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UP AND AWAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1969

Author: Cornelia Warriner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Cornelia Warriner has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,274
Across Down
1. Le Mans entry : RACER
6. Tattle : BLAB
10. Theda et al. : BARAS
15. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
19. Soap plant : AMOLE
20. Opera : AIDA
21. Roman official : EDILE
22. Bridge: Fr. : PONT
23. Subject of a Verne novel : JOURNEYTOTHEMOON
26. Church booklet : ORDO
27. Rule the ___ : ROOST
28. Permeate : SEEP
29. Navy specialists : FROGMEN
31. Like falling off a log : EASY
33. Article : THE
35. Take again : REGET
38. "___ Not Alone" : WEARE
39. Poetic form : ODE
40. Moonbound spider's home : THEGUMDROP
43. ___ weensy : TEENSY
44. Billiard stroke : MASSE
46. Lisa and others : MONAS
47. Brazilian Indians : MURAS
49. Preference : TOPCHOICE
51. Month : APRIL
52. Confound! : DRAT
56. "___ had a million" : IFI
57. Party man : BOSS
58. Ingredient of a satellite : GREENCHEESE
60. V.I.P. at U.N. : THANT
62. Unpolished : COARSE
63. Gladden : ELATE
64. Taker : CAPTOR
67. Footwear : BOOTS
68. Plays : DRAMAS
69. Dog-tired : ALLIN
70. Leisured : OTIOSE
72. Song : CAROL
74. Mariner's job : PLANETPROBE
76. Sped : TORE
77. Shoshonean : UTE
80. Soft-drink quality : TANG
81. Lariat : RIATA
82. Separated : SECTIONED
84. English dramatist : PEELE
85. ___ worms : CANOF
86. Pine substance : RESIN
88. First baseball czar : LANDIS
92. Certain V.I.P.'s : ASTRONAUTS
95. Blaster's need : TNT
96. New York city : OLEAN
97. "___ twig is . . . " : ASTHE
98. Shrewd : SLY
99. Grasslands : LEAS
100. Glass, in pharmacy : VITREUM
102. Saarinen : EERO
105. Did dishes : DRIED
107. Increase, old style : ECHE
108. Advice to Apollo 11 men : PUTASPIDERONMOON
114. One in ambush : LIER
115. Missouri tributary : OSAGE
116. Black: It. : NERO
117. Asian sorghum: Var. : DOURA
118. Porsena : LARS
119. Salamanders : NEWTS
120. Coffee grind : DRIP
121. Successful : ONTOP
1. Rule, in India : RAJ
2. I love: Lat. : AMO
3. " . . . ___ the stars" : COURSESOF
4. Man's name : ELROY
5. Western city : RENO
6. " . . . be a dog and ___ " : BAYTHEMOON
7. Eng. course : LIT
8. Flurries : ADOS
9. Lessen : BATE
10. Phone sound device : BEEPER
11. Navy man: Abbr. : ADM
12. ___ de Oro : RIO
13. In space : ALOFT
14. Classman: Abbr. : SENR
15. Point in orbit : APOGEE
16. One of trio on first moon orbit : BORMAN
17. See 16 Down : ANDERS
18. Obdurate : STONEY
24. Baltic state: Abbr. : ESTH
25. Assembles : HERDS
30. Has an obligation : OWES
31. July 31, for example: Abbr. : EOM
32. Cotton from Bengal : ADATI
34. Selfish one : EGOIST
36. Labor pioneer : GOMPERS
37. Architects' patterns : EPURES
40. Private eye : TEC
41. Relatives, familiarly : UNCS
42. West : MAE
43. Soft mineral : TALC
45. ___ fire : SPITTING
48. Russian hemp : RINE
50. Flanged beam : HBAR
51. Set ___ of interest : ARATE
52. "Au Clair ___ " : DELALUNE
53. Paper measure : REAM
54. Movie dog : ASTA
55. Pipe joints : TEES
58. Brant : GOOSE
59. Man of the hour : HERO
61. Whetstone : HONE
62. Australian shrub : COOBA
64. Bligh: Abbr. : CAPT
65. ___ breve : ALLA
66. Flight ___ : PLAN
67. Medical assay : BIOTEST
68. Three: Ger. : DREI
70. English painter : OPIE
71. Musical syllables : TRALAS
72. Brown colors : COCOAS
73. Words for a good splashdown : ARTFULDROP
75. Very: Fr. : TRES
76. State: Abbr. : TENN
78. Put through a dry run : TESTEDOUT
79. Scottish city, to poets : EDINA
82. ___ Paulo : SAO
83. Alternatives : ORS
84. Evergreen : PINE
85. Inch along : CREEP
87. Certain times: Abbr. : NTS
88. See 16 Down : LOVELL
89. Girl's name : ALICIA
90. Infernal : NETHER
91. Brave ones : DARERS
93. College chores : THESES
94. Beginner : TYRO
97. Divert : AMUSE
99. Fruit : LEMON
101. Preposition : UPON
103. Covering : RIND
104. River to the Baltic : ODER
106. Prefix for a country : INDO
109. Shooter : TAW
110. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
111. Silkworm : ERI
112. Gold: Sp. : ORO
113. Fuzz : NAP

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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