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EXPERTISE

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1967

Author: William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,448
Across Down
1. Kind of center. : CIVIC
6. Is lacking. : FAILS
11. Restaurants. : GRILLS
17. European resort. : MONACO
18. Something helpful. : ASSET
19. Language. : RUSSIAN
21. "Peter Piper." : TONGUETWISTER
23. Somewhat. : ALITTLE
24. Oldest city of Greece. : ARGOS
25. Group of three. : TERN
26. Hypersensitive symptoms. : RASHES
28. Poetic time. : EVE
29. Acting job. : PART
30. Unresponsive. : COLD
31. Dish. : PEAS
32. Alumnus, for short. : GRAD
33. Paris center: Fr. : ILE
34. Painter's subject. : SUNSET
36. Semitic sire. : SHEM
37. Beach: Fr. : PLAGE
38. Sage. : NESTOR
40. Solid base. : HARDPAN
42. Made well. : HEALED
43. People generally. : SOULS
45. Get word of. : LEARN
46. Crew men. : TARS
47. The fans at Shea. : NEWBREED
50. Aside. : STAGEWHISPER
55. Chinese island. : AMOY
56. Board defect. : WARP
58. Kind of pickup. : ONETON
59. Toy on a string. : YOYO
60. Hebrew letter. : MEM
61. Sap. : BOOB
63. Sudden seizure. : GRAB
64. Mountain: Prefix. : ORO
65. Geology subject. : ERAS
67. Kind of hat. : BOWLER
69. Hullabaloo. : STIR
71. Old-maidish. : PRIM
72. Camera device. : SYNCHRONIZER
75. Standing postures. : STATURES
77. Origin. : ROOT
78. Like some chairs. : CANED
80. Quick bread. : SCONE
81. Fabric group. : PLAIDS
84. Development into being. : GENESIS
86. Occupant of 53 Down. : EAGLET
89. Expressway features. : RAMPS
90. Something so. : FACT
91. Garment. : TSHIRT
93. Away from: Prefix. : APO
94. Doesn't exist. : ISNT
95. The "Censor." : CATO
96. Certain litter. : CANS
97. Busily engaged in. : ATIT
98. Certain one. : SHE
99. Go into action. : WAKEUP
101. Breath. : WIND
102. Quick and easy. : AGILE
103. Nike-Zeus. : MISSILE
105. Place to "cool one's heels." : RECEPTIONROOM
108. Derisive sound. : SNIGGER
109. Experimental. : TRIAL
110. Part of living. : EATING
111. Fitzgerald character. : GATSBY
112. City problem. : SMOKE
113. Early American "money." : SKINS
1. Lawmaker. : CONGRESSWOMAN
2. Ft. Knox item. : INGOT
3. Old Greek letters. : VAUS
4. One of the ages. : ICE
5. Something from Dixie. : COTTON
6. Truman phrase. : FAIRDEAL
7. Org. : ASSN
8. Suffix with left or right. : IST
9. Sly expression. : LEER
10. Subwayites. : STRAPHANGERS
11. Kind of cracker. : GRAHAM
12. Directions. : RULES
13. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
14. War craft. : LST
15. Prosaic. : LITERAL
16. Rescue. : SALVAGE
17. Group attitude. : MORALE
20. Lacking. : NEEDED
21. Basketball term. : TAPIN
22. Certain Celts. : WELSH
27. Spotted. : SEEN
30. Whimbrel. : CURLEW
32. Cold, smooth and hard. : GLASSY
34. Grumpy. : SOUR
35. Exceedingly: Fr. : TRES
36. Jumped. : SPRANG
37. Iolanthe. : PERI
39. Juglet. : TOBY
41. Barrio chief. : DATO
42. Nuclear chemist. : HAHN
44. Fisherman's article of wear. : SEABOOT
46. Trifling sum. : TWOBITS
47. Epithets. : NAMES
48. Abrasive. : EMERY
49. Get rid of. : DROWN
51. ___ Unis. : ETATS
52. Have-nots. : POORRELATIONS
53. Lofty dwelling. : EYRIE
54. Sign seen on an old house. : ROOMS
57. Places for hearings. : POLICECOURTS
62. Byzantine coin. : BEZANT
66. Piece of writing. : SCRIPT
67. Kinsmen: Abbr. : BROS
68. Chateaubriand romance. : RENE
70. Le Mans sight. : RACERS
71. Box sleigh. : PUNG
73. Troughs with handles. : HODS
74. Abide. : REST
76. Precisely. : TOAT
79. Adherent. : DISCIPLE
81. Chandelier features. : PRISMS
82. Rope or wire. : LASHING
83. Memory gap. : AMNESIA
84. Total paid admissions. : GATE
85. Mayn't or mustn't. : SHANT
87. Afterword. : EPILOG
88. Symbolic emblem. : TOTEM
90. Artful art. : FAKERY
92. East or West islands. : INDIES
95. Joshua's fellow spy. : CALEB
97. Smiling. : AGRIN
99. Topknots of a kind. : WIGS
100. Hair-do, for short. : PERM
101. Watered-down. : WEAK
102. In enmity to. : ANTI
104. Army rank: Abbr. : SGT
106. Labor group. : CIO
107. A wood. : OAK

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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