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MOVING MOUNTAINS

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 1961

Author: Roberta H. Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,328
Across Down
1. Do by halves. : SKIMP
6. Will Rogers' prop. : LASSO
11. Child's term for a relative. : GRAMPA
17. Leader of the Waldenses, 1686. : ARNAUD
19. Shook. : JARRED
20. Penelope's problem. : SUITORS
21. What 2 Down is. : PACIFICISLAND
23. Site of huge active crater. : KILAUEA
24. Tributary of the Volga. : OKA
25. Strips blubber from whales. : FLENSES
26. Currently operating. : INUSE
28. Neighbor of Kan. : NEB
29. Highland headgear. : TAMS
31. Dress goods. : LINEN
32. Steps of a sort. : STILE
33. Sicilian cynosure. : ETNA
34. Consumed. : ATEUP
36. Lime tree. : LIN
37. Boat of the north: Var. : KAIAK
38. French port. : BREST
39. Raids. : SORTIES
41. Math ratios. : SINES
42. Year in Justinian's reign. : DLIV
43. Miriam's brother. : AARON
44. Men. : ADULTS
46. Descendants. : PROGENY
49. Self: Comb. form. : AUT
50. Large lake in Iran. : URMIA
51. Capital of Transvaal. : PRETORIA
52. Size of paper. : CAP
55. Spume. : SEAFOAM
57. Cliff edge. : BROW
58. Part of the U. S.: Abbr. : NENG
59. Tilted. : ALOP
61. Suribachi and others. : VOLCANOES
63. Relative of a thrall. : ESNE
64. Slangy refusal. : NOPE
65. Useful wood. : PINE
66. Seine makers. : NETTERS
69. Son of Odin. : TYR
70. In a bet, the side receiving odds. : SHORTEND
72. Throw out. : EJECT
73. Fitting. : APT
75. Tangible. : TACTILE
76. Cheap. : TRASHY
77. ___ Loa. : MAUNA
80. Rhine tributary. : AARE
81. Vieux ___, part of New Orleans. : CARRE
82. Arms. : PISTOLS
84. Girl in a song. : KATIE
86. Mowgli's bear. : BALOO
87. Lao-___. : TSE
89. La ___, French poet. : MOTTE
90. Verily. : AMEN
91. Cheeseparer. : MISER
92. Suburb of Philadelphia. : PAOLI
94. Shower. : RAIN
95. Hint. : TIP
96. Forty ___. : WINKS
97. Lacking transportation. : CARLESS
99. Sent back: Abbr. : RTD
100. Session. : MEETING
102. Backdrop of Naples. : MOUNTVESUVIUS
105. Shakespearean role. : ANTONIO
106. Where gladiators fought. : ARENAE
107. Capital of Asturias. : OVIEDO
108. ___ Pinos. : ISLADE
109. See 96 Down. : NOSER
110. Island of Denmark. : ALSEN
1. Trees yielding chicle. : SAPOTAS
2. Scene of 1883 explosion. : KRAKATOA
3. Secretly. : INCAMERA
4. Avril's follower. : MAI
5. Comforter. : PUFF
6. Only active volcano in U. S. : LASSEN
7. Author of "The Green Hat." : ARLEN
8. Spanish ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
9. Case of N. J. : SEN
10. Curiosities. : ODDITIES
11. Semblance. : GUISE
12. Irk: Colloq. : RILE
13. ___ loss. : ATA
14. Headline of May 29, 1953. : MOUNTEVEREST
15. Makes sleek. : PREENS
16. Blind ___. : ASABAT
18. Herb seasoning. : DILL
19. Afreet. : JINNI
20. Move furtively. : SKULK
22. Plasters a wall. : CEILS
27. Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
30. Dialogues of the Buddha. : SUTRA
32. ___ Maria, Guatemala volcano. : SANTA
33. Daughter of Icarius. : ERIGONE
35. Devout. : PIOUS
37. Highest point in Africa. : KILIMANJARO
38. Unsightly thing. : BLOT
40. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
41. Plant. : SUMAC
42. Great name in the theatre. : DREW
44. At heart: Fr. : AUFOND
45. Funny: Fr. : DROLE
46. Essayist's specialty. : PROSE
47. Featherhead. : NINNY
48. Gull-like bird: Var. : YAGER
51. Somewhat. : PRETTY
52. Poetic verb. : CANST
53. Greeting in Oahu. : ALOHA
54. "Smoking mountain." : POPOCATEPETL
56. Birdlike. : AVINE
57. Do badly. : BOTCH
60. Relate to. : PERTAIN
62. Georgia ___ Clark. : NEESE
65. Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. : PELE
67. Branches. : RAMI
68. Paroxysm. : SPASM
71. Bore. : TIRE
72. Misplay. : ERROR
74. Instructor. : TUTOR
76. Juror. : TALESMAN
78. Public officials. : NOTARIES
79. Attribute of 14 Down. : ALTITUDE
81. Barrel. : CASK
82. Cause of disaster, 1902. : PELEE
83. Forwards. : SENDSON
84. Alaskan volcano. : KATMAI
85. Picardy city. : AMIENS
86. Game. : BINGO
87. Cream of ___. : TARTAR
88. Figure out. : SOLVE
91. Inventor of rifle bullet. : MINIE
92. Fabric. : PANNE
93. "This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
96. Zephyr. : WIND
97. Signals. : CUES
98. Fiji port. : SUVA
101. ___ degree (somewhat). : TOA
103. Rio de ___. : ORO
104. Small town: Abbr. : VIL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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