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OUTDOOR EXERCISE

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1969

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,162
Across Down
1. Sudden effort : SPASM
6. Flooded : AWASH
11. U.S. dramatist : ODETS
16. Card cheat : SHARPY
17. Santa ___ : MARIA
18. "___, my love" : RISEUP
20. Zodiac sign : PISCES
21. Make dim : BLEAR
22. Rhenish wine : MOSELLE
24. Do an assembly job of sorts : PINTHETAILONTHEDONKEY
27. Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
28. Sayings : DICTA
29. Exist : ARE
30. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
31. Marks with lines : RULES
34. City of the U.A.R. : CAIRO
36. Company officers: Abbr. : TRS
37. Hail : GREET
39. Glimpse: Fr. : APERCU
41. Zenith : NOONDAY
43. City in California : FRESNO
44. Hindu savant : GURU
46. Baseball term : NOHIT
47. Fashion name : DIOR
48. East Coast pair : CAROLINAS
52. Menu entries : OXTAILSOUPS
57. Tennis term : ACE
58. Former actor Alan : LADD
59. ___ Oro : RIODE
60. Above: Lat. : SUPRA
61. Midianite king : REBA
63. Fabric pattern : HOUNDSTOOTH
67. Chinese dynasty: Var. : TSIN
68. Spenser's name for an island : IRENA
70. Harden : INURE
71. False god : BAAL
73. Suffix for pat or port : ENT
74. Diner's choice : BACKFINCRAB
76. Napkin : SERVIETTE
78. Food fish : LING
79. Dashing : SMART
81. Kennel sound : YELP
82. Apartment V.I.P.'s, for short : SUPERS
85. Fuel : PEACOAL
87. Vast plain : STEPPE
91. Chemical compound : AMIDE
92. Stories: Abbr. : FLS
93. Islamic scriptures : KORAN
95. Closes : SEALS
96. Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
97. Golfer's aid : TEE
98. Musical chord : TRIAD
100. Hair pad : RAT
101. Tackle in a way : TAKETHEBULLBYTHEHORNS
109. Went rapidly over : SKIRRED
110. Silks: Fr. : SOIES
111. Locust tree : ACACIA
112. Dignified : SEDATE
113. Take ___ at : APEEK
114. Pater ___ : NOSTER
115. Philippine island : SAMAR
116. Irish county : KERRY
117. Printing errors for short : TYPOS
1. Doctor's sign : SHINGLE
2. Days of yore : PAST
3. Coy : ARCH
4. Sprinter's forte : SPEED
5. Occult : MYSTIC
6. Desires : AMBITIONS
7. Marsupial : WALLAROO
8. Of a planet : AREO
9. City of China : SIAN
10. Red deer : HART
11. Abalones : ORMERS
12. Vacuum tube : DIODE
13. He: It. : ESSO
14. School age : TEEN
15. Two-wheel carriages : SULKIES
16. Plane-wheel rotation : SPINUP
19. Historic city in Bulgaria : PLEVEN
23. With an ___ (expect) : EYETO
24. Arm of the Amazon : PARA
25. ___ of corn : ACAN
26. "___ János," Kodály opera : HARY
32. Hence : ERGO
33. Oar : SCULL
35. Mounted : ONHORSEBACK
36. Picture of a sort : TATTOO
37. Flagrant : GROSS
38. Drive out again : REROUT
40. Mr. Heep : URIAH
42. Ipse ___ : DIXIT
43. Thread: Fr. : FIL
45. Downfall : UNDOING
47. Of food : DIETARY
48. S. A. Indian : CARIB
49. Sidewalk in Seville : ACERA
50. Early violin : REBEC
51. Curving inward : ADUNC
53. Building material : ADOBE
54. Defeat : UPSET
55. Foulard : PRINT
56. Health: Fr. : SANTE
62. Walked: Colloq. : ANKLED
64. Hospital aides : NURSES
65. TV offering : DRAMA
66. Those who are not poor : HAVES
69. Burning : AFIRE
72. Gay songs : LILTS
75. Elected ones : INS
76. Night sight : STARRYSKY
77. Blade : EPEE
80. Beverage : ROOTBEER
82. Seasons : SALTS
83. Eskimo boats : UMIAKS
84. Some fingers : PINKIES
85. Commoner, for short : PLEB
86. Café au ___ : LAIT
88. Dodges : PARRIES
89. Flat : PLANAR
90. Appraisals: abbr. : ESTS
92. Branch line : FEEDER
94. Mass. town : NAHANT
97. Greek letter : THETA
99. Blind : DECOY
102. Wagnerian role : ERDA
103. Mine car : TRAM
104. Turkish town : USAK
105. Easy gait : LOPE
106. One waiting in ambush : LIER
107. Fastener : HASP
108. Prefix for pus : OCTO

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

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