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MISCELLANEA

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1960

Author:
Mary D. Weisser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,908
Across
1. Oslo ___. : FJORD
6. Of a clan. : TRIBAL
12. Italian condiment. : TAMARA
18. Icarus, for example. : SOARER
19. Author of "Phèdre." : RACINE
20. French playwright. : ANOUILH
22. Shakespearean tragedy. : TIMONOFATHENS
24. Its port is Mombasa. : NAIROBI
25. Tad's father. : ABE
26. Factotum. : DOALL
27. Goneril's sister. : REGAN
29. Old Scratch. : SATAN
30. Otherwise. : ELSE
32. Full: Fr. : PLEIN
34. Parthenope, for one. : SIREN
36. Buzz. : SING
37. ___ pray. : LETUS
39. Ulyanov. : LENIN
41. Showed again, as a movie. : RERAN
43. Never: Ger. : NIE
44. Dish of fried food: Span. : FRITO
46. Does a plastering job. : CEILS
48. Ballroom dances. : CONGAS
50. Light, four-wheeled carriage. : PHAETON
52. Piles, as of hay. : COCKS
53. Grape juice, in pharmacy. : SAPA
54. Hurdled (a fence), on horseback. : LARKED
55. Noted French naturalist. : FABRE
56. Boxer: Slang. : SCRAPPER
60. Tapestry. : ARRAS
61. Portuguese port near Hong Kong. : MACAO
62. Pledge. : SWEAR
63. One: Span. : UNO
64. St. Pierre or Miquelon, for instance. : ILE
65. Topic for the summit. : DISARMAMENT
67. Peers: Abbr. : LDS
68. Andrea ___ Sarto. : DEL
69. Hundred: Ital. : CENTO
70. Get ___ of (listen to): Slang. : ALOAD
71. One of Caesar's names. : CAIUS
73. Study course outline. : SYLLABUS
75. Bar of metal. : INGOT
76. Against. : CONTRA
77. Baking pits, in Hawaii. : IMUS
78. Silent, in music. : TACET
79. Inhabitant. : DENIZEN
80. Boats. : DORIES
83. Collier. : MINER
84. Coalesce. : UNITE
85. Otto I's empire: Abbr. : HRE
86. Turkic conqueror, 1239–1326. : OSMAN
88. Ogre: Ger. : RIESE
91. Drays. : CARTS
94. Seaweed. : ALGA
96. City of historic conference. : YALTA
98. Sufficiently. : AMPLY
100. Point of land. : SPIT
101. Harvests. : REAPS
103. Name. : STYLE
105. Fisherman. : EELER
107. Type of post office: Abbr. : RPO
108. Glass tube for blowpipe tests. : MATRASS
110. Type of international relations. : POWERPOLITICS
113. Leeward island. : ANTIGUA
114. Capacity of acting. : ENERGY
115. Public squares. : PLAZAS
116. Drawing rooms. : SALONS
117. Fabrics. : SERGES
118. Weather phenomenon. : SLEET
Down
1. A weak point. : FOIBLE
2. Author of American trilogy. : JAMESTFARRELL
3. Gold: Span. : ORO
4. Pull apart. : REND
5. Languish. : DROOP
6. Couny Kerry seaport. : TRALEE
7. Light, tarred rope. : RATLIN
8. German pronoun. : ICH
9. Coffin frame. : BIER
10. Two of Henry VIII's wives. : ANNES
11. Cole Porter film musical. : LESGIRLS
12. Sixpence: Slang. : TANNER
13. Up: Prefix. : ANA
14. Month: Fr. : MOIS
15. Emanations. : AURAS
16. Disturbing the peace. : RIOTING
17. Where Valona is. : ALBANIA
18. Madame de ___. : STAEL
21. Door parts. : HINGES
23. Be the duty of. : FALLON
28. Olympian god. : ARES
31. Archimedes' exclamation. : EUREKA
33. Bay of Bengal island group. : NICOBAR
35. The color geranium lake : NACARAT
38. Locations. : SITES
40. Wizard. : NECROMANCER
42. Without face value. : NOPAR
45. Clump of ivy. : TOD
47. Dwight. : IKE
49. Pile. : NAP
50. Tartans. : PLAIDS
51. Famed London street. : HARLEY
52. Source of chocolate. : CACAO
53. Lift of a wave: Naut. : SCEND
55. Lenten disciplines. : FASTS
56. One of Churchill's quartet. : SWEAT
57. Award originated in 1917. : PULITZERPRIZE
58. Continue. : ENDURE
59. Point in Donegal, Ireland. : ROSSAN
61. Deprived of: Colloq. : MINUS
62. Hawley's colleague. : SMOOT
65. "La Mer" composer. : DEBUSSY
66. Country in the headlines. : ALGERIA
69. Opposite of itaglio. : CAMEO
71. Shaped like 52 Across. : CONIC
72. Loos and others. : ANITAS
74. Year of Trajan's birth. : LII
75. Gaelic name. : IAN
76. Period of time: Abbr. : CEN
78. Photos of a sort. : TINTYPES
79. Code of single combat. : DUELLO
80. Virtue in Buddhism. : DHARMA
81. City on the Loire. : ORLEANS
82. Boat race. : REGATTA
83. Ale. : MALT
87. "___ in de cold, cold ground." : MASSAS
89. Come forth. : EMERGE
90. Signature of 17th cen. writer. : SPEPYS
92. Boys' game. : TIPCAT
93. Glaciated side of a hill. : STOSS
95. First word of "The Waste Land." : APRIL
97. Matchless. : ALONE
99. Barks. : YELPS
102. Pudding starch. : SAGO
104. Pitcher. : EWER
106. Stream. : RILL
109. Symbol of splendor. : SUN
111. Unit of energy. : ERG
112. Scot's verb. : TAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 21 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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