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GOOD TIMING

New York Times, Sunday, March 5, 1967

Author: George Laczko
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,413
Across Down
1. Mortar. : COMPO
6. Theological degrees. : DTHS
10. Tool. : GRAVER
16. Rhyme scheme. : ABAB
20. Arthurian heroine. : ISOLT
21. Source of the Truckee. : TAHOE
22. Military relief: Sp. : RELEVO
23. Hexham's river. : TYNE
24. Complaint of an insomniac king. : OSLEEPOGENTLESLEEP
27. Virginia willow. : ITEA
28. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
29. Cape. : ORALE
30. Commodity. : ITEM
31. European trout. : REDCHAR
33. Color. : CHROMA
35. Pottery. : AGATEWARE
37. Speech sounds. : ERS
38. Moistens. : BATHES
41. Flooded. : AWASH
43. Airline term. : NONSTOP
45. Shade of gray. : ASH
46. Ad ___. : REM
48. Relevant. : APT
49. Compact. : HARD
50. Love feast. : AGAPE
53. Caustic. : LYE
54. Weather word. : SNOW
56. Rejuvenate. : RESTORE
58. French poet. : VILLON
59. Inscribes. : DEDICATES
62. Trap. : NOOSE
63. Surface layers. : VENEERS
64. Buckle, old style. : TACH
65. Poetic verb. : HATH
67. Purpose. : USE
68. Glassware. : JARS
69. Chinese unit of land area. : MOU
70. Wild carrot. : WEED
72. Cookouts. : ROASTS
74. ___ Alto. : PALO
75. Pronoun. : OUR
76. Romantic atmosphere. : CANDLELIGHT
79. Flower. : EVENINGROSE
83. Hero of "Exodus." : ARI
84. Saintly. : HOLY
85. Finale. : ENDING
87. Irish isle. : ARAN
88. Science degrees. : SMS
89. Magical herb in Homer. : MOLY
90. Numerical prefix. : TRI
91. Cronies. : PALS
93. Troubles. : AILS
95. Hindu transmigration. : SAMSARA
97. Island group of Polynesia. : TONGA
99. Yellowish. : LEMONLIKE
102. Eclogues. : IDYLLS
103. "Don't give up ___." : THESHIP
105. Mail. : SEND
106. Gained. : GOT
107. Shoe. : SABOT
108. Collegian. : COED
109. Ring decision. : TKO
110. Man's nickname. : WES
111. Pillbox. : HAT
112. Motives. : REASONS
114. Release. : LETGO
117. Spot. : MOTTLE
119. Common Latin verb. : AMO
121. Arrangement. : SERIATION
124. Fur. : ERMINE
126. Fire-eater's cousin. : HOTHEAD
128. Rustic cuss word. : DURN
129. Greek of Trojan horse tale. : SINON
130. Small carp. : DACE
134. Play high-low, in bridge. : ECHO
135. Parting words. : GOODNIGHTGOODNIGHT
139. Social pause-filler. : AHEM
140. Rounded off, so to speak. : OVALED
141. Scented. : OLENT
142. Garment. : TUNIC
143. Challenge. : DARE
144. Office stamps. : DATERS
145. Pith. : CORE
146. Forger. : SMITH
1. Offshoot. : CION
2. Larissa peak. : OSSA
3. Shape. : MOLD
4. Interlace. : PLEACH
5. Inhabitant: Suffix. : OTE
6. Navigator of 1497. : DAGAMA
7. Lay down ___. : THELAW
8. Whet. : HONE
9. Tennis term. : SET
10. Miss Gustafsson. : GRETA
11. Adjust. : RESET
12. "___ created equal." : ALLMENARE
13. Neckline. : VEE
14. ___ anon. : EVERAND
15. Range riders. : ROPERS
16. Of: Suffix. : ATIC
17. When to view "fair Melrose aright." : BYTHEPALEMOONLIGHT
18. Lend ___. : ANEAR
19. Baloo and others. : BEARS
21. Plaza protagonist. : TORO
25. Lars ___. : PORSENA
26. Skedaddles. : LIGHTSOUT
32. Confines. : DETAINS
34. Discoverer of Uranus. : HERSCHEL
35. Popular ski resort. : ASPEN
36. Carried. : WORE
38. Unqualified. : BALD
39. Up to now. : ASYET
40. Belloc's "Early Morning" figure of speech. : THEDAWNISMYBROTHER
42. Bern's river. : AAR
44. Look. : OGLE
47. Miller. : MOTH
49. Doublet's accessories. : HOSE
51. Spongy. : POROUS
52. Guarantee. : ENSURE
55. With dragging feet. : WEARILY
57. Buffeted. : TOSSED
58. City on the Adige. : VERONA
60. Frozen. : ICED
61. Cigar. : STOGY
63. Son of Odin. : VALI
66. Well, well! : HAH
68. Discordant sounds. : JANGLES
71. Outside: Fr. : DEHORS
73. Afterdeck sections. : STERNS
74. ___ code. : PENAL
76. Black currant liqueur. : CASSIS
77. Fleet. : ARMADA
78. Girl of song. : LOLA
80. Lion, in a way. : VIP
81. Relative. : GRANDSON
82. Fence. : RAIL
86. From dusk to dawn. : NIGHTLONG
89. Enzyme. : MALTASE
90. ___ the line. : TOED
92. Merganser. : SMEW
94. Toast. : SKOAL
96. Wild plum. : SLOE
97. In ___ (in control). : THESADDLE
98. American poet. : AIKEN
100. Be of ___. : ONEMIND
101. Little: Suffix. : ETTE
103. Girl's name. : TONI
104. Kitty. : POT
108. City on the Guadalquivir. : CORDOVA
113. Poseidon. : SEAGOD
115. Kind of counter. : GEIGER
116. All ___. : ORNONE
118. Monotony. : TEDIUM
119. Leading. : AHEAD
120. Coffee. : MOCHA
122. Radio part. : TUNER
123. Spring bloomers. : IRIDS
125. Debatable. : MOOT
127. British statesman. : HOME
129. Town near Caen. : STLO
131. Vedic god. : AGNI
132. Voucher. : CHIT
133. Do art work. : ETCH
136. Grain. : OAT
137. Ad ___. : HOC
138. Times: Abbr. : NTS

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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