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SPRINGTIME

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1959

Author: Anthony Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,544
Across Down
1. Dugong. : SEACOW
7. Pales. : STAKES
13. Author of "The Cloud." : SHELLEY
20. André Marie ___. : AMPERE
21. Typesetter's lapses. : ERRATA
22. Style: Fr. : MANIERE
23. Phenomenon of March 21. : VERNALEQUINOX
25. Some Americans. : INDIANS
26. Hip bones. : ILIA
27. Inhuman. : CRUEL
28. Feeds or runs together. : HERDS
30. A gender: Abbr. : FEM
31. Popeye's Olive ___. : OYL
32. Dogs: Fr. : CHIENS
33. Opera. : WORKS
34. Schiaparelli. : ELSA
35. Assign (to). : REFER
37. Chemical ending. : ENE
38. Seasonal theatre sites. : BARNS
39. City of central Italy. : GAETA
40. Sheep genus. : OVIS
42. Former ruler. : TSARINA
44. Drum. : TOMTOM
45. Steeds. : MOUNTS
47. Openings. : SLITS
48. One and only. : SOLE
49. Cynosure of many eyes on April 9. : BALLGAME
51. Town in Holland. : EDE
52. Receiving devices. : HEADSETS
56. Glossy: Fr. : LISSE
57. ___ time (formerly). : ATONE
59. Namesakes of Egyptian king. : FUADS
60. Demand. : ASK
61. Ye ___ Gifte Shoppe. : OLDE
62. They grow in the spring. : CROCUSBULBS
64. New Testament name for Hosea. : OSEE
65. Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
66. City on the Ganges. : PATNA
67. Blackbird: Poet. : MERLE
68. Diva Lehmann. : LOTTE
69. Lures. : DRYFLIES
71. Sweep. : OAR
72. Most keen. : SEVEREST
74. Work for. : EARN
75. Laundry machine. : DRIER
77. Orwell's work. : SATIRE
78. Woolen cloth, usually red. : STAMIN
81. Teen-age treats. : SUNDAES
83. Thrust. : STAB
84. Fenced. : PALED
85. Massenet opera. : THAIS
86. Dax or Evian. : SPA
88. Slip away. : ELOPE
91. Wading bird. : IBIS
92. Frenchmen. : GAULS
93. Having no axis. : APOLAR
95. Son of Abiel. : NER
96. Chunk: Colloq. : GOB
97. Italian leftist. : NENNI
98. Metal alloy. : MONEL
99. Architectural column. : ANTA
100. Commencement feature. : ORATION
102. Signs of the times. : SPRINGFLOWERS
106. Operatic soprano. : TEBALDI
107. Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
108. Mame. : AUNTIE
109. Pennsylvania statesman. : STASSEN
110. Felt. : SENSED
111. Greeted the villain. : HISSED
1. Redeemer. : SAVIOR
2. Heroine of "The Knight's Tale." : EMELYE
3. Spring date. : APRILFOOLSDAY
4. Dinner in ancient Rome. : CENA
5. Pray: Lat. : ORA
6. Lawyer Joseph N. ___. : WELCH
7. Consecutive. : SEQUENT
8. Reality. : TRUENESS
9. Seed coats. : ARILS
10. Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
11. Military area. : ETO
12. Band instruments. : SAXHORNS
13. Grimaces. : SMIRKS
14. Ship's crew. : HANDS
15. Short pieces of cloth. : ENDS
16. Year in the reign of Claudius I. : LII
17. Folder. : LEAFLET
18. Composer Lecuona. : ERNESTO
19. Response to a queen. : YESMAAM
24. ___ Canal. : ERIE
29. Diva Berger. : ERNA
32. Fawn. : CRINGE
33. Former Chief Justice. : WAITE
34. She sang Aida, Juliet, etc. : EAMES
36. Tear out by the roots. : EVULSE
38. Members of the wedding. : BRIDESMAIDS
39. Yellow colors. : GOLDS
41. Stopping place: Abbr. : STA
43. Jewish prayer at close of service. : ALENU
44. Hoppers. : TOADS
45. Office machine. : MAILER
46. Make more trim. : SMARTEN
48. Members of U. S. N. : SEABEES
49. Flaxen. : BLOND
50. Jackets. : ETONS
52. Calyxes of fruits. : HULLS
53. Seasonal finery. : EASTERBONNETS
54. Rhodesian menace. : TSETSE
55. ___ shooting. : SKEET
58. Tuber. : OCA
59. Stone marten. : FUR
62. Stone pile. : CAIRN
63. Kentucky college. : BEREA
64. Wild sheep of India. : OORIAL
66. Kilting material. : PLAID
68. Sports award. : LETTER
70. Wives, in law. : FEMES
71. Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
73. Navy officers: Abbr. : VAS
75. Twofold distinctions. : DUALISMS
76. Answer. : RESPONSE
78. Taps. : SPIGOTS
79. Small drum. : TABORET
80. Fictitious Oriental hero. : ALIBABA
81. Avoid. : SHUN
82. Dampened in a certain way. : SPONGED
85. Useful acid. : TANNIN
87. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
89. Famous English Egyptologist. : PETRIE
90. Wiped clean. : ERASED
92. Stone containing crystals. : GEODE
93. Wrong. : AMISS
94. Moslem God. : ALLAH
97. Swedish name. : NILS
99. Beards. : AWNS
101. Old musical syllables. : TAS
103. Author of "The Bells." : POE
104. Brook. : RUN
105. French affirmative. : OUI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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