COMMON PROPER NOUNS

New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 1979

Author:Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 106, Avg Word Len: 4.98, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 612 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Reginald L. Johnson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pepper picker : PIPER
6. Flat : TAME
10. Furl a sail : STOW
14. Octagonal sign : STOP
18. Philadelphia's Spectrum : ARENA
19. Not so green : RIPER
20. "Voltaire" star: 1933 : ARLISS
23. Part of the La. Purchase : IOWA
24. Knitwear and footwear : CARDIGANSANDWELLINGTONS
28. Noun suffix : ENCE
29. More frequently : OFTENER
30. Horatio et al. : ALGERS
31. Biographer of Henry James : EDEL
33. Michael Romanov, e.g. : TSAR
35. Arrow poison : INEE
36. M.I.T. degree : SCD
39. Hero of a Sheed book : ALI
41. Hoople's expletive : EGAD
44. The Vistula, to Poles : WISLA
47. Dais V.I.P. : EMCEE
49. Pendants and hairdos : LAVALIERESANDPOMPADOURS
56. Lulus or kayos : ONERS
57. Blurbs : RAVES
58. European blackbird : OUSEL
59. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
60. N.Y.C. river : EAST
61. League or Legion : AMERICAN
64. Kind of paper or box : SAND
66. Flue coating : SOOT
69. Eleemosynar's largess : ALMS
70. Make furrows : STRIATE
73. Half a Broadway title : IDO
76. Freshman cadet : PLEBE
79. Desi Arnaz's autobiography : ABOOK
81. Tiny Tim's verb : BLESS
83. Headgear and frock coats : DERBIESANDPRINCEALBERTS
89. Inside: Prefix : INTRA
90. Flatbush hero of yore : REESE
91. Of muscular vigor : TONAL
92. Cellar player in '78 : MET
93. Loaded, as a cannon : SHOTTED
96. Kind of editor or hall : CITY
98. Some were Dark : AGES
100. Accouterments : GEAR
101. Attempting : ESSAYING
105. Now's partner : HERE
109. Pilaster : ANTA
112. Up and about : RISEN
115. Like prophets Hosea, Joel et al. : MINOR
116. Sub spotter : SONAR
117. Signatures and life jackets : JOHNHANCOCKSANDMAEWESTS
122. Pernod ingredient : ANISE
123. Until now : ASYET
124. Soprano Eames : EMMA
125. Like Winkie : WEE
126. Jockey Turcotte : RON
127. Wheat, in England : CORN
130. Apprehends : NABS
133. Talking bird : MYNA
135. Took long steps : STRODE
137. Humphrey in '68 : NOMINEE
141. Norwegian river : OTRA
144. Carriages and rainwear : VICTORIASANDMACINTOSHES
150. Neighborhood : AREA
151. Gasoline and Shubert : ALLEYS
152. Mont ___ : BLANC
153. Parts of hammers : PEENS
154. Hatching post : NEST
155. Seattle ___ : SLEW
156. French magazine : ELLE
157. Ruhr city : ESSEN
1. Part of R.I.P. : PACE
2. Khomeini's country : IRAN
3. Sees : PERCEIVES
4. Over : ENDED
5. Heyerdahl craft : RAI
6. Light shade : TINT
7. Cathedral projection : APSE
8. Intended : MEANT
9. Piscivorous fliers : ERNES
10. Use a crosscut : SAW
11. Due follower : TRE
12. Globular jar : OLLA
13. Founder of Providence : WILLIAMS
14. Emulates Muffet : SITS
15. As well : TOO
16. Have : OWN
17. Ballerina's ___ seul : PAS
19. Battle of Brit. heroes : RAF
21. Omen : SIGN
22. Old-time dirk : SNEE
25. Nobelist in Medicine: 1906 : GOLGI
26. Sketched : DRAWN
27. A cause of corruption : GREED
32. N.Z. tunas : EELS
34. Disencumber : RID
36. Run before a gale : SCUD
37. Wax: Sp. : CERA
38. Scriptorium item : DESK
39. Bitter, resinous juice : ALOE
40. Singer Cantrell : LANA
42. Treats with CO2 : AERATES
43. Small drink : DRAM
45. Destroyer's gun platform : SPONSON
46. Brock or Gehrig : LOU
48. V.P. : MONDALE
50. Jujitsu and judo : ARTS
51. First lady : EVE
52. To be: Sp. : SER
53. Largest of seven : ASIA
54. DDT target : PEST
55. Opposite of apteral : ALAR
62. Bordeaux exports : CLARETS
63. Both: Comb. form : AMBI
65. Izaak Walton's delight : NIBBLE
67. Narcotic : OPIATE
68. "Viva!" relative : OLE
70. Orkney shed : SKEO
71. Something to serve : TERM
72. Palazzo d'___, at Varese : ESTE
73. Ugandan name : IDI
74. Retreats : DENS
75. Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
77. Shakespeare : BARD
78. Ship's course : ENE
80. Fall mo. : OCT
82. Fast plane : SST
84. Heavy shoes : BROGANS
85. Propriety : DECENCY
86. Greek letters : PSIS
87. Unclose is one for counsel : ANAGRAM
88. Drop behind : LAG
94. Fictional plantation : TARA
95. Shamrock land : ERIN
97. Hindu god : YAMA
99. Old woman's home : SHOE
102. Yang's partner : YIN
103. Neighbor of Ky. : IND
104. Westernmost U.S. continental city : NOME
106. Wraps, as in bandages : ENSWATHES
107. Charge per unit : RATE
108. Gaelic : ERSE
109. Discordant : AJAR
110. What a censor deles : NONO
111. "The ___ Red Line," Jones book : THIN
113. Yellow-journalism tidbits : SCANDALS
114. A daughter of Hyperion : EOS
116. Fluctuate : SWAY
118. Hundred: Comb. form : HECTO
119. Range of sight : KEN
120. Custer's finale : STAND
121. Ant : EMMET
128. Odd, in Aberdeen : ORRA
129. Ruffle : ROIL
131. Frozen dessert : BOMBE
132. Narrow-minded : SMALL
134. Things to count : NOSES
135. Photocopy, for short : STAT
136. Donkey, in Bavaria : ESEL
138. Suffix with iron or myth : ICAL
139. Last of the teens : NINE
140. Letter abbr. : ENC
142. Pleven or Coty : RENE
143. Y.M.C.A. or N.A.A.C.P. : ASSN
144. Forefront : VAN
145. Dander : IRE
146. These: Fr. : CES
147. Certain vote : AYE
148. State in Austl. : NSW
149. Begin, in poesy : OPE

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