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CABINET DECOR

New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 1969

Author:
Nancy Atkinson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy W. Atkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,190
Across
1. Secretary of Labor : SHULTZ
7. Juniper plants : SAVINS
13. Roots for : CHEERS
19. Cotton fabric : ETAMINE
20. Split : CLOVEN
21. Secretary of Agriculture : HARDIN
22. Flying objects of yore : CARPETS
23. Assert : ALLEGE
24. Dulcet: Music : ARIOSO
25. Ones, in France : UNES
26. Kindle : STIRUP
28. Building wing : ELL
30. Continent: Abbr. : AMER
31. U.S. agency: Abbr. : SSS
32. Church part : SPIRE
33. Naval base of W. W. II : TRUK
34. Doer: Suffix : IST
35. Papa : DAD
38. Understand : SEE
39. Pronoun : HIS
40. Exotic flower : LOTUS
42. Convention speakers : KEYNOTERS
45. Cool beverage : MINTJULEP
47. Alias of a sort : PENNAME
48. Unappreciative one : INGRATE
49. Sweet domestic wine : ANGELICA
51. Clinkers : SLAG
53. They ___ cry from (different) : AREAFAR
57. Prefix for corn or form : UNI
58. Slalom milieu : SNOW
59. Dated : PASSE
61. Flat : STALE
62. Coin : CENT
64. Full of: Suffix : OSE
65. Point at : AIM
66. Golf term : PAR
69. Exits' relatives: Abbr. : ENTS
70. Inklings : IDEAS
72. Sawlike part : SERRA
74. Antiseptic base : EGOL
76. Greek letter : CHI
77. Complexes : SYSTEMS
80. Covers : LIDS
81. Animosities : ENMITIES
83. Lumberjack : TREEMAN
85. Petition : ENTREAT
86. Type of moth : CLEARWING
88. Some bathers : SHOWERERS
91. Bumpkins : CLODS
92. Norm: Abbr. : STD
93. Mine : PIT
94. Thumbs up : YES
95. Boo ___ : HOO
96. French nobles : DUCS
97. Holy: Prefix : SACRO
99. Good time : FUN
102. Says please : ASKS
104. Away: Prefix : APH
105. Sunay's capital : ANKARA
107. ___ die : SINE
108. Fisherman : SEINER
110. Endless, to poets : ETERNE
113. Postmaster Gen. and family : BLOUNTS
115. Of a volcano : ETNEAN
116. Victory emblem : LAUREL
117. Unauthorized : ILLICIT
118. Sec. of State : ROGERS
119. Inveiglers : LURERS
120. Cut, in one way : TEETHE
Down
1. Secretary of Commerce : STANS
2. Runs swiftly : HARES
3. Refs' cousins : UMPS
4. Recline : LIE
5. Explosives : TNTS
6. Gustos : ZESTS
7. More hair-raising : SCARIER
8. Entices : ALLURES
9. Secretary of Transportation : VOLPE
10. "___ got sixpence" : IVE
11. Opposite of pos. : NEG
12. Jibing, with "at" : SNEERING
13. Blackboard item : CHALK
14. Seaport: Abbr. : HAR
15. Assam silkworm : ERIA
16. Descendant of Esau : EDOMITE
17. Protests : RISESUP
18. Heehaws : SNORTS
19. Old Coins : ECUS
27. ___ dixit : IPSE
29. Five-year periods : LUSTRA
33. Paraphernalia : THINGS
35. Unit of force : DYNE
36. Similarities: Abbr. : ANALS
37. Mask : DOMINO
40. Old instruments : LUTES
41. Ester : OLEATE
42. Secretary of the Treasury : KENNEDY
43. Turbojets : ENGINES
44. Mexican Indians : TECOS
45. Noxious vapors : MIASMAS
46. Shake : JAR
47. ___ verbis (in few words) : PAUCIS
50. Terrifies : AWES
51. Scrimping : SPARING
52. Sec. of Defense : LAIRD
54. Devotee : FANCIER
55. Roses of Sharon : ALTHEAS
56. Oppose : RESIST
60. Fencing gear : EPEE
63. Did edging : TATTED
67. V.P. : AGNEW
68. Sec. of Housing : ROMNEY
71. Roman evenings : SERAS
73. African antelopes : ELANDS
75. Metric measure : LITRE
78. Sea: Fr. : MER
79. Monopolizes : SEWSUP
82. ___ bien : TRES
84. Attorney General : MITCHELL
86. Near : CLOSETO
87. Browsing : LOOKING
88. Wrench : SPANNER
89. Interior Sec. and family : HICKELS
90. Other: Sp. : OTRA
91. Drink of a sort : CHASER
96. Mends : DARNS
97. River to Moselle: Fr. : SARRE
98. Spacecraft word : ORBIT
99. H.E.W. Secretary : FINCH
100. Loosen : UNTIE
101. Set of tables : NEST
103. Snick's partner : SNEE
106. To the: It. : ALLE
107. Hearts, for one : SUIT
109. Attention : EAR
111. Type of cross : TAU
112. Old World: Abbr. : EUR
114. Call to torero : OLE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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