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VARIETY PACKAGE

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1969

Author:
Peter E. Price
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.73, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 718 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,183
Across
1. Children's game : POSTOFFICE
11. Priest's vestment : ALB
14. "Pease porridge ___ . . . " : INAPOT
20. Circumspect monkey : HEARNOEVIL
21. Aces : HOLESINONE
23. Washrooms of a sort: Var. : LAUNDERMATS
24. Anybody's guess : TOUCHANDGO
25. Dutch pottery : DELFT
26. Shelley's elegy for Keats : ADONAIS
28. Wire: Abbr. : TEL
29. Mustard, laughing, etc. : GASES
30. Tartu's river : EMA
31. High: Music : ALT
33. Word for bad liquor : ROTGUT
35. ___ bad example : SETA
37. Henry and Jane : FONDAS
39. "Mona Lisa," et al. : DAVINCIS
41. Capital of Spain under Moors : CORDOBA
46. Certain starlets : INGENUES
48. ___ and ahed : OOHED
49. Mobile home : TRAILER
50. Song of French Revolution : CAIRA
51. Make a move : ACTON
54. Red Sea land : ARABIA
56. Wroclaw's river : ODRA
57. Champion filly, 1957–8 : IDUN
58. Calliope et al. : MUSES
59. Indian tourist attraction : SNAKECHARMER
61. Pro ___ : TEM
62. Repair : FIX
63. ___ Douglas, novelist : LLOYDC
65. Rebel : RISE
66. ___ standstill : ATA
67. Chaney : LON
68. Scared out ___ : OFOURSKINS
70. Kind of poet : ODIST
72. Chinese river : YANGTZE
74. Teutonic god : TIU
75. Tried : SAMPLED
77. Famed New York boss : TWEED
79. Smallest state capital : CARSONCITY
82. Before Sept. : AUG
83. Western group: Abbr. : OAS
84. Alias the Cowardly Lion : LAHR
86. Lap robe : AFGHAN
87. Railroad network: Abbr. : SYS
88. Gullet : MAW
91. Society founded in 1776 : PHIBETAKAPPA
94. Ness and others : LOCHS
96. Honeycombs: Lat. : FAVI
97. Type size : PICA
98. Cafe : BISTRO
99. It ___ much to ask : ISTOO
100. W. H. ___, poet : AUDEN
101. Where the wise old owl sat : ONANOAK
103. Clock sounds : TICKS
105. Pension plan of the '30s : TOWNSEND
107. Prudent: It. : SENSATO
108. Tomb of the ___ : UNKNOWNS
111. N. Y. lake : OTSEGO
112. Invitation P.S. : RSVP
114. Korean city : SEISHU
115. Brave talk : UGH
116. Evergreen : YEW
117. Put-ons : SHAMS
121. Pronoun : SHE
123. Testing devices : TSCALES
125. Hebrew measures : OMERS
127. Musical based on "Shrew" : KISSMEKATE
130. Child's behavior at times : HELLISHNESS
132. Yore : YESTERYEAR
133. Aims: Lat. : ELEEMOSYNA
134. Opera by Verdi : ERNANI
135. Music to torero's ears : OLE
136. Radio transmitter : SENDINGSET
Down
1. Daddy long-legs genus : PHALANGIUM
2. Egg, in Paris : OEUF
3. City in S. Calif. : SANTAANA
4. Shifted: Ahbr. : TRD
5. ___ a time : ONEAT
6. Detroit name : FORD
7. Thighbones : FEMORA
8. Chekhov's first play : IVANOV
9. Formal award : CITATION
10. The sign, to a Spaniard : ELSIGNO
11. Nootka Indian : AHT
12. Booty : LOOT
13. Monday ailment : BLUES
14. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
15. Falls for a married woman : NIAGARA
16. King of Siam's friend : ANNA
17. Jet housings : PODS
18. Andaman people : ONGE
19. Birthplace of Anacreon : TEOS
22. Selective philosophy : ECLECTICISM
23. Tom Collins of Kansas : LEMONADE
25. Fiscal problem : DEFICIT
27. Unspecified quantity : SUCHANDSUCH
32. Rival of Tulane : LSU
34. Closet bar : TIERACK
36. Jewish scriptures : TORAHS
38. Member of F.D.R. Cabinet : DERN
39. Medals : DSCS
40. Neighbor of Ia. : SDAK
42. Fashion name : DIOR
43. Card game : OLDMAID
44. French headgear : BERETS
45. Famous mountain : ARARAT
47. French waters : EAUX
52. Author of "The Caretakers" : TELFER
53. Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
55. Town in N.W. France : BERNAY
58. Big name in vases : MING
59. Mock orange : SYRINGA
60. God of the winds : AEOLUS
62. Caress : FONDLE
64. At a loss, financially : OUTOFPOCKET
67. New Guinea port : LAE
68. Missouri mountains : OZARKS
69. Isn't it, Shakespeare style : ISTNOT
71. Thermometer abbreviation : DEG
72. Book by Sammy Davis : YESICAN
73. Russian composer : TCHAIKOVSKY
76. Reimburses : PAYS
77. Venetian fishing boats : TOPPOS
78. Woman, in Hawaii : WAHINE
80. Ptomaines found in meat : SAPRINS
81. Adjective suffixes : IALS
85. Part of a box score : ATBATS
87. Scat! : SHOO
88. Ogled : MADEEYESAT
89. Persons exacting retribution : AVENGERS
90. Casements : WINDOWS
92. Injunctions : BANS
93. Aleutian isl. : ATTU
95. Small beds : COTS
96. Brouhaha : FUSS
99. Kind of triangle: Var. : ISOSCELE
100. Quinn and Newley : ANTHONYS
102. Scullers : OARSMEN
104. Jewish delicacies : KNISHES
106. Polly's suffix : WOG
109. Onetime N. Y. greeter Grover : WHALEN
110. Voided : NULLED
113. Dun-colored: Prefix : PHAEO
115. ___-les-Bains, France : USSON
117. Terrier : SKYE
118. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
119. Org.'s cousin : ASSN
120. Russian river : MSTA
122. Lat. abbr. : ETAL
124. Book by E. E. Cummings : EIMI
126. Handwriting on the wall : MENE
128. Silkworm : ERI
129. Prior to : ERE
131. Slum area need: Abbr. : HSG

Answer summary: 26 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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