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ON THE BOUNDING MAIN

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1970

Author: Jorgen Rohleder
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 497 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,624
Across Down
1. Mil. quarters : BKS
4. German hall : SAAL
8. London network : BBC
11. Boom : SPAR
15. Mineral : ORE
16. Entrée : ACCESS
19. Indian shrub : SOLA
20. Yarn : TALE
21. Invincible Armada : SAILFLEETOFSPAIN
25. Melody : ARIA
26. Launce : SANDEEL
27. Shower time : APRIL
28. U-boat's aid : SNORKEL
30. Not so much : LESS
31. Go wrong : ERR
33. Norse mariner : ERICSON
35. Response: Abbr. : ANS
36. Show grief : SOB
37. Esoteric knowledge : SECRETS
38. Yellowish brown : AMBER
43. Kind of sayer : SOOTH
45. Ice: Ger. : EIS
46. Forward end : NOSE
50. Gun attendant : LOADER
52. Life jacket : MAEWEST
54. Tentacle : FEELER
56. Sea mammal : FURSEAL
58. Do a double take : REACT
59. Strived : TRIEDTO
60. British queen : ANNE
61. Penury : NEED
63. Middle East capital : TEHERAN
65. Induction agcy. : SSS
66. Salty accounts : TALESOFTHESEVENSEAS
70. Resin : LAC
71. System of plowing : CONTOUR
72. Submissive : MEEK
73. Jurassic division : LIAS
75. House of ___ : ILLFAME
77. River in Poland : PISIA
79. Chancel seats : SEDILIA
81. Mounts : STEEDS
82. Kind of garden : BOTANIC
84. Repeated : RETOLD
85. Model's concern : POSE
86. Biblical father : NER
87. ___ circle : INNER
89. Concise : TERSE
90. Direct : FRONTAL
93. Bikini part : BRA
94. Gibbon : APE
97. Never mind! : LETITGO
98. Old warship weapon : RAM
99. Moves in circles : ORBS
103. Navigator's aid : SEXTANT
105. Relief org. : UNRRA
107. Offender's concern : PENALTY
110. Musical work : TRIO
111. Certain travel fee : TOURISTCLASSFARE
114. Get under one's skin : RILE
115. Israeli name : EBAN
116. Group meeting of a kind : SEANCE
117. Tangle : MAT
118. Beverages : ALES
119. ___ Alte : DER
120. Editor's word : STET
121. Roof finial : EPI
1. Tweed : BOSS
2. African village : KRAAL
3. French river : SEINE
4. Bank items : SAFES
5. Asian tree : ACLE
6. Like some bridge hands : ACELESS
7. Shelter : LEE
8. Neck wrap : BOA
9. Utter joys : BLISSES
10. Lacks ability : CANNOT
11. Navigator's aid : STAR
12. Arctic wear : PARKA
13. Uitlander : ALIEN
14. Old Sp. coins : REALS
17. Sea maneuver : STARBOARDTOPORTTURN
18. Drench : SOP
19. Relaxes, nautically : SPLICESTHEMAINBRACE
22. British body: Abbr. : LDS
23. Old salt's words for novices : FRESHWATERSAILORS
24. Title of respect : SIRE
29. Cricket sides : ONS
32. Space : ROOM
34. Censure: Abbr. : CRIT
38. Code word for A : ALFA
39. W. Va. town : MOUNTALTO
40. Clingers : BARNACLES
41. Defunct auto : EDSEL
42. Caddoan : REE
44. Golf area : TEE
46. Born: Fr. : NEE
47. Tar : OLDSAILOR
48. Prepares, as a sloop : SETSSAILS
49. Aphrodite's aide : EROS
51. Pays in a way : RANSOMS
53. Old habitats : ECES
54. More open : FRANKER
55. German number : EINS
57. Sierra ___ : LEONE
59. Grove features : TREES
62. Triton : EFT
64. Daughter of ___ : EVE
67. Acquired character : ECAD
68. Eight: Fr. : HUIT
69. Type style : ELITE
70. Speak imperfectly : LISP
74. French marquis : SADE
76. Charge : FEE
78. Serai : INN
80. Mil. group : DET
82. River in Bolivia : BENI
83. Wax, in prescriptions : CERA
86. After Hamlet's "or" : NOTTOBE
88. Unrestrained : RAMPANT
90. Gulf state: Abbr. : FLA
91. Like some tuxedoes : RENTED
92. God of fire : AGNI
94. "Ad ___ per . . . " : ASTRA
95. Risk : PERIL
96. Drive out : EXILE
99. Attack : ONSET
100. Br. fliers : RAF
101. Reproach : BLAME
102. Purse part : STRAP
104. ___ the line : TOES
106. Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
108. Verb suffix : ESCE
109. Himalaya wonder : YETI
112. Nasser domain : UAR
113. Sp. article : LAS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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