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THE SIZE OF IT

New York Times, Sunday, February 26, 1961

Author: Roberta H. Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,244
Across Down
1. Small coin. : COPECK
7. Tenant. : LEASER
13. In the past. : LONGAGO
20. Prayer. : ORISON
21. Kind of goat. : ANGORA
22. Of the seashore. : ORARIAN
23. Small stream in American history. : LITTLEBIGHORN
25. Leaps about. : CAVORTS
26. Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
27. Pain: Suffix. : ALGIA
28. Containing fissile rock. : SHALY
30. All ___ up. : HET
31. Malt brew. : ALE
32. "___ House." : ADOLLS
33. Very thin sheets of metal. : FOILS
34. Weapon on the pampas. : BOLA
35. TV summer fare. : RERUN
37. Fish. : COD
38. Shoes. : PUMPS
39. Son of Eber. : PELEG
40. Small abbr. for a large place. : NYC
42. Fates. : NEMESES
44. Horsemanship. : MANEGE
45. Do the dishes. : WASHUP
48. ___ on (loved to distraction). : DOTED
49. Opposite of fem. : MASC
50. What Las Vegas is. : WIDEOPEN
52. Little girl. : SIS
53. VIPs : BIGSHOTS
57. Begin again. : RENEW
58. Contradict. : REBUT
60. Author of children's book. : MILNE
61. Bill's companion. : COO
62. "___ Old Hawaiian Village." : INAN
63. Tinker Bell's companions. : SMALLPEOPLE
65. Pack. : STOW
66. Ready to go. : SET
67. County. : SHIRE
68. Round. : ORBED
69. Condition. : STATE
70. Dwarf plants. : TREELETS
72. Persian chief. : MIR
73. Moist. : DAMPENED
75. Stripes. : BARS
76. Spanish-American trees. : PINOS
78. At anchor. : MOORED
79. Recent best seller. : ACTONE
82. Cold wind on the Riviera. : MISTRAL
84. Big ___. : TOE
85. Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
86. Staffs. : MACES
87. Marble. : TAW
89. Pertaining to knobs. : NODAL
93. Catch. : LAND
94. Hemingway character. : PILAR
95. Neckwear. : FICHUS
97. Finial. : EPI
98. Chemical suffix. : ANE
99. Histories. : PASTS
100. Eroded. : EATEN
101. Son of Faunus. : ACIS
102. Small falderals. : RIBBONS
104. Unexpectedly brief. : SHORTANDSWEET
108. Toulouse's river. : GARONNE
109. More insinuating. : OILIER
110. One of the Kennedys. : EUNICE
111. Passed. : ELAPSED
112. Go ___. : STEADY
113. List. : ROSTER
1. Small city in E. France. : COLMAR
2. Bird. : ORIOLE
3. Kitchen gadget. : PITTER
4. This: Span. : ESTO
5. Mountain pass. : COL
6. Work with the hands. : KNEAD
7. Bernhardt role. : LAIGLON
8. Made shiny. : ENGILDED
9. Eastern titles. : AGHAS
10. ___ Canals, at rapids of Saint Marys river. : SOO
11. Slip. : ERR
12. Redeemed. : RANSOMED
13. Certain trains. : LOCALS
14. Examinations. : ORALS
15. Dark blue. : NAVY
16. Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
17. Open place in the ice. : AIRHOLE
18. Table. : GATELEG
19. Callboy's call. : ONSTAGE
24. Political group. : BLOC
29. Roof angles. : HIPS
32. Carelessly. : ANYHOW
33. Blends. : FUSES
34. Law court. : BENCH
36. Invisible. : UNSEEN
38. Pieces of needlework. : PETITPOINTS
39. Old-fashioned. : PASSE
41. Hole, in golf. : CUP
43. City on the Tigris. : MOSUL
44. Attracting force: Comb. form. : MAGNE
45. Edible at a baseball game. : WIENER
46. Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
47. Licenses. : PERMITS
49. Water barrier. : MILLDAM
50. Joint. : WRIST
51. Approaches. : NEARS
53. Man. : BIPED
54. Petroleum product. : OCTANE
55. Blew a signal. : TOOTED
56. Planted. : SOWED
59. Wheat: Fr. : BLE
60. Unruly group. : MOB
63. ___ Khan. : SHERE
64. Faux pas. : ERROR
65. Solid: Comb. form. : STEREO
67. Incline. : SLANT
69. Golf clubs. : SPOONS
71. Item for a small investor. : EBOND
72. Avid collector. : MISER
74. Quip. : MOT
76. Certain modern paintings. : PICASSOS
77. Blasé. : SATIATED
79. Free. : ATLARGE
80. Of the skull. : CRANIAL
81. Darkness: Lat. : TENEBRA
82. Brewer's necessity. : MALT
83. Of milk. : LACTARY
86. Skipped. : MISSED
88. How soon? : WHEN
90. Guile. : DECEIT
91. For each. : APIECE
92. Famous English doctor. : LISTER
94. Kind of velvet. : PANNE
95. Weekday of church calendar. : FERIA
96. Subject to. : UNDER
99. French diva. : PONS
101. Barley beards. : AWNS
103. Jazz, for short. : BOP
105. Big success. : HIT
106. Arena cheer. : OLE
107. ___ loco (in its own place): Lat. : SUO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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