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TIMELY TOPIC

New York Times, Sunday, October 15, 1967

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 622 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,637
Across Down
1. Jobbing deal. : RESALE
7. Clouted. : BASHED
13. Demand. : CALL
17. Mint. : HERB
21. Irish county. : ANTRIM
22. Excite. : AROUSE
23. Friend of cheri. : AMIE
24. Eye part. : UVEA
25. One way to learn. : TRIALANDERROR
27. Good sense in Britain. : JUDGEMENT
29. Separated. : TORN
30. Israeli region. : NEGEB
31. Cygnus genus. : OLOR
33. Endocrines. : GLANDS
34. French pronoun. : ILS
35. Roll. : BAGEL
36. Nonbeliever. : PAGAN
38. Brobdingnagians. : GIANTS
39. Roman emperor. : TITUS
40. Region in the news. : SINAI
41. Adventure tale. : CONTE
42. In-laws. : AFFINES
45. Flemish city. : GHENT
46. Wasatch, for one. : RANGE
47. Hack. : CAB
50. Made fast. : MOORED
51. Affairs. : PROCEEDINGS
53. Counterweight. : TARE
54. Parcel out. : ALLOT
55. Time off. : LEAVE
56. Handel opera role. : ACIS
57. Fettucini. : PASTA
58. Threshold. : SILL
59. Prima ___. : FACIE
60. Snacks. : BITES
62. Triangular sail. : LATEEN
63. American canals. : SOO
64. Marshal's goal. : LAWANDORDER
66. Harems. : SERAILS
67. Bleach. : WHITEN
69. Sickly sentimentality. : GOO
70. Annapolis's river. : SEVERN
71. Varied: Colloq. : OFSORTS
73. Currency. : LEGALTENDER
77. Card game. : PAM
80. Lose. : MISLAY
81. Gruesome. : LURID
82. "He was not of ___ . . . " : ANAGE
83. Memorable soprano. : BORI
84. Term in music. : BLUES
85. Footwear, for short. : MOCS
86. Burn. : SINGE
87. Birdman. : FLIER
88. Region on the Ionian Sea. : ELIS
89. Game. : COURTTENNIS
92. Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
93. Inactive: Abbr. : RET
94. Color. : TAUPE
95. Street scenes. : RIOTS
96. Gave credit to. : TRUSTED
97. Bridge: It. : PONTE
98. Satellite. : TIROS
99. Combats. : DUELS
100. Check. : STANCH
102. It is allowed: Lat. : LICET
103. Breathing spells. : LULLS
104. ___ Blas. : GIL
107. Hanoverian name. : GEORGE
108. Albatross. : GONY
109. University scholarship. : BURSE
110. Decline. : WANE
111. Attractive. : APPEALING
113. Customer's choice. : CHARGEACCOUNT
117. Mortgage. : LIEN
118. Son of Isaac. : ESAU
119. Countesses. : LADIES
120. Bull's-eye. : TARGET
121. Endure. : LAST
122. Shower fondness (on). : DOTE
123. Bitter-___. : ENDERS
124. Controls. : STEERS
1. Pius XI. : RATTI
2. Matriculate. : ENROL
3. Mixes. : STIRS
4. Islands off Galway. : ARAN
5. Girl's name, for short. : LIL
6. Came forth. : EMANATED
7. Emblems. : BADGES
8. Swaying. : AREEL
9. Wendish. : SORB
10. Companion of Moses. : HUR
11. Within: Prefix. : ESO
12. Belittle. : DEROGATE
13. ___ Pass, Calif. : CAJON
14. Asian river. : AMUR
15. Cover. : LID
16. Puttees. : LEGGINGS
17. Compassionate. : HUMANE
18. Circumstance. : EVENT
19. Splits. : RENDS
20. Athletic gear. : BATS
26. Ethiopian sovereign. : NEGUS
28. Make joyous. : ELATE
32. Medieval tale. : LAI
35. Noted psychologist. : BINET
36. Chessman. : PIECE
37. One of the Stuarts. : ANNE
38. Alarms of a sort. : GONGS
39. Skiing region. : TIROL
40. Jostled. : SHOVED
41. ___ Major or Minor. : CANIS
42. Gather. : AMASS
43. Book leaf. : FOLIO
44. Does likewise. : FOLLOWSSUIT
45. Minute particle. : GRAIN
46. Kitchen device. : RICER
47. Instance. : CASEINPOINT
48. Russian co-op. : ARTEL
49. Seeds. : BEANS
51. Nut. : PECAN
52. Fruit. : DATE
53. Soviet republic. : TATAR
55. Noted penologist. : LAWES
57. Kitchen device. : PARER
59. Like some foods. : FATTY
60. Spacious. : BROAD
61. Object of worship. : IDOL
62. Reception. : LEVEE
64. Coins. : LIRAS
65. Today: It. : OGGI
66. Marsh plant. : SEDGE
68. Defects. : HOLES
70. Impediments. : SNAGS
71. Old card game. : OMBER
72. Daughter: Fr. : FILLE
73. Monetary gain. : LUCRE
74. Whilom. : ERST
75. Corrupts. : TAINTS
76. City near Dallas. : ENNIS
78. Mountain feature. : ARETE
79. Stalled. : MIRED
81. Magnifying glass. : LOUPE
83. Seventh heaven. : BLISS
85. Declaim. : MOUTH
86. Nose: Colloq. : SNOOT
87. Becomes entangled. : FOULS
89. Called off. : CANCELED
90. Vehicle. : TRICYCLE
91. Where Londonderry is. : EIRE
92. Discourses. : PRELECTS
94. Pacific island group. : TONGA
96. City on the Arkansas. : TULSA
97. Sire. : PARENT
98. Product of Bolivia. : TIN
99. Compulsion. : DURESS
100. Brown shade. : SEPIA
101. Small sharks. : TOPES
102. Talk: Suffix. : LOGUE
103. Swiss sledder. : LUGER
104. Anemometer. : GAUGE
105. ___ tube. : INNER
106. Europeans. : LETTS
107. Effrontery. : GALL
108. Insect. : GNAT
109. Soft cheese. : BRIE
110. Endured. : WORE
112. Equal: Prefix. : ISO
114. Yangtze tributary. : HAN
115. Subjoin. : ADD
116. Ounce. : CAT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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