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PASSING THE WORD

New York Times, Sunday, May 18, 1969

Author: Cornelia Warriner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,218
Across Down
1. Hanger-on : PEST
5. Rascal : SCAMP
10. Metal beam : TBAR
14. Hobo's vegetable : SPUD
18. Tennis star : ASHE
19. Light craft : CANOE
20. Uncanny : EERY
21. Chicago name : OHARE
22. TV fare of sorts : SPONSORSMESSAGE
25. Noted jockey : SANDE
26. Nautical chain : TYE
27. Yew : TREE
28. Roundup gear : LASSO
29. Prepares to swim Channel : OILSUP
30. Sea birds : ERNS
31. French psychologist : BINET
32. Short : CURT
33. Baldwins : APPLES
36. Dancer Pauline : KONER
37. Workmanship : ARTISTRY
41. Restrain : CRAMP
42. Computer workers : PROGRAMMERS
44. Form of Rachel : RAE
45. Lips : RIMS
46. Silk, in Paris : SOIE
47. River to the Seine : OISE
48. Sea-story writer : DANA
49. Elec. unit : AMP
50. Press items : NEWSREPORTS
54. Ship : LINER
55. Is worthwhile : BEHOOVES
57. Like a child's nose : RUNNY
58. Hair tints : RINSES
59. Anon : LATER
60. Eye cell parts : CONES
61. Once, in a prescription : SEMEL
62. Slender probe : SEEKER
64. Emphatic words : NOSIR
65. Some news items : SCANDALS
68. Shrew and others : KATES
69. Brinkley, Wallace et al. : TELECASTERS
71. Spinner : TOP
72. Solar deity : ATEN
73. Prefix for an antiseptic : IODO
74. Former diva : PONS
75. Places: Lat. : LOCI
76. Three-way joint : TEE
77. Without words : INPANTOMIME
81. Sea off Australia : CORAL
82. "___ its martyrs" : ERRORHAS
84. And ___ grows on : ONETO
85. Scuffle : TUSSLE
86. Rabbit : BRER
87. Ship parts : STEMS
88. Positive : SURE
89. British party : LABOUR
92. Add : TOTUP
93. Both: Prefix : AMBI
94. Old French coin : SOU
97. Rig out : EQUIP
98. Cramped quarters : TELEPHONEBOOTHS
101. Sausage : WURST
102. Roman road : ITER
103. Fiber for rugs : ISTLE
104. Baseball team : NINE
105. Soil : DIRT
106. Disorder : MESS
107. Heat, as milk : SCALD
108. Stepped : TROD
1. Tense : PAST
2. Catch sight of : ESPY
3. Loafer : SHOE
4. Lacrosse team : TEN
5. Mocks : SCORNS
6. Concerns : CARES
7. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
8. Family member : MOM
9. Shedding : PEELING
10. Mosaic piece : TESSERA
11. Animal : BEAST
12. Jason's ship : ARGO
13. Ham on ___ : RYE
14. Biblical words : SHALTS
15. Criticizes: Colloq. : PANS
16. Muslim tongue : URDU
17. Ocean, to poets : DEEP
21. Egyptian god : OSIRIS
23. Infection for short : STREP
24. Sounder : SANER
29. Way out: Fr. : OUTRE
30. Trees : ELMS
31. One kind of fan : BOOER
32. A garnish : CRESS
33. Catch ___ : ACRAB
34. Some TV time : PRIME
35. Publicity agent of yore : PAMPHLETEER
36. Name for Santa : KRISS
37. Concord : AMITY
38. U.N. workers : TRANSLATORS
39. Indian title : RANEE
40. Leap and light : YEARS
42. T.V.A. output : POWER
43. A.M.'s to poets : MORNS
46. Divide : SEVER
48. Entertained : DINED
50. Memos : NOTES
51. Notched: Bot. : EROSE
52. Roman wars, 264–146 B.C. : PUNIC
53. Burdens: Lat. : ONERA
54. Delineates : LIMNS
56. Certain bucket : OAKEN
58. Brings up : REARS
60. Punctuation mark : COLON
61. Location : SCENE
62. Marine ray : SKATE
63. Fire ___ : EATER
64. River nymphs of Greek myth : NEDAS
65. Mouth: Prefix : STOMO
66. Kind of train : LOCAL
67. Heavy stake : SPILE
69. Not up ___ : TOPAR
70. Roasting rods : SPITS
73. The men ___ life : INHER
75. Mislay : LOSE
77. Intrude suddenly : IRRUPT
78. Wavers : TOTTERS
79. Golfing words : ONEUP
80. Old capital of Egypt : MEMPHIS
81. Item for a whatnot : CURIO
83. Orchestra man : OBOIST
85. Took a bath : TUBBED
87. Shoe parts : SOLES
88. ___ a rat : SMELL
89. Obscene : LEWD
90. Water: Prefix : AQUI
91. Famous duelist : BURR
92. Mal de ___ : TETE
93. Theater org. : ANTA
94. Recipe word : STIR
95. Words of disbelief : OHNO
96. Kind of car : USED
98. Dickens boy : TIM
99. Vibrate: Abbr. : OSC
100. Can. province : ONT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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