Mel Rosen
Mel Rosen 

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New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1975

Author: Mel Rosen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 107, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 18, XRef: 0
Mel Rosen has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 13 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sound of sorrow : SIGH
5. Prefix for medic or graph : PARA
9. Monastery head : ABBOT
14. Colorless : ASHY
18. N. Z. native : MAORI
19. ___ Ike : ALIBI
21. Show of temper : FLARE
22. Ham or Shakespearean : ACTOR
23. Moa or dodo : EXTINCTBIRD
25. Orts : TABLESCRAPS
27. Hero for Hero : LEANDER
28. Brine feature : SALT
30. Tourney drawing : BYE
31. Bakery workers : ICERS
32. Military body : UNIT
34. Kind of wave : HEAT
36. Doer: Suffix : STER
38. Hamlet : DORP
41. N.B.C. parent : RCA
43. Paris play area : PARC
46. Draws nigh, to poets : ANEARS
50. Rage : FUROR
51. Early-bird's victim : WORM
52. Rats! et al. : EXCLAMATIONS
55. African antelope : ORIBI
56. Explanatory bit of Latin : IDEST
58. Babylonian hero : ETANA
59. Noted violinist : ELMAN
60. Sleekened : PREENED
62. Old-time blades : SNEES
64. ___ of tears : VALE
66. Contemporary of O. Henry : SAKI
67. Antonio or Juan : SAN
68. Mediocre mark : CEE
69. ___-destruct : SELF
70. Lodge doorkeeper : TILER
71. ___ in the bud : NIP
72. Oriental weights : TAELS
74. Kind of charity : PET
75. Old car : REO
76. Visualizations : IMAGES
79. Lip : SASS
80. Carnegie, for one : TECH
83. N.E.A. and N.C.A.A. : ORGS
85. Musical prince : IGOR
86. Ostentatious success : SPLASH
88. Deli loaf : RYE
89. Elec. measure : AMP
91. Like a fork : TINED
93. Charged particle : ION
94. Camel's bane : STRAW
96. Impair : MAIM
98. Summer drink : ADE
99. Edible root : OCA
102. Entre ___ : NOUS
104. Suffix for cyclo : TRON
105. City in Spain : LORCA
106. Is successful : GOESFAR
108. Hendricks of baseball : ELROD
110. Strike out : ERASE
112. Relative of a rectory : MANSE
114. Of late : NEWLY
115. Utah : WESTERNSTATE
118. Schubert opus : LIED
119. Common refrain : TRALA
120. Nero or Ivan : DESPOT
121. Eastern ruler : EMIR
122. Devotee : FAN
123. ___ avis : RARA
124. Indians of West : UTES
126. Axis supporter : NAZI
128. Art movement : DADA
131. Muse : ERATO
134. Mao ___-tung : TSE
137. Bathes : TUBS
139. Venice taxi : GONDOLA
144. Ers : BITTERVETCH
147. Etuis : NEEDLECASES
149. Regions : AREAS
150. Shade of blue : ALICE
151. Castle : IRENE
152. Smooths : EVENS
153. Pause : REST
154. Earth goddess : CERES
155. Squabble : SPAT
156. Arrangement: Abbr. : SYST
1. ___-Coburg : SAXE
2. Greek letter : IOTA
3. Cheshire cat's residue : GRIN
4. Rani : HINDUPRINCESS
5. Father: Prefix : PATRI
6. Vestment : ALB
7. Reformer Jacob : RIIS
8. Lot : ABRAHAMSNEPHEW
9. Fore's follower : AFT
10. Spill the beans : BLAB
11. " . . . and ___ makes three" : BABY
12. Heraldic borders : ORLES
13. Links location : TEE
14. Farm unit : ACRE
15. Gold or shooting : STAR
16. Toad moves : HOPS
17. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
18. Allen or Brooks : MEL
20. Run in neutral : IDLE
22. Grow together : ACCRETE
24. Near the middle: Abbr. : CEN
26. Tuscany city : SIENA
29. Recorder input : TAPE
33. Walked on : TROD
35. Nuisance and sales : TAXES
37. Hot ___ : TAMALE
38. Guinea corn : DURRA
39. Amah : ORIENTALNURSE
40. "The ___" (Douglas book) : ROBE
42. Salad green : CRESS
44. Army newcomer: Abbr. : RCT
45. Well-tempered instrument : CLAVIER
47. "What ___ you?" : AILS
48. Mars : ROMANGODOFWAR
49. More treacherous : SNAKIER
50. Dandies : FOPS
51. Of greatest extent : WIDEST
53. Kind of computer : ANALOG
54. Brats : SNIPS
57. Prefix for vision : TELE
61. Slippery one : EEL
63. Newt : EFT
65. Silkworm : ERI
70. Sisal and istle : TROPICALFIBERS
73. ___ rule : ASA
77. Adits : MINEENTRANCES
78. ___ of consent : AGE
79. Wound, as thread : SPOOLED
81. Box-score items : ERRORS
82. Ester of an acid : CYANATE
84. Put on : STAGED
86. Tendon : SINEW
87. After F.D.R. : HST
89. Common Latin word : AMO
90. School ___ : MARM
92. June words : IDO
95. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
97. Craze : MANIA
100. Lily : CALLA
101. Indo-European : ARYA
103. Barflies : SOTS
105. Admit : LETIN
107. Evening: It. : SERA
109. Appoints as an agent : DEPUTES
111. Spade or Hiil : SAM
113. Transport : SEND
116. Turbine part : ROTOR
117. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
125. Stone marker : STELE
127. Pueblo Indian : ZUNI
129. Metal tag : AGLET
130. Name on a sample form : DOE
131. Cobh's land : EIRE
132. Ways: Abbr. : RTES
133. Rat ___ : ATAT
135. Cooking direction : STIR
136. "___ homo" : ECCE
138. Ooze : SEEP
140. Crockett : DAVY
141. Suffixes for sugar : OSES
142. Religious period : LENT
143. Dolt : ASS
144. Popular car for commuters : BAR
145. Holiday, for short : VAC
146. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
148. Genetic initials : DNA

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