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COUNTRY AIR

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1970

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 173, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,533
Across Down
1. Rural crossing : STILE
6. Italian poet : TASSO
11. Attach : TIETO
16. "The ___ Fellow" : QUARE
21. Ataturk : KEMAL
22. Water animal : OTTER
23. Register : ENROL
24. Excessive : UNDUE
25. Kind of sandwich : ITALIANHERO
27. Barrier : CHINESEWALL
29. Verne hero : NEMO
30. Trifles: Fr. : RIENS
31. Con ___, in music : FUOCO
32. Mercury : HERMES
33. Ten percenter : AGENT
34. Cloth trimmings : GIMPS
35. Turner : LANA
36. Manolete et al. : MATADORS
40. Moon stage : PHASE
41. Animal feet : FOREPAWS
45. Baffles : ELUDES
46. Hangman's tool : NOOSE
47. Transported in a way : BUSED
48. Bum ___ : RAP
49. Andrea ___ : DORIA
50. Snack-tray items : SWISSCHEESES
53. Sitar music : RAGA
54. Signed : INKED
55. Hep : WISETO
56. Buzzing : WHIR
57. TV personality : GABOR
58. ___ were : ASIT
59. Tanker : OILER
60. Scaloppine : VEAL
61. Preparing for an exam : BONING
62. Mayday's cousin : SOS
63. Antlers of Sherwood Forest deer : ENGLISHHORNS
66. Army command : ATEASE
67. Native places : HOMES
69. Unfashionable : OUT
70. Cud : RUMEN
71. Ethrog : CITRON
73. Words of bafflement : ITSGREEKTOME
79. River, in Thailand : NAM
82. On ship : ABOARD
83. Clears : NETS
84. Revolted : AROSE
85. Insect nests : NIDI
86. Recently : NEWLY
87. Broadway offering : PLAY
88. Arrow poison : CURARE
90. Venetian bridge : SIGHS
91. Uno, dos, ___ : TRES
92. Odd couple : SIAMESETWINS
94. Waters : ETHEL
95. Suffer : AIL
96. Wallops : SWATS
97. Go for, as a pitched ball : HITAT
98. Existentialist : SARTRE
99. Tennis-court limit : BASELINE
101. Paint filler : SILEX
102. Like a courtyard : ENCLOSED
104. ___-da-fé : AUTO
105. One who grieves : PINER
106. Shoe gadgets : TREES
107. Medical : IATRIC
110. Vogue : TREND
111. Hear of : LEARN
112. "South Pacific" star : EZIO
116. Congé : FRENCHLEAVE
118. Food for Pahlavi : PERSIANLAMB
120. Bonne ___ : ANNEE
121. Judge's call : ORDER
122. Dine, in Bonn : ESSEN
123. Spirits : GENII
124. Supervises : TENDS
125. Dull : PROSY
126. Metric measure : STERE
127. Trail : SCENT
1. ___ deep : SKIN
2. Gallic head : TETE
3. Moslem leader : IMAM
4. French composer : LALO
5. Whitney : ELI
6. More classy : TONIER
7. Site of U. of Georgia : ATHENS
8. Stretch, in Scotland : STENT
9. Indian weights : SERS
10. Pirate gold : ORO
11. Shawnee chief : TECUMSEH
12. "Who . . . believed ___" : INHOPE
13. Sevareid and others : ERICS
14. ___ avail : TONO
15. Norse name : OLE
16. Made a chess move : QUEENED
17. Open : UNWRAP
18. Powell : ADAM
19. ___ of thumb : RULE
20. Wrigglers : EELS
26. Odysseus's dog : ARGOS
28. Wall St. items : SHARES
31. Debacle : FIASCO
33. Beat ___ horse : ADEAD
34. "Hamlet" role : GHOST
35. Also-ran : LOSER
36. In ___ res : MEDIAS
37. "Tempest" role : ALONSO
38. Driers : TURKISHTOWELS
39. Go on ___ : ADIET
40. Models : POSERS
41. Muskets : FUSILS
42. Eastern times : ARABIANNIGHTS
43. Conestogas : WAGONS
44. Sprinkle : SPARGE
46. U.S. Japanese : NISEI
47. See 16 Across : BEHAN
50. Gulps : SWIGS
51. Durant : WILL
52. Jug : EWER
53. Hindu title : RANEE
57. "You've ___" (I give up) : GOTME
59. Upright : ONEND
60. Do a civic duty : VOTE
61. Kind of hydrometer : BAUME
63. Atlanta university : EMORY
64. Gulps down : HOGS
65. Charioteer : HUR
68. Some exams : ORALS
70. Picardy output : ROSES
71. Harvard man : CANTAB
72. Michener opus : IBERIA
73. Tardy : INLATE
74. Mets and Yanks : TEAMS
75. Eye swelling : STYE
76. Cerumen : EARWAX
77. Snake : KRAIT
78. Actor Rip : TORN
80. Cling to : ADHERE
81. Deceived : MISLED
85. Explosive, for short : NITRO
87. Hollander's forte : PIANO
88. Lined, as a roof : CEILED
89. Complete : UTTER
90. Pinnipeds : SEALS
92. Hairpiece : SWITCH
93. Dense tree growth : SHINNERY
96. Channels : SLUICES
98. Opera part : SCENA
100. Won : EARNED
101. Colanders : SIEVES
102. Pencil part : ERASER
103. Herb genus : NERINE
105. Home of many Goyas : PRADO
106. Succinct : TERSE
107. "___ first you don't . . . " : IFAT
108. English composer : ARNE
109. State: Abbr. : TENN
110. Region: Abbr. : TERR
111. For fear that : LEST
112. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
113. Novelist Grey : ZANE
114. "___ love with you" : IMIN
115. News item : OBIT
117. Cut off : LOP
118. Footlike part : PES
119. Explosives: Abbr. : NGS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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