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PERSONAL PROPERTY

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1960

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 695 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,999
Across
1. Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
5. More craven. : BASER
10. Copying device, for short. : MIMEO
15. Certain girder. : IBEAM
20. Site of forbidden fruit. : ADAMSAPPLE
22. Part of a popular suite. : ANITRASDANCE
25. Marchers on Washington, 1894. : COXEYSARMY
26. Plant with blue or white flowers. : JACOBSLADDER
27. Part of TNT. : TRI
28. Piquant. : RACY
29. What "nemo" means. : NOONE
31. Native of 132 Across. : LAO
32. In ___. : ESSE
33. Memphis' river. : NILE
34. Wilkes ___. : BARRE
35. Stacked. : PILED
37. Cozen. : CHEAT
39. Specialty. : FORTE
40. Boy Scout's trip. : HIKE
41. Town near Teramo. : ATRI
45. Evinced. : SHOWN
46. Accoutred. : CLAD
47. English naval hero. : DRAKE
49. Rolls dough. : KNEADS
51. Plays hooky, in England. : TIBS
52. ___ Mountain. : BEAR
53. Aficionado's cheer. : OLE
54. Boston ___. : BLACKIE
55. Literary initials. : RLS
56. Man of indecision, from famous sophism. : BURIDANSASS
60. Symbol of regret. : RUE
61. Relative of a millennium. : EON
62. Hero worshiper. : IDOLATER
64. Designer of U. S. flag. : REID
65. Rue de la ___. : PAIX
67. Sibilant signals. : PSTS
68. Locker room ointments. : ARNICAS
69. Spruce. : TRIG
70. Of wine: Comb. form. : OENO
71. Himself: Lat. : IPSE
72. Natives of Tallinn. : ESTHS
73. Novel of 1923. : SWANNSWAY
75. Bergen's dummy. : SNERD
77. Move slowly. : INCH
78. Spire ornaments. : EPIS
79. Porcine grunt, à la comics. : OINK
80. The unau is. : TWOTOED
82. County in No. Carolina. : ASHE
83. ___ Mawr. : BRYN
84. Of course! : SURE
85. Fish-eating bird. : SEAEAGLE
86. Electrical unit. : MHO
87. Clay for making bricks. : PUG
88. It was located in Coloma, Cal. : SUTTERSMILL
91. ___ grass (meadow barley). : RIE
92. Heating plants. : BOILERS
94. Uno, due, ___. : TRE
95. Bail. : LADE
96. Kind of mail: Abbr. : REGD
97. Aid. : SUCCOR
98. South African aunt. : TANTA
100. Edibles. : FARE
101. Netted. : MESHY
102. Control. : REIN
103. Fresh-water fishes. : GARS
104. Laughing. : RIANT
106. Swashbuckle. : BOAST
107. Service trees. : SORBS
109. Within the law. : LICIT
110. Beauty parlor item, for short. : PERM
111. Lawsuit, in Spain. : ACTO
115. Bleat. : BAA
116. One of a set, as of silver. : PIECE
117. Inter ___. : ALIA
118. "O Sole ___." : MIO
121. Brandon Thomas hit, 1892. : CHARLEYSAUNT
124. Term coined in W.W.I. : NOMANSLAND
127. Watch for this in 1986. : HALLEYSCOMET
128. Rosalind Russell role. : CRAIGSWIFE
129. Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
130. Creator of "My Friend Flicka." : OHARA
131. Orients. : EASTS
132. Its capital Vientiane. : LAOS
Down
1. Discrimination. : TACT
2. Incense. : ODOR
3. Move along the ground, as a plane. : TAXI
4. Uncle: Dial. : EME
5. Igneous rock. : BASALT
6. Swiftly. : APACE
7. Nimble. : SPRY
8. Ulmaceous tree. : ELM
9. Character in beast-epic. : REYNARD
10. Specialized in a subject. : MAJORED
11. Vacuous. : INANE
12. Mickey's family. : MICE
13. Initials linked to DDE. : ETO
14. Circular. : ORBLIKE
15. Gilbertian princess. : IDA
16. Commanded. : BADE
17. Remnants. : ENDS
18. Holes-in-one. : ACES
19. Boundary. : MERE
21. Resident of Esh Sham. : SYRIAN
23. On the market. : ASALE
24. Blackthorn. : SLOE
30. Breadcrumb. : ORT
33. Intelligence. : NEWS
34. Keep. : BOARD
35. It towers over Colorado Springs. : PIKESPEAK
36. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
37. First play by Lillian Hellman. : CHILDRENSHOUR
38. This or nothing. : HOBSONSCHOICE
39. Knack. : FLAIR
40. Haarlem painter. : HALS
42. Hawkshaw. : TEC
43. Famous series of engravings. : RAKESPROGRESS
44. Lunt and Fontanne vehicle. : IDIOTSDELIGHT
45. Minute groove. : STRIA
46. Daughter of Ops. : CERES
48. Way. : ROAD
49. One of three K's. : KLUX
50. Detect. : SENSE
52. "___ for me, give me liberty . . . " : BUTAS
54. Con ___. : BRIO
56. One of three B's. : BACH
57. Robespierre's birthplace. : ARRAS
58. German's negative. : NEIN
59. Leave for the day: Colloq. : SIGNOUT
63. Supple. : LITHE
66. Indefinite amount. : ANY
67. Religious figure. : PIETA
69. Castor and Pollux. : TWINSTARS
70. Landlord. : OWNER
73. Emissary. : SPY
74. Progenitor. : SIRE
75. Meadowland. : SWALE
76. One of Byron's names. : NOEL
77. Metrical feet. : IAMBS
78. Ten million ___ equal one joule. : ERGS
80. Volcanic peak of Tenerife. : TEIDE
81. Active: Dial. : DEEDY
83. Type of pronunciation. : BURR
84. Printer's term. : STET
85. Capable. : SMART
87. Wetbacks. : PEONS
89. Samovars. : URNS
90. Opinion: Colloq. : SLANT
93. W.W. II vessel. : LCI
96. Paper measure. : REAM
98. Condiment sauce. : TABASCO
99. Short song. : ARIETTA
100. Earthenware. : FAIENCE
101. Fennish spot. : MORASS
103. ___ "Elegy." : GRAYS
105. It regulates transportation. : ICC
106. People. : BEINGS
108. Do as told. : OBEY
109. Relative of a daisy cutter. : LINER
110. Braid. : PLAIT
111. Painful. : ACHY
112. Part of Dickens' signature. : CHAS
113. Argentine timber tree. : TALA
114. Paris' airport. : ORLY
116. Cougar. : PUMA
117. Candlenut trees. : AMAS
118. Hermes' mother. : MAIA
119. Lowdown. : INFO
120. Anacreontics. : ODES
122. Edgar ___ Masters. : LEE
123. St. Patrick's Day marchers: Abbr. : AOH
125. Mouth: Lat. : ORA
126. Plimsoll's line: Abbr. : LWL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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