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ROMAN HOLIDAY

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1970

Author: Philip K.-Youritzin
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { F Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,666
Across Down
1. Letter-opener for some : STEAM
6. African gazelle : ADMI
10. Duel souvenir : SCAR
14. Rustle : SWISH
19. Rustic place : LODGE
20. Time periods : ERAS
21. White: Prefix : ALBO
22. Church income : TITHE
23. Zeal : ARDOR
24. Play an ice game : CURL
25. Eldest of the Pleiades : MAIA
26. Kind of band : STEEL
27. Apparatus : GEAR
28. You: Ger. : SIE
29. Well-soaped : SUDSY
31. Quibble : CARP
32. Locust tree : ACACIA
36. Disengage : DETACH
38. Stock-market word : PAR
41. Asian sea : ARAL
42. Czech town name : SPISSKA
44. Symbol of power : ORB
47. In ___ way (tunefully) : AMUSICAL
49. Alas, to Caesar : EHEU
50. Western lake : TAHOE
52. Scene of old Roman war games : CAMPUSMARTIUS
54. ___ church-mouse : POORASA
56. Downstairs: Fr. : ENBAS
57. Caesar's way : ITER
58. Taken : CAPTURED
59. Film actor Arnold : STANG
60. Church areas : APSES
62. Asians who sealed Marcus Crassus's fate : PARTHIANS
63. Moscow money : RUBLES
65. Transverse, as through tulips : TIPTOE
66. Emperor who started the Colosseum : VESPASIAN
70. ___ hair (lava froth) : PELES
71. City on Nile : CAIRO
76. Like a babe : INNOCENT
77. Role for Liz : CLEO
78. Boo-boo : ERROR
79. Having a wall bracket : SCONCED
80. Father of Latin poetry : QUINTUSENNIUS
84. Graze past : BRUSH
85. Western Indians : UTES
86. "Let that be a ___ you" : LESSONTO
87. Nevertheless : YET
88. Lacking experience : UNTRIED
92. Mexican coin : PESO
93. Army V.I.P. : GEN
94. Loan shark : USURER
95. Beverages : CIDERS
97. Off-center : ALOP
100. Gin's friend : TONIC
102. Chinese pagoda : TAA
103. Elec. units : AMPS
107. Shrew : HARPY
109. Napoleonic battle site : JENA
110. Visitor to Siam : ANNA
112. Ennoble : EXALT
113. French year : ANNEE
114. Culture medium : AGAR
115. Garish : LOUD
116. Andrea ___ : DORIA
117. Max and Buddy : BAERS
118. Little Helen : NELL
119. ___ majesty : LESE
120. Go onstage : ENTER
1. Ore refuse : SLAG
2. Disrupted : TORE
3. Saga's relative : EDDA
4. Athenian center : AGORA
5. Debussy topic : MER
6. U.S. power agency : AEC
7. Mistress of Caligula : DRUSILLA
8. Callas : MARIA
9. Wight : ISLE
10. Uncle and Spade : SAMS
11. Robert Graves's emperor : CLAUDIUS
12. Remains : ABIDES
13. Cookouts : ROASTS
14. Ways: Abbr. : STS
15. Broom user : WITCH
16. Willow : ITEA
17. Persian tiger : SHER
18. Hired hands : HELP
30. Ox of Tibet : YAK
33. Famous Roman reformer : CAIUSGRACCHUS
34. Bows : ARCS
35. Loom part : CAAM
37. He wanted Carthage destroyed : CATOTHECENSOR
38. Tempos : PACES
39. Lover in France : AMANT
40. Cuban dance : RUMBA
42. Recoils : SHIES
43. Fear: Fr. : PEUR
44. Maureen or Scarlett : OHARA
45. German flowers : ROSEN
46. Neckwear : BEADS
48. Extend over : SPAN
49. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
51. African sheep : ARUI
53. Up : RISEN
54. Hair lines : PARTS
55. Vision: Prefix : OPTO
58. Cod or Horn : CAPE
60. In ___ (beset) : ABIND
61. Land map : PLAT
62. Flier : PILOT
64. One who benefits : USEE
65. Certain ages : TEENS
66. City in Sweden : VISBY
67. Ink: Fr. : ENCRE
68. Tapir's pride : SNOUT
69. Opera's Lily : PONS
70. Carried on : PLIED
72. Pisa's river : ARNO
73. Metal-drum hook : IRING
74. Way : ROUTE
75. Welles : ORSON
77. Clever : CUTE
80. Hill of Rome : QUIRINAL
81. Domitius ___, Roman jurist : ULPIANUS
82. Gardener's need : SEED
83. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
89. Zany one : NUT
90. Kind of ancient horse : TROJAN
91. Make an error at bridge : RENEGE
94. Shoe part : UPPER
95. Portage item : CANOE
96. Britisher : SAXON
97. Famous whaler : AHAB
98. Turner : LANA
99. French river : ORNE
101. Writer Carmer : CARL
102. Like some stories : TALL
104. Trade center : MART
105. Ballet movement : PLIE
106. Top banana : STAR
108. O.K. : YES
111. Drink : ADE
112. Dutch town : EDE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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