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EPITHETICAL

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 1966

Author: B. A. Heimbinder
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,133
Across Down
1. Pope of Twickenham. : WASP
5. 98.6 F. : TEMP
9. Tell all. : BLAB
13. Professional garb. : TOGA
17. Neckpiece. : BOA
20. Noun suffix. : ENCE
21. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
22. Sussex river. : OUSE
23. Alert. : WARN
24. Campus feature. : LAB
25. Gustavus Adolphus. : LIONOFTHENORTH
28. Wellington. : IRONDUKE
30. Texas school. : SMU
31. Military command. : ATEASE
32. The Red and others. : ERICS
34. Most certain. : SUREST
35. Aeolian ___. : HARPS
37. Forest: Lat. : SILVA
39. Curriculum entry: Abbr. : ANAT
40. Flagstone. : SLAB
41. Entrance. : GATE
43. Peers of the ___. : REALM
45. Stowe book. : DRED
47. Wegg. : SILAS
50. Verily. : AMEN
52. Nosegay. : POSY
54. Cold ___. : WAR
56. Coffee type. : DRIP
58. ___ contendere. : NOLO
59. Plant part. : ROOTTIP
61. Louvre treasures. : MANETS
63. Brother of Bashful. : DOC
65. ___ Hickory. : OLD
66. Compel. : ENFORCE
67. Mescal cactus. : PEYOTE
68. Ninotchka and others. : COMRADES
70. Ethiopian ruler. : NEGUS
71. The matgrass. : NARD
73. Suitable to. : FOR
74. Discredit. : ASPERSE
75. Power source. : ATOM
76. "The ox-eyed." : HERA
77. Binders. : STRAPS
79. Famed dictionary: Abbr. : OED
80. Grievous. : SAD
81. Epithet from 1854. : LADYWITHTHELAMP
84. TV initials. : ABC
87. Custom: Lat. : MOS
88. Battery terminals. : ANODES
89. Fish. : CODS
90. An ace: Slang. : ONER
91. Bulldog, for one. : EDITION
94. Untried. : NEW
95. Scapula. : BONE
96. Seaweed. : ALGAE
97. Concert pieces. : PRELUDES
98. ___ prime. : INONES
100. Alloys. : SOLDERS
102. Misinterpret. : ERR
103. Thus: Lat. : SIC
104. Illinois city and others. : CAIROS
105. Baseball hits. : TRIPLES
106. Couch. : SOFA
108. Priest: Sp. : CURA
110. Christopher. : SLY
111. Wall Street man: Abbr. : SPEC
113. Lover hero. : RORY
114. Kind of card. : TRUMP
116. Son of Adam. : SETH
118. Object. : DEMUR
120. Beginning. : ASOF
122. Israeli VIP. : EBAN
124. Views. : SEES
126. Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
128. Turk called the "Conqueror." : OSMAN
131. Disconnect a rubber pipe. : UNHOSE
133. Mad. : IRATE
135. Medicament. : ARNICA
137. On: Prefix. : EPI
138. Black Jack. : PERSHING
140. Napoleon. : LITTLECORPORAL
143. Cinnabar. : ORE
144. Anti: Dial. : AGIN
145. Lamb. : ELIA
146. Word on the wall. : MENE
147. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
148. Conjunction. : NOR
149. Ayesha and others. : SHES
150. In receipt of: Abbr. : RECD
151. Gaelic. : ERSE
152. Grasses. : RYES
1. Cymric. : WELSH
2. Soul. : ANIMA
3. Attila. : SCOURGEOFGOD
4. Fold. : PEN
5. White House name. : TAFT
6. Kefauver. : ESTES
7. Fabrics. : MOHAIRS
8. Performer from Tupelo. : PRESLEY
9. Hoot. : BOO
10. Angler's choice. : LURE
11. Ad ___. : ASTRA
12. In the wake of. : BEHIND
13. Cyclone. : TWISTER
14. Propeller. : OAR
15. Quantity, in commerce. : GROSS
16. Obliterates. : ANNULS
17. Aristocrats. : BLUEBLOODS
18. Epsom race (with "the"). : OAKS
19. Encourage. : ABET
26. Malt kiln. : OAST
27. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
29. Sink. : DRAIN
33. Ball team. : CARDS
36. Series of quatrains. : PANTOUM
38. Ever: Poet. : ALWAY
42. Heroic. : EPIC
44. Herbert Bayard Swope. : MANOFTHEWORLD
46. Hijinks. : DIDOS
48. Mall: Fr. : ALLEE
49. Grassy patches. : SODS
50. Sports places. : ARENAS
51. Epithet of Juno. : MONETA
53. Unlatched. : OPENED
55. Rejoinders. : RETORTS
57. Automatic guns. : POMPOMS
60. Corpn. men. : TRS
61. Pre-___. : MED
62. Father of Abraham. : TERAH
64. Crawl. : CREEP
67. Shrimp's cousin. : PRAWN
68. Type face. : CASLON
69. Noun suffix. : ARD
72. Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
76. Of a Jewish sect. : HASIDIC
77. Burial place of French kings. : STDENIS
78. ___ Bill, legendary cowboy. : PECOS
81. Flower. : LOTUS
82. Michigan city. : IONIA
83. ___ fideles. : ADESTE
84. See 81 Across. : ANGELOFMERCY
85. Safari man. : BEARER
86. Famed battle site, 1346. : CRESSY
87. Israeli coin. : MIL
90. Veterans. : OLDPROS
91. Faux pas. : ERROR
92. 1934–45 epithet. : DERFUEHRER
93. Dinette, ancient style. : OECUS
95. Egyptian god. : BES
96. Eastern name. : ALI
97. Nuisance. : PEST
99. English poet. : NOYES
101. Whale: Lat. : ORCA
104. Provide food. : CATER
107. Early pulpits. : AMBOS
109. Quits. : RESIGNS
111. Part of SCAP. : SUPREME
112. One of St. Nick's team. : PRANCER
115. Emirs' cousins. : PASHAS
117. Time, figuratively. : HEALER
119. Repast. : MEAL
121. ___ box. : SOAP
123. Paddock sound. : NEIGH
125. Set of steps. : STILE
127. Celebrities. : LIONS
129. Speedily. : APACE
130. Ohio city. : NILES
131. Atop. : UPON
132. Epithet for a tyrant. : NERO
134. Adjective suffix. : ETIC
136. Indian. : CREE
139. Never: Ger. : NIE
141. Abe's son. : TAD
142. Done: Poet. : OER

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