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HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1965

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,761
Across Down
1. Nimrod's take. : BAG
4. Kerchief, at times. : SCARF
9. Today: It. : OGGI
13. Federal bldgs. : GPOS
17. Global area: Abbr. : EUR
18. Sea duck. : SCOTER
19. Colts. : FOALS
21. Branches: Bot. : RAMI
22. Asian title. : SRI
23. Mess. : KETTLEOFFISH
25. Corker. : ONER
26. Concomitants of soup. : SALTINES
28. Edible case, in cookery. : SHELL
29. Depredate. : RAVAGE
31. Swingy rhythms. : LILTS
32. Bright. : SHINY
33. Municipal employe. : FIREMAN
34. Ruby and jade. : JEWELS
36. Time of life. : TEENS
37. Coda. : FINALE
38. Olfactory stimuli. : ODORS
39. Cowpoke. : RANGERIDER
41. Hold up. : ROB
44. Titles. : SIRS
45. Chatterbox. : PIET
47. Greek god. : EROS
48. Omicron Ceti. : MIRA
49. Wall St. abbreviation. : STK
50. Arbitrary alternative. : SINKORSWIM
54. S. A. shrubs. : COCAS
55. Hair. : LOCKS
56. Religious objects. : ICONS
57. Lawyer-orator of Daniel Webster's day. : CHOATE
58. Power. : FACULTY
61. Black terns. : DARRS
62. Got wind of. : LEARNED
63. Antiquity's computer. : ABACUS
64. Bone cavity. : SINUS
65. New England city. : BARRE
66. Cloth: Fr. : TAPIS
67. Corpulent. : POTBELLIED
69. Mauna ___. : KEA
72. ___ part. : ACTA
73. Motoring mishap. : SKID
75. Suffix with cloth or cash. : IERS
76. Occupy. : FILL
77. Mauna ___. : LOA
78. Hats. : STOVEPIPES
82. ___ jury. : PETIT
83. Son of Daedalus. : ICARUS
85. Stage star. : EVANS
86. Wrangle. : FRACAS
87. Hombres. : SENORES
89. Hotel help. : MAIDS
90. Wintry nuisance. : SLUSH
91. American author. : ALCOTT
92. Remedied. : CURED
93. Ropes. : PAINTERS
96. Graze. : CROP
97. Masterpieces. : CHEFSDOEUVRE
100. Negative. : NOT
101. Uproar. : RIOT
102. ___ do with. : HADTO
103. Marks for printers. : CARETS
104. Compass point. : ESE
105. Good reports from astronauts. : AOKS
106. German negative. : NEIN
107. Southwest Asians. : KURDS
108. Bleak. : RAW
1. Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
2. Luminous radiation. : AURA
3. Lattice. : GRILLWORK
4. See 38 Across. : SCENTS
5. Animal sheds. : COTES
6. Jurists: Abbr. : ATTS
7. Akin: Abbr. : REL
8. Revive. : FRESHEN
9. Misdeed. : OFFENSE
10. ___ a kite. : GOFLY
11. Girl's name. : GAIL
12. French pronoun. : ILS
13. Crawl. : GROVEL
14. Describing O.A.S. : PANAMERICAN
15. Greek letter. : OMEGA
16. ___ song. : SIREN
18. Developed aptitudes. : SKILLS
20. Hallowed places. : SHRINES
24. Exclaiming. : OHING
27. Layers. : TIERS
30. Tree. : ARAR
32. International alliance. : SEATO
33. Canine cognomen. : FIDO
34. Chinese idol. : JOSS
35. Handle copy. : EDIT
36. Migrations. : TREKS
37. Concerns. : FIRMS
40. Controls. : REINS
42. Hold forth. : ORATE
43. Established. : BASED
45. Britons' rivals. : PICTS
46. Black. : INKY
48. Irish author. : MOORE
50. Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
51. Mirthful. : RIANT
52. Unsung athlete. : SCRUB
53. Poorer. : WORSE
54. Vegetable. : CHARD
55. Donizetti role. : LUCIA
57. Roman goddess. : CERES
58. Decisive. : FATAL
59. ___ Islands, in Bahamas. : ABACO
60. English explorer. : CAPTAINCOOK
61. Electron tube. : DIODE
62. Hideaway. : LAIR
64. Petty thieves: Brit. slang. : SPIVS
65. Consecrate. : BLESS
68. Mortgages. : LIENS
69. W. W. I name. : KITCHENER
70. Man's name. : ELIA
71. Substitutes: Abbr. : ALTS
73. Part of a racecourse. : STRETCH
74. Hawaiian trees. : KOUS
76. Delight. : FEAST
78. Native of Turkestan. : SART
79. VIP in Ottawa. : PEARSON
80. Like some halls. : IVIED
81. Enclosure near a stable. : PADDOCK
82. Retrenches. : PRUNES
84. Deputizes summarily. : COOPTS
86. Dallies. : FLIRTS
87. ___ Via, Roman street. : SACRA
88. Suburb of Tucson. : ELRIO
89. Togs of a sort. : MUFTI
90. Salted away. : SAVED
92. Transfer. : CEDE
93. Contented sound. : PURR
94. Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
95. Hasenpfeffer. : STEW
98. River into the Yangtze. : HAN
99. ___ de vie. : EAU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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