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AT HOME AND ABROAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1955

Author:
Harold D. Cannon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,189
Across
1. Folklore character. : REMUS
6. The military 30 inches. : STEP
10. Epic, c. 1200. : EDDA
14. Zoroastrians. : PARSEES
21. Davy Crockett's last fight. : ALAMO
22. Wiggly. : EELY
23. Mortgage. : LIEN
24. Perturb. : AGITATE
25. Site of Giant's Causeway. : NORTHERNIRELAND
28. Ammunition wagon. : CAISSON
29. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
30. Neglect. : OMIT
31. Troutlike fish. : SMELT
32. Seeds. : PIPS
33. Verbal contraction. : TIS
34. The "Rock." : GIB
36. Harden. : SEAR
38. Salk and others: Abbr. : DRS
39. Sidewalk ___. : CAFE
40. Actor Lugosi. : BELA
41. ___ war. : MANOF
43. Redlegs moundsman. : STALEY
45. Helper: Abbr. : ALLY
46. Basque cap. : BERET
47. Genus of spider monkeys. : ATELES
49. Sacred picture. : ICON
50. Part of an ice pack. : FLOE
51. Pass. : ELAPSE
52. Thursday and Friday. : DETECTIVES
54. Yum-Yum and others. : MAIDS
55. Green moth. : LUNA
56. Water strider. : SKATER
57. One of many on the Scheldt. : DIKE
58. Impish child. : TYKE
60. Twaddle. : ROT
63. Wise saying. : SAW
66. Fabrications. : LIES
67. Intonations. : CADENCIES
69. F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
70. Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
72. Parry: Poet. : FEND
73. Peruses. : CONS
74. Fortification. : REDAN
75. Value. : ASSESS
76. Military reservation of the U. S. : CANALZONE
78. Recall to one's memory. : REMIND
79. Observances. : RITES
80. American feminist. : CATT
81. Descriptive of "Macbeth," Act I, Scene 1. : EERY
82. Warship of 1591. : REVENGE
83. Enlarged: Arch. : EKED
84. Favorites of the top stars. : CAMERAMEN
86. Grant. : CEDE
87. Work of art. : GEM
88. Source: Abbr. : DER
89. Road-building tool. : TAMP
90. Cleo's maid. : IRAS
91. Shelter for game. : COVERT
93. Modernists. : NEOS
95. Highway to Alaska. : ALCAN
97. When destiny's hand intervenes. : CLOSESHAVE
101. Cupboard. : CLOSET
103. Adroit. : NEAT
104. Awkward one. : BOOR
105. Mrs. Harriman and namesakes. : MARIES
106. Hurricane ___. : LAMPS
107. Bea Lillie's name. : PEEL
108. Beguile. : DELUDE
110. Actor, one of Capt. Nemo's crew. : LORRE
111. Noted chemist. : UREY
112. Lend an ear. : MARK
113. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
114. Game piece. : TILE
116. College degree. : BLA
117. Pitcher Maglie. : SAL
118. Monk parrot. : LORO
119. Opera role. : TOSCA
121. Becomes drowsy. : NODS
123. Blackbird. : ANI
125. Rods between switch rails. : TIEBARS
127. Locale for Nordhoff and Hall. : SOUTHSEAISLANDS
130. Understanding. : ENTENTE
131. Feed the kitty. : ANTE
132. Strokes. : PATS
133. Inventor's forte. : IDEAS
134. Mignonettes. : RESEDAS
135. Sea: German. : MEER
136. Pintail. : SMEE
137. Like a rock garden. : MOSSY
Down
1. Eminence. : RANK
2. Stretch out. : ELONGATE
3. Capt. Queeg, for example. : MARTINET
4. Preparedness program, shelved 1952. : UMT
5. Part of London. : SOHO
6. Fall event. : SERIES
7. Experimental offers. : TENTATIVES
8. Actor Wallach. : ELI
9. Units of light intensity. : PYRS
10. R. I. signer of Declaration. : ELLERY
11. Instrument panel items. : DIALS
12. Tooth of a wheel. : DENT
13. As well as. : AND
14. Tranquilize. : PACIFY
15. Exhibiting astonishment. : AGAPE
16. Noted Danish-American. : RIIS
17. Highways: Abbr. : STS
18. Subject of Berlin song. : EASTERPARADING
19. Satin fabrics. : ETOILES
20. Appreciated by eye, ear, etc. : SENSATE
26. River into North Sea. : EMS
27. North Sea port. : EMDEN
32. Part of the Levant. : PALESTINE
35. Tree trunks. : BOLES
37. Fast plane. : RACER
39. Earth. : CLOD
40. Comedian Orson. : BEAN
41. Fantastic. : MAD
42. Irresponsible. : FECKLESS
44. ___ Alamos. : LOS
45. Play by Sidney Howard. : ALIENCORN
46. Second ring of archer's target. : BLUE
48. Dyes. : STAINS
50. Coil (a rope). : FAKE
51. Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
53. Citizens of: Suffix. : ITES
54. Minstrel show interlocutor. : MIDDLEMAN
57. Greeley's associate. : DANA
59. Word used before "but." : YES
61. Bowl at Miami. : ORANGE
62. Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
63. Panicky. : SCARED
64. European clover. : ALSIKE
65. Short order entrees. : WESTERNOMELETS
67. Located in the middle. : CENTRICAL
68. Rabbit fur. : CONY
69. Artistic sprinkling. : SEME
71. Reward. : MEED
72. Clotho. : FATE
74. Legal change. : REVERSAL
76. So. American bellbird. : CAMPANERO
77. Zuider and Tappan. : ZEES
78. Set free. : REDEEM
80. Essex river. : CAM
82. Accelerates a motor. : REVS
84. Formulate. : CAST
85. "How now! ___?" Hamlet. : ARAT
86. Radcliffe's relationship with Harvard. : COORDINATE
89. Parts of golf clubs. : TOES
91. Batter's best. : CLOUT
92. Beat. : THROB
94. Make out. : ESPY
96. Vegetable. : LEEK
97. Passage for Tenzing. : COL
98. Modern travel routes. : AIRLANES
99. Galleries. : VERANDAS
100. Helmsman's direction. : ESE
101. Group of stars. : CLUSTER
102. Mrs. Durocher. : LARAINE
104. Tree. : BEECH
107. Gives the syntax. : PARSES
108. Coat. : DUSTER
109. TV's McElhone. : ELOISE
112. Plane stop on Fayal island. : MORTA
113. Line on a road map. : ROUTE
115. Ms. men: Abbr. : EDS
118. Estate. : LAND
119. Elegance. : TONE
120. Vipers. : ASPS
122. Svelte. : SLIM
124. Paris suburb. : ISSY
126. ___ bird (flycatcher). : BEE
127. 70 Across. : SAM
128. Greek underground group. : EAM
129. "Oklahoma!" Annie. : ADO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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