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POTPOURRI

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1960

Author: William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.67, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,034
Across Down
1. Contents of a kind of bank. : PLASMA
7. Does a popular exercise. : ROWS
11. Rogues. : SCAMPS
17. City near Chicago. : WHEATON
18. "Vade ___ me, satana." : RETRO
19. Changes the appearance of. : OBVERTS
21. City near Gary, Ind. : HAMMOND
22. Hare: Ger. : HASEN
23. Form of a chemical element. : ISOTOPE
24. World-wide DP group: Abbr. : IRO
25. Fourth class mail matter. : PARCEL
27. Mediator's skill. : TACT
29. In any way. : NEVER
30. Without: Fr. : SANS
32. Installs. : SEATS
33. Sparkling. : CRISP
35. St. ___ of Casia. : RITA
36. Commotions. : TODOS
38. Unruffled. : SMOOTH
40. Clever. : NEAT
42. Month: Abbr. : DEC
43. Man of Tibet. : SHERPA
45. Swift-sailing canoe. : PROA
46. Famous Bonn family. : ADENAUERS
48. Shopper's paradise. : BARGAINBASEMENT
51. Generally prevailing. : EPIDEMIC
53. Namesakes of 2d Caliph. : OMARS
54. Nines or fives. : TEAMS
58. Shopper's concern. : PRICETAG
59. Whooping ___. : CRANE
60. Geologist's concern. : FOSSIL
61. One: Ger. : EIN
62. Yearly record. : ANNAL
64. Ragout of game. : SALMI
66. Year in 3d century. : CCI
67. Domains. : REALMS
70. Yellow alloy. : BRASS
72. Relative of a dory. : LONGBOAT
75. Moot point. : ISSUE
76. Enter a port. : PUTIN
77. Polar region. : FARNORTH
78. The theatre. : LEGITIMATESTAGE
81. Junior Leaguer. : DEBUTANTE
84. Exploit. : FEAT
85. Apprentice. : NOVICE
89. River into Lake Balkash. : ILI
90. Middling. : SOSO
91. Practice. : CUSTOM
93. Induced to proceed. : LEDON
94. Shank's mare. : LEGS
96. Slow: Lat. : LENTO
98. City on the Po. : TURIN
100. Hair dye. : TINT
101. Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
103. Pre-Lenin potentate. : TSAR
104. Endeavor to attain. : TRYFOR
106. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
107. At the ready. : ONALERT
109. A kind of talk: Comb. form. : LOGUE
111. Glassworks employe. : FROSTER
113. The party's choice. : NOMINEE
114. Items on TV sets. : KNOBS
115. Cotton goods. : ETAMINE
116. More flushed. : REDDER
117. Put away. : SAVE
118. Take away. : DEDUCT
1. Kingly title. : PHARAOH
2. Tout ___. : LEMONDE
3. Old Dutch measure. : AAM
4. Point on a bus route. : STOP
5. West African monkeys. : MONAS
6. Segovia. : ANDRES
7. Before long: Colloq. : REALSOON
8. Military group: Abbr. : OTS
9. Unhappy one. : WRETCH
10. Submarine device. : SONAR
11. Apparently. : SOITSEEMS
12. TV initials. : CBS
13. Bath's river. : AVON
14. Parking ___. : METER
15. Furnish. : PROVIDE
16. Keeper of the keys of heaven. : STPETER
17. Plays a card game. : WHISTS
18. Persuasive oratory. : RHETORIC
20. Glacial ice. : SERACS
26. 1960 specialties. : CAMPAIGNBUTTONS
28. Rags-to-riches tale. : CINDERELLASTORY
31. Of an acid. : SORBIC
34. Star facet. : PANE
37. Card symbol. : SPADE
39. Small drum. : TABOR
41. So much: Ital. : TANTO
44. Father-in-law of Herod the Tetrarch. : ARETAS
46. Throne, in Buddhist lands. : ASANA
47. Skyline conference team. : UTES
49. Kind of sleuth. : GMAN
50. Stockpile. : AMASS
51. Indians. : ERIES
52. Pineapples: Span. : PINAS
55. Tie. : ASCOT
56. Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
57. Cut. : SLIT
58. Iolanthe, for one. : PERI
59. Maintain. : CLAIM
60. ___ haddie. : FINNAN
63. Man's nickname. : ARTIE
65. Satirist Sahl. : MORT
68. Humdinger. : LULU
69. Get-togethers. : MEETS
71. Tangle: Slang. : SNAFU
73. 19th Cen. Russian writer. : GOGOL
74. Military commission. : BREVET
76. Bowling alley machine. : PINSETTER
77. Full-length movies. : FEATURES
79. British prison. : GAOL
80. Lab item. : TESTTUBE
81. Former envoy to France. : DILLON
82. Famous first lady. : ELEANOR
83. Lions and tigers. : BIGGAME
86. Nonsensical. : IDIOTIC
87. Nunnery. : CONVENT
88. Complete. : ENTIRE
91. Moon phenomenon. : CORONA
92. Put out. : MIFFED
95. Without breaks. : SOLID
97. Conferences. : TALKS
99. North: Span. : NORTE
102. Impel. : SEND
105. Way. : ROAD
108. Arikara. : REE
110. State official: Abbr. : GOV
112. School at Dallas. : SMU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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