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GARDEN PLOT

New York Times, Sunday, August 2, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,670
Across Down
1. Rope fiber for calking. : OAKUM
6. The kurus of Turkey. : PIASTER
13. Retiring as a violet. : MODEST
19. Juxtapose. : APPOSE
20. Fit as a fiddle. : INSHAPE
21. Pronounced with the soft palate. : UVULAR
22. Died a-borning. : NIPPEDINTHEBUD
24. Deny. : NEGATE
25. Cymbals of India. : TAL
26. Before now. : SINCE
27. Establish. : ORDAIN
29. Relative of 87 Down: Span. : TIA
30. Entry in an account. : ITEM
32. Tree genus. : ACER
33. Out of bondage. : FREED
34. Millefleurs. : SCENT
36. City founded in 1392. : SEOUL
38. Iron wear. : ARMOR
40. Kind of bean. : SNAP
42. Roman carnival. : ORGY
43. Crack. : FLAW
45. Parties. : SIDES
47. Glasses: Slang. : SPECS
49. Crumble. : MOLDER
51. Teachers' concerns. : TESTS
53. Beauty and others. : TRUTHS
56. Tricked cleverly. : FINESSED
58. Flower ___. : SHOWS
60. Gives (a part of something). : ALLOTS
62. Contemporary of Loti. : ANET
63. Let out. : EMIT
65. "A deed without ___." : ANAME
67. Talking bird of India. : MYNAH
68. What is more. : YES
69. Go-now-pay-later roads. : PRIMROSEPATHS
72. Time of plane arrival: Abbr. : ETA
73. Hippodrome. : ARENA
75. Coniferous forests of the north. : TAIGA
76. Skid around. : SLUE
77. Hebrew letter. : AYIN
78. Attributing. : LAYING
80. Lake in Italian Alps. : GARDA
82. Seaport on the Shannon. : LIMERICK
84. Generous one. : LENDER
86. Causes to rest on. : LEANS
88. Shining cloths. : SATINS
89. Display feature. : EASEL
91. Muscle. : SINEW
93. Cartoonist Thomas. : NAST
94. Slap: Colloq. : SPAT
97. Thrym's false bride. : THOR
99. Landmark: Span. : SENAL
101. Big operetta name. : LEHAR
104. Better than deuces. : TREYS
106. Playwright Hopwood. : AVERY
108. "Beautiful ___," popular waltz. : OHIO
110. Type of snow. : NEVE
111. Hamlet's "most excellent canopy." : AIR
112. Latin American republic. : PANAMA
114. Parts of gimbals. : RINGS
116. Sheltered. : HID
117. Handy beverage pack. : TEABAG
119. Characters in old English ballad. : BABESINTHEWOOD
123. Station in life. : ESTATE
124. Oscillate. : LIBRATE
125. Trees to come. : ACORNS
126. Operatic solo. : STEBER
127. Sphinxlike problems. : ENIGMAS
128. Months, to Hiawatha. : MOONS
1. Poppy product. : OPIATE
2. Phrase dating back to Deuteronomy. : APPLEOFONESEYE
3. Hill, in So. Africa. : KOP
4. Puts to work. : USES
5. Means of advertising. : MEDIA
6. Military trap maneuver. : PINCERS
7. Cease at intervals. : INTERMIT
8. Ex-fire. : ASH
9. Ayesha. : SHE
10. Small drum. : TABOR
11. Architect's drawings: Fr. : EPURES
12. Flushes. : REDDENS
13. Veteran actor. : MUNI
14. Electric appliances. : OVENS
15. Worked in the garden. : DUG
16. Snapping beetle. : ELATER
17. Glutting. : SATING
18. ___ port. : TREATY
19. Opponents. : ANTIS
23. Founder of Cuzco. : INCA
28. Change to suit. : ADAPT
31. Food fish. : MULLET
33. New and dewy. : FRESHASADAISY
35. Sumptuous. : COSTLY
37. Shavers. : LADS
39. Golden Treasury items. : ODES
41. Foreign quarter, Istanbul. : PERA
44. Bremen's river. : WESER
46. Mountain near Atlanta. : STONE
48. Hollow grass stems. : CULMS
49. Gold, for one. : MINERAL
50. Put off. : REMIT
52. 1955 Derby winner. : SWAPS
54. 1936 Pulitzer Prize novel. : HONEYINTHEHORN
55. Branch of mechanics. : STATICS
56. Azores island. : FAYAL
57. Nickname in baseball lore. : DIMAG
59. Humble. : SMALL
61. Part of a shoe sole. : SHANK
64. One of Mr. Pickwick's misadventures. : TRIAL
66. Personal cases. : ETUIS
69. Giant ___ of Asia. : PANDA
70. Blunderbore and Cormoran. : OGRES
71. Brawny guy. : HEMAN
74. Soso golf score. : NINETY
77. Up. : ARISEN
79. Exploit. : GEST
81. Heroine of "Persuasion." : ANNE
83. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
85. Actress, who was born in 82 Across. : REHAN
87. Spanish title. : SENORITA
90. Endearing. : LOVABLE
92. Feminine Hawaiians. : WAHINES
94. The fifty. : STATES
95. Treasurer of the U. S. : PRIEST
96. Blow up. : AERATE
98. Endure. : REMAIN
100. Fluff. : LINT
102. Orly planes. : AVIONS
103. Makes tidy: Dial. : REDDS
105. Flood. : SPATE
107. Wise, for example. : RABBI
109. Early Irish alphabet. : OGHAM
113. A field: Lat. : AGER
115. Dry: Span. : SECO
118. Title of Persian religious leader. : BAB
120. Work unit. : ERG
121. Rich uncle. : SAM
122. Entreat. : WOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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