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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 1955

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,119
Across Down
1. Section of N. Y. C. : HARLEM
7. Slope upward. : ASCEND
13. Scene of night life. : CABARET
20. Actress McElhone. : ELOISE
21. Place for a snack. : TEAROOM
23. Usurp. : ARROGATE
24. Song for Gene Autrey. : HOMEONTHERANGE
26. Sounding like thunder. : RUMBLING
27. Called on. : SEEN
28. Stadium rows. : TIERS
29. Stints. : TASKS
31. Medieval Hungarian kings. : BELAS
32. Despises. : SCORNS
34. Old Testament book. : PSALMS
36. Height: Abbr. : ALT
37. Silence! : TST
40. Duck genus. : ANAS
41. Actress Darcel. : DENISE
42. Snatched. : WRESTED
46. Granted, as a prize. : AWARDED
48. Of a region. : AREAL
49. Court orders. : WRITS
51. Wrongheaded. : WRY
52. Cargo on the Mississippi. : BALES
53. Begin a journey. : EMBARK
55. Measures: Abbr: : INS
56. Ahead of time. : SOON
57. Ship of Antarctic explorers. : ATKA
58. Opera segment. : ACT
59. Slip away. : ELAPSE
63. English china. : SPODE
64. Meteorologist's concern. : STORM
66. They: French. : ILS
67. Fin de ___, end of the century. : SIECLE
68. Backbones. : CHINES
69. Canada's fighters. : CEF
70. Italian wine. : ASTI
72. El ___, California. : CENTRO
73. Actor George. : BRENT
74. Leftover. : ORT
75. An impediment. : SPOKEINTHEWHEEL
78. Befall. : HAP
81. Reactions to Groucho. : HAHAS
83. Takes a tub. : BATHES
84. Egg-shaped. : OVAL
85. Latin pronoun. : EGO
86. Custodian. : KEEPER
88. Buffoons. : ZANIES
89. Proclaim. : CRY
90. Bridge sections. : SPANS
92. Voices. : ALTOS
93. Colloquial farewell. : SOLONG
94. Sports decisions. : KOS
95. Balinese girl in "South Pacific." : LIAT
96. Trudge. : PLOD
97. Labor group. : ILO
98. Ups. : RAISES
101. Special social group. : CASTE
102. Seat. : PEW
103. Italian girl's name. : EDITA
105. First-class: Slang. : DANDY
106. Horn blower. : TOOTLER
108. Added on. : ANNEXED
110. Gusts of wind. : BLASTS
112. Fruit. : POME
113. Letter. : ESS
114. Bleat. : MAA
115. Garment. : BLOUSE
116. Cubes. : SOLIDS
118. Lithuanian port. : MEMEL
121. Manumitted. : FREED
122. French psychologist Alfred. : BINET
123. Okinawa port. : NAHA
127. Proposal. : OVERTURE
129. Summertime. : SEASONINTHESUN
133. Annoyed. : BADGERED
134. Unfamiliar. : STRANGE
135. Theatrical sister. : EILEEN
136. Flouted. : SNEERED
137. Servings in 21 Across. : SCONES
138. Holds up. : DELAYS
1. Sounds of inquiry. : HEHS
2. Lily plant. : ALOE
3. Composer of "Fanny." : ROME
4. Mortgages. : LIENS
5. Within: Comb. form. : ESO
6. Riviera resort. : MENTONE
7. King Paul's capital. : ATHENS
8. Soothsayers. : SEERS
9. Rolling stock. : CARS
10. Period. : ERA
11. Negative prefix. : NON
12. Trowel used in a foundry. : DOGTAIL
13. Shank. : CRUS
14. Part of a coat. : ARM
15. Errs on the diamond. : BOBBLES
16. Metal tags. : AGLETS
17. Bird. : RAIL
18. Heating vessel. : ETNA
19. Sheep. : TEGS
22. Part of the American plan. : MEALS
23. Places of refuge. : ARKS
25. Screed. : TIRADE
30. Fish-eating duck. : SMEW
33. Bounders. : CADS
34. Name in Burke's. : PEER
35. Hidden evil. : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
36. Skills. : ARTS
37. State of SE Mexico. : TABASCO
38. Mighty batsman. : SWATTER
39. The current sensation. : TALKOFTHETOWN
41. Mild oath. : DRAT
42. Hock. : WINE
43. Theatrical treat. : TWOONTHEAISLE
44. Wear away. : ERODE
45. Units of force. : DYNES
47. Bring up. : REAR
48. Elementary facts. : ABCS
50. Singer Stevens. : RISE
54. U. N. delegate from Lebanon. : MALIK
56. Protract (with "out"). : SPIN
60. ___ waters caused forgetfulness. : LETHES
61. Grounds. : ACRES
62. Farm machine. : PLOW
63. Racing boats. : SHELLS
65. Mixtures fed to horses. : MASHES
66. Japanese families. : ITOS
67. Dispatched. : SENTIN
68. Spanish linen fabric. : CREA
71. Shiny mineral. : SPAR
72. Relative of Benito. : CIANO
73. Group. : BEVY
76. Biblical name. : EBAL
77. Morgan. : HORSE
79. Father's kinfolk. : AGNATES
80. Signs. : POSTERS
82. Footless animal. : APOD
86. After iota. : KAPPA
87. Dame Terry. : ELLEN
88. ___ suit. : ZOOT
89. Comfortable. : COSY
91. Interweave. : PLAT
93. Moved quietly. : SLID
94. Young animals. : KIDS
97. Fancy. : IDEA
99. Stake. : ANTE
100. Pilfered. : STOLEN
101. Student. : COED
103. Glorifier. : EXALTER
104. Qualifier. : ABLE
105. French authors, father and son. : DAUDETS
107. Forebore to perform. : OMITTED
109. Rise from obscurity. : EMERGE
111. Fertile soil. : LOESS
112. Cayuses. : PONIES
115. Give rise to. : BRED
116. Surface burn. : SINGE
117. Leader, now made of nylon. : SNELL
118. Crowds. : MOBS
119. Man's name. : EVAN
120. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
121. Dancer Astaire. : FRED
122. European capital. : BONN
124. Sailing. : ASEA
125. ___ Long. : HUEY
126. Hathaway and others. : ANNS
128. Agent: Suffix. : URE
130. Curve. : ARC
131. ___ Paulo, Brazil. : SAO
132. Hasten. : HIE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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