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New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1975

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 624 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,458
Across Down
1. Furniture style : ADAM
5. Resort : SPA
8. Neglects : OMITS
13. Fender dent, e.g. : MISHAP
19. Bunkum : MALARKEY
21. Page number : FOLIO
22. Lacking effect : OTIOSE
23. Miami divider : BISCAYNE
24. Key for a certain song : FRANCISSCOTT
26. Service org. : USO
27. Wash or blanket : WET
28. Approve : OKAY
29. ___ man : IDEA
30. Carson : KIT
31. Dear people of letters : SIRS
33. Sycophants : YESMEN
35. Sicknesses : MALS
36. Greek commune : DEME
37. Preliminary races : HEATS
39. Pigeon material : CLAY
40. Big blow : GALE
41. Trifled : TOYED
42. Ginger or dress : SNAP
43. Propelling pole : OAR
44. Two-handed game : JASS
45. Plague constantly : DUN
46. At ___ (anyway) : LEAST
48. Orion's pride : BELT
49. Mexican state : TABASCO
53. Cuba's neighbor : KEYWEST
56. Globetrotter, e.g. : HARLEMITE
58. Opposite of vert. : HOR
59. Trespass : INVADE
60. Finch's order : PASSERINE
61. Journey : TREK
62. Short or second : STORY
63. ___ around (fooling) : MONKEYING
64. Agitate : CHURN
65. Great amount : MINT
66. Switch-engine operators : DONKEYMEN
67. Marmalade fruit : QUINCE
68. White-tailed eagle : ERN
69. Prolonged feuds : VENDETTAS
70. Jailer : TURNKEY
71. Plains dwellings : TEEPEES
73. Ditch, in England : REEN
74. Painful sound : GROAN
75. See ___ : RED
76. "___ yellow ribbon . . . " : TIEA
77. Chou's associate : MAO
78. "If I were a ___ man" : RICH
81. Sugarcane shoots : LALOS
84. Upperclassman: Abbr. : SENR
85. Hard resin : BATU
86. ___ of rose (grayish red) : ASHES
88. Like Burns's syne : AULD
89. Kind of rug : SHAG
90. Compulsion : DURESS
92. Indian word with "big" : HEAP
93. ___-Magnon : CRO
94. Orangutan : MIAS
95. Feed : DINE
96. Erwin of films : STU
98. Saint of films : EVA
99. Mayor's stock offering : KEYTOTHECITY
102. Kickoff speaker : KEYNOTER
104. Salad plant : ENDIVE
105. Greek letter : THETA
106. Place for Cohan's keys : BALDPATE
107. Words of assent : YESSES
108. Hold deliberations : SITON
109. Petition : SUE
110. Declaration signer Stone : THOS
1. Snipers spot : AMBUSH
2. Michaelmas and upsy : DAISIES
3. Bottom-line horse : ALSORAN
4. Fellow : MAC
5. Exalted : SKYEY
6. Post-Easter fete : PENTECOST
7. Certainly : AYE
8. Sour, musically : OFFKEY
9. Teton peak : MORAN
10. "Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
11. Lizzie or hat : TIN
12. Gatherings : SOCIALS
13. "Power Broker" subject : MOSES
14. "___ lovely day today" : ITSA
15. "___ 'em!" : SIC
16. Absenteeism of a sort : HOOKEY
17. "___ Goes By" : ASTIME
18. Marked by sulkiness : PETTED
20. Like tartar steak : RAW
25. Slothful : IDLE
28. Sharif : OMAR
32. Valiant : STALWART
34. Louver : SLAT
35. Displays of skill : MASTERIES
36. Rio matron : DONA
38. Quick : SPEEDY
40. Ship utility worker : GALLEYMAN
41. Rail tunnel : TUBE
44. Revolutionary War beverage : JERSEYTEA
45. Up-to-___ : DATE
47. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
48. Celtic or Knick : BASKETEER
49. Bell sound : TING
50. Dwindled : SHRUNK
51. Bring about by force : COERCE
52. Islands off Scotland : ORKNEY
53. Fate : KISMET
54. Undiminished : ENTIRE
55. Miss Dionne : YVONNE
56. Strong desire : HANKERING
57. State: Abbr. : MINN
60. Body of water : POND
61. Resembling Twiggy : THINNISH
63. Belgian city : MONS
64. Arrow poison: Var. : CURARA
66. Scout's good work : DEED
67. Warranto or Vadis : QUO
69. Churchill symbols : VEES
70. June nest egg : TROUSSEAU
72. Incite : PROD
74. Give the ___ (dismiss) : GATE
76. Hope-chest items : TEASETS
77. Moon plain : MARE
79. Swift animal : CHEETAH
80. Keep motionless, as a ship : HEAVETO
81. Hanger-on : LACKEY
82. Iridescent glassware : AURENE
83. Famous London name : LLOYDS
84. Pahlavi, e.g. : SHAH
85. John or Paul : BUNYAN
87. Flats' stand-ins : SPARES
89. Locations : SITES
90. Duplicate : DITTO
91. Technique : STYLE
94. "I ___ we adjourn" : MOVE
95. Tokyo body : DIET
97. German conjunction : UND
100. Poets' word : TIS
101. Ill. City : CHI
102. Br. titles : KBS
103. Make a choice : OPT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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