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HIGH AND LOW

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1959

Author:
Ted Dombras
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 718 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,677
Across
1. The Danube, in Hungary. : DUNA
5. Ancient city of Cyprus. : PAPHOS
11. Attribute for 71 Across. : EASE
15. Trophy. : SCALP
20. Campus ordeals. : INITIATIONS
22. Guide to the heavens. : PLANETARIUM
25. Army surface-to-air device. : NIKEMISSILE
26. Governor of Barataria. : SANCHOPANZA
27. A king of Midian. : EVI
28. Titillate. : PLEASE
29. Little ones. : TODDLERS
30. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EZR
31. Varmint. : RAT
32. Dos Passos trilogy. : USA
33. Popular jazz pianist. : TATUM
35. Small parrot. : LORY
36. Ten liters: Abbr. : DAL
37. Steep rock: Scot. : SCAUR
39. English shire. : DEVON
40. Possessive pronoun: Dial. : HISN
41. Produce. : BEGET
43. Word in famous Bach title. : TEMPERED
46. Aficionado's cheer. : OLE
47. Fund-raisers' prospects. : GIVERS
48. Give up. : CEDE
51. Longshoremen's group. : ILA
52. Spoil. : DECAY
55. Outer garment. : PELISSE
56. Thus: Span. : ASI
57. Xmas aeronaut. : SANTA
60. Where Fez is: Abbr. : MOR
61. Bilko. : SARGE
62. Plasters for outer walls. : STUCCOS
65. English county. : OXFORDSHIRE
68. Addendum: Abbr. : PPS
71. Daring young man's route. : THROUGHTHEAIR
73. Counting-out word. : EENY
74. Kassim's land: Var. : IRAK
75. Mildness. : LENITY
76. Modifier of 43 Across. : WELL
77. Javanese tree. : UPAS
79. County seat in upstate N. Y. : MALONE
81. Relative of etc. : ETAL
82. Hero of Wouk novel. : NOEL
84. A gateway to the stars. : CAPECANAVERAL
87. State: Abbr. : DEL
88. Top "barbudo." : FIDELCASTRO
90. A bit off. : INEXACT
91. Polish city: Ger. : POSEN
92. Melvin T. ___, "Immortal." : OTT
93. Fabric. : TWEED
95. Conjunction: Var. : THO
96. Banff and Nice. : RESORTS
99. Flouts. : JEERS
101. Top performer. : ACE
102. Past participle of common verb. : BEEN
103. Glories. : EXULTS
104. Fish. : COD
105. Woody vine. : WISTERIA
109. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, for example. : SPIES
110. Sandstone: Fr. : GRES
111. Courses. : PATHS
112. Plays. : GAMES
116. Military school: Abbr. : OCS
117. Coin of Latin America. : REAL
118. Spirited. : EAGER
119. Style: Fr. : TON
121. Worker of a sort. : ANT
122. Greek letter. : PSI
123. Suppressed. : CENSORED
125. Spanish painter. : RIBERA
127. Guido's high. : ELA
128. Kind of teachers' aid. : AUDIOVISUAL
130. Its opening date, Aug. 15, 1914. : PANAMACANAL
132. Quiet down. : TRANQUILIZE
133. Man on high. : STEEPLEJACK
134. French girl's name. : ELISE
135. Nieuport's river. : YSER
136. Hautes ___ (highlands): Fr. : TERRES
137. Evil day for Caesar. : IDES
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1. Railroad cars. : DINERS
2. Mechanical brain. : UNIVAC
3. Mr. K. : NIKITA
4. Had a bite. : ATE
5. Vessels for food, etc. : PAILS
6. Lost. : ATSEA
7. Site of famed 180-ft. tower. : PISA
8. Lifting device. : HOISTER
9. Enjoying sabbaticals. : ONLEAVE
10. Direction. : SSE
11. ___ Downs. : EPSOM
12. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
13. Small stemless plant. : SANDLILY
14. Surround. : ENCLOSE
15. Top floor, perhaps. : STORY
16. Tops. : CAPS
17. Altar: Span. : ARA
18. Descents. : LINEAGES
19. Conundrum addicts. : PUZZLERS
21. Sullied. : IMPURE
23. Brazen: Ger. : EHERN
24. Spoil. : MAR
29. Large cask. : TUN
34. Hollywood name. : TODD
36. Eau ___. : DEVIE
38. Indian. : UTE
39. High officer. : DEAN
40. Treasure. : HOARD
41. Hull's bottom. : BILGE
42. Part of Mao's name. : TSE
44. They look down on women. : MISOGYNISTS
45. Small pool. : PLASH
47. Manipulate to gain unfair advantage. : GERRYMANDER
48. Made a certain chess move. : CASTLED
49. Devotee of beauty. : ESTHETE
50. Daily. : DIURNAL
53. Agitation: Fr. : EMOI
54. Debase. : CORRUPT
55. Bread: Fr. : PAIN
58. "___ and Back," by Audie Murphy. : TOHELL
59. "Victory" hero. : AXEL
61. "The Liner ___ a Lady." : SHESA
63. Wind. : COIL
64. Gaillard ___ of 130 Across. : CUT
66. Sickle-shaped. : FALCATE
67. Walrus. : SEACOW
68. Distribute by quota. : PRORATE
69. Feathery topknot. : PANACHE
70. Poet of Henry VIII's time. : SKELTON
72. Twixt. : TWEEN
74. Holly. : ILEX
78. Lively. : PERT
80. Hail! : AVE
83. Pindarics. : ODES
85. College course: Abbr. : ASTR
86. Relative. : NIECE
88. Bastions. : FORTS
89. Pursuers of higher education. : COEDS
91. Vaulting aids. : POLES
94. Uses up. : EATS
96. In medias ___. : RES
97. Photographer's concern. : EXPOSURE
98. Utterly downcast. : SUICIDAL
99. Top heavyweight, 1937. : JOELOUIS
100. Boodle. : SWAG
102. Bleat. : BAA
104. In a gross way. : CRASSLY
106. Repeat. : ITERATE
107. Member of a mystic order. : SHRINER
108. Paderewski. : IGNACE
110. Jinn. : GENII
111. Launching ___. : PAD
113. Bacchante. : MAENAD
114. Weave. : ENLACE
115. Walks haughtily. : STALKS
117. Burlesque. : REVUE
118. Fisherman. : EELER
119. Site of Arizona State U. : TEMPE
120. Hurdle for Ph.D. candidates. : ORALS
122. Timely. : PAT
123. Roosters: Fr. : COQS
124. Overthrow. : RAZE
126. Top heavyweight, 1934. : BAER
129. Suffix in zoology. : INI
130. Sibilant signal. : PST
131. Chili: Span. : AJI

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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