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SAILOR, BEWARE!

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,712
Across Down
1. Bristling like cactus. : SPINED
7. Like better. : PREFER
13. Sea foam. : SPUME
18. Cloth woven like chain mail. : ARMURE
19. Humdrum ways. : ROUTINE
20. Nut. : ALMOND
22. Pal around with. : HOBNOB
23. Goes aboard. : EMBARKS
24. Born in a place. : NATIVE
25. "Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
26. Dawns. : SUNUPS
28. Ancient town NE of Rome. : RIETI
30. Negative prefix. : NON
31. Confederates: Slang. : REBS
33. Cargo units. : TONS
34. Jack Tar's songs: Var. : SEASHANTEYS
37. Suitable. : ADEQUATE
39. Regard as of the same degree. : EQUATE
40. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
41. Forearm bone. : ULNA
42. Knob. : KNURL
43. Land held in fee simple, in Orkneys. : UDAL
45. Wading bird. : STILT
47. Song by Guy d'Hardelot. : BECAUSE
49. Everything: Ger. : ALLES
52. Sea animal. : SEAL
53. Captivates. : ENAMORS
55. A wand'ring minstrel, he. : NANKIPOO
58. Monte ___. : CARLO
60. "Letting '___ not' wait upon 'I would' . . . " : IDARE
61. " ___ the umbrella here. And on the ships at sea."—R. L. S. : ITRAINSON
62. Hero of Sherwood play. : ABE
63. Sailors' paradise. : FIDDLERSGREEN
66. Incumbents. : INS
67. G. & S. seagoing productions. : PINAFORES
69. Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
70. Jelly, in cookery. : GELEE
72. Chanteuses. : ARTISTES
73. Least lovely. : UGLIEST
75. Disoriented. : LOST
76. Arkansas City's county. : DESHA
77. Objects of fire. : TARGETS
79. Frequent. : HAUNT
81. Drop a few pounds. : LOSE
83. Café quaff in Paris. : BIERE
84. Detained. : HELD
85. More efficient. : ABLER
88. Shades of yellow. : AMBERS
90. Standard measure for height of land. : SEALEVEL
94. Important papers. : CREDENTIALS
96. Granular snow. : FIRN
97. Cubism's obscure bedfellow. : DADA
98. Deck (out). : TOG
99. Use up. : WASTE
100. Immediate. : DIRECT
102. Brightened (with "up"). : LIT
103. Giraffe's relatives. : OKAPIS
105. Low water. : EBBTIDE
108. Descendant of Noah. : HAMITE
110. Something held in memory. : RETENT
111. Birds like the fowls. : RASORES
112. Prayer. : ORISON
113. Unhesitant. : READY
114. Jazz drums. : SNARES
115. Steamboat man, first name. : ROBERT
1. Sea of sand. : SAHARA
2. Wrote in tedious fashion. : PROSED
3. Drink. : IMBIBE
4. Kind of conical buoy. : NUN
5. Archery expert. : EROS
6. Society girl. : DEBUTANTE
7. Ostentatious displays. : POMPS
8. Uses a holystone. : RUBS
9. Arrival hour: Flying abbr. : ETA
10. Evergreen. : FIR
11. Puts in a pen, in S. Africa. : ENKRAALS
12. Withstand. : RESIST
13. ___ Maria. : SANTA
14. Outspoken. : PLAINTALKING
15. Relative of selective service: Abbr. : UMT
16. Des ___. : MOINES
17. Ambassadors. : ENVOYS
19. What old grads do. : REUNE
21. Foggy, as atmosphere. : DENSE
27. ___ chance (no soap). : NOTA
29. Alas: Lat. : EHEU
32. Sea onion. : SQUILL
34. The proud old ships. : SQUARERIGGERS
35. The southeast wind. : EURUS
36. "___ the saddle." : TALLIN
38. Stepson of Thor. : ULL
39. More! More! : ENCORE
42. Ataturk's family. : KEMALS
44. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
45. Stormy petrel. : SEABIRD
46. Lizard found in old ruins. : TARENTE
47. Worst: Colloq. : BADDEST
48. Vestibules. : ENTRIES
50. Greek letter. : EPSILON
51. With least delay, in cablese. : SOONEST
52. ___ Flow. : SCAPA
54. "Kol ___," sacred Hebrew song. : NIDRE
56. Tracts. : AREAS
57. Beginning. : ONSET
59. A blow from the land. : OFFSHOREWIND
61. Light. : IGNITE
64. Tiny amounts. : IOTAS
65. Cobblers. : SOLERS
68. Having passageways. : AISLED
71. Got away from. : ELUDED
73. Archangel. : URIEL
74. Swallow ___ (quit the sea). : THEANCHOR
78. Israeli statesman. : ABBAEBAN
80. "___ aboard!" : ALL
82. Grub. : EATS
84. Not elsewhere. : HERE
85. Shakespeare was one. : ACTOR
86. Wall St. commissioner. : BROKER
87. Papal envoy. : LEGATE
89. Beveled joints. : MITERS
90. Fathers: Poet. : SIRES
91. Suitcase. : VALISE
92. Movie film arranger. : EDITOR
93. Dormant. : LATENT
95. Very unpleasant, as the weather. : NASTY
96. Bona ___. : FIDES
100. Terrible. : DIRE
101. Elephant's-ear. : TARO
104. ___ jacket. : PEA
106. "Be Prepared!" group: Abbr. : BSA
107. Rocky hill. : TOR
109. Marble: Dial. : MIB

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