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PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 1960

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 19, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,992
Across Down
1. Levels. : STRATA
7. Sounds of surprise. : GASPS
12. Kenya belligerents. : MAUMAU
18. Contrived. : SCHEMED
19. Of a court. : AULIC
20. Doctors. : INTERNS
22. Ideal distribution of rewards and punishments. : POETICJUSTICE
24. Supply with energy: Colloq. : STEAMUP
25. Eyes, poetically. : ORBS
26. Baker Street vehicle. : HANSOM
27. Arguments. : PLEAS
29. Abbreviation of 1861. : CSA
30. ___ Juana. : TIA
31. Parisian cos. : CIES
32. Set ___ by (value). : STORE
33. Eschew. : SHUN
34. Italian islander. : SARD
36. Favorites. : PETS
37. Race. : DERBY
38. Belgian statesman. : SPAAK
39. Merino. : OVINE
41. Reclaims. : SAVES
42. ___ for (has great desire for). : SPOILS
43. Reprimand: Slang. : BAWLOUT
46. Barked at. : BAYED
47. Cook (eggs) in cream. : SHIRR
48. ___ curiae, in law. : AMICUS
49. Entered. : GOTIN
50. Regional patois. : DIALECTS
53. Bird calls. : NOTES
54. W. Pacific islands. : BONIN
55. Dragnet, at sea. : TRAWL
56. Twaddle: Slang. : ROT
57. Trajectory. : ARC
58. Pelagic undulation. : GROUNDSWELL
60. Labor group. : ILO
61. Relative of "nix." : NAH
62. Kind, named. : CLASS
63. Otherwise. : ALIAS
64. Throw one's ___ the ring. : HATIN
66. Pub. : ALEHOUSE
68. ___ large (on the whole). : BYAND
69. Brazilian port. : RECIFE
70. Resting surfaces, as of plows. : SOLES
71. Close companion. : CRONY
72. Forced. : COERCED
73. ___ cow. : SACRED
75. Outcry. : SHOUT
76. Apricot or cherry. : DRUPE
77. Gather. : AMASS
78. 67 Down, for one. : BEAST
79. Most important point. : CRUX
80. Get going! : SCAT
84. 8 furlongs. : MILE
85. Irish county. : CLARE
86. And ___. : SOON
87. One-time capital of Burma. : AVA
88. Faulty. : BAD
89. Choral music. : CHANT
90. Capital of Bavaria. : MUNICH
92. Role in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
93. Plains of ___, adjoining Quebec. : ABRAHAM
95. Continuously. : ROUNDTHECLOCK
98. European. : SLOVENE
99. Result. : ENSUE
100. Provender. : EDIBLES
101. Part of A.E.C. : ENERGY
102. Take ___ (adopt certain measures). : STEPS
103. Ruler. : DYNAST
1. Metal refuse. : SCORIA
2. Tennyson's "Crossing ___." : THEBAR
3. Soaks, as flax. : RETS
4. "___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
5. Mass. Inst. of ___. : TECH
6. Neighboring. : ADJACENT
7. Supplies with fuel. : GASSES
8. Station wagons. : AUTOS
9. Lose weight. : SLIM
10. Mountain: Fr. : PIC
11. Invested with royal authority. : SCEPTRED
12. Blues, old style. : MISERY
13. Architectural piers. : ANTAE
14. Uncompahgres : UTES
15. ___ culpa. : MEA
16. Opinions giver of a sort. : ARMCHAIRCRITIC
17. Rare. : UNUSUAL
18. Solar phenomena. : SPOTS
21. Uses the rod. : SPANKS
23. Coalesce. : UNITE
28. Tennis shots. : LOBS
32. Number of perfection, in scripture. : SEVEN
33. Unicellular body. : SPORE
35. Sweet dessert: Ital. : DOLCE
36. Pacelli. : PIUS
37. Continually. : DAYINDAYOUT
38. ___ the beans. : SPILL
40. Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
41. Took part. : SATIN
42. Type of collar. : SHAWL
43. Plantain. : BANANA
44. "To point ___, or adorn a tale." : AMORAL
45. Unholy set of circumstances. : WITCHESCALDRON
46. Windfall. : BONUS
47. Siliceous rocks. : SIALS
49. Mother ___. : GOOSE
50. Apprehension. : DREAD
51. Come ___ (exhibit signs of interest). : TOLIFE
52. Pitted. : STONED
54. Reddish-yellow color. : BRASS
55. Interlacing. : TWINY
58. Fixed. : GLUED
59. Inclination. : SLANT
62. Mustard plants. : COLES
64. Dickens character. : HEEP
65. Suitor of Lydia Languish. : ACRES
67. Mount. : HORSE
68. Oatmeal dish, in Scotland. : BROSE
69. Butter-flour mixture. : ROUX
71. City in France. : CHARTRES
72. Ate noisily. : CRUNCHED
73. Brazilian dances. : SAMBAS
74. Good-natured. : AMIABLE
75. Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
76. Legal right. : DROIT
78. CIC of Australian forces, 1942. : BLAMEY
79. Publisher Nast and others. : CONDES
81. Sings joyfully. : CAROLS
82. Limicoline bird. : AVOCET
83. Assignments. : TASKS
85. Ten chi'ih. : CHANG
86. Time of day. : SUNUP
89. Tributary of the Loire. : CHER
90. Terpsichore. : MUSE
91. Pleasant: Comb. form. : HEDY
92. Italian island. : ELBA
94. Latin salutation. : AVE
96. Contraction in poetry, as "Fie ___!" : ONT
97. City on the Ohio River: Abbr. : CIN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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