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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

PROPER NOMENCLATURE

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1980

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,114
Across Down
1. Due follower : TRE
4. Welfare : WEAL
8. Alias : AKA
11. Assuage : SOOTHE
17. Beautiful, in Bonn : SCHON
19. Lars Porsena was one : ETRUSCAN
21. For example : SUCHAS
22. Fields comedy classic : THEBANKRICHARD
24. Dutch genre display : STEENS
25. Arch in a vault : RIB
26. Sought coal : MINED
27. Summer coolers : ADES
28. Looie's aide : SARGE
29. Sid's co-star : IMOGENE
31. Where Perry triumphed : ERIE
32. Dandy's partner : FINE
33. Piece of wisdom : PEARL
34. A place for fins : WILLIAMFOLD
39. Lugubrious : SAD
42. Gaelic : ERSE
43. Petty quarrel : TIFF
44. "Hard ___!" : ALEE
45. City in Mo. : AVA
46. Woodland deity : SATYR
48. King beater : ACE
49. Begat : SIRED
51. Read a meter : SCAN
52. Esthetic movement : ARTHURDECO
56. Mulligrubs : COLIC
57. Wood sorrel : OCA
60. Buffalo, for one : CITY
61. Leeds's river : AIRE
62. Conditional release : PAROLE
63. Efface : NULLIFY
65. Moffo and Pavlova : ANNAS
66. Certain steeplejack : RIVETER
67. Optimally : ATBEST
68. Title Mac held : SCAP
69. Special : SALE
70. Pres. and prem. : HDS
71. Doctor : TREAT
72. Urban noisemaker : JOHNHAMMER
74. Merit : EARN
75. Type of cigar : CLARO
77. Hang loosely : LOP
78. First P.M. of India : NEHRU
83. Envelope abbr. : ATT
84. Type of deck : POOP
85. Powerful bloc : OPEC
87. Grandmother of Timothy : LOIS
88. N.B.A. whistler : REF
89. Garb of young Sinatra's fans : ROBERTSOCKS
93. Nard : SALVE
94. Miasma : REEK
96. Easy: Scot. : EITH
97. Scoop, e.g. : UTENSIL
99. Actor from Dublin : BRENT
101. Chevet : APSE
102. Delays, to D.A.'s : MORAE
104. Start of a hole : TEE
105. Oxidized : RUSTED
107. Ball-park fan : FRANCISFURTERS
110. Acclivity : ASCENT
111. Circular diamond : RONDELLE
112. Silkworms : ERIAS
113. Combinations for Serkin : CHORDS
114. Suffix with malt : OSE
115. Crucifix : ROOD
116. Shivaree : DIN
1. "___ of heraldry . . . ": Gray : THEBOAST
2. Rifle : ROB
3. Champlevé : ENAMEL
4. " . . . ___ the worst too young!": Kipling : WEKNEW
5. To be: Fr. : ETRE
6. Desiccated : ARID
7. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
8. University in Nova Scotia : ACADIA
9. Hoopster Abdul-Jabbar : KAREEM
10. Connectives : ANDS
11. Draft org. : SSS
12. External : OUTSIDE
13. Immense quantity : OCEAN
14. Bathrobe material : THERESACLOTH
15. Knack : HANG
16. Actual being : ESSE
17. Stars' companions : STRIPES
18. Foolish fancy : CHIMERA
20. Omar from Alexandria : SHARIF
23. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
30. Colour : GREY
31. Ouphe : ELF
32. Skedaddled : FLED
35. Restive : ITCHY
36. Place : LIEU
37. Banking game : FARO
38. Violinist ___ Bull : OLE
40. Benefited : AVAILED
41. Graham's group : DANCERS
47. Bigot : RACIST
48. A.B.A. member : ATTY
49. Celestial being : SERAPH
50. Sherbets : ICES
51. Miffed : SORE
53. Fissure : RIFT
54. This is often grande : RANCHO
55. City in NW France : DINAN
56. Carlsbad attraction : CAVERN
57. Carousing : ONATEAR
58. Cheap : CUTRATE
59. One way to dine : ALBERTFRESCO
62. Nap : PILE
64. Spare : LEAN
65. Hebrew instrument : ASOR
66. Inclined plane : RAMP
69. Loose garment : SMOCK
72. Mock : JAPE
73. Waugh or Templeton : ALEC
75. Cordon bleu : COOK
76. Part of Borg's game : LOB
79. Verve : ELAN
80. Breed of dairy cattle : HOLSTEIN
81. Where the jet set may get wet : RIVIERA
82. Democrats' adjective for Grant : USELESS
84. Play a role : PRETEND
85. Belgian port : OSTEND
86. Cry of contempt : POH
90. Copies, for short : REPROS
91. Mild medicinal beverage : TISANE
92. Rode the waves : SURFED
93. Become enraged : SEERED
95. Board : ENTER
98. Greek letter : TAU
99. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
100. Cattail : RUSH
101. Hairdo : AFRO
102. Grain sorghum : MILO
103. European capital : OSLO
106. Skid-row affliction : DTS
108. Waxlike: Comb. form : CER
109. Part of TNT : TRI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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