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CAPITAL IDEAS

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1969

Author: Kirk Dodd
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 56, Avg Word Len: 5.75, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,302
Across Down
1. Hails : ACCOSTS
8. Cavies : PACAS
13. Coin of Mid-East : PIASTER
20. Address loudly : SHOUTAT
21. People of Teheran : IRANI
22. Plunge into a fluid : IMMERGE
23. City in Granada : SANTAFE
24. N.A. geological era : TRENTONPERIOD
26. Grampus : ORC
27. Early Brazos settler : STEPHENAUSTIN
29. Moslem saint : PIR
30. Nobel physicist: 1952 : BLOCH
32. Set a course : PLOT
33. Crowns : PATES
34. Middling : SOSO
35. Hibernia : EIRE
36. Styptic : ALUM
37. Sheepfolds : COTES
38. Fountain orders : MALTS
39. Children's game : REDROVER
41. City in West Germany : AHLEN
42. Satchel : VALISE
43. Mean sea-level line : GEOID
44. Interweave : BRAID
45. Summon : PAGE
46. Oddments : SCRAPS
48. Beverages : BEERS
49. One-time caller at Trinidad : COLUMBUS
53. Pea and nut : COALS
54. Erie, for one : CANAL
55. Cracow people : POLES
56. Number : ONE
57. Strikes : RAPS
58. Pebbles : LITTLEROCKS
60. Burma, Pakistan, etc. : ASIA
61. Indian : UTE
62. Lemur : LORIS
63. Aegean island : SAMOS
64. Perfume : ATTAR
65. Archipelago of Pacific : BISMARCK
67. Grass genus : STIPA
68. Seattle players : PILOTS
69. Elder: Fr. : AINE
70. Opted : CHOSE
71. American family of painters : MORAN
72. Thin layer : LAMINA
75. Teen-agers' monopoly : PHONE
76. Bewailed : LAMENTED
79. Poplar : ABELE
80. Opinions : VIEWS
81. Restrain : BATE
82. ___clock scholar : TENO
83. Soviet press agency : TASS
84. See eye ___ : TOEYE
85. Productive : RICH
86. Hauls : CARTS
87. High note : ELA
88. English essayist (1861–1922) : WALTERRALEIGH
91. Agency of the 30's: Abbr. : REA
92. Sec. of State under Wilson : ROBERTLANSING
94. Idle : LOAFING
96. Enliven: Lat. : ANIMARE
97. Jog : NUDGE
98. Drain : DEPLETE
99. Result of salary cut : LESSPAY
100. Rapiers : EPEES
101. Encourages : ASSURES
1. ___ as a judge : ASSOBER
2. Chase : CHARLIE
3. Fruit : CONCORDGRAPES
4. Inoperative : OUT
5. Cache : STASH
6. U.S. sculptor : TAFT
7. Like some churches : STEEPLED
8. Biblical treasure city : PITHOM
9. Court decree: Fr. : ARRET
10. French city : CAEN
11. Nova Scotia's ___ Royal : ANNAPOLIS
12. Set : SITUATED
13. Liquid measures: Fr. : PINTES
14. Kaffir fighters : IMPIS
15. Word of concurrence : AMEN
16. Indian weight : SER
17. Locale in Marine song : TRIPOLI
18. Peacocks : EGOISTS
19. Emblem of 15th century : REDROSE
25. "Drang nach ___" : OSTEN
28. Rel. of sing. : PLUR
31. Barley and rye : CEREALS
34. Madras metropolis : SALEM
36. Vis-___ : AVIS
37. Dances : CHARLESTONS
38. Sorcerer : MAGUS
40. "___, sorry" : OOPS
41. Of a space : AREAL
42. Dells : VALES
44. Inclinations : BENTS
45. Presidential family : POLKS
46. Second-stringer : SCRUB
47. Tropical raccoon : COATI
48. Dyeing technique : BATIK
49. Beverage : COCOA
50. Dog : BOSTONTERRIER
51. Eastern Christian : UNIAT
52. Torrefies : SEARS
54. Siren of "Odyssey" : CIRCE
55. Ceremony: Fr. : POMPE
58. Novel heroine : LORNA
59. Poker move : RAISE
60. Mollusk genus : ATLANTA
62. Singer Frankie : LAINE
64. Leeds's river : AIRE
66. Postal system : MAILS
67. Does an after-sports routine : SHOWERSUP
68. Quince, for example : POME
70. Indian : CHEYENNE
71. Girl's name : MATHILDA
72. Pitchout, in football : LATERAL
73. Ear shell : ABALONE
74. Ore range : MESABIS
75. Famous sculpture : PIETA
76. Guipure : LACE
77. Understanding : ENTENTE
78. Prescription units : DOSAGES
80. Kind of ball : VOLLEY
81. Low parts of ships : BILGES
84. Czech range : TATRA
85. Meander : RANGE
86. Western attire : CHAPS
88. Garment : WRAP
89. Lie at anchor : RIDE
90. Leaves : GOES
93. Type measures : EMS
95. Winter topic of talk : FLU

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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