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RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,537
Across
1. Tropical fruits. : MANGOS
7. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
11. Trifle. : FICO
15. Alaskan island. : ATTU
19. Result. : COMEOUT
20. Day book. : LIFEWITHFATHER
23. Virtuosity. : ARTISTRY
24. Turgenev novel. : FATHERSANDSONS
25. Pooh! : BAH
26. Shinto temple. : SHA
27. Transgresses. : ERRS
28. Sense. : REASON
29. Depot: Abbr. : STA
30. German brew. : BIER
32. The "fire-preventin' bear." : SMOKEY
34. Gray soldier. : REB
35. Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
37. Be at one. : AGREE
39. Crossed out: Colloq. : EXED
40. Italian seaport. : GENOA
42. Après printemps. : ETE
43. Made into a mirror. : SILVERED
45. Texas steed. : MUSTANG
47. Wound up. : ENDED
51. Grain beard. : AWN
52. Colleen's name. : ERIN
53. Feeler: Zool. : PALP
54. Bluejackets. : TARS
56. Famous Gardner. : ERLE
57. Proposal. : BID
58. Realm: Comb. form. : RIC
59. Plant of lily family. : GARLIC
61. Posed. : SATSTILL
63. "But yet the pity ___, Iago!" : OFIT
65. Side arms. : SABERS
67. Tragacanth. : GUM
69. Today. : NOW
70. Born: Fr. : NEE
71. Boy friends. : BEAUS
73. Nocturnal time in Paris. : NUIT
74. Part of a Hemingway title. : THEOLDMANAND
77. Responds. : REACTS
79. Greek letter. : CHI
80. Vilipend. : DEFAME
81. Glenway Westcott book (with "The"). : GRANDMOTHERS
85. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
86. Siouan Indians. : IOWAS
90. Money on the Ginza. : YEN
91. Ratite. : EMU
92. Relative of bitter. : ALE
93. A wife of Adam. : LILITH
95. Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
96. Gruenther's concern. : REDCROSS
99. Fruits. : MELONS
101. Actor March. : HAL
103. Explosive. : TNT
104. Bouquet. : ODOR
105. Norse name. : NILS
107. Propound : POSE
108. Decorate. : REDO
109. Greek letter. : ETA
110. Sugar solution. : SYRUP
112. Book of the Bible. : NUMBERS
114. Seppuku, in Japan. : HARAKIRI
116. ___ Moines. : DES
118. Cozzens' "___ of Honor." : GUARD
119. Names. : DUBS
120. Retired. : INBED
122. Metric measures. : STERES
125. School marks: Abbr. : GRS
126. Surcoats. : TUNICS
128. Reputation. : NAME
129. Motorist's group: Abbr. : AAA
130. Let go of. : UNHAND
132. Regimen. : DIET
133. Teen-age word. : HEP
135. Interdiction. : BAN
136. Ruth McKenney's famous book. : MYSISTEREILEEN
139. Naval. : MARITIME
141. Novel based on life of Josiah Henson. : UNCLETOMSCABIN
142. Tannenbaum. : FIRTREE
143. Chess piece. : ROOK
144. Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
145. Heating vessel. : ETNA
146. Complimentary. : GRATIS
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1. Katherine Mayo title. : MOTHERINDIA
2. Bon ___. : AMI
3. Degree: Suffix. : NESS
4. Barbarians. : GOTHS
5. Tom Taylor comedy. : OURAMERICANCOUSIN
6. Swinery. : STY
7. Brother of Ethelred. : ALFRED
8. Book for memorabilia. : DIARY
9. Tritons. : EFTS
10. Bible book: Abbr. : NEH
11. Harbor vessel. : FIREBOAT
12. "___ boy!" : ITSA
13. Man on a $10,000 bill. : CHASE
14. Distinctive. : OFNOTE
15. Cockney headgear. : ATS
16. Things mentioned. : THOSE
17. Encampment. : TENTS
18. Constellatory bear. : URSA
19. George Kelly's prize play. : CRAIGSWIFE
21. Negative verbal form. : WERENT
22. Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
23. Hebrew title. : ABBA
27. Pieced (out). : EKED
31. Bro., for one. : REL
33. Bovines. : OXEN
34. Italian composer. : RESPIGHI
36. Cousin of the civet. : GENET
38. In any case. : EVER
40. Relative of the tern. : GULL
41. Duck genus. : ANAS
44. Sister of Ares. : ERIS
45. Father of Romulus. : MARS
46. Hawthorne book for children. : GRANDFATHERSCHAIR
48. River in Yugoslavia. : DRINA
49. Douglas' daughter. : ELLEN
50. Removed, in printing. : DELED
51. Nodding. : ABOB
53. Segment. : PART
55. Leaf aperture. : STOMA
59. Relative of a nautch. : GEISHA
60. Tapering rod. : CUE
62. Hindu title. : SWAMI
64. Divert. : TURN
66. Target. : BUTT
68. Paradigms. : MODELS
72. Passover festival. : SEDER
74. Noun suffixes. : THS
75. Son of Jacob. : LEVI
76. Modernists : NEOS
78. Consort of Mut. : AMMON
79. Ivies. : CREEPERS
81. Spinning wheels, for short. : GYROS
82. Long and slender. : REEDY
83. Words in a contract. : ANDOR
84. Deciduous tree. : ELM
85. The number of the Muses. : NINE
87. Fantasy of 1863. : WATERBABIES
88. Best seller of 1955. : AUNTIEMAME
89. Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
93. Waste. : LOSS
94. "Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
97. Uncouth. : CRUDE
98. Gastropod. : SLUG
100. "___ Ullin's Daughter." : LORD
102. Father of Hel. : LOKI
106. Complacency. : SMUGNESS
108. Noted physicist. : RABI
111. Read. : PERUSE
113. Like a poet. : BARDIC
114. English poet. : HUNT
115. Halfway house. : INN
117. ___ Coventry (ostracized). : SENTTO
119. Chaperon. : DUENNA
121. Sand hill: Brit. : DENE
122. Refuse. : SAYNO
123. Potter's clay. : TASCO
124. Hades. : SHEOL
126. Kind of sale. : TIEIN
127. Sawlike part. : SERRA
129. Asian river. : AMUR
131. First word of "Aeneid." : ARMA
132. Sin: Theol. : DEBT
134. "The Great Commoner." : PITT
137. Kind. : ILK
138. Port in New Guinea. : LAE
139. Business abbreviation. : MFG
140. Three: Prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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