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POTLUCK

New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 1961

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 717 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,279
Across
1. Ambassador to France. : GAVIN
6. ___ cantorum. : SCHOLA
12. Heavy rainfall. : DELUGE
18. Journalist Nellie. : BLY
21. Of birds. : AVINE
22. Beethoven's ___ symphony. : CHORAL
23. Character in "The Miller's Tale." : ALISON
24. Western Indian. : REE
25. Natural sympathy. : MILKOFHUMANKINDNESS
28. Genus of ragweed. : IVA
29. Fabulous herb. : MOLY
30. City in New York. : ROME
31. Jeanne ___. : DARC
32. Wrongdoer. : SINNER
34. Chemical suffix. : ANE
35. Musical pieces. : DUOS
36. Flowers. : LILIES
38. Free and easy: Fr. : DEGAGE
39. Hebrew prophet: Abbr. : SAML
40. Word on last page. : FINIS
41. Secy of ___. : AGR
43. ___ degree. : NTH
44. Keep under one's hat. : HUSHUP
47. Deep sounds. : BONGS
48. Low spirits. : GLOOM
50. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
53. Robin ___. : ADAIR
54. Tempers. : MOODS
55. Containers. : BOTTLES
57. Gullet. : MAW
58. Next to Wis. : MINN
59. Give and take. : BANDY
60. ___ War. : MANO
61. Desk. : LECTERN
63. As well as. : AND
64. Willing: Archaic. : LIEF
65. Typographic line. : SERIF
66. Frighten. : STARTLE
67. TV subject. : NEWS
69. Taro root. : EDDO
70. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
71. Memorable composer. : LEHAR
72. Rhythmical stress. : ICTUS
74. Schumann's ___ symphony. : RHENISH
76. Mise en ___. : SCENE
78. Star in Ursa Major. : ALCOR
80. Sinew: Anat. : TENDO
81. ___ Canyon, Utah. : ECHO
83. Construction item. : TBAR
86. In ___. : CAHOOTS
89. Execrates. : HATES
90. Auroral. : EOAN
91. Desert garb. : ABA
92. Connivance. : ABETTAL
93. Concerning. : OVER
94. Girl's name, for short. : MANDY
95. Lochinvar. : SCOT
96. Shreveport's river. : RED
97. Modeled into a likeness. : STATUED
99. Food fish. : PORGY
100. Range. : STOVE
101. Island NE of Corsica. : ELBA
103. Eels: Dial. : SNIGS
104. Five: Comb. form. : PENTA
105. Hit on the head: Slang. : BEANED
106. Wane. : EBB
108. Interjection of vexation. : TCH
109. Old-time yard or garden. : GARTH
110. Conflict. : FRAY
111. Fastening devices. : STRAPS
113. Like a certain beverage. : TEAISH
115. Garden area. : PLOT
116. Harvard's neighbor. : MIT
119. Admonitory remark. : BEWARE
120. Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
121. In line. : AROW
122. Byway. : LANE
123. Deception. : LIE
124. Suffers from self-wrong. : STEWSINONESOWNJUICE
130. Verb suffix. : IZE
131. Finally. : ATLAST
132. Dearth. : FAMINE
133. Hewer. : AXMAN
134. Cote. : PEN
135. French nobles. : COMTES
136. Owned (up): Colloq. : FESSED
137. Disordered. : MESSY
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1. Type of ray. : GAMMA
2. Airplane at Orly. : AVION
3. City or town: Fr. : VILLE
4. Black. : INKY
5. Modernist. : NEO
6. Old ___ (conservatives). : SCHOOL
7. Uses fish as bait. : CHUMS
8. Habitat. : HOME
9. Mouths: Anat. : ORA
10. Debarkations. : LANDINGS
11. Chemical salts. : ALKALIS
12. Mazurka. : DANCE
13. Days of yore. : ELD
14. Lime tree. : LIN
15. Practice. : USE
16. English poet and critic. : GOSSE
17. Flag. : ENSIGN
18. Win: Colloq. : BRINGHOMETHEBACON
19. Embankment. : LEVEE
20. Twelvemonth. : YEAR
26. Dowdy one: Colloq. : FRUMP
27. Blue flag. : IRIS
33. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NATL
35. Relative of a Manchu. : DAUR
36. Sobriquet of 1927. : LINDY
37. Best people. : SALTOFTHEEARTH
38. Jesters. : DROLLS
39. Front of the tibia. : SHIN
40. Mental stimulus. : FOODFORTHOUGHT
42. Arrived at. : GOT
44. Esther's enemy. : HAMAN
45. Italian commune. : UDINE
46. Placed in the middle of. : SANDWICHEDBETWEEN
47. Filleted. : BONED
48. Large sea birds. : GONIES
49. Sporting event. : MEET
51. Italian girl's name. : CARLA
52. Stockholder. : OWNER
54. Joan and Marian. : MAIDS
55. Philippine districts. : BARRIOS
56. Go up. : SCALE
59. Part of the Tricolour. : BLEU
60. Turn and twist. : MEANDER
62. Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
65. Fragrant. : SCENTED
68. Dart: Colloq. : SCOOT
73. Paces. : TROTS
75. Casts, nautically. : HEAVES
76. Underhand: Colloq. : SHADY
77. Rabbit. : CONY
78. Have ___ (be wary). : ACARE
79. Classify as. : LABEL
82. Cuban dance. : CONGA
84. Superior to. : ABOVE
85. Appraised. : RATED
87. Makes lace. : TATS
88. Cuts obliquely. : SLANTS
94. A ___ of Sundays. : MONTH
95. Check. : STAY
98. Involuntary reaction. : TIC
99. Characters of novel, play, etc. : PERSONAE
100. Pew. : SEAT
102. Canyon mouth, in the southwest. : ABRA
104. Recompensed. : PAIDOFF
105. Do up ___. : BROWN
107. French white wine. : BARSAC
109. Increment. : GAIN
110. Issued forth. : FLOWED
111. Sixteen: Fr. : SEIZE
112. In ___ (secretly): Ital. : PETTO
114. Works on copy. : EDITS
115. Disposed (to). : PRONE
116. Disables. : MAIMS
117. Contemporaries of the Aztecs. : INCAS
118. Small: Colloq. : TEENY
119. Radar reception. : BLIP
121. Sign on wares for sale. : ASIS
122. De ___. : LUXE
125. Tree. : ELM
126. ___ Tyler. : WAT
127. Compass point. : SSE
128. Bad ___, Germany. : EMS
129. Fruit treat. : JAM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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