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ONLY HUMAN

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1971

Author: Marian Pearce
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 171, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Marian Pearce has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,939
Across Down
1. Bank features : SAFES
6. Fills : SATES
11. Deceived : DUPED
16. Sometime money : SCRIP
21. Follow : TRACE
22. Pick up the tab : TREAT
23. Hole ___ : INONE
24. Stage : PHASE
25. Pastoral district : ARCHDIOCESE
27. Inlet : ARMOFTHESEA
29. Postwar pact : NATO
30. Viewpoint : SLANT
31. Hari et al. : SPIES
32. Farm machine : REAPER
33. Fretful : WHINY
34. Relatives of oaters : SOAPS
35. Chicago landmark : MART
36. Dominate : BESTRIDE
40. Conserve in a way : REUSE
41. Dispossessed : DIVESTED
45. Hebrew god : ELOHIM
46. False : NOTSO
47. Mosquito genus : AEDES
48. Scottish name : RAE
49. Band instruments : FIFES
50. Strenuously : TOOTHANDNAIL
53. Bondman : SERF
54. Musical group : OCTET
55. Whales : ORCAS
56. Comparative endings : IERS
57. Relied: Var. : LEANT
58. Glaciation stage : RISS
59. Gatsby, for one : GREAT
60. Catkin : AMENT
62. Bit : MORSEL
63. Numerical suffix : ETH
64. Sieve : BLABBERMOUTH
66. Divination : AUGURY
67. West Indian sorcery : OBEAH
69. "___ the land of . . . " : OER
70. Emotion : ANGER
71. Visible : OCULAR
73. Give the once-over : THUMBTHROUGH
79. Fail : ERR
82. Expunge : DELETE
83. O.T. book : HOSEA
84. Family member : AUNTY
85. Seventh-century date : DCII
86. "___ a Man" : ENDAS
87. Indian of Sonora : SERI
88. Miss Toklas : ALICE
89. Irish writer : BEHAN
90. Printing direction : STET
91. Spare, plus : SKINANDBONES
94. Actor Walter and family : ABELS
95. Sabbath talk: Abbr. : SER
96. Cowboys' wear : SPURS
97. Shield bands : ORLES
98. "Chanson ___" : TRISTE
99. Magazines : ARSENALS
101. Outdoorsy cloth : TWEED
102. Overlappings in music : STRETTOS
104. Central or Estes : PARK
105. Church part : CHOIR
106. River to the Amazon : PURUS
107. Hans's shoes : SABOTS
110. Strips of rock : VEINS
111. Crazed : MANIC
112. Snappish person : WASP
116. Like an early king : LIONHEARTED
118. Jams : BOTTLENECKS
120. Part of a certain even trade : ANEYE
121. Rebel in art : FAUVE
122. Of hearing : AURAL
123. Restrict : LIMIT
124. Beginnings : GERMS
125. Stair part : RISER
126. Controls : REINS
127. Guitar parts : FRETS
1. Laurel : STAN
2. Old Irish oath : ARRA
3. Matter-of-___ : FACT
4. Vestige : ECHO
5. But, to Cicero : SED
6. Impassive : STOLID
7. Mysterious : ARCANE
8. ___-bopper : TEENY
9. Direction : EAST
10. French church abbr. : STE
11. Pipe-organ stop : DIAPASON
12. Green : UNRIPE
13. Fleshy fruits : POMES
14. Son of Seth : ENOS
15. Court case figure: Abbr. : DEF
16. Milieus : SPHERES
17. Two-times : CHEATS
18. Grate upon : RASP
19. Response to "Get it?" : ISEE
20. Bosc : PEAR
26. Soviet river : ISHIM
28. Kind of agent : TRAVEL
31. Band man : SOUSA
33. Namath's problem : WRIST
34. Thomas and others : SETHS
35. Noontimes in Provence : MIDIS
36. "Two Years ___ the Mast" : BEFORE
37. Evoke : ELICIT
38. Highway hazards : SOFTSHOULDERS
39. Old pronouns : THEES
40. Take turns : ROTATE
41. Scarcity : DEARTH
42. Place for doubloons : TREASURECHEST
43. Worker : EARNER
44. With skill : DEFTLY
46. After-theater snag : NOCAB
47. Concerning : ANENT
50. Pentateuch : TORAH
51. Gideon's victim : OREB
52. Grâce à ___ : DIEU
53. Twilled fabric : SERGE
57. Dubliner's lake : LOUGH
59. Brightness : GLARE
60. Protozoan: Var. : AMEBA
61. Sahl : MORT
62. Squalid : MANGY
64. Rhythms : BEATS
65. Variety of apple : ROME
68. Meadow sound : BLEAT
70. N.Z. trees : AUTES
71. "Potemkin" locale : ODESSA
72. Axis : CENTER
73. Pronoun : THEIRS
74. Rhino features : HORNS
75. Wash. agency : USIA
76. Like the moon at times : HALOED
77. Greek tourist sights : RUINS
78. Story start : ONCE
80. Broadway district : RIALTO
81. Laundry cycles : RINSES
85. Bookkeeper's entry : DEBIT
87. Lie in hiding : SKULK
88. More qualified : ABLER
89. Strips : BARES
91. Scant : SPARSE
92. Reply to the expected : NOWONDER
93. German numbers : DREIS
96. Scythe handles : SNATHES
98. Hiatus in war : TRUCE
100. Name giver : EPONYM
101. Steal : THIEVE
102. Summer covering : SUNTAN
103. Singing gymnastics : TRILLS
105. Sky Whale : CETUS
106. Writer Angelo : PATRI
107. Scoria : SLAG
108. Elder: Fr. : AINE
109. Smuts, for one : BOER
110. True, in Tours : VRAI
111. Grimace : MOUE
112. Dam : WEIR
113. Height : ACME
114. Burlesque number : SKIT
115. Whispering sounds : PSTS
117. Continent: Abbr. : AFR
118. Candy shape : BAR
119. Initials in Vietnam : NLF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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