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ELEMENTARY

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 1967

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,462
Across Down
1. Rice dish. : PILAU
6. Indonesian island. : BALI
10. Biblical king. : AGAG
14. Ringo. : STARR
19. Famed relic of Nuremberg. : IRONMAIDEN
21. Color. : COBALTBLUE
23. 1911 invention. : NEONLIGHTS
24. Like some beverages. : CARBONATED
25. Giving of vapor. : ASTEAM
26. Foreign summer. : ETE
27. ___ Newburg. : ALA
28. Philippic. : TIRADE
29. Money lenders. : USURERS
32. Meat jelly. : ASPIC
34. Poetic verb form. : SHALT
38. Modern Syriac script. : SERTA
39. Give: Scot. : GIE
40. Units of speed. : KNOTS
45. Demitasse contents. : CAFE
46. Little one. : TAD
47. New Orleans cookery term. : CREOLE
50. Joss. : IDOL
51. Recorded. : ONTAPE
53. Rear: Prefix. : RERE
55. Month: Abbr. : NOV
56. Recent: Suffix. : CENE
57. Plays on a pipe. : TOODLES
59. Dignify. : EXALT
61. Item of dress. : NECKTIE
63. Jingling. : TINTINNABULARY
66. Legendary Greek author. : AESOP
67. Fought: Slang. : HASSLED
68. " . . . not wisely but ___." : TOOWELL
71. Spine. : THORN
74. Beautician's concern. : PLATINUMBLONDE
79. Marked again. : RENOTED
82. Kind of pipe. : STOVE
83. Coast over. : SLIDEON
84. In ___ (in reality): Lat. : ACTU
85. Man's nickname. : LON
87. Vous ___. : ETES
88. Going in: Lat. : INEUNT
89. Kind of dinner. : STAG
90. Most liberal. : FREEST
92. These: Fr. : CES
94. Department of France. : ORNE
95. Campus men: Slang. : SOPHS
97. Motor part: Abbr. : IGN
98. Musical key. : EFLAT
101. Facial expression. : SNEER
102. Exams. : ORALS
104. English law, 1715. : RIOTACT
106. Novelist Thirkell. : ANGELA
110. River in Peru. : ICA
112. ___ loss. : ATA
113. "I Love ___." : LOUISA
118. Jazz Age phenomenon. : GOLDDIGGER
120. Army award. : SILVERSTAR
122. First-aid device. : OXYGENTENT
123. River into the Arctic. : COPPERMINE
124. Better balanced. : SANER
125. Golf items. : TEES
126. Tierra del Fuego Indians. : ONAS
127. Bags. : SACKS
1. Kind of cloth. : PINA
2. Maddens. : IRES
3. Spoils. : LOOT
4. Sister of Charles. : ANNE
5. Mark over a vowel. : UMLAUT
6. Generous. : BIG
7. Stuck. : ADHERED
8. Athletic award. : LETTER
9. Extra section. : INSERT
10. Old fabric of silk and gold. : ACCA
11. Score in games. : GOALAGE
12. Wearing away. : ABRASION
13. Gift of ___. : GAB
14. Santa. : STNICK
15. Metal beam. : TBAR
16. Utah resort. : ALTA
17. Wished undone. : RUED
18. Advice, old style. : REDE
20. Objectives. : AIMS
22. M. Viaud. : LOTI
30. Dos Passos trilogy. : USA
31. Of religious rites. : SACRAL
33. Hairless, Spanish style. : PELON
34. Key name. : SCOTT
35. City in the news. : HANOI
36. River of song. : AFTON
37. ___ strength: Bridge term. : LEADTHROUGH
41. Musical device. : NICKELODEON
42. Clifford. : ODETS
43. Thomas Mann hero. : TONIO
44. Nap. : SLEEP
46. Seven years. : TEENS
48. Comparative. : RELATIVE
49. Woman. : EVE
52. Flexible. : PLIANT
53. Resists by force. : REBELS
54. Oozes. : EXUDATES
58. Symbols of tin. : SNS
60. Chairs of state: Fr. : TRONES
62. Take out of circulation. : CALLIN
64. Zugspitze. : ALP
65. ___-all. : YOU
69. Tell and others: Abbr. : WMS
70. Satan of Arabia. : EBLIS
71. Volcanic tuff. : TRASS
72. Hundred: Prefix. : HECTO
73. Ready. : ONTAP
75. Be unsteady. : TOTTER
76. Nerve cell: Suffix. : NEURE
77. Poet and preacher. : DONNE
78. Come in. : ENTER
80. Pixie. : ELF
81. Andrea ___. : DORIA
86. Garment. : NEGLIGEE
91. Mise ___. : ENSCENE
92. Tree. : CATALPA
93. Greek letter. : ETA
96. Metal alloy. : SOLDER
99. Complete failure. : FIASCO
100. Emollient. : LOTION
101. U. of Conn. town. : STORRS
103. Drizzle. : RAIN
105. A bird, the redshank. : CLEE
106. Words denoting past times. : AGOS
107. Harm: Lat. : NOXA
108. English novelist. : GLYN
109. Advantage. : EDGE
111. Wiles. : ARTS
114. West Point. : USMA
115. Adjective suffix. : ITIC
116. Scuttled. : SANK
117. Son of Zeus. : ARES
119. Drops: Pharm : GTT
121. Humphrey and others: Abbr. : VPS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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