WORDS, INC.

New York Times, Sunday, May 29, 1977

Author: Joseph J. La Fauci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joseph J. La Fauci has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Must : HASTO
6. Next Sunday's heroes : DADS
10. Urban eyesore : SLUM
14. Wing length : SPAN
18. Player under a dome : ASTRO
19. Proclaim : ENUNCIATE
21. Reproductive body : SPORE
22. Secret business associate : SLEEPINGPARTNER
24. Tanqueray's second wife : PAULA
25. Small shark : TOPE
26. Bears : TOLERATES
27. Rabbit's incentive : CARROT
28. Spire ornament : EPI
29. Neural network : RETE
30. Caustic agents : LYES
31. Out of ___ : SORTS
32. Cheer for Scotto : ENCORE
34. Famed couturier : DIOR
35. !, to a printer : SCREAMER
38. Tra followers : LAS
39. Loser to Louis: 1946 : CONN
40. Uncovered : BARED
41. Domesday Book money : ORA
42. Pointed a weapon : AIMED
45. Reverberated : RANG
46. Miscubobble : BONER
47. Use shears : SNIP
48. Bird in a Gallico title : SNOWGOOSE
50. Inelegant : CRUDE
51. Salad days : TEENS
52. One: Ger. : EIN
53. One of Esau's wives : ADAH
54. Like some investments : SOUND
55. Grand or petty group : JURY
56. Rake it in : MAKEMONEYHANDOVERFIST
62. At all : EVER
63. Jefferson was one : DEIST
64. Mortgage : LIEN
65. Avant-gardist : NEO
66. "Fistivity" finales : KAYOS
68. Any large corporation : GIANT
69. "Fidelio" hero : FLORESTAN
71. Dresden's river : ELBE
72. Parson's home : MANSE
73. Device on a document : SEAL
74. Literary Lorna : DOONE
75. Symbol on Sydney's coins : EMU
76. Push-button man : ROBOT
77. Dollar-a-___ man : YEAR
78. Former French coin : SOU
79. Adjudicated : PASSEDON
81. Cogwheel : GEAR
82. Went on the road : TOURED
85. More chilling : ICIER
86. Vulgarian : SLOB
87. Padlock : SHUT
88. Holiday quaff : NOG
90. Dovetail wedges : TENONS
92. Less than molecular : ATOMISTIC
94. "All there" : SANE
95. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
96. "Fiddler . . . " song : IFIWEREARICHMAN
98. Stairway member : RISER
99. Court lists : CALENDARS
100. Rugged ridge : ARETE
101. Soviet wire service : TASS
102. Not worth ___ cent : ARED
103. No dele : STET
104. TV tryout : PILOT
1. Expedition : HASTE
2. Slanting : ASLOPE
3. Become involved : STEPIN
4. Place where money doesn't grow : TREE
5. Alley, of comics : OOP
6. Signify : DENOTE
7. Viewpoint : ANGLE
8. Con man's mark : DUPE
9. Like an angry dog : SNARLING
10. Role for Grandma : SITTER
11. Scenes of many strikes : LANES
12. Salt Lake City team : UTES
13. Matelot's milieu : MER
14. Laconian capital : SPARTA
15. Invests heavily : POURSMONEYINTO
16. Guthrie : ARLO
17. Uncluttered : NEAT
20. Irving's pen name : CRAYON
21. Was frugal : SPARED
23. Arteries for Antony : ITERS
27. K.P. utensil : CORER
29. Half of the Mets' schedule : ROADGAMES
31. Pebble; stone : SCREE
33. Ball of thread : CLEW
34. "Finito!" : DONE
35. Sea urchin : SANDDOLLAR
36. Innisfail : ERIN
37. Chats, mod style : RAPS
39. Profited : CASHEDINON
40. Obliged : BOUND
42. Ancient gold alloy : ASEM
43. Dolphin genus : INIA
44. Marx Brothers film classic : MONKEYBUSINESS
45. Horse color : ROAN
46. Shock : BRUNT
47. Medieval toiler : SERF
49. Incense : ODOR
50. Gold or Barbary : COAST
51. Expelled : TURNEDOUT
54. Gleam : SHINE
55. Pooh-pooh : JEER
57. Cry at Greek orgies : EVOE
58. Beer ingredient : YEAST
59. One of the strings : VIOL
60. Connery : SEAN
61. Resiliency : TONE
66. Stronghold : KEEP
67. Mme. Gluck : ALMA
68. Magda, e.g. : GABOR
69. Apprehension : FEAR
70. Off-key : SOUR
72. Manners : MODES
73. Petrels, shearwaters, etc. : SEABIRDS
76. Carl or Rob : REINER
77. Retainers : YEOMEN
78. Sans ___ (carefree) : SOUCI
80. Quick breads : SCONES
81. Incandesced : GLOWED
82. Dryness or desire : THIRST
83. Champlevé : ENAMEL
84. Di ___, noted author : DONATO
86. Rural crossing : STILE
87. Rubberneck : STARE
89. Sartre subject : GENET
90. Pielet : TART
91. Kazan : ELIA
92. Off : AFAR
93. Headquarters : SEAT
94. Eastern title : SHRI
96. City in Peru : ICA
97. Kepi : CAP

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