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THE GOOD OLD DAYS

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1965

Author: Roberta H. Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 101, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,698
Across Down
1. Garden pest. : APHIS
6. Kind of school. : PREP
10. Bar. : ESTOP
15. "Nobody loves ___ man." : AFAT
19. Lazybones. : DRONE
20. Hair: Prefix. : CRINI
21. "I will ___ evil . . . " : FEARNO
22. Two apiece: Lat. : BINI
23. Verb forms. : MOODS
24. Statue of sorts. : WOODENINDIAN
26. Sermon subject. : EVIL
27. Tropical fruit trees. : SAPOTAS
29. Seasonable. : TIMELY
30. Strongholds. : CITADELS
32. Rialto signs. : SROS
33. Roads: Lat. : VIAE
34. Tire town. : AKRON
35. Centuries ago. : CII
36. Toll road. : PIKE
38. Ancestor of airmail. : PONYEXPRESS
43. Guilty, old style. : NOCENT
45. Geisha garb. : OBI
46. Arikara. : REE
47. Skates. : RAYS
49. Particle. : ION
50. Cheer (with "up). : PERK
52. Custard tart. : FLAN
53. Sign. : TOKEN
56. 11th cen. king of England. : CANUTE
59. Foreign. : EXTERIOR
61. Like an evergreen. : PINIC
62. Shields. : PROTECTS
64. Pond. : TARN
65. One kind of caravan. : WAGONTRAIN
67. Note: Colloq. : IOU
68. City on the Vistula: Ger. sp. : THORN
70. Sewing term. : SHIRR
71. Bien ___. : AIME
72. Oriental fire god. : AGNI
73. Liable (to). : PRONE
74. Foot: Suffix. : PEDE
75. Neat as ___. : APIN
77. Families. : CLANS
78. Ancient history, etc. : LORE
79. Man's name. : EMIL
81. Goose. : BRANT
82. Devon. : SHIRE
83. Roman Rhea. : OPS
84. Famed dining-out place. : DELMONICOS
87. Unsuccessful. : VAIN
88. Rhubarb. : PIEPLANT
91. City on the Warta. : POSEN
92. Notions. : CONCEPTS
96. Rebounds. : CAROMS
97. Were. : LIVED
98. Frans of art. : HALS
99. Kind of salad. : SLAW
100. Pen point. : NIB
101. Anti: Colloq. : AGIN
103. Noun suffix. : IST
104. Diminutive suffix. : ULA
105. "Ruggles of ___." : REDGAP
108. 1858 poem (with "The"). : ONEHOSSSHAY
114. Pannier: Abbr. : BSKT
115. Jujube tree. : ELB
116. Palate. : TASTE
118. Egg on. : ABET
119. Hebrew letter. : ALEF
121. Wine. : SAUTERNE
123. Soft and smooth. : CREAMY
125. In love. : AMOROUS
128. Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
129. 1923 movie (with "The"). : COVEREDWAGON
132. Rawboned. : GAUNT
133. Scientific degree. : ENGD
134. Alpine features. : ARETES
135. Part of a bird's wing. : ALULA
136. Rooms of yore. : ATRIA
137. Old titles in Tunis. : DEYS
138. Laboratory equipment. : ETNAS
139. Adjective of direction. : YOND
140. Soft spots. : NESTS
1. Fleet men: Abbr. : ADMS
2. Outrigger. : PROA
3. Relic of crinoline days. : HOOPSKIRT
4. Former state in India. : INDORE
5. Sixth: It. : SESTO
6. Quid ___ quo. : PRO
7. Brawl. : RIOT
8. Kind of chicory. : ENDIVE
9. Help of a pastry cook. : PIEMIX
10. Counting-out word. : EENY
11. Cheerless. : SAD
12. Playful. : TRICKSY
13. Walking ___. : ONAIR
14. A float: Army term. : PONTON
15. Not up. : ABED
16. Subject of Marshall remark, 1917. : FIVECENTCIGAR
17. Dye. : ANILIN
18. City on the Memel. : TILSIT
20. Radio waves: Abbr. : CWS
21. Clerk. : FILER
25. Tide. : NEAP
28. Uraeus. : ASP
31. Oil. : ANOINT
34. Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
36. Poet of 18th cen. : POPE
37. Goat. : IBEX
39. Material. : ORLON
40. Close. : NEAR
41. Ginza money. : YEN
42. Upright. : ERECT
44. French figure of the 1920's. : COUE
48. Curtain material. : SCRIM
51. Chemical compound. : KETONE
52. Field of snow. : FIRN
53. Clemenceau (with "Le"). : TIGRE
54. ___ about. : ONOR
55. One's folks. : KIN
57. Tops. : AONE
58. Astonished: Fr. : ETONNE
60. Steak order. : RARE
61. Was profitable. : PAID
62. Rouge. : PAINT
63. "J'y ___, j'y reste." : SUIS
65. Engulf. : WHELM
66. Showers. : RAINS
68. Capricorn. : TROPIC
69. Old-fashioned. : HORSEANDBUGGY
70. Kind of milk. : SPILT
72. Trues up. : ALINES
73. Plunk. : PLOP
75. Curved. : ARCED
76. Peacock blue. : PAON
77. Smart. : CHIC
79. Dutch town. : EDAM
80. Altar table. : MENSA
81. Wind from the Alps. : BISE
82. ___ Souci. : SANS
85. Think. : OPINE
86. Indian summer time: Abbr. : NOV
87. Turn: Mus. : VOLTA
89. Pedant. : PRIG
90. Rounded. : LOBATE
92. Bills. : CASH
93. Old golf togs. : PLUSFOURS
94. Lecture. : TALK
95. Pakistan province. : SWAT
97. Boundary. : LINE
98. Pronoun. : HIS
102. Was quits. : GOTEVEN
105. Sat. : RESTED
106. Arthurian name. : ELAINE
107. Roman fates. : PARCAE
109. Runs swiftly. : HARES
110. Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
111. Marine route. : SEAWAY
112. Brittany port. : STMALO
113. Potato. : YAM
114. Rebuke. : BERATE
117. Stall sound. : SNORT
120. Yukon peak. : LOGAN
122. Spreads, as new-mown grass. : TEDS
123. Direction in music: Abbr. : CRES
124. Antisubmarine weapon. : YGUN
125. Miscellanea. : ANA
126. ___ rule. : UNIT
127. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
130. Greek letter. : ETA
131. Venerable. : OLD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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