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DOWN THE GARDEN PATH

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 1967

Author: Paula Bauersmith
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Paula Bauersmith has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original clue for 113-Across had two "in"s ("in in a way"); deleted one of them.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,511
Across Down
1. First word of "The Waste Land." : APRIL
6. ___ buds. : TASTE
11. Blithe spirits. : LARKS
16. Meadow denizens. : SHEEP
21. Spring flower. : PEONY
22. Blend. : IMMIX
23. Kind of acid, : OLEIC
24. Girl's name. : CARLA
25. Bright pungent flowers. : NASTURTIUMS
27. Passionflower. : LOVEINAMIST
29. Before: Poet. : ERE
30. Tree trunk. : BOLE
31. School: Fr. : ECOLE
33. ___-o'clocks, garden plants. : FOUR
34. Union initials. : CIO
35. Mayor: Sp. : ALCALDE
37. Another name. : ALIAS
38. Spanish part of Morocco. : IFNI
39. Capital of Calvados. : CAEN
40. Wide sashes. : OBIS
41. Move like a cat. : SLINK
42. Chemical suffix. : ANE
43. Powder. : TALC
45. "Over the Rainbow" composer. : ARLEN
47. Aerialists. : ROPEDANCERS
50. Where the poinciana grows. : MIAMI
53. Placid. : COOL
54. Cutter of a kind. : MOWER
55. Legal equal. : PEER
56. Mrs. Romney and others. : LENORES
58. Growing trees: Abbr. : TBR
59. "Mornings at ___ . . . " : SEVEN
60. Aromatic plant. : SPEARMINT
62. Catch. : NAB
63. Poisonous shrub. : OLEANDER
65. Blend. : MELD
66. Befriends. : AIDS
67. ___ Mare. : DELA
68. Woodpecker. : REDHEAD
69. Like some pencils. : INDELIBLE
71. Herbage, in general. : GRASS
72. Marine type of grass. : EEL
73. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
74. French pronoun. : ELLE
75. Source of speiss. : ORE
76. Electronic device. : RADAR
79. Spiny. : THORNLIKE
81. Laurel and holly. : WREATHS
85. "___ of roses." : ABED
86. River plant. : REED
87. Girl's name. : TINA
88. Fancy leaf plant. : CALADIUM
89. Intermediate: Prefix. : MES
90. Vast view of a kind. : COSMORAMA
92. Plein-air painter. : MANET
93. Tiny: Scot. : SMA
94. Untoward situations. : PLIGHTS
96. Excellent. : RARE
97. Quince and Peaseblossom. : ROLES
98. Region of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
99. Sequence: Fr. : SERIE
100. How some gifts are given. : ANONYMOUSLY
103. Fruitful: Prefix. : FRUCT
104. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
106. Diving bird. : AUK
107. Example: Abbr. : ILLUS
108. ___ club. : GLEE
109. Blue. : AQUA
111. See 16 Across. : RAMS
113. Do homage, in a way. : KNEEL
114. He gets his man. : TROOPER
117. Kind of flower. : SUN
118. Mary Garden. : DIVA
119. B's. : BETAS
120. Red, white, and blue. : TRIO
121. Tree's enemy. : AXE
122. Ibsen girl. : HEDDAGABLER
125. Vineyard product. : TOKAYGRAPES
128. Standing. : ERECT
129. Foxier. : SLIER
130. Southeast wind. : EURUS
131. Turn inside out. : EVERT
132. Where Latakia is. : SYRIA
133. Pathetic. : TEARY
134. Jump. : START
135. Popular game. : DARTS
1. Asphyxia. : APNEA
2. Kind of onion. : PEARL
3. Cheerful. : ROSECOLORED
4. Inside: Abbr. : INT
5. Russian name for Polish city. : LYUBLIN
6. Sir. : TITLE
7. Pierrette, for one. : AMIE
8. Dallas school. : SMU
9. More seasonable. : TIMELIER
10. Cut out. : EXSCIND
11. Lounges. : LOLLS
12. Yucca's cousin. : ALOE
13. Primrose, for one: Abbr. : REV
14. Hybrid pear. : KIEFFER
15. Shoot. : SCION
16. Mark on a plant stem. : SCAR
17. Ark passenger. : HAM
18. Spring heath. : ERICACARNEA
19. Longfellow heroine. : ELSIE
20. Apply as a cosmetic. : PATON
26. Sportsmen's choice. : RODS
28. Bonne ___. : NUIT
32. Abnormal tree growth. : OAKAPPLE
36. Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
37. ___stock. : ALPEN
38. Infallible. : INERRABLE
39. Muse. : CLIO
41. Planter. : SOWER
42. Classes of animals: Suffix. : ACEA
44. Relative of "ain't." : AMNT
45. Tree, for one. : ACTOR
46. White oak. : ROBLE
47. Wandered. : ROVED
48. ___ haystack. : NEEDLEINA
49. Chute. : SLIDE
51. Tea and others. : MEALS
52. Huts on the steppes. : ISBAS
54. Mark of merit. : MEDAL
57. Letters. : ENS
59. Curl the lip. : SNEER
60. Inactive. : SEDENTARY
61. 20-minute walk. : MILE
64. In advance. : AHEAD
65. High church dignitary: Abbr. : MNGR
67. Solemn. : DREAD
69. Camellias are. : INODOROUS
70. Each: Scot. : ILKA
71. The ___ Society. : GREAT
73. Speaker's sound. : AHEM
75. Bands, in heraldry. : ORLES
76. Subway features. : RAMPS
77. White poplar. : ABELE
78. "___ the Elms." : DESIREUNDER
79. Girl's name. : TESSA
80. Flavor combination. : LIMEMINT
81. Moon's characteristic. : WANEY
82. Flimsy wrapping. : TISSUEPAPER
83. Derived from compost. : HUMIC
84. Lively. : SMART
86. Old tree's disease. : ROT
88. Bird sounds. : CALLS
90. TV nickname. : CHET
91. Overly luxuriant. : RANK
92. City in Iraq. : MOSUL
95. First name of screen star. : GINA
97. Excludes by decision. : RULESOUT
98. Pertaining to Mars. : AREO
101. Notable. : NAMABLE
102. Esters. : OLEATES
103. Puzzled: Colloq. : FLOORED
105. Beginning: Abbr. : ORIG
108. Cricket: Dial. : GRIG
109. Deciduous trees. : ASHES
110. Ask. : QUERY
112. Sailor's call. : AVAST
113. Where Tralee is. : KERRY
114. Meeting. : TRYST
115. Wield. : EXERT
116. Fallow periods. : RESTS
118. Certain info. : DATA
119. ___ garden. : BEER
120. Bull: Prefix. : TAUR
123. 7th-cen. date. : DCI
124. ___ Fail. : LIA
126. Macaque. : KRA
127. A Gardner. : AVA

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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