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OUT YONDER

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1969

Author: Mary M. Murdoch
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Mary M. Murdoch has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,379
Across Down
1. Shuns : AVOIDS
7. Showers : RAINS
12. " . . . falling ___ log" : OFFA
16. Solidifies : FIRMS
21. Mint plant : CATNIP
22. Being led : INTOW
23. Fasten : NAIL
24. ___ in the dark : ASHOT
25. Song for Pierre : MARSEILLAISE
27. Headgear : SUNBONNETS
29. Highest note : ELA
30. Mine passages : STULMS
31. Correct : EMEND
33. Wartime raider : UBOAT
34. Loose : FREE
35. Printer's marks : STETS
36. Textile degrees : BTES
37. Veterans' org. : DAV
40. Diagonal : BIAS
41. Works : TOILS
42. Subject of a pop-song ode : BILLYJOE
46. A chicken ___ pot : INEVERY
48. Pouch : BURSE
49. "___ Now" : SEEIT
50. ___ tree : UPA
51. Akin : AGNATE
52. Pottery : EARTHENWARE
54. Barbecue rod : SPIT
55. Hindu temples : DEULS
56. Bancroft and others : ANNES
57. Top-notch : AONE
58. Pule : WHINE
59. Otherwise : ELSE
60. Babble : PRATE
61. Goes by plane, old style : AEROS
63. Go pale : WHITEN
64. More: Sp. : MAS
65. Large sponge : NEPTUNESCUP
67. Common contraction : THERES
68. Plants of regions : FLORAE
70. Gob : TAR
71. Water tank : BOILER
72. Related : ALLIED
73. Electrical device : MERCURYLAMP
77. Physics and others: Abbr. : SCS
80. City officials : MAYORS
81. Old-World sandpiper : TEREK
82. Leaders : HEADS
83. Black : EBON
84. Wells's Mr. Kipps et al. : ARTYS
85. Part of a Kipling trio : ARAG
86. Coin : PENNY
87. View : SCENE
88. Direction: Fr. : NORD
89. Rich and strong : PLUTOCRATIC
92. Hartebeest : LECAMA
93. Scot's snow : SNA
94. Cleaving tools : FROES
95. News sections, for short : ROTOS
96. Joined in a way : MITERED
97. Trellis : ESPALIER
99. More plucky : GAMER
100. Elan : DASH
101. First etc. in football: Abbr. : DNS
102. Throw : TOSS
103. Church part : ALTAR
104. Church season : LENT
105. Popular refrain of tots : METOO
107. Show off : PREEN
108. Careened : LISTED
110. Tangled mass : MAT
113. Period of revelry : SATURNALIA
115. Collins mystery : THEMOONSTONE
118. Lop off : PRUNE
119. 20 quires : REAM
120. "___ give you . . . " : ICANT
121. Two-seated wagons : TCARTS
122. Like a fork : TINED
123. State: Abbr. : MASS
124. Nova Scotia cape : CANSO
125. U. S. Indians : OSAGES
1. Summit : ACME
2. African river : VAAL
3. Other: Sp. : OTRA
4. Partner of ft. : INS
5. ___ Irae : DIES
6. Hot-tempered one : SPITFIRE
7. Moon valleys : RILLES
8. What's in ___? : ANAME
9. Obsession: Suffix : ITIS
10. One, two, etc.: Abbr. : NOS
11. Like sugar : SWEETISH
12. Attacks : ONSETS
13. Mythical deities : FAUNS
14. Discovery : FIND
15. Priest's robe : ALB
16. Auto-drive part : FANBELT
17. Snoops : ISNOSY
18. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
19. Peace Nobelist in 1946 : MOTT
20. State and Main: Abbr. : STS
26. Southern caverns : LURAY
28. Be away, as a suburb : OUTLIE
32. Turmoil : MELEE
35. Classifies : SORTS
36. French drink : BIERE
37. Crown : DIADEM
38. Writer Thirkell : ANGELA
39. Odd plant : VENUSSFLYTRAP
40. $2-window fodder : BETS
41. Serving piece : TUREEN
42. Vegetables : BEANS
43. Houseleek : JUPITERSBEARD
44. Deems : OPINES
45. Corroded : EATEN
47. Farewell: Lat. : VALE
48. African people : BANTU
49. Word after one fell : SWOOP
52. Growing out : ENATE
53. Japanese island : NARU
54. Devon, for one : SHIRE
56. Hungarian hero : ARPAD
58. Pup : WHELP
60. French dads : PERES
61. ___ of potatoes : ASACK
62. Color : ECRU
63. Caprices : WHIMS
65. Roulette colors : NOIRS
66. Exist: Fr. : ETRE
67. Sycophant : TOADY
69. Harold of silents : LLOYD
71. Mont ___ : BLANC
72. Lawrence's "___ Rod" : AARONS
73. Market sign : MEATS
74. Therefore : ERGO
75. Orator : RHETOR
76. S. A. tanagers : YENIS
78. Swindlers : CONMEN
79. Sam and others : SNEADS
80. Parsonage : MANSE
81. Planing tool : TRUER
83. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
85. Lily plants : ALOES
86. Parent in London : PATER
87. Abel's brother : SETH
89. San Quentin : PRISON
90. Jalopy : CRATE
91. Fanciful : ROMANTIC
92. Give ear : LISTENTO
94. Nonplused: Colloq. : FLOORED
96. ___-man : MANTO
98. Adjust : ATTUNE
99. Flashes : GLEAMS
100. Early U. S. explorer : DESOTO
103. Opera parts : ARIAS
104. Delineates : LIMNS
105. French mate : MARI
106. Vingt-___ : ETUN
107. Entreaty : PLEA
108. Scant : LEAN
109. Certain medals : DSCS
110. Polish measure : MORG
111. Pay up : ANTE
112. Hardy girl : TESS
113. N. Y., for one : SPT
114. Chair part : ARM
116. Initials of fairy-tale author : HCA
117. Chinese pagoda : TAA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 20 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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