It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

NAME-DROPPING

New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 1968

Author:
John Willig
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 677 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
John Willig has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
P
2
E
3
T
4
E
5
R
6
O
7
U
8
T
9
J
10
A
11
Y
12
B
13
I
14
R
15
D
16
T
17
I
18
M
19
T
20
A
21
M
22
A
I
R
B
O
R
N
E
23
I
N
E
R
T
I
A
24
O
D
D
O
N
E
25
S
T
O
O
D
P
A
T
26
M
A
N
I
A
C
S
27
M
E
S
M
E
R
28
T
H
I
N
S
29
W
R
30
A
P
S
31
E
L
K
32
A
M
A
33
E
W
E
34
R
E
L
Y
35
H
A
Y
E
S
36
A
S
I
S
37
P
Y
L
38
E
39
Y
R
S
40
C
A
R
L
S
O
41
N
S
42
C
H
43
E
E
R
44
D
45
S
46
M
47
S
48
K
A
N
E
49
O
N
E
T
50
O
51
A
M
M
O
52
D
O
I
T
53
A
54
N
55
G
E
R
56
S
57
P
P
58
T
R
I
59
S
60
E
A
T
61
S
I
N
T
O
62
G
O
U
R
D
63
S
64
A
S
65
B
66
I
N
T
67
U
R
N
68
L
E
A
R
N
69
E
D
A
M
70
C
71
O
W
72
O
73
L
D
K
I
N
G
74
L
I
S
T
E
E
75
D
E
M
I
76
J
O
H
N
77
B
E
E
78
N
E
E
79
D
E
D
80
A
D
S
81
T
O
R
N
82
I
B
M
83
C
G
S
84
A
V
E
85
R
86
O
87
R
88
B
89
S
C
O
90
T
T
Y
91
A
I
R
92
C
L
A
R
E
93
N
94
C
95
E
96
R
E
L
97
A
T
H
98
R
E
P
99
L
I
C
A
100
A
I
N
101
F
O
A
L
102
A
C
U
R
L
103
S
I
M
I
A
N
104
Y
105
A
K
106
T
107
W
I
N
E
S
108
C
O
N
T
E
109
M
P
T
110
N
U
T
111
S
112
S
E
113
A
114
A
N
A
N
A
115
L
O
T
I
116
A
R
E
117
S
118
D
R
O
119
S
S
120
R
121
I
L
E
122
E
L
S
E
123
R
E
R
U
124
N
125
E
X
P
I
126
A
T
E
D
127
D
128
I
129
S
130
R
131
O
T
A
132
P
O
133
S
E
134
E
G
G
E
R
135
V
E
N
T
136
R
137
A
138
E
139
L
I
D
140
P
O
E
141
A
N
N
A
S
142
C
A
C
T
I
143
O
B
T
144
A
I
N
145
O
L
D
G
146
O
L
D
147
T
I
148
E
O
N
E
O
N
149
M
O
T
I
V
E
150
D
E
L
O
R
M
E
151
H
A
R
R
Y
I
N
G
152
E
Y
E
L
E
T
153
D
R
E
S
S
E
R
154
A
N
I
M
A
T
E
S
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,735
Across
1
Diminish gradually. : PETEROUT
9
Crow's cousin. : JAYBIRD
16
1958 Derby winner. : TIMTAM
22
Like some troops. : AIRBORNE
23
Resistance to change. : INERTIA
24
Eccentric. : ODDONE
25
Refused cards, in poker. : STOODPAT
26
Marat/Sade's company. : MANIACS
27
Originator of an "ism." : MESMER
28
Weeds out. : THINS
29
Envelops. : WRAPS
31
Leather. : ELK
32
Doctors' order: Abbr. : AMA
33
Kind of lamb. : EWE
34
Count (on). : RELY
35
Rutherford B. : HAYES
36
Condition of sale. : ASIS
37
Ernie. : PYLE
39
Poss. pronoun. : YRS
40
"___ Raiders" of W. W. II. : CARLSONS
42
Inspirit. : CHEER
44
G.I. honors. : DSMS
48
Welles role. : KANE
49
"And ___ grow on." : ONETO
51
Shells, for short. : AMMO
52
"Let George ___." : DOIT
53
Incense. : ANGER
56
Species: Abbr. : SPP
58
Baseball's Speaker. : TRIS
60
What acid does. : EATSINTO
62
Maracas, in a way. : GOURDS
64
Kind of curtain: Abbr. : ASB
66
Consecutively. : INTURN
68
Find. : LEARN
69
See 12 Down. : EDAM
70
Jersey. : COW
72
Cole. : OLDKING
74
Name on a roster. : LISTEE
75
Wine holder. : DEMIJOHN
77
Insect. : BEE
78
Necessary. : NEEDED
80
Attention-getters. : ADS
81
Rent. : TORN
82
Long-range weapon, for short. : IBM
83
Abbreviation in physics. : CGS
84
Maintain. : AVER
86
Mars, for example. : ORB
89
AKC member? : SCOTTY
91
Manner. : AIR
92
19th century carriage. : CLARENCE
96
Prepare for replastering. : RELATH
98
Duplicate. : REPLICA
100
Champagnole's river. : AIN
101
Young horse. : FOAL
102
Tousled. : ACURL
103
Ape. : SIMIAN
104
Wild ox. : YAK
106
Certain strings. : TWINES
108
Disrespect. : CONTEMPT
110
Chinquapins. : NUTS
112
Barents. : SEA
114
Pineapple plant. : ANANA
115
French novelist (1850–1923). : LOTI
116
Brother of Hephaestus. : ARES
118
Scoria. : DROSS
120
Vex: Dial. : RILE
122
If not. : ELSE
123
TV's "again" show. : RERUN
125
Did penance. : EXPIATED
127
Deprive of: Prefix. : DIS
130
Papal tribunal. : ROTA
132
Put forth. : POSE
134
Moth species. : EGGER
135
Fashion feature. : VENT
136
Girls name. : RAE
139
Top. : LID
140
One-time Fordhamite. : POE
141
Money in Pakistan. : ANNAS
142
Desert pears. : CACTI
143
Secure. : OBTAIN
145
Color. : OLDGOLD
147
Emulate the "Old Soak." : TIEONEON
149
Reason. : MOTIVE
150
Architect of the Tuileries. : DELORME
151
A kind of action. : HARRYING
152
What a bodkin makes. : EYELET
153
Backstage helper. : DRESSER
154
Enlivens. : ANIMATES
Down
1
Mille-feuilles. : PASTRY
2
This or that. : EITHER
3
Family in Scott's "The Pirate." : TROILS
4
Ceylon export. : EBONY
5
Viral forms. : RODS
6
Fret: Scot. : ORP
7
Taken ___ (surprised). : UNAWARES
8
Explosive. : TETRYL
9
Kind of weed: Var. : JIMPSON
10
Anecdotal collections. : ANAS
11
Pay for Sato. : YEN
12
Cheeses. : BRIES
13
Of certain languages. : ITALIC
14
Edo carriage. : RICKSHA
15
Attys. : DAS
16
Buncombe. : TOMMYROT
17
Perfect! : IDEAL
18
De Bakey and others. : MDS
19
Library feature. : TOME
20
Over. : ANEW
21
Bare. : MERE
30
Of a fabled author. : AESOPS
32
Tarzan. : APEMAN
35
Chinese dynasty. : HAN
36
In the saddle. : ASTRIDE
38
Swirls. : EDDIES
40
Queen. : CARD
41
Yield. : NET
43
Arise. : EMERGE
45
Opus. : SONATA
46
Like some collars. : MITRED
47
Pits. : STONES
48
A Roosevelt. : KERMIT
50
Porcine sound. : OINK
53
Ripened. : AGED
54
Stem joint. : NODE
55
Where Agana is. : GUAM
57
Game piece. : PAWN
59
Fish. : STINGRAY
61
Baseball term. : SLIDER
63
Travel fast: Colloq. : SCORCH
65
Grooming aid. : BOBBYPIN
67
French pronoun. : UNES
71
"You don't mean it!" : OHNO
73
Man's nickname. : LEM
74
Oscar. : LEVANT
76
Subway action. : JOSTLE
79
Spanish painter. : DALI
82
Detail. : ITEM
83
Military abbreviation. : CIC
85
Polish. : REFINE
86
"I am Sir ___." : ORACLE
87
Add more ice. : RECOOL
88
Dulls. : BLUNTS
90
Commoner. : TRITER
91
Racecourse of world fame. : AINTREE
92
Lady Baltimore ___. : CAKE
93
Girl's name. : NONA
94
City of Calvados. : CAEN
95
Best-selling jungle heroine. : ELSA
97
More showy. : ARTIER
99
English prelate. : LAUD
103
Extend. : SPREAD
105
Prescribe. : ASSIGN
107
Pioneer in social work. : WALD
109
Disciplinarian. : MARTINET
111
Ball team, for short. : SOX
113
Kind of well. : ARTESIAN
117
Lither. : SUPPLER
119
Stephen or Diamond Jim. : SPENDER
121
Adjective suffix. : IER
124
Improvise on a sax. : NOODLE
126
Sicilian saint. : AGATHA
127
Trickery. : DECEIT
128
Chant. : INTONE
129
Cheats: Slang. : STINGS
131
Color. : OLIVE
133
Lily plants. : SEGOS
135
"Uncle ___." : VANYA
136
Ackley's new post. : ROME
137
"It's ___!" : ABOY
138
Suffix with Ann or Nan. : ETTE
141
Cairo dancer. : ALME
142
Stem base. : CORM
144
Be in trouble. : AIL
145
Extra. : ODD
146
Noun suffixes. : ORS
148
Son of Gad. : ERI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|