ACCOUNTING

New York Times, Sunday, January 6, 1974

Author: Herb Risteen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Herb L. Risteen has 135 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York Times
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1. Kind of old story : SAME
5. Popular poem : TREES
10. Kind of hand or berth : UPPER
15. Merle of films : OBERON
17. Lease again : RELET
18. Washington bill : ONESPOT
20. Very early Amati product : SECONDFIDDLE
22. Shifty one : TWOTIMER
24. Peevish : CROSS
25. Sword : EPEE
26. Certain songs : MATINS
28. Chemical suffix : ANE
29. Queenly name : ANNE
30. Of tissue : TELAR
31. Good Queen : BESS
32. Indian of Cuzco : INCA
33. Carpet or Baron : RED
34. Garment-area figure : MODEL
35. "Over ___" : THERE
37. ___ down (belittled) : CRIED
38. Tidied up, old style : NEATED
40. Syngman and family : RHEES
41. Gypsy : ROMANY
42. Boxer : SPARRER
44. Main idea : POINT
45. Ex-Harvard head : CONANT
46. Alpinists' aids : PITONS
47. Bridge teams : FOURS
48. Spanish greeting : HOLA
49. Critical : ACUTE
50. Bogged down : MIRED
51. Kind of big truck : SEVENTON
55. Grain sorghum: Var. : DARI
56. Cibola's claim to fame : SEVENCITIES
58. Blackbirds : ANIS
60. Did a duel chore : SECONDED
62. Manifest : OVERT
63. Office worker : STENO
64. Shift : VEER
65. Clubs, etc. : SUITS
66. Lose freshness : WITHER
67. Asian tribesmen : TATARS
70. Biblical patriarch : MOSES
71. Scram! : GETLOST
72. Knight's need : SHIELD
73. Black-fin snappers : SESIS
74. Contrary one : BALKER
75. Wall hanging : ARRAS
76. Preyed : FEDON
77. Spaghetti : PASTA
78. Family member : SIS
81. Predicament : MESS
82. Fiji port : SUVA
83. Grainger : PERCY
84. Lab job : TEST
85. Poker move : BET
86. Atelier equipment : EASELS
88. Apollo's mother : LETO
89. ___ meal (cooks) : GETSA
90. Musical-show man : ARRANGER
92. Nick Carter's favorite time : ELEVENTHHOUR
95. Sweet time : SIXTEEN
96. Capacity unit : LITER
97. Small person : PEEWEE
98. Equals : PEERS
99. English city : LEEDS
100. "Now I've ___ everything" : SEEN
1. Rut of a sort : SECONDNATURE
2. Appeared : AROSE
3. Belgian town : MONS
4. One of eleven : END
5. Made a big hit : TRIPLED
6. Bridge term : REDEAL
7. Churchman : ELDER
8. Electric ___ : EEL
9. Check : STEM
10. Foolish : UNWISE
11. Laborers : PEONS
12. Sibilant sounds : PSTS
13. Roof piece : EPI
14. European : ROMANIAN
15. Waldorf name : OSCAR
16. City on the Aare : BERNE
18. Fur animals : OTTERS
19. ___ store : TENCENT
21. Tributary : FEEDER
23. Prompt : READY
27. Red as ___ : ABEET
30. Handbags : TOTES
32. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
34. French river : MARNE
35. Family reunion guest : THIRDCOUSIN
36. Scratch-makers : HENS
37. Literary middle name : CONAN
39. Like "Tropic of Cancer" : EROTIC
40. Seine city : ROUEN
41. Parts : ROLES
42. Mining nail : SPAD
43. Printers' units : PICAS
44. Meditated : PORED
45. Commandment word : COVET
47. Wallet item : FIVER
48. Legatees : HEIRS
50. Ancient people : MEDES
51. Proof notations : STETS
52. Blab : TATTLE
53. Whistle-stop : ONEHORSETOWN
54. Cubs and Tigers : NINES
56. Bergen's boy : SNERD
57. Plants : IVIES
59. ___ of (in a way) : SORT
61. Tracks : OVALS
63. Alaskan port : SITKA
65. Mediocre : SOSO
66. Southern novelist : WELTY
67. Fundamentals : THREERS
68. O'Hare area : AIRSTRIP
69. Social affairs : TEAS
70. Hero's reward : MEDAL
71. Boastful person : GASCON
72. Dance : SAMBA
73. English river : SEVERN
74. Trades : BARTERS
76. Friction matches : FUSEES
77. Annoyed : PEEVED
79. Campaigner's standby : ISSUE
80. Gaze : STARE
82. More prudent : SAGER
83. Russian whip : PLETE
84. Titter : TEHEE
86. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
87. Soft ___ : SELL
89. Indian butter : GHEE
91. Tool : AXE
93. Be situated : LIE
94. County units: Abbr. : TPS

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