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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, June 21, 1959

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,628
Across
1. Sir: Ger. : HERR
5. Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
9. Sublease. : RELET
14. A lot: Slang. : SLEW
18. Son of Baasha. : ELAH
19. Hemp fiber. : OAKUM
21. Confound. : ABASH
22. Military cap. : KEPI
23. Race of Japanese. : AINU
24. Do-it-yourself dwelling. : PREFABHOUSE
26. Ill. : EVIL
27. Danish girl's name. : DAGMAR
29. ___ del Rio, Cuban seaport. : PINAR
30. Neglectful. : DERELICT
32. Island off New Guinea. : BIAK
34. Manufacturer's asset. : TRADENAME
36. First steamship to cross the Atlantic, 1819. : SAVANNAH
40. Shrink from in fear. : ABHOR
41. General ___. : MOTORS
45. Suffix in chemistry. : ATE
46. Item in an outline. : TOPIC
48. Slips. : ERRS
49. Realty sign. : TOLET
50. Husbandman's home. : FARM
52. Big name in boxing. : SUGARRAY
54. Rod holding a bobbin. : SPINDLE
56. If not. : ELSE
57. Discuss thoroughly (with "out"). : THRESH
58. Gambling game. : FARO
59. Prefix in aviation. : AER
60. Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
63. Role in "Green Pastures." : NOAH
64. Certain Midwesterners. : PLAINSMEN
66. Phrase for phenomenon in the sports world. : MILLIONDOLLARGATE
69. Confection. : CHOCOLATE
71. Stanley Kunitz, for example. : POET
72. Eats noisily: Dial. : SLURPS
75. Anglo-Irish diminutive suffix. : EEN
76. Well: Ital. : BENE
77. Crouches. : SQUATS
79. Memphis' river. : NILE
80. ___ roll, source of "rigamarole." : RAGMANS
82. Texan Sam and family. : HOUSTONS
84. ___ singing, jazz vocal improvisation. : SCAT
85. Of a surface. : AREAL
86. ___ Raton, Florida. : BOCA
87. Hoax: Slang. : SPOOF
89. Kelep. : ANT
90. Litters. : STREWS
92. 1943 agency. : UNRRA
94. Resort town near Naples. : SORRENTO
96. Sluice. : WATERGATE
98. Pre-bob word for "cool." : KEEN
99. Lavish. : GENEROUS
102. Tryouts. : TESTS
105. If ___ (if required). : NEEDBE
109. White-spotted deer. : AXIS
110. Phrase for home. : PLACETOLIVE
113. Brioche. : ROLL
114. Talk: Abbr. : LECT
115. ___ incognita. : TERRA
116. Spanish port, 1492 embarkation point. : PALOS
117. Drudge. : GRUB
118. Cards. : ACES
119. Man's name meaning bear. : ORSON
120. Overawes. : COWS
121. Hindu "Pluto." : YAMA
Down
1. Part of 4-H Club motto. : HEAD
2. Notable nom de plume. : ELIA
3. Produced, as by sounding. : RANG
4. Popular dance. : RHUMBA
5. Chorus girls. : SOPRANOS
6. River into the Rhine. : AAR
7. Beehive made of straw. : SKEP
8. Moslem mystic. : SUFI
9. Three cheers. : RAHRAHRAH
10. Tribe of the Niger: Var. : EBO
11. Sir Harry and family. : LAUDERS
12. City near Duesseldorf. : ESSEN
13. Aries. : THERAM
14. Popular Halloween costume. : SKELETON
15. Italian author. : LEVI
16. Homeric. : EPIC
17. Lose courage: Colloq. : WILT
20. Horse blanket. : MANTA
25. Singing group. : BARBERSHOPQUARTET
28. "Say it ___ so!" : AINT
31. Guided by one's heart. : EMOTIONAL
33. Done for. : KAPUT
35. Wall-eyed pike. : DORY
36. Boxes or holders. : SAFES
37. In any way. : ATALL
38. Poetaster. : VERSEMONGER
39. Diva's forte. : HIGHNOTE
42. Designating colonial stock. : OLDAMERICAN
43. Signature of an American hero. : RELEE
44. Where the taffrail is. : STERN
47. Oily ketone: Chem. : CARONE
51. Wearer of the caduceus. : MEDIC
53. Indicate. : READ
54. French-German river. : SAAR
55. Pedantic ones. : PRIGS
58. Certain haircuts: Slang. : FLATTOPS
61. Type of conflict. : GLOBALWAR
62. Character in Scott poem. : ELLEN
64. Box ___. : PLEATS
65. Overpowers. : STUNS
67. Hunter and others. : IANS
68. Costello and others. : LOUS
69. Suffix meaning horn. : CERAS
70. Another part of 4-H Club motto. : HEART
73. Fix in place. : PLANT
74. Begin. : SETTO
77. Of certain Greek philosophers. : SOCRATEAN
78. Robalo. : SNOOK
81. Life jackets for airmen. : MAEWESTS
82. Chinese mercantile house. : HONG
83. Vexation. : SORENESS
86. Treasurers. : BURSARS
88. Footloose. : FREE
91. Put a ___ (end). : STOPTO
93. Memorable slave of Samos. : AESOP
95. Inherent power. : ENERGY
97. Famous Swiss mathematician. : EULER
99. Festive. : GALA
100. Administrator: Abbr. : EXEC
101. Precise. : NICE
103. One-half a cuartillo. : TLAC
104. Farm structure. : SILO
106. Tennyson poem. : DORA
107. French Socialist. : BLUM
108. Island off Tuscany. : ELBA
111. Blood money, in early Scots law. : CRO
112. Pledge. : VOW

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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