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FARRAGO

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1961

Author: Aida Cromwell
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 591 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,293
Across Down
1. Inspiration for G. B. S. : GALATEA
8. Time of St. Luke's summer. : OCTOBER
15. Voter. : ELECTOR
22. Laundry aids. : IRONERS
23. Notched. : SERRATE
24. Castile's neighbor. : NAVARRE
25. Flammable materials. : TINDERS
26. Brighter. : CLEARER
27. Poison. : CYANIDE
28. Prayers. : AVES
29. Feign. : SIMULATE
31. Orel's river. : OKA
33. Fixed the time. : DATED
34. Father of Abner. : NER
35. Gesture of welcome. : SALUTE
36. Members of a construction team. : PLASTERERS
38. Progenitor of the human race. : ADAM
40. Extraordinary bargain: Colloq. : STEAL
41. Even now. : ALREADY
42. Growing out. : ENATE
44. Small flap. : TAB
46. A way of going: Slang. : STEADY
47. Pronoun. : HIS
50. Dionysian revels. : ORGIES
51. Dispatched over a new course. : REROUTED
53. Hidden. : LATENT
56. Adept. : ACE
57. Pharaoh's wife who brought up Moses, in the Koran. : ASIA
59. Watering place. : SPA
60. City in San Joaquin Valley. : MODESTO
61. Pyramidal trees. : FIRS
63. Noun suffixes. : INGS
65. Tot's word. : TATA
67. A type of discipline. : PARENTAL
68. Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
70. Certain athletes. : PROS
72. Passerine bird. : CHAT
74. Tend the boilers. : STOKE
75. Forewarning. : PREMONITION
79. Foreordained. : PREDESTINED
81. Locksmith Yale. : LINUS
82. Pueblo Indian. : TANO
83. Social misfit. : BOOR
84. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
85. Troublemaker. : UPSETTER
87. Bind securely: Naut. : FRAP
89. "___ was in the beginning . . . " : ASIT
91. Surround. : GIRD
95. Marine hunters. : SEALERS
96. S. A. country: Abbr. : ARG
97. ___ monde. : HAUT
99. Born: Fr. : NEE
100. Unbroken. : ENTIRE
101. Subordinate god who creates the world: Plato. : DEMIURGE
105. Sprung up. : ARISEN
107. Compass point. : SSE
108. Colors. : STAINS
111. Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
112. Cronus. : TITAN
113. Illinois city. : LASALLE
115. Apple: Fr. : POMME
118. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
120. Gum tree. : EUCALYPTUS
123. Wilson's Secy. of Treasury. : MCADOO
125. George of Revolutionary times. : III
126. Confesses. : AVOWS
127. Favorite. : PET
128. Symbol of deadness. : DOORNAIL
130. Inventor's abbreviation. : PATD
131. Conjecture. : SURMISE
133. Repeat. : ITERATE
135. Fairly large. : SIZABLE
137. One of the Dulleses. : ELEANOR
138. Legendary matricide. : ORESTES
139. Dwelling of a sort. : TRAILER
140. Tristesse. : SADNESS
141. Just retributions. : NEMESES
142. Pure. : SINLESS
1. Gypsy woman. : GITANA
2. Parting word on the Corso. : ARIVEDERCI
3. Wrong-righting "rider of the plains." : LONERANGER
4. Conjunctions. : ANDS
5. Links place. : TEE
6. Misspeaks. : ERRS
7. Baseball credit. : ASSIST
8. Kiss. : OSCULATE
9. Having small hollow spaces. : CELLULAR
10. Negotiate. : TREAT
11. "___ fratres" (pray, brethren): Lat. : ORATE
12. Unfurnished. : BARE
13. French season. : ETE
14. Performed another revolution. : REROLLED
15. Wrapped. : ENCASED
16. Minstrel song. : LAY
17. Sidestepped. : EVADED
18. Shade of yellow. : CANARY
19. Hackneyed. : TRITE
20. Judge's demand. : ORDER
21. Musical pipes. : REEDS
30. Girl's name. : MAE
32. Sea of the Arctic. : KARA
36. Brains: Humorous. : PATE
37. Famous name in movies. : TAYLOR
39. Avril's follower. : MAI
40. Meeting. : SESSION
43. Hyson. : TEA
45. Bulfinch's birthplace. : BOSTON
46. Office copy, for short. : STAT
47. Oscar winner, 1959. : HESTON
48. Contraction in a tube or pipe. : INTAKE
49. Wearing a vestment. : STOLED
50. Changeling. : OAF
51. Duster. : RAG
52. Tropical tree. : UPAS
54. "___, fideles." : ADESTE
55. Activity on the "old camp ground." : TENTING
58. Rouses. : INCITES
60. ___ medica. : MATERIA
62. Old Testament book. : SAMUELI
64. Twirl. : SPIN
66. Topmost: Comb. form. : ACRO
67. Canaveral installation. : PAD
69. Courier. : POSTER
71. Mansard. : ROOF
73. Greek goddess. : HERA
75. Positive quantities. : PLUSES
76. Approaches perfection. : RIPENS
77. Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
78. Old salt. : TAR
79. Toy. : POPGUN
80. Locate. : SITUATE
83. Capital of Apulia. : BARI
86. Having thick hair. : TRESSY
88. Ovine animals. : RAMS
90. Novel title. : SHE
92. Voracious. : INSATIABLE
93. Gives a new name to. : REENTITLES
94. Refuge for Bruin. : DEN
98. Numerical prefix. : TRI
101. Weakening. : DILUTION
102. Chemical suffixes. : ENES
103. Witty comeback. : REPARTEE
104. Quality of saints. : GOODNESS
106. Noun suffix. : ITE
109. Telegraph keys. : TAPPERS
110. Der ___ (Herr Adenauer). : ALTE
113. TV program. : LAWMAN
114. Genus of herbs. : ALSINE
116. Extinct relative of the apteryx. : MOA
117. Dampens: Dial. : MOISTS
119. Ducks. : EIDERS
120. Alleviates. : EASES
121. Soft palate. : UVULA
122. Prepared, as fruit. : CORED
123. Senator from Eugene. : MORSE
124. Toppers. : COATS
128. Judge. : DEEM
129. River of central Italy. : LIRI
130. Beach toy. : PAIL
132. Help! : SOS
134. Three: Ital. : TRE
136. Old name for Zeus. : ZAN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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