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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

EXTRACTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1986

Author: Warren W. Reich
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 633 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,249
Across Down
1. Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
6. Unsubstantial : FRAIL
11. Sacred river in "Kubla Khan" : ALPH
15. 200 milligrams : CARAT
20. Well nigh : ABOUT
21. Exceed : OUTDO
22. Stertor : SNORE
23. Rare violin : AMATI
24. Iron countries : DROPCURTAIN
26. Upon a time : ONCEREMOVED
28. The Flintstones' pet : DINO
29. Stone: Comb. form : PETRO
30. Borgia potion : POISON
31. Canada's Lévesque : RENE
32. Forcemeat : FARCE
34. Tony Curtis TV role: 1975–76 : MCCOY
37. Kind of effect : SIDE
39. Madison or Monroe: Abbr. : JAS
42. Encumber : LOAD
43. Emanations : AURAS
45. "A Touch of C," 1973 film : CUTLASS
50. Qty. : AMT
51. Emergency signal : SOS
52. ___-Japanese War : SINO
54. Extreme degree : NTH
56. Capacitate : ENABLE
57. Tailless horse : FORGOTTENMAN
60. ___-Magnon : CRO
61. Biblical pillar pusher : SAMSON
62. Norse goddess : FRIA
63. Kind of stick or shot : SLAP
64. Merit : EARN
66. Sunday seats : PEWS
67. Tali : ANKLES
70. "A Mess to Garcia" : AGELESSPROSE
76. Avant-gardist : NEO
77. They, en France : ELLES
79. "Washington ___ here" : SLEPT
80. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
81. Military V.I.P. : CDR
82. Egyptian judge of the dead : OSIRIS
84. Nutty ___ fruitcake : ASA
85. Overwhelm : DELUGE
87. Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
89. Web-footed animal : OTTER
91. Gallup specialties : POLLS
94. Decaying: Comb. form : SAPRO
95. Nonsense : ROT
96. Three square a day : TAKEOUTMEALS
99. Bum tippers : STIFFS
102. Sacred chests : ARKS
104. ___ Mawddwy, peak in Wales : ARAN
105. Commando action : RAID
107. Date in the near future : MMII
108. Covert : VEILED
111. Unit of work : ERG
112. Ping shears : INVISIBLEINK
116. Verdi opera : ERNANI
117. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
118. Grizzle : ROAN
119. Reine's mate : ROI
120. Rachel Jackson, ___ Donelson : NEE
121. "Old Tray" : DOGGONE
123. Frenzied : RABID
125. Pigeonhole locale : DESK
126. Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
127. Loupe : LENS
129. Unit of flow : CUSEC
131. Trod the boards : ACTED
133. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
137. Fix : REPAIR
139. Practical-book category : HOWTO
141. Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
145. "Beyond the Blue" : LOSTHORIZON
147. Bobo : MISSINGLINK
149. Object of some searches : TITLE
150. Tile filler : GROUT
151. Synthetic fiber : ORLON
152. Page or LuPone : PATTI
153. Tear-jerker : ONION
154. Longings : YENS
155. Astray : WRONG
156. Delay action : SITON
1. Star of "Shane" : LADD
2. Hillside dugout : ABRI
3. When both hands are up : NOON
4. "It's not my ___ tea" : CUPOF
5. Rel. of et al. : ETC
6. Prognosticates : FORECASTS
7. Furrowed : RUTTED
8. Perfume oil: Var. : ATAR
9. Jargon : IDIOM
10. Chaney : LON
11. Irritations : ANNOYANCES
12. Places : LOCI
13. Basketball defense : PRESS
14. Like Alvin York : HEROIC
15. Trippet : CAM
16. Ovid topic : AMOR
17. Kind of review : RAVE
18. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
19. Ocean motion : TIDE
22. Profoundly lethargic state : SOPOR
25. Harvest carrots : UPROOT
27. Clothes : ENDUES
33. "They ___ serve . . . " : ALSO
35. Site of first miracle : CANA
36. Wild-dog genus : CUON
38. Where Vulcan forged : ETNA
39. Israeli port : JAFFA
40. " . . . 'tis like ___ in spring" : AMORN
41. "Kong" : STRIKEOUTKING
44. Traces : STRAPS
46. Reader's aid : LAMP
47. "Your own business!" : ABSENCEOFMIND
48. Retarded : SLOWED
49. Electric eye, for instance : SENSOR
52. Anglers' woes : SNAGS
53. Urge on : IMPEL
55. Revolting : HORRID
58. Vexes : GALLS
59. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
65. Greenbacks : NOTES
68. Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
69. Syriac script : SERTA
71. Bounded : LEAPT
72. ___ Downs : EPSOM
73. Out of practice : STALE
74. Spanish rooms : SALAS
75. Vesuviate : ERUPT
78. City once called New Archangel : SITKA
83. Become boiling mad : SEERED
86. Cleaner's target : GRIME
87. Showed pluck : BRAVED
88. Tauromachian : TORERO
90. Noisy oil well : ROARER
92. Pupa's predecessor : LARVA
93. An anagram for nails : SLAIN
97. Boorish : UNGRACIOUS
98. Family mem. : SIS
100. Punished financially : FINED
101. Murderer in "Oliver Twist" : SIKES
103. Scoria : SLAG
106. Spielberg activity : DIRECTING
109. Organic compound : ENOL
110. Money, to Juan : DINERO
112. Flag : IRIS
113. Protuberance : NODE
114. Faneuil Hall site : BOSTON
115. Simile word : LIKE
122. "___ is Eternal Delight": Blake : ENERGY
124. Kind of offering : BURNT
125. City on the Yukon : DAWSON
128. Flèche : SPIRE
130. Insect sound : CHIRR
132. ___ Lama : DALAI
133. Countertenor : ALTO
134. Meat cut : LOIN
135. Italian wine center : ASTI
136. City named after a bishop : STLO
138. Radio-guided bomb : AZON
140. A Nobel Institute site : OSLO
142. Catcher's item : MITT
143. Aware of : ONTO
144. Word with deep or dive : SKIN
146. Poulard : HEN
147. Part of a barn : MOW
148. Some M.D.'s : GPS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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