TALL TIMBER

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1974

Author: Herb Risteen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 129 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hardwoods : ASHES
6. Storage structure : SILO
10. P. I. trees : IBAS
14. Part of T. L. : TRADE
19. Fraternal order : MOOSE
20. Texture : WOOF
21. Naldi of silents : NITA
22. Intimate : HOMEY
23. Predecessor of a pine : THETRAILOFTHELONESOME
27. Kind of throat or loser : SORE
28. U.S. Indian : UTE
29. Word with today : HERE
30. Obliterated : ERASED
31. Business abbr. : INC
32. Maple genus : ACER
34. Zoo beast : APE
35. Hardy novel : UNDERTHEGREENWOODTREE
46. Patriot of '76 : PAINE
47. Born: Fr. : NEE
48. Water birds : ERNS
49. Split : REND
50. Ed or Nancy : AMES
51. Berlin street sight : LINDENTREE
55. Icelandic opus : EDDA
56. Penrod's friend : SAM
57. Tatting : LACE
58. Where Sligo is : ERIN
59. Sultan's concern : HAREM
60. Brown hue : SEPIA
61. Laurel : STAN
62. Annoying problems : TEASERS
64. Juvenile classic : THEWINDINTHEWILLOWS
68. City near Chicago : WHITING
69. Asther of screen : NILS
70. Buddy of TV : EBSEN
71. Moss and Lorenz : HARTS
72. Mane area : NAPE
73. Dam : WEIR
74. Krazy ___ : KAT
77. Or ___ : ELSE
78. Ranger's concern : FORESTFIRE
81. Gaucho gear : BOLA
82. One who lurks : LIER
83. Pacific sea : SULU
84. ___ fours : ALL
85. Bulb product : TULIP
86. Winter haven : PALMSPRINGSCALIFORNIA
92. Place: Suffix : ARY
93. Full of trees : OAKY
94. Scrap : ORT
95. Silken thread : SLEAVE
99. Berlin's forte : SONG
101. Rehan : ADA
102. ___ of the earth : SALT
106. What "they" did : CUTDOWNTHEOLDPINETREE
111. Furry beast : OTTER
112. Roulette bet : NOIR
113. Asian land : IRAN
114. Shark's business : LOANS
115. Very small : WEENY
116. Heroic work : EPOS
117. Simon ___ : PURE
118. Corday's victim : MARAT
1. Quantities: Abbr. : AMTS
2. London locale : SOHO
3. Farm worker : HOER
4. Italian family : ESTE
5. Indian weight : SER
6. Bait-and-___ ads : SWITCH
7. Hercules's captive : IOLE
8. Card game : LOO
9. Kind of white or beat : OFF
10. Belong : INHERE
11. Brauhaus offering : BIER
12. Salt tree : ATLE
13. ___ Paulo : SAO
14. Eric ___ : THERED
15. Dartle or Raisa : ROSA
16. Biblical book : AMOS
17. Greek township : DEME
18. Watched : EYED
24. Relative : AUNT
25. Pronoun for Hamlet : THEE
26. Roman historian : NEPOS
31. Exacerbate : IRE
32. Ripened : AGED
33. Canadian redman : CREE
34. Topnotch : AONE
35. Tree of Java : UPAS
36. Hottentot : NAMA
37. Per ___ : DIEM
38. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
39. Group of nine : ENNEAD
40. Herb genus : NERINE
41. St. Paul's architect : WREN
42. Certain crime : TREASON
43. Drafted over : REDREW
44. Nobelist in medicine, 1954 : ENDERS
45. Dairy products : EDAMS
51. Kind of fur : LAPIN
52. Chef's concern : ICING
53. Vexes : NETTLES
54. Malay coins : TRAHS
57. U.S. novelist : LEWIS
59. More robust : HALER
60. Fixed period : SETTERM
61. Bog bird : SNIPE
62. Horatius's river : TIBER
63. Dinsmore : ELSIE
64. Muse of comedy : THALIA
65. Scottish herd : HIRSEL
66. Drive ___ (get an R.B.I.) : INARUN
67. Words of consent : WEWILL
68. Pup : WHELP
72. ___ me tangere : NOLI
74. German city, to Germans : KOLN
75. Et ___ : ALII
76. Pacific bark : TAPA
78. Sound's partner : FURY
79. Stitch lightly : TACK
80. Scold : FLAY
81. ___ oak : BUR
83. Starling of Africa : SPREW
85. Kindergartner : TOT
87. Pleasing : SAVORY
88. Sure losers : GONERS
89. Palm tree : SAGO
90. Germ killer : IODINE
91. Tarkenton : FRAN
95. Harbor craft : SCOW
96. Music maker : LUTE
97. Feminine suffix : ETTE
98. Arabian gulf : ADEN
99. Organ part : STOP
100. Louisville's river : OHIO
101. Armadillo : APAR
102. Portico : STOA
103. Sandarac tree : ARAR
104. Russian river : LENA
105. Campus ordeal : TEST
107. Direction : NNE
108. Kind of reader : LIP
109. Actress Joanne : DRU
110. Hardwood : ELM

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