WAY OUT

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1975

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 4
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Constructs : PUTSUP
7. Half a continuum : SPACE
12. Other half of continuum : TIME
16. American ship initials : USSS
20. Eur. capital : ATHENS
21. Rural areas: Sp. : AGROS
22. "___ a man with seven . . . " : IMET
23. Changes, in music : MUTAS
25. Orderly view of cosmos : STEADYSTATETHEORY
28. Mettle : SPUNK
29. Dress part : HEM
30. "___ homo" : ECCE
31. French thoughts : IDEES
32. Little devil : IMP
34. Icelandic tale : EDDA
35. Seed cover : ARIL
37. Detective of fiction : HOLMES
39. German song : LIED
41. Rabbit ears : AERIAL
43. Bulldozer, for one : LEVELLER
45. Two fathers of 25 Across : BONDIANDGOLD
47. "___ no questions . . . " : ASKME
49. Diamond ___ : LIL
50. Pick or wit : NIT
51. U.S. Japanese : SANSEI
52. E. Indian birds : RAYAS
53. "___ last!" (finally) : ATLONG
55. Avesta translation : ZEND
56. ___ pamby : NAMBY
60. Flightless bird : KIWI
61. Color : DYE
62. Dip the boat out again : REBAIL
64. Be sociable : MINGLE
65. Scythe handle : SNATHE
67. College course: Abbr. : SCI
69. Snake : ASP
70. Ingredient of 92 Down : ELECTRON
72. British auto parts : TYRES
73. Scrooge et al., for short : EBENS
75. Heavenly unit : STAR
76. Ways: abbr. : STS
77. Heaven on the go : EXPANDINGUNIVERSE
83. Mouths : ORA
86. Tonic plant : ALOE
87. Swagger : STRUT
88. Kind of potato : IRISH
91. Spectral move by Cornell eleven : REDSHIFT
94. Word of surprise : HUH
95. Bird of legend : ROC
97. Musical alley : TINPAN
99. Release, as a boat : UNMOOR
100. Takes the helm : STEERS
102. Choose : OPT
104. Bristle : SETA
105. French soldier : POILU
106. Dimensions: Abbr. : MSTS
108. Black Sea city : ODESSA
110. Restless : ITCHY
111. ___ fideles : ADESTE
113. Pausing sounds : ERS
114. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
115. Certain rays : BETAS
116. Heavenly twist : SPIRALGALAXY
120. Cooke of TV : ALISTAIR
122. Circus people : CLOWNS
123. Lease : RENT
124. Class: Prefix : SPECIO
125. Night, in Norse myth : NOTT
128. Rhodes, to Italians : RODI
129. Teaching degree : AED
131. Word form for a Mideast land : IRANO
133. Spanish lady : DONA
135. Fish : GAR
136. Adlai ___ Stevenson : EWING
138. Restless heaven : PULSATINGUNIVERSE
142. Peter's friend : WENDY
143. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
144. Farewell : ADIOS
145. Gem weights : CARATS
146. Separate: Abbr. : RESP
147. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
148. Harvested, to poets : REAPT
149. Oozes : SLIMES
1. Turkish title : PASHA
2. Absolute : UTTER
3. Heavenly route : THEMILKYWAY
4. Baltic or North : SEA
5. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
6. Soul : PSYCHE
7. Heavenly slaves : SATELLITES
8. Nicklaus's org. : PGA
9. More la-di-da : ARTIER
10. Betty and others : COEDS
11. Town in Italy : ESTE
12. Makes a connection : TIESIN
13. Nigerian river : IMO
14. Heavenly circle : MERIDIAN
15. Word study: Abbr. : ETYM
16. Hesitant sounds : UMS
17. Heavenly monster : SUPERGIANT
18. Movie lot : STUDIO
19. Shoe : SANDAL
24. Norse bard : SKALD
26. Boston square : SCOLLAY
27. Spartan serf : HELOT
33. Gets gold in a way : PANS
36. Father of 45 Down : LEMAITRE
38. Pell-___ : MELL
40. Ford : EDSEL
42. Heavenly : EDENIC
44. Ship: Abbr. : VES
45. Violent view of cosmos : BIGBANGTHEORY
46. Conjunction : AND
47. Boats : ARKS
48. ___-Saens : SAINT
50. Compass point : NNE
54. Antelope : ORIBI
55. Kind of code : ZIP
57. Baseball V.I.P.'s : MGRS
58. Ink spot : BLOT
59. Desires : YENS
61. Lose hope : DESPAIR
63. Assyrian god : ASSUR
64. Island near Canaveral : MERRITT
66. Whammy : HEX
68. Yield : CEDE
70. Educ. broadcasting : ETV
71. New Guinea port : LAE
74. Follow : ENSUE
75. Food: Prefix : SITO
78. Landon : ALF
79. Negative : NOT
80. Part of R.N. : NURSE
81. ___ Lanka : SRI
82. Name linked with 7 and 12 Across : EINSTEIN
83. Down ___ : ORUP
84. Western city : RENO
85. Gazelle : ADMI
89. Heavenly photo : SPECTROGRAM
90. Kind of yoga : HATHA
92. Heavenly blows : SOLARWINDS
93. Town near Paris : HOUDAN
94. Peaks: Abbr. : HTS
96. Heavenly litter : COSMICDUST
98. Certain votes : NAYS
100. Upright stone : STELE
101. Ways: Abbr. : RDS
103. Fondness : PASSION
106. Telegram contents: Abbr. : MSG
107. Heavenly song : STARDUST
109. Store event : SALE
110. P.I. tree : IBA
112. Miss Lanchester : ELSA
113. Mob-scene player : EXTRA
116. Cork or thumb : SCREW
117. Farmer, at times : PLOWER
118. Antiseptic : IODINE
119. Flavorings : ANISES
120. Freedom from pain : APONIA
121. Gins' companions : TONICS
124. Nasty : SNIDE
126. Judgment : TASTE
127. Lock : TRESS
130. Heroic poem : EPOS
132. Perfume: Var. : ATAR
134. Of grandparents : AVAL
137. Cheat : GYP
139. Inc., in Britain : LTD
140. Pol. party : GOP
141. Much: Prefix : ERI

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