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GRAND CENTRIAL

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1968

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 154, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.99, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 707 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 201, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,819
Across Down
1. Defeat, sportswise. : SHELLAC
8. Affair: Slang. : SHEBANG
15. Piece of writing. : EPISTLE
22. Refrain of old song. : LONGAGO
23. Persuaded. : WONOVER
24. Weather word. : MONSOON
25. Buoyancy. : ELATION
26. Busy-busy. : ONTHEGO
27. Certain Milwaukeeans. : BREWERS
28. Indistinct. : DIM
29. Fellow workers. : CONFRERES
31. Bazaars. : SALES
33. Layer. : HEN
34. High school course: Abbr. : GEOM
36. Historic body of water. : DEADSEA
37. Receded. : EBBED
38. Weapon of the pampas. : BOLA
39. Misquoted. : ERRED
41. Container. : CRATE
42. Air: Prefix. : PNEUM
43. T square. : RULER
44. Superiority. : MASTERY
46. Fleece: Scot. : PLOAT
47. Better than a bogey. : BIRDIE
48. Studious one. : BOOKWORM
50. Sharp abrupt noise. : CLACK
51. Periods. : DOTS
52. Greek letter. : TAU
53. Salts. : TARS
54. Silence. : SHUSH
55. Means of obtaining evidence. : WIRETAPS
59. Argand lamps. : ASTRALS
61. Estates. : PLANTATIONS
63. Containing sulfur: Prefix. : THI
64. In advance of. : BEFORE
65. River of the Northwest. : GRANDERONDE
66. Abbreviation in printing. : ITAL
67. Calculating instruments. : ABACI
68. Reserve levee. : COUNTERDIKE
69. Suburb of Brussels. : EVERE
70. Garment. : SACK
71. Describing a weather condition. : THUNDERLESS
72. Woodchopper. : AXEMAN
73. Little one: Suffix. : CLE
74. Mooring rope. : QUARTERLINE
75. Area of excessive illumination. : HOTSPOT
76. Defenders of a cause. : OLDGUARD
78. Exudes. : REEKS
79. Stalin's birthplace. : GORI
80. Noun suffixes. : THS
81. Fluff. : LINT
82. Young salmon: Var. : GILSE
83. Laconism. : CURTNESS
85. Customer. : CLIENT
88. Army officers: Abbr. : GENLS
89. Search thoroughly. : RANSACK
90. Dye. : HENNA
91. Produce. : FORGE
92. Heraldic color. : TENNE
93. Rates of motion. : TEMPI
97. Leaf cutters. : ANTS
98. Menu entry. : CLAMS
99. European goldfinches. : REDCAPS
101. Medical prefix. : DERM
102. Knight. : SIR
103. Lariat. : RIATA
104. Fruit grader. : SORTEROUT
106. Slope down. : DIP
107. Gives relish to. : SEASONS
109. Ordinary. : NATURAL
111. Part of the 1940's. : WARTIME
113. Not approved of: Slang. : INDUTCH
114. Nuclide. : ISOTOPE
115. Manifested. : EVINCED
116. Formal. : STARCHY
117. Gamboled. : CAPERED
118. Bring back. : RESTORE
1. Vehicle with runners. : SLEDGE
2. More sacred. : HOLIER
3. Captivate. : ENAMOR
4. Traffic signal: Abbr. : LGT
5. Secular. : LAIC
6. Do one ___ turn. : AGOOD
7. Couplers. : CONNECTORS
8. Military power: Fig. : SWORDARM
9. Satinpod. : HONESTY
10. Menu item. : ENTREE
11. Black tea. : BOHEA
12. Birds. : AVES
13. Not pos. : NEG
14. Finch. : GROSBEAK
15. Badge. : EMBLEM
16. Studied (over). : PORED
17. Spanish girl's name. : INES
18. Compass point. : SSW
19. Slight footing. : TOEHOLD
20. Siren. : LORELEI
21. Trap. : ENSNARE
30. Travelers. : FARERS
32. Border on. : ABUT
35. Reminder. : MEMO
37. Missing persons. : ENOCHARDENS
38. Explosion. : BURST
40. TV jungle program. : DAKTARI
42. Resembling a building material. : PLASTERLIKE
43. Liturgies. : RITES
45. Small meadow. : SWALE
46. Unprofitable for Captain Kidd. : PLUNDERLESS
47. Tolerated. : BORNE
48. Comiskey Park souvenir. : BASEBALL
49. Defied. : OUTFACED
50. Highest string of a violin. : CHANTERELLE
51. Electron tube. : DIODE
52. State in Mexico. : TABASCO
54. Defamations. : SLANDERINGS
55. Forty ___. : WINKS
56. Endeavors. : ATTEMPTS
57. Kings' titles. : PHARAOHS
58. Early movies. : SILENTS
60. Firm support. : ROCK
61. Small glass ornament. : PRUNT
62. Old French length unit. : TOISE
65. Calabash. : GOURD
66. American composer. : IVES
68. Outline. : CHART
69. Describing the great auk. : EXTINCT
71. Deadly: Fr. : TUANT
72. Artery. : AORTA
74. Cinchona. : QUINA
75. Unit originated by Watt. : HORSEPOWER
77. Rural scenes. : GLENS
79. Myrdal of Sweden. : GUNNAR
82. Teutonic. : GERMANIC
83. Postmarked. : CANCELED
84. Pieced (out). : EKED
85. Auto part. : CHASSIS
86. Merciful. : LENIENT
87. Old musical prelude. : INTRADA
88. Capricorn. : GOAT
89. Bureaucratic procedure. : REDTAPE
91. Gay. : FLASHY
92. Scourge. : TERROR
94. Casey, for one. : MEDICO
95. Schoolbook. : PRIMER
96. Block. : IMPEDE
98. Sure thing: Slang. : CINCH
99. Way. : ROUTE
100. Urbane. : SUAVE
103. College group. : ROTC
104. Holdup. : STOP
105. Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
108. Over: Prefix. : SUR
110. Fresh ___ daisy. : ASA
112. Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 21 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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