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TAPESTRY OF WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1951

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 763
Across Down
1. French statesman in the headlines. : PETSCHE
8. Seals, as on letters. : CACHETS
15. Signer of Truman's pay check. : CLARK
20. Peak in the Cascade Range. : RAINIER
21. Controversial figure in Washington. : ACHESON
22. Safe harbor. : HAVEN
23. Eccentric. : ERRATIC
24. Co-countrymen of the Castilians. : LEONESE
25. Huffy. : IRATE
26. Fall with a smack. : PLAP
27. "Legend of ___ Hollow." : SLEEPY
29. Lorelei river: Ger. : RHEIN
31. Part of Poland: Abbr. : SIL
32. Relief. : AID
33. Author of "Le Rouge et le Noir." : STENDHAL
35. Apparatus used in muscular-exercise cures. : ERGOSTAT
37. Fluty in tone. : REEDY
39. Philosophical Porch. : STOA
40. Strong poison. : ARSENIC
42. Traveling, as a medieval knight. : ERRANT
44. Thin medieval dagger. : ANLACE
46. Amounts of medicine. : DOSAGES
50. High-minded. : MORAL
52. Self-styled curmudgeon. : ICKES
54. Relax. : RELENT
55. Runaway. : ESCAPER
58. Distance on the speedometer: Var. : MILAGE
60. Copperfield's first wife. : DORA
61. Spirited horses: Poet. : COURSERS
63. Apostate. : RENEGADE
65. Mr. Milland. : RAY
66. John ___, religious endower of Cambridge (1708–90). : HULSE
67. Church recess. : APSE
69. Western story writer. : GREY
70. Shelf. : LEDGE
72. Greek letter. : ETA
73. D. C. ball team. : SENATORS
76. French lady on a sofa. : RECAMIER
78. Fasten with cord. : LASH
80. Service ___. : STRIPE
81. Meddles. : TAMPERS
82. Attacks. : ONSETS
84. Exhausted. : SPENT
86. Neighbor to Palestine: Fr. : SYRIE
87. In more desperate case. : NEEDIER
89. Undergo. : ENDURE
91. Parts of Sam Browne belts. : STRAPS
95. Italian. : GENOESE
97. Fragrant ointment of the Bible. : NARD
99. Lofty dwelling. : EYRIE
100. Grew calm. : QUIESCED
103. Canine canters. : DOGTROTS
106. Cult of Japan. : TEA
107. "Blut ___ Eisen"—Bismarck. : UND
108. Tree yielding angico gum. : CEBIL
110. Exclamations of impatience. : PSHAWS
111. President von Steiger's city. : BERN
112. Gov. Jordan's state. : IDAHO
114. Usefulness: Fr. : UTILITE
116. Expressed in digits. : NUMERIC
118. Containing silver. : LUNAR
119. Inquest holder. : CORONER
120. Ivory-cement compound. : EBURINE
121. Hades' amnesic river. : LETHE
122. Scandinavian sea monsters. : KRAKENS
123. Rabbles. : RAGTAGS
1. Pave the way. : PREPARE
2. More recent. : EARLIER
3. Angry speechmaker. : TIRADER
4. Sinecure. : SNAP
5. Town dweller. : CIT
6. Hijack: Slang. : HEIST
7. Hercules: Shakespeare. : ERCLES
8. S. African river. : CALEDON
9. Fabulous headless people. : ACEPHALI
10. E. Indian red-dye herb: Var. : CHOYA
11. Coop dweller. : HEN
12. Danish weights. : ESER
13. Portable baths, in Britain. : TOSHES
14. Taunted. : SNEERED
15. Chinese female: Fr. : CHINOISE
16. Household god. : LAR
17. Nautical cry to stop. : AVAST
18. Networks. : RETIA
19. Bent reverently. : KNELT
28. Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
30. Passed by. : IGNORED
33. Brief outlines. : SYNOPSES
34. Shortcomings. : LACKINGS
36. Norse bard. : SCALD
38. Resins from Kauri trees: Var. : DAMARS
41. Spool winder. : REELER
43. Shoe shaper. : TREE
45. Peak. : ACME
47. Geo. Stephenson's safety lamp for miners. : GEORDIE
48. Breeder of ire. : ENRAGER
49. Guests who don't go. : STAYERS
51. Out-and-out. : ARRANT
53. Wiser. : SAGER
55. Flying formation of planes. : ECHELON
56. Cassock. : SOUTANE
57. Jewel facet: Fr. : CULASSE
59. Joie de vivre. : GAYETY
62. Coast Guard women. : SPARS
63. Started in business again. : REOPENED
64. Ancient neighbors of Babylon. : ELAMITES
68. Family stock: Law. : STIPES
71. Sovereignty. : EMPERY
74. Gist. : ESSENCE
75. Tear apart. : REND
77. F. O. B. Detroit. : CARS
79. To safeguard bets. : HEDGE
83. This means extra innings. : TIESCORE
85. Metal for lamp filaments. : TUNGSTEN
86. Sawtooth formation. : SERRA
88. Small deer. : ROEBUCK
90. Preferences: Dial. : RATHERS
92. Blood vessel from the heart. : ARTERIA
93. Putting up a wharf. : PIERING
94. Meetings. : SEANCES
96. Man in the green eyeshade. : EDITOR
98. Successful tackler. : DOWNER
100. Kind of pen. : QUILL
101. Not warranted. : UNDUE
102. Chromosome. : IDANT
104. Suppose. : OPINE
105. Ornamental guard of Japanese sword. : TSUBA
109. Italian coin. : LIRA
111. Mr. Lahr. : BERT
113. Cry of triumph. : HAH
115. Evil Norse god: Var. : LOK
117. Photograph for the police. : MUG

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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