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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
G
2
A
3
B
4
S
5
J
6
A
7
I
8
L
9
H
10
A
11
G
12
S
13
A
B
O
U
14
U
R
S
A
15
A
D
I
O
16
S
17
O
B
O
E
18
L
U
M
B
19
E
R
J
A
C
K
20
L
O
B
21
L
I
M
Y
22
S
P
U
N
K
Y
23
S
T
Y
24
M
I
E
S
25
S
K
I
S
26
P
A
S
T
27
Q
U
I
E
T
28
U
29
D
30
E
31
S
32
T
R
A
P
33
C
U
L
M
S
34
N
I
X
35
I
R
I
S
36
S
H
A
K
O
37
P
E
R
E
38
V
I
Z
39
L
E
A
F
Y
40
V
E
X
E
S
41
A
P
E
42
R
I
T
I
F
43
C
O
R
A
44
E
T
U
N
45
F
L
U
M
M
46
O
47
X
48
T
49
O
50
R
N
U
P
51
T
E
A
S
52
P
U
R
53
S
W
E
E
P
S
54
A
W
A
Y
55
A
L
T
A
56
P
E
N
G
O
57
R
I
S
E
58
V
E
R
Y
59
S
E
E
N
60
A
T
T
Y
61
A
D
E
S
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,810
Across
1
Chins. : GABS
5
Lockup. : JAIL
9
Witches. : HAGS
13
Eastern name. : ABOU
14
Bear: Lat. : URSA
15
Word of farewell. : ADIOS
17
Wood wind. : OBOE
18
Logger. : LUMBERJACK
20
Tennis stroke. : LOB
21
Citric. : LIMY
22
Game. : SPUNKY
23
Frustrates. : STYMIES
25
Sports gear. : SKIS
26
Gone. : PAST
27
Calmness. : QUIETUDE
31
Sandal part. : STRAP
33
Hollow stems. : CULMS
34
Put the kibosh on. : NIX
35
Showy flower. : IRIS
36
Plumed cap. : SHAKO
37
___ Marquette. : PERE
38
To wit, for short. : VIZ
39
Like certain vegetables. : LEAFY
40
Disquiets. : VEXES
41
Appetizer. : APERITIF
43
Proserpine. : CORA
44
Vingt-___. : ETUN
45
Confuses: Slang. : FLUMMOX
48
In violent disarray. : TORNUP
51
Social affairs. : TEAS
52
Buyer: Abbr. : PUR
53
Discards. : SWEEPSAWAY
55
Opposite of "baja." : ALTA
56
Former coin of Hungary. : PENGO
57
Upgrade. : RISE
58
Exceedingly. : VERY
59
Understood. : SEEN
60
Dist. ___. : ATTY
61
Noun suffixes. : ADES
Down
1
Reading, et al. : GAOLS
2
Father superior. : ABBOT
3
Reward of the most inept. : BOOBYPRIZE
4
Girl of song. : SUE
5
Style of cap. : JULIET
6
Cuckoopints. : ARUMS
7
Doctrinaire. : ISMY
8
Chemist's domain. : LAB
9
Rapacious ones. : HARPIES
10
Regulate. : ADJUST
11
One of Menotti's names. : GIAN
12
Punch. : SOCK
16
Shade of blue. : SKY
19
Husky. : ESKIMO
21
Speech affectation. : LISP
24
Pasture sounds. : MAAS
25
Glum. : SULKY
27
Drink heartily. : QUAFF
28
Peerless. : UNEXAMPLED
29
Most acute. : DIRE
30
Letters. : EXES
31
One of the Trimurti. : SIVA
32
Misstep. : TRIP
33
Sequence. : CHAIN
36
Organizations. : SETUPS
37
Hair-do, for short. : PERM
39
Landed. : LITUPON
40
French pronoun. : VOUS
42
Bridge gaffe. : RENEGE
43
Marly. : CLAYEY
45
Repast. : FEAST
46
Bizarre. : OUTRE
47
Diagnostic aids. : XRAYS
48
Recipe abbreviation. : TSP
49
Uses credit cards. : OWES
50
Lesage. : RENE
51
Upbraid. : TWIT
54
The Altar. : ARA
55
A Gardner. : AVA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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.

|