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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, May 5, 1957

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,868
Across Down
1. Adroit device. : TACTIC
7. Grandiose. : COSMIC
13. Beverage device. : TEABAG
19. Small one-seeded fruit. : ACHENE
20. Statue by Phidias. : ATHENA
21. ___ car. : ARMORED
23. Old fogey. : STICKINTHEMUD
25. Legal proof. : PROBATE
26. Paphnutius or Athanaël. : MONK
27. Course. : LANE
28. Friend of Pylades. : ORESTES
30. Storage space. : BIN
31. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
32. Lead. : START
34. Inward. : ENTAD
35. Traps. : GINS
36. Hatcheries. : NESTS
39. Overturn. : UPSET
41. Energy: Colloq. : ZIP
42. Box. : CRATE
43. Jack Horner and others. : EATERS
45. Utter. : TOTAL
47. Writer Wylie. : ELINOR
48. Turn over. : CAPSIZE
50. Pronoun. : YOUR
51. ___ cap, type of writing paper. : LEGAL
53. Reviler. : ABUSER
54. Pierced. : LANCED
56. Takes in eagerly: Colloq. : LAPSUP
59. Quantity: Abbr. : DOZ
60. Black buck. : SASIN
62. Shortstop Reese. : HAROLD
64. Name meaning man. : ENOS
66. Deride: Slang. : RAZZ
68. Asian. : PAKISTANI
70. Spanish muralist. : SERT
71. Author Gardner. : ERLE
72. Regret deeply. : LAMENT
73. Harvard's president. : PUSEY
76. Christianity: Abbr. : XTY
77. Card player. : DEALER
79. Relatives of lycées. : ECOLES
81. Strike out. : CANCEL
83. Certain sheets. : LINEN
85. Etats ___. : UNIS
86. Great comic author. : MOLIERE
87. Places. : STEADS
90. Estates. : ACRES
92. Study hard: Slang. : BONEUP
93. Mountain pools. : TARNS
94. Relative of a burnoose. : ABA
95. Barber's gear. : STROP
97. Found. : SETUP
100. Copied. : APED
101. Sounds of drips. : PLOPS
103. Feature of a type face. : SERIF
105. Once ___ blue moon. : INA
106. Egyptian sun god. : TEM
107. Soup flavorer. : HAMBONE
109. Indian version of the zither. : VINA
110. Toffs. : NOBS
111. River traced to its source in 1951. : ORINOCO
113. Nomads. : ROLLINGSTONES
116. Turns in. : RETIRES
117. Wake up. : AROUSE
118. University founded 1834. : TULANE
119. Set out. : DEPART
120. Veins, in mines. : LEDGES
121. Poles for supporting structures. : STILTS
1. Dutch navigator of 17th century. : TASMAN
2. Theatrical beginning. : ACTONE
3. Something intricate. : CHINESEPUZZLE
4. Princess Victoria Mary of ___. : TECK
5. Contents of a well. : INK
6. Does a plastering job. : CEILS
7. Snoozes. : CATNAPS
8. Different ones. : OTHERS
9. Pronoun. : SHE
10. Chit. : MEMO
11. Harden. : INURE
12. Musical flourish. : CADENZA
13. Door knocks. : TAPTAP
14. Fluffed. : ERRED
15. Old Testament book. : AMOS
16. Angling float. : BOB
17. Desert of Egypt. : ARABIAN
18. ___ the act (participate): Slang. : GETINTO
22. Thicker. : DENSER
24. Innate character. : NATURE
29. Hushed. : STILL
33. Range of the Rockies. : TETON
35. Young salmon. : GRILSES
37. Soviet news agency. : TASS
38. Pens. : STIES
40. Criteria. : TOUCHSTONES
42. Sound of thunder. : CLAP
44. Old Testament book. : EZRA
46. Bargain. : TREAT
47. Softened oath. : EGAD
48. Framework. : CADRE
49. In stateroom or sleeper. : ABOARD
50. Vermonter. : YANKEE
52. ___ Island. : ELLIS
54. Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
55. Living-room décor. : DRAPES
57. Commonplace. : UNEXCEPTIONAL
58. Doorman. : PORTER
61. Scanty. : SPARE
63. Charge. : ONUS
65. Variety. : STYLE
67. New ___. : ZEALAND
69. Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
72. Part of the eye. : LENS
74. College course: Abbr. : ECON
75. Elihu and family. : YALES
78. Covers. : LIDS
80. Tilting field. : LISTS
82. Island near Tonga. : NIUE
84. Very rich man. : NABOB
86. Apathetic. : MOPING
87. Housing for a rotor. : STATOR
88. Diminished. : TAPERED
89. Relative of 26 Across. : EREMITE
91. A kind of tobacco. : CAPORAL
92. Chemical compounds. : BORINES
94. Well-nigh. : ALMOST
96. Correct. : REVISE
98. Relaxed. : UNBENT
99. Ratifies. : PASSES
101. Horse. : PACER
102. Night sound. : SNORE
104. Religious observances. : FASTS
107. Ecclesiastical book. : HORA
108. Electric force. : ELOD
110. ___ me tangere. : NOLI
112. Stinging cold. : NIP
114. Haul. : LUG
115. Impatient exclamation. : TUT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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