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GETTING WITH IT

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1972

Author: Gladys V. Miller
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Gladys V. Miller has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,261
Across Down
1. Soviet agency : TASS
5. Conniptions : FITS
9. Horse for busting : BRONC
14. Popular savants : GURUS
19. Civilian dress : MUFTI
20. Molding : OGEE
21. "___ cock horse . . . " : RIDEA
22. Sneezeweed : ALANT
23. Popular pad : AFRAMEHOME
25. Below, to poets : ADOWN
26. Chaliapin et al. : BASSOS
28. Cheap cigars : STOGIES
29. Teachers' degrees : PDBS
31. Claw : TALON
33. Explosive: Abbr. : TNT
34. Mend : HEAL
35. Mosque features : DOMES
36. Drunkard : TOPER
37. Algonquian : CREE
38. Discover : LEARN
40. Meat cut : BARON
41. U.S. penologist : LAWES
42. Bank name : TRUST
43. Cuckoos : ANIS
44. Of a disciple : LUKAN
45. Farm units : BARNS
46. ___-a-brac : BRIC
47. User of mails: Abbr. : SDR
48. Resembling: Suffix : EAN
49. Suppresses : ELIDES
51. Recipient : GRANTEE
54. Concubines, in Turkey : ODALIKS
57. Cousins of 14 Across : YOGIS
58. Problem pupils : DROPOUTS
59. Popular rhythm : FOLKROCK
61. Cain's land : NOD
62. Large amounts : REAMS
63. Fixed course : RUT
64. From, in Paris : DES
65. Alder: Scot : ARN
67. Begins to like : TAKESTO
69. Advise, old style : REDE
70. Harness pieces : HAMES
73. Norwegian composer : GRIEG
75. Kansas river, with Creek : SAPPA
76. Gives up : CEDES
77. Basque city : IRUN
78. Reneges, new style : COPSOUT
80. ___ generis : SUI
81. Olympic skater Schenk : ARD
82. Hodges : GIL
83. Snack items : PATES
84. Women's thing : LIB
86. Certain escapes : BAILOUTS
90. Mod costume : HOTPANTS
92. Kiel or Welland : CANAL
94. Tense : UPTIGHT
95. "___ be neat . . . " (Jonson) : STILLTO
96. Bible book : HAGGAI
97. Fr. preposition : AUX
98. Man's name : IRA
100. Necklines : VEES
101. Poisons : BANES
102. Smoking material of today : GRASS
105. After I, J, K, L : MNOP
106. Finger painting, often : SMEAR
108. Tree enemy : BORER
109. Certain dogs : CHOWS
110. Korean port : MOKPO
111. Plant : WORT
112. Quartz gems : SARDS
113. Novelist Alan : PATON
114. Parcel's associate : PART
115. Hirt and Kaline : ALS
116. Mass. town : ATHOL
117. Organization: Abbr. : SYST
118. Cassock : SOUTANE
121. River to Oder : NEISSE
123. Certain record : DIARY
126. Modern theatrics : HAPPENINGS
128. Assert : STATE
129. ___ cit. : INLOC
130. Russian police : OGPU
131. Greek jar : ASKOS
132. Austrian area : TYROL
133. Under, to poets : NEATH
134. Fuse : WELD
135. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
1. Clump : TUFT
2. Mod coiffure : AFROHAIRDO
3. Old hands : STAGERS
4. Ape : SIMIAN
5. Cries of disgust : FOHS
6. " . . . but ___ on forever!" : IGO
7. "O ___! O mores!" : TEMPORA
8. Initial funds : SEEDMONEY
9. Generals, etc. : BRASS
10. Free of : RID
11. Early French king : ODO
12. Columbia and Reston, e.g. : NEWTOWNS
13. Appetizers : CANAPES
14. Eva of films : GABOR
15. ___ Bator : ULAN
16. Headland : RAS
17. Loose, in today's world : UNSTRUCTURED
18. Sticks' colleagues : STONES
19. Gender: Abbr. : MAS
24. Lamprey : EEL
27. Printer's mark : STET
30. Franklin : BEN
32. French article : LES
35. N. or S. state : DAK
36. Vetches : TARES
37. Fiber: It. : CRINO
38. Vegas or Palmas : LAS
39. ___ the line (last stop) : ENDOF
40. Swindle : BUNKO
41. Airs of gentility : LADIDAS
42. Skeet devices : TRAPS
44. Hideouts : LAIRS
45. Intolerant one : BIGOT
46. Headache dose : BROMO
48. Sommer and namesakes : ELKES
50. Chaney : LON
51. Persona non ___ : GRATA
52. Music work : ETUDE
53. Western park : ESTES
55. Famous John : ALDEN
56. Heraldic bends : SCARPES
58. French sculptor : DESPIAU
60. Mr. Kringle : KRISS
62. Nixon or Agnew: Abbr. : REPUB
66. Recent: Prefix : NEO
68. Neighbor of Neb. : KAS
69. Spaded again : REDUG
70. Stock listings : HIGHS
71. Running wild : ARIOT
72. Big campus, today : MULTIVERSITY
73. Reached : GOTTO
74. Actor Clu ___ : GULAGER
76. ___ de Guerre : CROIX
78. Jargons : CANTS
79. Bell sounds : TINGS
81. Oklahoma city : ALTUS
83. More faint : PALER
85. Meadow sound : BAA
87. Card-game remark : IPASS
88. Places for modern Platos : THINKTANKS
89. Barber's utensil : STROP
91. Fold : PLEAT
92. Brake plants : CANES
93. Rock-festival background : LIGHTSHOW
96. Certain foreign policy : HARDLINE
99. Mil. address : APO
101. Russian composer : BORODIN
103. Origin : ROOTAGE
104. Plant beard : AWN
105. Tenon's partner : MORTISE
106. Kind of dive : SWAN
107. Bother : MOLEST
108. Cry of contempt : BAH
109. Islet : CAY
110. Kea and Loa : MAUNAS
112. Trinidad band material : STEEL
113. ___ out (lose one's nerve) : PSYCH
114. U.S. writer : POE
116. Regarding : ASTO
118. Potato : SPUD
119. Dinh Diem et al. : NGOS
120. Feminine suffix : ESS
122. Medit. island: Abbr. : SAR
124. Carte or mode : ALA
125. Nonsense! : ROT
127. Verbal adjective: Abbr. : PPL

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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