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WORKADAY WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, September 6, 1970

Author:
Barbara Lewis
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 505 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,694
Across
1. ___ or nothing : ALL
4. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
8. Biblical word : THY
11. Elec. unit : AMP
14. Biblical name : OSEE
15. Hawaiian shark : MANO
16. Garden tool : HOE
17. Two-wheeled vehicles : CARTS
20. Heating vessel : ETNA
21. Fundamentals : ABCS
22. Greek letter : ETA
23. Spa : RESORT
24. Hear a case again : RETRY
26. Oil in old Rome : OLEUM
28. Response : REACTION
30. ___ of Cutch : RANN
31. ___ seedling (plant) : ROOTA
32. Dawn goddess : EOS
33. Dark : EBON
34. Argues in favor of : CONTENDSFOR
36. Go back : RETROCEDE
39. Italian beach : LIDO
40. " . . . the giftie ___ us" : GIE
41. Some G.I.'s : PVTS
43. Sensed : FELT
44. False god : IDOL
45. Donkey : ASS
46. Doer: Suffix : IER
47. Certain space flights : ORBITAL
50. ___ in a poke : APIG
52. Pub drink : ALE
53. Guarantee : VOUCHFOR
55. Scoff : GIBE
57. Remove : RID
60. Prepares clams : STEAMS
62. Cause: Prefix : ETIO
63. Six-day Biblical advice : LABOURANDDOALLTHYWORK
67. Perfume: Var. : ATAR
68. ___ God : ACTSOF
69. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
70. First-rate : AONE
71. Groom : STRAPPER
73. Mischievous one : IMP
75. By any chance : EVER
77. Lacks truth : ISNOTSO
78. Spanish cape on Medit. : NAO
79. Stand-off : TIE
80. Maintained : KEPT
84. Scottish river : DOON
85. "Arma virumque ___" : CANO
86. Go wrong : ERR
87. Concerning : INRE
88. Murderous person : CUTTHROAT
92. Labor Day orator, perhaps : SPELLBINDER
95. Roman emperor : OTHO
96. Housewife : MRS
97. Girl's name : LEILA
98. Mellowed : AGED
99. ___ in his life : THEWOMAN
102. Off the cuff : ADLIB
103. Writer Marsh : NGAIO
105. Star in Draco : ETAMIN
106. Lie : FIB
108. Jacket : ETON
110. Asian country : IRAN
111. Pours : RAINS
112. Stir : ADO
113. French verb : ETRE
114. Uncles, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
115. Small bird : TIT
116. Rocky peak : TOR
117. Victory margin : NOSE
118. Peers: Abbr. : LDS
Down
1. Sky body : ASTEROID
2. Retarding, in music : LENTANDO
3. Advice from Longfellow : LEARNTOLABORANDTOWAIT
4. "___ little teapot" : IMA
5. Grant's words about toil : LABORDISGRACESNOMAN
6. Inserts : ENCLOSES
7. ___ medicine : DOSEOF
8. Words by L.B.J. : THEMARVELSOFMANSLABOR
9. In demand : HOT
10. Indeed : YEA
11. Zoological suffix : ACEA
12. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
13. A job for heaven : PROTECTTHEWORKINGGIRL
14. Poet's above : OER
18. Huron or Erie : TRIBE
19. Endured : STOOD
23. The dead may "___" (Bible) : RESTFROMTHEIRLABORS
25. Chem. suffix : YNE
27. Place of ideal perfection : UTOPIA
28. Eggs : ROE
29. Direction : NNE
32. Sounds of hesitation : ERS
34. Roman 151 : CLI
35. African spirit : NGAI
37. Move shrubbery : REBUSH
38. Suffix for acids : OLIC
42. Trick, in Italy : TRETA
47. Racetracks : OVALS
48. "Flow-gently" river : AFTON
49. French river : LOIRE
51. Little, in Paris : PEU
54. Korean G.I. : ROK
55. ___-Casazza : GATTI
56. Building beams : IBARS
58. Start of a jazz piece : INTRO
59. Dentist's degree: Abbr. : DDS
61. Ivy leaguer : ELI
63. ___ Vegas : LAS
64. Bird of prey : RAPTOR
65. Rumanian folk song : DOINA
66. One: Scot. : YAE
72. Winnie : POOH
74. All in : POOPED
76. Part of speech : VERB
79. ___ the judge : TELLITTO
81. Made lovable : ENDEARED
82. Landed slaves: Var. : PREDIALS
83. Three: Prefix : TER
85. Coins: Abbr. : CTS
88. Campers : COT
89. King Arthur's father : UTHER
90. Greek letter : THETA
91. Scottish alder : ARN
93. "My Sister ___" : EILEEN
94. Fleming : IAN
100. Prefix with bus and present : OMNI
101. Bedim : MIST
104. Cricket sides : ONS
106. Kind of cat : FAT
107. Marriage words : IDO
109. Born: Fr. : NEE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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