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HORTICULTURAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1960

Author: James Byrne
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 192, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
James Byrne has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
PS notes: Original 2-Down clue had "Colisonnes" (including the correct accent over the "e"); corrected this to "Cloisonnes" (and retained the correct accent over the "e").
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,027
Across Down
1. Douglas fir. : REDPINE
8. Junior Jacqueminot. : ROSEBUD
15. Home of orange blossoms. : FLORIDA
22. Make into a bower. : ENARBOR
23. Windflower. : ANEMONE
24. Bedstraw herb. : LOVEMAN
25. Countryman of Spain. : PAISANO
26. Restores to harmony. : RETUNES
27. Minding. : OBEYING
28. Interjections. : UMS
29. Herbalist balm for bruises. : REDOIL
31. Solar dynamism. : SUNPOWER
33. Attic T. : TAU
34. Garlands. : LEIS
36. Cloth-stretcher. : TENTER
38. Steps over fences. : STILES
39. Chain armor. : MAIL
40. Type of downpour. : SLEET
42. Befitted. : SUITED
44. Elbe tributary. : ISER
45. Metal eye of a reata. : HONDA
46. Disquisitions. : ESSAYS
48. Formal works of art. : SETPIECES
50. Show horse. : HUNTER
51. Propagated. : BRED
53. Speedboat. : SEASLED
54. Went. : LEFT
55. Advocate. : APPEALER
59. ___ potatoes. : RICED
60. 2,420 square yards. : HALFACRE
64. Handel's "secular odes." : SERENATAS
66. French lord. : DUC
67. Cape jasmines. : GARDENIAS
68. Earwicker's initials used in "Finnegan's Wake." : HCE
69. Short essays. : THEMES
71. Cogent. : STRONG
73. Of Denmark. : DANIC
74. Hangs down loosely. : LOPS
76. Cry. : SCREAM
78. Social bud-to-be: Colloq. : SUBDEB
80. No one: Lat. : NEMO
81. Town near Jerusalem. : ANATA
83. Apathy. : TORPOR
85. Singers. : BASSOS
87. Sea: Fr. : MER
88. Watercourses. : RIVERBEDS
90. Jade or jasper. : GEM
92. Following as a consequence. : RESULTANT
94. Royal maces. : SCEPTERS
95. Life of the party: Slang. : CUTUP
97. Bony fishes. : TELEOSTS
98. Enclosures. : PENS
99. Pronounced in a certain way. : PALATAL
101. Appear to be. : SEEM
102. Gum tree. : TUPELO
105. Emits through pores. : PERSPIRES
107. Sprinkle. : SPARGE
111. Nonpareils: Slang. : ONERS
112. Golden ___. : MEAN
113. Of foliage, sword-shaped. : ENSATE
115. Rigorous. : STERN
116. Partiality. : BIAS
117. The touch-me-not. : BALSAM
119. Regulate. : GOVERN
121. Poems by Pindar. : ODES
122. Toward the taffrail. : AFT
123. Authoritative commands. : DICTATES
125. ___ lion of Hercules' first labor. : NEMEAN
127. Ferment flax. : RET
128. Bouquet. : CORSAGE
130. ___ horse of Persia 500 B.C. : NISAEAN
132. Home of A. Stradivari. : CREMONA
134. Author. : CREATOR
135. Nautical cubature. : TONNAGE
136. Half of a garment. : TROUSER
137. What frittatas are. : OMELETS
138. Flouted. : SNEERED
139. Machines for polishing. : SANDERS
1. Historic British warship. : REPULSE
2. Cloisonnés. : ENAMELS
3. Oxeyes. : DAISIES
4. Braces: Abbr. : PRS
5. Steel piece. : IBAR
6. Work for nine musicians. : NONET
7. Disintegrates. : ERODES
8. Uncommon things. : RARITIES
9. Unilateral. : ONELETTER
10. Clique. : SET
11. Big birds. : EMUS
12. Premium. : BONUS
13. Not inveigled. : UNENTICED
14. Scorned. : DESPISED
15. The choicest part. : FLOWER
16. Ear flaps. : LOBES
17. Beyond. : OVER
18. King: Span. : REY
19. Counterfeit: Rare. : IMITANT
20. Water wheel, named for mythical maids. : DANAIDE
21. Rawboned. : ANGULAR
30. Burden. : ONUS
32. Sounds from the bull ring. : OLES
35. Navy engineer. : SEABEE
37. Made amends. : REPAID
39. Native of Billings. : MONTANAN
41. Despot. : TYRANT
43. Olympic event. : DISCUS
45. Made angry. : HUFFED
47. Grace words in the Psalms. : SELAHS
49. Chooses. : ELECTS
50. Sustained. : HELD
52. Radar and sonar: Var. : DETECTERS
54. Bountiful gifts. : LARGESSES
55. Hewn stones in masonry. : ASHLARS
56. Long Island bay. : PECONIC
57. Surface a path in advance. : PREPAVE
58. Items for a rifleman. : RAMRODS
60. Telephone instrument. : HANDSET
61. Theatres. : CINEMAS
62. Garb. : RAIMENT
63. Beaux. : ESCORTS
65. Sibyls. : SEERS
67. ___ numerals, source of Arabic number. : GOBAR
70. Vitality. : SAP
72. Scrub. : RUB
75. Mettlesome horses. : STEPPERS
77. Autocrats. : MOGULS
79. Lower houses of Greek parliaments. : BOULES
82. Russian guilds. : ARTELS
84. Bind again. : RETAPE
86. Naps. : SLEEPS
89. "There Shall ___ Night." : BENO
91. Using a sordine. : MUTING
93. Perennial herb or its berry. : TOMATO
95. Clove pink. : CARNATION
96. Rectory. : PARSONAGE
99. Farmers. : PEASANTS
100. Fermented. : LEAVENED
102. Widely cultivated annual. : TOBACCO
103. Constant. : UNIFORM
104. Laburnum plant. : PEATREE
105. Beat heavily, as hard rain. : PELT
106. Petiole. : STEM
108. Lancaster's symbol. : REDROSE
109. More naive. : GREENER
110. Bespangles. : ENSTARS
112. Bearers of official symbols. : MACERS
114. Constructs. : ERECTS
117. Prejudiced one. : BIGOT
118. In law, intermediate. : MESNE
120. Philippine mahogany. : NARRA
123. Fruit. : DATE
124. Sensible. : SANE
126. Element 10. : NEON
129. E. I. hardwood tree. : SAL
131. Cereal spike. : EAR
133. ___ pies. : MUD

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

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