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ADVERBS A LA TOM SWIFT

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1970

Author:
Edward J. O'Brien
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 578 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 36, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,526
Across
1. "Cards?" asked Tom ___ : WISTFULLY
10. Mild oaths : DRATITS
17. ___ Swifties : TOM
20. Buy stocks in hope of a rise : AVERAGEUP
21. "It will fly," said Wilbur ___ : RIGHTEOUSLY
23. Good guys : NICECHAPS
24. Possibilities in a 3-way armature : YPOTENTIALS
25. ___ see : LETME
26. "Times try men's souls," said Tom ___ : PAINLESSLY
28. Wept: Scot. : GRAT
29. Relatives of inches: Abbr. : YDS
30. Assert : SAY
32. Reclined : LAY
33. Man's nickname : LEN
35. Patronal feast : NAMEDAY
37. Agcy. of 40's : OPA
40. Adjusts to : ADAPTS
45. TV's Perry : COMO
48. Mend socks : DARN
49. Messy food: Slang : GLOP
50. ___, error: Baseball trio : RUNHIT
51. Incite : ABET
52. Waste allowance : TRET
53. Cow part : UDDER
55. Girl's name : NIDA
56. Life: Lat. : VITAM
58. Controversial plane, the F-___ : IIIA
60. Of unbelievers : INFIDELIC
63. Macaw : ARA
64. "Instant coffee," said Tom ___ : GROUNDLESSLY
66. Expect: Lat. : SPERO
68. "___ thing," said Midas touchingly : GOLDSMY
70. "Moo," said Elsie ___ : LOWLY
71. "I can't," ___ philosophically : SAIDIMMANUEL
73. ___ Grande : RIO
74. "Here," said Tom ___ : PRESENTLY
75. Fate : DOOM
78. Prisoner ___ : OFWAR
81. Hilly city : ROME
82. Korean city : SEOUL
84. Rel. of a xylophone : VIBE
87. Men of the cloth: Abbr. : TLRS
88. "___," sighed Beatrice infernally : ODANTE
91. Red gem : RUBY
92. Ohio town : ENON
93. Wolf: Prefix : LYCO
94. "Take heart," said ___ coolly : DENTON
95. Onassis : ARI
96. Squirming : WRIGGLY
98. Self : EGO
100. Family man : DAD
101. Stein words : ISA
102. Droop : SAG
105. ___-bitty : ITTY
109. Words in Xmas hymn : OCOMEOCOME
114. Fiji pine : DAKUA
116. Cassius Clay : MUHAMMADALI
118. "It adds up," Tom said ___ : SUMMARILY
120. "Be witty," ___ epigrammatically : SAIDMARTIAL
121. Of voting : ELECTORAL
122. Cricket sides : ONS
123. "Bad music," said Milton ___ : CROSSLY
124. "I sang and danced," said ___ : DANDAILEY
Down
1. "Love," said Don ___ : WANLY
2. Vine-covered : IVIED
3. Relig. units : SECTS
4. Vibrato: Abbr. : TREM
5. ___ challenge (is tested) : FACESA
6. Indian word : UGH
7. Flying time? : LEAPYEAR
8. She-wolf: Lat. : LUPA
9. City in Michigan : YPSILANTI
10. "Martini," said Tom ___ : DRYLY
11. Mature : RIPE
12. Pasts : AGOS
13. Ideas: Abbr. : THTS
14. "___ you it's true" : ITELL
15. Of a decade : TENYEAR
16. Toper : SOT
17. Russ. ruler : TSAR
18. Spanish jar : OLLA
19. Type of fict. : MYST
22. City on Skye : UIG
27. Denial : NAY
31. Constitutional addition: Abbr. : AMDT
34. South Bend campus : NDU
35. Communist boycott of a parley? : NOTAREDSENT
36. Three: Ger. : DREI
37. Aged : OLD
38. Dais : PODIUM
39. ___ for your thoughts : APENNY
41. "John ith," lisped ___ : ANNESWIFTLY
42. "Drop by drop," said ___ : PHILSLOWLY
43. "Neap," said Tom ___ : TIDILY
44. Film actor : STACY
45. Knight: Abbr. : CAV
46. Kimono sash : OBI
47. "I ___," said Simon simply : METAPIEMAN
49. "I've no last name," said Hilda ___ : GUARDEDLY
54. Postal initials : RFD
57. Antoinette : MARIE
59. Eskimo hut : IGLU
61. Indisposed : ILL
62. Rio ___ : DEORO
65. Norse city : OSLO
66. Indian lute : SARODE
67. All: Prefix : OMN
68. S. A. mammal : GALERA
69. "___ mark, get set . . . " : ONYOUR
71. Salmon : SPROD
72. Peaks: Abbr. : MTS
76. Took excessive medicine : OVERDOSED
77. Short skirt : MINI
79. Curved line : ARC
80. Relative of Army Q.M. : RSO
83. Where: Lat. : UBI
85. Golf duffers, so to speak : BOGIEMEN
86. Locomotives: Abbr. : ENGS
89. Digit : TOE
90. Glue: Sp. : ENGOMAR
96. Army woman : WAC
97. The date: Sp. : LADATA
99. ___ mio (dear me) : OCARO
100. Table mat : DOILY
102. Bagpipe sound : SKIRL
103. Large halls : AULAE
104. "The Beggar's Opera," wrote John ___ : GAYLY
105. ___ sorry : IMSO
106. Sir, in Asia : TUAN
107. Pronoun : THIS
108. Synagogue instrument : YAD
110. Defense offices: Abbr. : ODTS
111. But, in Paris : MAIS
112. Israeli airline : ELAL
113. Donkey: Lat. : MULA
115. To the king, in France : AROI
117. Romans' 2,100 : MMC
119. Old farmer's monogram : MCD

Answer summary: 38 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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