOL
148. Book parts: Abbr. : CHS
149. In the style of: Suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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