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Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci

FOR HER

New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1971

Author:
Alfio Micci
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 12, 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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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,932
Across
1. Mountain ash : ROWAN
6. Measure of a kind : DOSE
10. London street sight : BOBBIE
16. Taxpayer's hope : REBATE
17. "___ is Paris!" : SOTHIS
19. " . . . maids ___ row" : ALLINA
20. Ancient Urfa : EDESSA
21. Economy : THRIFT
22. ___ pin : NEATASA
24. Present for Mother : FIXHERBREAKFAST
27. Geometrical solids : CONES
28. Mad one : HATTER
29. Partitions : SEPTA
30. Prepared to propose : KNELT
31. To be: Lat. : ESSE
34. ___ left field : OUTIN
36. Ruminants : LLAMAS
38. Kind of whale : SPERM
40. Dernier ___ : CRI
41. Follow : ENSUE
42. B-17 crewman: Abbr. : BOM
45. "___ of All Flesh" : THEWAY
47. Posse's critters : HOSSES
50. Wisconsin city : RACINE
52. Seeks to attain : ASPIRES
54. Spad : NAIL
55. Arabian cloak : ABA
57. Oodles : LOTS
58. Kind of dive : NOSE
59. Heathen : INFIDEL
61. Remoras : PEGAS
62. Madrid attraction : PRADO
65. Honor card : TEN
67. Galena : ORE
68. Grating : RASPY
69. Burr : AARON
70. Gluttonous : HOGGISH
74. Collar : ETON
76. Chowder : STEW
77. Donkey : ASS
78. Noun suffix : ENCE
79. Fill the plates : DISHOUT
83. Saves : SETSBY
85. Like some skies : STARRY
87. Garçon's name : PIERRE
88. Direction : ESE
89. Convene anew : RESIT
92. Wonder : AWE
93. Partner of trick : TREAT
94. Loos and others : ANITAS
96. Pacific island group : PALAU
99. Porter : COLE
100. Acquired characters : ECADS
104. ___ hand : LENTA
106. Kind of cord : SPINAL
108. Singers : ALTOS
109. Present for Mother : VACUUMHERFLOORS
114. Outdoor area : TERRACE
116. Aloft, in France : ENLAIR
117. Shut again : RESNAP
118. More like Snow White : FAIRER
119. Finishes furniture : STAINS
120. Builds : ERECTS
121. Does garden work : SPADES
122. Army man: Abbr. : SERG
123. Fem. suffixes : ETTES
Down
1. Italian naturalist : REDI
2. Brain matter : OBEX
3. Present for Mother : WASHHERWINDOWS
4. Confused : ATSEA
5. Draw ___ (approach) : NEARTO
6. Present for Mother : DOHERIRONING
7. Other: Sp. : OTRA
8. Turkomen : SHIKS
9. Big name in towers : EIFFEL
10. Certain boxers : BANTAMS
11. Bull : OLE
12. Russia's Riviera : BLACKSEA
13. Gnawed : BITON
14. Silly : INANE
15. Stand : EASEL
16. Kind of book: Abbr. : REF
17. Time in the jug : STRETCH
18. Flour and sugar : STAPLES
23. One connected with: Suffix : AST
25. Heating abbr. : BTU
26. Williams hero : STAN
31. This: Sp. : ESTA
32. Globes: Abbr. : SPHS
33. Ooze : SEEP
35. Jewish month : NISAN
37. Atmosphere : AURA
39. Get rid of in a way : MAROON
42. Life stories, for short : BIOGS
43. Ready : ONTAP
44. Untidy : MESSY
46. Assent : YES
48. Thor's wife : SIF
49. Whitney : ELI
51. Present for Mother : CLEANHERCLOSET
53. Adam's son and others : SETHS
55. Gas: Prefix : AER
56. Suffer : BLEED
60. Present for Mother : DOHERWASHING
61. Toast : PROSIT
62. Old-hat : PASSE
63. Has it made : RATES
64. Sharp ridge : ARETE
66. Aurora : EOS
71. Understand : GET
72. ___ fog : INA
73. Discard : SCRAP
75. Pourboire : TIP
77. Have ___ for (desire) : AYEN
80. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
81. U.S.S.R. range : URAL
82. French head : TETE
84. Arm badge : BRASSARD
85. Positions : STANCES
86. Some dogs : YELPERS
90. Pirate John and others : SILVERS
91. Willow : ITEA
95. Arrests : STUNTS
97. Express : AIR
98. In bondage : UNFREE
100. Corrode : EAT
101. Bass and treble : CLEFS
102. Set ___ for (ambush) : ATRAP
103. Andrea ___ : DORIA
105. Large rooms : AULAE
107. Warn : ALERT
110. Additional: Scot. : MAIR
111. Fairy-tale word : ONCE
112. Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
113. Navy police: Abbr. : SPS
115. Letter : CEE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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