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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
1
O
2
C
3
C
4
U
5
R
6
P
7
R
8
I
9
M
10
R
11
A
12
S
13
P
14
G
H
A
N
A
15
L
U
L
U
16
E
S
T
E
17
P
A
R
T
I
18
C
U
L
A
R
19
A
T
O
N
20
U
P
T
O
D
A
T
E
21
M
22
I
C
R
O
N
23
L
E
N
O
24
C
U
S
T
O
D
Y
25
H
26
O
27
W
D
R
Y
28
B
A
R
T
O
N
29
A
B
E
30
S
O
31
B
E
R
32
O
R
A
33
T
34
E
35
H
E
L
36
D
37
N
Y
L
O
38
N
39
S
U
I
T
40
A
D
L
I
41
B
42
W
O
M
A
43
N
44
T
R
A
45
W
A
R
46
S
A
W
47
P
O
48
S
S
E
T
49
A
50
G
I
L
I
T
Y
51
L
O
V
E
52
N
O
S
T
E
R
53
S
I
L
E
N
54
C
55
E
56
R
57
S
O
H
O
58
O
59
R
I
G
I
N
A
L
L
Y
60
E
D
E
N
61
N
O
A
H
62
A
T
O
L
E
63
L
Y
R
E
64
G
Y
N
T
65
S
E
G
O
S
© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,296
Across
1
Happen. : OCCUR
6
Demure. : PRIM
10
Grate upon. : RASP
14
African republic. : GHANA
15
Beaut. : LULU
16
East: Sp. : ESTE
17
Fastidious. : PARTICULAR
19
Like ___ of bricks. : ATON
20
New-fashioned. : UPTODATE
21
One millionth of a meter. : MICRON
23
Light cotton fabric. : LENO
24
Keeping. : CUSTODY
25
"___ I am . . . " : HOWDRY
28
Red Cross pioneer. : BARTON
29
Presidential nickname. : ABE
30
Dull-colored. : SOBER
32
Speak, in a way. : ORATE
35
Grasped. : HELD
37
Artificial fabric. : NYLON
39
Please. : SUIT
40
Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
42
Member of the distaff side. : WOMAN
44
Singing syllable. : TRA
45
City on the Vistula. : WARSAW
47
Milk beverage. : POSSET
49
Sine qua non of pedestrians, subwayites, etc. : AGILITY
51
Term of endearment. : LOVE
52
Pater ___. : NOSTER
53
Gun attachment. : SILENCER
57
London home of Karl Marx. : SOHO
58
In the beginning. : ORIGINALLY
60
English statesman. : EDEN
61
Arkite leader. : NOAH
62
Porridge of Spanish America. : ATOLE
63
Erato's symbol. : LYRE
64
Ibsen role. : GYNT
65
Lily plants. : SEGOS
Down
1
Soviet secret service, 1922–34. : OGPU
2
Fellow. : CHAP
3
Vehicle. : CART
4
Incalculable. : UNTOLD
5
Commandos. : RAIDERS
6
Farthest out solar planet. : PLUTO
7
Government. : RULE
8
Longshoremen's union. : ILA
9
Speak softly. : MURMUR
10
Atomic piles. : REACTORS
11
Today's supermen. : ASTRONAUTS
12
Remained resolute. : STOOD
13
Going price for thoughts. : PENNY
18
Gorge. : CANYON
22
That ___ say. : ISTO
24
Hit and rebound. : CAROM
25
Cheerful sound. : HAHA
26
Son of Boaz. : OBED
27
Friend. : WELLWISHER
28
Unworthy of. : BELOW
31
Side road. : BYWAY
33
Whitewall. : TIRE
34
Coup d'___. : ETAT
36
Modern sound effect. : DIALTONE
38
Port of Italia. : NAPOLI
41
Kind of cheese. : BRIE
43
Devotional periods. : NOVENAS
46
Hearty. : STRONG
48
Humphrey's concern. : SENATE
49
Man's name. : ANSEL
50
Bonbon. : GOODY
51
Buoyant. : LIGHT
53
Chinese provincial capital. : SIAN
54
Type of dance. : CLOG
55
Cockney's greeting. : ELLO
56
Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
59
Man's name. : ROY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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.

|