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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

OLYMPIC GAME

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1964

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 696 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 19, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,586
Across Down
1. Cupids. : AMORS
6. Work ___. : OFART
11. Where Agana is. : GUAM
15. Midnight or after. : LATE
19. Festival of Ops. : OPALIA
20. Fruit. : PAPAW
21. "This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
22. Item for 88 Across. : ASOP
23. Space probe. : PROJECTGEMINI
25. Egg drinks. : NOGS
26. Princess of the East. : RANI
27. Month: Abbr. : APL
28. Tire city. : AKRON
29. Lambs: Lat. : AGNI
31. Igneous. : PLUTONIC
33. Lancer. : UHLAN
35. Luminous phenomenon. : AURORABOREALIS
38. Tolstoi and others. : LEOS
39. Substitute. : PROXY
40. Short jackets. : ETONS
41. Sound of surprise. : GASP
44. Turkish rug. : USHAK
47. Brush stroke. : DAB
48. Hoover, for instance. : DAM
49. Compass reading. : SBE
51. Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
53. Discovering. : ESPYING
55. Poetic verb. : DOST
58. Wee: Scot. : SMA
60. Stocking knit. : ARGYLL
62. Dickens girl. : ADA
63. Face with hands. : DIAL
65. Stimulate. : WHET
67. Part of the forest. : ELMS
69. "And to ___ good night." : ALLA
70. Short time, for short. : SEC
71. Bug of sorts. : FLAW
73. Hero of old. : ACHILLES
75. Seven bid. : SLAM
76. Insect. : TSETSE
79. ___ one's laurels. : RESTSON
81. Man ___. : FROMMARS
83. Tax experts. : CPAS
84. Emulate 90 Across. : REBUT
85. Transistor. : RADIO
87. Pro votes. : YEAS
88. Challenge for Hercules. : CERBERUS
90. Member of a college team. : DEBATER
92. Weapon. : CANNON
94. Chemical suffix. : INOL
95. About all of Eve. : ADAMSRIB
97. Second in a series. : BETA
99. Air medal. : DFO
100. Advantage. : EDGE
101. English river. : TYNE
102. Money in Callao. : SOLS
104. Obscure. : DARK
106. Japanese measure. : CHO
107. Hippolyte's ___. : GIRDLE
109. Memorable U.N. name. : DAG
111. Genus of herbs. : GEUM
113. Bogs. : MARSHES
115. Turn ___ dime. : ONA
116. Bad. : ILL
118. Cat ___. : GUT
120. Degrees. : MAS
122. Asian. : TATAR
123. Hoover aide. : GMAN
125. Shemoneh ___, Jewish prayer book. : ESREH
127. Deer. : HARTS
129. Type of whale. : ORCA
131. O'Neill title in part. : BECOMESELECTRA
134. Settle a debt. : PAYUP
135. Greed. : CUPIDITY
138. Afrikaans. : TAAL
139. Places in Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin. : IOLAS
141. Adjective suffix. : BLE
142. Poet of old. : OVID
143. Cámara. : SALA
145. Helmet that made Athena invisible. : THECAPOFHADES
148. Market. : SALE
149. Manger. : CRIB
150. And not: Lat. : ETNON
151. Indians. : MIAMIS
152. ___' Yeu. : ILED
153. Stettin's river. : ODER
154. Money in Teheran. : RIALS
155. Something, in Germany. : ETWAS
1. Man-on-the-moon outfit. : APOLLOSPACEPROGRAM
2. Army man: Abbr. : MAJ
3. City in New York. : OLEAN
4. Haystack. : RICK
5. Henchman. : SATRAP
6. Marathon route. : OPENROAD
7. Clan: Abbr. : FAM
8. Beekeeper's concern. : APIARY
9. ___ bell. : RANGA
10. Piece of furniture. : TWINBED
11. Card game. : GIN
12. Big-money tournament. : USOPEN
13. As smooth ___. : ASGLASS
14. Iraq city. : MOSUL
15. Popular singer. : LAROSA
16. Strong ___ ox. : ASAN
17. Girl's nickname. : TONI
18. Iliad. : EPIC
19. Broadway title. : ORPHEUSDESCENDING
23. Vatican name. : PAUL
24. Cucurbit. : GOURD
30. Greek letters. : IOTAS
32. Shere Khan. : TIGER
34. Pale. : ASHY
36. U-shaped bend in a river. : OXBOW
37. General Erwin. : ROMMEL
42. Between ___. : SCYLLAANDCHARYBDIS
43. Gibraltar and Jebel Musa. : PILLARSOFHERCULES
45. Assistance. : AID
46. Bowie. : KNIFE
50. Singer. : BASSO
52. Littlenecks. : CLAMS
53. Sheikdom region. : EAST
54. Moll or doll. : GAL
56. Splinters. : SHATTERS
57. Gumshoes. : TECS
59. Extremely: Slang. : ALLFIRED
61. Meter readers. : GASMEN
64. ___ penates. : LARESAND
66. Rocket. : THORABLE
68. Grouper. : MERO
72. Fabric on a loom. : WEB
74. ___ the finish. : INAT
77. Put aside, as a bill. : TABLED
78. Direction. : SSE
80. Froth. : SUDS
82. Clam genus. : MYA
84. First name of stage fame. : RUDY
86. Bluebook girl. : DEB
88. ___ de Avila, Cuban city. : CIEGO
89. Badger. : RATEL
91. Book: Abbr. : BIOG
92. Weight unit. : CARAT
93. Some G.I.'s. : NOOS
96. Scant. : MEAGRE
98. Beanie's cousin. : TAM
103. Common plant. : SUMAC
105. Macaque. : KRA
108. Fur-___. : LINED
110. Caller. : GUEST
112. Companions of 81 Across. : MARTIANS
114. Portico. : STOA
117. One-piece garment. : LEOTARD
119. Where stars are found. : THEATER
121. Sharpen. : STROP
124. Lived up to (with "by"). : ABIDED
126. Idaho's Governor. : SMYLIE
127. State capital. : HELENA
128. Strauss opera. : SALOME
130. Simians. : APES
132. Whitefish. : CISCO
133. City near Helsinki. : LAHTI
134. Sound of irritation. : PSHAW
135. Thus: It. : COSI
136. Grapelike. : UVAL
137. Reactor. : PILE
140. Have ___ (show anger): Colloq. : AFIT
144. Short version: Abbr. : ABR
146. Mountain pass. : COL
147. M. D.'s group. : AMA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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