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WITH MIXED FEELINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1959

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 725 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,509
Across Down
1. Pitcher for Kansas City. : BOBGRIM
8. Proficient. : ABLE
12. "___ Lucasta." : ANNA
16. Frame of mind. : MOOD
20. Inundate. : OVERFLOW
22. He coined the word "scientintically." : LAURENCESTERNE
25. Col. Blimp's creator. : DAVIDLOW
26. Tinker in famous induction scene. : CHRISTOPHERSLY
27. Greek letters. : ETAS
28. Manger. : CRIB
30. Schools. : SECTS
31. Mixes metal. : ALLOYS
32. Haunt. : DEN
33. Group of brilliant people. : PLEIAD
35. Ayesha. : SHE
36. Knightly's bride. : EMMA
38. Course. : ROAD
39. Be inactive. : SIT
41. Mantel. : CAPE
42. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
46. ___ flow. : EBBAND
49. Web of a feather. : VANE
50. Hide away: Slang. : STASH
52. Elite. : CREAM
53. French lace. : CLUNY
54. Former tennis champion. : HELENMOODY
56. Between you ___. : ANDME
57. "The night ___ thousand eyes . . . " : HASA
58. Document: Abbr. : CERT
59. Madras and Shantung. : FABRICS
61. Come back. : RECUR
62. Prov. in Can. : ONT
63. Confederate. : ALLY
64. Lasted. : WORE
65. Row. : OAR
67. Word of surprise. : HEY
68. Polar vessel. : ICESHIP
70. Cob or gander. : MALE
71. Scarlet flower. : PIMPERNEL
75. Auto trim. : CHROME
76. Four-wheeled carriage. : GLADSTONE
78. Most blithe. : GAYEST
80. Unconventional. : ECCENTRIC
82. Migration. : TREK
83. Capital of Sicily. : PALERMO
84. Ukraine is one: Abbr. : SSR
85. Pipe joint. : TEE
86. Lure. : BAIT
87. Aromatic seeds. : DILL
88. Bark: Colloq. : YIP
89. Floating. : AWASH
92. Daydream. : REVERIE
95. Oryza sativa. : RICE
96. Adjective suffix. : IBLE
97. Picture puzzle. : REBUS
98. Former movie actor. : DONALDMEEK
100. Excavator. : HOLER
101. Ledger item. : DEBIT
102. Prototype of Bunthorne. : WILDE
103. Neighbor of Molokai. : OAHU
104. Rebecca, in "Ivanhoe." : JEWESS
105. Opposite of dele. : STET
106. Experienced. : FELT
107. Compass point. : NNE
108. Face-up card, in faro. : SODA
109. Norse god. : FREY
110. Letters on a CARE package. : USA
113. Terrestrial. : EARTHY
115. Mortarboard. : CAP
118. Hockey player. : GOALIE
122. Babylonian underworld. : ARALU
124. Stint. : TURN
125. King with fiddlers. : COLE
126. Edward Murrow's associate. : EDWINSFRIENDLY
130. Charles André Joseph Marie. : DEGAULLE
132. Hamlet. : MELANCHOLYDANE
133. Annual. : YEARBOOK
134. Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
135. Avena sativa. : OATS
136. Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
137. Overlords. : TYRANTS
1. Omened. : BODED
2. Ellipsoid. : OVATE
3. British Laborite. : BEVAN
4. Cape ___ Nez, near Calais. : GRIS
5. Country mail service. : RFD
6. Shabby. : ILLCLAD
7. Anchored. : MOORED
8. Spirits: Abbr. : ALC
9. Scrooge-like exclamations. : BAHS
10. Inveigles. : LURES
11. Author Remarque. : ERICH
12. Echidna's food. : ANTS
13. Army man. : NCO
14. Fiber cluster. : NEP
15. "It's a sin and ___." : ASHAME
16. Blackbird. : MERL
17. Thereabouts. : ORSO
18. Pre-eminent. : ONLY
19. Tunisian rulers. : DEYS
21. Allies vs. Axis: Abbr. : WWII
23. This one: Span. : ESTE
24. Membrane: Anat. : TELA
29. Fine-grained rock. : BASALT
33. Mustang. : PONY
34. Banquet. : DINE
36. Part of a saying about money. : EASYCOME
37. Automotive abbreviation. : MPH
38. Frog genus. : RANA
40. Decemplex. : TENFOLD
41. Moslem judge. : CADI
42. Composer of "Lass With the Delicate Air." : ARNE
43. Merchant in "Nicholas Nickleby." : NEDCHEERYBLE
44. Popular Scottish author (1812–1904). : SAMUELSMILES
45. Carborundum. : EMERY
46. Imitative. : ECHOIC
47. Contemporary of Louise Lovely. : BLANCHESWEET
48. Portrayer of Tarzan. : BUSTERCRABBE
49. Identical. : VERY
50. ___ it (amen). : SOBE
51. Craggy bill. : TOR
52. Gondola ___. : CAR
54. Improve. : HELP
55. Cirrus cloud. : MARESTAIL
58. Patron. : CLIENT
60. Vitality. : SAP
63. Downcast exclamation. : AHME
64. Corps of 1942. : WAAC
66. Feast sumptuously. : REGALE
69. Assn. : SOC
70. 11th cen. midpoint. : MLI
71. Frost, for example. : POET
72. "And all the sea were ___ . . . " : INK
73. Gradually slower: Mus. abbr. : RALL
74. See 3 Down. : NYE
76. With cupidity. : GREEDILY
77. Had a fitting. : TRIEDON
79. Bibbers' cousins. : TOPERS
81. Kind of street: Abbr. : TER
83. Choice. : PICK
84. Natives of Cagliari. : SARDS
86. Burns' hillside. : BRAE
87. ___ et mon droit. : DIEU
90. Be agreeable. : SUIT
91. Pre-D. D. E. : HST
93. Electrical unit. : VOLT
94. Object. : END
95. Cook over. : REHEAT
96. Where Dubuque is. : IOWA
99. Lion's pride. : MANE
100. Miss Lamarr. : HEDY
102. Lilliputian. : WEE
104. Creator of Polly Peachum. : JOHNGAY
106. Kind of painting. : FRESCO
108. Thoroughfare. : STREET
109. Sawyer's friend. : FINN
110. Noted chemist. : UREY
111. Shores. : SANDS
112. Tributary of the Lena. : ALDAN
114. Vallee. : RUDY
115. Coin of Costa Rica. : COLON
116. Assign. : ALLOT
117. Glances. : PEEKS
118. Muffins. : GEMS
119. Greek theatres. : ODEA
120. Cobbler's tools. : AWLS
121. Geological division. : LIAS
122. Bothers. : AILS
123. Companion of the radius. : ULNA
125. Where Camagüey is. : CUBA
127. Agency concerned with homes. : FHA
128. Twaddle: Slang. : ROT
129. Uh huh. : YEP
131. Opposite of lv. : ARR

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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