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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, February 28, 1965

Author: William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,691
Across Down
1. Mark over a vowel. : MACRON
7. Rebound. : CAROM
12. Sewing machine inventor. : HOWE
16. Lessen in importance. : DEFLATE
17. One's home. : ABODE
18. Obeisance. : SALAAM
20. Of importance to savers. : INTERESTRATES
22. Symbol on a sleeve. : CHEVRON
24. Brodie. : STEVE
25. Do a haying job. : TED
26. 1776 treatise. : COMMONSENSE
28. Take on. : HIRE
29. Circular objects. : DISCI
31. Creeps up on. : NEARS
32. Famous name in art. : LISA
33. Age. : EON
34. Colors. : SUNTANS
36. Sandwich choice. : RYE
37. Principle. : TENET
38. Night sound. : SNORING
40. Name meaning wisdom. : SOPHIA
42. Entertainment. : SONGS
43. Grunt: Colloq. : OINK
44. Grand. : HEROIC
45. Tam-tam. : GONG
46. Neighbor of National City. : SANDIEGO
49. Speck. : DOT
50. Container. : FRUITJAR
54. Hgt. : ALT
55. Certain athletes. : CREWMEN
57. Powerful Red. : MAO
58. Slide. : CHUTE
59. Congress. : DIET
61. Using sunrays. : SOLAR
62. English statesmen. : PITTS
64. Cold ___. : SNAP
65. Learns of. : HEARS
67. Room. : DEN
68. Of a husband. : MARITAL
70. Adverse. : ILL
71. Like some food. : UNSALTED
73. ___ de mer. : MAL
74. Corner of a kind. : MONOPOLY
76. Platform. : DAIS
77. Singhalese shrine. : DAGOBA
79. House part. : DOOR
80. Greek letter. : THETA
82. Suit. : BECOME
83. 1938 novel. : REBECCA
86. Certain writing. : POESY
87. Nickname from 1921. : CAL
88. Tate or Freer. : GALLERY
90. Sea monster. : ORC
91. See 44 Across. : EPIC
92. Plant. : ORRIS
94. Reviews of a sort. : RAVES
95. Indistinct object. : BLUR
96. Very unimportant person. : LIGHTWEIGHT
99. Peru's neighbor: Abbr. : BOL
100. Bass instrument. : CELLO
101. Satellite. : ECHOONE
102. Deeply. : HEADOVERHEELS
105. Plug. : STOPUP
106. Quartet member. : TENOR
107. Those in one's care. : CHARGES
108. Dog's leash. : SLIP
109. Wing lengths. : SPANS
110. Restless sleeper. : TOSSER
1. Bring up. : MENTION
2. Social affairs. : AFTERNOONTEAS
3. City near Münster. : CLEVE
4. Highly distinctive. : RARE
5. Inhabitant of: Suffix. : OTE
6. Fitting snugly. : NESTING
7. Billfold part. : CARDCASE
8. Arab's robe. : ABA
9. College military unit. : ROTC
10. Anc. theater. : ODEON
11. Fascinating. : MESMERIC
12. August and Otto, famous Germans. : HAHNS
13. Mexican "bravos." : OLES
14. Of interest to "hams." : WAVELENGTHS
15. Paying dividends. : EARNING
16. Cook's forte. : DISHES
18. Orchestrate. : SCORE
19. Ground greenery. : MOSSES
21. Check out. : TEST
23. Clean. : NEAT
27. Yucatec. : MAYA
29. Some doughnut eaters. : DUNKERS
30. 1-2-3, just like that. : INORDER
34. Chinese. : SINIC
35. Fishing lure. : SPOON
37. Barbershop "extra." : TONIC
39. Be ___ of. : RID
41. Success. : HIT
42. Trifling sum. : SOU
44. Laughed. : HOWLED
45. Blue ___. : GROTTO
46. Hindu holy man. : SADHU
47. Strange. : ALIEN
48. Crystal-lined stones. : GEODES
50. Daughter of Mahomet. : FATIMA
51. Type of school. : JUNIORCOLLEGE
52. In any way. : ATALL
53. Comeback. : REPLY
56. Brother. : MAN
57. Me: Ger. : MIR
60. Pupil's choice. : TRADESCHOOL
62. Site of giant telescope. : PALOMAR
63. Polishers. : SANDERS
66. Smoky-blue. : SLATY
68. Gog and ___. : MAGOG
69. Clumsy fellow. : LOOBY
72. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
73. Son: Gaelic. : MAC
75. Great writer. : POE
77. Pleases. : DELIGHTS
78. Drubs. : BELABORS
80. Subjects. : TOPICS
81. High ground. : HEIGHTS
82. Apulia port. : BARI
83. Campaign word. : REELECT
84. Sweet cake. : CRULLER
85. Through. : ACROSS
86. Hawaiian volcano goddess. : PELE
87. Go at a snail's pace. : CREEP
89. Ukrainian city. : LVOV
92. Admit frankly. : OWNUP
93. Livestock. : SHEEP
95. Certain beverages. : BEERS
97. Hat of a kind. : TOPI
98. River of Kenya. : TANA
100. Addams. : CHAS
103. Rostov's river. : DON
104. Between pi and sigma. : RHO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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