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GOING CONCERNS

New York Times, Sunday, February 23, 1964

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,320
Across Down
1. One of the Moluccas. : CERAM
6. Tallied. : AGREED
12. Temporary effort. : SPASM
17. Move (along) quickly: Colloq. : NIPS
21. Tidbit. : OLIVE
22. Islands NW of Shetlands. : FAEROE
23. Commune W of Venice. : PADUA
24. Step ___. : ONIT
25. Fortification. : REDAN
26. Symbol of victory. : FLYINGCOLORS
28. Part of ETO. : STLO
29. See 10 Down. : AGE
30. Pacific islands. : AROES
31. Styptics. : ALUMS
32. Limit of one's resources. : TETHER
34. Israeli pound. : LIRA
36. Does housework. : MOPS
37. Pleases. : SUITS
38. Glass: Fr. : VERRE
39. Loaves of German bread. : STOLLENS
41. Soprano of the Gay Nineties. : CALVE
42. Gulfweed. : SARGASSO
45. Full of: Suffix. : ULENT
46. Attacked. : SAILEDINTO
48. Succeeded. : WON
49. Goblins. : BOGIES
51. Lustrous fabric. : PANNE
52. Menu item. : BEEF
53. Thorny tree. : LIME
54. Legendary British king. : UTHER
55. Fish. : GRUNT
56. Free's partner. : CLEAR
58. Occasions. : TIMES
59. ___ America. : MISS
60. Composed. : WROTE
61. Musical interval. : THIRD
62. See 59 Across. : SHE
63. Exclamation. : POH
64. Position of authority. : DRIVERSSEAT
66. Church part. : CHANCEL
70. Within: Prefix. : ESO
71. Italian river. : RENO
72. Rhine tributary. : AAR
73. Eschew. : SHUN
74. ___ shoestring. : ONA
75. Diving duck. : REDHEAD
77. Candidate. : RUNNINGMATE
81. Abbreviation in physics. : CGS
82. Shade of brown. : OAK
83. Midrib: Bot. : COSTA
84. Go it ___. : ALONE
85. Revue item. : SKIT
86. Acted. : MIMED
89. Fruit. : PRUNE
90. Wheat. : SPELT
91. Pennsylvania-born pioneer. : BOONE
92. Shakespearean role. : IRAS
93. Play: Abbr. : TRAG
94. Lace. : FILET
95. Played a game. : GOLFED
96. Insect. : DOR
97. What scalpers do. : HIKEPRICES
100. Parade item. : FLOAT
101. Managing. : INCHARGE
104. Dear ones. : LOVES
105. Boxing term. : CLINCHES
108. Trusts. : HOPES
109. Famous nine. : MUSES
110. Possible train time. : NOON
111. Slithery. : EELY
112. Western Indian. : DAKOTA
114. Lead bars in windows. : CAMES
115. Not ___. : SOHOT
116. Small mass. : WAD
117. Useful bit of Latin. : IBID
118. Vessel. : TRAMPSTEAMER
121. Hastily: Poet. : AMAIN
123. Child: Sp. : NINO
124. Silas Marner's foundling. : EPPIE
125. Gazing. : ASTARE
126. English novelist. : MILNE
127. "And four ___." : TOGO
128. Eminent. : NOTED
129. Made a foray. : RAIDED
130. Slow: Colloq. : POKEY
1. Pieces of jewelry. : CORALS
2. Judicial writ. : ELEGIT
3. ___ over (trample). : RIDEROUGHSHOD
4. Burmese city. : AVA
5. Brothers. : MEN
6. Insult. : AFFRONT
7. Lively dances. : GALOPS
8. Philip and Alfonso. : REYES
9. Greek goddess. : ERIS
10. Long period. : EON
11. Soldier-statesman. : DEGAULLE
12. Spoke volubly: Colloq. : SPOUTED
13. Tropical trees. : PALMS
14. Pothers. : ADOS
15. Over: Prefix. : SUR
16. ___ Arts. : MASTEROF
17. Our: Lat. : NOSTRA
18. Actively involved. : INTHESWIM
19. Load. : PILE
20. Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
27. Famous name in India. : CLIVE
30. Words of assent. : AMENS
33. Work: Prefix. : ERG
35. United nations. : ALLIES
37. Mark, for one. : SAINT
38. Father: Ger. : VATER
40. Villainous expression. : LEER
41. Food processor. : CANNER
42. P.G.A. luminary. : SNEAD
43. About. : SOME
44. Bills. : ONES
46. Recipe direction. : SAUTE
47. French composer. : IBERT
49. Unusually large: Colloq. : BUMPER
50. Useless. : OTIOSE
51. Utah city. : PROVO
53. Legal term. : LIEN
55. Monotonous routine. : GRIND
56. Colette novel. : CHERI
57. ___ Fail. : LIA
58. Laird. : THANE
60. Inflict. : WREAK
61. African lake. : TSANA
62. Author Nevil. : SHUTE
64. Apprehension. : DREAD
65. A votre ___. : SANTE
66. Musical piece. : CHANT
67. Bigwig. : COCKOFTHEWALK
68. Fire ___. : ENGINE
69. Endured. : LASTED
73. Salmon. : SMOLT
76. Farm implements. : HOES
77. Michigan river. : ROUGE
78. Partner of U.S.A. : USN
79. Sorrento's neighbor. : NAPLES
80. Unaccompanied songs. : GLEES
83. Short-billed rail. : CRAKE
85. Comfort. : SOLACE
86. Where Côte d'Azur is. : MIDI
87. Ferrite. : IRON
88. Bandmaster. : MARCHKING
89. Fuss-budgets. : PRIGS
90. Certain throws, in dice. : SICES
91. Favor. : BOON
93. Be minatory. : THREATEN
94. ___ general. : FIVESTAR
95. Flash. : GLINT
98. ___ for (supported). : PLUMPED
99. Ramblers. : ROSES
100. Nonplused: Colloq. : FLOORED
102. Jinx. : HOODOO
103. Relevant. : APT
105. Become united. : COHERE
106. Tennyson character. : ELAINE
107. Port down under. : SYDNEY
109. White House name. : MAMIE
110. Traveler of a sort. : NOMAD
112. Force. : DINT
113. Lifeless: Prefix. : ABIO
114. Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
115. Egyptian goddess. : SATI
119. Mail service: Abbr. : RPO
120. Former govt. agency. : ESA
121. Watt's relative: Abbr. : AMP
122. Mine: It. : MIO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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