This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Jim Page
Jim Page

UNITED THEY STAND

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1981

90-Across : Liberian tribe

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jim Page has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 70 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 72-Down clue, "Moranville" should probably be "Maranville" (as in baseball Hall of Famer Rabbit Maranville); left as in the original.

1
S
2
C
3
A
4
U
5
P
6
G
7
R
8
E
9
G
10
S
11
U
12
R
13
D
14
W
15
A
16
F
17
O
U
T
S
A
18
T
19
L
A
N
E
20
K
L
E
E
21
I
M
R
22
E
23
P
E
T
E
R
S
24
P
E
N
C
E
25
I
N
D
I
26
A
N
I
A
N
27
S
S
E
28
S
H
I
N
T
O
29
B
R
A
S
30
M
C
C
C
I
31
S
32
A
L
I
N
G
E
R
33
E
T
R
E
34
A
H
E
A
D
35
E
36
S
T
E
E
37
A
R
E
38
O
L
E
39
A
40
R
N
E
S
S
41
T
E
E
N
Y
42
S
R
S
43
A
I
D
44
E
D
S
45
C
E
D
E
46
H
E
R
47
S
T
E
48
B
49
E
L
A
T
50
E
51
D
52
A
53
C
A
N
Y
54
O
N
55
G
R
R
56
S
E
M
I
57
S
58
M
59
A
60
E
S
T
R
O
61
W
A
62
R
63
T
R
A
I
64
L
65
R
E
D
O
66
O
B
L
67
S
P
R
68
I
N
G
C
H
I
C
K
E
69
N
70
E
N
D
71
L
E
E
72
J
73
S
I
D
E
S
T
E
P
74
S
T
U
75
A
R
T
S
76
D
A
N
A
77
E
78
T
E
R
79
R
E
80
J
O
I
N
S
81
M
A
C
A
82
D
A
M
83
A
84
X
E
85
A
N
N
86
S
87
R
88
O
89
S
90
K
R
U
91
A
L
I
92
C
Y
S
93
M
A
O
R
I
94
S
95
U
R
F
E
96
D
97
M
O
S
98
C
O
W
99
A
I
M
E
D
100
B
A
S
A
L
101
A
102
L
A
N
103
A
R
A
104
B
105
E
L
L
A
106
A
R
U
B
A
107
R
O
S
E
108
V
A
L
E
R
A
109
N
110
B
111
A
112
H
E
R
B
P
113
A
R
I
S
114
R
O
C
K
C
R
Y
115
S
T
A
L
116
I
M
P
I
117
C
O
R
E
118
E
R
L
E
119
S
A
B
I
N
E
120
A
S
T
121
E
W
E
S
122
S
T
E
R
123
N
E
C
K
S
© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,576
Across
1
Wild duck : SCAUP
6
Actor Morris : GREG
10
Voiceless sound : SURD
14
Wac's cousin : WAF
17
Showed more endurance in negotiations : OUTSAT
19
Pathway : LANE
20
Abstract painter: 1879-1940 : KLEE
21
Hungary's Nagy : IMRE
23
Annual tax for Hurd and Tracy : PETERSPENCE
25
Hoosier introduces Fox to Fleming : INDIANIAN
27
Binnacle letters : SSE
28
Japanese religion : SHINTO
29
Tops at St.-Tropez : BRAS
30
Start of the 14th century : MCCCI
31
Author read by Bando and Stevens : SALINGER
33
Common French verb : ETRE
34
Winning : AHEAD
35
A Lauder : ESTEE
37
Small cavity : AREOLE
39
He played Marshal Dillon : ARNESS
41
Wee : TEENY
42
Jrs. of yesteryear : SRS
43
Grants-in-___ : AID
44
Sullivan and Begley : EDS
45
Yield : CEDE
46
L.B.J. pet : HER
47
Sault ___ Marie : STE
48
Bartók and Lewis become tardy : BELATED
52
"In a cavern, in ___ ... " : ACANYON
55
Wolf's threat : GRR
56
Arena prelims : SEMIS
58
Bruno Walter, for one : MAESTRO
61
Route for Geronimo : WARTRAIL
65
Make over : REDO
66
Kind of angle: Abbr. : OBL
67
Dish shared by Byington, Young and Kesey : SPRINGCHICKEN
70
Wrap-up : END
71
A memorable Cobb : LEEJ
73
Duck, as an issue : SIDESTEP
74
Some British royalty : STUARTS
76
Mother of Perseus : DANAE
78
Thrice: Comb. form : TER
79
Answers : REJOINS
81
Surfacing traveled on by Davis and Smith : MACADAM
83
Chopper : AXE
85
Sothern or Harding : ANN
86
B'way signs : SROS
90
Liberian tribe : KRU
91
Ring name : ALI
92
Pitcher Young et al. : CYS
93
N.Z. aborigine : MAORI
94
Rode the combers : SURFED
97
Site of Red Square : MOSCOW
99
Pointed : AIMED
100
___ metabolism : BASAL
101
Astronaut Bean : ALAN
103
Strauss opera taken in by Parseghian and Abzug : ARABELLA
106
Island for honeymooners : ARUBA
107
Billy or Pete : ROSE
108
Irish statesman Eamon De ___ : VALERA
109
Assn. for "Dr. J" : NBA
112
Plant sown by Alpert and Helen's abductor : HERBPARIS
114
Quartz mined by Hudson and Gayle : ROCKCRYSTAL
116
Warriors that sound mischievous : IMPI
117
Eden throwaway : CORE
118
Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
119
Roman conqueror's victim : SABINE
120
Inquired, in Dogpatch : AST
121
Belles in a fold : EWES
122
Ending for fun or pun : STER
123
Straits : NECKS
Down
1
Bribes : SOPS
2
Rods for "Fats" : CUES
3
Bore witness : ATTESTED
4
Bring into play : USE
5
Soup garnish : PARSLEY
6
Cap worn by Campbell and Moore : GLENGARRY
7
Kin of ravers : RANTERS
8
Concert bonus : ENCORE
9
Predecessor of aitch : GEE
10
Edged along : SKIRTED
11
Of the forearm bone : ULNAR
12
Aden-to-Suez waterway : REDSEA
13
"Agnus ___" : DEI
14
Rifle used by Elliot and Arthur : WINCHESTER
15
Ecclesiastical vestments : AMICES
16
Brawl : FRACAS
18
Gold Coast tongue : TSHI
22
Bagnold or Markey : ENID
24
Fraternity ___ : PIN
26
Smollett and T. Williams heroines : AMANDAS
29
Disguise : BELIE
32
Classic wanderer : AENEAS
35
Catchall abbr. : ETC
36
Bishopric : SEE
38
Cereal grain : OAT
40
Electrical unit : REL
42
Granada girl : SENORITA
46
Parts of lamps : HARPS
47
Hidden obstacles : SNAGS
48
Bric-a-___ : BRAC
49
"Gandhi's Truth" author et al. : ERIKSONS
50
Moslem prince : EMEER
51
"I ___ Know What Time It Was" : DIDNT
53
Parts of dols. : CTS
54
Steinbrenner, for one : OWNER
55
Bellyache : GRIPE
57
Covers with topsoil : SODS
58
Gelatin shaper : MOLD
59
Position on the briny : ABEAM
60
Actress Verdugo : ELENA
62
G.I. at boot camp : RCT
63
"Over ___" : THERE
64
Admit : LETIN
68
Bibliography entry : IDEM
69
Breed of pigeon : NUN
72
Kind of start for Nicklaus and Moranville : JACKRABBIT
75
Attack verbally : ASSAIL
77
Lobe weather-protector : EARFLAP
80
Pedestrian run over by John and Nancy : JAYWALKER
82
Postage ___ : DUE
83
Without equal : ALONE
84
Letters from Greece : XIS
87
Sentimental : ROMANTIC
88
Galena is one : ORE
89
Partner for Imogene : SID
91
Accumulates : AMASSES
92
British boat : CORACLE
93
Native of Indonesia : MALAYAN
94
Strategic island in the Baltic Sea : SAREMA
95
Seizes, as a throne : USURPS
96
Scopes trial figure : DARROW
98
Frolic : CAVORT
100
Fortune, to a gypsy : BAHI
102
River of France : LOIRE
104
Bird's bill: Fr. : BEC
105
Slips up : ERRS
110
Set of elevators : BANK
111
Foamy brews : ALES
113
Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
114
In medias ___ : RES
115
Dir. at sea : SBE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle