POETIC THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 1976

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Bert Beaman has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hair creams for Valentino : POMADES
8. Intrigue : CABAL
13. Complained : FUSSED
19. " . . . shores of ___" : TRIPOLI
20. Miss St. Johns : ADELA
21. Star : ANTARES
23. Legendary English town : ASTOLAT
24. Full : SATED
25. Like Paton's phalarope : TOOLATE
26. Mind : HEED
27. Hindu mendicant : NAGA
29. Yardstick : RULE
31. Vertical pipe : RISER
32. Start of an Edna Millay verse : IDRANKATEVERYVINE
36. Pamela or Perry : MASON
40. Kind of broke : STONY
41. Classified installation : SILO
42. Formicary residents : ANTS
43. Its capital is Athens : ATTICA
45. European resort : EVIAN
47. Table item : DISH
49. Understand : GET
50. More of verse : THELASTWASLIKETHE
53. Science-writer Willy : LEY
54. Compacter fodder : TRASH
55. Abbe : LANE
56. Suspicious : CHARY
61. Smorgasbord item : EEL
62. ___ on (torment) : PREY
63. Kind of house : PENT
64. Adjusts the radio : TUNES
65. TV game-show prizes : STEREOS
67. More of verse : FIRST
69. Kind of pool : SKITTLE
71. Glacial ice form : SERAC
72. Like some marshes : CANY
73. Title for the Pres. : CINC
74. Suffix for cash : IER
75. Brains or beauty, e.g. : ASSET
76. Sun or bridge : LAMP
77. Minister under Mussolini : CIANO
79. Asian sheep : SHA
80. More of verse : ICAMEUPONNOWINESO
85. Like a garrison: Abbr. : FTD
88. Scruff : NAPE
89. Cooling-off period : TRUCE
90. Certain drums : SNARES
91. Mars: Prefix : AREO
93. Mouth part : ROOF
95. Out of place : INAPT
97. English potter : SPODE
98. End of verse : WONDERFULASTHIRST
102. Observes : NOTES
103. Lawyer's concern : TORT
104. ___-cat : ONEA
105. ___ it (live in a certain way) : BACH
109. Letter : EPISTLE
112. Mexican friend : AMIGO
114. To the right, in Paris : ADROITE
116. Most compact : DENSEST
117. Belief : TENET
118. Proposition : THEOREM
119. Paucity : DEARTH
120. Pipe parts : STEMS
121. Do ___ service (be of help) : YEOMANS
1. Egyptian god : PTAH
2. Differently: Abbr. : ORSE
3. Bit : MITE
4. Footless : APOD
5. U.S. money unit : DOL
6. Zoo resident : ELAND
7. Hindu guitars : SITARS
8. Lotharios : CASANOVAS
9. Oklahoma city : ADA
10. Sellout : BETRAYAL
11. Northern native : ALEUT
12. Dishes out : LADLES
13. Like Roscoe Arbuckle : FAT
14. Italian article : UNO
15. Sometimes tall item : STORY
16. No-no for pitched baseballs : SALIVA
17. Getting rid of : ERASING
18. U.S.-Russia objective : DETENTE
22. Most arid : SEREST
28. Major port, e.g. : GATEWAY
30. Manifest : EVIDENT
32. S. A. native : INCA
33. Jewish deli offering : KNISH
34. Top-drawer : ELITE
35. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
36. Welcome item : MAT
37. Olympic VIP's : ATHLETES
38. Superbowl champs : STEELERS
39. Suave : OILY
44. N.L. player : ASTRO
46. Ohio city : NILES
48. Seething : HECTIC
51. ___ bien : TRES
52. Noted philosopher : KANT
57. Quonset : HUT
58. Literary nonachiever : ANTIHERO
59. Made public : RELEASED
60. River to North Sea : YSER
61. She: It. : ESSA
62. Fruit-jelly base : PECTIN
63. Snoop : PRY
66. Arctic explorer : RAE
67. Recognition : FAME
68. Computer programmer's concern : INPUT
69. Word form for an Asian land : SINO
70. Is certain : KNOWS
72. Starred at a deb party : CAMEOUT
73. Fine leather : CANEPIN
76. ___ luxury : LAPOF
77. Matter : COUNT
78. Conniving together : INCAHOOTS
79. Kind of judgment : SNAP
81. Vicki : CARR
82. Unspoiled : PRISTINE
83. Technical coll. : INST
84. Full of: Suffix : OSE
85. Truckled : FAWNED
86. Walked en masse : TROOPED
87. Tooth part : DENTINE
92. "Potemkin" locale : ODESSA
94. Annual sights in Pasadena : FLOATS
96. Part of NATO : TREATY
99. Organic compound : ESTER
100. Medieval helmet : ARMET
101. Hebrew letter : SADHE
105. Bust's partner : BOOM
106. Grass genus : AIRA
107. Comb: Prefix : CTEN
108. Makes hesitant sounds : HEMS
110. W.W.II craft : LST
111. Afr. land : ETH
113. Treasure : GEM
115. Collector's car : REO

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