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GEOGRAPHIC

New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,197
Across Down
1. Protected. : SECURED
8. Postpones. : DEFERS
14. Sharpest. : TARTEST
21. Natural adjunct: Var. : APANAGE
22. Eating place. : AUTOMAT
23. Recipient of property. : ALIENEE
24. Matches. : MATINGS
25. New Mexican tourist attraction. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
27. Golf stroke. : PUTT
28. Of old age. : SENILE
30. Vigorously: Poet. : AMAIN
31. Castle defense. : MOAT
32. Eastern name. : ALI
33. Curtain holders. : RODS
34. Motor sound. : PUTPUT
36. Rocky Mountain tribesman. : UTE
37. Poetic contraction. : NEER
39. Marie and Thérèse: Abbr. : STES
40. Affect with pain. : AIL
41. Check suddenly. : SNUB
43. One who: Suffix. : STER
44. Stanzas. : STROPHES
46. Chemise. : DRESS
48. Describing the steppes. : TREELESS
50. Tennyson poem. : MAUD
51. The "Music Man." : PRESTON
53. Epithet. : NAME
54. Most dishonorable. : BASEST
57. And ___ (et cetera). : SOON
58. Vigor. : ELAN
60. Rewards for achievement. : MEDALS
64. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
65. Entrance courts: Arch. : ATRIA
66. Hair spray ingredient. : RESIN
68. Beauteous bird. : EGRET
69. Octavia's spouse. : NERO
70. Groups of trucks, buses, etc. : FLEETS
71. Historic waterway. : STLAWRENCE
73. Son of Ikkesh. : IRA
74. Ineffectual. : VAIN
75. Bestows: Scot. : GIES
76. Give ___ try. : ITA
77. Indiana river. : TIPPECANOE
81. Put in a bundle. : SHEAVE
84. Layer on liquid. : SCUM
85. Vast quantity. : OCEAN
86. Ancestors. : SIRES
88. Bird's abode. : AERIE
89. Enjoy together. : SHARE
90. Is impertinent to: Slang. : SASSES
92. Room: Span. : SALA
93. Site of Kit Carson's house. : TAOS
94. Ship's officer. : PURSER
95. Letters. : CEES
97. Roundabout ways. : DETOURS
99. Dear: Ital. : CARO
100. Checked. : RETARDED
104. Puts up. : REARS
105. Where the Mosquito Coast is. : HONDURAS
109. Violinist Gilels. : EMIL
110. Thun's river. : AARE
112. Sea bird. : ERN
113. Group of children. : GANG
114. Runner Sime : DAVE
115. Apply. : PUT
116. Mason and ___ Line. : DIXONS
118. Secular. : LAIC
119. Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
120. Kirghiz range. : ALAI
122. Eastern state capital. : DOVER
123. Epithet for Dempsey. : MAULER
125. Humboldt ___. : SINK
126. Section of Canada. : VANCOUVERISLAND
130. Tear. : RAMPAGE
132. St. ___, capital of Loire. : ETIENNE
133. Gems. : TOPAZES
134. Generous fellow. : TREATER
135. Things settled and unchangeable. : DECREES
136. Trapping gear. : SNARES
137. Canines. : SETTERS
1. Oriental watercraft. : SAMPANS
2. Mark of rank. : EPAULET
3. More spiteful. : CATTIER
4. Military group. : UNIT
5. Extended. : RAN
6. Kitchen staple. : EGGS
7. Forsook. : DESERTED
8. Chess problems with two solutions. : DUALS
9. Raison d'___. : ETRE
10. Big Book: Abbr. : FOL
11. River in NW Germany. : EMS
12. Atlantic port of Africa. : RABAT
13. Dies. : STAMPS
14. Close-mouthed. : TACITURN
15. Sen. Bible. : ALAN
16. Abbreviation for 71 Across. : RIV
17. Abound. : TEEM
18. Travel term. : ENROUTE
19. Relatives of diets. : SENATES
20. Canopies. : TESTERS
22. Amino ___. : ACIDS
26. Frighten. : DAUNT
29. Expressions of opinion. : NOES
34. Baked dishes. : PIES
35. Where Tyrone is. : ULSTER
38. Hollywood Cesar. : ROMERO
39. Bar. : SHUT
40. Sport locales. : ARENAS
42. Part of a plow. : BEAM
43. Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
45. Lunge, in fencing. : PASS
46. Legal right. : DROIT
47. Does shoe factory work. : SOLES
49. Oriental titles. : EMEERS
51. Meditate (on). : PORE
52. Celebrated cartoonist. : NAST
54. Skipjacks. : BONITOS
55. World power. : AMERICA
56. Guanajuato garb. : SERAPES
57. Dixie Senator. : STENNIS
59. Slate-blue antelopes. : NILGAIS
61. Plants with yellow flowers. : ARNICAS
62. College teaching technique. : LECTURE
63. Side-wheeler. : STEAMER
65. Otherwise named. : ALIAS
67. Artless. : NAIVE
70. Copy: Abbr. : FAC
72. Diminutive. : WEE
74. Furniture factory material. : VENEER
78. French philosopher. : PASCAL
79. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
80. Fisherman. : EELER
81. Harvest god. : SATURN
82. Takes notice of. : HEARS
83. Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
84. Conceal. : SHROUD
87. Fabric. : SATEEN
89. Irrational number. : SURD
91. Silk: Span. : SEDA
94. Nostalgic feeling. : PANG
96. Black guillemots : SEADOVES
98. Galley items. : OARS
99. Type of entertainment. : CONCERTS
100. Surfaced again. : REPAVED
101. Try to excel. : EMULATE
102. Brobdingnagian. : TITANIC
103. Energy. : DRIVE
105. Cheer. : HAIL
106. Send forth. : RADIATE
107. Nemesis. : AVENGER
108. Explorers. : SEEKERS
111. Puts into action. : EXERTS
113. Trinkets. : GAUDS
117. Equatorial star group. : ORION
118. Narrow streets. : LANES
121. Refrigerator. : ICER
122. Low hill. : DUNE
123. State of confusion. : MAZE
124. Excellent. : RARE
125. Minor disagreement. : SPAT
127. United. : ONE
128. Belgian city. : SPA
129. Malay gibbon. : LAR
131. Opposed. : MET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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