SHOPPING GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 1974

Author: Dorothea Shipp
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 655 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Board a vehicle : EMBUS
6. Route to Fairbanks : ALCAN
11. "Ad ___ per aspera" : ASTRA
16. Houston player : ASTRO
21. Kind of luck : TOUGH
22. Marx : HARPO
23. Sewing-kit item : SPOOL
24. Costly fiddle : STRAD
25. Pitches : HURLS
26. Amounts in excess : OVERS
27. Bret : HARTE
28. Thrice-told : TRITE
29. ___-bitsy : ITSY
30. Bills perused by shoppers, perhaps : EYEWITNESSACCOUNTS
33. Oft-bounced items : CHECKS
35. Belittle : DECRY
36. ___ juste : MOT
37. Napoleon's forces : ARMEES
38. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
40. Former times, in Scotland : EILDS
42. Trireme necessity : OAR
44. Ones with feet: Suffix : PODA
45. Yieldings : CESSIONS
49. Miss Korbut : OLGA
50. Shrink : CRINGE
52. Singer John : RAITT
53. It's often painted red : TOWN
55. Latin form of this : HICE
57. Popular drink : MARTINI
61. Height: Prefix : ACRO
62. Salk's field : POLIO
63. Then, in Paris : ALORS
65. Writer Ortega y ___ : GASSET
66. Lincoln Center unit : THEMET
68. Yawning state : ENNUI
70. One-sided : UNEVEN
72. Native of: Suffix : OTE
73. Orals : EXAMS
75. Port near Tijuana : ENSENADA
77. Tennis org. : USLTA
79. Sexton : SACRIST
82. Religious degree : SSD
83. Depot: Abbr. : STN
84. Shows respect : SALUTES
86. Gather : AMASS
87. Florist's supplier : HOTHOUSE
90. Sum up : RECAP
91. Small particle: Abbr. : MOL
92. Seed coats : TESTAE
94. Persian wheel : NORIA
96. Peaceful : IRENIC
100. Up : ARISEN
102. Band or umbrella : STAND
104. Group of eight : OCTAD
106. ___ Ridge ('72 Belmont winner) : RIVA
107. Taxpayers' boons : REFUNDS
109. ___ fixe : IDEE
110. Places for mules : FEET
111. P. I. trees : ACLES
112. Kind of warfare : ATOMIC
114. German count : GRAF
116. Least polished : ROUGHEST
118. Like some iron: Abbr. : GALV
121. Aegir's wife : RAN
122. Frozen dessert : BOMBE
123. Malaysian craft : PROA
124. French tins : ETAINS
126. "Friend or ___?" : FOE
128. Family members : AUNTS
131. Encroachment : INROAD
135. Barnum offerings, perhaps : WHITEELEPHANTSALES
139. Plum variety : GAGE
140. Aladdin's helper : GENIE
141. British painter : ORPEN
142. Basketball play : TIPIN
143. Gold or zinc : METAL
144. Meet ___ (satisfy) : ANEED
145. Anoint, old style : ANELE
146. Outcome : EVENT
147. Rugged ridge : ARETE
148. French town : WASSY
149. Ernie and Edsel : FORDS
150. Escritoires : DESKS
151. Letters : ESSES
1. Moral principle : ETHIC
2. Talk pompously : MOUTH
3. Religious case : BURSE
4. Karloff, Chaney et al. at Macy's : UGLYCUSTOMERS
5. Pleas for quiet : SHS
6. Sea call : AHOY
7. Washed : LAVED
8. Cheshire borough : CREWE
9. Hat tag that didn't get removed : APRICEONONESHEAD
10. Facial feature : NOSTRIL
11. County in N. C. : ASHE
12. Bursts of energy : SPASMS
13. Mr. America's pride : TORSO
14. Muscle : ROTATOR
15. Waugh : ALEC
16. John Jacob : ASTOR
17. Loose ladies : STRUMPETS
18. Sled, in Spain : TRINEO
19. Squealed : RATTED
20. Port for the Potemkin : ODESSA
30. This, in Madrid : ESTO
31. Indian antelopes: Var. : NYLGHAIS
32. Great destruction : CARNAGE
34. Work on a sweater : KNIT
39. Wised-up : ONTO
41. ___ Eireann : DAIL
43. Between ready and fire : AIM
45. Suffix for pluto or auto : CRAT
46. Apiece : EACH
47. Term of address : SIRE
48. Does cobbling : SOLES
50. Apollo 10 crewman : CERNAN
51. Like some snow : GRANULAR
54. Come out on top : WIN
56. Bargain-shopper's maneuver : COUNTEROFFENSIVE
58. Tennyson lady : ISOLT
59. Clear, in France : NETTE
60. Willows : ITEAS
62. School org. units : PTAS
64. But, to Cicero : SED
67. In being : EXISTENT
69. Destroy : UNDO
71. Decorative unit : VASE
74. Parts of yrs. : MTHS
76. He, in Naples : ESSO
78. Shoppers with big tabs : SUPERCHARGERS
79. Neighbor of Luzon : SAMAR
80. Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
81. Neighbor of Nev. : CALIF
82. Radio nuisance : STATIC
85. Kind of test : ACID
88. Army training place: Abbr. : OTS
89. Subordinate one : UNDERMAN
90. Second-___ (also-ran) : RATER
93. Approve : ENDORSE
95. Finish off a cake : ICE
97. Blue or White : NILE
98. Burl or St. : IVES
99. Fishing move : CAST
101. Urbane qualities : SUAVITIES
103. Deny: Lat. : NEGO
105. Sleep like ___ : ATOP
108. Wee, in Scotland : SMA
111. Literary conflict : AGON
113. Dante locale : INFERNO
115. Bordered on : ABUTTED
117. U. S. author : URIS
118. Bauble : GEWGAW
119. Greek goddess : ATHENA
120. Frankie and family : LAINES
122. Observed : BEHELD
125. In want : NEEDY
127. U. S. cartoonist : OPPER
129. Records : TAPES
130. Move in a way : SLINK
132. English plotter : OATES
133. Type size : AGATE
134. Removes : DELES
136. Goldbrick : LOAF
137. Donkeys: Fr. : ANES
138. Noun endings : ENTS
143. Miss Murray : MAE

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