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IN OTHER WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1971

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 709 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,953
Across
1. Flowers of Whitman poem : LILACS
7. Goldish : GILT
11. Papal name : PIUS
15. Indian's word with big : HEAP
19. Obsession for repeating certain words : ONOMATOMANIA
22. Relative of abracadabra : MUMBOJUMBO
24. High-level argot : GOBBLEDYGOOK
25. Baby talk spoken by adults : HYPOCORISM
26. Dollar bills : ONES
27. Hayworth or Gam : RITA
28. Radio or TV remote : NEMO
30. Tahoe or Louise : LAKE
31. Moon vehicle : LEM
32. Pig genus : SUS
33. British blackjack : COSH
34. Goriot : PERE
35. Charpoys : COTS
36. Plant stem : BINE
37. Hector : BAIT
38. Cobwebby things : GOSSAMERS
40. Decrees : FIATS
41. Wavy, as a leaf edge : REPAND
44. Business title abbr. : BROS
45. Store event : SALE
46. Yellow ocher : SIL
47. Like neon : INERT
48. Fervor : ZEAL
49. Pick out : CULL
50. Sweet wines : MALAGAS
54. "Complected," for one : BARBARISM
56. African antelope : TORA
57. Bob Feller specialty : FIREBALL
58. Hesitant sounds : ERS
59. Predilections : BENTS
60. Putting on guard : ALERTING
62. Certain bones : ILIA
63. Like Irish eyes of song : SMILING
65. Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
66. Eccentricity : KINK
67. Nonprofessionals : LAITY
68. "Do not ___, spindle or . . . " : FOLD
69. Voters : BALLOTERS
72. Equanimous : CALM
73. Antwerp man, to French : BELGE
75. Festive : GALA
76. Nineties, for one : GAY
77. Throb : PULSATE
80. Hawaiian thrush : OMAO
81. Florid language : SILLABUB
83. South Pacific sight : ATOLL
85. Pagoda : TAA
86. Headache : MIGRAINE
88. Cordon ___ : BLEU
89. Mispronunciation of "r" : RHOTACISM
91. Patagonian trees : ALERCES
92. Addition word : PLUS
93. Laundry item : SOAP
94. Ruffle, as hair : TEASE
95. Gourmand : HOG
96. Spanish aunts : TIAS
97. " . . . are ___ forgotten" : SOON
98. Ophidian sounds : HISSES
99. Town ___ : CRIER
102. Vitamin source : WHEATGERM
104. Chimney output : SOOT
105. Rockfish : RENA
106. Engendered : BRED
107. Latin verb : ERAT
108. Social science: Abbr. : ECON
109. Young doe : TEG
112. German cry : ACH
113. Hebrew letter : ALEF
114. Jerk's cousin : DRIP
115. Western state: Abbr. : SDAK
116. Toots : SHOR
117. Relative of gibberish : DOUBLETALK
120. "All well stop send money stop" : TELEGRAPHESE
123. Chelly tree, for example : LAMBDACISM
124. Speech that runs like sixty : TACHYPHRASIA
125. French seasons : ETES
126. New York's way : THRU
127. River to North Sea : YSER
128. Sitting, as a statue : SEDENT
Down
1. Reason, in philosophy : LOGOS
2. Turkish statesman : INONU
3. Places for earrings : LOBES
4. Envoys: Abbr. : AMBS
5. White House nickname : CAL
6. Kind of hormone : STEROID
7. Cuckoo : GAGA
8. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
9. Elsa, for one : LIONESS
10. Certain bettors : TAKERS
11. Volcanic hill of France : PUY
12. Entreat : IMPLORE
13. Prowlers of W.W. II : UBOATS
14. Hose : SOCKS
15. Ben ___ : HUR
16. Wife of Iago : EMILIA
17. Away : ABSENT
18. French apples : POMMES
20. Horace, for one : ODIST
21. Story of gods : MYTH
22. Unit of conductance : MHO
23. Fellow : JOE
29. Size up : MEASURE
33. Melodious : CANTABILE
34. Summer milieu : POOL
35. Hoosegow unit : CELL
36. Letters such as b and m : BILABIALS
37. Snide remark : BARB
38. Metric weights : GRAMS
39. Relative of soft soap : MALARKEY
40. Dossier : FILE
41. Currant genus : RIBES
42. Equip for war, old style : ENARM
43. Frivolous talk : PERSIFLAGE
44. Actress Edna : BEST
46. Marionette man : SARG
48. Enthusiasm : ZING
49. Speaks to privately : COLLOGUES
50. Fur : MINK
51. Meaningless talk : GALIMATIAS
52. Came down : ALIT
53. Murder : SLAY
55. Rip : REND
56. Chinese weight : TAEL
57. Skin-diving gear : FINS
61. Rifle range: Fr. : TIR
64. Nonstop talkativeness : LOGORRHEA
65. Hokum : BLAABLAA
67. Relative of 123 Across : LALLATION
69. Bundle : BALE
70. Lion's share : ALL
71. Interdiction : TABU
72. Secret group : CULT
73. Village barrier in Africa : BOMA
74. Ludwig : EMIL
75. Cotton and sloe : GINS
77. Ship deck : POOP
78. Armor plate : TASSE
79. Soprano Emma : EAMES
81. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
82. Talk noisily : BLUSTER
83. "___ with a view" : AROOM
84. " . . . thicker ___ water" : THAN
87. Acidity : ACOR
90. ___-à dire : CEST
92. Like some pipers : PIED
93. Quality : SORT
96. What the brave deserve : THEFAIR
97. Shore plants : SEAPEAS
98. Water-cooled pipes of East : HOOKAHS
99. Hold protectively : CRADLE
100. Paint over : RECOAT
101. Deposit in the earth : INHUME
102. Miserable one : WRETCH
103. Nitty ___ : GRITTY
104. Steep slope : SCARP
106. Baa : BLEAT
108. High-strung : EDGY
109. "One of ___ days" : THESE
110. Red dye : EOSIN
111. Super : GREAT
113. City official: Abbr. : ALD
114. Metric length: Abbr. : DKM
115. Very: Ger. : SEHR
116. Fish delicacy : SHAD
118. Air-rifle fodder : BBS
119. Baton Rouge campus : LSU
121. Spear: Abbr. : LCE
122. Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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