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ELEMENTARY

New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 1957

Author: Emanuel Berg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,882
Across Down
1. Tyrannize over. : RIDE
5. Electrical unit. : FARAD
10. "Isle of ___." : CAPRI
15. Wife of Hercules. : HEBE
19. Incense. : ODOR
20. Sanctuaries. : ASYLA
21. Former name of Comédie Française. : ODEON
22. Administrator: Abbr. : EXEC
23. Mysterious prisoner of Louis XIV. : MANINTHEIRONMASK
26. Composer Edouard. : LALO
27. Quantum of light energy. : PHOTON
28. Wagner heroine. : SENTA
29. Important industrialist. : STEELMAN
31. Poorer. : SORRIER
33. Shop lights. : NEONS
35. Fish-eating bird. : ERNE
36. Denmark port. : ELSINORE
38. Sea dog. : TAR
40. Not suited. : UNFIT
44. ___ boy! : ATTA
47. Boxes. : SPARS
48. Man's nickname. : WES
49. Sulky person. : GROUCH
50. St. ___, capital of Leeward Isls. : JOHNS
52. Feminine suffix. : ESS
53. A full-length movie. : FEATURE
55. 52. : LII
56. Hero of Sherwood play. : ABE
57. Common negative contraction. : ISNT
59. Pertinent. : GERMANE
60. Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
61. Polite reply to an invitation. : REGRETS
63. Resurgent type of feminine pulchritude. : PLATINUMBLOND
65. Greek mountain chain. : OETA
66. Flooded with color. : FLUSHED
67. Creator of Ferdinand the Bull. : LEAF
68. Ellin Berlin's new book. : SILVERPLATTER
71. Politely. : CIVILLY
74. Wavy: Her. : UNDE
75. Teaser. : TAUNTER
76. One of David's mighty men. : BANI
77. With an ___ to (considering). : EYE
78. Marble. : MIB
79. Told in detail. : RECITED
80. Especially liked. : PET
81. La ___, Milan. : SCALA
83. Part of Dempsey's epithet. : MAULER
85. Hero of June 16. : DAD
86. Painter Hals. : FRANS
88. Ratibor's river. : ODER
89. Algonquian. : ALGIC
90. Greek letter. : PSI
91. Plunderer. : PREDATOR
93. Tractor for towing canal boats. : MULE
95. Nostrils. : NARES
97. Sprinkles freely. : PEPPERS
101. High officials. : TOPBRASS
105. ___ te ipsum (know thyself): Lat. : NOSCE
107. City on the Illinois. : PEORIA
108. Player chased in a game. : HARE
109. Williams hit. : CATONAHOTTINROOF
112. From a distance. : AFAR
113. Draw out. : EDUCE
114. To ___ (perfectly). : ATURN
115. Po tributary. : ADDA
116. Doctrines. : ISMS
117. Sins, in theology. : DEBTS
118. Augean places. : STIES
119. Look of ill will. : LEER
1. Frolics. : ROMPS
2. Where Twin Falls is. : IDAHO
3. Generous one. : DONOR
4. Native of Asmara. : ERITREAN
5. Falstaff's forte. : FATNESS
6. Type of wood. : ASH
7. Grains. : RYES
8. Transferers of real estate. : ALIENORS
9. Menders. : DARNERS
10. Writer Doyle. : CONAN
11. Jerauld Wright's rank: Abbr. : ADM
12. Soup ingredient. : PEAS
13. Roll. : ROSTER
14. Printer's device. : INKER
15. Greek: Comb. form. : HELLENO
16. School event. : EXAM
17. Hungarian man's name. : BELA
18. College course: Abbr. : ECON
24. Piece of waste silk. : NOIL
25. Tribe of Sioux. : OTOE
30. Accustom: Var. : ENURE
32. Matures. : RIPENS
34. More vaporous. : STEAMIER
37. Influential cartoonist. : NAST
39. Make ___ (hold the fort). : ASTAND
41. Plug ___ (perforate with bullets). : FULLOFLEAD
42. Suffix denoting a specialist. : ICIAN
43. ___ person. : THIRD
44. Slightly open. : AJAR
45. Fit ___ tied. : TOBE
46. Tale of 1843. : THEGOLDBUG
48. Goethe's alter ego. : WERTHER
49. Aviation imp. : GREMLIN
51. Seven: Span. : SIETE
53. Delighted. : FEASTED
54. Premier of Burma. : UNU
58. Elevator man. : STARTER
59. Sated. : GLUTTED
60. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
62. Dream: Fr. : REVE
63. Cooking banana. : PLANTAIN
64. Marmion's horse. : BEVIS
66. Liquids or gases. : FLUIDS
68. ___ cum laude. : SUMMA
69. Pertaining to the skull. : INIAL
70. Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
71. Doze. : CATNAP
72. Actor Talbot. : LYLE
73. Man of the ___. : YEAR
76. Bubble. : BEAD
79. Come up again. : RECUR
80. Author of "Conquest of Peru." : PRESCOTT
82. Uncle Toby's Trim. : CORPORAL
84. Makes pliant. : LIMBERS
86. ___ paint. : FRESHAS
87. Open-heeled shoes. : STEPINS
90. Rearing of a horse. : PESADE
91. Lateen-sailed canoe. : PROA
92. Free to be argued. : OPEN
94. Added a dash of spirits. : LACED
96. Two wives of Henry VIII. : ANNES
98. Disintegrate. : ERODE
99. ___ Janeiro. : RIODE
100. Second Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
101. Oriental language. : THAI
102. Zanies. : OAFS
103. Baby carriage. : PRAM
104. Short projection. : STUB
106. Holster: Fr. : ETUI
110. Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
111. Three: Ital. : TRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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