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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

MUSICALLY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 1970

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,561
Across Down
1. Fares : COMES
6. Provides : FEEDS
11. ___ days : SALAD
16. Dark color : GRAPE
21. Strad's cousin : AMATI
22. Relation : RATIO
23. Indian of Peru : CHOLO
24. Storms : RAGES
25. Telephone sound : BIZETSIGNAL
27. Child's game : HAYDNGOSEEK
29. Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
30. At the: It. : ALLA
31. Representations : ICONS
33. Claws : NIPPERS
34. Wing: Fr. : AILE
35. Abusive person : SCOLD
36. ___-de-camp : AIDE
37. Politely : AFFABLY
41. Lebanese port : SAIDA
42. Gaelic : ERSE
43. Black Sea arm: Var. : AZOF
47. Blackbirds : MERLES
48. Untidy one : LITTERBACH
50. Vacation spot : SHORE
51. Make joyful : ELATE
52. Street sights : TAXIS
53. King of Judah : ASA
54. Gets : EARNS
55. ___ wolf : LONE
56. Arachnid : MITE
57. Agenda : SCHEDULE
61. Aliped : BAT
62. Relative of ltd. : INC
63. River into Lake Chad : SHARI
65. Constellation : ARA
66. Misses a deadline : ISINLATE
68. Inquire : ASK
69. Postal warning : HANDELWITHCARE
73. Roman way : ITER
74. Pitcher : EWER
76. Porgy of Japan : TAI
77. Gazelle : GOA
78. Hasty : RASH
80. Old slave : ESNE
82. "___ in air" : BRAHMSBURSTING
88. Uncle: Scot. : EME
91. Go over with a brush : RESTROKE
93. Corrode : EAT
94. Prods : URGES
95. Needlefish : GAR
96. Countrywide: Abbr. : NAT
97. Cavalry men : TROOPERS
100. Turkish inn: Var. : KAAN
101. Girl's name : ERMA
102. ___ bagatelle : AMERE
104. Swedish district : LAN
105. Bequeaths : WILLS
106. Cheeses : BRIES
107. Water worms : NAIDS
108. Took a match to : LITDEFALLA
111. Entreaty in France : PRIERE
112. Resting places : INNS
113. Shipbuilder : NOAH
114. Like dirt roads : RUTTY
115. Farm man : GRANGER
116. House plant : FERN
117. Coins : DIMES
118. Eur. land : BRIT
119. Extended : OFFERED
123. Purport : TENOR
124. Potpourri : OLIO
125. Je t'___ : AIME
129. Question for a vanishing lady? : VERDIDSHEGO
131. Musical troublemaker : RAVELROUSER
134. Semblance : IMAGE
135. Bits : IOTAS
136. Of a space : AREAL
137. Unrefined : CRASS
138. Discourage : DETER
139. "___ are my jewels" : THESE
140. Abodes of a kind : TENTS
141. Three grains : CARAT
1. Locomotive areas : CABS
2. Neglect : OMIT
3. Labyrinth : MAZE
4. Vous ___ : ETES
5. Form a lap : SIT
6. Over-ornamented : FRILLY
7. Ern : EAGLE
8. Burner : ETNA
9. Day: Sp. : DIA
10. Entreats : SOLICITS
11. Pundit : SCHOLAR
12. Lend ___ : AHAND
13. Myrna and family : LOYS
14. City official: Abbr. : ALD
15. Pedantic : DONNISH
16. Feel for : GROPE
17. Grate : RASP
18. Met man : AGEE
19. Equal : PEER
20. Arctic people: Abbr. : ESKS
26. Navigates : SAILS
28. André : GIDE
32. Zip ___ : CODE
34. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
35. Composer Erik : SATIE
36. Peaceful place : ARCADIA
37. Fielding title : AMELIA
38. Criminals : FELONS
39. Musical creator of monster? : FRANCKENSTEIN
40. Der ___ : ALTE
41. Fraction : SIXTIETH
42. Comfort : EASE
43. Exclamation : AHA
44. Quinn, Norwegian style? : ZORBATHEGRIEG
45. Decorative : ORNATE
46. Rankle : FESTER
48. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
49. Exclamation of disgust : BAH
50. Observed : SEEN
52. Govt. agent : TMAN
57. Eastern title : SRI
58. Tough cord : CATGUT
59. Military initials : USR
60. Architectural rib : LIERNE
63. Pronoun : SHE
64. Conceal : HARBOR
65. Be ___ man for it : AWISER
67. Fleur de ___ : LIS
70. Flee: Slang : LAM
71. Biblical mountain : HOR
72. In a random way : CASUALLY
75. Sopping : WET
79. Legal chiefs: Abbr. : AGS
80. Verdi opus : ERNANI
81. Tar : SEAMAN
83. Movie initials : RKO
84. Kind of harp : AEOLIAN
85. Degrees : BAS
86. Musical syllables : TRALA
87. Car parts: Abbr. : IGNS
89. Ravel's "___ l'Oye" : MAMERE
90. Pencil part : ERASER
92. Highways: Abbr. : RTES
98. Course : PATH
99. Conclude : END
100. Pleated skirts : KILTS
101. Colleen's isle : ERIN
103. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : RDS
105. Petty pier thief : WATERRAT
106. Spoiled one : BRAT
108. ___ over : LORDSIT
109. Disease of plants : ERINOSE
110. Smoke, in Rome : FUMO
111. Monastery man : PRIOR
113. Want : NEED
115. Cooks in a way : GRILLS
116. Hen : FRIER
117. Painter of dancers : DEGAS
118. Animal cry : BLEAT
119. Roman poet : OVID
120. Woman, in law : FEME
121. Campus group : FRAT
122. Margin : EDGE
123. Head: Fr. : TETE
124. Stove part : OVEN
125. Emanation : AURA
126. River to the Danube : ISAR
127. Tableland : MESA
128. Whilom : ERST
130. Indian of Northwest : HOH
132. Exist : ARE
133. At times: Abbr. : OCC

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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