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FOR THE DISTAFF SIDE

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1967

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,434
Across
1. Crop. : OATS
5. Apparitional phenomena. : UFOS
9. Homopteron. : APHID
14. Delicate. : NICE
18. Student's aid. : TROT
19. New Deal initials. : NIRA
20. Trap. : NOOSE
21. Where the Inn flows. : TYROL
22. Second-stringers. : SCRUBTEAM
24. Steinbeck's Joads. : DUSTBOWLERS
26. Does a plastering job. : CEILS
27. Loci. : SITES
28. Headline name, 1934. : DIONNE
29. Follow. : SUCCEED
32. Like some skirts. : GORED
33. Breton city. : RENNES
34. Photographic prints. : PROOFS
35. Intensity. : ARDOR
36. Pieces of music. : SONGS
37. Hautboys. : OBOES
38. Turns the rascals out. : CLEANSHOUSE
40. Soft plug. : WAD
43. Epsom race, with "the." : OAKS
44. Lot. : FATE
45. Norse name. : ARNE
46. Various. : MANY
47. Compass point. : NNW
48. Inflexible. : IRONHANDED
52. Adventure. : GESTE
53. ___ right mind. : INONES
56. Teetering. : AREEL
57. Take pains. : BOTHER
58. Groceries. : STORES
59. Philippine breadfruits. : RIMAS
60. Place for Thespians. : BOARDS
61. Saw. : BEHELD
62. Suit. : BEFIT
63. Weather report. : COOLER
64. Corner. : ANGLE
65. It's never done. : WOMANSWORK
67. Brazilian tree. : APA
70. Greek hero. : IDAS
71. Evening: It. : SERA
72. Bird: Lat. : AVIS
73. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
74. Musical tones. : LAS
75. Lottery. : SWEEPSTAKES
79. Helices. : COILS
80. Boutiques. : SHOPS
81. Vacancy sign. : TOLET
82. Hymenopteron. : HORNET
83. Assessors. : RATERS
85. Smooths. : SANDS
86. Police weapon. : TEARGAS
87. Four. : TETRAD
88. Oppositionists. : ANTIS
89. Dispatch. : HASTE
90. Searches for. : SCOURSABOUT
92. Finishing a task. : MOPPINGUP
96. Breeches. : PANTS
97. Ruffle groove. : FLUTE
98. See 36 Across. : GLEE
99. Semester. : TERM
100. Goddess of hope. : SPES
101. Hair styles, old style. : TETES
102. Region: Abbr. : TERR
103. French city. : SENS
Down
1. Army school: Abbr. : OTS
2. Trajectory. : ARC
3. Eminence. : TOR
4. Building materials. : STUCCOES
5. Frees. : UNTIES
6. Word with in or out. : FIELD
7. Musical works: Abbr. : ORAS
8. U.S. missile. : SAM
9. Firedog. : ANDIRON
10. Pigeons. : POUTERS
11. Tended the lawn. : HOSED
12. Suffix with left or right. : ISTS
13. Type of bond: Abbr. : DEB
14. Quick-drying items. : NYLONS
15. Pax, in Greece. : IRENE
16. Preserves. : CORNS
17. If not. : ELSE
21. Pain. : TWINGE
23. Complaints: Slang. : BEEFS
25. City on Fyn Island. : ODENSE
27. Pop. : SODA
29. Golf club. : SPOON
30. Citified. : URBAN
31. Do very well: Slang. : COOKWITHGAS
32. Fresh. : GREEN
33. See 36 Across. : ROUND
35. Choristers. : ALTOS
36. City on the St. Lawrence. : SOREL
38. Anxieties. : CARES
39. Underworld. : HADES
40. Art work. : WASHDRAWING
41. Ponies up. : ANTES
42. British poet. : DYER
44. Became clear. : FINED
46. French measure. : METRE
49. Israeli port. : HAIFA
50. ___ arm. : ARMIN
51. Redds up. : NEATS
52. Score. : GOAL
54. See 36 Across. : NOELS
55. Escutcheon feature. : ORLE
57. Makes reservations. : BOOKS
58. ___ boy . . . : SENDA
59. Chart anew. : REMAP
60. Role for London. : BORIS
61. Kettle handle. : BAIL
62. Drills. : BORES
63. Desire. : COVET
65. Bewails. : WEEPS
66. Rouses. : WAKES
68. Part of a spikelet. : PALEA
69. Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
71. Cutlasses. : SWORDS
73. Floods. : TORRENTS
75. Clips. : SHEARS
76. Act. : STATUTE
77. Explosives. : TONITES
78. City officials: Abbr. : ALDS
79. Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
80. Roof timbers. : STRUTS
82. Venus: Poet. : HESPER
83. Summary: Colloq. : RECAP
84. Agreed. : ATONE
85. Schnozzle. : SNOUT
86. Light. : TAPER
87. Recipe term. : TSPS
88. Qualified. : ABLE
89. Bagel feature. : HOLE
91. Sternward. : AFT
92. Executives: Abbr. : MGT
93. Letter. : GEE
94. Samovar. : URN
95. Times of day, for short. : PMS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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