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DO-IT-YOURSELF

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1965

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 688 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,712
Across Down
1. Bobtail's partner. : RAGTAG
7. Fashions. : SHAPES
13. Sumptious. : LUSH
17. Where Provence is. : MIDI
21. Love-sick one. : ADORER
22. Correct. : POLITE
23. Concerning. : INRE
24. "___ of the soil." : ASON
25. A ___ (not half bad). : BITOFALLRIGHT
27. Establishes clearly. : NAILSDOWN
29. Galley. : BOAT
30. All ___ Day. : SAINTS
31. Eschew. : SHUN
33. Con. : PERUSE
34. Noun suffix. : IST
35. Rotisserie gear. : SPITS
36. Unfavorable reception. : BOOS
37. Mudslinger. : SMEARER
38. The Far and the Near. : EASTS
39. Want greatly. : CRAVE
41. Leather overalls. : CHAPS
42. Window trim. : DISPLAY
45. Tshombe. : MOISE
46. Causeries. : CHATS
47. Mr. Pickwick's servant. : SAM
50. For a certain price. : ATCOST
51. Dins into. : HAMMERSHOME
53. Ravine, in Africa. : WADI
54. Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
55. "___ Fighting Ships." : JANES
56. Galley gear. : OARS
57. Type of pin. : DOWEL
58. Robert ___. : ELEE
59. Cayuse. : PINTO
60. Billingsgate. : ABUSE
62. Move rapidly. : HURTLE
63. Compass point. : SSW
64. Enlisted men. : RANKANDFILE
66. Pripet and Pontine. : MARSHES
67. Joined in a toast. : DRANK
69. Compact. : CAR
70. Mountainous elevation. : ARETE
71. Correspondents. : SCRIBES
73. Instructor of a kind. : DRILLMASTER
78. Part of a volley. : LOB
81. Fundamental. : PRIMAL
82. London ___, : BROIL
83. African plants. : ALOES
84. One kind of storage place. : HIVE
85. Face an embankment. : REVET
86. Piece of ground. : AREA
87. Kerosene and others. : FUELS
88. Daily double. : WAGER
89. Copies. : APES
90. Social affair. : SQUAREDANCE
93. Very: Colloq. : MIGHTY
94. Region: Abbr. : TER
95. Vocal composition. : ROUND
96. Tobacco items. : QUIDS
97. Term in phonetics. : PALATAL
98. Weight unit. : CARAT
99. Like pandas. : FURRY
100. Prettier. : CUTER
101. Betakes oneself (to). : REPAIRS
104. Vivacity, in music. : BRIO
105. Mexican Indians. : CORAS
106. Merry: Fr. : GAI
109. Pass. : ELAPSE
110. Ring. : HOOP
111. Merited. : EARNED
113. Farmer's need. : SEED
114. U.S. astronaut. : CARPENTER
116. School subject. : PLANEGEOMETRY
119. To ___. : ATEE
120. Shredded. : TORE
121. Monticello, for example. : ESTATE
122. Spring back. : RECOIL
123. H. L. member. : PEER
124. Chances. : ODDS
125. Kind of coat. : DUSTER
126. Flags. : STONES
1. Maimonides. : RABBI
2. Parting word. : ADIOS
3. Applied oneself to. : GOTAT
4. Cavalry command. : TROT
5. Doughboys. : AEF
6. Clutches. : GRASPSAT
7. Fountain items. : SPLITS
8. Dilemma features. : HORNS
9. Dismounted. : ALIT
10. Trio in nursery tale. : PIGS
11. Suffix with do, go, etc. : ETH
12. Appoints as ruler. : SETSOVER
13. Scientist Pauling. : LINUS
14. To a man: Abbr. : UNAN
15. Holy, in India. : SRI
16. Spouse. : HELPMATE
17. Fabric. : MADRAS
18. "In God ___ trust." : ISOUR
19. Seek water, in a way. : DOWSE
20. ___ sanctum. : INNER
26. Parishioners. : LAITY
28. Leaks through. : SEEPS
32. Implement. : HOE
35. Mud volcano. : SALSE
36. Groundwork. : BASE
37. Brummagems. : SHAMS
38. Poem. : EPODE
39. Lure. : COMEON
40. Borders. : RIMS
41. Task. : CHORE
42. Modern rendezvous. : DATES
43. Printer's abbreviation. : ITALS
44. Mixed drink. : SCREWDRIVER
45. Devilfish. : MANTA
46. Put to flight. : CHASE
47. Grasped an idea. : SAWTHELIGHT
48. Girl's name. : ADELE
49. Relatives of knots. : MILES
51. Coiled bundle. : HANK
52. Moving spirit. : SOUL
53. Defeat. : WORST
55. High ___. : JINKS
57. German artist. : DURER
59. Type of truck. : PANEL
60. "O! what ___ was there . . . " : AFALL
61. Practice logrolling. : BIRL
62. Runs swiftly. : HARES
64. African port. : RABAT
65. 7th cen. date. : DCII
66. Counterparts. : MATES
68. Icy crusts. : RIMES
71. Jack ___. : SPRAT
72. Fabric. : CREPE
73. Trepidation. : DREAD
74. Outcry. : ROAR
75. ___ Thursday. : MAUNDY
76. Scottish cognomens. : ALECS
77. Part of a plow. : SOLE
79. Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
80. Mineral. : BERYL
82. Force of an attack. : BRUNT
84. Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
86. Colors. : AQUAS
87. Unisphere site. : FAIR
88. Stratagems. : WILES
90. Naples' neighbor. : SORRENTO
91. Accoutered. : EQUIPPED
92. Spanish coin. : DURO
93. Killers in the bull ring. : MATADORS
95. Cultivate. : RAISE
97. Soup dish. : PUREE
98. Bottler's co-worker. : CAPPER
99. Away, in a phrase. : FRO
100. Eel. : CONGER
101. Précis: Colloq. : RECAP
102. Fill with joy. : ELATE
103. City in W. W. I song. : PAREE
104. Killjoys. : BORES
105. Where Candia is. : CRETE
106. Agree. : GETON
107. Hilltop home. : AERIE
108. Poems. : IDYLS
110. Assembled animals. : HERD
111. Food: Colloq. : EATS
112. College course: Abbr. : ANAT
113. Dry: Sp. : SECO
115. Bushy clump. : TOD
117. Southern univ. : LSU
118. Convened. : MET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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