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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

AWAY FROM IT ALL

New York Times, Sunday, July 5, 1970

Author: Nancy Schuster
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,631
Across Down
1. My Gal and others : SALS
5. Panama city : COLON
10. Argyll resort : OBAN
14. Taiwan city : TAIPEH
20. Quality : TRAIT
22. Well's companion : ALIVE
23. Diet : FARE
24. Like some beds : UNMADE
25. Manikin: It. : OMINO
26. Mets, Muses, et al. : NINES
27. Flutter : FLAP
28. Stoppage of fluid : STASIS
29. Kit-bag advice : PACKUPYOURTROUBLES
33. Purposes : USES
34. Guthrie : ARLO
35. Guide : STEER
36. Beach substitute : SUNLAMP
38. ___-la : TRA
41. Particles : IONS
43. Exclamation : RATS
45. Goes on the town : STEPSOUT
48. Galileo's crime : HERESY
50. Skiing place : ALP
53. Silent : MUTE
55. Harem room : ODA
56. Brit. sea unit : RNR
57. Handy : ADEPT
58. Proverb : AXIOM
60. Houston initials : NASA
62. Honshu town : SATTE
64. Prepared chestnuts : ROASTED
66. Big deal from the boss : TWOWEEKSWITHPAY
70. Whale : ORCA
71. "Wish you were ___" : HERE
72. Admit : LETIN
73. Ancestor: Ger. : AHN
74. Most important : PRIMAL
77. Dickens heroine : DORRIT
79. Hebrew letter : RESH
80. Bird output : SONG
82. Roman bronze : AES
83. Toll road : PIKE
85. Kind of seer : SIGHT
87. Gather : REAP
89. Golf place : TEE
90. Dim : PALE
92. Ring : PEAL
94. Rose of ___ : SHARON
96. Pie à ___ : LAMODE
98. Research room : LAB
99. Genesis wife : SARAH
101. Danish weights : ESER
102. Ten: Prefix : DECA
103. Twain book : INNOCENTSABROAD
106. Igloo dwellers : ESKIMOS
110. Name in Cuba : FIDEL
111. German title : HERR
112. Mug : STEIN
114. Common contraction : ARENT
115. "___ dien" : ICH
116. Prefix for derm or gram : EPI
119. Harness strap : REIN
121. Time spans: Abbr. : YRS
122. Travel ___ : AGENCY
123. Ballet gear : LEOTARDS
126. Oliver's partner : STAN
128. Broadway role : MAME
130. The fair ___ : SEX
131. Kneecap : PATELLA
133. Sea term : APORT
136. Youngsters : TADS
138. Skipper, familiarly : CAPN
140. Blasé remark of tourists : SEENONESEENTHEMALL
146. Straightens : ALINES
148. Steady : EVEN
149. Abrogate : ANNUL
150. High nest : AERIE
151. One of a Biblical tribe : DANITE
152. Number for a Henry : VIII
153. Sierra ___ : LEONE
154. Reaches port : LANDS
155. Okayed : SIGNED
156. Poet Wilcox : ELLA
157. To the point : TERSE
158. Plant part : ROOT
1. Telegram word : STOP
2. Vergil word : ARMA
3. Secular : LAIC
4. ___ putt : SINKA
5. Grand place to visit : CANYON
6. Medley : OLIO
7. "Peanuts" character : LINUS
8. Manifest : OVERT
9. Bird : NESTER
10. Soldier ___ : OFFORTUNE
11. Sumatra wildcat : BALU
12. Sons of Ishmael : ARABS
13. ___ ultra : NEPLUS
14. Scuffled : TUSSLED
15. Pismire : ANT
16. Moslem leaders: Var. : IMAUMS
17. Mug shot of a kind : PASSPORTPHOTO
18. Miss Adams : EDIE
19. Rudolf or Myra : HESS
21. Accommodation to avoid : TOURISTTRAP
30. Shrewd move : PLOY
31. Paper measure : REAM
32. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
37. Woman with ___ : APAST
38. Yonder, out West : THAR
39. Repeat : REDO
40. Code for callers : AREA
42. Instrument : SAX
44. Madame de ___ : STAEL
46. Word for parasol users : UNTANNED
47. Playing card : TREY
49. Downs or salts : EPSOM
51. Printing process, for short : LITHO
52. Authorities : POWERS
54. Sandy ridge : ESKER
58. Nabokov work : ADA
59. Folk dance : MORRIS
61. Aft : ASTERN
63. Exclamations : AHAS
65. Event of March 7, 1970 : ECLIPSE
67. Luggage man : WEIGHER
68. Judicious : WISE
69. Smokes in a way : INHALES
74. Childish fare : PAP
75. Swell : REALNICE
76. Jet-set delight : ISLANDHOPPING
77. Scarcity : DEARTH
78. Aegean island : THASOS
81. Turn right : GEE
84. English theater name : KEAN
86. Compact : TREATY
88. Tour offering : PACKAGEDEAL
91. Tropical tree : EBOE
93. Light beam : LASER
95. Judge's word : ORDER
97. City V.I.P. in France : MAIRE
100. Rodents : HARES
102. Retreat : DEN
103. P. I. tree : IFIL
104. Gangplank strip : CLEAT
105. Lady of the waves : BRITANNIA
107. Kind of store : MENS
108. Not repeatedly : ONCE
109. River of myth : STYX
113. Theory : ISM
117. Crowded : PRESSED
118. Groundless : IDLE
120. Place for a chignon : NAPE
122. Eastern nurse : AMAH
124. Astringent : TANNIN
125. Garment part : SLEEVE
127. Describing some diets : NOSALT
129. Churchill's successor : ATTLEE
132. Verdi chorus : ANVIL
134. Jeanmaire : RENEE
135. Melchior, for one : TENOR
137. Lab sample : SMEAR
138. Bounders : CADS
139. Jai ___ : ALAI
141. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
142. Hebrew letters : NUNS
143. River of Italy : ARNO
144. Venetian resort : LIDO
145. For fear that : LEST
147. After printemps : ETE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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