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JAMBOREE

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1954

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 736 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,839
Across
1. Chimpanzee. : JOCKO
6. Type of music. : JIVE
10. Coachman. : JEHU
14. Big clumsy thing or person. : JUMBO
19. Bad-tempered person. : TARTAR
20. Athenian statesman. : ARISTIDES
22. Echo and friends. : OREADS
24. Bristlelike appendage. : ARISTA
25. Asiatic people. : NIPPONESE
26. Condiment: Var. : CURRIE
27. Alter ___. : EGO
28. Phils' fielder. : ENNIS
30. Annoys. : IRKS
31. Lions. : LEOS
33. Groove. : RUT
34. Droop. : LOLL
36. Gloomy man. : GUS
37. Aircraft. : JETS
38. Champ of 1915. : JESS
39. "Lord" and others. : JIMS
40. Footwear. : SNEAKER
42. Clashes. : JARS
43. Absolves. : JUSTIFIES
45. Fortifications. : BASTIONS
47. Little ones. : TADS
48. Cargo unit. : TON
49. City in Siberia. : TOMSK
52. Drive. : URGE
53. Holy Thursday. : ASCENSIONDAY
58. Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
59. After: Fr. : APRES
61. Horny bill. : BEAK
62. Observed. : EYED
63. A state: Abbr. : ORE
64. Heating device. : ETNA
66. Claret. : RED
67. Sets right. : REDRESSES
69. Range in France and Switzerland. : JURA
70. More comic. : DROLLER
72. Fruit dots on ferns. : SORI
73. 1891 heroine. : TESS
74. Side arm. : SABER
75. Jumbles. : OLIOS
76. Odd notion. : CONCEIT
78. Girls. : JILLS
79. Pang. : AGONY
80. Literary titan: Abbr. : SHAK
82. Arm bone. : ULNA
83. Small Spanish horses. : JENNETS
85. Stall. : LOGE
86. Truce signal. : WHITEFLAG
88. Joliet's birthplace: Abbr. : CAN
89. Access. : ADIT
90. Printers' union. : ITU
91. Fodder box. : CRIB
92. Horse. : ROAN
93. Homeland of 25 Across. : JAPAN
95. Girl's name. : AVA
96. Communications system. : THEGRAPEVINE
99. Subject of a "Carousel" song : JUNE
100. Hen. : LAYER
102. Avena Sativa. : OAT
103. Actress Donna. : REED
104. Deal with badly. : MISTREAT
106. Devices used at U. N. : EARPHONES
109. Surprise. : JOLT
110. Whole. : INTEGER
114. Ancient god. : JOVE
115. Steel girder. : IBAR
116. Droop. : WILT
117. Step or degree. : PEG
118. Room: Sp. : SALA
119. Brew. : ALE
120. Unite. : KNIT
121. Part of London. : SOHO
122. Mythical voyager. : JASON
124. Hair pad. : RAT
125. Slip. : MISCUE
127. More of the same. : ITERATION
130. Deduction. : REBATE
132. Spotted butterflies. : SATYRS
133. Treated to excess. : OVERDOSED
134. Defrauder. : GOUGER
135. Ointments. : NARDS
136. Not one: Dial. : NARY
137. Membranes: Anat. : VELA
138. Over. : ENDED
Down
1. Shoptalk. : JARGON
2. Jimmy Dykes. : ORIOLE
3. Coins: Abbr. : CTS
4. Bianca's sister. : KATE
5. Juicy fruits. : ORANGES
6. Doughboys' favorite entertainer. : JANIS
7. Flower. : IRIS
8. Celebrity. : VIP
9. Discoverers. : ESPIERS
10. Lively pranks. : JINKS
11. J. Chuter and family. : EDES
12. "For ___ a jolly good fellow." : HES
13. Futility. : USELESSNESS
14. Humorous remarks. : JOCOSITIES
15. Extinct ox. : URUS
16. Mal de ___. : MER
17. Creator of Capt. Hook. : BARRIE
18. Hatreds. : ODIUMS
19. Asian weights. : TAELS
21. Court matters. : TORTS
23. 6-4; 6-2. : SETS
29. Educator. : NURTURER
32. Id ___. : EST
35. College workshops. : LABS
37. Henry VIII's third wife. : JANE
38. Hero of 1896 novel. : JUDE
39. Aladdin's helpers. : JINN
41. New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
42. Reminds. : JOGS
43. Coat material. : JACKETING
44. Junket. : FOOD
46. Angry. : IRED
47. Ruler. : TSAR
49. Joined. : TIED
50. Jute's contemporary. : OSTROGOTH
51. Skinner specialty. : MONOLOGUE
53. Rooms: Rom. Antiq. : AEDICULAE
54. Scythes: Scot. : SYES
55. Inventor of baseball. : DOUBLEDAY
56. Tending to hold. : ARRESTIVE
57. January's production. : YEAR
60. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
61. European capital. : BERN
65. Straighten. : ALINE
67. Breeding places. : ROOKERIES
68. Bristle. : SETA
69. 1927 novel. : JALNA
71. Actress Myrna. : LOY
72. Begone! : SCAT
74. Envy or sloth. : SIN
77. Joie de vivre. : ELAN
78. Napoleonic battlefield. : JENA
79. Settled. : ALIT
80. Junk. : SHIP
81. Bear business. : HIBERNATION
83. Jerry Lewis jests. : JAPERIES
84. Jennifer Jones, for instance. : STAR
86. Ire. : WRATHINESS
87. Loving. : FOND
88. See 1 Down. : CANT
91. ___ shooting. : CRAP
93. Epithet of 20 Across. : JUST
94. Above the equator: Abbr. : NLAT
97. Sen Kefauver's colleague. : GORE
98. Change sides. : VEER
99. Cast off. : JILT
101. Actor Roscoe. : ATES
104. Soviet official. : MOLOTOV
105. Devour. : ENGORGE
106. Greek dialect. : EOLIAN
107. Sacred Persian writings. : AVESTA
108. Sash. : OBI
109. Crusade for a principle. : JIHAD
111. Jeep's home. : GARAGE
112. Jubilant. : ELATED
113. Estimator. : RATER
114. Bread spreads. : JAMS
116. Care. : WORRY
117. Bearlike animal. : PANDA
120. Nomad of Iran. : KURD
121. Soothsayer. : SEER
122. Old Testament prophet. : JOEL
123. Type of sign. : NEON
126. St. ___, French "West Point." : CYR
128. Power project. : TVA
129. Verb suffix. : ISE
131. Sprout. : BUD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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