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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

PAR FOR THE COURSE

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 1968

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 691 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,057
Across Down
1. Sprays : MISTS
6. Radiant look : BEAM
10. Movies, in Mexico : CINE
14. W. Indian sorcery : OBEAH
19. Marigold, for one : ANNUAL
21. Where Valletta is : MALTA
22. With: Fr. : AVEC
23. Prestige : CASTE
24. Former gold pieces : DOUBLEEAGLES
26. Substandard : NOTUPTOPAR
28. MIT grads : ENGS
29. Rocket controls : VANES
30. Parches : SEARS
32. Tennis stroke : LOB
33. Archer of Norse myth : EGIL
34. Shade of green : KELLY
35. Lacquers : JAPANS
38. Since : NOW
41. Olympian : ARES
42. Ties up short : SNUBS
43. Of a storied river : DANUBIAN
45. Heatedly : INANGER
47. Opted : CHOSE
48. Rhine wines : HOCKS
49. Direction : NNE
50. Publish : GETOUT
51. Worth : PRICE
52. Beans : CONKS
53. Interdiction : VETO
54. Toastmaster : EMCEE
55. Trick : PRANK
56. Planet : PLUTO
57. Squelch : SITON
58. Stadium yells : RAHS
59. Egyptian port : SUEZ
60. American Indians : OTOES
62. Eligibility : FITNESS
64. Banking abbreviation : INT
65. Actress Palmer : BETSY
66. Saltpetre : NITRE
67. Conclude : CLOSE
68. Wood : ASH
69. Fine ___ : ARTS
70. Pinch : TWEAK
71. Winged : FLEW
72. Degree in mathematics : NTH
75. Effort : ESSAY
77. View halloo : SHOUT
78. Priggish one : PRUDE
79. Over: Prefix : TRA
80. Golf club : NIBLICK
82. Turning: Prefix : TROPO
83. Chiton : ROBE
84. Exclamation of surprise : PHEW
85. Oriental : ASIAN
86. Water nymph : NAIAD
88. Talks idly: Colloq. : CHINS
90. Laughs : HAHAS
91. Canvas of a kind : TARP
92. Tendon : SINEW
93. Railroad switch : SHUNT
94. Betoken : DENOTE
95. Assistance : AID
96. Washes : LAVES
97. Task : STINT
98. Bad guy : RUSTLER
99. Tarried : LAIDOVER
101. Lathers : SOAPS
102. Commands : BIDS
103. Mss. men : EDS
104. Tosses : HEAVES
105. Eschews : SHUNS
106. Hard and noisily : BANG
107. Saul's uncle : NER
108. Turf : SWARD
109. Spiny shrub : GORSE
110. Arctic sight : FLOE
114. Very tidy : NEATASAPIN
118. Happy accident : STROKEOFLUCK
121. Fabric : ORLON
122. Tinder : PUNK
123. Golf clubs : IRONS
124. Nothing: It. : NIENTE
125. Vogue : TREND
126. Very: Fr. : TRES
127. The latest : NEWS
128. Slangy adieux : TATAS
1. Attained : MADE
2. Look ___ (visit) : INON
3. Taut : SNUG
4. Laundry gear : TUBS
5. Girl of song : SAL
6. Roll : BAGEL
7. Letters : ELLS
8. Chemical ending : ATE
9. Candidate for "What's My Line?" : MASSEUSE
10. Engineering feats : CANALS
11. Color : IVORY
12. Clears : NETS
13. Predecessor of the louis d'or : ECU
14. Sea creature : OCTOPUS
15. Tropical tree : BAOBAB
16. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
17. ___ fast clip : ATA
18. Possessive : HER
20. Hare : LEVERET
21. "___ born free . . . " : MANIS
25. Agog : EAGER
27. Principal policies : PLANKS
31. Kolin's river : ELBE
34. Act superstitious : KNOCKONWOOD
35. Playing card : JACKOFCLUBS
36. Golfer's haven : NINETEENTHHOLE
37. Brazilian port : SANTOS
38. Where Kano is : NIGERIA
39. "___ meat . . . " : ONEMANS
40. Predecessor of "Say cheese!" : WATCHTHEBIRDIE
41. Chill : AGUE
42. Hebrew letter : SHIN
43. Prohibition: Colloq. : DONT
44. Certain lights : NEONS
46. Negatives : NOES
47. ___ Horse : CRAZY
48. Put up : HOUSE
51. Beseech : PRESS
52. Office worker : CLERK
53. Rosé et al. : VINS
55. Glazier's tools : PUTTYKNIVES
56. Snacks of a kind : POTATOCHIPS
57. American writer : STOWE
59. Alpine sight : SERAC
61. Jam : TIEUP
63. ___ la Cité : ILEDE
65. Ocean hollow : BASIN
70. Anger: Scot. : THRAW
71. Range of the Rockies : FRONT
73. Handled : TREATED
74. Ropes : HAWSERS
76. Hit smartly : SLAP
77. Pens : STIES
78. Impression : PRINT
80. City of Brazil : NATAL
81. Book of the Bible : ISAIAH
84. Puff : PANT
87. City of Manasseh : ANER
89. Losers at Châlons, 451 : HUNS
90. Dame Myra : HESS
92. Labor ___ : SAVERS
93. Acts as a substitute : STANDSIN
94. Anger : DUDGEON
96. "___ Marriage" : LOVEAND
97. Disenchanted : SOUR
98. Washing machine cycle : RINSE
100. French revolutionist : DANTON
101. ___ mare : SHANKS
102. Yaps : BARKS
105. Farm animals : SWINE
106. Favors, old style : BOONS
108. Incite : SPUR
109. Wax : GROW
110. Insect : FLEA
111. Stage name : LUNT
112. Numerical prefix : OCTA
113. ___ out (makes do) : EKES
114. Negative : NOT
115. Slip : ERR
116. Brew : ALE
117. Relevant : APT
119. Town, Cornish style : TRE
120. Right : FIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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