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WISE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 12, 1970

Author:
Jennie Lemmo
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jennie Lemmo has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,638
Across
1. Occupation : TRADE
6. Lesser Sunda island : TIMOR
11. Ran a spread : RANCHED
18. Ancestor of human race : PREMAN
19. Habituate : INURE
20. Smoke-eater's gear : FIREHOSE
21. Eat crow : RECANT
22. Won closely : NOSED
23. Friml's forte : OPERETTA
24. Become weedy : OVERGROW
26. Man with a ladder : HOUSEPAINTER
28. Fountain order : SODA
29. Take out : ERASE
31. Saharan hackney : CAMEL
32. Fish : EEL
33. Poet's word : ERE
34. Lured : SNARED
35. Hateful person : TOAD
36. Like some apples : WORMY
38. Judgment : DECREE
39. Pori native : FINN
40. Potato chip's friend : DIP
41. Noel Coward's spirit : BLITHE
43. Campaign : DRIVE
45. Predicament : DILEMMA
49. ___ Hélène : SAINTE
50. Abundance : STORE
51. Approach : COMENEAR
52. Made up for : ATONED
53. Greene's Third Man : LIME
54. Beauty parlor job : WAVE
55. Narrow margin : HAIR
56. Ocean route : LANE
57. Breed of sheep : HAMPSHIRE
59. Loop in anatomy : ANSA
60. "Roger and ___" : OVER
61. Fillet : BONE
62. Current : TIDE
63. 1936 campaigner : LANDON
65. Suspect : MISTRUST
67. Sweetie pie : HONEY
68. Space a paragraph : INDENT
69. Least challenging : EASIEST
70. Poem division : CANTO
71. Furs : OTTERS
72. Writings : MSS
73. Bona ___ : FIDE
74. Smoothed a pillow : PATTED
76. Cash, for one : ASSET
79. Tuscan city : PISA
80. Commemorative coins : MEDALS
81. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
84. Tangle : MAT
85. Roast : PARCH
86. End on ___ of sadness : ANOTE
87. Authenticate : SEAL
88. Variety of non-clam : BLABBERMOUTH
92. Give new zing to : RECREATE
94. Well-read : LITERATE
95. Hale character : NOLAN
97. Pitcher : HURLER
98. Brightly inlaid : ENAMELED
99. White sauce : CREME
100. Refer, with "to" : ADVERT
101. Not coincidental : RELATED
102. Tenor role in 49 Down : HEROD
103. Arctic explorer : PEARY
Down
1. "Key Largo" Oscar winner : TREVOR
2. Shrink : RECEDE
3. Met soprano : AMARA
4. Mild cussword : DANG
5. Confirmed : ENTRENCHED
6. Cowboys' table setting : TINWARE
7. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
8. Went by dog team : MUSHED
9. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
10. Tending to diminish : REDUCTIVE
11. Rushed headlong : RIPPED
12. Of a space : AREAL
13. St. Philip ___ : NERI
14. Snow goose genus : CHEN
15. Opera's Hans ___ : HOTTER
16. Regard highly : ESTEEM
17. At great cost : DEARLY
18. Sometimes purple output : PROSE
20. One on the other side : FOEMAN
25. "___ est laborare" : ORARE
27. French river : SAONE
30. Sowing season : SEEDTIME
34. Lisi's seven : SETTE
36. Stratagem : WILE
37. Munificent : OPENHANDED
38. Gourmand's big moment : DINNERTIME
39. Flint : FIRESTONE
40. Thin coin : DIME
41. City in N.Y. : BATAVIA
42. Cub's mom : LIONESS
44. Frolic : ROMP
45. Bird : DOVE
46. Ramble : MEANDER
47. French houses : MAISONS
48. Downright : ARRANT
49. Strauss opera : SALOME
50. Viewpoint : SLANT
51. "Of Human Bondage" hero : CAREY
54. Up for grabs : WIDEOPEN
57. Army : HOST
58. Suggestion : HINT
61. Smack : BUSS
63. "Stop the World" hero : LITTLECHAP
64. Ponies up : ANTES
66. Support : REST
67. Felt in one's bones : HADAHUNCH
70. Kid of the West : CISCO
71. Mexican grass : OTATE
73. Solidified : FIRMED
75. Embellished : ADORNED
76. British novelist : AMBLER
77. Like seawater : SALINE
78. Of any of fifty : STATAL
79. Called it quits : PARTED
80. Austrian composer : MAHLER
81. Las Vegas employe : DEALER
82. Lunchroom : EATERY
83. Not easily fooled : ALERT
85. Famous clergyman : PEALE
87. Pergolesi's "La ___ Padrona" : SERVA
89. Altar area : BEMA
90. Harte : BRET
91. Moved violently : TORE
93. Primitive : RUDE
96. I love: Lat. : AMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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