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PHRASE-MAKING

New York Times, Sunday, March 15, 1959

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,530
Across Down
1. Sustains. : PROPS
6. ___ la vista (goodbye): Span. : HASTA
11. Mountain paths. : CLIMBS
17. City on the Vistula. : CRACOW
18. Hot-tempered, unruly one. : TARTAR
19. Goes away. : RETIRES
21. Acme. : HIGHWATERMARK
23. Whatnot. : ETAGERE
24. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
25. Suggestion. : SHADE
26. Name meaning princess. : SARAH
28. River into the Danube. : SAVA
29. Former economic agency. : ECA
30. Hook, in zoology. : HAMUS
31. City on Norton Sound. : NOME
32. Manager: Abbr. : DIR
33. Queenly. : REGAL
36. Male sheep. : TUP
37. Neighbors of lomas. : MESAS
39. Go up. : SCALE
41. Showy flower. : TULIP
43. Host in Valhalla. : WOTAN
44. Made smooth. : PLANED
45. Rope fetters. : HOBBLES
48. Cobbler-poet of Nuremburg. : SACHS
49. Ibsen drama. : BRAND
50. High standards. : IDEALS
51. Stops up crevices. : CALKS
52. Late riser. : SLUGABED
55. Contemporary of Leigh Hunt. : KEATS
56. Pst! : SHUSH
57. European country: Abbr. : SWED
58. Noel Coward's new heroine. : LULU
59. Old measure. : ELL
60. Skillful in forecasting changes. : WEATHERWISE
62. Sanskrit school. : TOL
63. In-laws: Abbr. : RELS
65. Yellow fish. : ORFE
66. Rule the ___. : ROOST
67. Athenian. : ATTIC
69. Delay: Colloq. : STALLOFF
71. De nos ___ (nowadays): Fr. : JOURS
72. Port Salut. : CHEESE
73. Unsophisticated ones. : NAIFS
74. Simulate. : FEIGN
75. Mormon state. : DESERET
76. Countesses. : LADIES
78. Art of sword play. : FENCE
79. Italian automotive center. : TURIN
80. Prognostics. : OMENS
81. 9 Down, in Spain. : BREAS
82. Essential element. : SAP
83. Eurydice, for example. : NYMPH
87. Cape ___. : ANN
88. Farm land. : SOIL
89. Uncle Tom's wife. : CHLOE
91. Wave: Span. : OLA
92. Hindu sacred literature. : VEDA
94. Leek-green quartz. : PRASE
96. Negative verb form. : ARENT
97. Indo-Chinese. : SHAN
98. Obliteration. : ERASURE
100. Something sure or definite. : BIRDINTHEHAND
103. Where Katowice is. : SILESIA
104. Use unction. : ANOINT
105. Relishes. : OLIVES
106. Moves diagonally. : SLANTS
107. Compact. : DENSE
108. River into the Danube. : SIRET
1. Pre-eminent one. : PRINCE
2. ___ and bobtail. : RAGTAG
3. Eight: Span. : OCHO
4. Sound of a blow: Colloq. : POW
5. Bluster. : SWASH
6. Poorly provided: Colloq. : HARDUP
7. "Aux ___ citoyens!" : ARMES
8. Train stop: Abbr. : STA
9. Viscous liquids. : TARS
10. River of Royal Gorge canyon. : ARKANSAS
11. Cosmetics. : CREAMS
12. River of Hades. : LETHE
13. Eskimo. : ITA
14. Marbles. : MIGS
15. Livelihood: Colloq. : BREADANDBUTTER
16. Truckling. : SERVILE
17. State of mind. : CHEER
18. Work together. : TEAMUP
20. Callous. : SEARED
22. ___ to say. : THATIS
27. Color of a bay. : ROAN
34. Up, in baseball. : ATBAT
35. Tranquilizes. : LULLS
37. Burlesques of a sort. : MOCKHEROICS
38. Ordinal suffixes. : ETHS
39. Product of smelting. : SLAG
40. Irrigation ditch. : CANAL
42. "___ Sylphides." : LES
43. Leader in Teapot Dome exposé. : WALSH
44. Bluenose. : PRUDE
45. Scouts afoot. : HIKERS
46. Opus verse. : ODELET
47. The whole, from Macbeth phrase. : BEALLANDENDALL
48. Cooking direction. : SAUTE
49. Hallowed. : BLEST
51. Light talk. : CHAFF
52. See 72 Across. : SWISS
53. Fictional heroine. : ELOISE
54. Melodious. : DULCET
56. Toilers of 1066. : SERFS
57. Out-and-out, as friends. : SWORN
60. Canine noises. : WOOFS
61. River ___, Michigan. : ROUGE
64. Destroyed. : SLAIN
67. Bret Harte character. : AHSIN
68. Shrimpish: Colloq. : TEENY
70. Extends. : LIES
71. Kind of German glass. : JENA
72. Waxy: Comb. form. : CER
74. Is distressed (about). : FEELSBAD
75. Big name in industry. : DUPONT
76. Meat ___. : LOAVES
77. Aida's rival. : AMNERIS
78. Wife of Odin. : FRIA
79. 3,000 shekels. : TALENT
81. God who lived in a cave. : BOREAS
82. Sacred place. : SHRINE
84. Yuman Indian. : MOHAVE
85. Earth. : PLANET
86. Men. : HANDS
88. Nautical spar. : SPRIT
89. Moslem judges. : CADIS
90. Moral element in art. : ETHOS
93. Cruising. : ASEA
95. One: Ger. : EINE
97. Sewing term: Var. : SHIR
99. Service branch: Abbr. : USN
101. Man's nickname. : RON
102. ___ Whitney. : ELI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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