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PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 1959

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,726
Across
1. ___ cantorum (choir school). : SCHOLA
7. Jaws of animals. : CHAPS
12. Mere trifles. : STRAWS
18. Cover with vapor. : STEAMUP
19. Slayer of Tybalt. : ROMEO
20. Truncated cigar. : CHEROOT
22. Foretold correctly: Colloq. : CALLEDTHETURN
24. Debussy piano piece. : REVERIE
25. Synthetic fabric. : ORLON
26. Kind of down. : EIDER
27. Hot-air chambers. : OVENS
29. Nickname of White Sox player. : KLU
30. Refrain syllables. : TRAS
31. "___ a jealous mistress."—Emerson. : ARTIS
32. Openhanded. : FREE
33. Flap, as a sail. : SLAT
34. One-handed god. : TYR
35. Right, in law. : DROIT
36. Inlet of the sea. : FIORD
37. Irish seaport. : SLIGO
38. Entire range. : GAMUT
39. Whale, in Astronomy. : CETUS
40. Uttered. : SPOKEN
41. Window barriers. : GRILLES
44. Papal letters. : BULLS
45. Cooking direction. : SAUTE
46. Poem written circa 30 B. C. : AENEID
47. Very: Brit. colloq. : JOLLY
48. Hired man. : FARMHAND
51. Charges. : RATES
52. Hushed. : QUIET
53. La Grande ___, 1804–14. : ARMEE
54. Prompter's interjection. : CUE
55. Dos-___. : ADOS
56. Nevertheless: Colloq. : JUSTTHESAME
58. Particle used in comparisons. : THAN
59. Destroy the interior of. : GUT
60. Entente concerned with Laos. : SEATO
61. Grating. : RASPY
62. Ambrosian or Anglican ___. : CHANT
63. A May fly. : EPHEMERA
65. Inmost parts. : CORES
66. Compel to any action. : COERCE
67. Turn outward. : EVERT
68. Loads transported. : HAULS
69. Cheated. : FLAMMED
70. Nestlings. : BABIES
72. Long-limbed. : RANGY
73. Wickerwork hamper. : CRATE
74. Milky stones. : OPALS
75. Prophet of Israel. : JONAH
76. Novel by Colette. : CHERI
77. River into the Ouse. : CAM
80. Canine sounds. : GRRS
81. Time periods. : EONS
82. Small rent. : CHINK
83. Island off Malta. : GOZO
84. Light boat. : GIG
85. Soprano Adelina. : PATTI
87. Poetic pronoun. : THINE
88. Faithful Syracusan friend. : DAMON
89. Casual shoes. : LOAFERS
91. To no purpose. : BESIDETHEMARK
94. Where Massaua is. : ERITREA
95. "___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
96. Bluish or violet minerals. : IOLITES
97. Shoe fastening. : INSEAM
98. Ancestral spirits of Caesar's day. : LARES
99. Davits. : CRANES
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1. Bright. : STARRY
2. Stock of wines. : CELLAR
3. Glories, in art. : HALOS
4. Prognostic. : OMEN
5. Son of Shem. : LUD
6. Without wings. : APTEROUS
7. Believe. : CREDIT
8. Innkeepers: Fr. : HOTES
9. River into Tatar Strait. : AMUR
10. By means of. : PER
11. Ringing. : SONOROUS
12. Diatribe. : SCREED
13. Next in order. : THEN
14. Motor turns: Colloq. : REVS
15. Common verb. : ARE
16. Operate as if by magic. : WORKLIKEACHARM
17. Fodder crops. : SOILAGE
18. He wrote "Redgauntlet." : SCOTT
21. Northern European. : TEUTON
23. ___ off (get along). : HITIT
28. Line of poetry: Fr. : VERS
31. ___ forces. : ARMED
32. Decorously. : FITLY
33. One of the deadly sins. : SLOTH
35. Works of Salvador. : DALIS
36. Came to nothing. : FELLTHROUGH
37. Foam. : SPUME
38. Club songs. : GLEES
39. Bottom facet of a gem. : CULET
40. Asian garment: Var. : SAREE
41. Hangar. : GARAGE
42. ___ on (study a subject). : READUP
43. Over and above. : INTOTHEBARGAIN
44. Librettist of Verdi operas. : BOITO
45. Budd Schulberg hero. : SAMMY
47. "___ song at twilight . . . " : JUSTA
48. Tightens, as nautical ropes. : FRAPS
49. Delicate gradation. : NUANCE
50. Made a depression. : DENTED
52. Measure of capacity. : QUART
53. Quadrupeds. : ASSES
56. Flouts. : JEERS
57. Confederate general. : EARLY
58. Signature, in radio. : THEME
60. Pochards. : SMEES
62. Snouted animal. : COATI
64. Sins. : EVILS
65. Indians of Peru. : CANAS
66. Gable. : CLARK
68. Mark Twain's Missouri birthplace. : HANNIBAL
69. Overexcited. : FRENETIC
70. Work clumsily. : BOGGLE
71. Deductive, in logic. : APRIORI
72. Establish. : ROOT
73. Crepe de ___. : CHINE
75. Goods cast overboard. : JETSAM
76. Finds fault. : CHIDES
77. Associate. : COMATE
78. Where São Miguel is. : AZORES
79. Capuchins. : MONKS
82. Where Concepción is. : CHILE
83. Street urchin. : GAMIN
85. Sire: Fr. : PERE
86. Field. : AREA
87. Potentate. : TSAR
88. Crème ___ crème. : DELA
90. Army posts: Abbr. : FTS
92. Greek letter. : ETA
93. Mount where Aaron died. : HOR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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