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GOING PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, September 2, 1973

Author: Marie West
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,786
Across Down
1. Whaleboat helmsman : SLUER
6. Cheers : RAHS
10. Pops : DADS
14. Rope base : SISAL
19. Moon crater : LINNE
20. Cruising : ASEA
21. Combat : DUEL
22. Kind of venous : INTRA
23. Moslem lords : AMIRS
24. Quarrel : SPAT
25. Shoppers' transit : ESCALATORS
27. Tot's transit : VELOCIPEDE
29. Fourth word : SANE
30. Cupid : EROS
31. Daisy's transit : ABICYCLEBUILTFORTWO
35. Obvious : PATENT
37. Employe's concern : TENURE
38. Greek letter : TAU
39. Fortas : ABE
40. ___ mater : DURA
42. Part of a step : RISER
45. Ups anchor : TRIPS
49. Barrel of sorts : PORK
51. Perceived : SENSATE
54. Inactivate : MOTHBALL
56. Benefit : AVAIL
58. Short distance : STEP
59. Lips : LABIA
61. Spanish drink : AGUA
62. Pipe worker : WELDER
64. Atlas item : MAP
66. Nonsense : BUNK
67. Prying : NOSY
68. Transit to nowhere : ROLLERCOASTER
73. Bears or Cubs : TEAM
77. Chinese money : TAEL
78. Kind of too : TAT
79. Clodhopper : RUSTIC
84. Sandwich : HERO
85. Woodwinds : OBOES
87. Hebrew weight : REBA
90. Adams : MAUDE
91. Together : INUNISON
93. Northwest, for one : PASSAGE
96. Wide smile : GRIN
97. Council : SYNOD
98. Diva's spoken passage: Abbr. : RECIT
100. Straight : NEAT
102. "___ a chance!" : NOT
103. Vegetable : PEA
105. Nearby : AROUND
108. Marshmallow events : ROASTS
110. S. F. transit : CABLECARSONPOWELLST
116. City in India : AGRA
117. Up a ___ : TREE
118. Work-sheet entry : TRAVELTIME
121. Lowly transit : SHANKSMARE
124. Jason's ship : ARGO
125. Hay machine : BALER
126. Port : HAVEN
127. Ferber : EDNA
128. Weirdo : KOOK
129. Toward the back : AREAR
130. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
131. Color expert : DYER
132. Orbs, old style : EYNE
133. Takes a breather : RESTS
1. Ruthenian : SLAV
2. Rickey fruit : LIME
3. Kind of decision : UNILATERAL
4. Attire : ENROBE
5. Abrogate : RESCIND
6. Grating : RASPY
7. Facing, in heraldry : ASPECTANT
8. Part of a loom: Var. : HEADLE
9. Shiny fabric : SATEEN
10. W. W. II monogram : DDE
11. Sydneyites : AUSSIES
12. Design for transferral : DECAL
13. Viewpoint : SLANT
14. N. M. Indian : SIA
15. Onetime transit : INTERURBAN
16. English river : STORT
17. Pointer on a map : ARROW
18. Rope : LASSO
26. Decamped : LEFT
28. Metrical stress : ICTUS
32. Bacharach : BURT
33. Archangel : URIEL
34. Vow : OATH
35. Fruit : PAPAW
36. Overhead : ABOVE
41. Legal matter : RES
43. Start a certain trip : EMBUS
44. Begone, to Shakespeare : ROINT
46. Othello's friend : IAGO
47. Extra bit : PLUS
48. Destroy : SLAY
50. Jackie Coogan role : KID
52. Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
53. Armadillo : APAR
55. Bet participant : TAKER
57. Sea god : LER
60. Diminishes : ABATES
63. Newspaper sections : ROTOS
65. Bank abbr. : PCT
69. Day or of love : LABOR
70. Sierra ___ : LEONE
71. Propellers : OARS
72. Spirit for a zombie : RUM
73. "___ little pig . . . " : THIS
74. Counting-out word : EENY
75. ___ for one's money : ARUN
76. Transit for Lindy et al. : MONOPLANES
80. Droop : SAG
81. Transit accesses : TURNSTILES
82. Dostoevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
83. Small change : CENTS
86. Agnew : SPIRO
88. Political transit : BANDWAGON
89. Iron or Stone : AGE
92. ___ fixe : IDEE
94. Egyptian god : ATON
95. U. S. inventor : EARLE
99. Barracks : CASERNE
101. Turnpike gate : TOLLBAR
104. Performs : ACTS
106. Mental grasp : UPTAKE
107. King-of-arms : NORROY
109. Looking fixedly : ASTARE
110. Woolen fabric : CASHA
111. Hindu month : AGHAN
112. Courageous : BRAVE
113. Fortified : ARMED
114. Willing's partner : READY
115. Summon : EVOKE
119. H.C.L. item : MEAT
120. Goofs : ERRS
122. Chessman: Abbr. : KNT
123. Attention : EAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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