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GREGORIAN TOUR

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 1972

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,317
Across Down
1. Chevron stripes : ARCS
5. Accessory for Al Hirt : MUTE
9. Sell at a quick profit : SCALP
14. Near : CLOSETO
21. Invectives : DIATRIBES
23. Pointed sayings : LOGIA
24. More loose-jointed : LANKIER
25. Patron saint of Naples : JANUARIUS
26. Arab prince : EMEER
27. Studied Form 1041 : AUDITED
28. Business-letter abbr. : ULT
29. Confront : MEET
30. Purple shrub of Europe : FEBRUARYDAPHNE
32. Garment for Cornelia : STOLA
34. Home garden favorite : TOMATO
36. Sediment : LEES
37. That: Sp. : ESA
38. Girl's nickname : TONI
39. Church bodies : SYNODS
40. Soft : PULPY
42. October stone : BERYL
44. Siesta : NAP
46. Adherent: Suffix : ITE
47. Kind of bowl : SUPER
48. Furtive : SLY
49. Alcott girl : MEGMARCH
52. Song of a city : APRILINPARIS
56. Wind : SINUATE
57. Lining fabric : SATEEN
59. TV town : MAYBERRY
61. Stirs up : INCITES
62. ___ bug : JUNE
63. Freeway sections : LANES
64. Canadian isthmus : RAE
65. Eyelid ailment : PTOSIS
66. Goliath : GIANT
68. Hindu artisan : SONAR
69. "___ la guerre" : CEST
70. Con Ed et al.: Abbr. : UTS
71. Herd : DROVE
72. Building boards : STUDS
73. Hanging shred : DAG
74. Pronoun : OURS
76. Sphere of action : ARENA
77. What Sgt. Friday wanted : FACTS
78. Develop : MATURE
81. Dolphins' state: Abbr. : FLA
82. Dueling weapons : EPEES
83. ___ hound : JULY
84. Tamer : GENTLER
85. Roman era : AUGUSTAN
87. Fishermen : EELERS
89. Rival : EMULATE
90. Autumn-flowering tree : SEPTEMBERELM
92. British brews : OCTOBERS
94. German article : DER
95. Grating : RASPY
96. ___ Manuel river, Brazil : SAO
97. Diversion, for short : REC
98. Noxious weeds : LOCOS
101. Clenches : FISTS
102. Western good guy : DEPUTY
104. A league: Abbr. : AMER
108. Plastic and leather dye : AZO
109. Toward shelter : ALEE
110. Calif. city : FRESNO
111. Ovation word : BRAVO
112. Leonid : NOVEMBERMETEOR
117. Sandwich filler : TUNA
119. ___ volente : DEO
120. Colorful sea creature : ANEMONE
121. Deletes, with "out" : EDITS
122. Emily Brontë's "fifteen wild ___" : DECEMBERS
124. One who mocks : DERIDER
125. Golf-course halves : NINES
126. Inge or Williams : DRAMATIST
127. Stablemen : OSTLERS
128. Annoying : TEASY
129. Feudal slave : ESNE
130. Spanish numbers : UNOS
1. Resolve : ADJUST
2. Theater area : RIALTO
3. Uri or Bern : CANTON
4. Movies' Erwin : STU
5. Swamp : MIRE
6. Whereness : UBIETY
7. Germanic : TEUTONIC
8. Letter : ESS
9. Glazes : SLEETS
10. Jazz group : COMBO
11. Field, to Cicero : AGER
12. Place : LIEU
13. Counterpart : PARALLEL
14. Bolar : CLAYEY
15. Praises : LAUDS
16. Electrical wave: Prefix : ONDA
17. Ricochet : SKIP
18. Any one : EITHER
19. Itsy-bitsy : TEENSY
20. Trying experience : ORDEAL
22. Indian of Nicaragua : RAMA
30. Dwindle : FADE
31. Censures : REPRIMANDS
33. Certain U.N. workers : LINGUISTS
35. Closet intruders : MOTHS
39. Rushes : SPATES
40. Blender specialty : PUREE
41. ___ arms : UPIN
42. Spills all : BLABS
43. Jane of fiction : EYRE
45. Craftsmen of Cremona : AMATIS
47. Exhausted : SPENT
48. Snooper : SPYER
49. Vast sum : MINT
50. Foster : ENCOURAGE
51. Phone-book abbr. : RES
52. In harmony : ATUNE
53. Governesses : NANAS
54. Imperfect piece of goods : IRREGULAR
55. Ladies of Spain: Abbr. : SRAS
56. Small draft : SIP
58. Oil-yielding fruit: Var. : AJAVA
60. So far : YET
63. Yokel : LOUT
66. Smilax : GREENBRIER
67. Charged atoms : IONS
68. French military town : STCYR
69. Transit for steers : CATTLECAR
71. Vision : DREAM
72. Mass. port : SALEM
73. Strauss waltz area : DANUBE
74. Three ___ kind : OFA
75. Diminutive suffix : ULUS
76. More likely : APTER
77. Thoroughly : FULLY
78. ___ bank : MEMORY
79. Exposes to moisture : RETS
80. Before : ERE
82. Eater: Suffix : ESTES
83. Army cars : JEEPS
84. Secure : GET
86. Hair style : UPDO
87. Poetic once : ERST
88. Flatters : SOAPS
91. Relief : EASEMENT
93. Shelves : COUNTERS
96. Prophet : SEER
98. Woolly: Sp. : LANADO
99. Drafts of fresh air : OZONES
100. Underlying : COVERT
101. Fugitives : FLEERS
102. Worthless : DROSSY
103. Colorful bird : TOUCAN
105. "___ Japan" : MADEIN
106. "Be it ___ humble . . . " : EVERSO
107. Perches : ROOSTS
109. Doubleday : ABNER
110. Honors : FETES
111. Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
113. Jannings : EMIL
114. Custom : MODE
115. Miss Adams : EDIE
116. Miss Louise : TINA
118. Thread: Suffix : NEME
122. Presidential monogram : DDE
123. Heat measure: Abbr. : BTU

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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