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WORKING PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 1969

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 655 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Thomas W. Schier has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,323
Across Down
1. Smooth off : ABRASE
7. Lugosi : BELA
11. Marlowe, for one : POET
15. Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
19. Minnesota Fats, for one : CUEMAN
20. Michigan's waterfront : HURON
21. Pack animal : BURRO
22. Kind of hog : WART
23. Offer a legal excuse : ESSOIN
24. Heath genus : ERICA
25. Faust : ASTROLOGER
27. Memorable play of 1946 : THEICEMANCOMETH
30. Brand of figs : ELEME
31. Attach firmly : WED
32. Staff officers : AIDES
33. Sets ___ : THEPACE
37. Neck wrap : BOA
38. Glacial ridges : OSAR
40. Luminous circles : CORONAE
43. Mediocre : SOSO
44. Campus building : DORM
45. Kind of jacket : NEHRU
48. Door-to-door lads : NEWSPAPERBOYS
51. Overly bland : TOOSMOOTH
55. Hip bones : ILIA
56. Word of mouth : PAROL
57. Bristle : AWN
58. Elevation: Abbr. : MTN
59. Doing: Suffix : ENT
61. Collaborator : ALLY
63. Slope, in fortification : ESCARP
67. Merry-andrew : JESTER
69. Exclamation : POH
70. Teachers org. : NEA
71. African javelin : ASSEGAI
72. From ___ Z : ATO
73. Makes a scene : RAGES
75. Foggy : SOUPY
77. Danish coin : ORE
78. Bell sound : BONG
81. Well-known Russian : DOCTORZHIVAGO
85. Ripened : AGED
86. Prefix with corn or form : UNI
87. Illinois first name : ADLAI
88. Hercules' captive and others : IOLES
89. Jack in cribbage : NOB
91. "___ du Printemps" : LESACRE
93. Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
96. Peas or beans: Abbr. : VEG
97. Musical composition : DUETTO
101. African fetish : GRIGRI
102. Glad, to poets : FAIN
103. Swedish town : EDA
104. Stake : BET
105. Pronoun : OUR
106. Item in a bibliothèque : LIVRE
108. Cordelia's father : LEAR
110. Onlooker : STANDERBY
113. Cooper man : THEDEERSLAYER
117. Find by chance : HITON
118. Raceway event : TROT
119. City in West : RENO
120. Candy : CARAMEL
122. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
126. Wheel part : RIM
127. Petitions : ASKSFOR
129. Town of Asia Minor (Latin sp.) : NICEA
131. This, in old Rome : HIC
132. Metal piece : IBEAM
134. John Gay opus : THEBEGGARSOPERA
139. Hothouse workers : NURSERYMEN
143. Negative contraction : ARENT
144. Type of decoration : FLORAL
145. In ___ shell : ANUT
146. Bell town : ADANO
147. Yes ___ : SIREE
148. ___-camp : AIDEDE
149. Fabric : LENO
150. Sounds for attention : PSTS
151. Kind of tube : TEST
152. Coin user, in a way : TOSSER
1. Cards in a low straight : ACETWO
2. Garden features : BUSHES
3. Grayish-green : RESEDA
4. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
5. Eastern ketch : SAIC
6. Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
7. Stove part : BURNER
8. Discoverer of Vinland : ERICSON
9. Part of a train, for short : LOCO
10. P. I. sumac : ANAM
11. ___ pencil : PUSHESA
12. Fragment : ORT
13. Offend : ERR
14. Extremely : TOO
15. Military acronym : AWOL
16. Hairdo : PAGEBOY
17. Quivering motions : TREMORS
18. Rivulet : STREAM
20. Leave port : HEADOUT
21. English spa : BATH
26. Calm area : LEE
28. Unit of metric length : MICRON
29. Word for annual winds : ETESIAN
34. Flanders Field symbol : POPPY
35. Sailing : ASEA
36. Newsman : CORRESPONDENT
39. Helpers of Drs. : RNS
41. Excluding both : NEITHER
42. Piercing tool : AWL
44. Sweet: It. : DOLCE
46. Pismire : EMMET
47. Chauffeurs of a sort : HOTRODDRIVERS
49. Fence part : PALE
50. Domineering : BOSSY
51. ___ Mahal : TAJ
52. Be obligated : OWE
53. Cricket sides : ONS
54. Spring wild flower : HEPATICA
60. Impossible : NOGO
62. Gambler's mecca : LASVEGAS
64. Excited : AGOG
65. Ben Jonson, for one : RARE
66. Variegated : PIED
68. Child's game : TAG
71. Month: Abbr. : AUG
73. Electronics initials : RCA
74. Member of a Burmese people : SZI
76. Western group: Abbr. : OAS
78. Sofian: Abbr. : BULG
79. Unique person : ONER
80. Unless: Lat. : NISI
82. Cheer : OLE
83. Copter, at times : HOVERER
84. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
85. Man's nickname : ABE
87. Pungent : ACRID
90. Surpass : OUTDO
92. Metal point : AGLET
94. Sourpuss : PILL
95. 4,840 square yards : ONEACRE
98. Jutting rock : TOR
99. Clumsy boat : TUB
100. Noun suffix : ORY
102. Household plants : FERNS
104. Item for a leaky boat : BAILER
107. Steam : REEK
109. Consort of Shamash : AYA
111. Sheathed : THECATE
112. Spanish queen : ENA
113. Champion of the people : TRIBUNE
114. Batter's quest : HOMERUN
115. Palliates : SOFTENS
116. Forest group : RANGERS
118. Threefold : TRINAL
121. French historian : MIGNET
123. " . . . ___ a way" : THERES
124. Harangue : TIRADE
125. Alpine figure : SCALER
127. Soul: Fr. : AME
128. Surprised exclamation : OHNO
130. ___ as a pig : ASFAT
133. Concerning : ASTO
135. Rope fiber : BAST
136. Wyandot's cousin : ERIE
137. Miscellany : OLIO
138. Siliques : PODS
140. Beat the ___ : RAP
141. Prison areas: Abbr. : YDS
142. Interweave : MAT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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