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BUSINESS AND PLEASURE

New York Times, Sunday, March 10, 1957

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,812
Across Down
1. Say. : ASSERT
7. Oppose by force. : COMBAT
13. ___ Tuesday. : SHROVE
19. More expensive. : DEARER
20. Stirs up. : AROUSES
22. Doctor. : HEALER
23. Admittance. : ENTREE
24. Severe lecture on behavior. : RIOTACT
25. Supplier of horsepower. : ENGINE
26. Macabre author. : POE
27. Industrial plant. : FACTORY
29. Region beyond the Styx. : HADES
31. Old ___. : VIC
32. Transvaal trip. : TREK
34. Trouble at twenty paces. : DUEL
35. Skiing resort near Arlberg. : LANGEN
37. A hundred: Comb. form. : HECT
38. More reasonable. : SANER
40. Stormed. : BLEW
42. Frozen foods. : PIES
43. Fills to excess. : SATES
44. Croupiers' implements. : RAKES
46. Authoritative answers by the Pope. : RESCRIPTS
49. Decked out. : ARRAYED
52. Grayish blues. : BICES
53. Packing case. : CARTON
56. Kitchen implement. : BEATER
57. Product of a large industry. : AUTOS
58. Sifter. : SCREENER
60. Italian wine. : ASTI
61. "___ must work . . . " : FORMEN
63. Carfuls. : LOADS
64. Big night. : EVE
65. Lead-tin coating. : TERNE
67. Important result of manufacture. : BYPRODUCT
69. Exile from Heaven. : SATAN
71. Little ___. : EVA
72. Test ore. : ASSAY
74. Derided. : MOCKED
76. Nest. : NIDE
77. Duty expected of an executive. : DECISION
79. Equipment for cigarette lighters. : WICKS
80. Bouquets. : AROMAS
82. Stumbled again. : REFELL
83. Unfeeling. : ROCKY
84. A certain musical Prince. : STUDENT
85. Carl Sandburg's specialty. : FREEVERSE
87. Rich, as certain soil. : LOAMY
88. Woody plants. : CANES
91. Steamy sound. : SISS
92. Transvaal assembly. : RAAD
94. White Sulphur Springs' Sam. : SNEAD
98. Gulf of New Guinea. : HUON
99. Lengthy statement. : SCREED
101. Atmospheric penalty of industry. : SMOG
103. Therefore. : ERGO
104. Railroad abbreviation. : ARR
105. Greek letter. : THETA
106. Pursuers of seal and walrus. : ESKIMOS
109. Unmanufactured. : RAW
110. Actor Cesar. : ROMERO
112. Celestial. : URANIAN
114. Shaped like a wheel. : ROTATE
116. Stock Exchange member. : TRADER
117. Spiny egg-laying mammal. : ECHIDNA
118. Beetle. : ELATER
119. Queen of Tonga Islands. : SALOTE
120. Descendant of a son of Noah. : HAMITE
121. Bridge players do. : REPASS
1. Experts. : ADEPTS
2. Mrs. in Mexico. : SENORA
3. Cotton goods. : SATEEN
4. Go astray. : ERR
5. Great Barrier. : REEF
6. Part of a tire. : TREAD
7. Big business combines. : CARTELS
8. Song bird. : ORIOLE
9. Secure. : MOOR
10. Industry's answer to a rubber shortage. : BUTYL
11. Happy ___ lark. : ASA
12. Rules and methods of art and industry. : TECHNICS
13. Luster. : SHEEN
14. Pullets. : HENS
15. Duster. : RAG
16. Biblical hill. : OLIVET
17. Gulf of Italy. : VENICE
18. Builds. : ERECTS
21. Old ___. : STAGER
28. Diced. : CUBED
30. Dry up. : DESICCATE
33. Tissues of fingernails. : KERATIN
36. Architects' concerns. : APSES
37. Rapidity. : HASTE
39. TV star. : RAYE
41. Mainstay of many TV shows. : WRITER
43. Engineering problem. : STRESS
45. Cut made by a saw. : KERF
47. Science of consumption and distribution. : ECONOMICS
48. Western chum. : PARD
49. Lessened. : ABATED
50. Cut again. : RESEVER
51. Mad scramble. : RATRACE
52. Rough. : BUMPY
54. Former. : ONETIME
55. Bible, for example. : NEVADAN
57. Indo-European. : ARYAN
58. Wind cones, in aviation. : SOCKS
59. What migrating birds do. : RENEST
62. Become outmoded, as machines. : OBSOLESCE
63. Fortunate. : LUCKY
66. Relievers of strain. : EASERS
68. Longshoreman. : DOCKER
70. Type of drug. : ANODYNE
73. Strain or skim: Dial. : SILE
75. What Univac analyzes. : DATA
78. Hillbilly "if." : IFFEN
79. Not so good. : WORSE
81. Relatives of spirits. : RUMS
83. The business of science. : RESEARCH
84. Biblical city. : SODOM
86. Excellent trait. : VIRTUE
87. Layers. : LAMINAE
88. Office wall décor. : CHARTS
89. City in Illinois. : AURORA
90. Regular. : NORMAL
93. With a side glance. : ASKANT
95. Copy reader's concern. : ERRATA
96. Marbles. : AGATES
97. Natural gifts. : DOWERS
99. Bank. : SHORE
100. Fabric. : DENIM
102. Piercer. : GORER
105. Allowance made to purchasers. : TRET
107. African title of respect. : SIDI
108. "O ___ Mio." : SOLE
111. Nigerian. : EDO
113. Stage laugh. : AHA
115. On ___. : TAP

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