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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1983

Author: Warren W. Reich
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,269
Across Down
1. ___ gin fizz : RAMOS
6. Plant fibers : SISALS
12. "I'll Walk ___" : ALONE
17. Bard's product : POEM
21. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
22. Ammonia compounds : IMINES
23. A.L. team, for short : BOSOX
24. Vedic fire god : AGNI
25. Standing measure? : PARKINGMETER
27. Egg-shaped : OVATE
28. One of three squares : MEAL
29. "___ Walks in Beauty" : SHE
30. John McGraw was one : MANAGER
31. Pope's eight quarts? : GREGORYPECK
33. Makes amends : ATONES
34. Other, in Auteuil : AUTRE
35. Warm and snug : TOASTY
36. Sage field? : WISEACRE
40. Gardner : ERLE
41. Common Vatican name : PIUS
42. Early Cuzco citizen : INCA
43. Coil : HANK
45. Lustrous length? : GOLDENROD
48. Patriots' org. : AFC
51. Side nuisance : THORN
53. Touches of color : TINGES
55. Crazy one : LOON
56. Town in Normandy : STLO
57. Bareheaded : HATLESS
60. Ribbed fabric : REP
61. Range of frequencies : BAND
62. Western resort area : TAHOE
63. Cockney tailor's infernal measure? : ELL
64. Extinct measure for a roll of cloth? : DEADBOLT
67. Compass pt. : ENE
68. Ranted : RAILED
69. Bring up : REAR
71. Chinese port : AMOY
72. Hungarian national hero : ARPAD
74. Southern beauties : BELLES
75. Patriarch : NESTOR
77. Quarterback, at times : SNEAK
78. Von Braun specialty : ROCKET
79. Whirlpools : EDDIES
80. Japanese sword : CATAN
81. ___ qua non : SINE
82. Dexterous : DEFT
85. O'Neill's "___ the Horizon" : BEYOND
86. Chinese dynasty : HAN
87. Setter's weight? : DOGPOUND
90. Kind of dye : SRA
91. Sky: Comb. form : URANO
92. Fortune's partner : FAME
93. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
94. Reporter, e.g. : STAFFER
96. Trunk item : TIRE
97. Uncover : BARE
98. John Jacob Astor, for one : TRADER
101. Spot for birds : ROOST
102. British letter : ZED
103. Medium weight? : RADIOGRAM
105. ___-majesté : LESE
108. Portuguese cape : ROCA
109. Soviet news source : TASS
110. "Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
111. Board weight? : PLANKTON
113. Oyster pond : CLAIRE
116. Actor Walter and family : ABELS
118. NCO's command : ATEASE
120. Gun measure? : RIFLEBARREL
122. Whining person : BLEATER
123. Scroll repository : ARK
126. Measurement standard : UNIT
127. Pale as a ghost : ASHEN
128. Short measure? : LITTLELEAGUE
130. Only : MERE
131. Part of AWOL : LEAVE
132. Branding iron : SEARER
133. Calabrian's land : ITALY
134. ___-in-the-bone : BRED
135. Procrastinator's word : LATER
136. Trinities : TRIADS
137. Bells the cat : DARES
1. Knocks : RAPS
2. Nanking nursemaid : AMAH
3. Grown-up filly : MARE
4. Mork's planet : ORK
5. Finnish lake : SAIMAA
6. Title for Loren : SIGNORA
7. Intrinsic : IMMANENT
8. Rossini's "The ___ of Corinth" : SIEGE
9. Puts in at a table : ANTES
10. Wanton look : LEER
11. Kazakh, e.g. : SSR
12. Canceled a space flight : ABORTED
13. Casanova : LOVER
14. Kind of orange : OSAGE
15. Well-known, in Napoli : NOTO
16. Laborious effort : EXERTION
17. Gaucho's milieu : PAMPAS
18. Moldings : OGEES
19. Perform : ENACT
20. ___ Way : MILKY
26. Of course: Slang : NATCH
31. Mews : GULLS
32. Berlin's "___ Be Surprised" : YOUD
34. Islands off New Guinea : AROE
36. Shrivel : WITHER
37. Sniff : INHALE
38. Some distance north of England? : SCOTLANDYARD
39. ___ of Sandwich : EARL
40. Moussaka ingredient : EGGPLANT
41. Incite : PROD
44. Durward from Ky. : KIRBY
46. Antelope : ELAND
47. Word for the 1940 Olympics : NONE
48. Small gain to Tony Dorsett? : ATHLETESFOOT
49. Icy sheets : FLOES
50. Like some dorms : COED
52. Browning's "___ Bratts" : NED
54. Avant-gardist : NEO
56. Used a cat : SAILED
58. Installed in office : SEATED
59. Greek island : SAMOS
61. Bill : BEAK
62. Substitute for action : TALK
65. Buzzing bug : DOR
66. Word on a 1775 flag : TREAD
68. Fresh : RECENT
70. Changed, as décor : REDONE
73. View from a tower : PANORAMA
74. Something extra : BONUS
76. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
77. Compos mentis : SANE
78. ___ Bravo : RIO
79. Creepy : EERIE
80. Small role : CAMEO
81. Sales pitch : SPIEL
83. "The Creation of Adam," for one : FRESCO
84. Black Watch garb : TARTAN
85. Sec. of Agriculture: 1971–76 : BUTZ
86. Spy name : HARI
88. Word with hood or head : GOD
89. Women's org. founded in 1890 : DAR
92. Fashions : FADS
95. Bisect : FORK
97. Clubs on diamonds phenomenon : BASEBALL
98. Sing lustily : TROLL
99. Los Angeles team : RAMS
100. Canceled : REPEALED
103. Adjective for cerium : RARE
104. Like the neighbor's grass : GREENER
106. Severe critics : SLATERS
107. Item for Hurd : EASEL
109. Inclined : TILTED
112. Thetis, e.g. : NEREID
113. Bit : CRUMB
114. Grease pencil : LINER
115. Flaming : AFIRE
116. Buddhist monk : ARHAT
117. Musical note : BREVE
118. Asian range : ALTAI
119. Small aquarium fish : TETRA
121. On a cruise : ASEA
122. Oktoberfest quaff : BIER
123. Culture medium : AGAR
124. Measuring device : RULE
125. Florida features : KEYS
128. D-day craft : LST
129. ___ loss : ATA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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