It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

FOR FRANCOPHILES

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1966

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 17, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
O
3
E
4
S
5
S
6
M
7
A
8
D
9
A
10
M
11
A
12
D
13
I
14
B
15
S
16
E
17
A
18
T
19
O
20
A
T
T
A
R
21
E
V
A
D
E
22
N
O
B
I
23
S
24
A
S
P
E
R
25
D
A
M
N
S
26
S
O
L
O
N
27
D
O
I
G
T
28
D
E
P
I
E
D
29
E
R
O
S
30
A
C
T
I
31
O
32
P
E
N
D
O
O
R
33
R
E
T
E
34
N
U
N
S
35
B
A
R
36
A
T
I
A
37
T
W
O
38
I
C
E
R
39
D
O
40
U
B
L
E
41
E
N
T
E
N
42
D
43
R
E
44
V
45
O
T
E
R
S
46
P
47
E
R
U
S
E
48
S
T
O
I
C
49
M
E
D
50
E
N
D
51
A
R
O
C
K
52
L
A
U
D
53
E
54
T
U
N
55
B
R
E
E
56
D
57
E
58
R
59
V
I
I
I
60
M
O
N
D
E
61
D
O
S
A
62
D
O
S
63
C
A
T
O
64
E
N
T
65
C
A
R
T
E
66
M
E
N
67
M
O
N
68
M
O
N
E
T
69
B
O
N
N
E
70
S
U
R
71
D
E
R
N
72
I
E
R
C
R
I
73
S
74
L
75
E
E
V
E
76
S
U
R
E
77
T
E
S
78
R
I
P
E
N
S
79
T
A
B
L
E
D
80
H
81
O
T
E
82
S
E
S
83
P
84
R
E
S
S
85
O
B
O
L
S
86
A
R
E
87
L
I
S
88
F
A
I
N
T
89
J
90
A
91
B
92
P
R
A
E
93
Q
U
A
T
94
R
E
S
95
P
O
R
T
E
96
T
E
L
E
97
S
I
T
S
98
O
U
T
99
S
E
A
T
100
A
L
D
A
101
L
O
U
P
E
102
L
U
I
103
R
O
E
104
A
105
E
R
I
E
106
M
O
I
N
E
S
107
C
108
A
109
V
E
R
N
110
E
N
F
111
A
N
T
T
E
R
112
R
I
B
L
E
113
A
R
A
T
114
I
115
L
S
116
B
C
E
S
117
R
E
D
118
E
F
119
F
120
S
121
S
I
L
T
122
N
O
T
123
A
124
B
L
E
S
125
F
I
N
I
126
T
I
L
T
127
T
O
U
R
128
D
E
F
O
R
C
E
129
I
130
D
L
E
D
131
A
T
L
E
E
132
O
S
T
E
O
133
T
R
E
S
S
134
A
D
O
R
E
135
M
E
L
E
R
136
R
O
A
S
T
137
E
A
S
T
138
N
E
W
E
R
139
I
S
E
R
E
© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,161
Across Down
1. Yellowish loam. : LOESS
6. "___, I'm Adam." : MADAM
11. Star in Draco. : ADIB
15. Asian alliance. : SEATO
20. Oily extract. : ATTAR
21. Circumvent. : EVADE
22. Ora pro ___. : NOBIS
24. Old coin of Turkey. : ASPER
25. Condemns. : DAMNS
26. Noted Athenian. : SOLON
27. Toe: Fr. : DOIGTDEPIED
29. One of the asteroids. : EROS
30. Play part. : ACTI
31. Kind of policy. : OPENDOOR
33. Plexus. : RETE
34. ___ veiling. : NUNS
35. Musical term. : BAR
36. Anc. Roman clan. : ATIA
37. Deux. : TWO
38. Champagne bucket. : ICER
39. Gallic joke. : DOUBLEENTENDRE
44. Citizens. : VOTERS
46. Examine. : PERUSE
48. Impassive. : STOIC
49. Teacher's degree. : MED
50. Finis. : END
51. Swaying gently. : AROCK
52. Compliment. : LAUD
53. Vingt-___. : ETUN
55. Stockman. : BREEDER
59. Henry ___. : VIII
60. See 80 Down. : MONDE
61. Square dance movement. : DOSADOS
63. Roman statesman. : CATO
64. Noun suffix. : ENT
65. ___ de visite. : CARTE
66. Hommes. : MEN
67. ___ ami. : MON
68. Louvre feature. : MONET
69. French maid. : BONNE
70. Upon: Fr. : SUR
71. Newest fashion. : DERNIERCRI
73. Garment part. : SLEEVE
76. Guarantees: Fr. : SURETES
78. Becomes mature. : RIPENS
79. Not à la carte. : TABLEDHOTE
82. His, her: Fr. : SES
83. Entreat. : PRESS
85. Agora coins. : OBOLS
86. 100 square meters. : ARE
87. French lily. : LIS
88. Timid. : FAINT
89. Boxing term. : JAB
92. Latin prefix. : PRAE
93. Certain French playing cards. : QUATRES
95. ___ cochère. : PORTE
96. Far off: Prefix. : TELE
97. Takes no part in. : SITSOUT
99. Banquette. : SEAT
100. Diva Frances. : ALDA
101. Jeweler's lens: Fr. : LOUPE
102. Chez ___ (at his house). : LUI
103. Fish dish. : ROE
104. House on a hill. : AERIE
106. Monks: Fr. : MOINES
107. Subterrane. : CAVERN
110. Brat, French style. : ENFANTTERRIBLE
113. Smell ___. : ARAT
114. French pronoun. : ILS
116. College degrees. : BCES
117. Rouge. : RED
118. English letters. : EFFS
121. Alluvium. : SILT
122. VIP's. : NOTABLES
125. Over: Fr. : FINI
126. Canvas canopy. : TILT
127. Master stroke. : TOURDEFORCE
129. Killed time. : IDLED
131. Asian salt tree. : ATLEE
132. Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
133. Lovelock. : TRESS
134. Care for. : ADORE
135. To mix: Fr. : MELER
136. See 58 Down. : ROAST
137. Direction. : EAST
138. Fresher. : NEWER
139. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
1. Fraught. : LADEN
2. Japanese port. : OTARU
3. Dieu ___, British motto. : ETMONDROIT
4. Unconcerned, French style. : SANSSOUCI
5. Campus men: Abbr. : SRS
6. Cactus. : MESCAL
7. French toast. : AVOTRESANTE
8. Salvador. : DALI
9. Pother. : ADO
10. Composer of "The Medium." : MENOTTI
11. Of a mountain range. : ANDEAN
12. River into Firth of Clyde. : DOON
13. Footnote abbreviation. : IBID
14. Hidebound. : BIGOTED
15. So: Scot. : SAE
16. Morale. : ESPRITDECORPS
17. For each. : APIECE
18. Vacillate. : TEETER
19. Religious bodies. : ORDERS
23. Pack away. : STOW
28. Herdsmen. : DROVERS
30. French cleric. : ABBE
32. Star attraction. : PIECEDERESISTANCE
36. Battery part. : ANODE
40. River of Wales. : USK
41. Kind of exercise. : ETUDE
42. Juilliard degree. : DMUS
43. Changes the titles. : RENAMES
45. Pronoun. : ONE
46. Jewel setting. : PAVE
47. Tara's land. : ERIN
52. Abandoned: Poet. : LORN
54. Bon ___. : TON
55. Rhine city. : BONN
56. Reel. : DANCE
57. Perpetual: Poet. : ETERN
58. French menu items. : ROTIS
60. Like a lion. : MANED
62. "Le Coq ___." : DOR
65. Fellows: Brit. : COVES
66. Wall: Fr. : MUR
68. Most, in Berlin. : MEIST
69. Poetry, drama, fiction, etc. : BELLESLETTRES
70. French novelist. : SUE
71. From: Fr. : DES
72. Castle. : IRENE
73. Intercepts. : STOPS
74. A ___ (sheltered): Fr. : LABRI
75. W.W. II craft. : EBOAT
76. Chapeau of a sort. : STETSON
77. Your: Fr. : TES
80. With 60 Across, high society: Fr. : HAUT
81. Hour: It. : ORA
83. From behind: Fr. : PARDERRIERE
84. Rio ___. : RITA
87. Mead. : LEA
88. Madness: Fr. : FOLIE
89. Mademoiselle. : JEUNEFILLE
90. Mountain: Fr. : ALPE
91. Queen ___. : BEES
93. Beneficial drug. : QUININE
94. Maritime menace. : REEF
95. Components. : PARTS
96. Styles of dress: Fr. : TOILETTES
98. What "nos" means. : OUR
101. Tennis stroke. : LOB
103. Vivify. : RESTORE
105. Annual, as winds. : ETESIAN
106. South of France. : MIDI
107. One of the Gemini. : CASTOR
108. Melodious. : ARIOSO
109. Foreign exchange. : VALUTA
111. Most skilled. : ABLEST
112. Perform. : RENDER
115. Golf stroke. : LOFT
119. Deride. : FLEER
120. Metric measure. : STERE
123. Section. : AREA
124. College degrees. : BCSS
125. Stream. : FLOW
128. Dowry: Fr. : DOT
130. Presidential monogram. : DDE
131. Bon ___. : AMI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|