CONSUMER GOODS

New York Times, Sunday, December 1, 1974

Author: George Madrid
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out-and-out : UTTER
6. German pronoun : SIE
9. Port in Iraq : BASRA
14. Eateries : DINERS
20. Play by Sartre : NOEXIT
22. Mass. cape : ANN
23. Movie dog et al. : ASTAS
24. ___ be (was) : USEDTO
25. The works : SOUPTONUTS
27. Butter-maker : CHURN
28. Kind of voyage : MAIDEN
29. Feminine suffix : ETTE
30. Prepare to dine : PUTONTHEFEEDBAG
33. Meal times, for some : NOONS
35. Thermos's inventor : DEWAR
36. Brawl : FRAY
37. Hourly sound : CHIME
41. Clerical haircuts : TONSURES
43. Things to know : ROPES
46. Asian holiday : TET
48. Yokel : BOOR
49. Coin for Louis IX : ECU
50. Baltic people : LETTS
51. Eating place : HASHHOUSE
53. Eat : BREAKBREAD
58. Roman emperor and others : OTHOS
60. "___ Town" : OUR
61. Shot-glass measure : OUNCE
62. Poetic word : OFT
63. Look : MIEN
64. Depart : PUSHOFF
68. Begat : PROCREATED
71. Electric unit : AMPERE
73. Angel's Islamic kin : HOURI
74. Santa ___ : ROSA
75. Ancient Nile kingdom : NUBIA
77. Mouths : ORA
79. U. S. Indian : OTOE
80. Big bird : EMU
81. Portable cafeterias : CANTEENTRUCKS
86. Before J.F.K. : DDE
87. Solar god : ATON
88. Go quickly : HIE
89. Age group : TEENS
90. Kind of stick : POGO
92. Stupid ones : LOUTS
94. Set forth : DEPART
97. Kind of potatoes : SHOESTRING
102. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
104. Chinese gelatin : AGAR
105. Go amiss : ERR
106. Hair tint : HENNA
107. French article : UNE
108. Dry lake of West : PLAYA
109. Of an early era of man : BRONZEAGED
111. Eating places : BEANERIES
115. Good exam grade : APLUS
117. Some transit lines : ELS
118. Templeton : ALEC
119. Type of light : ARC
120. Lanchester and Maxwell : ELSAS
121. Self-defense, for one : MANLYART
126. Houseboat's rich relative : YACHT
128. Philosopher Immanuel : KANT
130. Objective : IDEAL
132. Old Roman port : OSTIA
133. Roadside come-on sign : EATSNGASONEMILE
138. Yorick's skull, e.g. : PROP
139. Flowering tree : MIMOSA
142. Recycling material : PAPER
143. Arctic air short-cut : POLARROUTE
145. Main and current : EVENTS
146. Like some gases : INERT
147. State: Abbr. : ORE
148. Certain retailer : GROCER
149. Bothers : TEASES
150. Moves carefully : EASES
151. Son of Odin : TYR
152. Prunes, in Scotland : SNEDS
1. Like some letters : UNSENT
2. La-di-da : TOOTOO
3. Berliner, for one : TEUTON
4. Places for pitches : EXPENSEACCOUNTLUNCHEONS
5. Abbr. in music : RIT
6. Pan-fries : SAUTES
7. Trailing : INTOW
8. Caught : ENSNARED
9. Composer of inventions : BACH
10. Tennis name : ASHE
11. Prepares a roaster : STUFFS
12. Thinner : RARER
13. ___ a pin : ASNEATAS
14. Type of waiter : DUMB
15. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
16. Place for a bite : NEIGHBORHOODGREASYSPOON
17. Actor Byrnes : EDD
18. Way: Abbr. : RTE
19. Native ___ : SON
21. Hard or big : TOP
26. Subject for Duchamp : NUDE
31. Fox or turkey : TROT
32. Colorings : DYES
34. Texas Guinan's clientele : SUCKERS
38. Marker : IOU
39. Jan. and Dec. : MOS
40. Before, to Byron : ERE
42. ___ it in (needle) : RUB
44. Cynical words for cafés : PTOMAINETRAPS
45. Gauge : ESTIMATE
47. Old pronoun : THOU
50. Veiled : LATENT
51. Make sharper : HONE
52. Kind of puppy : HUSH
53. Style of jazz : BOP
54. Capek play : RUR
55. Prodigious : ENORMOUS
56. Spanish town : ROA
57. Newt : EFT
59. Wise to : HEP
64. Make java, for short : PERK
65. Excelling : OUTDOING
66. Cleaving tool : FROE
67. Pooh! : FIE
69. ___ other : EACH
70. Owing : DUE
72. Sindbad's bird : ROC
76. Sellout : BETRAYAL
78. Snakes : ASPS
80. Old-tie school : ETON
82. Staff person : AIDE
83. Born: Fr. : NEE
84. M.D.'s helpers: Abbr. : RNS
85. Shows to a seat : USHERS
87. " . . . no more cakes and ___?" : ALE
91. Role for Paul Robeson : OTHELLO
93. Healthy : SANE
95. Buddies : PALS
96. Turkish title : AGA
98. Gold, in Mexico : ORO
99. Sea eagle : ERN
100. Compass reading : NNE
101. Kind of about : GAD
103. Miss Vague : VERA
108. Dessert : PECANPIE
109. Travelers' place : BUSDEPOT
110. Oriental sect : ZEN
111. Window or rum : BAY
112. Highest note : ELA
113. Power group: Abbr. : AEC
114. Bothers : IRKS
116. Rested : LAIN
120. Warehouses : ETAPES
121. Writer Norman : MAILER
122. ___ breve : ALLA
123. Sign ___ (end hostilities) : ATRUCE
124. Brawled : RIOTED
125. Romantic table lights : TAPERS
127. Bit : TASTE
129. Disease spread by tsetse flies : NGANA
131. Atlanta campus : EMORY
134. Russian agency : TASS
135. Dry : SERE
136. Leftovers : ORTS
137. Work unit : ERG
139. Home for "Aida," etc. : MET
140. "___ got sixpence" : IVE
141. ___ culpa : MEA
144. Carriers: Abbr. : RRS

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