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OPEN HEARTH

New York Times, Sunday, May 14, 1972

Author:
Edward J. O'Brien
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Edward J. O'Brien has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,310
Across
1. Worth ___ ransom : AKINGS
7. Ranges : SPECTRA
14. Fable : TALE
18. Custard: Sp. : NATILLA
20. Intuitions : HUNCHES
21. Aureoles : HALOS
22. Joy : ELATION
23. Glazes : ENAMELS
24. Scented : OLENT
25. Nickelodeon features : SILENTS
26. Headlight switch : DIM
27. Pallid : WAN
28. Meet : MERGE
29. "Home ___" (resort's seasonal sign) : FORTHEHOLIDAYS
32. Put on record : ENTER
33. Torpid : LOGY
34. Cries of dismay : OYS
35. Witty remark : MOT
36. Think tank? : HEADHOME
42. Fair Deal initials : HST
43. Impulse-sending devices : SENSORS
47. Dislodges : UPROOTS
48. U.N. agency: Abbr. : WHO
50. Musical group : OCTET
52. Morse code unit : DOT
53. Fall asleep : GONUMB
54. Noah's eldest : SHEM
55. Small yard : GARTH
56. Sonny and Cher, e.g. : DUO
57. Siouan : OSAGE
58. Verse: Fr. : POEME
59. Plump : OBESE
60. Embroider : SEW
61. Army surplus Quonset hut? : HOMEFROMTHEWARS
65. Vestment : ALB
68. Slices: It. : FETTE
69. "Young man with ___" : AHORN
70. Alan and Robert : ALDAS
74. Deer : ROE
75. Discuss : TREAT
76. Kipling hero and others : KIMS
77. Schulz figure : SNOOPY
78. N.C.O. : CPL
79. Strident : HARSH
80. Compass point : ENE
81. Rangoon sights : PAGODAS
82. Firmament : HEAVENS
84. Word with mark or king : EAR
86. Domestic wine? : HOMEPORT
87. Nigerian : IBO
88. Querying sounds : EHS
89. God: Lat. : DEUS
91. Mail : ARMOR
94. Where an enlisted man is quartered? : INAPRIVATEHOME
101. Miss Prentiss : PAULA
102. Round: Abbr. : CIR
103. Horace's hello : AVE
104. Plane-wing controls : ELEVONS
106. Single: Abbr. : INDIV
107. "This seat ___" : ISTAKEN
109. Montalban : RICARDO
110. Left-Bank lapper : SEINE
111. Oligarch : ELITIST
112. Trimmer : NATTIER
113. Poultry : HENS
114. Opposes : RESISTS
115. Java's island group: Var. : SOENDA
Down
1. Donkeys, in Paris : ANES
2. Moslem leader: Var. : KALIF
3. Balbo : ITALO
4. Explosive ingredient : NITER
5. Sparkle : GLINT
6. Indolence : SLOTH
7. Lassie, for one : SHEDOG
8. In a weak way : PUNILY
9. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
10. Metric measures: Abbr. : CCM
11. Baseball's "show-me" attitude : THEWAYTOGOHOME
12. Passes on : RELAYS
13. Orgs. : ASSNS
14. Parable subject : TALENTS
15. Vigilant : ALERT
16. Horse-training rope : LONGE
17. Glyceride, for one : ESTER
19. Namesakes of English saint : ANSELMS
21. Short-order cook's theme song? : HOMEONTHERANGE
30. Type of down : HOE
31. Notes : DOS
35. ___ deadline (gets out on time) : MEETSA
36. Quasimodo's creator : HUGO
37. Body of poetry : EPOS
38. Wild buffalo : ARNA
39. Batter : DOUGH
40. Atlanta stadium : HOMEOFTHEBRAVE
41. N.Y.C. wagering : OTB
42. William Levitt, for one : HOMEMAKER
43. Disseminated : STREWN
44. Ends' partner : ODDS
45. Profligate : ROUE
46. Store : STOW
48. Deerstalker's home : WHERETHEHARTIS
49. Blood: Prefix : HEMO
51. Poles tossed by Scots : CABERS
54. As ___ silk : SOFTAS
58. Sellers and Lorre : PETERS
62. City near Adige R. : MERANO
63. Spare : THIN
64. Sailboat : SLOOP
65. Washington Sq. feature : ARCH
66. Canter : LOPE
67. Lugosi : BELA
71. Pigeon's ancestor : DODO
72. On ___ with : APAR
73. Method: Abbr. : SYST
77. Avuncular name : SAM
81. Back door : POSTERN
83. Strings : VIOLINS
85. Viper : ASP
86. Snail genus : HUA
88. Set apart : ENISLE
89. Strip : DIVEST
90. Contests : EVENTS
91. Imitative : APISH
92. Rajah's wife : RANEE
93. "Here's ___ your eye" : MUDIN
94. More slippery : ICIER
95. Turkish liqueurs : RAKIS
96. Howe : ELIAS
97. Hundred: Prefix : HECTO
98. Egg-shaped : OVATE
99. Yellow pigment : MORIN
100. Over : ENDED
105. Rail : SORA
108. P.I. people : ATI

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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