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DREAM WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 19, 1972

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,499
Across Down
1. Sets off : SPARKS
7. Moslem coat : JIBBA
12. ___ of Gilead : BALM
16. "Per ardua ad ___" : ASTRA
21. Fox or hyena : CANINE
22. "___ over one's head" : AROOF
23. Hasan or ben Adhem : ABOU
24. Moluccan island : CERAM
25. Finger sore : AGNAIL
26. Rushmore, for one : MOUNT
27. Ointment : NARD
28. Italian statesman : CROCE
29. Essence : BEING
30. Ranjit ___ : SINGH
31. ___ homo : ECCE
32. Visit : DROPIN
33. Tipsy : THREESHEETSINTHEWIND
37. Olé's relative : RAH
40. Haul : TOW
41. Durrell novel : TUNC
42. Kind of dog : HOT
43. These: Fr. : CES
44. Type of arch : OGEE
46. Do a head linesman's job : MEASURE
49. Drift shoreward : FLOATIN
53. Supports : BOLSTERSUP
55. Gathering of yore : QUILTINGBEE
59. Without a sou : BROKE
60. Sample : SIP
61. Met, as alumni : REUNED
63. Attires : GARBS
64. ___ hurry (grab a bite) : EATINA
66. Undertake : ASSUME
68. Appear : SEEM
71. Poppaea's husband : NERO
72. Singer Johnny : DESMOND
74. Durocher : LIP
75. Type of molding : FASCIA
77. Gem cup : DOP
78. Carol Burnett hit : ONCEUPONAMATTRESS
83. Money of India : LAC
86. Wordsworth's forte : SONNET
87. Pacific fish : TAI
88. Lacking principle : UNMORAL
92. Hera's son : ARES
94. Kind of egg : NEST
95. Mints' relatives : THYMES
98. French side dish : SALADE
99. Homes up north: var. : IGLUS
101. Gully of Southwest : ARROYO
103. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
105. Arrested : RANIN
106. Aspirin, for some : COLDCOMFORT
109. Washline item : WETBLANKET
111. Johnson and Adams : SAMUELS
112. Asian body of water : ARALSEA
114. Dissolute woman : SLUT
115. Sulfur: Prefix : THI
118. ___ Little Indians : TEN
119. Declare : AVER
120. Roman 56 : LVI
122. Inner: Prefix : ESO
123. "Poverty ___" : HASSTRANGEBEDFELLOWS
131. Brings forth : EVOKES
132. Scottish alders : ARNS
133. France's saint : DENIS
134. Mission building : ALAMO
138. Small drum: Var. : TABER
139. Gabor and Braun : EVAS
140. Veal and ham : MEATS
141. Made certain sounds : SNORED
142. Shallow : INANE
143. Café adjunct : MENU
144. Map piece : INSET
145. Fixed peaches : STONED
146. Attended to : CARED
147. This: Sp. : ESTE
148. N. L. player : ASTRO
149. Diminishes : TAPERS
1. Child's knee décor : SCAB
2. Wedding aide : PAGE
3. Years: Lat. : ANNI
4. Cheerful : RIANT
5. Lancelot, e.g. : KNIGHT
6. Salt, in Paris : SEL
7. Boy's nickname : JAMIE
8. Golf clubs : IRONS
9. Cornered the market : BOUGHTUP
10. "Horse Fair" name : BONHEUR
11. Fore's companion : AFT
12. Judges' seats : BANCS
13. Calculators : ABACI
14. Mrs. Ponti : LOREN
15. Slinger's material : MUD
16. Growing together : ACCRETING
17. Antelope of Asia : SEROW
18. Cancer or Capricorn : TROPIC
19. Wisconsin city : RACINE
20. Improves : AMENDS
30. Parts of the city underground : SEWERS
31. Common abbr. : ETC
32. Hindu cloth : DHOTI
34. Eur. capital : ROME
35. Compass pt. : ENE
36. "Is ___ so?" : THAT
37. Cheated : ROBBED
38. Marketplaces : AGORAE
39. Serfs : HELOTS
45. Nose rubber : ESKIMO
47. Land mass : ASIA
48. Eats : SUPS
49. ___ City (N. Y.) : FUN
50. ___ anchor (is moored) : LIESAT
51. Most passé : OLDEST
52. Siamese measure : NGAN
54. Timber projections : TENONS
55. Neighbor of Ont. : QUE
56. Sired : BRED
57. Saragossa's river : EBRO
58. Fable man: Var. : ESOP
61. Rack's companion : RUIN
62. Identification with another : EMPATHY
65. Elbow : ANCON
67. Kind of machine : SLOT
69. Light color : ECRU
70. Airs : MIENS
73. British beach hill : DENE
75. Hunger: Fr. : FAIM
76. Eritrea's capital : ASMARA
79. Treacherous : UNSAFE
80. Lorry fuel : PETROL
81. U.S. surgeon : MAYO
82. Large geese : SOLANS
83. Secular : LAIC
84. Jason's ship : ARGO
85. Dry or padded item : CELL
89. Fester : RANKLE
90. Farewells : ADIEUS
91. Imparted : LENTTO
93. Beer : SUDS
95. Add up : TOT
96. Noble: Ger. : EDEL
97. Puts in type : SETS
100. Dispersed : SCATTERED
102. Certain carriers: Abbr. : RRS
104. Foe of Henry VIII et al. : ABELLS
107. Parts of ephahs : OMERS
108. Island off Celebes : MUNA
109. Indian victory event : WARFEAST
110. Wash: Lat. : LAVO
112. Farewell! : AVE
113. Shows anger : REDDENS
115. Dogmatic : THETIC
116. Cigar : HAVANA
117. Weather-map line : ISOBAR
119. College degrees : ABS
121. "___ girl just like . . . " : IWANTA
124. Greek theater area : SKENE
125. Hubs : NAVES
126. Concede : GRANT
127. Result : ENSUE
128. Share in : ENTER
129. Ready, in Spain : LISTO
130. Vessel : SLOOP
135. English composer : ARNE
136. Mare: Scot. : MEER
137. Ends' companions : ODDS
139. Scottish uncle : EME
140. Farrow : MIA
141. Fast plane : SST

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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