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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1961

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,272
Across Down
1. Child's card game. : GRAB
5. Roundup necessity. : LASSO
10. Center of Lamaism. : LHASA
15. Home of a sort. : IGLU
19. Lloyds' rating. : AONE
20. Biblical region of gold. : OPHIR
21. Roof edges. : EAVES
22. Move in a winding course. : COIL
23. Directional sign. : FINGERPOST
25. Metamorphose. : TRANSSHAPE
27. Army post fixture. : FLAGPOLE
28. Capital of Bermuda. : HAMILTON
30. Smoked salmon. : LOX
31. River into the Garonne. : BAISE
32. Vestments. : COPES
33. Wander. : ROAM
35. Maturing additives. : AGERS
37. Eastern judge. : CADI
38. Calling of Arthur Schlesinger Jr. : HISTORIAN
43. ___ Beach. : PALM
44. Playing field. : DIAMOND
47. Apportion. : DISPENSE
48. Dance. : HULA
49. Attach. : ANNEX
50. Fabulous bird said to have no feet. : APOD
52. Javanese carriage: Var. : SADOO
53. Said of some twins. : IDENTICAL
55. Looked on with favor. : SMILED
57. Reconcile to the loss (of anything). : WEAN
58. Fuchsine. : DYE
59. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
60. Cathedral official. : DEAN
61. Goes ashore. : DEBARKS
63. Hawaiian dish. : POI
64. Body of water near Red Sand Desert. : ARALSEA
67. Short poem. : LAY
68. River of Harvard boat races. : CHARLES
72. Biblical grant. : ANAK
73. Betelgeuse. : STAR
75. Evian, for one. : SPA
78. Solitary. : LONE
79. Trustworthy. : STANCH
81. Space writer, in journalism. : STRINGMAN
83. Fish. : ANGLE
85. Department of France. : OISE
86. Former dictator. : PERON
87. Forfeit. : LOSE
88. Sun parlor. : SOLARIUM
90. Marked with threadlike lines. : STRIATE
92. Greek letter. : IOTA
93. Shielded. : PROTECTED
95. Optimistic. : ROSY
96. Flower like a tidytips. : ASTER
97. Stage designer Raoul Henri ___ duBois. : PENE
98. Typewriter type. : ELITE
100. Subdue totally. : CRUSH
102. German exclamation. : ACH
104. Distant view, in painting. : OFFSCAPE
107. Thorny plant. : WAITABIT
110. Carpenter. : WOODWORKER
112. In adage, it's shut too late. : STABLEDOOR
114. Timber wolf. : LOBO
115. Cut of beef. : ROUND
116. Ribbed fabric. : TWILL
117. White-tailed eagle. : ERNE
118. Type of train: Abbr. : SPEC
119. English poet. : KEATS
120. Flatfishes. : SOLES
121. Hide and ___. : SEEK
1. Fishing accessory. : GAFF
2. Disturb. : ROIL
3. Poem by Edgar Allan Poe. : ANNABELLEE
4. Character in a counting-out rhyme. : BEGGARMAN
5. Monk parrots. : LOROS
6. Delicious, for one. : APPLE
7. Pump. : SHOE
8. Little girl: Colloq. : SIS
9. Canonical. : ORTHODOX
10. "___ call you sweetheart . . . " : LETME
11. Foolish. : HARISH
12. Of grandparents. : AVAL
13. Caused to go. : SENT
14. Classifies. : ASSORTS
15. German pronoun. : ICH
16. Defense man in hockey. : GOALMINDER
17. Early Chinese poet. : LIPO
18. Spiny shrub. : ULEX
24. Finials. : EPIS
26. Nosy ones. : SNOOPS
29. Neat as ___. : APIN
32. Desert journeyer. : CAMEL
34. Space for cellar ventilation. : AREAWAY
35. Plant pest. : APHID
36. Overcolorful. : GAUDY
37. Western nation. : CANADA
39. Baal. : IDOL
40. Agreed (with). : SIDED
41. Soppy. : ASOAK
42. Lights of Broadway. : NEONS
44. Certain food stores. : DAIRIES
45. Early ruler of Peru. : INCA
46. Reversible figured fabric. : DAMASK
51. Wood. : PINE
54. See 89 Down. : TOOL
55. Psalmist's word. : SELAH
56. Light, woolen dress fabric. : DELAINE
60. Rigadoons. : DANCES
62. Place for a husking bee. : BARN
63. Churchman. : PRELATE
65. Also ___. : RANS
66. Off the track. : ASTRAY
68. Fastening. : CLASP
69. Probity. : HONOR
70. One averse to things English. : ANGLOPHOBE
71. Powerful. : STOUT
74. Compete in the Kentucky Futurity. : TROT
75. Kind of firearm. : SMOOTHBORE
76. Dough for pie crust. : PASTE
77. Keep ___ to the ground. : ANEAR
80. Bien ___. : AIME
81. Take possession of: Law. : SEISE
82. Ballet steps. : GLISSADES
84. Heretofore. : ERENOW
86. Formal objections. : PROTESTS
89. Serrated chisel for chopping. : ICEFORK
91. Excursion. : TRIP
94. Proper. : DECENT
96. Paper mulberry of N. Z. : AUTE
99. Enriches. : LARDS
100. Wire rope. : CABLE
101. Rivulets. : RILLS
102. Boring tools. : AWLS
103. Enclosure. : COOP
105. Cleaving tool. : FROE
106. Gull-like bird. : SKUA
107. Lament. : WAIL
108. Glaucus' beloved. : IONE
109. Journey. : TREK
111. One of the Seven Dwarfs. : DOC
113. Deuce. : TWO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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