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DIVERTISSEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1964

Author:
Christine Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 569 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Christine R. Valence has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,397
Across
1. Pungency. : SALT
5. Confine. : COOPUP
11. Money. : PESOS
16. Voice. : TENOR
17. Dismay. : APPALL
18. Represent. : ACTFOR
20. Satire, live. : THATWASTHEWEEKTHATWAS
24. Huzza. : RAH
25. Takes part. : SITSIN
26. Coffee variety. : SANTOS
27. Old name of Tokyo. : EDO
28. Son of Tros. : ILUS
30. Piles. : NAPS
31. Adequate. : DUE
32. The Kingstons. : TRIO
33. Join. : LINK
34. Vegetables. : YAMS
36. The man in the case. : PERRYMASON
39. Movie treat. : LATESHOW
42. Spice and others. : ODORS
44. Sports group. : AAU
45. Grant. : LOAN
46. Disappears. : FLEES
47. "___ Consequences." : TRUTHOR
51. Fishgig. : SPEAR
53. Scion. : GRAFT
54. Repair. : MEND
55. River of Yorkshire. : URE
56. Q and A program. : WHATSMYLINE
58. Containers. : BINS
59. Draw tight: Naut. : FRAP
60. Play role. : HERO
61. Old-time movable home. : WAGONTENT
63. "___ boy!" : ATTA
64. Shooting ___. : IRON
65. "Oliver Twist" character. : FANG
66. Scene of TV series. : DEATHVALLEY
69. Bill marking: Abbr. : PPD
70. Glided. : SLID
71. Famous showman. : BENNY
72. Takes it easy. : IDLES
73. Host's phrase. : SAYWHEN
75. Laughs: Fr. : RIRES
76. Hindu scripture. : VEDA
77. Living color. : HUE
78. Brown. : TOAST
79. Countersign. : PASSWORD
83. Basis of many plots. : ADVENTURES
87. Grace Kelly movie (with "The"). : SWAN
89. Busy as ___. : ABEE
90. Minnow, for one. : BAIT
91. Grab. : NAB
92. Flag. : IRIS
94. Famous name in sports. : YOST
95. The "Nurses." : RNS
96. Three sons, for one. : FAMILY
99. Item for Dr. Casey. : PLASMA
101. Geographic abbreviation. : EUR
102. Entertainment from all over. : INTERNATIONALSHOWTIME
106. Mandarins' residences. : YAMENS
107. Papal envoy. : NUNCIO
108. Succinct. : TERSE
109. Converse. : SPEAK
110. Opera role. : GRETEL
111. Cut, rearrange, etc. : EDIT
Down
1. Underwater drama. : SEAHUNT
2. Leaf cutter. : ANT
3. Bovine sounds. : LOWS
4. "Wagon ___." : TRAIN
5. Tool. : CATSPAW
6. Serpent worship. : OPHISM
7. On view. : OPEN
8. "Hillbilly" man. : PAW
9. Rubber trees. : ULES
10. Advocates. : PLEADERS
11. Comedian's talk. : PATTER
12. Sound effect. : ECHO
13. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
14. On many occasions. : OFT
15. Farmers in the spring. : SOWERS
16. Muse of comedy. : THALIA
19. Set of a sort. : RADIO
20. Vibrato. : TRILL
21. Remain. : STAYON
22. Gnarls. : KNURS
23. And ___. : SOON
29. Type of key. : SKELETON
32. Tense. : TAUT
35. East wind of Spain. : SOLANO
36. Type of writer. : POET
37. Stories. : YARNS
38. Shepherds' plaid. : MAUD
40. Provided that. : SOAS
41. Injure. : HARM
43. Popular program (with "The"). : DEFENDERS
46. Wife of Odin. : FRIGG
47. Part of a whole. : TENTH
48. Move rapidly. : HURTLE
49. Declaims. : ORATES
50. Compensate. : REPAY
51. Tibetan mountaineer. : SHERPA
52. One type of comedy. : PARODY
53. Item in adenology. : GLAND
54. Of refreshing flavor. : MINTY
56. Creamy desserts. : WHIPS
57. Knight of the Round Table. : YWAIN
58. Limas. : BEANS
59. Diminish in size. : FALLAWAY
62. Doctrines. : TENETS
65. Fast. : FLEET
67. Contends. : VIES
68. Augments. : ADDS
70. Eschew. : SHUN
71. Oblique. : BIAS
74. Make keen. : WHET
75. Builder of the Brooklyn Bridge. : ROEBLING
76. Fade out. : VANISH
78. Feature. : TRAIT
79. Sunshade. : PARASOL
80. Musician: Var. : OBOEIST
81. Summary : RESUME
82. Raison ___. : DETRE
83. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
84. First name in TV. : DANNY
85. Outlooks. : VISTAS
86. Reveal. : UNMASK
88. Maugham's nickname. : WILLIE
93. Struck. : SMOTE
96. Easy's partner. : FREE
97. Garbo role. : ANNA
98. ___ Majesty. : YOUR
99. Agreement. : PACT
100. Impressed. : AWED
103. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
104. Compass point. : NNE
105. Numerical prefix. : TRI

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

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