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.

New York Times, Monday, May 16, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
1
S
2
H
3
A
4
W
5
S
6
H
7
I
8
L
9
L
10
T
11
W
12
O
13
S
14
E
A
C
H
15
A
E
R
I
E
16
E
H
E
U
17
C
U
R
E
18
T
A
K
E
T
19
H
E
A
I
R
20
S
L
E
E
21
P
E
R
22
S
H
U
T
T
L
E
23
D
I
E
T
24
S
25
A
R
E
26
S
27
T
28
O
L
E
N
29
P
30
O
R
T
R
31
A
32
Y
33
L
O
V
E
R
34
B
A
N
G
35
S
W
O
36
P
37
O
R
O
38
S
39
U
R
R
E
Y
40
S
41
A
D
O
42
W
I
L
43
T
44
P
I
E
S
45
W
46
A
F
E
R
47
C
O
U
48
R
S
E
S
49
C
A
S
T
L
E
50
N
A
T
51
T
52
S
A
R
S
53
A
54
R
55
S
E
N
A
56
L
57
A
N
D
O
58
V
59
E
60
R
61
G
E
T
S
A
R
O
62
U
N
D
63
R
I
T
E
64
E
M
E
U
65
T
O
N
T
O
66
T
A
R
T
67
R
O
M
P
68
S
P
E
A
R
69
S
L
E
D
© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,120
Across
1
Literary light. : SHAW
5
Come-on man. : SHILL
10
Figures. : TWOS
14
Apiece. : EACH
15
Osprey's nest. : AERIE
16
Latin exclamation. : EHEU
17
Healing. : CURE
18
Go for a walk. : TAKETHEAIR
20
Unheralded movie hit. : SLEEPER
22
Transportation service. : SHUTTLE
23
Eaters' guides. : DIETS
25
Live. : ARE
26
Taken. : STOLEN
29
Depict. : PORTRAY
33
Music ___. : LOVER
34
Thump. : BANG
35
Give-and-take. : SWOP
37
El ___, Ecuador province. : ORO
38
Old-time vehicles. : SURREYS
41
Pother. : ADO
42
___ the Stilt. : WILT
44
Baked dishes. : PIES
45
Thin cookie. : WAFER
47
Fixed routes. : COURSES
49
Royal fortress. : CASTLE
50
Man's nickname. : NAT
51
Nicholas and others. : TSARS
53
Storage place. : ARSENAL
57
Town N of Boston. : ANDOVER
61
Circulates. : GETSAROUND
63
Baptism, for one. : RITE
64
Symbol on new Australian coin. : EMEU
65
Indian of TV fame. : TONTO
66
Dessert. : TART
67
Frolic. : ROMP
68
Blade of grass. : SPEAR
69
Travois. : SLED
Down
1
Short times. : SECS
2
Catch. : HAUL
3
Farm section. : ACRE
4
Cajole. : WHEEDLE
5
Cotton fabric. : SATEEN
6
Vital part. : HEART
7
Annoy. : IRK
8
Relatives of fish stories. : LIES
9
That spring-fever feeling. : LETHARGY
10
Wobbles. : TEETERS
11
Surprised exclamation. : WHAT
12
Eye: Fr. : OEIL
13
Informal affirmative. : SURE
19
Wound. : HURT
21
Wharves. : PIERS
24
Leanest. : SPAREST
26
Traffic sign. : SLOW
27
Kind of lens. : TORIC
28
Convex molding. : OVOLO
30
Numbers. : ONES
31
Drifting. : AWAFT
32
Tyrolean song. : YODEL
34
Cheese. : BRIE
36
Think (over). : PORE
39
Parvenus. : UPSTARTS
40
Fairway. : SWARD
43
Adjusts, as a motor. : TUNESUP
46
Arranges and classifies. : ASSORTS
48
Genus of frogs. : RANA
49
Frankness. : CANDOR
52
Popular saint. : SANTA
53
Ripener. : AGER
54
San ___. : REMO
55
Prow. : STEM
56
Part of a bowknot. : LOOP
58
Bottle. : VIAL
59
Being: Fr. : ETRE
60
Commercial abbreviation. : RETD
62
Number: Fr. : UNE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|