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CARD TRICKS

New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1966

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,182
Across
1. Visitors' book. : ALBUM
6. For this purpose. : ADHOC
11. Border river of Asia. : YALU
15. Acad. : SCH
18. Novel heroine. : LORNA
19. Branding iron. : SEARER
21. Wet weather wear. : OVERSHOE
23. Resource of a kind. : ACEINTHEHOLE
25. Classic role. : KINGLEAR
26. Disperse. : SOW
27. ___ candle to. : HOLDA
28. Shot a marble: Colloq. : TAWED
30. Nobleman. : EARL
31. Red heraldic sign. : GULES
32. Spindle: Prefix. : FUSI
33. German botanist. : ENGLER
35. Suitable to a monarch. : QUEENLY
38. Diminutive fellow. : JACKSPRAT
41. Chemical suffix. : OSE
42. Not yet considered. : UNMET
43. ___ bonnet. : POKE
44. Uncles: Sp. : TIOS
45. Business abbreviation. : ACCT
46. Turkish lords. : AGAS
47. Elevate. : RAISE
49. Successful acts: Colloq. : TENSTRIKES
51. A harp shilling. : NINEPENCE
53. Crock. : JAR
54. Encourage. : ABET
55. 1933 initials. : NRA
56. City near Boston. : LYNN
57. Bay of Luzon. : SUBIC
59. Marina sights. : YACHTS
63. Girl's nickname. : ETTIE
65. Nondirectional microphone. : EIGHTBALL
68. Covering. : SHEET
69. "Ay, there's ___." : THERUB
71. Bushman's signal cry. : COOEY
72. Murderer of Emilia. : IAGO
74. O. T. book: Abbr. : ISA
75. Domesday Book money. : ORAS
77. Cyclades isle. : IOS
78. Trivium and quadrivium. : SEVENARTS
80. League of the Iroquois. : SIXNATIONS
84. Gota, for one. : CANAL
85. Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
86. "I'll see you ___ dreams . . . " : INMY
87. Shaped strip of wood: Abbr. : MLDG
88. Lenient. : SOFT
89. Dispatch. : HASTE
90. Constellation. : ARA
91. Enjoys a short break. : TAKESFIVE
93. Light meal: Dial. Eng. : FOURSES
95. Trial model of a garment. : MUSLIN
97. French river. : ORNE
98. Support. : CARRY
99. Check. : STEM
100. Gift receiver. : DONEE
102. Thorny plant. : BRIAR
103. Rocky peak. : TOR
106. Occupants of a fabled tub. : THREEMEN
108. Central London Railway: Colloq. : TWOPENNYTUBE
111. Lasting for several days. : WEEKLONG
112. Finish. : SEEOUT
113. ___ renewal. : URBAN
114. Verb suffix. : ISE
115. Popular toy. : YOYO
116. Outfit. : DRESS
117. Nero plays it. : PIANO
Down
1. Oh dear! : ALAS
2. Place: It. : LOCO
3. Concoct. : BREW
4. Single: Prefix. : UNI
5. Sleuth's job. : MANHUNT
6. "GWTW" role. : ASHLEY
7. Exploits. : DEEDS
8. Sunk fence. : HAHA
9. Rio de ___. : ORO
10. Two-flavored vegetable. : CELTUCE
11. Bondage. : YOKE
12. Eager. : AVID
13. Man's nickname. : LEN
14. Pressing. : URGENT
15. Baker Street name. : SHERLOCK
16. Unite. : COALESCE
17. Him and ___. : HER
20. Query anew. : REASK
22. Dross. : SLAG
24. Exaction. : TOLL
29. Vine. : WISTERIA
31. Brants. : GEESE
32. Sham: Colloq. : FAKE
33. ___ north. : EASTBY
34. Soaks (flax). : RETS
35. File for making combs. : QUANNET
36. Loosen a saddle band. : UNGIRTH
37. Flow. : EMANATE
38. San ___. : JOSE
39. Badge. : PIN
40. Ponselle. : ROSA
43. Junket. : PICNIC
45. Letter. : AITCH
47. King: Sp. : REY
48. Queen ___. : ANNE
49. Cat. : TABBY
50. Good sense. : REASON
52. Ling covering. : PLEURA
53. Anglo-Saxons. : JUTES
57. Chases away. : SHOOS
58. Customer. : CLIENT
60. Rich girl. : HEIRESS
61. Disposed of in a will. : TESTATE
62. Caches: Slang. : STASHES
64. Sarcasm. : IRONY
66. Actions. : GOINGSON
67. Fluid rock. : LAVA
70. Riddler's adversary. : BATMAN
73. Set. : GEL
76. Taffeta. : SILK
78. Secure. : SAFE
79. Wing-shaped. : ALARY
80. Asian gulf. : SIAM
81. Pours in. : INRUSHES
82. Spruce or cedar, in December. : XMASTREE
83. Type of lyric. : ODE
84. Small inlet. : COVE
88. Supplied with strength. : SINEWED
89. Rush. : HURRYUP
91. Opportune. : TIMELY
92. Vexes. : FRETS
93. Swoons. : FAINTS
94. Algerian city. : ORAN
96. Biennial herb. : LEEK
98. Titan. : CREUS
100. Gainsay. : DENY
101. Progress. : ONGO
102. Fraternal society. : BPOE
103. Saxhorn. : TUBA
104. Tourist resort of Scotland. : OBAN
105. Italian river. : RENO
106. Early evening: Abbr. : TWI
107. Rural sound. : MOO
109. Poetic contraction. : OER
110. ___-state. : TRI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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