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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

SHOWING THE WAY

New York Times, Sunday, October 19, 1969

Author: Nancy Schuster
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,372
Across Down
1. Add more stickum : REPASTE
8. Recital pieces : LIEDER
14. Ivan's villa : DACHA
19. In : ELECTED
20. More annoyed : ANGRIER
22. Chills : AGUES
23. Prisoners of a kind : CAPTIVEAUDIENCE
25. ___ Bulba : TARAS
26. Prayer form : LITANY
27. Tie up : TRUSS
28. Brontë heroine : EYRE
30. Number prefix : TRI
31. Collection of sayings : ANA
32. Beaux ___ : GESTES
34. ___ sack : SAD
36. Substitute : ERSATZ
38. Canasta play : MELD
40. Fine fur : SEAL
41. Entree : ACCESS
43. Manner : WISE
44. Sandy ridge : ESKER
46. Latticework : TRELLIS
48. Of a grain : OATEN
50. Wire measures : MILS
52. Paris name : DIOR
53. Losing money : INTHERED
56. Sink fixtures : SPIGOTS
59. Nervous walking : PACING
61. Signore's land : ITALY
62. Try to outdo : VIE
63. Pale : ASHEN
65. Part of the forest scene : FLORA
66. Branch of peace : OLIVE
67. "___ corny as . . . " : IMAS
69. Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
71. African antelope : ELAND
73. River to North Sea : YSER
74. Baseball hit : LINER
76. Long-beaked Atlantic fish : SAURY
78. Passion : ARDOR
80. Sounds of hesitation : ERS
81. Color : MAUVE
82. Bears, mice and pigs : THREES
84. Elicitors : EDUCERS
86. Skyline sights : ANTENNAS
88. Drooping : ALOP
90. Pseudo-esthetic : ARTY
91. Composer : GRIEG
92. Popular dosage : ASPIRIN
94. Radical in famed 1921 trial : SACCO
98. Wings : ALAE
100. Pants : HEAVES
102. Whale : ORCA
104. Splash over : SLOP
105. Briefcase item : FOLDER
107. Weaken : SAP
108. Some poultry : FRIERS
110. Cockney's distress cry : ELP
111. Tending to: Suffix : FUL
112. Lancaster : BURT
114. Waters: Sp. : AGUAS
116. Ethiopian town : MAGALO
118. "___ the West Wind" : ODETO
120. Covert : BEHINDTHESCENES
123. TV fare : RERUN
124. Early epoch : IRONAGE
125. Retinue : CORTEGE
126. Wood nymph : DRYAD
127. Caught : NETTED
128. Frightened, hillbilly style : AFEARED
1. Publicity : RECLAME
2. Launcelot's loves : ELAINES
3. Part of a coach's jab : PEPTALK
4. Official deeds : ACTA
5. Goad : STING
6. Zero and successors in "Fiddler" : TEVYES
7. Dutch commune : EDE
8. Crowned a certain way : LAURELED
9. 1900-mile Asian river : INDUS
10. Protection : EGIS
11. Polka dot on a garment, in a way : DRESSCIRCLE
12. Article in Bonn : EIN
13. Move back : RECEDE
14. Office stamp : DATER
15. Moslem title : AGA
16. Animal act, usually : CURTAINRAISER
17. Beating items : HEARTS
18. Official edict : ASSIZE
21. Alfonso, for one : REY
24. Perfume : ATTAR
29. Met again : RESAT
33. Prepares : SETSTHESTAGE
35. Scientific group: Abbr. : ACS
37. Agreeably : SWEETLY
39. John's predecessor : DEMI
41. "Half ___" : ALOAF
42. Involved explanation : SONGANDDANCE
45. Baltic gulf : RIGA
47. Backtalk: Slang : LIP
49. Chemical prefix : THIO
51. At sea : LOST
53. ___ form : INRARE
54. Young eels : ELVERS
55. Textile workers : DYERS
56. Apish : SIMIAN
57. "Louder-and-funnier" area : PEANUTGALLERY
58. Biblical pauses : SELAHS
60. Kansas college : IOLA
62. Early movie name : VILMA
64. Prefix for a body network : NEUR
68. Cut off : SEVERED
70. Stage cover : GREASEPAINT
72. Gloomy : DOUR
75. Italian painter : RENI
77. Barks : YELPS
79. Enlistees: Abbr. : RCTS
83. ___ disant : SOI
85. Nestling : EYAS
87. Men's jacket : NEHRU
89. Charged a certain way : PRORATED
92. Gardner : AVA
93. Kind of potato : IRISH
95. Detergent : CLEANER
96. University unit : COLLEGE
97. Resisting : OPPOSED
98. Furnish : AFFORD
99. More clashing : LOUDER
101. Nautical direction : ASTERN
103. "___ Krupp" : ARMSOF
106. Popular investment : EBOND
108. Soft candy : FUDGE
109. ___-Coeur : SACRE
113. Baseball data: Abbr. : RBI
115. Pesty bug : GNAT
117. ___ horse! : GETA
119. Philippine tree: Var. : TUA
121. Garden tool : HOE
122. Old Gov't. agency : ECA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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