PROPER NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1975

Author: Bert Kruse
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Family man : PAPA
5. Ties securely : STRAPS
11. Greek promenades : STOAS
16. Strange : WEIRD
17. Relative of "Here's how" : PROSIT
18. Western cactus : CHOLLA
20. Popular musical : HELLODOROTHEA
22. Results of applying certain sticks : REDLIPS
24. Insects : ANTS
25. Ten-point type : ELITE
26. Row : TIER
28. Resembling: Suffix : ITIC
29. Food fish : IDE
30. Uses a press : PRINTS
31. Put through a sieve : PUREE
32. Stadium in N.Y. : SHEA
33. Girl of Groucho's song : LYDIA
35. Ancient Brazilian : OTI
36. Destined : FATED
37. Throw out : EJECT
38. Writings: Abbr. : MSS
40. Went very slowly : SNAILED
42. Looks : STARES
43. Roof worker : SLATER
46. Chromosome parts : GENES
47. Specialized group : BLOC
48. Light color : PEAGREEN
50. Legal matter : RES
51. Stoop : LEANOVER
55. Nettle : ANNOY
56. Old Roman province : DACIA
58. Soil : LOAM
59. Kind of china : BONE
60. Laver : ROD
61. Edible greens : POTHERBERTS
63. Get the base-runner : TAG
64. Louder, in music: Abbr. : CRES
66. Old instrument : LUTE
67. Complete : TOTAL
68. Grudge : SPITE
70. Produced an heir : HADABABY
72. Greek letter : CHI
73. Home of Noah Webster : NEWHAVEN
75. Small one : RUNT
76. Awaken : ROUSE
78. Gitchee Gumee features : SHORES
79. Idiotic : INSANE
82. Flood : TORRENT
84. Sioux : OTO
85. Trellis units : LATHS
86. "___ Along the Mohawk" : DRUMS
87. Twitch : TIC
89. Calm : ALLAY
93. Star in Pegasus : ENIF
94. Embodiments : SOULS
95. Rodeo gear : LARIAT
97. High note : ELA
98. Black: Prefix : ATRO
99. Bright ___ : IDEA
100. Mortgages : LIENS
101. Hymn word : AMEN
102. Secreted: Sp. : CERRADO
104. Russian entertainer : DONALDCOSSACK
108. Decide : SETTLE
109. Tooth part : ENAMEL
110. Lights : NEONS
111. Korean family : RHEES
112. Unswerving : STEADY
113. Antony-requested loan : EARS
1. Beat down, as hail : PELTED
2. Bothers : AILS
3. Nicklaus, e.g. : PRO
4. Snake : ADDER
5. Track events : SPRINTS
6. Type of horse race : TROTTING
7. Surf sounds : ROTES
8. Lighted-cigar tip : ASH
9. Occasional finger location : PIE
10. Enactments : STATUTES
11. Diatribe : SCREED
12. "Over ___" : THERE
13. Shipboard title: Abbr. : OOD
14. Relative of hunky-dory : ALLISJACOB
15. Move like a serpent : SLITHER
16. Barrie girl : WENDY
19. Get ___ of the action : APIECE
20. Greet : HAIL
21. Hodgepodge : OLIO
23. Hurries off : SCATS
27. Upset : IRED
30. Eclairs, etc. : PASTRY
31. Blanches : PALES
34. Insect stage : IMAGO
36. Painting, music, etc. : FINEARTHURS
37. Playing-fields school : ETON
39. Bishop's domain : SEE
41. Eagle's pad : AERIE
42. Bridge bids : SLAMS
43. Spanish woman : SENORA
44. Arrived at Kennedy : LANDED
45. Fortification : REDOUBT
47. Ringo Starr et al. : BEATLES
48. Dry up : PARCH
49. Spruce : NATTY
51. Navigation system : LORAN
52. Expressing a pledge : VOTIVE
53. Mother's relatives : ENATES
54. Rain in Bonn : REGEN
57. Fidel's friend : CHE
58. Tennis call : LET
61. Tool-rack item : PLANE
62. Western capital : BOISE
65. Venture out : SARAHFORTH
68. Fired on : SHOTAT
69. Oral : PAROL
71. Rolls : BUNS
72. Plant bulbs : CORMS
74. Man on first : WHO
76. Vocal arpeggios : ROULADES
77. Involved : ENTAILED
79. Of the intestine : ILEAC
80. Loire city : NANTES
81. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
82. Factual : TRUE
83. In a weary manner : TIREDLY
86. Square ones : DODOES
88. Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
90. French racing center : LEMANS
91. Smart ones : ALECS
92. Doughboy : YANK
94. Edge along : SIDLE
95. Fleecy animal : LLAMA
96. Together : ASONE
101. Old zither : ASOR
103. Corroded : ATE
105. Can. province : ONT
106. Edinburgh negative : NAE
107. Alfred Noyes subject : SEA

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