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P'S AND Q'S DEPARTMENT

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1962

Author: Mary Grow
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,636
Across Down
1. City on the Ganges. : PATNA
6. A kind of bread. : SPOON
11. One of Nimrod's cities. : ACCAD
16. Reflector. : MIRROR
17. N. Z. pine. : KAURI
18. Sugar paste. : NOUGAT
20. Glass-like substance with low viscosity. : LIQUIDCRYSTAL
22. Foster father of Bacchus. : SILENUS
24. Bird. : EMU
25. Obligated. : BEHOLDEN
26. Slope. : CANT
27. Argentine Indian. : IPA
28. Ham's father. : NOAH
30. More risque. : SEXIER
31. Siamese. : CATS
32. Noble. : PEER
33. Non est. : ISNOT
35. Sound track adjustment, for short. : SYNC
36. Trick. : JAPE
37. De ___, Spanish composer. : FALLA
38. Mineral in salt lakes. : NATRON
40. Food fish. : SEABASS
42. Self. : PERSON
43. Snow traveler. : SLED
45. Urban evils. : SLUMS
46. In faro, the turned-up card. : SODA
47. He (or she) painted it: Lat. Abbr. : PXT
50. On the deep. : ASEA
52. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
53. Dürer specialty. : WOODCUT
57. Element. : LEAD
59. River of 82 Across. : TIGRIS
61. 18th century dance. : QUADRILLE
63. Monastery head. : ABBOT
65. Journalist Jacob. : RIIS
66. Of this or that kind. : SUCH
67. Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
68. Kind of labor contract, now illegal. : YELLOWDOG
70. Facial feature. : EYELID
72. Ancestors of 24 Across. : MOAS
73. Symbol of sovereignty. : SCEPTER
74. Tiller. : HELM
76. Beneath decks. : ALOW
78. Born. : NEE
79. Relative of the cod. : HAKE
80. Where Ybor City is. : TAMPA
82. Moslem land. : IRAQ
84. Milky Way constellation. : AQUILA
87. Vestment. : CASSOCK
89. Preens. : PLUMES
93. East Indian fiber plants. : SUNNS
94. Prize-awarding group. : JURY
95. Native ___. : SONS
97. Australian tree-dweller. : KOALA
98. Vanes of feathers. : WEBS
99. Hair-do, for short. : PERM
100. Procurator of Judea. : PILATE
102. Allowance for spoilage. : TRET
103. Containing nitrogen. : AZO
104. British general, hero of Malta. : GORT
105. Theatre notice. : PLAYBILL
107. College league. : IVY
108. Distasteful. : NOXIOUS
110. Supply officer. : QUARTERMASTER
112. No one: Lat. : NEMINE
113. Instant. : TRICE
114. Native of Po Valley city. : PAVIAN
115. First-rate. : DANDY
116. Court procedures. : OATHS
117. Knitting obstacle. : SNARL
1. Flavorsome. : PIQUANT
2. Arafura Sea island group. : ARU
3. Type of river: Abbr. : TRIB
4. Stem joints, in botany. : NODES
5. Monuments. : ARCHES
6. Urban sights. : SKYLINES
7. Dover Strait. : PASDECALAIS
8. ___ space. : OUTER
9. Algerian bay. : ORAN
10. Nothing. : NIL
11. Having a handle. : ANSATE
12. Mints. : COINS
13. Group of followers. : CULT
14. One of the seven. : AGE
15. Wilson's Navy Secretary. : DANIELS
16. Cannes festival flower. : MIMOSA
19. Gum tree. : TUPELO
20. Red Square name. : LENIN
21. Former landmark in N. Y. C. : ROXYS
23. A plastic. : SARAN
26. Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
29. ___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
31. Native chief in Haiti: Var. : CASSIQUE
32. Model. : PARADIGM
34. Weight unit of India. : TOLA
36. Doorpost. : JAMB
37. Sardou play. : FEDORA
39. ___-ce pas? : NEST
41. The dear old Dodgers. : BUMS
42. 36 lbs. plus in Russia. : POOD
44. She of the Sorrows. : DEIRDRE
46. Bantu language. : SWAHILI
47. "Rhinoceros" and others. : PLAYS
48. Corsair's ship. : XEBEC
49. Mountain in California. : TABLE
51. Exchange premium. : AGIO
54. Athenian statesman. : CLEON
55. Bones. : ULNAE
56. Beg. : TEASE
58. Intelligent sea mammals. : DOLPHINS
60. An invaluable assistant. : RIGHTARM
62. Rose Bowl team. : UCLA
64. Sums. : TOTALS
66. Toastmaster. : SYMPOSIARCH
69. N. Z. bird. : WEKA
70. Trees. : ELMS
71. Village. : DORP
75. Smooth. : EASY
77. Ambulatory. : WALK
81. Altar boys. : ACOLYTES
83. Saying: Abbr. : QUOT
84. Nile dam. : ASWAN
85. Philippine President. : QUEZON
86. Designating a certain package. : UNBOXED
87. Short. : CURT
88. Boy: Ger. : KNABE
90. Of a husband. : MARITAL
91. Cricket team. : ELEVEN
92. 22 Across, for one. : SATYR
94. Channel island. : JERSEY
96. Family. : STIRPS
99. Monetary unit. : POUND
100. Braid. : PLAIT
101. Famous violinist. : ELMAN
104. Enter. : GOIN
105. Aqua ___. : PURA
106. Hot rock. : LAVA
109. Miss Dodo. : IMA
110. Book: Abbr. : QTO
111. Knight. : SIR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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