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OUTLANDISH OUTLANDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1973

Author:
Thomas Sheehan
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,730
Across
1. Place for a sand wedge : TRAP
5. ___ girls (Seoul libbers) : KOREA
10. Satchels : GRIPS
15. Balloon need : GAS
18. Biblical tongue: Abbr. : HEBR
19. Entomb : INURN
20. Incurred, as debts : RANUP
21. Unmask : BARE
22. What William Tell did : ASLOWBERNE
24. Pepys's remark in Lhasa : ANDSOTIBET
26. "___ Love You?" : WHYDOI
27. Shankar : RAVI
29. Frying pan : SKILLET
30. Kind of verb: Abbr. : INTR
32. Kind of grit : TRUE
33. Rome's Castel Sant'___ : ANGELO
34. George Cohan, Chinese style : YANGTZEDOODLEDANDY
41. Superman, e.g. : ALIAS
42. Like the fox's grapes : SOUR
43. Eur. capital : ROME
44. Swimsuit part : BRA
47. German port : KIEL
48. Big-business monogram : ITT
49. Igneous rock : SIMA
50. Baby carriage : PRAM
51. L. A. campus : USC
52. "South Pacific" words, in Africa : IMGHANAWASH
56. Belief : CREDO
57. Something to remember : THEMAINE
59. Descendant of Judah : OREN
60. ___ on (get drunk with Chiang) : TAIWAN
61. Art medium : OIL
62. Beans : SOYAS
63. Measures: Abbr. : INS
64. French writer : RACINE
67. Glacial ridges : OSAR
68. German quips : BONNMOTS
73. Sluggish : INERT
74. Campaign in Tripoli : WOMENSLIBYA
77. Large tank : VAT
78. Kind of goose : GONE
79. Chem. suffixes : ENES
80. Approves : OKS
81. Nice, in Nice : JOLI
82. Insect : ANT
83. Money premium : AGIO
84. Foxy, in Scotland : SLEE
85. Pink or rose : COLOR
86. Sir Thomas More, in Jordan : AMMANFORALLSEASONS
91. Amelia Earhart ___ : PUTNAM
94. Tears : RIPS
95. Cruelty personified : SADE
96. Western gullies : ARROYOS
98. Opera girl : AIDA
99. A-one : TIPTOP
103. TV fare in Ohio : DAYTONGAME
105. Sherman dictum, south of the border : JUAREZHELL
109. Adenauer word : ALTE
110. "___ the bag" : ITSIN
111. Statuette : OSCAR
112. Spread : OLEO
113. ___ Canals : SOO
114. Tact, for one : ASSET
115. Accord : UNITY
116. Word with gab or slug : FEST
Down
1. Melt : THAW
2. Hebrew letter : RESH
3. With finesse : ABLY
4. Biblical son : PRODIGAL
5. Chime in : KIBITZ
6. Wallet item : ONE
7. Capek drama : RUR
8. Marine bird : ERN
9. Make ___ (misplay) : ANERROR
10. Driveway décor : GRAVEL
11. Indian queen : RANI
12. State: Abbr. : IND
13. Sock in the ___ : PUSS
14. Expressed, out West : SPOKANE
15. "G.W.T.W." star : GABLE
16. Spinning : AREEL
17. Brawl : SETTO
21. Like sea water : BILGY
23. Habits : WONTS
25. Ignite, in England : TIND
28. Ledger man: Abbr. : AUD
31. Yield, à la Spassky : RESIGN
32. ___ fait (entirely) : TOUTA
34. Siberian native : YAKUT
35. Like a malt drink : ALISH
36. Relative : NIECE
37. ___ honors (treat) : DOTHE
38. Certain lake dwellers : ERIANS
39. Monks' titles : DOMS
40. Asian nurse : AMAH
44. Prepare tea : BREW
45. Ukranian body : RADA
46. Egyptian deity : AMON
49. Promises : SWEARS
50. Light refractor : PRISM
52. "___ Got Nobody" : IAINT
53. Track event : MILE
54. Ropes : NOOSES
55. Indo-European : ARYAN
56. Garden plant : CANNA
58. Watery silk : MOIRE
60. Albee's Alice : TINY
62. "___ These Days" : SOMEOF
64. ___ mortis, Latvian style : RIGA
65. Familiar sig. : ANON
66. Lincoln showcase : CENT
68. Actor Theodore : BIKEL
69. Haunt : OBSESS
70. Molding : OVOLO
71. Stock, in cards : TALON
72. To-dos : STIRS
74. Star in Lyra: Var. : WEGA
75. Getting ___ years : ONIN
76. Takes it easy : LOLLS
81. ___ Arimathea : JOSEPHOF
83. Cleanser ingredient : AMMONIA
84. S.A. monkey : SAPAJOU
85. Spanish port : CADIZ
86. Send ___ (write) : ANOTE
87. Famous surgeon : MAYO
88. World area : ORIENT
89. Get ___ of : RID
90. Mulligan joint : EATERY
91. River of Borneo : PADAS
92. Word form for a Soviet area : URALO
93. Make an effort : TRYTO
97. York et al.: Abbr. : SGTS
98. Friend: Fr. : AMIE
100. Distant: Prefix : TELE
101. Cheers : OLES
102. Nove1ist's concern : PLOT
104. Sancho Panza's steed : ASS
106. Sea initials : USN
107. Chem. prefix : ACI
108. Hole or race : RAT

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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