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, Thursday, May 16, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
1
C
2
A
3
S
4
E
5
S
6
S
7
M
8
A
9
S
10
H
11
J
12
A
13
M
14
A
D
U
L
T
15
C
A
L
L
A
16
O
L
A
17
T
O
I
L
E
18
D
E
J
O
U
Y
19
B
O
N
20
S
P
I
N
O
S
E
21
M
A
U
L
22
M
23
A
24
C
25
S
P
A
R
S
26
C
A
N
D
Y
27
E
G
O
28
S
29
S
R
I
30
S
A
R
A
31
L
O
U
T
32
S
33
I
N
34
T
E
R
P
L
35
A
36
Y
37
O
R
N
O
T
38
T
O
39
A
C
O
L
Y
T
E
40
N
A
T
U
R
I
S
41
T
S
42
B
O
S
S
A
43
E
T
U
N
44
O
K
45
S
46
T
I
E
S
47
A
48
D
R
E
M
49
L
O
F
T
50
S
51
S
A
T
52
D
A
W
N
53
G
I
G
O
L
O
54
S
55
A
M
O
56
L
A
B
O
R
O
F
L
57
O
58
V
59
E
60
G
E
R
61
D
U
R
O
C
62
I
O
N
I
A
63
E
S
K
64
S
L
I
D
E
65
A
G
E
N
T
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,851
Across
1
Situations. : CASES
6
Return, in tennis. : SMASH
11
Squeeze. : JAM
14
Fully grown. : ADULT
15
Lily. : CALLA
16
Wave: Sp. : OLA
17
Drapery fabric. : TOILEDEJOUY
19
___ ton. : BON
20
Thorny. : SPINOSE
21
Heavy mallet. : MAUL
22
Scot's nickname. : MAC
25
Service women. : SPARS
26
Confections. : CANDY
27
Selves. : EGOS
29
Hindu title. : SRI
30
A Roosevelt. : SARA
31
Boors. : LOUTS
33
Contrasting effect. : INTERPLAY
37
"___ be . . . " : ORNOTTO
39
Altar boy. : ACOLYTE
40
Devotees of outdoor life. : NATURISTS
42
___ nova. : BOSSA
43
Trente ___. : ETUN
44
Approves: Colloq. : OKS
46
Kinship. : TIES
47
To the point at issue: Lat. : ADREM
49
Workshops. : LOFTS
51
Convened. : SAT
52
Sunup. : DAWN
53
Escorts of a sort. : GIGOLOS
55
Opposite of "odi." : AMO
56
Charity work, for instance. : LABOROFLOVE
60
Language: Abbr. : GER
61
Large, red hog. : DUROC
62
Region of old Asia Minor. : IONIA
63
River of England. : ESK
64
Action on the diamond. : SLIDE
65
Real estate man. : AGENT
Down
1
Jaguar. : CAT
2
Stir. : ADO
3
___ generis. : SUI
4
Building parts. : ELLS
5
Way up. : STEPS
6
Plot outlines. : SCENARIOS
7
Specialize, at college. : MAJORIN
8
Throw for ___. : ALOSS
9
Swing about. : SLUE
10
Fodder. : HAY
11
Personnel man's concern. : JOBANALYSIS
12
Audibly. : ALOUD
13
Gallant. : MANLY
18
Canapé spreads. : DIPS
21
Meddler. : MARPLOT
22
Sweet-flavored pepo. : MELON
23
Gathering place. : AGORA
24
Act in opposition to. : COUNTERWORK
26
St.-John's-bread. : CAROB
28
Firm up. : STOUTEN
30
Short time: Colloq. : SEC
32
Play the uke. : STRUM
34
Military unit. : TASKFORCE
35
Bewildered. : ATSEA
36
Useful fungus. : YEAST
38
Roofing. : TIN
41
___ to be true. : TOOGOOD
45
Normandy town. : STLO
47
Maxim. : ADAGE
48
Fortune and others. : DAMES
49
Books: Lat. : LIBRI
50
Balkan capital. : SOFIA
53
Frenchman. : GAUL
54
Plod. : SLOG
56
Titled ones: Abbr. : LDS
57
Single. : ONE
58
Sommelier's concern. : VIN
59
Break bread. : EAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|