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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

CASTAWAYS

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 1992

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,706
Across Down
1. Flower from the Vosges : SAAR
5. Recondite : DEEP
9. Alphabetical segment : CDEFG
14. Father of Wm. : CHAS
18. Farewell : CONGE
19. Kind of history : ORAL
20. Bizarre : OUTRE
21. Moss or Gary : HART
22. Hummable pieces : TUNES
23. Hindu deity : SIVA
24. MAY : EDNAOLIVER
26. SCOTT : FRANCISKEY
28. Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
29. Novelist Karmel : ILONA
30. Blackberry drupelets : ACINI
31. Fraternity letters : PSIS
33. Patella : KNEECAP
35. A president of 14 Down : ALLENDE
37. O.T. book : DEUT
38. Rams' dams : EWES
39. Arrest : NAB
40. Surrey town famed for chickens : DORKING
42. To be, in Aix : ETRE
43. Kandinsky's output : ART
46. Shea section : TIER
48. Banking abbr. : SAV
49. Ike's opponent : ADLAI
51. "Death be not ___ . . . ": Donne : PROUD
53. Rusty-gate sound : SCROOP
56. Like a bishop's headdress : MITRAL
58. Mutter complaints : GRUMBLE
60. Fourth of a pint : GILL
61. Equip with weapons, once : ENARM
62. Master of a Dublin domicile : HIMSELF
63. Japanese drama : NOH
65. GABRIEL : DANTEROSSETTI
69. Prepare flax : RET
70. Cook's herb : OREGANO
72. Investment in the U.S. : TBOND
73. "___ may look on a king": Heywood : ACAT
75. Whole number : INTEGER
76. Hindu sect members : JAINAS
77. Felt : SENSED
80. Lehmann of opera : LOTTE
81. Lament : MOURN
83. Beer-party cask : KEG
85. Corset bone : STAY
86. Common contraction : TIS
87. Barbecue locale : YARD
88. Bee participant : SPELLER
92. Compass pt. : ESE
93. Kind of shot : LONG
94. Fermata : HOLD
95. Developed gradually : EVOLVED
97. Form a new structure : REGROUP
101. ___ qua non : SINE
102. An evangelist's first name : AIMEE
103. With full force : AMAIN
104. Congers : EELS
106. JAY : ALANLERNER
111. CAROL : JOYCEOATES
113. Shopper stopper : SALE
114. Ascended : RISEN
115. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
116. Bolt together : ELOPE
117. Always : EVER
118. Lavender and frangipani : ODORS
119. Flock's cousin : HERD
120. Landlords' take : RENTS
121. Back talk : SASS
122. Healthy, in Madrid : SANO
1. Become disillusioned : SOUR
2. MARIA : ANNAALBERGHETTI
3. Bureau, in Brest : AGENCE
4. Abrogate : RESCIND
5. Police files : DOSSIERS
6. Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
7. This has a soffit : EAVE
8. Infant's recreation area : PLAYPEN
9. Prepare copy jointly : COEDIT
10. Ranch guests : DUDES
11. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
12. LLOYD : FRANKWRIGHT
13. Soil: Comb. form : GEO
14. Where Viña del Mar is : CHILE
15. Actress in "Brewster's Millions" : HAVOC
16. Kemper, in Kansas City : ARENA
17. Thong : STRAP
18. Wall Street doc. : CTF
25. These sometimes come in a pack : LIES
27. China lead-in : INDO
32. RAY : SUGARROBINSON
34. Hillary Clinton, ___ Rodham : NEE
35. Numbat's tidbits : ANTS
36. Secular : LAIC
37. Prophesy : DIVINE
38. Letter from Greece : ETA
41. Himalayan peak : KAMET
42. Building annex : ELL
43. Shaw title starter : ARMS
44. LOUIS : ROBERTSTEVENSON
45. Ball-gown fabric : TULLE
47. Hugh Capet was one : ROI
50. Dark blue fruit : DAMSON
51. Abrasive rock : PUMICE
52. Dexterous : DEFT
54. Caducity : OLDAGE
55. Sycamore : PLANE
57. Someone not to catch : TARTAR
59. Sopranos Hunter and Shane : RITAS
63. Short fiber : NOIL
64. "To be ___ . . . " : ORNOT
66. VINCENT : NORMANPEALE
67. Wound : SNAKED
68. One of the Fords : EDSEL
71. Obtains : GETS
74. Arith. solution : ANS
76. "Oklahoma!" role : JUD
78. Facility : EASE
79. Colored : DYED
82. Assn. : ORG
84. Millet subject : GLEANERS
87. "___ for Me," Lawford film : YOU
89. " . . . every prospect ___": Heber : PLEASES
90. Apt anagram for vile : EVIL
91. Actor Cesar's family : ROMEROS
93. Like an anchoress : LONE
94. Greets the villain : HISSES
96. City near Barcelona : LERIDA
97. Asian prince : RAJAH
98. Indulge in cabotinage : EMOTE
99. More joyous : GAYER
100. Prepared potatoes, in a way : RICED
101. Emulated Epimenides : SLEPT
105. View from Windsor Castle : ETON
107. Crater contents : LAVA
108. City in S France : ALES
109. Architect Saarinen : EERO
110. M.D.'s associates : RNS
112. Poetic preposition : OER

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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