FULLER EXPLANATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1976

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 25, FITB: 24, XRef: 0
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
A
3
I
4
M
5
H
6
U
7
M
8
I
9
D
10
S
11
H
12
A
13
H
14
S
15
C
A
N
V
A
16
S
17
E
R
A
S
E
18
S
19
C
E
R
A
T
20
E
21
P
A
R
T
A
K
E
22
S
T
R
A
T
A
23
O
L
I
V
E
R
24
I
S
G
O
N
E
W
25
I
T
H
T
H
E
W
26
I
N
D
27
E
E
R
28
T
H
E
N
29
S
E
G
O
30
O
N
T
H
E
31
A
C
R
O
32
A
P
R
O
N
33
G
O
T
H
S
34
M
I
L
E
R
35
F
36
A
37
S
T
E
S
T
38
A
F
E
E
39
S
Y
N
O
D
S
40
M
A
R
I
T
A
41
S
I
E
42
H
U
R
T
S
43
A
C
E
T
I
C
44
C
45
O
N
T
R
46
A
47
A
B
A
48
E
49
L
50
A
51
D
E
F
A
C
E
52
E
R
I
K
53
P
54
O
I
S
55
A
S
A
S
56
A
S
O
R
57
I
S
A
P
E
58
N
P
A
L
59
L
H
B
S
60
M
U
R
S
61
A
S
S
N
62
E
E
L
S
63
A
64
B
L
A
T
E
65
S
P
G
66
C
I
T
67
T
68
I
P
P
E
T
69
L
O
U
V
E
R
70
E
71
R
A
T
O
72
S
E
A
73
O
L
D
E
S
T
74
A
75
C
T
I
N
S
76
A
77
J
A
R
78
C
79
O
N
T
E
S
T
80
D
A
M
E
S
81
B
L
O
C
S
82
S
L
U
E
S
83
O
P
E
N
84
C
E
L
I
A
85
T
E
S
S
86
T
87
R
88
P
89
S
90
R
U
N
91
A
R
E
O
N
T
92
O
93
P
O
F
T
H
94
E
H
E
A
P
95
E
L
O
96
I
S
E
97
N
E
K
T
O
N
98
E
A
G
E
R
L
Y
99
S
E
T
T
E
E
100
A
R
I
O
S
E
101
D
R
A
M
A
S
102
T
S
A
R
S
103
S
N
E
A
D
104
K
L
A
N
© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Make defective : MAIM
5. Sultry : HUMID
10. Pahlavi and Jahan : SHAHS
15. Museum hanging : CANVAS
17. Nullifies : ERASES
19. Waxy ointment : CERATE
21. Have a hand in : PARTAKE
22. Social divisions : STRATA
23. Hardy or Holmes : OLIVER
24. Pollen ___ : ISGONEWITHTHEWIND
27. Ending for racket : EER
28. Now's partner : THEN
29. Western lily : SEGO
30. ___ double (quickly) : ONTHE
31. Height: Prefix : ACRO
32. Stringed item : APRON
33. Early Teutons : GOTHS
34. Track-meet entrant : MILER
35. "He travels the ___ who . . . " : FASTEST
38. For ___ (not gratis) : AFEE
39. Councils : SYNODS
40. Mature trematode : MARITA
41. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
42. Offends : HURTS
43. Type of acid : ACETIC
44. Prefix for band or dict : CONTRA
47. Garment for a Yemenite : ABA
48. High note : ELA
51. Vandalize, as an art work : DEFACE
52. Composer Satie : ERIK
53. Petits ___ : POIS
55. Botanist Gray et al. : ASAS
56. Lyre of yore : ASOR
57. A pig ___ : ISAPENPAL
59. Grid players: Abbr. : LHBS
60. Parisian walls : MURS
61. Relative of a soc. : ASSN
62. Slithery ones : EELS
63. Remove by erosion : ABLATE
65. May time: Abbr. : SPG
66. Op. ___ : CIT
67. Shoulder scarf : TIPPET
69. Blind slat : LOUVER
70. Muse : ERATO
72. Salton, for one : SEA
73. Most trite : OLDEST
74. Muscle proteins : ACTINS
76. Like a door with a foot in it : AJAR
78. Take issue with : CONTEST
80. Gals and babes : DAMES
81. Coalitions : BLOCS
82. Swings about : SLUES
83. Kind of secret or shop : OPEN
84. Girl's name : CELIA
85. D'Urbervilles girl : TESS
86. Mil. units : TRPS
90. Bull or end : RUN
91. Mountain peaks ___ : AREONTOPOFTHEHEAP
95. Kay Thompson's brat : ELOISE
97. Marine life in toto : NEKTON
98. In an avid way : EAGERLY
99. Living-room piece : SETTEE
100. Tuneful : ARIOSE
101. Footlight features : DRAMAS
102. Rulers : TSARS
103. Sam of golf : SNEAD
104. Part of K.K.K. : KLAN
1. Oleo, in London : MARGE
2. Rubinstein : ANTON
3. Muscovite name : IVAN
4. A dove ___ : MAKESPEACE
5. Actor Charlton : HESTON
6. Norse goddess : URTH
7. Store : MART
8. A horse ___ : ISAHOOFER
9. High-level harmony : DETENTE
10. Stone of ___ : SCONE
11. Maintained : HELD
12. Greek nickname : ARI
13. Sheep ___ : HAVECLOSESHAVES
14. Handled the helm : STEERED
15. Barrelhead fodder : CASH
16. Tailors, at times : SEWERS
18. ___ light (caught on) : SAWTHE
20. Blue-pencil targets : ERRORS
21. "The Snake ___" : PIT
25. "___ Plenty of Nuttin' " : IGOT
26. Initials for Jesus : IHS
31. "___ it the truth?" : AINT
32. Stow-away place : ATTIC
33. Trotters are ___ : GAITKEEPERS
34. Miss Hess : MYRA
35. ___ to (confronts) : FACESUP
36. Elephants ___ : AREFORGETMENOTS
37. Hindu lutes : SITARS
39. Stand-ins : SUBS
40. Terms of address : MADAMS
41. Wee bit : SNIP
42. Farewell's friend : HAIL
44. Luck, in Ireland : CESS
45. Praying figure : ORANT
46. Tell's target : APPLE
49. Scientific tryout : LABTEST
50. Declare : ASSERT
54. Tobacco curer : OAST
55. Refer to : ALLUDE
57. Math-ratio words : ISTO
58. Scorpion genus : NEPA
61. River isles : AITS
63. "Jaws" has ___ : ALONESHARK
64. Door fixtures : BOLTS
66. Gives the sack : CANS
68. A tiger ___ : ISACATKIN
71. Nothing, in Nantes : RIEN
74. Looks up to : ADORES
75. Juliet, for one : CAPULET
76. "___ summer's day" : ALLONA
77. Sociable ones : JOINERS
78. Treble or bass : CLEF
79. Dislodged : OUSTED
81. Insect : BEE
82. What Goliath got : STONED
84. Manitoba redmen : CREES
86. Dissertation motif : THEMA
87. Played again : RERAN
88. Sidekicks : PALS
89. Kind of glass : SPY
91. Jacob's son : ASER
92. Western Indian : OTOE
93. Attitude, in Asti : POSA
94. Same, to Marceau : EGAL
96. Call ___ day : ITA

Found bugs or have suggestions?