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GETTING THROUGH

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1973

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 103, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,660
Across
1. Summit : ACME
5. Like some sopranos : FLAT
9. Winery refuse : MARC
13. Festive : GALA
17. Eat like Li'l Abner : CHOMP
19. River of Italy : RENO
20. Inter ___ : ALIA
21. Corroded : EATEN
22. Trade observations : HAVEALITTLETALK
25. Viewpoint : SLANT
26. "___ Tu?" (aria) : ERI
27. Do ushering : SEAT
28. Menu listing : ENTREE
29. Pronunciation mark : TILDE
30. Come-on ad : TEASER
32. French cheese : BRIE
33. Italian Paul : PAOLO
35. Del ___, Calif. : MAR
36. Prod : GOAD
37. D'Annunzio's "___ da Rimini" : FRANCESCA
41. Expectant : AGOG
43. For fear that : LEST
44. Tuscan city : SIENA
45. Sandy ridges : OSAR
46. Labored in vain : SPOKETOTHEWINDS
49. Ziegfeld : FLO
50. Cornfield sound : CAW
51. Cartoonist Gardner : REA
52. Contemptible one : HEEL
53. Easy winner : SHOOIN
56. Litmus-paper ritual : ACIDTEST
59. Indeed, of old : MARRY
60. Spree : TEAR
61. Election-night data : RETURNS
62. "Paris Bound" playwright : BARRY
63. Partial : HALFWAY
66. Observe : HEED
67. Rigatoni : PASTA
68. Winter facial woe : COLDSORE
69. Fur garments : STOLES
71. Voice : ALTO
72. Macaw : ARA
73. Inlet : RIA
74. Brooklyn campus : LIU
75. Polite words for shut up : SILENCEISGOLDEN
80. Wall pier : ANTA
82. Meaning : TENOR
83. River to the Moselle : ORNE
84. TV role : NESS
85. Big Sur locale : WESTCOAST
87. Parisian friend : AMIE
88. Japanese coin : SEN
89. German river : ALLER
90. Of a chemical compound : AMIC
91. Certify : ATTEST
94. Cottonmouths' milieu : BAYOU
96. Like Satan's hoof : CLOVEN
99. Asian range : ALAI
100. Peach part : PIT
102. Greek poet of legend : ARION
103. Equipped for indiscretion : HAVINGABIGMOUTH
106. Bitter herb : TANSY
107. Corrupt : EVIL
108. Shower décor : TILE
109. U. S. inventor : EARLE
110. Advantage : EDGE
111. Ukrainian body : RADA
112. Presage : OMEN
113. Patella, etc. : KNEE
Down
1. Be distressed : ACHE
2. Pie or fever : CHART
3. Film : MOVIE
4. Uncle, in Scotland : EME
5. Tuck, for one : FRIAR
6. Riga native : LETT
7. Formic-acid source : ANT
8. Put up with : TOLERATE
9. Dull finish : MATTE
10. Winglike : ALAR
11. Ruffle : RILE
12. Baking needs : CAKEPANS
13. Famous Pisan : GALILEO
14. In need of a dictionary : ATALOSSFORWORDS
15. Word with an ear : LEND
16. Poker term : ANTE
18. Northwest, for one : PASSAGE
21. Early sword : ESTOC
23. Goatish look : LEER
24. Arthurian lady : ENID
31. Berserk : AMOK
32. Twaddle! : BOSH
34. Santa ___ : ANA
36. Influence : GETAT
37. Sunday best : FINERY
38. With flaming color : REDLY
39. Colombian city : CALI
40. Schönberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
41. Speedily : APACE
42. Exit mum : GOWITHOUTSAYING
43. Loamy deposit : LOESS
44. Madre or Nevada : SIERRA
46. Blemish : SCAR
47. Tendencies : TRENDS
48. Writer Edith : WHARTON
53. German prison camp : STALAG
54. Clutched : HELD
55. Clods : OAFS
57. Dawn affair : DUEL
58. Corner : TREE
59. Ibsen's builder : MASTER
62. Vote : BALLOT
63. ___ around : HORSE
64. Ram of the sky : ARIES
65. Lamb : YEAN
67. Great care : PAINS
68. "Alfie" star : CAINE
69. Cabbage dish : SLAW
70. Prong : TINE
75. Customs man, at times : SEARCHER
76. Awakening : COMINGTO
77. Swedish saint : ERIC
78. Quondam : ONETIME
79. Unaspirated : LENE
81. ___ ends : ATLOOSE
82. Shoe part : TOE
86. French lace : CLUNY
87. Egyptian deity : AMEN
88. Party single : STAG
90. St. Theresa's birthplace : AVILA
91. Immigrant : ALIEN
92. Reject : SPURN
93. Championship : TITLE
94. Moderate : BATE
95. Rumanian city : ARAD
97. Etna's output : LAVA
98. Augustan Age poet : OVID
99. Up to : ABLE
101. Quaker's pronoun : THEE
104. Sharpshooter's forte : AIM
105. Encina : OAK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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