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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1962

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,664
Across
1. Explorer of 1497. : CABOT
6. Elsa's home. : BRABANT
13. Comic-strip youth. : SKIPPY
19. Broad artery. : AVENUE
21. Siren. : LORELEI
22. Turkish officers. : PASHAS
23. One in second childhood. : DOTARD
24. Language. : ITALIAN
25. Hunnish king. : ATTILA
26. Encircle. : INWIND
27. What they smoke in France. : TABAC
28. ___-cake. : PATA
30. Actress Myrna. : LOY
31. Substitute. : ERSATZ
33. G. Meredith hero. : EVAN
35. Snare. : NOOSE
37. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
39. Move from side to side. : WEAVE
43. N. Z. smelt. : INANGA
45. Stopper. : BUNG
47. Romeo. : MONTAGUE
49. Puget Sound port. : SEATTLE
53. Scorpion's Heart. : ANTARES
55. Fish snares. : TRAPNETS
57. Wily trick. : HOAX
58. Harrow, for one. : SCHOOL
59. Kerchiefs. : BANDANNAS
60. Boiler reinforcing plate. : SPUT
61. Duse. : ELEONORA
63. Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
64. Lyric. : ODE
65. Son: Fr. : FILS
67. Land in Genesis. : NOD
68. Girl: Colloq. : SIS
70. Southwest wind. : AFER
71. 800-mile river in Asia. : ILI
72. Island W. of Sumatra. : NIAS
75. Aromatic plant. : CALAMINT
78. "___ Nanette." : NONO
80. Fluctuate. : PENDULATE
82. Hackneyed. : OLDHAT
85. Women. : EVES
86. Girl's name. : ANGELINA
87. Town in the Bay Area. : ALAMEDA
88. Melodic variation. : DESCANT
90. One of a TV jury. : PANELIST
92. Norse giant. : YMIR
93. Baseball play. : ASSIST
95. Sediment. : DREGS
96. Passé: Abbr. : OBS
97. Isle in a song. : CAPRI
100. E. I. fabric. : TASH
102. Sage. : NESTOR
106. "___ Sunday Afternoon." : ONA
107. Those against. : NAYS
109. Maine town. : ONONO
113. Worldly. : CARNAL
116. Fruitlessly. : INVAIN
118. Family of the four Georges. : HANOVER
120. Water spirit. : UNDINE
121. The Fenians. : FIANNA
122. Hortatory. : EMOTIVE
123. Shop: Sp. : TIENDA
124. Faculties. : SENSES
125. States of progress. : STRIDES
126. Potter's clay. : ARGIL
Down
1. Islamic judge. : CADI
2. Rugby's river. : AVON
3. By implication. : BETWEENTHELINES
4. Walk ___. : ONAIR
5. Changes. : TURNS
6. Well-known reindeer. : BLITZEN
7. Roster. : ROTA
8. Oasis man. : ARAB
9. Name of four kings of Hungary. : BELA
10. ___ blue. : ALICE
11. Educational group. : NEA
12. Famous alley. : TINPAN
13. Young oyster. : SPAT
14. Part of the Congo. : KATANGA
15. Noun suffix. : IST
16. Loving: Prefix. : PHILO
17. Historic port of Spain. : PALOS
18. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
20. Old Norse work. : EDDA
29. Ill-fated princess. : ANASTASIA
32. Deuces. : TWOS
34. Where the Prater is. : VIENNA
36. "False as dicers' ___." : OATHS
37. Opposite of "vive." : ABAS
38. ___ Dimittis. : NUNC
40. Rose oil. : ATTAR
41. Port of the Black Sea. : VARNA
42. Old oath. : EGAD
44. Headland. : NESS
46. Lockups of Britain. : GAOLS
47. Plant of the gourd family. : MELON
48. Tropical tree. : UPAS
50. Matinal greeting. : TOPOFTHEMORNING
51. Cum ___. : LAUDE
52. Take out of earth. : EXTER
54. Caviar. : ROE
56. Maroon. : ENISLE
59. Prognostic. : BODING
62. Nobody. : NONENTITY
65. Mulcted. : FINED
66. "___ You." : ILOVE
69. Silvery salmon. : SMOLT
70. "Me ___ shadow . . . " : ANDMY
73. Experts. : ADEPTS
74. Islands E. of Celebes. : SULA
75. Rattan worker. : CANER
76. "And thereby hangs ___." : ATALE
77. Longshoreman's group. : ILA
79. Famed trophy. : OSCAR
80. Kitchenware. : PANS
81. Swedish Nightingale. : LIND
83. Star in Draco. : ADIB
84. Old salts. : TARS
87. Hartebeest. : ASSE
89. Foolish. : ASININE
91. Refuses to notice. : IGNORES
94. Waistbands. : SASHES
97. Hoodlike caps. : COIFS
98. Mrs. Glenn. : ANNIE
99. Stately old dance. : PAVAN
101. Dignity. : HONOR
103. Deer's tail. : SCUT
104. The taro. : TANIA
105. Law's partner. : ORDER
108. Duck genus. : ANAS
110. Dish on a French menu. : NOTI
111. Poet of the year one. : OVID
112. Glacial snow. : NEVE
114. "The Moon ___." : ANDI
115. True: Scot. : LEAL
117. City in Belgium. : ANS
119. Sum: Abbr. : AMT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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