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MISCELLANY

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 1969

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,232
Across
1. Spotting systems : RADARS
7. Certain storage places : GARAGES
14. Pause in verse: Var. : CESURA
20. Vinegary : ACETIC
21. Drowsing : UNALERT
22. Legal claimant : LIENOR
23. Bee's goal : NECTAR
24. Swimmer : NATATOR
25. Way out : EGRESS
26. Verse : ODE
27. Tries the bait : NIBBLES
29. Tin Pan Alley girl : DINAH
31. Used up : ATE
32. Initial score : FIRSTBLOOD
34. Especially gifted one : SEVENTHSON
36. Temple, old style : FANE
37. Small town : BURG
38. Paint tester : TONER
39. Fattened steer : BEEVE
40. Martinique volcano : PELEE
42. Causerie : CHAT
43. Sacred mountain in Szechwan : OMEI
45. Merchant to an army : SUTLER
47. Desert hazard : THIRST
49. Cicero topic : OLDAGE
53. Pushes on : IMPELS
54. Closes the gap : NEARS
55. Rope-ladder rungs : RATLINES
57. Shopping centers : MARTS
58. Savory : SIPID
59. Sets a tempo : PACES
60. Hymenopter : ANT
61. People for : PROS
62. Clairvoyance : SECONDSIGHT
64. Chaser for tequila : AGUA
65. Large lizard : UTA
66. Less : FEWER
67. Silas Marner's golden girl : EPPIE
68. Worthwhile quality : MERIT
69. Regions : TERRAINS
71. Of an Eastern people : UGRIC
72. Capital of Albania: Var. : TIRANE
73. Artificial : ERSATZ
74. Harness ring : TERRET
76. Turned into : BECAME
77. Name for a field dog : SHEP
79. Awry : AGEE
80. Sublease : RELET
81. Vilify : ABUSE
84. Go well in harness : AGREE
86. ___ noire : BETE
87. Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
91. Newsprint plants : PAPERMILLS
93. John 1:1–14 as part of a mass : LASTGOSPEL
95. Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
96. Tropical sunhat : TERAI
97. Small-horse drivers : PONIERS
98. Clear : RID
99. Draw forth : ELICIT
101. Iatric : MEDICAL
103. Bring into accord : ATTUNE
105. Opening word : SESAME
106. Cut off : ISOLATE
107. Patcher : PIECER
108. Wobble : TEETER
109. Braced for shock : STEELED
110. Virulent ones : HATERS
Down
1. Decamped : RANOFF
2. Sin of sloth : ACEDIA
3. Decree in Scotland : DECERN
4. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
5. Laughing : RIANT
6. Jots down : SCRIBBLES
7. Caliber : GUNBORE
8. Kind of computer : ANALOG
9. Ranked : RATED
10. Dolorous word : ALAS
11. Achieve : GET
12. Abrasives : ERODENTS
13. Try : STRIVE
14. Do housework : CLEAN
15. Teatime at sea : EIGHTBELLS
16. Discourse: Abbr. : SER
17. Discomfort : UNEASE
18. Seaport on the Don : ROSTOV
19. Leblanc sleuth Lupin : ARSENE
28. Not so gay : BLUER
30. Classic roué : NERO
33. Singing groups : SEPTETS
34. Gains altitude : SOARS
35. Swiss miss : HEIDI
38. Grilling : THIRDDEGREE
41. Right-angle extensions : ELLS
42. Linked set : CHAIN
44. Religious music : MOTET
45. More chic : SMARTER
46. Hullabaloos : UPROARS
47. Lukewarmness : TEPOR
48. Lamentable : TRAGIC
50. Word switch : ANAGRAM
51. Real : GENUINE
52. Fourth ___ : ESTATE
53. Ascribe : IMPUTE
54. Most precise : NICEST
56. Athletic aftermath : ACHE
58. In stitches : SEWN
59. Songbird : PIPIT
62. Usurp : SEIZE
63. Binge : SPREE
64. Ventilates : AERATES
66. Image of eternity : FATHERTIME
68. Cheese fanciers : MICE
70. Small civet : RASSE
71. Impels : URGES
72. Signal one's punches : TELEGRAPH
75. Most betimes : EARLIEST
76. Davis : BETTE
78. Jackpot starter : PAIR
80. Rebounded : RESILED
81. Best, as a pupil : APTEST
82. Receiver of goods : BAILEE
83. Rebel : UPRISE
85. A thanedom for Macbeth : GLAMIS
86. District in Yugoslavia : BANATE
88. Neat : SPRUCE
89. Fisherman : SEINER
90. Churchmen : ELDERS
92. Measurer : METER
93. Union unit : LOCAL
94. Port of old Rome : OSTIA
97. Heap : PILE
100. Small boat : CAT
102. Female hare : DOE
104. Oriental New Year : TET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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