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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1969

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,204
Across Down
1. Hemingway character : PILAR
6. Year in the Crusade era : MCCV
10. Riffraff : SCUM
14. At ease : IDLE
18. Happen : ARISE
19. Nazimova : ALLA
20. French river : SAONE
21. Offensive : MEAN
22. Transportation : WAGONTRAIN
24. Use of honey, e.g. : ENDEARMENT
26. Ordinal suffix : ETH
27. Fact : DATUM
28. Skill: Sp. : ARTE
29. Scottish V.I.P. : LAIRD
30. Item: Abbr. : DET
31. Rommel : DESERTFOX
33. Road places : INNS
34. Grand, for one : HOTEL
37. View : SEE
38. Name for 69 Down : EAGLET
41. Assumed name : ANONYM
43. Man with a noose : SNARER
48. French composer : LALO
49. Woman in a corrida : TORERA
50. Go back : RETRACE
51. Looks at : EYES
52. Café holder : TASSE
53. Selassie : LIONOFJUDAH
57. A Curie : EVE
58. Onto : HEP
59. Picnic's cousin : ROAST
60. Biblical plant : FIGTREE
62. Baseball team : ORIOLES
64. Hasta ___ : LAVISTA
67. Get in touch with : CONTACT
70. Girl's name : ELISE
71. Medal: Abbr. : DSO
74. Doctor's org. : AMA
75. Huey Long : THEKINGFISH
80. Pastime : SPORT
82. Carried away : RAPT
84. Lab vessels : RETORTS
85. Mate : SPOUSE
86. Words of surprise : OHOH
87. Colosseum et al. : STADIA
88. Former movie actor Lyle : TALBOT
89. Whalebone : BALEEN
92. Garment size: Abbr. : LRG
94. More fitting : APTER
95. Feminine ending : ETTE
96. Party name : BULLMOOSE
100. Herb genus : IVA
103. Fabric : MOIRE
104. Olympian : EROS
105. Malice : SPITE
107. Geometry initials : QED
108. Cooky : GINGERSNAP
110. Lab worker of a sort : WHITEMOUSE
112. Indian : ERIE
113. Blackmore girl : DOONE
114. Italian painter : RENI
115. N. Y. fair feature : PIETA
116. Israel's Golda : MEIR
117. A Hapsburg : OTTO
118. Chemical endings : YNES
119. Of a bristle : SETAL
1. Mauled : PAWED
2. Ruffled : IRATE
3. A Harry : LIGHTHORSE
4. Honshu town : ASO
5. Tear : REND
6. The Hammer : MARTEL
7. December name : CLAUS
8. Regions, in poesy : CLIMES
9. Road monster : VAN
10. ___ Domingo : SANTO
11. Classic text : CODEX
12. Fr. pronoun : UNE
13. Corn, in Africa : MEALIE
14. Blend : IMMINGLE
15. Natty Bumppo : DEERSLAYER
16. Region : LAND
17. Adjective ending : ENT
20. Feudal man : SERF
23. Alma ___, painter : TADEMA
25. ___ mile : RANA
28. Polite: Sp. : ATENTO
32. Gets huffy : RESENTS
35. Ace : ONESPOT
36. Lebanese seaport : TYRE
39. Etudiant : ELEVE
40. "___ the Queen" : TOSEE
41. Law man: Abbr. : ATT
42. Famous mariner : NOAH
44. Dog sound in comics : ARF
45. Rule in India : RAJ
46. Old coin : ECU
47. Channel bass : REDFISH
50. A Kennedy : ROSE
53. Pillagers : LOOTERS
54. Adjective suffix : IAL
55. Comfort: Fr. : AISE
56. Altitude: Abbr. : HGT
59. High in calories : RICH
61. Pond creature : TADPOLE
63. Hairpiece : RAT
64. Body part : LEFTARM
65. Some Arabs : ALIS
66. Strength: Lat. : VIS
67. Medit. tree : CAROB
68. Indian : OMAHA
69. The Emperor's son : NAPOLEONII
72. Nickname : SOUBRIQUET
73. ___ it seems : ORSO
76. Siberian people : KET
77. Eskimo : ITA
78. Cork off : NOD
79. Gets the steak ready : GRILLS
80. Passé footwear : SPAT
81. Vietnam holiday : TET
83. Clemenceau : THETIGER
85. Florida city, for short : STPETE
90. To be, in France : ETRE
91. ___-well : NEERDO
93. Land of plenty : GOSHEN
94. Without change : ASITIS
96. "___ afraid" : BENOT
97. Sky: Prefix : URANO
98. Gait : LOPE
99. Think, old style : OPINE
101. Hearth goddess : VESTA
102. Make ___ : ADEAL
103. Mud : MIRE
106. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
108. Perfect thing : GEM
109. Barfly : SOT
110. Askew : WRY
111. Goose: Fr. : OIE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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