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LITERARY SPOTLIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1957

Author:
Marcia Gladstone
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 692 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,819
Across
1. Novel of 1740. : PAMELA
7. Wound. : SPOOLED
14. Replenishment. : RENEWAL
21. Plagiarizer. : PIRATER
22. Piece of music. : CANTATA
23. Ideal of 1789. : EGALITE
24. Russian writer in exile (1812–70). : ALEXANDERHERZEN
26. Town in Browning poem. : HAMELIN
27. Points, in mathematics. : LOCI
28. Hindu angel. : DEVA
29. Name in Scott title. : ROY
30. Spur. : GOAD
32. "___ Want Is You." : ALLI
33. Character. : STAMP
35. Neck area. : NAPE
37. Hero of "Les Miserables." : JEAN
38. Army groups. : UNITS
39. Where Panjim is. : GOA
41. One of the Hansens. : NELS
43. Toiler of 1066. : SERF
44. Zeno's lecture site. : STOA
45. Dickens character. : SCROOGE
49. Keeps. : RETAINS
51. Mr. Adams. : SHERMAN
54. "___ Aunt." : CHARLEYS
56. Polish city. : VILNA
57. Former Chilean President. : RIOS
58. ___ geht's? : WIE
59. Poet Rainer Maria. : RILKE
60. City on Lake Victoria. : ENTEBBE
62. ___ canem (beware the dog): Lat. : CAVE
63. Scene of Moravia novel. : ROME
64. Band of Kaffir warriors. : IMPI
65. Eliza's stepping-stone. : FLOE
66. Missouri city. : SEDALIA
68. Concerns. : CARES
69. Speed figure: Abbr. : MPH
70. One China. : TAIWAN
72. Unbending. : RIGID
73. City on Firth of Tay. : DUNDEE
74. Pulitzer's paper. : WORLD
76. Kind of college exam. : MIDTERM
78. Glacier and Zion. : PARKS
79. Recess in a church. : CHAPEL
81. Chinese. : SINIC
82. Missing. : ABSENT
84. Distance. : WAY
87. Writer of dialect poems. : RILEY
88. Swiss canton, city and lake. : GENEVAS
90. Scene from Taormina. : ETNA
91. Den. : HOLE
92. Totals. : ADDS
93. Chinese dynasty. : TANG
94. Character in O'Neill play. : EMPEROR
96. City on Fayal Island. : HORTA
97. Punjab caste. : MEO
98. Undisguised. : BALD
99. "The ___ Sea." : CRUEL
100. Guiding light. : POLESTAR
102. Cardinal. : PRELATE
104. Writer on symbolic logic. : RUSSELL
106. French title. : DAUPHIN
107. Friend of Erasmus. : MORE
108. Printer's word. : DELE
109. Chart: Abbr. : DIAG
111. "___ and I," by I. Bacheller. : DRI
112. Turn away. : AVERT
114. Boat. : PUNT
115. Slight. : SNUB
117. Story: Fr. : ETAGE
121. Seaweed eaten in Japan. : NORI
122. General's Man Friday. : AIDE
123. Prof. Rhine's subject. : ESP
126. Society. : CLUB
128. Gazelles of Asia. : AHUS
129. Evil tendency. : DISEASE
131. Francis Steegmuller's subject. : GUSTAVEFLAUBERT
135. Creator of Skeffington. : OCONNOR
136. Guarantor. : ENSURER
137. French poetic form. : BALLADE
138. Apartment-dwellers. : RENTERS
139. Does publishing work. : REEDITS
140. Disney character. : SLEEPY
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1. Cooper tale (with "The"). : PILOT
2. Asian palm. : ARECA
3. Author of "The Lower Depths." : MAXIMGORKI
4. Greek letter. : ETA
5. Contribute. : LEND
6. Shakespearean locale. : ARDEN
7. Road machine. : SCRAPER
8. Expression of disbelief. : PAH
9. Quite a guy. : ONER
10. Other: Span. : OTRO
11. "The ___, leaden-stepping hours." : LAZY
12. Summer: Fr. : ETE
13. Risks. : DANGERS
14. Star of the Gay Nineties. : REHAN
15. Major Hoople's expression. : EGAD
16. Business group: Abbr. : NAM
17. Mother of Richard I. : ELEANOR
18. Contemporary of Scott. : WILLIAMWORDSWORTH
19. Inclined. : ATILT
20. Speech sound. : LENIS
21. Buddies. : PALS
25. Author Hunter. : EVAN
31. Changeling. : OAF
34. Pulitzer Prize winner, 1918. : POOLE
36. Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
37. Battle site, 1806. : JENA
38. Shoshoneans. : UTES
40. Long time. : AGE
42. Sandpipers: Dial. : STIBS
43. For an indefinite period. : SINEDIE
44. Loafer. : SHOE
45. Gauze. : SCRIM
46. Zoo dweller. : CHIMP
47. Famous lecturer of 19th cen. : RALPHWALDOEMERSON
48. Facial feature. : EYELID
50. Author of "The Fall." : ALBERTCAMUS
51. Hindu god. : SIVA
52. Revivalist McPherson. : AIMEE
53. Georgia ___ Clark. : NEESE
55. Maine poet. : SNOW
57. Campus lark. : RAID
61. Joining (with "up"). : TEAMING
62. Social ___. : CLIMBER
63. Standing. : RANK
65. Season. : FALL
67. Jahan's city. : AGRA
68. Short. : CURT
70. Playing card. : TREY
71. Sayers' "The ___ Tailors." : NINE
73. U. S. editor. : DANA
75. Poetic verb. : OPES
77. Various. : DIVERSE
78. Young Schofield. : PENROD
79. Compress. : CRAMP
80. Dissembler. : HIDER
81. Mail. : SEND
83. Restrain. : STOP
85. Asian mountain range. : ALTAI
86. Be deeply moved. : YEARN
88. Blow. : GALE
89. Valentine's servant. : SPEED
91. Generous. : HOSPITABLE
93. London Gallery. : TATE
95. Writer Havelock. : ELLIS
96. O'clock: Fr. : HEURE
98. Beecham's title: Abbr. : BART
99. Religious group. : CULT
101. Housman hero. : LAD
103. French naval station. : LORIENT
104. Villain at bridge. : RENEGER
105. Kind of dance. : LANCERS
108. Flop. : DUD
110. Wide gap. : GULF
112. Combination used in legal documents. : ANDOR
113. Utter. : VOICE
114. Southampton sight. : PIERS
116. Tubers. : BULBS
118. In a pile. : AHEAP
119. Half of a music-maker. : GURDY
120. This: Span. : ESTE
122. Hebrew musical instrument. : ASOR
123. In ___. : ESSE
124. Upright timber. : STUD
125. Equal: Prefix. : PARI
127. Sun god. : BAAL
130. Chemical suffix. : ANE
132. French pronoun. : UNE
133. D. V. M. : VET
134. Small: Suffix. : ULE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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