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FANCIFUL TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1971

Author: Edward J. O'Brien
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,876
Across Down
1. Kennedy wear : CAPE
5. Prepaid: Abbr. : CBD
8. Alphonse's pal : GASTON
14. Silent sister : GISH
18. Fraud : HOAX
19. Hawaiian island : MAUI
20. Arbiter : UMPIRE
21. Preposition : INTO
22. B'way hero : ABIE
23. Liberal or fine : ARTS
24. Part of Rushmore : MOUNTAINEAR
26. Southern facade : WARMFRONT
28. Whole : SUM
29. Scottish alder : ARN
30. Rolling or bowling : PIN
31. Mass. rhythm : PLYMOUTHROCK
34. Goals: Abbr. : DSTNS
36. Hunt cries : HALLOS
39. Tom, Dick and Harry : TRIO
40. Principle : TENET
42. Possess: Fr. : AVOIR
43. A natural for Telegraph Hill : CABLECAR
46. Inferior imitator : EPIGON
50. And not: Lat. : NEC
51. Cousins of 4 F's : IAS
53. B. & O., etc. : RRS
54. ___ one side (swerve) : VEERTO
55. Houston's Astrodome : GRANDBALLROOM
61. Pascal work : PENSEES
62. Misty : BLEAR
63. Year Richard I died : MCIC
64. Difficult, to a cockney : ARD
65. Ibsen figure : ASE
66. D. C. summers, to some : CAPITALPUNISHMENT
72. Sgt. : NCO
74. Annex : ADD
75. Alley : LANE
76. Organic compounds : ENOLS
78. Tea varieties : OOLONGS
80. Scales Grand Canyon : WHIPSTHECRACK
84. Invest with : CLOTHE
85. Haut or low : BOY
86. Shoshonean : UTE
87. Melanesian : KAI
88. Formidable one : TARTAR
89. Excavation in Chicago : LOOPHOLE
94. Yesterdays: Fr. : HIERS
96. Result : ENSUE
98. Sole : LONE
99. Animal awards : PATSYS
100. Got wind of : HEARD
103. Autumns in part of N.Y. : NIAGARAFALLS
107. Harvest goddess : OPS
108. Lyric poem : LAI
110. Mr. Fawkes : GUY
111. Relative of iron duke : STEELPIER
115. Dusky divestiture : SUNSETSTRIP
118. Number of nights : IOOI
119. Look of St. Louis gateway : ARCH
120. Cupid : EROS
121. No place ___ : TOHIDE
122. Explosive inventor : DUNN
123. Handicap or stake : RACE
124. Tartan pattern : SETT
125. Keep ___ mind : ANOPEN
126. Diminutive suffixes : ETS
127. Honduran port : TELA
1. Plug of tobacco : CHAW
2. New Hebrides island : AOBA
3. Match : PAIR
4. Part of e.g. : EXEMPLI
5. Glance off : CAROM
6. "___ penny for tribute" : BUTNOTA
7. Roil : DISTURB
8. Dick : GUMSHOE
9. Affaire de coeur : AMOUR
10. Foam up: Lat. : SPUMO
11. Can : TIN
12. Give ___ a few : ORTAKE
13. Closely akin : NEAR
14. Card game : GIN
15. Bumbling : INEPT
16. Discolor : STAIN
17. Brasses : HORNS
19. Martin and Benny : MARYS
25. Phila. divorce court : INDEPENDENCEHALL
27. Miami touch : FLORIDAPANHANDLE
32. Sesame : TIL
33. Hubs: Abbr. : CTRS
35. Unkempt abodes : STIES
36. Word with over and out : HANG
37. Conjugate ___ : AVERB
38. Painted Desert quality : LOCALCOLOR
41. "We may ___ again" : NEVERMEET
43. Davis's union: Abbr. : CSA
44. ___-Magnon : CRO
45. Branch : ARM
47. Arthur and Veronica, to admirers : GREATLAKES
48. Natives: Suffix : OTES
49. Plane part : NOSE
52. Workers on a digest : ABRIDGERS
56. Educ. group : NEA
57. Initials of Amy's creator : LMA
58. Type of train: Abbr. : LCL
59. Kind of tide : RIP
60. Eyes: Lat. : OCULI
61. Cry of disdain : PAH
67. Aims of a Q B : TDS
68. Pile : NAP
69. Units of length: Abbr. : INS
70. Bridge loss : SET
71. Eur. land : NOR
72. Night: Prefix : NOCT
73. African tree : COLA
77. Timid : SCARY
79. Paravane : OTTER
80. Court : WOO
81. Swine: Prefix : HYO
82. Outcry : HUE
83. Collide gently : KISS
85. Lead: Ger. : BLEI
90. Nursery item : PLAYPEN
91. Prone: Abbr. : HOR
92. Showing favoritism : ONASIDE
93. Omitted : LEFTOUT
95. Has ___ (fits in) : ITSPART
97. Harmony : UNISON
99. ___-air (daylight) : PLEIN
100. Tubes : HOSES
101. Tracing pattern : EPURE
102. Like ___ (probably) : ASNOT
104. Get ___ on yourself : AGRIP
105. Cicerone : GUIDE
106. Kalpas : AEONS
109. "___ boy!" : ATTA
112. Dies ___ : IRAE
113. Clerical: Abbr. : ECCL
114. Zeus's mother : RHEA
116. Concorde, for one : SST
117. Even if, for short : THO

Answer summary: 22 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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