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RAPID TRANSIT

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 1966

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,035
Across Down
1. Passengers. : FARES
6. Staircase: It. : SCALA
11. Roll. : BAGEL
16. Straight: Prefix. : RECTI
21. Tree. : ALAMO
22. Son of Eber. : PELEG
23. Parking place for chariots. : AGORA
24. Pharmaceutical item. : ALOIN
25. Transportation, in legend. : MAGICCARPET
27. Transportation, in folklore. : BROOMSTICKS
29. Man Friday: Abbr. : ASST
30. Quaker gray. : ACIER
31. City in West Riding. : LEEDS
32. Type of fence. : PICKET
33. Pungent plant. : CRESS
34. Entangles. : MIRES
35. Small: Prefix. : MINI
36. Canceled. : OFF
39. ___ today . . . : HERE
40. Wines of SW France. : PALUS
41. Measurements. : LENGTHS
44. Succeed to. : FOLLOW
46. Horny: Prefix. : CERAT
47. Reading matter. : TALES
48. Against: Abbr. : OPP
50. Relative of 93 Across. : FRYER
51. Transportation, in song. : SWEETCHARIOT
54. Troika team. : TRIO
55. Chemical compound. : AMINE
56. Stay. : TARRY
57. Building for streetcars. : BARN
58. Inspected: Slang. : CASED
59. ___ wear. : MENS
60. Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
61. Use up. : SPEND
63. Wall sections. : PANELS
64. Work: Prefix : ERG
65. Transportation, in a novel. : SHIPOFFOOLS
67. Short matches. : VESTAS
68. Operatic roles. : MANONS
70. Resort place. : INN
71. Smooth. : SILKEN
72. Harriers. : RACERS
73. Transportation, in myth. : WINGEDSHOES
77. G.P.'s. : DRS
80. German cake. : KUCHEN
81. Meets squarely. : FACES
82. Serviceable. : UTILE
83. Instigate. : ABET
84. Pigment. : OCHER
85. Evidence. : CLUE
86. Surpassing. : ABOVE
87. Stubborn as ___. : AMULE
88. Rebuked. : CHID
89. Transportation, in a poem. : PEAGREENBOAT
92. Bovine animal. : DOGIE
93. Pullet. : HEN
94. Arm of the sea. : FIRTH
95. Coupled. : MATED
96. Trough of a kind. : MANGER
97. Senores' garb. : SERAPES
99. Made a choice. : OPTED
100. Phoenician deity. : BAAL
102. Measurements: Abbr. : YDS
103. George and others. : ADES
104. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
105. Pied-à-___. : TERRE
106. Small wheel. : CASTER
109. Suffix with fix or vex. : ATION
110. Fort ___. : BRAGG
111. Point of land. : SPIT
115. Transportation, in a poem. : ONEHOSSSHAY
117. Seven-___. : LEAGUEBOOTS
119. Polynesian wraparound. : PAREU
120. Agreed. : ATONE
121. ___ a minute. : AMILE
122. Smart guy. : ALECK
123. Inaugurate. : START
124. Iberian abodes. : CASAS
125. C.G.S. units. : DYNES
126. Invaders of yore. : GOTHS
1. Rumor: Lat. : FAMA
2. Eheu! : ALAS
3. Pieces of music. : RAGS
4. Give voice to. : EMIT
5. S.P.C.A. : SOC
6. Typewriter part. : SPACER
7. Color. : CERISE
8. Montagnes. : ALPES
9. Sly look. : LEER
10. Broker: Abbr. : AGT
11. Baseball great. : BABERUTH
12. Sees eye to eye. : AGREES
13. Commodities. : GOODS
14. Antony's friend. : EROS
15. Take it on the ___. : LAM
16. TV preoccupation. : RATINGS
17. Bring out. : ELICIT
18. Relative of 93 Across. : COCK
19. Shaver: Var. : TIKE
20. Sort of sch. : INST
26. English poet. : CAREW
28. Musical instrument. : SPINET
31. Color. : LILAC
33. Job. : CHORE
34. Award film. : MARTY
35. Financial windfall. : MELON
36. Hall ___. : OFFAME
37. Quondam. : FORMER
38. Transportation, in a song. : FLYINGMACHINE
40. ___ the realm. : PEEROF
41. Highland VIP. : LAIRD
42. Transportation, in an expression. : HORSEANDBUGGY
43. Sales talks. : SPIELS
45. Optical glass. : LENS
46. ___ de Pasco, Peru. : CERRO
47. Prefix with fix or form. : TRANS
49. Schools of whales. : PODS
51. Relatives of schooners. : STEINS
52. Threads, in weaving. : WARPS
53. Hudson hero. : ABEL
54. Aunt: Ger. : TANTE
58. Hogsheads. : CASKS
60. Musical instrument. : FHORN
61. The "Trolley" and others. : SONGS
62. Bread. : PONE
63. W. I. volcano. : PELEE
65. Scornful look. : SNEER
66. Very well: Colloq. : FINE
67. Color. : VIOLET
69. Hurt. : ACHED
71. Hindu god. : SHIVA
72. Apparel trimmings. : RUCHES
73. English author. : WAUGH
74. Baker's man. : ICER
75. Nicknamed. : DUBBED
76. Put up with. : STOOD
78. Counted (on). : RELIED
79. Bovine animals. : STEERS
80. German bacteriologist. : KOCH
81. Shoes of a sort. : FLATS
83. Sun god. : AMON
85. Largest asteroid. : CERES
86. Ponies up. : ANTES
87. Robin Hood's Allan. : ADALE
89. Tootlers. : PIPERS
90. Help. : EMPLOYES
91. Consumed. : EATEN
94. Cinema term. : FADEOUT
96. Oleo, in Soho. : MARGE
98. Instead. : RATHER
99. Queenly sobriquet. : ORIANA
100. Hound. : BEAGLE
101. Polemicizes. : ARGUES
104. Mountain of Greece. : ATHOS
105. Wagon ___. : TRAIN
106. Lawmen, for short. : COPS
107. College course: Abbr. : ANAT
108. Evening: It. : SERA
109. Dog, in movies. : ASTA
110. ___ guest. : BEMY
111. Fly alone. : SOLO
112. Lindsay or Johnson. : POET
113. Hankering. : ITCH
114. Sounds of annoyance. : TSKS
116. Indian. : SAC
117. See 19 Down. : LAD
118. Gladstone. : BAG

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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