It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

VARIETY PACKAGE

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1969

Author:
Peter E. Price
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.73, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 718 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
Peter E. Price has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
P
2
O
3
S
4
T
5
O
6
F
7
F
8
I
9
C
10
E
11
A
12
L
13
B
14
I
15
N
16
A
17
P
18
O
19
T
20
H
E
A
R
N
O
E
V
I
L
21
H
O
L
22
E
S
I
N
O
N
E
23
L
A
U
N
D
E
R
M
A
T
S
24
T
O
U
C
H
A
N
D
G
O
25
D
E
L
F
T
26
A
D
O
N
A
I
27
S
28
T
E
L
29
G
A
S
E
S
30
E
M
A
31
A
32
L
T
33
R
O
T
G
U
34
T
35
S
E
36
T
A
37
F
O
N
38
D
A
S
39
D
A
V
I
N
C
I
40
S
41
C
O
R
42
D
43
O
44
B
45
A
46
I
N
G
E
N
U
47
E
S
48
O
O
H
E
D
49
T
R
A
I
L
E
R
50
C
A
I
R
A
51
A
C
52
T
53
O
N
54
A
R
A
55
B
I
A
56
O
D
R
A
57
I
D
U
N
58
M
U
S
E
S
59
S
N
A
K
E
C
H
60
A
R
M
E
R
61
T
E
M
62
F
I
X
63
L
L
64
O
Y
D
C
65
R
I
S
E
66
A
T
A
67
L
O
N
68
O
F
O
U
R
S
K
69
I
N
S
70
O
71
D
I
S
T
72
Y
A
N
G
73
T
Z
E
74
T
I
U
75
S
A
M
76
P
L
E
D
77
T
78
W
E
E
D
79
C
A
R
80
S
O
N
C
81
I
T
Y
82
A
U
G
83
O
A
S
84
L
85
A
H
R
86
A
F
G
H
A
N
87
S
Y
S
88
M
89
A
90
W
91
P
H
I
92
B
E
T
A
K
93
A
P
P
A
94
L
O
95
C
H
S
96
F
A
V
I
97
P
I
C
A
98
B
I
S
T
R
O
99
I
S
T
O
O
100
A
U
D
E
N
101
O
N
A
N
102
O
A
K
103
T
I
C
104
K
S
105
T
O
106
W
N
S
E
N
D
107
S
E
N
S
A
T
O
108
U
N
K
N
O
109
W
110
N
S
111
O
T
S
E
G
O
112
R
S
V
113
P
114
S
E
I
S
H
U
115
U
G
H
116
Y
E
W
117
S
118
H
119
A
120
M
S
121
S
H
122
E
123
T
S
C
A
L
124
E
S
125
O
126
M
E
R
S
127
K
I
S
S
M
128
E
K
A
T
129
E
130
H
E
L
L
I
S
131
H
N
E
S
S
132
Y
E
S
T
E
R
Y
E
A
R
133
E
L
E
E
M
O
S
Y
N
A
134
E
R
N
A
N
I
135
O
L
E
136
S
E
N
D
I
N
G
S
E
T
© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,183
Across
1
Children's game : POSTOFFICE
11
Priest's vestment : ALB
14
"Pease porridge ___ . . . " : INAPOT
20
Circumspect monkey : HEARNOEVIL
21
Aces : HOLESINONE
23
Washrooms of a sort: Var. : LAUNDERMATS
24
Anybody's guess : TOUCHANDGO
25
Dutch pottery : DELFT
26
Shelley's elegy for Keats : ADONAIS
28
Wire: Abbr. : TEL
29
Mustard, laughing, etc. : GASES
30
Tartu's river : EMA
31
High: Music : ALT
33
Word for bad liquor : ROTGUT
35
___ bad example : SETA
37
Henry and Jane : FONDAS
39
"Mona Lisa," et al. : DAVINCIS
41
Capital of Spain under Moors : CORDOBA
46
Certain starlets : INGENUES
48
___ and ahed : OOHED
49
Mobile home : TRAILER
50
Song of French Revolution : CAIRA
51
Make a move : ACTON
54
Red Sea land : ARABIA
56
Wroclaw's river : ODRA
57
Champion filly, 1957–8 : IDUN
58
Calliope et al. : MUSES
59
Indian tourist attraction : SNAKECHARMER
61
Pro ___ : TEM
62
Repair : FIX
63
___ Douglas, novelist : LLOYDC
65
Rebel : RISE
66
___ standstill : ATA
67
Chaney : LON
68
Scared out ___ : OFOURSKINS
70
Kind of poet : ODIST
72
Chinese river : YANGTZE
74
Teutonic god : TIU
75
Tried : SAMPLED
77
Famed New York boss : TWEED
79
Smallest state capital : CARSONCITY
82
Before Sept. : AUG
83
Western group: Abbr. : OAS
84
Alias the Cowardly Lion : LAHR
86
Lap robe : AFGHAN
87
Railroad network: Abbr. : SYS
88
Gullet : MAW
91
Society founded in 1776 : PHIBETAKAPPA
94
Ness and others : LOCHS
96
Honeycombs: Lat. : FAVI
97
Type size : PICA
98
Cafe : BISTRO
99
It ___ much to ask : ISTOO
100
W. H. ___, poet : AUDEN
101
Where the wise old owl sat : ONANOAK
103
Clock sounds : TICKS
105
Pension plan of the '30s : TOWNSEND
107
Prudent: It. : SENSATO
108
Tomb of the ___ : UNKNOWNS
111
N. Y. lake : OTSEGO
112
Invitation P.S. : RSVP
114
Korean city : SEISHU
115
Brave talk : UGH
116
Evergreen : YEW
117
Put-ons : SHAMS
121
Pronoun : SHE
123
Testing devices : TSCALES
125
Hebrew measures : OMERS
127
Musical based on "Shrew" : KISSMEKATE
130
Child's behavior at times : HELLISHNESS
132
Yore : YESTERYEAR
133
Aims: Lat. : ELEEMOSYNA
134
Opera by Verdi : ERNANI
135
Music to torero's ears : OLE
136
Radio transmitter : SENDINGSET
Down
1
Daddy long-legs genus : PHALANGIUM
2
Egg, in Paris : OEUF
3
City in S. Calif. : SANTAANA
4
Shifted: Ahbr. : TRD
5
___ a time : ONEAT
6
Detroit name : FORD
7
Thighbones : FEMORA
8
Chekhov's first play : IVANOV
9
Formal award : CITATION
10
The sign, to a Spaniard : ELSIGNO
11
Nootka Indian : AHT
12
Booty : LOOT
13
Monday ailment : BLUES
14
Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
15
Falls for a married woman : NIAGARA
16
King of Siam's friend : ANNA
17
Jet housings : PODS
18
Andaman people : ONGE
19
Birthplace of Anacreon : TEOS
22
Selective philosophy : ECLECTICISM
23
Tom Collins of Kansas : LEMONADE
25
Fiscal problem : DEFICIT
27
Unspecified quantity : SUCHANDSUCH
32
Rival of Tulane : LSU
34
Closet bar : TIERACK
36
Jewish scriptures : TORAHS
38
Member of F.D.R. Cabinet : DERN
39
Medals : DSCS
40
Neighbor of Ia. : SDAK
42
Fashion name : DIOR
43
Card game : OLDMAID
44
French headgear : BERETS
45
Famous mountain : ARARAT
47
French waters : EAUX
52
Author of "The Caretakers" : TELFER
53
Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
55
Town in N.W. France : BERNAY
58
Big name in vases : MING
59
Mock orange : SYRINGA
60
God of the winds : AEOLUS
62
Caress : FONDLE
64
At a loss, financially : OUTOFPOCKET
67
New Guinea port : LAE
68
Missouri mountains : OZARKS
69
Isn't it, Shakespeare style : ISTNOT
71
Thermometer abbreviation : DEG
72
Book by Sammy Davis : YESICAN
73
Russian composer : TCHAIKOVSKY
76
Reimburses : PAYS
77
Venetian fishing boats : TOPPOS
78
Woman, in Hawaii : WAHINE
80
Ptomaines found in meat : SAPRINS
81
Adjective suffixes : IALS
85
Part of a box score : ATBATS
87
Scat! : SHOO
88
Ogled : MADEEYESAT
89
Persons exacting retribution : AVENGERS
90
Casements : WINDOWS
92
Injunctions : BANS
93
Aleutian isl. : ATTU
95
Small beds : COTS
96
Brouhaha : FUSS
99
Kind of triangle: Var. : ISOSCELE
100
Quinn and Newley : ANTHONYS
102
Scullers : OARSMEN
104
Jewish delicacies : KNISHES
106
Polly's suffix : WOG
109
Onetime N. Y. greeter Grover : WHALEN
110
Voided : NULLED
113
Dun-colored: Prefix : PHAEO
115
___-les-Bains, France : USSON
117
Terrier : SKYE
118
Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
119
Org.'s cousin : ASSN
120
Russian river : MSTA
122
Lat. abbr. : ETAL
124
Book by E. E. Cummings : EIMI
126
Handwriting on the wall : MENE
128
Silkworm : ERI
129
Prior to : ERE
131
Slum area need: Abbr. : HSG

Answer summary: 26 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|