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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

SIENA TOURIST STOPS?

New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1988

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,152
Across Down
1. Baker's aide : ICER
5. Flak sound : ACK
8. Laughing matter : JEST
12. Sell hot tickets : SCALP
17. Meadow mouse : VOLE
18. "If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
20. Colorful fish : OPAH
21. Small drum : TABOR
22. One of the Waughs : ALEC
23. Novelist de la Roche : MAZO
24. Apiary sight : HIVE
25. Rainier realm : MONACO
26. Happy cloud : NINE
27. Signora on a camel? : FLORENCEOFARABIA
30. Problems in the boot? : CAPRICORNS
32. Count the pennies : SCRIMP
33. Corrida contender : TORO
34. Mrs. Henry Wallace : ILO
35. Same old routine : RUT
36. Gael's land : EIRE
40. Turn into : BECOME
43. Sharp taste : TANG
45. Oriental nanny : AMAH
47. Stephen Foster's "Old Uncle" : NED
48. Antarctic cape : ADARE
49. Ever so simple? : ASSISIASPIE
52. Short smoke : CIG
53. Matelot's milieu : MER
54. Splinter group : SECT
56. Rita's Khan : ALY
57. Sizable : LARGE
59. Licorice-tasting cordials : ANISETTES
62. "Sail ___ Ship of State!" : ONO
63. Discredited, as an idol : FALLEN
65. Working woman's choice? : CARRARAMOTHERHOOD
68. Bisector's result : HALVES
69. Mouth piece : LIP
70. Fragrant plants : AROMATICS
73. Actress LuPone : PATTI
74. Rosary bead : AVE
75. News clipping : ITEM
76. Fam. member : BRO
77. Ostrich look-alike : EMU
78. Italian obi? : CREMONASASH
84. Grant license to : ALLOW
86. Paver's pitch : TAR
87. Grigs : EELS
88. Anna who played Nana : STEN
89. Edits TV goofs : BLEEPS
90. "Snake eyes" at Reno : ONES
92. High, in music : ALT
93. ___ for tat : TIT
94. Parlor piece : SOFA
95. Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOSEED
98. How to keep the dottore away? : ANAPOLIDAY
102. Second line of a nursery rhyme? : PISAPORRIDGECOLD
106. Familiar campus figure : PROF
108. Part of a Darwinian title : ORIGIN
109. Zwei chaser : DREI
110. Breton brainstorm : IDEE
111. Run in neutral : IDLE
112. Shade of green : LODEN
113. Algae extract : AGAR
114. Parking lights : DIMS
115. Give the elbow : POKE
116. Slyly disparaging : SNIDE
117. European blackbird : MERL
118. Grasshopper's critic : ANT
119. Whilom : ERST
1. First czar of Russia : IVAN
2. Mulligrubs : COLIC
3. "Uncle Vanya" role : ELENA
4. Any sense organ : RECEPTOR
5. Part of a target-practice command : AIMFIRE
6. Copper: Comb. form : CHALCO
7. Ocarina's kin : KAZOO
8. Andrew and Lyndon : JOHNSONS
9. Grand-scale : EPIC
10. Goalie's successes : SAVES
11. Union of the personal soul with God : THEOCRASY
12. It's more than a shower : STORM
13. Hors d'oeuvre item : CANAPE
14. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
15. Math points : LOCI
16. Malayan outrigger : PROA
19. A Dickens family : DORRITS
25. Rum cocktail : MAITAI
28. Chou ___ : ENLAI
29. Dowdy one : FRUMP
31. Hotel amenity? : ROMESERVICE
37. Not to be believed : INCREDIBLE
38. King's tenure : REIGN
39. Selvage : EDGE
40. The Crimson Tide, for short : BAMA
41. Earl of Avon : EDEN
42. Lampooned likeness : CARICATURE
44. Brobdingnagian : GIANT
46. Greeting from Michael Caine? : HELLOAMALFI
49. Impersonate : ACTAS
50. Ending for hip or tip : STER
51. Hilo howdy : ALOHA
55. Raison d'___ : ETRE
58. Very much : ALOT
60. Table staple : SALT
61. Cannon salute : SALVO
62. Comics cave man : OOP
63. Spume : FROTH
64. Alas! : AHME
66. Outward images : MIENS
67. Goddess of discord : ERIS
68. Biblical villain : HAMAN
71. Cut a photo : CROP
72. Shoats' moms : SOWS
73. Falstaff's henchman : PETO
74. City on the IJ : AMSTERDAM
79. Think it through : REASON
80. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
81. Cry of encouragement to Mary Lou : ATTAGIRL
82. Fisherman's net : SEINE
83. Digestive aid : ANTACID
85. Kind of cinch : LEADPIPE
89. Least timorous : BOLDEST
91. Contrived : STAGED
94. Like a high mass : SOLEMN
96. Voice a view : OPINE
97. Requiem : DIRGE
99. Daises : PODIA
100. Fervor : ARDOR
101. Egg innards : YOLKS
102. Ward heelers : POLS
103. Do a Tuesday chore : IRON
104. Sir, in Africa : SIDI
105. Treasured : DEAR
107. Iambic measures : FEET

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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