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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,218
Across
1. Basketball players. : GUARDS
7. Consider. : LOOKON
13. Floating in the water. : AWASH
18. Role for Kit Cornell. : CANDIDA
19. Utter musically. : INTONE
20. Antonio's counsel. : PORTIA
22. Wholly: Colloq. : ALLOVER
23. Safe after hazard: Colloq. : OUTOFTHEWOODS
25. Highlanders. : GAELS
26. May flies. : DUNS
28. Space of ground. : SITE
29. Of siliceous minerals. : SALIC
30. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
31. Famous name in opera. : BORI
32. Harvest. : REAP
34. River in Italy. : RENO
35. Abode: Abbr. : RES
36. Capital of Kirghiz S. S. R. : FRUNZE
38. British Air Marshal. : TEDDER
40. Broker: Abbr. : AGT
41. Where Tibesti Massif is. : SAHARA
43. Twilled worsted. : SERGE
45. Regard. : DEEM
47. Subject of Schweitzer biography. : BACH
49. Saw: Lat. : SERRA
51. Impedimenta. : BAGGAGE
54. Trued. : ADJUSTED
58. Ointment. : NARD
59. Rests and refreshes. : UNTIRES
60. Very: Fr. : TRES
61. Florida fishes. : SARGOS
63. Kind of storm. : DUST
65. Glaswegian. : SCOT
66. Shack. : HUT
67. Attitude of mind. : VIEWPOINT
69. Regal title: Abbr. : HRH
70. Regal titles: Abbr. : EMPS
72. Cants. : TIPS
73. Store fodder. : ENSILE
75. Genoese official. : DOGE
76. Prehistoric tower of Sardinia. : NURAGHE
78. Inflow or outflow. : TIDE
80. Preacher. : SERMONER
82. Robber. : SPOILER
83. Heavy blows. : SLAMS
85. Direction in cookery. : SEAR
86. Extra. : PLUS
87. Fixed: Comb. form. : STATO
89. Wrangles. : BRAWLS
93. College in Fort Worth. : TCU
95. Participate. : MINGLE
99. Genus of grasses. : NARDUS
101. Hasten. : HIE
102. Building additions. : ELLS
104. Sun: Comb. form. : SOLI
105. Art colony in New Mexico. : TAOS
106. Transmit. : SEND
107. Tranquilizes. : EASES
109. Gypsy wife. : RANI
111. Pick out. : CULL
112. One of the Davises. : BETTE
113. One way to learn. : TRIALANDERROR
116. Execrator. : LOATHER
118. Shouted in contempt. : HOOTED
119. From Brest to Baku. : EUROPE
120. Unwinds. : UNREELS
121. Winter blankets. : SNOWS
122. Excessive numbers. : SPATES
123. Kitchen gadgets. : PARERS
Down
1. Prototype of "My Fair Lady." : GALATEA
2. Free. : UNLEASH
3. "___'s House." : ADOLL
4. North and East: Abbr. : RIVS
5. White House monogram. : DDE
6. Playwright for Bernhardt. : SARDOU
7. Treats as a celebrity. : LIONIZES
8. ___ probandi (burden of proof). : ONUS
9. Famous Giant. : OTT
10. Wellington and others. : KOOS
11. Ardent. : ONFIRE
12. Caught. : NETTED
13. Anthropoid. : APE
14. Sensational hits: Slang. : WOWS
15. Noisy. : AROAR
16. Gained as an advantage unobserved. : STOLEAMARCHON
17. Covering up. : HIDING
18. Court men: Colloq. : CAGERS
21. English race course. : ASCOT
24. Promontory. : HEAD
27. Samovars. : URNS
31. Leaflike parts. : BRACTS
33. Know-it-all. : PEDANT
36. Brothers. : FRAS
37. Heretofore. : ERENOW
38. Region: Abbr. : TERR
39. Part of a division: Abbr. : REGT
42. Arabic names. : ABUS
44. Clutched. : GRASPEDAT
46. Shield. : EGIS
48. ___-than-air. : HEAVIER
50. ___ Ababa. : ADDIS
51. Old-time fashion items. : BUSTLES
52. Lake Horicon of Cooper's novels. : GEORGE
53. Old Testament book. : ESTHER
54. City famed for culture. : ATHENS
55. Gather by solicitation. : DRUMUP
56. Potent thrust. : JETPROPULSION
57. Kind of coffee. : DRIP
62. Exploits. : GESTS
64. Part of E. U. A. : UNIS
68. ___ show. : ONEMAN
71. Voyage. : SAIL
72. Proposition. : THESIS
74. Ross Island volcano. : EREBUS
75. Dickens character. : DORA
77. Sullen. : GLUM
79. Elizabeth in Germany. : ILSE
81. Olympian god. : MARS
84. Natural heights. : STATURES
88. Spoken. : ORAL
90. ___ or not (in any case). : WHETHER
91. Architectural supports. : LINTELS
92. Jewish religious observances. : SEDERS
93. In the ___ of (counter to). : TEETH
94. Cigars. : CLAROS
96. Goddess of fate. : NORN
97. Forest openings. : GLADES
98. Score card intelligence. : LINEUP
100. Dress with care: Slang. : DOLLUP
103. Contemporary entente. : SEATO
106. Mediterranean vessel: Var. : SETEE
108. Twist. : SLEW
110. War god of Babylon. : IRRA
111. Cloak worn as a vestment. : COPE
112. Author Stringfellow. : BARR
114. Classified items. : ADS
115. Exclamation of disgust. : ROT
117. ___ shoestring. : ONA

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