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DRESS PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, April 3, 1960

Author: Tom Mixon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,915
Across Down
1. Part of a car. : HUBCAP
7. The station, in Paris. : LAGARE
13. Figurehead's place. : PROW
17. Porgy. : SCUP
21. Melodious. : ARIOSE
22. Planet. : URANUS
23. Wading birds. : SHOEBILLS
25. Recent Broadway musical. : SILKSTOCKINGS
27. Shoes worn with suits of armor. : SOLLERETS
28. Occupy. : TAKE
29. "Where ___?" : AMI
30. Region of Israel. : NEGEV
32. Pretty child. : DOLL
33. Poetic verb. : ART
34. Exclamation. : OHO
35. On reserve. : ASIDE
37. Wordbook. : LEXICON
39. River of Armenia. : ARAS
40. Curdle. : CLOT
41. Greedy. : AVID
43. Trio with snaky locks. : GORGONS
46. Sympathetic responses. : ECHOES
49. Wooed. : SUED
50. Measure in Brazil. : PIPA
51. Ridge of mountains. : SIERRA
55. Headlights. : LAMPS
56. Stuffs. : WADS
57. Slithery. : EELY
58. Rodeo gear. : LASSOES
59. Church recess. : APSE
60. Overcoats. : PALETOTS
62. Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORA
63. Language: Abbr. : LAT
64. Ginger. : PEP
65. Greatest in degree. : MOST
66. Short cloak. : MANTILLA
69. Silent screen star. : NALDI
71. Mounter's aid. : STIRRUP
73. Lady who wore a chiton. : HERA
74. Come: Fr. : VIENS
76. African river. : DEY
77. Wilde character. : ERNEST
78. Thin. : BONY
79. Novice. : TYRO
80. Puts on guard. : ALERTS
83. Adjective suffix. : IAN
84. Reject as absurd. : SCOUT
86. Wight or Skye. : ISLE
87. Letting oneself go. : ABANDON
88. Disqualify. : UNFIT
90. Characters of a novel or play. : PERSONAE
92. Type of shoe. : CLOG
93. Farm animal. : EWE
94. Where the Copacabana is. : RIO
95. "___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
97. The summer circuit, descriptively. : STRAWHAT
99. Abundant. : FREE
100. Lines of planking on a ship. : STRAKES
102. Finger: Ital. : DITO
104. Clothing. : GEAR
105. Preclude. : DEBAR
106. Bushy-tailed lemur : AYEAYE
107. ___ die. : SINE
108. Musical composition. : DUET
109. Certain butterflies. : SATYRS
110. Turning muscle. : ROTATOR
112. Migration. : TREK
113. Remedy. : CURE
114. Corresponding. : SAME
117. Well-known gold-digger. : LORELEI
119. Pod. : SHUCK
121. Ophidan. : ASP
124. Arab garment. : ABA
125. Winged figure, in art. : AMOR
127. Dig. : DELVE
129. Grampus. : ORC
130. Cyma recta. : OGEE
131. Recent Broadway drama. : BLUEDENIM
134. Song from "Irene." : ALICEBLUEGOWN
137. Corrected. : REDRESSED
138. Abdomen: Comb. form. : VENTRO
139. Impaired. : MARRED
140. Old language. : ERSE
141. Coal scuttles. : HODS
142. Work units. : ERGONS
143. Prepares food for cooking. : BREADS
1. ___ do with. : HASTO
2. One of David's mighty men. : URIAH
3. TV role. : BILKO
4. Fuel. : COKE
5. Kiang. : ASS
6. Winged cap of Hermes. : PETASOS
7. Clearheaded. : LUCID
8. Biblical vessel. : ARK
9. Come to have. : GAIN
10. Earthworm. : ANNELID
11. Vigorous. : RUGGED
12. Famous frigate of 1812. : ESSEX
13. Letter-writer's abbreviation. : PSS
14. Shrub genus. : RHODORA
15. Black tea. : OOLONG
16. Surprised exclamation. : WELL
17. Title. : SIR
18. Obvious. : CLEAR
19. Extreme. : ULTRA
20. Sibilant signals. : PSSTS
24. ___ canto. : BEL
26. Elide. : OMIT
31. Watch. : VIGIL
35. Certain brews. : ALES
36. ___ Cologne. : EAUDE
38. Transcript. : COPY
39. "___ Tod," by Grieg. : ASES
40. One type of 42 Down. : COPE
42. Chasuble, maniple, etc. : VESTMENTS
44. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
45. Jewish March–April. : NISAN
46. Slip away. : ELAPSE
47. Cliff on Saguenay River. : CAPETRINITY
48. Where "things are seldom what they seem." : HMSPINAFORE
49. River of Horse Mesa Dam. : SALT
50. Bane. : PEST
52. Sports event. : ROLLERDERBY
53. Section of a clothing store. : READYTOWEAR
54. Town near Turin. : ASTI
56. ___ waist. : WASP
57. Heating vessel. : ETNA
58. Permission to use. : LOAN
60. Horned fishes. : POUTS
61. Shaped like a paddle. : OARY
62. G. B. S. character, for short. : CLEO
65. Title. : MRS
67. Collegiate clothing style. : IVYLEAGUE
68. Money on the Corso Umberto. : LIRE
70. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
72. Italian painter Guido. : RENI
73. Midnight. : HOUR
75. Type of shoe. : SABOT
78. Louis Botha, for one. : BOER
79. Potentate. : TSAR
81. Loiter. : LAG
82. Gibes. : SNEERS
85. Navy men: Abbr. : CPOS
86. Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
87. Winged. : ALAR
88. ___ Major. : URSA
89. Where to shop on the Ginza. : TOKYO
91. Bone: Comb. form. : OSTE
92. Wheatear. : CHAT
96. Parts of a yard. : FEET
98. Time periods. : WEEKS
99. Lavish lawn party. : FETE
101. Thun's river. : AARE
102. Name in fashion. : DIOR
103. Wearing a certain color. : INRED
105. Nightfall. : DARK
107. Having a history. : STORIED
108. Using a golf club. : DRIVING
109. Yield. : SUCCUMB
111. Role in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
112. Famous physicist. : TELLER
113. Frizzle. : CURL
114. TV sleuth. : SABRE
115. More competent. : ABLER
116. Plaid shawls of Scotland. : MAUDS
118. Permission. : LEAVE
120. Not the best-dressed men. : HOBOS
121. Old-time shopping center. : AGORA
122. Did fagoting. : SEWED
123. Awaits decision. : PENDS
125. Noun suffix. : ADE
126. Net. : MESH
128. Without: Comb. form. : ECTO
130. Folklore figure. : OGRE
132. Before. : ERE
133. G. P.'s : MDS
135. Sea bird. : ERN
136. Shell shape. : EAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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