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WHAT'S MY LINE?

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 1958

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 148, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 589 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,358
Across Down
1. Hard lacquer. : JAPAN
6. Fragrant odor. : SPICE
11. Run swiftly. : SCUD
15. Boodle. : SWAG
19. Swiftly. : APACE
20. Clementine's dad. : MINER
21. First word of Garter motto. : HONI
22. European weight. : KILO
23. Joad. : FRUITPICKER
25. Toreador. : ESCAMILLO
27. Dumas ___. : FILS
28. Prohibition product: Slang. : ALKY
29. Dramatist-novelist-humorist. : AAMILNE
31. Stripling. : LAD
32. Capital city: Abbr. : ALB
33. Low shoes. : TIES
34. Ship: Abbr. : STR
35. Ancient. : EARLY
37. ___-coming. : UPAND
39. Homeric. : EPICAL
42. Dick Deadeye. : SAILOR
45. Paderewski. : IGNACE
47. Barrie's butler. : CRICHTON
49. Norwegian coin. : KRONE
50. "___ with music." : SAYIT
51. ___ yourself. : DOIT
52. Noun suffix. : ITION
54. Sobeit. : AMEN
55. Land of oil. : IRAN
56. Where Beethoven studied. : BONN
57. Was frugal. : STINTED
59. Dined. : ATE
60. Returned. : SENTBACK
62. Smuts' countrymen. : BOERS
63. Fan. : WINNOW
65. Grain spikes. : EARS
66. "___ et decorum est . . . " : DULCE
67. Appellative. : NAME
68. "Ay, there's ___." : THERUB
71. Adjust, as a clock. : RESET
72. Former transportation. : HORSECAR
76. Nonactive: Abbr. : RET
77. Queries. : DEMANDS
79. Biochemist who discovered vitamins. : FUNK
80. Be old-fashioned. : DATE
81. More than a twinge. : ACHE
83. Whirlybird blade. : ROTOR
84. Worker of treachery. : IAGO
85. Material for rope workers. : SISAL
86. Grade. : CLASS
88. Gilbertian milkmaid. : PATIENCE
90. One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
91. Aunts: Fr. : TANTES
93. Part of the East. : LEVANT
94. Like O'Neill's ape. : HAIRY
95. In order to. : FORTO
97. Letter. : ESS
98. Auctioneer's term. : SOLD
99. Raft companion of Huck Finn. : JIM
102. Scottish city. : AYR
104. Breathe. : RESPIRE
107. Pipe. : FLUE
108. ___ Raton, Florida. : BOCA
109. Shavian dustman. : DOOLITTLE
111. Fictional weaver. : SILASMARNER
114. Bounce. : JUMP
115. Be informed. : HEAR
116. "Workers of the world, ___!" : UNITE
117. Indolent. : INERT
118. Three: Span. : TRES
119. Slangy cry of dismay. : OOPS
120. Concerns of 56 Down. : PATES
121. Lichenose. : MOSSY
1. Israeli port. : JAFFA
2. Blossom time. : APRIL
3. Lumberjack. : PAULBUNYAN
4. Beloved of Galatea. : ACIS
5. Bookkeeper's figure. : NET
6. Was propitious. : SMILED
7. Two-headed tools. : PICKS
8. Atramentous. : INKY
9. Letter. : CEE
10. Wandering. : ERRATIC
11. Son of Noah. : SHEM
12. "___ fan Tutte." : COSI
13. Tom or Sam. : UNCLE
14. Namesakes of a goddess. : DIANAS
15. Glide over snow or water. : SKI
16. Salesman : WILLYLOMAN
17. To the: Ital. : ALLA
18. Exclamation of satisfaction. : GOOD
24. Pamphleteer. : PAINE
26. Star in Ursa Major. : MERAK
30. Edward D. Stone, apropos Fair pavilion. : ARCHITECT
33. Social asset. : TACT
34. Roasting stick. : SPIT
36. Turkish coin. : LIRA
38. Maugham's Charles Strickland. : PAINTER
39. Fingal's land. : ERIN
40. Adorn. : ATTIRE
41. Cuts of meat. : LOINS
43. "___ watch . . . " : ONETO
44. Begin again. : RENEW
45. Moon goddess. : ISIS
46. Depot: Fr. : GARE
47. Head: Slang. : CONK
48. Negative. : NOT
51. Medicos. : DOCS
53. Site of first great airport in U.S. : NEWARK
56. Figaro. : BARBER
57. Cobbler's concern. : SOLES
58. Fades. : DIMS
61. Commune in France. : BAUD
62. Ralph Kramden, on TV. : BUSDRIVER
64. More in want. : NEEDIER
66. Signify. : DENOTE
67. "___ Nanette." : NONO
68. Leaflet. : TRACT
69. Volcano in Iceland: Var. : HECLA
70. Farmer of fiction. : ETHANFROME
71. Amount of assessment. : RATAL
72. Mammoth. : HUGE
73. Railroad engineer. : CASEYJONES
74. Nipa palm. : ATAP
75. Bank (on). : RELY
78. Char's equipment. : MOP
79. Reality. : FACT
82. This: Span. : ESTO
84. Eating places. : INNS
85. Skidded. : SLID
87. A saw: Comb. form. : SERRI
89. Relaxes. : EASESUP
90. Western capital. : SALEM
92. Chest: Comb. form. : STETHO
94. Business firms. : HOUSES
96. Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
98. Blackboard. : SLATE
100. Refrigerators. : ICERS
101. Chayefsky's butcher. : MARTY
102. Staff officer: Abbr. : ADJT
103. ___ Grace. : YOUR
105. Flat sound. : PLAP
106. Noun endings. : IERS
107. Dart. : FLIT
108. Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
110. Records: Colloq. : LPS
112. One ___ million. : INA
113. Draw a bead on. : AIM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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