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DIVERTISSEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1964

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 19, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,425
Across Down
1. Step. : TREAD
6. Kind of year. : SOLAR
11. Italian coins. : SCUDI
16. Fold mark. : CREASE
17. Wool: Fr. : LAINE
18. Locust. : CICADA
20. City in Michigan. : MOUNTPLEASANT
22. Florida college. : ROLLINS
24. Desert spots. : OASES
25. English Puritan. : PYM
26. Philippine mahogany. : NARRA
28. On one's own. : ALONE
29. Wiles. : ARTS
30. O'Hara book. : THEBIGLAUGH
33. State: Fr. : ETAT
34. Lao-___. : TSE
35. Of the hand. : CHIRAL
36. Map addendum. : INSET
38. Highway sign. : SLO
39. ___ sights. : SEETHE
41. Mild cold. : SNIFFLE
44. Dutch commune. : RHEDEN
46. Aspect. : AURA
48. Frenchmen. : GAULS
49. Caen's river. : ORNE
50. Stenog's job. : STENCIL
53. Compass point. : NNE
54. First bidder in bridge. : DEALER
57. Brothers. : MEN
58. Hebrew letters. : KOPHS
61. Ben ___. : NEVIS
65. Hero of "South Pacific." : EMILE
66. Russian guild. : ARTEL
68. Song from "South Pacific." : HAPPYTALK
70. Corona. : CIGAR
71. Act part. : SCENE
72. ___ on the market. : ADRUG
73. Equine sound. : NEIGH
75. Hawk parrot. : HIA
76. Teutonic earth goddess. : HERTHA
78. Dickens character. : PIP
80. State capital. : TRENTON
82. F.F.V.'s. : LEES
83. New Mexican Indians. : PIROS
85. Prophet. : SEER
86. Biblical peak. : ARARAT
88. Tell, for one. : WILLIAM
90. Canceled. : ERASED
94. Little: Fr. : PEU
95. Drivel. : DROOL
97. Old French coins. : LIARDS
99. Bravo: Sp. : OLE
100. Means: Abbr. : AVGS
102. Cary novel. : AFEARFULJOY
105. Rapid gait. : CLIP
106. Hunting cries. : SOHOS
108. Japanese immigrants. : ISSEI
109. Mauna ___. : LOA
110. Get ___ on. : ALINE
111. One who goes around. : SKIRTER
113. Hit of 1905. : THEMERRYWIDOW
116. Physicist Fermi. : ENRICO
117. Peak in Colorado. : EOLUS
118. Breadwinner. : EARNER
119. Triangular charge: Her. : GYRON
120. Makes tidy: Dial. : REDDS
121. Former Mayor O'___. : DWYER
1. Administrator. : TRUSTEE
2. Clair and others. : RENES
3. Diner sign. : EATS
4. Horned viper. : ASP
5. Ancient Greek city. : DELPHI
6. Noisily. : SLAMBANG
7. Occidental group. : OAS
8. Weight akin to a tael. : LIANG
9. Chronicle. : ANNAL
10. Tracks again. : RETRAILS
11. Rawboned ones. : SCRAGS
12. Labor group. : CIO
13. Western campus. : UCLA
14. Slab of marble. : DALLE
15. Sherwood play. : IDIOTSDELIGHT
16. Like some humor. : COARSE
19. Imposte for a benefice. : ANNALE
20. Ditches. : MOATS
21. Lookers. : EYERS
23. Put atop. : SETON
27. Magic sign. : RUNE
30. "From ___ Grande . . . " : THERIO
31. Of Troy. : ILIAN
32. King of 4 A.D. : HEROD
35. Black-bellied plover. : CHUCKLEHEAD
37. Rah, rah, rah. : THREECHEERS
40. Skin shade. : TAN
42. Broadway hit. : FUNNYGIRL
43. London street. : FLEET
45. In friendly manner: Fr. : ENAMI
47. Greek letter. : ALPHA
50. Big hit. : SMASH
51. Third canonical hour. : TERCE
52. Broadway play. : ENTERLAUGHING
55. Olive oil: Prefix. : ELAIO
56. Showed a film again. : RERAN
59. Experienced. : HAD
60. Spraying device: Abbr. : SPR
62. Cliburn. : VAN
63. ___ de France. : ILE
64. Class dinner features. : SKITS
67. Matriculate. : ENTER
69. First-grader. : PUPIL
74. Voracious. : GREEDY
77. Ad ___. : ASTRA
79. French soldier. : POILU
81. 1933 agency. : NRA
83. Column. : PILASTER
84. Without means of navigation. : SAILLESS
86. Throw ___. : APASS
87. Annul. : REVOKE
88. Troubles. : WOES
89. " ___ Barbara." : MAJOR
91. More firm. : SOLIDER
92. Writer Wylie. : ELINOR
93. Noted after-dinner speaker. : DEPEW
96. "A man ___." : OFIRON
98. Laughed loudly. : ROARED
101. Polite exclamation. : SORRY
103. Cultivate again. : REHOE
104. Popular poet. : FIELD
105. Maggie of vaudeville. : CLINE
107. Activity. : STIR
110. Crooked. : AWRY
112. Habitat: Prefix. : ECO
114. ___ puppy. : MUD
115. Nautical term. : YAW

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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