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COMPOUNDS

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 1972

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Thomas W. Schier has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,429
Across Down
1. Yemen's capital : SANA
5. Conducted oneself : ACTED
10. Orange Bowl site : MIAMI
15. Sitting Bull, e.g. : CHIEF
20. D. C. agent : TMAN
21. Tennyson heroine : ELAINE
22. 1,523-mile highway : ALCAN
23. Prison of fiction : ZENDA
24. Compassion : PITY
25. Politician and actor : JAMESFARLEYGRANGER
28. ___ for trouble : ASK
29. Safe, to a yegg : PETE
30. Ashy residue : CALX
31. Fruit : PEAR
32. Cockney pad : OME
33. Skating hazard : THINICE
35. City of Georgia : ROME
36. Renown : GLORY
38. Kind of sapphire : STAR
39. Barber's call : NEXT
40. Subjoin : ANNEX
41. ___ Abner : LIL
42. Audit man : CPA
44. Muddled : FOGGY
46. See 31 Across : BOSC
47. Humiliate : ABASE
49. Sudanese people : HAUSAS
53. Circle parts : ARCS
54. Family member : SON
55. Writer Seton : ERNEST
57. Math systems : CALCULI
58. Spanish uncle : TIO
59. Proof mark : CARET
61. Keats works : ODES
62. Cheese for pasta : PARMESAN
63. Rooms with many windows : SOLARIA
65. Equality seekers : WOMEN
67. Word for Santa : JOLLY
68. Soul, in Sèvres : AME
69. Truck weight : ONETON
70. Widow's income : DOWER
71. Back of a book : DORSE
72. Author of "The Affair" : SNOW
73. Early Briton : PICT
74. Area of a ship : ORLOPDECK
76. Kind of appeal : SNOB
78. On the summit : ATOP
80. Two-faced deity : JANUS
82. Words of surprise : OHBOY
83. Auto-racing city : LEMANS
86. Roman spirit : LAR
87. Famous friend : DAMON
88. Stage lights : SPOTS
89. N. Y. lake group : SARANAC
90. Discontinue : INTERMIT
92. British P.M. : PEEL
93. Oleoresin : ELEMI
95. ___ Juana : TIA
96. Place for an easel : ATELIER
97. Lathered : SOAPED
99. Sphere : ORB
100. Brook trout : CHAR
101. October event : SERIES
102. Majorcan port : PALMA
103. Basilica part : APSE
105. Allen : WOODY
106. British medal : DSO
107. Spanish queen : ENA
108. "Lead ___ into . . . " : USNOT
110. Valueless item : DAMN
111. Italian family : ESTE
114. Certain teacher : TUTOR
116. Game score : LOVE
117. U. S. writer : SAROYAN
120. In statu ___ : QUO
121. Native of Japan : AINU
122. 1,007 : MVII
123. Scarce : THIN
124. Self-esteem : EGO
125. Writer and novelist : UPTONSINCLAIRLEWIS
130. River to Baltic : ODER
131. Muse : ERATO
132. Ebb and neap : TIDES
133. Queen : ELLERY
134. Vt., N.H., etc. : NENG
135. Arty gathering : SALON
136. Indian wear : SARIS
137. Fisherman : EELER
138. Chip in : ANTE
1. March man, for short : STPAT
2. Mennonite sect : AMISH
3. Singer and songwriter : NATKINGCOLEPORTER
4. Some : ANY
5. Having wings : ALATE
6. Happened, with "about" : CAME
7. Deuce, e.g. : TIE
8. Settle snugly : ENSCONCE
9. Slander : DEFAME
10. Karl or Zeppo : MARX
11. State: Abbr. : ILL
12. Card : ACE
13. Prop for a spring dance : MAYPOLE
14. Miss Stevens : INGER
15. Ruler : CZAR
16. Kind of party : HEN
17. Metal mold : INGOT
18. Plant disease : EDEMA
19. Traveler : FARER
21. Throw out : EJECT
26. Poet and spirtual leader : ALEXANDERPOPEPAULVI
27. Singer and essayist : RAYCHARLESLAMB
29. Impish one : PIXY
34. Certain films: Abbr. : NEGS
35. Hosp. aides : RNS
36. Cut ___ : GLASS
37. Type of price : LIST
38. Béchamel : SAUCE
40. Top-rated : AONE
43. Flourishing : PALMY
44. Word for a chubby one : FATSO
45. Sky sight near Taurus : ORION
46. Adriatic wind : BORA
48. Has-___ : BEEN
50. Suffragist and statesman : SUSANBANTHONYEDEN
51. Texas shrine : ALAMO
52. Strength : SINEW
54. Apostle and statesman : SAINTJAMESOTIS
56. Montague's son : ROMEO
57. Coolidge et al. : CALS
59. Reptile, for short : CROC
60. Words for a homer with one on : TWORUN
62. Obese : PORKY
64. On one's toes : ATIP
66. Raptorial birds : OWLS
67. Humorous : JOCOSE
70. "___ disturb" : DONOT
71. National concern : DEBT
72. Animal body : SOMA
75. Wild dog of India : DHOLE
77. Italian saint : NERI
78. False name : ALIAS
79. Oncle's wife : TANTE
81. Moslem lord : AMIR
84. River nymph : NAIAD
85. Timid : SCARY
87. Uses a towel : DRIES
88. Coal bed : SEAM
89. Withered : SERE
91. Abridge : ELIDE
92. Pivotal : POLAR
94. Found's partner : LOST
97. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
98. City in Virginia : DANVILLE
100. Perry : COMO
102. Deep purple : PETUNIA
104. Mystery writer : POE
105. Give notice to : WARN
109. Evening party : SOIREE
110. Field flower : DAISY
111. Horseman: Lat. : EQUES
112. Above : SUPRA
113. Adding-machine reading : TOTAL
115. Troop bodies : UNITS
117. Draw together : SHIRR
118. Spy : AGENT
119. Oslo's land : NORGE
121. Ever and ___ : ANON
122. Kind of media : MASS
123. Piping sound : TWEE
126. Plains tribe : OTO
127. Navy officer: Abbr. : CDR
128. Neckwear : LEI
129. Building wing : ELL
130. Go ___ binge : ONA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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