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.

New York Times, Monday, December 12, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
1
A
2
F
3
I
4
R
5
E
6
D
7
I
8
V
9
A
10
A
11
H
12
A
13
B
14
C
O
R
E
D
15
A
F
A
R
16
T
E
L
E
17
C
R
E
D
I
18
T
C
A
R
D
19
S
A
T
E
20
R
U
N
21
T
A
C
T
22
E
23
L
E
V
E
N
24
A
M
E
25
R
I
C
A
26
E
N
L
A
I
27
I
N
T
28
A
R
T
A
29
S
30
H
31
E
32
G
33
O
34
I
N
G
I
35
N
T
O
36
T
37
R
I
A
L
38
A
W
N
S
39
C
O
R
D
40
A
41
A
D
I
M
42
F
A
D
E
43
S
44
D
I
E
M
45
A
K
E
R
S
46
F
R
I
47
C
48
O
D
A
49
A
B
E
50
S
51
T
O
R
Y
52
A
N
O
R
53
A
54
K
55
S
56
W
57
A
P
I
T
I
58
T
U
T
U
59
F
Y
I
60
R
O
O
M
61
S
62
K
A
T
E
B
63
O
A
R
D
64
A
N
S
E
65
O
R
N
O
66
E
S
S
I
E
67
P
E
E
R
68
N
A
G
S
69
N
O
T
E
D
© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,330
Across
1
Flaming. : AFIRE
6
Singing lady. : DIVA
10
Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
14
Prepared, as apples. : CORED
15
___ cry. : AFAR
16
Far: Prefix. : TELE
17
Modern aid for buyers. : CREDITCARD
19
Surfeit. : SATE
20
Try for office. : RUN
21
Savoir-faire. : TACT
22
Cricket team. : ELEVEN
24
Western republic. : AMERICA
26
Chinese name, in part. : ENLAI
27
Temporary: Abbr. : INT
28
Greek gulf. : ARTA
29
Novel title. : SHE
32
Inquiring about closely. : GOINGINTO
36
Ordeal. : TRIAL
38
Grain bristles. : AWNS
39
Chord: It. : CORDA
41
Take ___ view of. : ADIM
42
Loses color. : FADES
44
Skilled toolshop workers. : DIEMAKERS
46
Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
47
Musical finale. : CODA
49
Honest ___. : ABE
50
Narration. : STORY
52
Hooded jackets for Arctic wear. : ANORAKS
56
Elk. : WAPITI
58
Ballet skirt. : TUTU
59
Abbreviation on a memo. : FYI
60
Space. : ROOM
61
Sidewalk scooter. : SKATEBOARD
64
Handle: Fr. : ANSE
65
Whether ___. : ORNO
66
Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
67
Equal. : PEER
68
Carps at one. : NAGS
69
Eminent. : NOTED
Down
1
Capital of Ghana. : ACCRA
2
Tribunal. : FORUM
3
Daughter of Zeus. : IRENE
4
Flushed. : RED
5
Preparing copy. : EDITING
6
Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
7
"___ first you don't succeed . . . " : IFAT
8
Toulon's department. : VAR
9
Eager. : ARDENT
10
Bewildered. : ATSEA
11
Atomized layer of upper atmosphere. : HEAVISIDE
12
Old man, in Germany. : ALTE
13
Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
18
Maneuver. : TACTIC
23
Old language: Abbr. : LLAT
25
Wash out. : RINSE
26
Wear away. : ERODE
28
Entrance courts. : ATRIA
30
Thin margin. : HAIR
31
Trees. : ELMS
32
Barbed spear. : GAFF
33
Man ___. : OWAR
34
Make unfit. : INDISPOSE
35
Tame tropical sea bird. : NODDY
37
Worker in the garden. : RAKER
40
Lover, as they say it in Seville. : AMANTE
43
Native of Perth. : SCOT
45
___ Adhem. : ABOUBEN
48
Prayer. : ORISON
51
Stop watch. : TIMER
52
Gas buggies. : AUTOS
53
Pull ___ one. : AFAST
54
___ eleison. : KYRIE
55
Sympathized (with). : SIDED
56
Do (up). : WRAP
57
Tops. : AONE
58
Flavor. : TANG
62
Ape of India. : KRA
63
Bear: Sp. : OSO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|