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VOTER'S CHOICE

New York Times, Sunday, September 22, 1957

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.83, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,008
Across Down
1. ___ it out (waits anxiously). : SWEATS
7. ___ lazuli. : LAPIS
12. Enjoys in common. : SHARES
18. British portion of Borneo. : SARAWAK
19. Newsworthy happening. : EVENT
20. Accumulate. : STOREUP
21. Gorged. : OVERATE
22. Maidenly. : GIRLY
23. Trunks. : LUGGAGE
24. Permission to use. : LOAN
25. Certain inalienable things: Abbr. : RTS
27. Fined. : AMERCED
29. Pointed arch. : OGEE
30. Table scrap. : ORT
31. Boasting. : JACTITATION
33. Incline. : TEND
34. Indian chief. : NEHRU
36. Long-legged wader. : HERON
37. Where Uspallata Pass is. : ANDES
40. Never: Ger. : NIE
41. Unruly passions. : GREEDS
43. Seaweed. : VAREC
45. Arranged in succession. : SERIATED
47. Snake or Digger Indians. : PIUTES
49. Signs in music. : NATURALS
51. En tout ___ (at all events): Fr. : CAS
54. Crop in with Illinois leads. : CORN
55. Play like Elvis. : STRUM
56. East Indian plant. : SESAME
60. First in political roll-call. : ALABAMA
62. Waxy preparations. : CERATES
64. Water wheel. : NORIA
65. Phrase for subjects of campaign promises. : POLITICALREFORMATIONS
68. On ___ (busy). : THEGO
69. Outcoming one. : EMERGER
70. Retroussé tilt. : UPSLANT
71. Fruit of elm or ash. : SAMARA
73. J'___ (I had): Fr. : AVAIS
74. Adjective suffix. : ATIC
75. Cape or headland. : RAS
76. Slot machine buy. : CIGARETS
78. Sheen. : LUSTRE
80. Alpha ___, star inhabited in science fiction. : CENTAURI
83. Clear sky. : ETHER
85. Barked. : YELPED
89. Zoo denizen. : APE
90. Popular crooner. : LAINE
92. Competing swain. : RIVAL
94. One of the Brontës. : EMILY
95. Marbles. : MIBS
97. Humiliation. : DEGRADATION
100. Female ruff. : REE
101. The jig ___. : ISUP
102. Lower in rank. : DISRATE
103. Old long measure. : ELL
104. Nativity celebrators. : MAGI
105. Ask for. : SOLICIT
107. Namesakes of late Met star. : EZIOS
109. Follower of Lamaism. : TIBETAN
111. Consuming hunger. : EDACITY
112. Rhee's capital. : SEOUL
113. When Hesperus is seen. : EVENING
114. Character in "Porgy." : SERENA
115. Wagnerian role. : SENTA
116. Take away. : DEDUCT
1. Enjoyer of flavor. : SAVORER
2. Encircle. : WREATHE
3. Make a living. : EARN
4. Away: Scot. : AWA
5. Chief range of the Czech Carpathians. : TATRA
6. Sidesplitting fellow: Slang. : SKETCH
7. Chicken serving. : LEG
8. Member of SAC. : AVIATOR
9. Something new for New Yorkers. : PERMANENTREGISTRATION
10. Creek. : INLET
11. Austrian mining province. : STYRIA
12. Buttonlike device. : STUD
13. Berkshire. : HOG
14. Cousin of shoptalk. : ARGOT
15. Laboratory substance. : REAGENT
16. Empress of the French, 1853–71. : EUGENIE
17. Promoted. : SPEEDED
18. ___ as (during the time that). : SOLONG
20. One of Anne Page's suitors. : SLENDER
26. Man's name. : STEVEN
28. Advertiser's target. : CONSUMER
31. Pertaining to the courts. : JUDICATORIAL
32. Charmian's associate. : IRAS
35. Congressman: Abbr. : REP
38. Epochs. : ERAS
39. Film world of 30 years ago. : SILENTSCREEN
42. The Finns. : SUOMI
44. Water bottles. : CARAFES
46. Absolve: Arch. : ASSOIL
48. Sign of passage. : TRACE
50. Instruct. : TUTOR
51. Navy officers: Abbr. : CAPTS
52. Word of salutation. : ALOHA
53. Gov. Holmes' capital. : SALEM
55. Saw-toothed. : SERRATE
57. Making a noisy din. : AROAR
58. Heroine of Lessing drama. : MINNA
59. Sails toward sunrise. : EASTS
61. Phrase for a circus headliner. : BIGACT
62. Former duchy, NW Germany. : CLEVE
63. Former P. M. of U. S. A. : SMUTS
66. Poisons obtained from almonds. : AMARINES
67. What ___! : APITY
72. Water: Span. : AGUA
74. Having ears. : AURATE
77. Dullness. : ARIDITY
78. Money in Sofia. : LEVA
79. Tree. : ELM
80. Smocks. : CAMISES
81. Isolated event. : EPISODE
82. Galactic. : NEBULAR
84. Safe retreat. : HIDEOUT
86. Like Edward Teach. : PIRATIC
87. Like Beau Brummell. : ELEGANT
88. Changing color. : DYEING
91. The right to go out. : EGRESS
93. Spoke in graceful rhythm. : LILTED
96. Flavorful part. : SPICE
98. Cut off an upper deck. : RAZEE
99. Evergreen tree. : OLIVE
102. Tree of Asia. : DITA
104. Diner's concern. : MENU
106. Redlegs' home town: Abbr. : CIN
108. Arab name of Moroccan seaport. : SLA
110. Garden plot. : BED

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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