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WORDS IN ECHELON

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1956

Author:
Marjorie Connelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,441
Across
1. Hemmed. : SEWED
6. Son of Odin. : THOR
10. Coast Guard member. : SPAR
14. Dim images. : SHADOWS
21. Speechify. : ORATE
22. Charter. : HIRE
23. Fruit. : LIME
24. Large vase: Fr. : POTICHE
25. Gliders. : MOTORLESSPLANES
28. Controversial. : ERISTIC
29. Common suffix. : ESE
30. Noted cartoonist. : NAST
31. Evasive treatment: Slang. : RUNAROUND
33. Outlay. : COST
34. More pay. : RAISE
36. Recent visitor to Moscow. : PORGY
37. Bound by. : UNDER
39. Achilles and others: Abbr. : GKS
40. Box elders. : MAPLES
42. Shackles: Arch. : GYVES
43. ___ bien. : TRES
44. Exist. : ARE
46. More efficient. : ABLER
47. French city. : ARLES
48. Ten: Prefix. : DECA
49. Davits. : CRANES
52. Wheedle. : COAX
53. Trail of an animal. : SPOOR
54. Sublease. : RELET
55. Entertain. : REGALE
56. Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
57. Hamlet. : TOWN
58. Same: Fr. : MEME
59. Southwest wind. : AFER
61. Flowed. : RAN
62. Comes on stage again. : REENTERS
64. Airship. : DIRIGIBLE
66. Rosebush fruits. : HIPS
67. Prohibition. : DONT
68. ___-dos, back to back. : DOSA
69. ___-poly. : ROLY
70. Importune. : TEASE
71. Namesakes of Scott heroine. : ELLENS
74. Supine. : PROSTRATE
76. Christopher Robin’s family. : MILNES
77. Builds. : REARS
78. Earth. : CLOD
79. “___ Camera.” : IAMA
80. Where the Riviera is. : MIDI
81. Singer Merriman and others. : NANS
82. Navy Dumbos. : SEAPLANES
84. Chosen. : SELECTED
88. Finis. : END
89. Unhurried. : EASY
90. Protein food. : EGGS
91. New head of Marine Corps. : PATE
92. O’Neill’s daughter. : OONA
93. Bites. : STINGS
95. Infants. : BABES
97. Quadrupeds. : MULES
98. Choice object. : PLUM
99. Certain pigments. : TONERS
100. Responsibility. : ONUS
101. Something beyond help. : GONER
102. Forbidding. : STERN
103. Ox driver’s command. : GEE
104. Senate and House: Abbr. : CONG
105. Carols. : SONGS
106. Cubic meters. : STERES
107. Pershing’s command. : AEF
109. Comb. form for a country. : TURKO
111. Baskets. : CAGES
112. Winner of National Book Award. : OHARA
113. Night crawlers. : BAIT
115. William Bridgeman, for example. : TESTPILOT
117. German number. : DREI
118. Union for drivers. : TWU
121. Repeat. : ITERATE
123. Forrestal or Yorktown. : AIRPLANECARRIER
126. Thinned down. : DILUTED
127. Mexican Indian. : TECA
128. Harum-scarum. : RASH
129. School: Fr. : ECOLE
130. Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
131. Times. : ERAS
132. Wild oxen. : YAKS
133. Very good: Slang. : DANDY
Down
1. About. : SOME
2. Antony’s Friend. : EROS
3. Airship. : WATERPLANE
4. D. D. E.’s former domain. : ETO
5. Le ___ cri. : DERNIER
6. Things mentioned. : THESE
7. School subject: Abbr. : HIST
8. Conjunctions. : ORS
9. Chider. : REPROVER
10. Uses jive talk. : SLANGS
11. French statesman. : PINAY
12. Western World: Abbr. : AMER
13. Expedient. : RESOURCE
14. Uses up. : SPENDS
15. Pack. : HORDE
16. N. Z. tribe. : ATI
17. Type of jockey. : DISC
18. Robert Frost, for example. : OCTOGENARIAN
19. Small broom. : WHISK
20. Denominations. : SECTS
26. Annie Laurie. : LASS
27. Entices. : LURES
32. Descriptive of badly cooked food. : UNEATABLE
35. Eight Popes. : ALEXANDERS
36. Marker in an air race. : PYLON
38. More unusual. : RARER
40. Staff bearer. : MACER
41. Home. : ABODE
42. Waxes. : GROWS
43. Certain messages. : TELEGRAMS
45. “Tiger ___.” : RAG
47. To the left: Naut. : APORT
48. Half: Prefix. : DEMI
49. Indian. : CREE
50. Slip by. : ELAPSE
51. Realizes. : SENSES
53. British guns. : STENS
54. Second estimates. : RERATINGS
58. ___ America. : MISS
60. Aviate. : FLY
63. “Sixteen ___.” : TONS
64. Small “drone” plane. : DOODLEBUG
65. Jot. : IOTA
66. Airship. : HELICOPTER
68. Air pocket phenomenon. : DROP
70. Stream. : TIDE
71. McFarland of Arizona. : ERNEST
72. Shed. : LEANTO
73. Relative of an airstrip. : LANDINGFIELD
74. Copies of dramas. : PLAYBOOKS
75. Rachel’s namesakes. : RAES
76. Distances traveled. : MILES
78. These: French. : CES
80. 39.37 inches. : METER
82. Fresh talk. : SASS
83. “Rock of ___.” : AGES
84. Auctions. : SALES
85. Religious freedom. : TOLERATION
86. Have effect. : ENURE
87. Casts to perdition. : DAMNS
89. Plumed heron. : EGRET
91. Sleighs. : PUNGS
94. Born: Fr. : NEE
96. Furnish with notes. : ANNOTATE
97. Of the coinage. : MONETARY
101. Russian writer. : GOGOL
102. Having steps. : STAIRED
104. Confessions of faith. : CREEDS
105. Free-swimming tunicates. : SALPAS
106. Butter-yielding tree. : SHEA
107. Put up with. : ABIDE
108. Dine at home. : EATIN
110. Speak. : UTTER
111. About. : CIRCA
112. Musical groups: Abbr. : ORCHS
114. Correct. : TRUE
116. Buttress. : PIER
117. Rolltop. : DESK
119. Unite, as metal. : WELD
120. Atomic scientist. : UREY
122. One ___ time. : ATA
124. National air group: Abbr. : NAA
125. Sarnoff’s outfit: Abbr. : RCA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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