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DRAWING THE SHADES

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 1970

Author: Marjorie K. Collins
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 514 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,680
Across Down
1. Coward : NOEL
5. Rested : SLEPT
10. Reference mark : STAR
14. Regarding : ASTO
18. Nimbus : AURA
19. Hackneyed : HOARY
20. Title : EARL
21. School chore : THEME
23. Brains : GRAYMATTER
25. Letter's antecedent : THESCARLET
27. Utah range : UINTA
28. Scoreboard listing : OOO
29. Daughter of Priam : ILIONE
30. Lap of luxury : PURPLEANDFINELINEN
37. Indeed, in Ireland : ARU
38. June beetles : DORS
39. Geologic time : EON
40. Ship part : KEEL
44. Where we're weightless : INSPACE
49. Cut to board size : RESAW
52. Italian genius : DAVINCI
54. Knocking sound : RATATAT
55. River to North sea : MEUSE
56. Tropical fruits : MANGOS
57. Metric measures : LITRES
59. Balance : REST
60. Low price: Slang : SONG
61. Biblical land : EDEN
63. German numeral : DREI
65. At full speed : AMAIN
67. Exhortation for le roi : VIVE
71. Manner : SORT
72. Shallow : INANE
74. French painter : MONET
75. Mosque priest : IMAM
76. Attention-getter : PSST
77. Snide : NASTY
78. Mexican money : PESO
79. Chooses : OPTS
80. Cure : HEAL
82. Eye part : IRIS
85. Steady : STABLE
87. Casts ___ on : ASPELL
90. Chin: Prefix : MENTO
92. Maintains : ASSERTS
95. Betting info : HOTTIPS
97. Hinder, in law : ESTOP
98. Roman poet : STATIUS
99. Indifferent : SOSO
100. Boat gear : OAR
102. 1956 Wimbledon champ : HOAD
104. Fast, to slow: Abbr. : ANT
105. Sources of junk : WHITEELEPHANTSALES
113. Having a grudge : DOWNON
116. Dallas campus : SMU
117. Yucatan Indians : MAYAS
118. The view from here is nice : IVORYTOWER
120. Sorcery : BLACKMAGIC
125. Type of edge : BEVEL
126. Logical : SANE
127. Tidal flow : EAGRE
128. Western org. : NATO
129. Counsel, old style : REDE
130. Models: Abbr. : STDS
131. Planes : TREES
132. Chinese island : AMOY
1. Plater : NAG
2. Pronoun : OUR
3. Pitcher's concern: Abbr. : ERA
4. Store : LAYUP
5. Ladd movie : SHANE
6. ___ Miles, girl in old tire ad : LOTTA
7. ___ run : EATAND
8. Acadia's Grand ___ : PRE
9. Norse god : TYR
10. Nature writer : SETON
11. Lake : TAHOE
12. Small cavity : AREOLE
13. Literary initials : RLS
14. ___ of woe : ATALE
15. Dried flower, in a way : SHRINKINGVIOLET
16. Distant: Prefix : TELO
17. Sign : OMEN
22. Before automne : ETE
24. Wire measure : MIL
26. Breakfast treat : CINNAMONTOAST
30. Brace : PAIR
31. Container: Sp. : URNA
32. Posse's quarry : RUSTLERS
33. Campus unit : DORM
34. Like Elsa, but more : FREER
35. Offspring : ISSUE
36. Antiseptic: Prefix : IOD
41. Siamese twin : ENG
42. Far sound: Sp. : ECO
43. Heraldic flower : LIS
45. Live it up : PAINTTHETOWNRED
46. Law man: Abbr. : ATT
47. North, for one : CARDINALPOINT
48. Enduring : ETERNAL
50. State of India : ASSAM
51. Floor cleaner : WETMOP
53. Johnson : VAN
58. Red and others : SEAS
60. Naps : SIESTAS
61. Unusual power : ESP
62. ___ Passos : DOS
64. Certain kind of stitch : INTIME
66. Ones: Scot. : ANES
68. Paper size : IMPERIAL
69. Winemaker's need : VAT
70. Type measures : EMS
73. Brontë's Jane et al. : EYRES
81. Biblical judge : ELI
83. ___ pink : INTHE
84. Back porch : STOOP
86. Youth org. : BSA
87. Exclamations : AHS
88. ___ canals : SOO
89. Parts of gals. : PTS
91. Ocean fish : OPAH
93. Fix the piano : TUNE
94. Plane types: Abbr. : SSTS
96. Convened : SAT
101. Go after a fly again : RESWAT
103. Injure : DAMAGE
106. Big name in cards : HOYLE
107. Edit : EMEND
108. Decoys : LURES
109. Shell layer : NACRE
110. Children : TYKES
111. "Pants" man : SAM
112. Yoga posture : ASANA
113. Fishing term : DIB
114. Finished : OVER
115. Entwined : WOVE
119. W.W. II group : OSS
120. Poker word : BET
121. Gibbon : LAR
122. Pod : GAM
123. Japanese statesman : ITO
124. Demure : COY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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