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VOCABULARIAN

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1963

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 697 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,096
Across
1. Jipijapa hat. : PANAMA
7. Noisy dances. : STOMPS
13. Fell in a heap. : SLUMPED
20. One kind of cocktail. : MOLOTOV
21. Schoolboy Shelley. : ETONIAN
22. Hunter for Prince Charming. : HEROINE
23. Ciudad Bolivar's river. : ORINOCO
24. Bone. : PATELLA
25. Housewife's catchalls. : RAGBAGS
26. Terribly high-priced. : STEEP
27. GOP forerunner. : WHIG
29. Spiteful. : WASPLIKE
31. Move briskly. : NIP
32. Swedish districts. : LANS
33. Kitchen utensil. : SAUCEPAN
35. Diminutive dancer in a chorus line. : PONY
36. Containing one atom: Prefix. : MONO
37. The inner man. : EGO
38. Old-fashioned exclamation. : WELLADAY
39. Good wood. : TEAK
40. Hotel employe. : VALET
41. Dealer in cloths. : MERCER
43. Land owned absolutely: Feudal law. : ALOD
44. Expression. : TERM
45. Quagmire. : MORASS
46. Incognito device. : ALIAS
48. "Wozzeck," and such. : OPERAS
50. Speaker's stand. : DAIS
51. Prize giver. : AWARDER
54. Action, as opposed to theory. : PRAXIS
55. Tunnel digger. : SANDHOG
58. Mustard herb. : CARDAMINE
60. Reckless mischief. : DEVILTRY
62. From ___. : AFAR
64. Every third: Prefix. : TRI
65. A Persian market. : BAZAAR
67. Dance craze of Louis XIV. : MINUET
68. Cleavage, as of minerals: Suffix. : CLASE
69. Unshattered illusions. : IDEALS
71. Region of NE France. : CHAMPAGNE
73. Chasers of badmen. : POSSES
74. A ___ santé (French toast). : VOTRE
75. Nominally higher rank. : BREVET
76. Herring preserver. : SALTER
78. ___ polloi. : HOI
79. Newts. : EFTS
80. Wild and excited. : FRENETIC
82. Crushing the people. : TYRANNOUS
84. Islands of Denmark. : FAEROES
86. Amount of type set. : LINAGE
88. Most chi-chi. : ARTIEST
89. Exigency. : NEED
90. Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
91. Airfield tower. : PYLON
92. Angular fortifications. : REDANS
95. Young salmon. : PARR
96. Growl: Obs. : SNAR
98. Plant yielding emetic. : IPECAC
102. Crow in triumph. : EXULT
103. Fewer. : LESS
104. Loyal citizens. : PATRIOTS
106. Lawyers' group: Abbr. : ABA
107. Beasts of Barbary. : APES
108. Holly oak. : HOLM
109. A flourish in writing. : CURLICUE
110. Young handful. : BRAT
111. Small: Dial. : LIL
112. Flag. : GONFALON
114. People of the Arctic: Abbr. : ESKS
115. Big game in Canada. : MOOSE
116. Helmet-shaped. : GALEATE
118. Patronymic. : SURNAME
120. Baseball pitcher. : TWIRLER
122. Studio. : ATELIER
123. Cushion or board for church use. : KNEELER
124. The employed. : EARNERS
125. Tries again (after wrong number). : REDIALS
126. Depress. : SADDEN
127. Laundry spinners. : DRYERS
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1. Canoe carrying. : PORTAGE
2. Transferor of property. : ALIENOR
3. Canonical hours. : NONES
4. On. : ATOP
5. Easy shoe, for short. : MOC
6. Confession. : AVOWAL
7. Actor's destination. : STAGEDOOR
8. Small fry member. : TOT
9. Traffic convenience. : ONEWAY
10. Italian music center. : MILAN
11. Cronies. : PALS
12. Cracker bon-bons. : SNAPPERS
13. Recoil in horror. : SHRINK
14. Dangerous afloat. : LEAKY
15. Impulse. : URGE
16. Crowd round tumultuously. : MOB
17. No-talent instrument. : PIANOLA
18. Power devices. : ENGINES
19. Wearers of iron heels. : DESPOTS
20. Journeyer to Mecca. : MOSLEM
21. Homeric. : EPICAL
28. Wahines' dances. : HULAS
30. Rich soil. : LOAM
33. Long-legged birds of Brazil. : SERIEMAS
34. Sound of repeated footfalls. : PADPAD
36. Gathers one's forces. : MARSHALS
38. Repairable, as metal. : WELDABLE
39. Naggings. : TEASINGS
40. Not in effect any more. : VOID
42. Fight program. : CARD
44. Minor matters. : TRIVIA
45. Quite a few. : MANY
47. Mexico's neighbor: Abbr. : ARIZ
49. Making tax-free. : EXEMPTING
50. Move suddenly. : DART
51. On the go. : ACTIVE
52. Deflect a blow. : WARDOFF
53. Short song. : ARIETTA
54. Fowl with a gaudy mate. : PEAHEN
55. Hard and glittering. : STEELY
56. "For want ___ the horse was lost." : OFASHOE
57. In the form of vapor. : GASEOUS
59. Pearly substances. : NACRES
61. Moon-shaped. : LUNATE
63. Fight back. : RESIST
66. Knitters, at times. : RAVELERS
68. "The ___ ripe and the meadow's in the bloom." : CORNTOPS
70. Storehouses. : ARSENALS
72. Profession. : METIER
73. Constituent of steel and cast iron. : PEARLITE
75. Brought up. : BRED
77. Receptacle. : TRAY
80. Hostiles. : FOES
81. Role in "Cleopatra." : CAESAR
83. Lowest card in pinochle. : NINE
85. Flat fee. : RENT
87. Dear sirs. : GENTLEMEN
90. Equipment for firemen. : GASMASKS
91. Tingle. : PRICK
92. Arsenic sulfide for pigments. : REALGAR
93. Atone for. : EXPIATE
94. Fought for honor. : DUELLED
95. Mere money. : PELF
97. Awakener. : ARISER
99. Songster. : CAROLER
100. Abject ones. : ABASERS
101. Indulges every whim (with "to"). : CATERS
103. Rugged individualists. : LONERS
104. Joked feebly. : PUNNED
105. Ejected. : OUSTED
108. Anybody's home. : HOTEL
109. Prepared, as apples. : CORED
110. Withstood. : BORNE
112. Earth goddess and Titan mother. : GAIA
113. Beautiful moth. : LUNA
115. Muddy. : MIRY
117. Name meaning "high." : ELI
119. Adam's ___ (water). : ALE
121. Man's history. : WAR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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