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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

FIELD GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1968

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 709 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,833
Across Down
1. Abandon. : DITCH
6. Hike. : TRAMP
11. Solid. : MASSY
16. Bolt on a ratchet. : PAWL
20. Weighty, in a way. : OBESE
21. Man's slipper. : ROMEO
22. "___ Virginia." : INOLE
23. Porous rocks: Geol. : TOPHI
24. Flipped one's top. : WENTHAYWIRE
26. Foremen. : STRAWBOSSES
28. Initials of the 1930's. : NRA
29. Atmosphere. : ETHER
30. Forage grass. : MILLET
32. Put on a throne. : ENSEAT
33. Cans. : TINS
35. Sachs of opera. : HANS
36. Feat. : DEED
37. Clergymen. : PRIESTS
38. Popular movie category. : OATOPERA
40. Asparagus shoot. : SPEAR
42. Game for two. : CHESS
43. Sell. : VEND
44. In front. : AHEAD
45. Cottons. : CLOTH
46. Pinafore part. : BIB
49. Revolutions. : ORBITS
52. The common people. : GRASSROOTS
54. Weathercock. : VANE
55. Cook's paste. : PUREE
56. Reduce gradually. : PARE
58. Therefore. : ERGO
59. Blackbird. : MERLE
60. Border on. : ABUT
61. Vegetables. : SALADGREENS
65. Light helmet. : SALLET
66. One of Ghent's rivers. : LYS
67. Falls like rain. : PELTS
68. Jitterbug. : LINDY
69. Magnolia and Elm. : STREETS
70. Jinx. : HOODOO
72. Sweets. : CANDY
73. Breathtaking, in a way. : WHEEZY
74. Provisos. : CLAUSES
76. Drum. : BONGO
77. Spumes. : FOAMS
78. 2½ acres in Osaka. : CHO
81. Removal. : OUSTER
82. Songbirds. : MEADOWLARKS
84. Kelly ___. : POOL
85. Aberdeen owner. : LAIRD
86. Camera part. : LENS
87. Roper. : ELMO
88. Shoulder of a road. : BERME
89. Rancher of a kind. : DUDE
90. Rod Laver's game. : LAWNTENNIS
94. Part of Indonesia. : BORNEO
95. Wind direction. : SSE
96. Echo. : REPLY
97. Belgian city. : LIEGE
98. Basketball shot: Slang. : DUNK
99. Coarse fibers of wool. : KEMPS
100. Indolence. : SLOTH
101. Scenic, in a way. : VERDURED
105. Beach houses. : CABANAS
108. Free and easy. : GLIB
109. Pastures. : LEAS
110. Fruit tree. : PEAR
111. Big girl. : AMAZON
112. Stone fruit. : DRUPES
114. Sonora pots. : OLLAS
116. Meadow: Fr. : PRE
117. Black veils. : WIDOWSWEEDS
119. Pike features. : CLOVERLEAFS
122. Urge. : EGGON
123. Concept. : IMAGE
124. Pointer. : AIMER
125. Farewell! : ADIOS
126. Forest animals. : DOES
127. Bird songs. : NOTES
128. Certain homes. : NESTS
129. Tomato. : BERRY
1. ___ earth. : DOWNTO
2. Basque region. : IBERIA
3. Occupant. : TENANT
4. Time zone. : CST
5. Titter. : HEHE
6. Make an effort. : TRYHARD
7. "Ivanhoe" role. : ROWENA
8. Arab chiefs. : AMIRS
9. Riviera waters. : MER
10. "Leaves of Grass" selection. : POEM
11. Deceives. : MISLEADS
12. Horn. : ANTLER
13. "___ the Rose." : SORED
14. Piece of wood. : SLAT
15. Shrub. : YEW
16. Groups in 38 Across. : POSSES
17. Semicircular structures. : APSES
18. Cereal grass. : WHEAT
19. Arena. : LISTS
23. Fashionable: Colloq. : TONISH
25. Georgia city. : ATHENS
27. Green ___. : BERETS
31. Thoughts. : IDEAS
34. Council. : SOVIET
37. Snapshot. : PHOTO
39. Saint ___. : PETE
40. Particle. : SHRED
41. Black-eyed ___. : PEA
42. Heavy shoes. : CLOGS
44. Carpets. : AGRAS
45. Banal: Slang. : CORNY
46. Sir John of old song. : BARLEYCORN
47. Bay. : INLET
48. Vegetable dish. : BEETS
49. Jewel. : OPAL
50. Jewel. : RUBY
51. Dismiss lightly. : BRUSHASIDE
53. Like tall grass. : REEDY
54. Lupe of Hollywood. : VELEZ
56. The Niña's home port. : PALOS
57. Singer. : ALTO
59. Oat eaters. : MARES
61. Passover service. : SEDER
62. Body cell. : GLAND
63. Beatle. : RINGO
64. Furnish (with). : ENDOW
65. Flower parts. : STEMS
67. Propounded. : POSED
69. Type of headpiece. : SHAKO
71. Extravagant. : OUTRE
72. Seaboard. : COAST
73. Wriggle. : WORM
74. Common problems. : COLDS
75. Oahu spreads. : LUAUS
76. Famous fiddler. : BENNY
77. Spurious. : FALSE
79. Farm house. : HOME
80. Spread. : OLEO
82. Whines. : MEWLS
83. Hunt. : LEIGH
84. Freshen. : PERKUP
86. Finnish people. : LAPPS
88. Assurance. : BOND
90. City on the Sarthe. : LEMANS
91. Ovals. : ELLIPSES
92. Weeping mother. : NIOBE
93. Item for 90 Across. : NET
94. Treasurer. : BURSAR
96. Fame. : RENOWN
98. Businessmen. : DEALERS
99. Tooters. : KAZOOS
100. Ooze. : SLUDGE
101. Lawn texture. : VELVET
102. Mend. : REPAIR
103. An ___ music. : EARFOR
104. Smart. : DRESSY
105. Uttered a harsh cry. : CAWED
106. Friend. : AMIGO
107. Police authority. : BADGE
108. Superb. : GREAT
109. Mill machinery. : LOOMS
112. Party man, for short. : DEMO
113. Look over. : SCAN
115. Piece of wood. : SLAB
118. Beat the odds. : WIN
120. Recline. : LIE
121. Town near Arnhem. : EDE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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