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GLOSSARY

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1957

Author:
H. C. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,777
Across
1. European capital. : ROMA
5. Night table accessory. : CARAFE
11. Dried coconut. : COPRA
16. Cowboy garb. : CHAPS
21. University exam. : ORAL
22. Von Weber opera. : OBERON
23. Sports criteria. : RULES
24. One of five. : HURON
25. Gamal ___. : ABDELNASSER
27. Industrial region of Russia. : URALS
28. Egyptian plant. : ANISE
29. Etymology: Abbr. : DER
30. Book size: Abbr. : OCT
31. Descriptive of U. S. production. : MASS
33. Antler prongs. : TINES
35. ___ Anne de Beaupré. : STE
36. First, second, and third. : DEGREES
39. Stir up. : AGITATE
41. In better trim. : NEATER
43. Man's nickname. : ERN
44. Part of the White House. : ANNEX
46. Angled edge. : BEVEL
48. Guarded. : WARY
49. Not open. : SECRETIVE
53. Mom's consort. : DAD
55. Poet's inspiration. : ERATO
57. Cherrystone. : CLAM
58. Fictitious Richard's family. : ROES
59. Atlantic port of Africa. : RABAT
61. Mountaineers. : SCALERS
65. Pronoun. : HER
66. Goethe hero. : FAUST
67. Bodkin. : EYELETEER
69. Form of French verb "naître." : NEE
70. Four bagger. : CLOUT
72. Coastal shrub. : SEABLITE
74. Harmonium. : ORGAN
76. Took a play on the road. : TOURED
78. Year in Domitian's rule. : XCI
79. Between Man. and Que. : ONT
81. Farmers' concerns. : SOILS
82. Have a ___ (try). : GOAT
83. Early American locomotive. : DEWITTCLINTON
89. Snick and ___. : SNEE
90. Grocery list. : ORDER
92. Boxer's victory. : WIN
93. Animal. : YAK
94. Shades of blue. : NAVIES
96. Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
97. Worked over, as cotton. : REPICKED
101. Principle. : TENET
102. D.D.E.'s war domain. : ETO
103. Drinking place. : WATERHOLE
106. With force. : AMAIN
109. Tiny amount. : RAY
111. Second sale. : RETRADE
113. Old-time hairdos. : TETES
114. The shore at Venice. : LIDO
115. Man's nickname. : PETE
116. Subject. : UNDER
118. Ancient name of Terni's river. : NAR
119. Men of great strength. : IRONSIDES
121. Auctioneer's term. : SOLD
124. Oleoresin. : ELEMI
126. Get up. : ARISE
129. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
130. Congress opener. : PRAYER
132. Vehicle. : TAXICAB
134. Crosses out. : DELETES
138. Hot ___. : AIR
139. Diem, for example. : ASIAN
141. De ___ (likewise): Fr. : MEME
142. King Hezekiah's mother. : ABI
143. Irving hero. : RIP
145. Face with masonry. : REVET
147. Give too little. : SKIMP
149. Rialto VIP's. : PRESSAGENTS
153. Varlet. : KNAVE
154. Brass. : METAL
155. "Sister" role. : EILEEN
156. Iago's specialty. : LIES
157. Texas critter. : STEER
158. Pure. : SNOWY
159. Table cloth. : DAMASK
160. Suffix used with song, slug, etc. : FEST
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1. Way. : ROAD
2. Earth-shaped. : ORBED
3. Señora. : MADRE
4. Milwaukee product. : ALE
5. Strong. : CONCENTRATED
6. Diminish. : ABATE
7. Common legal term. : RES
8. Noun suffixes. : ARS
9. Ill-wisher. : FOEMAN
10. Infuriate. : ENRAGE
11. Pastry shell. : CRUST
12. Pronoun. : OUR
13. Missouri tributary. : PLATTE
14. Give aid to. : RELIEVE
15. Fellowship: Abbr. : ASSN
16. Frequent finale in Westerns. : CHASE
17. Barbarian. : HUN
18. Wheat beard. : ARISTA
19. Circus ad. : POSTER
20. Contemptuous. : SNEERY
26. Hungarian actor. : LORRE
32. Sports show. : SIXDAYBICYCLERACE
34. Surround. : ENLACE
37. Rudiment. : GERM
38. Spectacular catches in baseball. : SAVES
40. Sufi saints. : ABDALI
42. M.P.'s concern. : AWOL
45. Haunts. : NESTS
47. Gaelic. : ERSE
49. Kind of ship: Abbr. : SCH
50. Over 100 million in U. S. : ELECTORATE
51. Shipment. : CARLOADLOT
52. Type of note. : IOU
54. Biblical name. : ABEL
56. Elephant's-ears. : TAROS
59. Do a double take. : REACT
60. Wyoming range. : TETON
62. Steered, as a bill through Congress. : ENGINEERED
63. Type of business. : REALESTATE
64. General opinion of a group. : SENSE
66. Seal. : FUR
68. Marquee: Brit. : TENT
71. Ejected. : OUTED
73. Something added: Abbr. : EXT
75. Varnish ingredient. : ROSIN
77. Emblem of dawn. : DEW
80. Long or short ___. : TON
82. Dancer Champion. : GOWER
84. Recording device. : WIRE
85. Neutral. : INERT
86. Okeechobee and Kissimmee. : LAKES
87. Former head of NATO. : IKE
88. A certain place of business. : NATIONALBANK
91. Mountain ash. : ROWAN
95. Church title: Abbr. : VEN
98. Emblem of immortality: Var. : PHENIX
99. Jot. : IOTA
100. Some surrealist paintings. : DALIS
104. Reptiles. : ADDERS
105. Sesame: Var. : TEEL
107. Bogged. : MIRED
108. Pother. : ADO
110. Word often used as a query. : YES
112. First crooner. : RUDY
115. Famous Prime Minister. : PITT
117. Captured again. : RETAKEN
120. Artist William. : STEIG
121. Plays the beau. : SPARKS
122. Thailand, Burma, etc. : ORIENT
123. Before the pupae. : LARVAE
125. Algonquian nature spirit. : MANITO
127. Stormed. : RAMPED
128. Ancient name of European peninsula. : IBERIA
131. Gourmet. : EATER
133. Intimate. : IMPLY
135. Comforts. : EASES
136. Comedian Kovacs. : ERNIE
137. Positions. : SITES
140. Theories. : ISMS
144. Listen! : PSST
146. Biblical name. : EVE
148. Pansy Yokum. : MAW
150. Wood. : ELM
151. Symbol of wideness. : SEA
152. "A jolly old ___." : ELF

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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