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WORDPLAY

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1967

Author: William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,700
Across Down
1. Hodgepodge: Colloq. : SALAD
6. Cooper hero. : UNCAS
11. Frenchmen. : GAULS
16. Great name in astronomy. : GALILEI
18. Under: Poet. : NEATH
19. Unit of electric charge. : COULOMB
21. African. : UGANDAN
22. Celerity. : HASTE
23. Quercus alba. : OAKTREE
24. British party: Abbr. : LIB
25. Even if. : ALTHO
27. Early film fare. : SILENTS
29. Greek letter. : ETA
30. Duck genus. : ANAS
32. Reese sonnet. : TEARS
34. Bluish-gray. : SLATY
35. Absolute. : FLAT
36. Expressway features. : RAMPS
38. Hills. : RISES
40. Schedule abbreviation. : ARR
41. Certain years. : TEENS
42. One with all the answers. : WALKINGENCYCLOPEDIA
46. Hebrides isle. : IONA
47. Adjective suffix. : IOUS
48. Stock of goods. : LINE
49. Garish. : BLATANT
52. Place for a decision. : FORK
53. Easy to see. : CLEARCUT
57. Sight. : AIM
58. Time of a kind. : LEISURE
60. Greek letter. : CHI
61. Epernay's river. : MARNE
62. Pisgah's summit. : NEBO
64. Disgruntles. : SOURS
65. Detail. : THING
67. Miner's find. : LODE
68. Sweet: Lat. : DULCE
70. Napoleonic leader. : NEY
71. Farms. : GRANGES
73. Price. : SUM
74. Place to go fast. : SPEEDWAY
76. Below average. : POOR
77. Levies. : IMPOSES
79. Kaffiyeh holder. : AGAL
80. What "you" used to be. : THOU
81. Type of word. : NOUN
82. Something to sleep on. : INNERSPRINGMATTRESS
89. Wash away. : SCOUR
90. Rating. : AAA
91. Nuance. : SHADE
92. Cause of joy. : TREAT
94. Money of a kind. : TIPS
95. Dazzle. : BLIND
97. First step. : START
99. Banker's slogan. : SAVE
100. Pronoun: Fr. : UNE
101. Words from the wise. : COUNSEL
103. Small pair. : TREYS
105. Break. : GAP
106. Muzhik. : PEASANT
108. Signal. : FLARE
110. Western city. : SPOKANE
112. Runaway. : ESCAPEE
113. Rice, for one. : ELMER
114. Simple flute. : TONETTE
115. Lilies. : SEGOS
116. Is harsh. : RASPS
117. Math ratios. : SINES
1. Michigan port. : SAGINAW
2. State. : ALABAMA
3. Tree. : LIN
4. Former opera star. : ALDA
5. Administered. : DEALT
6. Overthrow. : UNHORSE
7. Educ. group. : NEA
8. Lewis hero. : CASS
9. Phrygian god. : ATTIS
10. Resins. : SHELLACS
11. Caprine. : GOATY
12. Arctic fowl. : AUKS
13. Final: Abbr. : ULT
14. Siren. : LORELEI
15. Czech composer. : SMETANA
16. Of the throat. : GULAR
17. Standard 21-gun courtesy. : INTERNATIONALSALUTE
19. Wall Street term. : CONTROLLINGINTEREST
20. Masters. : BEATS
26. Pershing's British counterpart. : HAIG
28. Title of 26 Down. : EARL
31. Win one, lose one. : SPLIT
33. Those of a class. : SENIORS
35. FBI part. : FEDERAL
37. Type of toast. : SKOAL
39. Amount due. : SCORE
41. Time of day. : TENAM
43. Moore's Evelyn. : INNES
44. Derisive sound: Slang. : YUK
45. Baked dish. : PIE
49. Strips. : BANDS
50. Go into drydock. : LIEUP
51. Walk. : AMBLE
52. Alecto. : FURY
53. Boxer's target. : CHIN
54. Go over. : CROSS
55. Excessive. : UNDUE
56. Is abundant. : TEEMS
59. Chop ___. : SUEY
60. Burn. : CHAR
63. Sea god. : OCEANUS
65. Farm structures. : TROUGHS
66. Anglo-Saxon legislature. : GEMOT
69. Sawmill machine. : EDGER
71. Hatchet men. : GOONS
72. Jet. : SPURT
75. Hawk's cry. : WAR
76. Greek letter. : PHI
78. The unique, to Britons. : ONERS
80. Reason for moving. : TRANSFER
82. Unfriendly manner. : ICINESS
83. "___ unto the wicked." : NOPEACE
84. Anguish. : PAIN
85. Signifies. : MATTERS
86. Jewish month. : ADAR
87. Channel into a harbor. : SEAGATE
88. Learned men. : SAVANTS
89. Hot pack. : STUPE
93. Early American home. : TEPEE
95. Framework. : BONES
96. ___ Robbia. : DELLA
98. Errata of a sort. : TYPOS
101. Aria da ___. : CAPO
102. Beats it. : LAMS
104. Sounds: Prefix. : SONI
107. Decline. : SAG
109. Fabric. : REP
111. Perception. : KEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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