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THE BIG BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, January 16, 1966

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,000
Across Down
1. Appears. : LOOMS
6. Kipling poem. : BOOTS
11. Twig broom. : BESOM
16. "___ My Shoes." : SANDIN
17. Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
19. Originates. : DERIVES
21. Big-time market operator. : WHEELERDEALER
23. The groves of ___. : ACADEME
24. Goose eggs. : OOO
25. Traded (with). : DEALT
26. Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
28. Europeans. : SERBS
29. Caen's river. : ORNE
31. Breaches of the peace. : RIOTS
33. Marked with creases. : LINED
35. Galley term. : STET
36. Parts of hammer heads. : PEENS
38. ___ roller. : STEAM
40. Advances. : NOSES
42. Initials of 800 A.D. : HRE
43. Employes of Congress. : PAGES
45. "Quo ___?" : VADIS
47. "As You Like It" locale. : FOREST
49. Lost. : MISLAID
52. Gay ___. : PAREE
53. Silken. : SERIC
54. Chancel structures. : ALTARS
55. Dance. : TANGO
56. Lieutenant's command. : PLATOON
58. Not a soul. : NOONE
59. City north of Rome. : TERNI
60. Diamond trio. : OUTS
61. Son of Bani: Ezra 10:34. : UEL
63. Precise. : NICE
64. Opposite of "blue chips." : CATSANDDOGS
67. Swedish girl's name. : INGA
68. Caustic: Abbr. : ALK
69. ___ diamond. : HOPE
70. Wainscots. : CEILS
71. Indians of Brazil. : ANTAS
72. Monastics. : OBLATES
74. Grills. : CAFES
75. Holiday-making: Fr. : ENFETE
76. Splits. : RIVES
77. Mr. Wegg. : SILAS
78. Provisioner. : CATERER
79. Forage plant. : CLOVER
81. Doughboy's pal. : POILU
82. Plant. : ORRIS
83. ___ Ridge. : OAK
84. Seal. : SIGIL
86. Sole of a plow. : SLADE
88. Coed: Slang. : STUDE
92. Indians. : UTES
94. Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
96. Trivial: Dial. Eng. : TIDDY
98. Slacker: Brit. Slang. : SPIV
99. Goriot and others. : PERES
101. Negative ion. : ANION
103. Wild plums. : SLOES
105. Noun suffix. : IVE
106. Spellbinders. : ORATORS
108. Investor's precaution. : STOPLOSSORDER
111. Arizona border city. : NOGALES
112. Tower. : TURRET
113. Diner. : EATERY
114. In want. : NEEDY
115. Garden items. : SEEDS
116. Kind of trapshooting. : SKEET
1. City in the Punjab. : LAHORE
2. Tie score. : ONEONE
3. Verse. : ODE
4. Temperate. : MILD
5. Sardonic grin. : SNEER
6. Scoundrels: Colloq. : BADLOTS
7. Role in "Swan Lake." : ODETTE
8. ___ shoestring. : ONA
9. ___ order. : TALL
10. Big Board listing. : STEEL
11. Beak: Fr. : BEC
12. Epochs. : ERAS
13. Actors' lines: Slang. : SIDES
14. Market for unlisted securities. : OVERTHECOUNTER
15. VIP's on the "floor." : MEMBERS
16. Sudden descent. : SWOOP
18. Comic opera hit of 1886. : ERMINIE
19. Ventures. : DARES
20. Poem part. : SESTET
22. Brought up. : RAISED
27. Pronoun: Sp. : UNOS
30. Take to the air. : ENPLANE
32. Treeless tract. : SAVANNA
34. Vanquishes. : DEFEATS
37. Baltic isle. : SAARE
39. What some investors fear. : MARGINCALLS
41. Out of ___. : SORTS
44. Army men. : GIS
46. Part of D. V. : DEO
48. Cruise port. : RIO
49. Food of a kind. : MANNA
50. Panay city. : ILOILO
51. Big business. : STOCKBROKERAGE
52. Nominal values. : PARS
53. Clouts. : SLUGS
55. Hair-dos, old style. : TETES
56. Monopolies. : POOLS
57. Deny. : NEGATE
59. Ticker ___. : TAPES
62. Powerful light beam. : LASER
64. Set. : COTERIE
65. Bondholder's hazard. : DEFAULT
66. Matrices. : DIES
67. Overruns. : INFESTS
69. Rich people. : HAVES
71. The opposition: Colloq. : ANTIS
73. First year of Nero's reign. : LIV
74. Year in reign of Trajan. : CII
75. Auricle. : EAR
77. Star performer. : SOLOIST
78. Articles of belief. : CREDOS
79. Bond item. : COUPON
80. In the future. : LATERON
81. Bobbin. : PIRN
82. Trades in multiples of less than 100 shares. : ODDLOTS
85. Shade of green. : GRASS
87. Having passageways. : AISLED
89. Refrain word of old song. : UPIDEE
90. Entertain. : DIVERT
91. All possible. : EVERY
93. Bristles: Bot. : SETAE
95. Flower. : LOTUS
97. Agreements. : YESES
100. Sign on a house or lot. : SOLD
102. Thames landmark. : NORE
104. Drench. : SOAK
107. King: Sp. : REY
109. Grand ___. : PRE
110. Travel agency abbreviation. : RTE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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