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SAIL AWAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 15, 1962

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,748
Across Down
1. "___ This a Lovely Day?" : ISNT
5. Piece of roast meat. : CABOB
10. Long sweetnin'. : LASSES
16. Part of Long Island. : ASTORIA
19. In the future: Sp. : MANANA
20. Attraction. : APPEAL
21. Locale of stormy weather. : ROARINGFORTIES
23. Land tenure in old England. : SOCAGE
24. Church dignitary: Abbr. : ABP
25. Take the wheel. : STEER
26. Scatters. : STREWS
28. Nut tree. : COLA
29. Island of dancing girls. : BALI
31. Possessive. : HERS
32. Bread spreads. : OLEOS
34. City founded in 807. : FEZ
35. One of the Du Ponts. : IRENEE
37. Artist Irvin. : REA
39. Schoolgirl. : COED
40. Hotsy-___. : TOTSY
42. Evaluate. : ASSAY
43. Area dreaded by sailors. : DOLDRUMS
45. Writer: Abbr. : CORR
46. Fictional sea captain. : NEMO
48. Black stuff. : SOOT
49. China transport. : SLOWBOAT
53. Craftsmen. : ARTISANS
57. Caviar. : ROES
59. "All his commandments ___": Psa. 111. : ARESURE
60. Proper. : MEET
61. Kind of arch. : LANCET
63. Sound of music. : TONE
65. Business degree. : BBA
66. "Where ___ wandering boy tonight?" : ISMY
67. Monsoon's relative. : TRADEWIND
69. Thicken. : CLOT
70. Elephant group: Abbr. : GOP
71. Yul Brynner's kingdom. : SIAM
72. Singing trio. : DOREMI
74. Sir: Ger. : HERR
75. A mint. : OREGANO
78. Scanty. : POOR
80. Weedy sea. : SARGASSO
82. Censuring savagely. : STRAFING
84. Italian actress. : DUSE
86. Peevish. : SOUR
87. Upon. : ATOP
88. Sanctions. : ABETTALS
91. Dress for Calpurnia. : STOLA
95. Frequently. : OFTEN
97. Winged. : ALAR
98. Dep. : STA
99. Office girls. : STENOS
100. Shame! : FIE
101. Bygone birds. : DODOS
103. Aspect. : AURA
105. Spoils. : ROTS
106. Bother: Colloq. : FAZE
108. New Providence resort. : NASSAU
111. Nails. : BRADS
113. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
114. Caledonia. : SCOTIA
116. Locale of fickle winds. : HORSELATITUDES
119. Verdi opera. : ERNANI
120. Epoch in geology. : EOCENE
121. Marine hunters. : SEALERS
122. Wobble. : TEETER
123. Tangle. : SNARL
124. City on Lake Michigan. : GARY
1. Weather map lines. : ISOBARS
2. Flour and sugar. : STAPLES
3. Prefix for easter or wester. : NOR
4. Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
5. Beach wagon. : CAR
6. Formicidae. : ANTS
7. Menhaden, for one. : BAIT
8. Efficiency apartment. : ONEROOM
9. False. : BASELESS
10. Rope. : LASSO
11. Overseas address. : APO
12. Humane group. : SPCC
13. Hamlet's woes. : SEAOFTROUBLES
14. Navy insignia. : EAGLES
15. Shoddy. : SLEAZY
16. ___ Felix. : ARABIA
17. "Asleep ___ deep." : INTHE
18. Askew. : AGEE
19. Bits. : MORSELS
22. Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
27. Unite. : WED
30. Silliness. : INANITY
33. "Crusader in Crinoline." : STOWE
36. Hawseholes. : EYES
38. Loved. : ADORED
39. Shrewd. : CUTE
41. Globes. : ORBS
43. Grant. : DONATION
44. Extirpated. : ROOTEDOUT
45. Essence. : CORE
47. ___ de mer. : MAL
50. Continent. : LANDMASS
51. Cockney seaports. : ARBORS
52. Italian playhouse. : TEATRO
53. Friends in Tampico. : AMIGOS
54. Summer spot. : RESORT
55. Where most people live. : TEMPERATEZONE
56. Lisbon lady: Abbr. : SNRA
58. Rouse. : STIR
62. Summer spot. : CAMP
64. Bills. : ONES
68. Defeats. : WORSTS
69. Boat contract. : CHARTER
71. Shred. : SNIP
73. Refugee organization. : IRO
76. Way out. : GATE
77. Thoroughly: Fr. : AFOND
79. Stettin's river. : ODER
81. Puff of wind. : GUST
83. Snow shoes. : GALOSHES
85. Food. : EATABLE
89. Woodwind. : BASSOON
90. Petrarch's lady. : LAURA
92. Not yet delivered. : ONORDER
93. Game of chance. : LOTTERY
94. Evaluate. : ASSESS
95. Printing method. : OFFSET
96. Carriage. : FIACRE
97. "Bleak House" girl. : ADA
99. Miss Thompson. : SADIE
102. Walking ___. : ONAIR
104. Ship deserters. : RATS
107. State: Fr. : ETAT
109. Noah's boat: It. : ARCA
110. Consumer. : USER
112. Cervine. : STAG
115. Noun suffix. : INE
117. Joined the Navy: Abbr. : ENL
118. Diminutive suffix. : ULA

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