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THE WIDE, WIDE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1959

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,621
Across
1
Set about. : BEGIN
6
Prominences at front of ear: Anat. : TRAGI
11
French and Anglo-Egyptian regions of Africa. : SUDANS
17
Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
21
Of the birds. : AVINE
22
Spanish man's name. : RAMON
23
Port for an ancient mariner. : ARARAT
24
Sioux. : OTOE
25
Rider of a fabulous steed. : BELLEROPHON
27
Capital of Lombardia. : MILANO
28
Pottery, collectively. : WARE
29
Square column. : ANTA
30
Long account. : ILIAD
31
"Or to take arms against ___ of troubles . . . " : ASEA
32
Bell: Ger. : KLINGEL
34
Type of ship. : WHALER
36
Political issue of 100 years ago. : ABOLITION
38
Graduate of USNA: Abbr. : ENS
39
Fairy tale character. : HANSEL
42
Syrian god of thunder. : RIMMON
44
Small finches. : LINNETS
46
Son of Gad. : ERI
47
___ standstill. : ATA
49
Loom heddles. : CAAM
50
Jack London's "White ___." : FANG
51
African author : PATON
54
In ___ (against the thing): Lat. : REM
55
Roasted: Fr. : ROTI
57
Ancient warship. : TRIREME
59
Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
60
Ballad for the lovelorn. : TORCHSONG
63
Santa ___. : ANITA
64
Desecrate. : POLLUTE
65
Slip away. : ELOPE
66
Saint ___, French town. : MALO
68
Gibbon. : APE
69
Fishing boat. : DORY
70
Grand Banks catch. : COD
71
Hardwood tree. : REDOAK
73
Relatives of tuans. : SAHIBS
75
Onion. : CEPA
76
Certain chessmen: Abbr. : KPS
77
Broadway sign. : SRO
78
Habitat of 31 Down. : HIMALAYAS
80
Animal of 78 Across. : YAK
83
Him: Fr. : LUI
86
Love: Span. : AMOR
88
Noisy cats. : MEWERS
89
Mountain ridges. : ARETES
93
White-tailed bird. : ERN
94
Cerulean. : BLUE
95
Wts. : LBS
96
Where Schönbrunn is. : WIEN
98
Big bird. : CRANE
99
Slangy term of opprobrium : FATHEAD
101
Pigment. : PAINT
103
Type of conflagration. : BRUSHFIRE
105
Tire parts. : TREADS
106
Agreed!: Fr. : DACCORD
108
South American monkey. : TITI
109
Now: Dial. : NOO
110
Scene. : SIGHT
111
Snack. : BITE
112
Wagon: Archaic. : WAIN
114
Hebrew letter. : TAV
115
Honshu port. : TSU
116
M. Grimaldi. : RAINIER
118
Simpers. : SMIRKS
120
Certain dishes. : TEASET
122
Wine cup. : AMA
124
Participant in 139 Across. : MACMILLAN
126
Fend off. : RESIST
128
Automobile adjunct. : BATTERY
130
Mint. : COIN
131
Fats. : SUETS
132
___ face. : LOSE
136
Tenor solo. : ARIA
137
French writer of comedies. : SCRIBE
139
High discussions. : SUMMITTALKS
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Glaswegian. : SCOT
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Skips over. : ELIDES
143
Stone chip. : SPALL
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The Arab world. : ISLAM
145
"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Sitting, as a statue. : SEDENT
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Kind of alcohol. : ETHYL
148
Ceremonial : STATE
Down
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___ au rhum. : BABA
2
Regular. : EVEN
3
Fancy finish. : GILT
4
Certain connections. : INLAWS
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Genealogical designation. : NEE
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Fish for with a moving line. : TROLL
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Weapon for a duelist. : RAPIER
8
Language of Ethiopia. : AMHARIC
9
Expression of approval. : GOOD
10
Stop-off place. : INN
11
Strong man. : SAMSON
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Angel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
13
Recent refugee from tyranny. : DALAILAMA
14
Bird of Brazil. : ARA
15
City on the Yangtze. : NANKING
16
Plant shoot. : STOLON
17
New-___ hay. : MOWN
18
Hypnotized by Broadway. : STAGESTRUCK
19
Bridge expert. : GOREN
20
Film units. : REELS
26
City districts. : RIALTOS
31
Objective of a high-level search. : ABOMINABLESNOWMAN
33
Without finesse. : INEPTLY
35
Sound heard in Commons. : HEARHEAR
36
Soprano Lucine. : AMARA
37
Spike. : TINE
39
High negotiator. : HERTER
40
Small space. : AREOLE
41
Hunter. : NIMROD
43
Floor covering. : MAT
45
Chinese money. : TAEL
48
Jot. : ATOM
50
Entertainment. : FETE
52
Successful. : ONTOP
53
Wants. : NEEDS
56
Where that old woman lived. : INASHOE
58
Carpenter's tool. : RIPSAW
59
Former queen. : SORAYA
61
Navy men. : CPOS
62
Egg white. : GLAIR
64
Sharp report. : POP
67
Electrical unit. : OHM
69
See 1 Down. : DESSERT
72
Dwellers in eucalyptus trees. : KOALAS
74
Kind of pentameter. : IAMBIC
75
West Indian. : CARIB
79
Evergreen. : YEW
81
___ Building in Washington. : ARCHIVES
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Notch made by an axe. : KERF
83
Certain pugilistic punches. : LEFTS
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Arrow poison. : URARI
85
Current political issue. : INTEGRATION
87
Sometime political ammunition. : MUD
90
Spoils. : TAINTS
91
"La Vie ___," Piaf's song hit . : ENROSE
92
Participate in to the end. : SEEOUT
94
Retiring hour. : BEDTIME
95
Valenciennes. : LACE
97
Bonne ___. : NUIT
100
Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Oedipus' crime. : PATRICIDE
102
Sequence. : TRAIN
104
Believer in republican government. : STATIST
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Manager: Abbr. : DIR
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Means of getting around. : BICYCLE
113
VIP in Ghana. : NKRUMAH
117
Justinian's general. : NARSES
118
Most conniving. : SLIEST
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Fit. : SEEMLY
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Polo. : MARCO
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To praise: Ger. : LOBEN
127
Even. : STILL
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Comedian in "Mon Oncle." : TATI
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Overseer: Abbr. : SUPT
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Clay pot. : OLLA
134
Old card game. : SKAT
135
Man's name. : ESME
138
Free (of). : RID
139
Compass point. : SSE
140
Poetic contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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