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WATER WORKS

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1965

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,803
Across Down
1. Mythical sovereign. : MAB
4. Tattles. : BLABS
9. Home, figuratively. : HEARTH
15. ___ table. : POOL
19. Freeman's Dept. : AGR
20. Italian commune. : AOSTA
21. Knitting yarn. : ANGORA
22. River in France. : ORNE
23. Portuguese title. : SAO
24. Cornered. : BROUGHTTOBAY
26. Speed. : PACE
27. Pry. : CROWBAR
29. Undisturbed. : SERENE
30. Bear of a sort. : SELLER
32. Furnace. : KILN
33. Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
34. ___ record. : SETA
35. Walks, in a game. : PASSES
37. Certain speech sounds. : SURDS
39. Shreds. : TEARSUP
43. Poems: Poet. : RUNES
44. Custodians: Abbr. : SUPTS
45. Ribbed fabrics. : CORDS
47. Town near Arnhem. : EDE
48. Dimitri's compatriot. : IGOR
49. Lets it stand. : STETS
50. Commands to dobbin. : WHOAS
51. Highland group. : CLAN
52. Homines. : MEN
53. City down under. : PERTH
54. Hooks: Lat. : HAMI
55. Horseshoe ___. : FALLS
56. Obtain. : PROCURE
58. Glasgow. : ELLEN
61. Move on wheels. : TRUNDLE
63. Water wheel. : NORIA
64. Type of terrier. : CAIRN
65. Nautical term. : LIETO
66. Son of David. : ABSALOM
68. Karachi coin. : RUPEE
69. Conceded. : ALLOWED
72. Set straight. : DRESS
73. Art song. : LIED
75. Parts of waterways. : LOCKS
77. Refusal. : NAY
78. Solecistic contraction. : AINT
79. Rubs smooth. : FILES
80. Yes, ___! : SIREE
81. Other: Sp. : OTRA
82. Liquid measures: Abbr. : PTS
83. City in Pripet Marshes. : PINSK
84. Slumbered. : DOZED
85. Railroad giveaway: Abbr. : SCHED
86. Toe ___. : THELINE
88. Huge star in Cygnus. : DENEB
89. Transmission gears. : SPEEDS
90. ___ out. : EKED
91. Beautiful: Prefix. : CALO
92. Tragic role. : LEAR
93. River to Bay of Bengal. : GANGES
96. Popular cartoonist. : CANIFF
98. Tendency. : LEANING
101. E pluribus ___. : UNUM
102. Aviation term. : SOUNDBARRIER
105. ___ media. : VIA
106. Succotash item. : LIMA
107. Port of call: Fr. : ESCALE
108. Bend. : CURVE
109. Finite point. : END
110. Dessert. : FLAN
111. Loses freshness. : STALES
112. Mount. : STEED
113. Lab work: Abbr. : RES
1. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
2. Gelling agent. : AGAR
3. Enforces discipline. : BROOKSNONONSENSE
4. Is garrulous. : BABBLES
5. Navigational aids. : LORANS
6. Lyre of old. : ASOR
7. Quantity of heat: Abbr. : BTU
8. Flags. : SAGS
9. Animosities. : HATREDS
10. Inscribes. : ENTERS
11. Pain. : AGONY
12. Kimono. : ROBE
13. Refrain syllable. : TRA
14. Rustics. : HAYSEEDS
15. Tree. : POPLAR
16. Type of speech sound. : ORAL
17. As soon as. : ONCE
18. Wanton expression. : LEER
25. Suit. : HEARTS
28. More prudent. : WISER
31. Greek letters. : ETAS
34. Like a bluenose. : STRAITLACED
35. Dress finically. : PRIMP
36. Tool. : AUGER
37. Plum pudding ingredient. : SUET
38. In a difficult position: Slang. : UPTHECREEK
40. Deceive. : SELLDOWNTHERIVER
41. Cabinet member. : UDALL
42. Think: Fr. : PENSE
44. Stripped of nonessentials. : STREAMLINED
45. Direct into a fixed course. : CHANNELIZE
46. ___ Paul. : OOM
49. Earnest: It. : SERIO
50. Place (of an event). : WHERE
51. Part of a poem. : CANTO
53. Murmuring sounds. : PURLS
55. Stokes. : FUELS
57. Behave aimlessly. : COAST
59. Panegyrizes. : LAUDS
60. ___ service. : LIP
62. German poet. : RILKE
66. Modify to suit. : ADAPT
67. B'nai ___. : BRITH
70. Like corn. : EARED
71. Pairs. : DYADS
74. French pronoun. : ILS
76. Prince slain by Gideon. : OREB
79. Tricks. : FINESSES
80. " . . . the ___ Pharisee." : SONOFA
81. Indian. : OCEAN
83. Teleost fish. : PIKE
84. Operatic composer. : DELIBES
85. Latched on to, in a way. : SPEARED
87. Newspaper employe. : LEGMAN
88. Bounce on the knee. : DANDLE
89. Machine part. : SLEEVE
91. Alimentary, for one. : CANAL
93. Unbridgeable gap. : GULF
94. Indigo. : ANIL
95. ___ Pompilius. : NUMA
96. Tropical shrub: Var. : CUCA
97. British surgeon: Abbr. : FRCS
98. Currency units. : LIRE
99. Braves or Indians. : NINE
100. Traipses. : GADS
103. Bone: Prefix. : OST
104. Furrow. : RUT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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