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Guido N. Scarato
Guido N. Scarato

TIME PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 1971

Author: Guido N. Scarato
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,065
Across Down
1. Catfish : DORAD
6. Sample TV film : PILOT
11. Latch again : REBAR
16. Like some eyes : BEADY
21. Spanish month : ENERO
22. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
23. Remove : ERASE
24. Proportion : RATIO
25. Steel, in Paris : ACIER
26. Clear : PLAIN
27. Squalls : GUSTS
28. Old Times Sq. hotel : ASTOR
29. St. Peter's and Farnese, e.g. : RENAISSANCEARCHITECTURE
33. Drop ___ (suggest) : AHINT
34. Waste allowance : TRET
35. Height: Abbr. : ALT
36. Does math work : ADDS
40. Furnish : ENDOW
42. "___ deal!" : ITSA
44. Kind of relief : BAS
45. Roll-call note: Abbr. : ABS
48. Closet items : BROOMS
50. Here, to Caesar : HIC
52. Café additive : LAIT
54. Salad : SLAW
55. Antique-buyer's choice : EARLYAMERICANPEWTERWARE
62. Chemical prefixes : AMIDS
63. Chemical compound : OXIME
64. Sea bird : ERNE
65. Sierra ___ : MADRE
66. Colony near Hong Kong : MACAO
67. Beaks : NIBS
68. Explorer : ERIC
69. "I can't ___!" : STANDIT
71. Chisholm, for one : TRAIL
73. Italian family : ESTE
75. Like a grain : OATY
77. Miss Claire : INA
78. Sphinxes, etc. : ANCIENTEGYPTIANCARVINGS
85. Recent: Prefix : NEO
86. Mediocre : SOSO
87. City officials: Abbr. : AIDS
88. Eastern title : EMEER
89. More daft : DOTTIER
92. Word with shoppe : OLDE
94. One opposed : ANTI
96. Latin nine : NOVEM
100. Maple and box elder : ACERS
101. Rose lover : ABIE
102. Toxic protein : ABRIN
103. Empty : INANE
104. Certain tapestries : MEDIEVALEUROPEANARRASES
109. Shortly : ANON
110. Bakery worker : ICER
111. U. S. storyteller : POE
112. Sea : AEGEAN
113. Biblical name : NER
114. Decree : ACT
115. Cleaner's concern : SPOT
118. Salutation : TOAST
122. Actual being : ESSE
123. After pi : RHO
124. Lively: Abbr. : ANIM
126. Struck : SMOTE
128. Space station, maybe : TWENTYFIRSTCENTURYABODE
139. Color over : REDYE
140. Grind, as teeth : GNASH
141. Room in Paris : SALLE
142. P. I. island : SAMAR
143. Judge's call : ORDER
144. "My cup ___" : OFTEA
145. Shade of gray : STEEL
146. Works on copy : EDITS
147. Like some moss : PEATY
148. Performs, old style : DOEST
149. L. A. Mayor : YORTY
150. Bristles : SETAE
1. Costly : DEAR
2. Fairy-tale word : ONCE
3. Guide : REIN
4. Kind of code : AREA
5. Genoese admiral : DORIA
6. Visits casually : POPSIN
7. Safety zone : ISLAND
8. Make a ___ (finance) : LOANTO
9. Acid suffix : OLIC
10. Dogma : TENET
11. Compunction : REGRET
12. Ejects : ERUCTS
13. Wild party : BASH
14. Italian city : ASTI
15. Take five : RESTABIT
16. Plant parts : BRACTS
17. Bridge seat : EAST
18. Pacific island : ATTU
19. Fashion name : DIOR
20. Poetic time : YORE
30. "___ jewel" (words for a new maid) : SHESA
31. Chilean port : ARICA
32. Puff up : ELATE
36. Nautical word : ABEAM
37. Shaw product : DRAMA
38. Column style : DORIC
39. Italian army men : SOLDATI
41. Caprice : WHIMSEY
43. Fine lace : ALENCON
45. Lamp rubber : ALADDIN
46. Blocking : BARRING
47. As ___ sugar : SWEETAS
49. Indian state : MYSORE
51. Diamonds : ICE
53. Reverence : AWE
54. Cygnus : SWAN
56. Civil War ship : MONITOR
57. Banishes : EXILES
58. Tease : RIB
59. Sea nymph : NEREID
60. Sawlike: Prefix : PRI
61. Woolwich initials : RMA
68. Attempt: Scot. : ETTIE
69. Miler's need : STAMINA
70. Sidon's neighbor : TYRE
72. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
74. Gardener : SPADER
76. Liquid ester : ACETIN
78. Islands in Bay of Bengal : ANDAMAN
79. Geologic era : NEOCENE
80. Area of France : COTEDOR
81. Peanuts : GOOBERS
82. As red ___ : ASABEET
83. Jury panel : VENIRE
84. Early period : IRONAGE
90. Triplet : TRIN
91. Noun suffix : ISE
93. Brooklyn campus : LIU
95. Agency of 1930's : NRA
97. Lobby pieces : VASES
98. Vergil hero: Var. : ENEAS
99. Middle, in law : MESNE
101. Drink : ALE
102. Army address: Abbr. : APO
105. French capital in W. W. II : VICHY
106. Inevitable accident : ACTOFGOD
107. Of sight : OPTIC
108. Shabby : RATTY
114. Through street : ARTERY
116. Goes by : PASSES
117. "I wouldn't bet ___!" : ONTHAT
119. Early stable man : OSTLER
120. Talisman : AMULET
121. Extremely : SORELY
125. Disordered : MESSY
127. Slackens : EASES
128. Too much: Fr. : TROP
129. "As you ___" : WERE
130. Norse myth : EDDA
131. Russian vote : NYET
132. Lowdown : INFO
133. Have it made : RATE
134. Western alliance : NATO
135. Commanded : BADE
136. Leave out : OMIT
137. Statistics : DATA
138. Gaelic : ERSE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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