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Tanaquil Le Clercq
Tanaquil Le Clercq

TEAM PLAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 1974

Author: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 100, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 10, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Tanaquil Le Clercq has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 7-Down clue had no accent over the first e in "Adoree"; added one.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,115
Across Down
1. Ex-teammate of Lerner : LOEWE
6. Danish moneys : ORAS
10. Gravy dish : BOAT
14. Attention-getters : PSTS
18. With 119 Across, comedy team : ALLEN
19. Scene of activity : ARENA
20. Ragout : SALMI
21. ___ Coeur : SACRE
22. Reporting team : MASTERSANDJOHNSON
25. ___ one's beer : CRYIN
26. Candlenut trees : AMAS
27. Gasoline or Shinbone : ALLEY
28. Logging sleds : TODES
29. City now part of Saigon : CHOLON
30. Tackle an Alp : SCALE
31. With Martin, comedy team : ROWAN
32. Ship frames : HULLS
33. Droop : SAG
36. Alice or Tim : TINY
37. Indonesian weight : HOEN
38. Kind of code : AREA
39. Poseidon's prop : TRIDENT
41. Keyboard team : GOLDANDFIZDALE
47. Miss Dahl : ARLENE
48. Monk, in France : MOINE
50. Ephraim's grandson : ERAN
51. Formerly named : NEE
52. Currant genus : RIBES
53. Evans or Kennedy : MADGE
54. Shrewd : CAGEY
56. ___-pushers : PEDAL
58. With 97 Across, lithography team : IVES
59. With 74 Down, dance team : HARI
60. Aspires : SOARS
61. Links wear : SLACKS
62. Biblical father : NER
63. Literary team : GONCOURTBROS
66. Overly sentimental : MUSHY
67. Pacific roots : TAROS
69. Kind of surgeon : NEURO
70. Devilfish : MANTA
71. Added liquor : LACED
72. Vaudeville team : MORANANDMACK
76. Russian coins: Abbr. : RBS
79. Festival city : CANNES
80. Moslem scholars : ALIMS
81. Yarn unit : HANK
82. Magpie: Var. : PYAT
83. Poet W. H. : AUDEN
84. Cowboy wear : CHAPS
85. Cremona name : AMATI
87. Speech, in Seville : HABLA
88. B. & O., etc. : RRS
89. Horse team : SPAN
90. City in Turkey : ADANA
91. Pantry : LARDER
92. Movie team : LAURELANDHARDY
97. See 58 Across : CURRIER
98. Eagle or Ranger : LONE
99. North Sea feeder : ELBE
100. Grate : RASP
101. Ship-plank's curve : SNY
102. Schedule : SLATE
103. Cotton worker : BALER
104. Hebrew letters : TETHS
105. Seance visitor : SPIRIT
106. Kind of recall : TOTAL
107. Mohammed's birthplace : MECCA
108. Movie unit : TAKE
112. Be indecisive : WAVER
113. Marquis team : ARCHYANDMEHITABEL
116. Have ___ (look out) : ACARE
117. Faults : VICES
118. Unsteady : TIPSY
119. See 18 Across : BURNS
120. Fountain and bull : PENS
121. William of Alaska : EGAN
122. Makes haste : HIES
123. Penn or ship of : STATE
1. Lhasa V.I.P. : LAMA
2. Spatial infinity : OLAM
3. Lanchester : ELSA
4. 21st-amendment backers : WETS
5. Chemical ending : ENE
6. Way of taking medicine : ORALLY
7. Miss Adorée : RENEE
8. With 12 Down, radio team : ANDY
9. Teak tree : SAJ
10. Large handkerchief: Var. : BANDANA
11. With Johnson, stage team : OLSEN
12. See 8 Down : AMOS
13. Kind of soldier : TIN
14. Freed in a way : PAROLED
15. Rock-and-roll team : SCYLLAANDCHARYBDIS
16. Music combos : TRIOS
17. Swiss herdsman : SENN
19. Oblique : ASLANT
20. Exhibited : SHOWED
21. German-U.S. general : SCHURZ
23. French dramatist : RACINE
24. Peter of films : OTOOLE
29. Kind of reaction : CHAIN
30. British guns : STENS
31. French river : RHONE
33. Have the lead role : STARIN
34. Reach : ARRIVE
35. Operetta team : GILBERTANDSULLIVAN
40. Frances and Sandra : DEES
41. Mr. Young : GIG
42. River to the Amazon : NEGRO
43. Opera circle : DRESS
44. Miss Wray : FAY
45. Like some faucets : LEAKY
46. Some are electric : EELS
48. Grape residue : MARC
49. Hatred: It. : ODIO
53. Le ___, auto-race city : MANS
54. Basket performer : COBRA
55. Homer king : AARON
56. Squarely : PLUNK
57. Lynne's direction : EAST
59. Gangsters : HOODS
60. Amazes : STUNS
61. ___-dab (right on) : SMACK
63. Inexperienced : GREEN
64. Tear open : UNRIP
65. Scads : REAMS
68. Skin woe : ACNE
70. "The ___ Love" : MANI
71. With Petrarch, a team : LAURA
72. Sea-power writer : MAHAN
73. Swedish island : OLAND
74. Wealth, in India : DHAN
75. See 59 Across : MATA
77. Whalebone : BALEEN
78. Like some nights : STARRY
79. Reiner or Hubbell : CARL
82. Henry VIII's last : PARR
84. Auditor: Abbr. : CPA
85. Puff ___ : ADDER
86. With Nichols, a team : MAY
87. Persists, with "on" : HARPS
89. Winter coating : SLEET
90. Ancient battle town : ARBELA
91. Asian language : LUSHAI
93. Lions, e.g. : ROARERS
94. Undivided : ENTIRE
95. Bret Harte's "___ Chinee" : HEATHEN
96. Mitigates : ALLAYS
97. Like some tunes : CATCHY
100. Niche : RECESS
102. Modern age : SPACE
103. Mouth, in Milan : BOCCA
104. Greece's Vale of ___ : TEMPE
105. Trade : SWAP
106. Math course : TRIG
107. 16th-century date : MDII
108. High-strung : TAUT
109. Canyon mouth : ABRA
110. Ohio campus : KENT
111. Otherwise : ELSE
113. Mad. or 5th : AVE
114. Degree : NTH
115. Recipe abbr. : TBS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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