WORD SEMINAR

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1974

Author: Raymond F. Eisner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 167, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gardened : RAKED
6. Exhaust : SPEND
11. Deft : AGILE
16. Formula of belief : CREDO
21. Miss Toklas : ALICE
22. Rosalind's cousin : CELIA
23. Parisian parent : MAMAN
24. Strictness : RIGOR
25. Calculus, etc. : MATHEMATICS
27. Work on library cards : ALPHABETIZE
29. Mars: Prefix : AREO
30. Lecture : ORATE
31. Case or well : STAIR
32. Della and Peewee : REESES
33. Fred's sister : ADELE
34. Auden and Frost : POETS
35. Rodin subject : KISS
36. Braggadocio : SWAGGER
40. Dispute : ARGUE
41. Ontario Indian : CREE
42. Certain records: Abbr. : LPS
45. Twelve ___ of Rome : TABLES
46. Poor spellers : CACOGRAPHERS
49. Period : ERA
50. Advancement : ASCENT
51. Heavy wool : EBONY
52. Tennis strokes : LOBS
53. Convertiplane : STOL
54. ___-wee : BIDEA
55. Soft velvet : PANNE
56. Coins of Iran : RIALS
58. Sampler sentiment : MOTTO
59. Blind impulse : ATE
60. Seine tributary : OISE
61. Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
62. Whalebone : BALEEN
63. U. S. flying unit: Abbr. : TAF
64. Secant, for one : INTERSECTION
67. Clock parts : ALARMS
68. Hems in : GIRDS
70. "West Side Story" girl : MARIA
71. Mont ___ : BLANC
72. Ready for callers : ATHOME
74. Waterglass painting : STEREOCHROMY
78. U. S. author : ADE
81. Daddies: Sp. : TAITAS
82. Relates : TELLS
83. Paddles : OARS
84. Milland : RAY
85. Gum trees : BIJAS
86. Hollows : DENTS
87. Vestment : AMICE
89. German basin, to French : SARRE
91. Fraternal men : ELKS
92. Olivier et al. : SIRS
93. Emanate : ARISE
94. Bowling woes : SPLITS
95. Hurok : SOL
96. People who use tho and thru : PHONETICISTS
99. Richardson novel : PAMELA
100. Rail station: Abbr. : TRM
101. Covers : LIDS
102. Pays up : ANTES
103. Istanbul sight : MINARET
104. Window part : PANE
105. Before : UNTIL
106. Trolley sound : CLANG
108. Green Wave : TULANE
111. Dvorak : ANTON
112. Miss MacMahon : ALINE
113. Seeks information : ASKS
117. Elementary : ABECEDARIAN
119. Memory-improving art : MNEMOTECHNY
121. Collier : MINER
122. Love, Italian style : AMORE
123. Robin ___ : ADAIR
124. Hen's concern : BROOD
125. Quays : PIERS
126. Some are leaping : LENAS
127. Aptitudes : BENTS
128. Clay plugs : BOTTS
1. Hindu deity : RAMA
2. Winglike : ALAR
3. Item for Franklin : KITE
4. Reverberate : ECHO
5. Ruby or Frances : DEE
6. "Boo!" shouter : SCARER
7. Flower part : PETAL
8. Aristocracy : ELITE
9. Medit. resort : NICE
10. German article : DAS
11. Bobby Jones, e.g. : AMATEUR
12. Pygmalion's statue : GALATEA
13. Kaffir warrior groups : IMPIS
14. Bert : LAHR
15. Spanish queen : ENA
16. Short swords : CREESES
17. Formalities : RITES
18. Auspices : EGIS
19. Nod : DOZE
20. Iron containers : ORES
26. Demure : MODEST
28. Pipes : BRIERS
31. Damp : SOGGY
33. Rocket stage : AGENA
34. Flat : PRONE
35. 1953 Nobelist for medicine : KREBS
36. ___ Mater : STABAT
37. "___ cat I saw?" (palindrome) : WASITA
38. Part of a speller's repertoire : ABCDEFGHIJKLM
39. Hilarity : GLEE
40. Seine boat : ACON
41. City near Saigon : CHOLON
42. Alphabet man of a sort : LETTERCARRIER
43. For the time being : PROTEM
44. Drawing rooms : SALONS
46. Desist's partner : CEASE
47. Li'l one : ABNER
48. Socrates's friend : PLATO
53. Gannet : SOLAN
55. Stones : PITS
56. Odds : RATIO
57. Of the pelvis : ILIAC
58. Asian peninsula : MALAY
60. Waves: Fr. : ONDES
61. Lands : ACRES
62. Ointments : BALMS
64. La Douce et al. : IRMAS
65. Refine : SMELT
66. Noblemen : EARLS
69. Bits : IOTAS
71. Tiresome one : BORE
72. Maximally : ATBEST
73. Adapt to a need : TAILOR
74. Ship parts : STERNS
75. Jittery : TENSE
76. Elevate : HOIST
77. Track events : RACES
79. Dickens's Rosa : DARTLE
80. Make ___ (ogle) : EYESAT
86. Electronic tube : DIODE
87. Arabian gazelle : ARIEL
88. Muffet or America : MISS
89. Directly : SPANG
90. Gluck : ALMA
92. Worked on shoes : SHINED
93. Muscle protein : ACTIN
94. Small piano : SPINET
96. Woodworking machines : PLANERS
97. Trumpet blast : TANTARA
98. Chants : INTONES
103. Certain houses : MANORS
104. Yonkers entry : PACER
105. Gompers's concern : UNION
106. Kind of sweep : CLEAN
107. Restrict : LIMIT
108. Pack down : TAMP
109. Ancient Teutons : UBII
110. Unaspirated : LENE
111. Weapon: Fr. : ARME
112. Peruvian Indian : ANDE
113. Height: Prefix : ACRO
114. Photo : SHOT
115. Small group : KNOT
116. Chaplin et al. : SYDS
118. Indian mulberry : AAL
119. Fairy queen : MAB
120. Wane : EBB

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