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WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
A. H. Drummond Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,288
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1. French scientist of 17th century. : PASCAL
7. Removes by violence. : TEARSUP
14. Organizes. : GETSUP
20. City near Hamburg. : ALTONA
21. Site of Dante's tomb. : RAVENNA
22. Greek goddess. : ATHENA
23. Philosopher-emperor (121–180). : MARCUSAURELIUS
25. Achieves as a gain. : SCORES
26. Composer Satie. : ERIK
27. Hebrew letter. : SIN
28. Move nimbly. : NIP
29. Kitchen measure: Abbr. : TSP
31. Inlets: Span. : RIAS
32. Year Nero's reign started. : LIV
33. Without supply. : SOLDOUT
35. Not so many. : FEWER
37. Ibsen character. : ASE
38. ___ the hole. : ACEIN
40. French miss: Abbr. : MLLE
41. Something for sale. : WARE
42. Canadian physician. : OSLER
44. Under control. : TOHEEL
46. Polished. : SHINEDUP
48. Not a prizewinner. : ALSORAN
51. Up and about. : ASTIR
53. Dealt with. : TREATED
57. Edge. : LIP
58. Butter tubs. : KITS
60. Pipe on top of a chimney. : POT
61. "Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
62. Beverage. : ALE
63. Thespian of sorts. : EMOTER
65. Iced wine drink. : CLARETCUP
68. Writer Claude ___. : ANET
69. Substance. : METAL
70. Musical embellishment. : GRACENOTE
71. Saying. : ADAGE
72. Army group: Abbr. : BATT
73. Inflationary factor. : PRICERISE
74. Shoe. : BROGAN
75. Chemical suffix. : IDE
76. Dog's leash. : SLIP
77. Coin of Peru. : SOL
78. Sentence. : DOOM
80. Noun ending. : ENT
81. Waxed. : CERATED
83. Pumps. : SHOES
85. ___ Rules of Order. : ROBERTS
87. ___, fire! : READYAIM
89. Historic peak. : ARARAT
91. Kind of vote. : STRAW
94. Bridge ___. : LAMP
95. Water ouzel. : PIET
96. Objects often counted. : NOSES
100. Letter. : CEE
101. Emotional display. : SCENE
103. Matched. : TALLIED
105. Business abbreviation. : ENC
106. Cause to be. : HAVE
108. Inquire. : ASK
109. Elders: Abbr. : SRS
110. The Tabard. : INN
111. Botanic wrinkle. : RUGA
112. Opera by Von Weber. : OBERON
114. French National Assembly, 1302–1789. : ESTATESGENERAL
118. Tethering rope. : LARIAT
119. Fitting environment. : ELEMENT
120. Andalusian port. : MALAGA
121. Moving forces. : AGENTS
122. Commercial traveler's wares. : SAMPLES
123. Of an earlier time: Poet. : YESTER
1. Novel subtitled "Virtue Rewarded." : PAMELA
2. Pillager of Rome, 410. : ALARIC
3. Battle. : STRIVE
4. Small pile of hay. : COCK
5. Sky god of Babylonia. : ANU
6. See 118 Across. : LASSO
7. Kind of bed. : TRUNDLE
8. Musical sense. : EAR
9. Way. : AVENUE
10. Fired again. : RELIT
11. Bit. : SNIP
12. Burmese statesman. : UNU
13. Between fetlock and hoof. : PASTERN
14. Peninsular part of Quebec. : GASPE
15. Common abbreviation. : ETC
16. Dweller in Asgard. : THOR
17. Novel form. : SERIAL
18. Disquiet. : UNEASE
19. Cautious bridge player. : PASSER
24. Minor disorder. : AILMENT
30. Old song title. : SWEETSUE
33. Device for submarines. : SNORKEL
34. Jar. : OLLA
35. Brussels attraction. : FAIR
36. City on the Seine. : ROUEN
39. Modernizer of Japan. : ITO
41. 600-mile African river. : WHITENILE
43. Resort. : SPA
45. Minute distance. : HAIR
46. Buttery. : STOREROOM
47. Dismiss. : DROP
48. Distilling device. : ALEMBIC
49. Cooling drink. : LIMEADE
50. C. D. worker. : SPOTTER
52. Transportation of a sort. : SPACESHIP
54. Songbird. : TANAGER
55. Fastidiously tasteful. : ELEGANT
56. Catches. : DETENTS
59. Fractional currency. : SCRIP
61. Behaved. : ACTED
64. Make lace. : TAT
66. Fond du ___. : LAC
67. Cough: Span. : TOS
68. Fuss. : ADO
70. Restaurant equipment. : GRIDDLES
71. Brassard. : ARMBAND
73. Entreaty. : PLEA
74. Rude person. : BOOR
76. Worries: Colloq. : STEWS
79. Speechifying. : ORATING
82. Heavenly altar. : ARA
83. Unchanged. : SAME
84. Spinnaker. : SAIL
86. Ike's old command. : ETO
88. Stengelmen. : YANKEES
90. Catalogues anew. : RELISTS
91. ___ cantorum. : SCHOLA
92. Raw material for a hot drink. : TEABAG
93. Noted silversmith. : REVERE
95. Art medium. : PASTEL
97. Noted French painter, pointillist. : SEURAT
98. Involve. : ENGAGE
99. Mathematical quantity. : SCALAR
102. Bevels. : CANTS
103. Freight ship having no regular schedule. : TRAMP
104. Foe. : ENEMY
107. Innisfail. : ERIN
109. Retard one's self, in skiing. : STEM
111. Electrical units. : RELS
113. Cereal grass. : OAT
115. Moroccan port, suburb of Rabat. : SLA
116. Compass point. : ENE
117. Scotch negative. : NAE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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