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AUGUST TOPICS

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,344
Across
1. Luffed. : CAMETO
7. Up. : ARISEN
13. Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
19. Where Corvallis is. : OREGON
20. Fabulous city, now dust. : NINEVEH
22. Stir to action. : AROUSE
23. Performed by one person. : SINGLE
24. Italian resort. : SANREMO
25. Prowls after prey. : RAVENS
26. Quotable witticisms. : MOTS
27. Divisions of a county. : TOWNS
29. Modern poet. : AUDEN
31. Fawn's mother. : DOE
32. Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
33. Modern poet. : BENET
34. Like Swedish furniture, mobiles, etc. : ULTRAMODERN
37. Forgiver of faults. : CONDONER
39. Like a moss: Bot. : MNIOID
40. Skirt insert to make a flare: Fr. : GODET
41. Dines. : EATS
42. Presaged. : BODED
43. Deserve. : EARN
45. Grind the teeth. : GNASH
47. City S. of the Caspian. : TEHERAN
49. False gods. : BAALIM
53. A trip for pleasure. : JAUNT
54. Clayey. : BOLAR
55. Resort near Mexico City. : ACAPULCO
57. Dolomites. : ALPS
58. Goes away: Slang. : HOPSIT
59. A verse or line. : STICH
60. Air: Comb.form. : AER
61. Aglow. : LIT
62. Welcome annual event. : SUMMERHOLIDAY
64. Corporal. : NCO
65. Common Moslem name. : ALI
66. Pope who launched First Crusade. : URBAN
67. Pupils: Fr. : ELEVES
68. Fiesta lover. : PEON
69. Gardener's purchase. : PEATMOSS
71. Stitcher. : SEWER
72. Casts down. : HURLS
73. Deeply earnest. : SOLEMN
74. Wet fiber screens for air-cooling, in India. : TATTIES
77. Roman king of Judaea. : HEROD
78. Diminutive of a girl's name. : TESS
80. Partially burned stick. : BRAND
81. Father of Romulus and Remus. : MARS
82. Better qualified. : ABLER
85. City of the Shalamar gardens. : LAHORE
87. Cook in a certain way. : BARBECUE
91. Golfers' wives. : GRASSWIDOWS
93. Bay noted for its high tides. : FUNDY
94. Roman citadel. : ARX
95. Novelist Rand. : AYN
96. Siberian native. : TATAR
97. Left Bank millinery. : BERET
98. City in Tuscany. : PISA
99. Savile Row business man. : TAILOR
101. Put in a claim (with "to"). : PRETEND
104. Tiny. : ATOMIC
106. Attract. : ENTICE
107. Row of houses on raised ground. : TERRACE
108. Noted Harvard president. : CONANT
109. Minute ___. : STEAKS
110. Contemporary of Pepys. : DRYDEN
111. English economist (1883–1946). : KEYNES
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1. Of the universe. : COSMIC
2. Melodious. : ARIOSO
3. Resort on the Côte d'Azur. : MENTON
4. ___ Benedict. : EGGS
5. Sanskrit school: India. : TOL
6. Tithe. : ONETENTH
7. Be adequate. : ANSWER
8. Laughing. : RIANT
9. Resort establishments. : INNS
10. Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
11. Original woman. : EVE
12. Class of worms. : NEMATODA
13. Symbol of polygamy. : HAREM
14. Branch of astronomy. : URANOGRAPHY
15. English coin: Slang. : SOV
16. Gave a nap to a fabric. : SUEDED
17. Sleeping noisily. : ASNORE
18. Take offense at. : RESENT
21. Nymph of Paradise. : HOURI
28. Unnamed persons. : ONES
30. Miami's county. : DADE
33. Proud remark. : BOAST
34. Where Tanglewood audiences gather. : UNDERTHESTARS
35. Recliner. : LIER
36. The German Danube. : DONAU
38. Cathedral officials. : DEANS
39. Angora fabric. : MOHAIR
42. Notorious. : BELSEN
44. Manila hemps. : ABACAS
45. Pioneer in experimental science. : GALILEO
46. Of a wedding. : NUPTIAL
47. High spar. : TOPMAST
48. Greeters of summer visitors. : NATIVES
50. Plainsman of South America. : LLANERO
51. Frosty. : ICECOLD
52. Dodo's relatives. : MORONS
53. Mexican plants. : JALAPS
54. Fort McHenry projectiles, 1814. : BOMBS
56. Bucolic drink. : CIDER
58. Lake Indians. : HURONS
59. Swung around. : SLEWED
62. The rural theatre. : SUMMERSTOCK
63. Liquid part of fat. : OLEINE
68. Treasury. : PURSE
70. Heads: Fr. : TETES
72. Greasy. : HERBY
75. Detested. : ABHORRED
76. Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
77. Unleavened bread. : HARDTACK
79. Cleave. : SLIT
81. Bison's shag. : MANE
82. Certain marbles. : AGATES
83. 19th century poet. : BRYANT
84. P. I. timber tree: Var. : LANITE
86. Change to suit. : ADAPT
87. Refrain of a song. : BURDEN
88. Alligator: Var. : CAIMAN
89. Bearlike. : URSINE
90. Calls for. : EXACTS
92. Things for sale. : WARES
93. Evade. : FENCE
97. Trinket. : BEAD
98. Shetland. : PONY
100. ___ Fail, Irish Coronation Stone. : LIA
102. Make mistakes. : ERR
103. Effort. : TRY
105. Ballet point. : TOE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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