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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1968

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,910
Across Down
1. Hats for hussars : SHAKOS
7. Jump for joy : DANCE
12. Tell of tomorrow : PREDICT
19. Yugoslav : SLOVENE
20. Wild sheep : URIAL
21. River into the Kara Sea : YENISEI
22. Clawed like the eagle : TALONED
23. Tropical tree : BALSA
24. Rival of the rose (from Emerson poem) : RHODORA
25. "___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
26. Ex-VIP of India : SAHIB
28. Supplies : STORES
30. Wood product : TAR
31. Word for newness : NEO
32. Giant : TITAN
33. Tokyo girl : GEISHA
34. Deep absence of mind : COMA
35. Battles for betterment : CRUSADES
37. Situated near the ear : PAROTID
38. Ptah's bull : APIS
39. Succès d'___ : ESTIME
40. Concordant : HARMONIC
42. Unusual: Abbr. : SPEC
43. Life: Sp. : VIDA
45. Hebrew kinsman : GOEL
46. Miser, in Molière : AVARE
48. Thermoplastic : SARAN
51. Curls : TRESSES
54. Piano keys : IVORIES
58. In favor : PRO
59. Old stargazer : GALILEO
61. Type measures : PICAS
63. 1st-cen. date : LVI
64. Deprive (of) : ROB
65. Jetty set environs : WATERFRONTS
67. Cambridge initials : MIT
68. "Where ___?" : AMI
69. Small change in Bombay : ANNAS
70. Cowboy's quirt : CHICOTE
72. Cologne water : EAU
73. Run the ___ : GANTLET
75. Academician : SCHOLAR
77. Steers a ship : CONNS
79. Aweigh : ATRIP
81. Angle of a rock fault : HADE
82. Bark : YELP
84. First-class : AONE
86. Detergents : CLEANERS
89. Moot space visitor : SAUCER
93. Lively person : GRIG
94. Branch of mechanics : STATICS
95. Trenchant : INCISIVE
97. Norse capital : OSLO
98. Secret : ARCANE
99. Not in code : CLEAR
100. Cool time: Abbr. : NOV
101. Droplets : DEW
102. Contemporary of Swift : STEELE
103. More robust : HALER
104. Food shop, for short : DELI
105. Sluggishness : INERTIA
107. Public persuader : ADMAN
109. Sinclair Lewis hero : DOREMUS
111. Lionhearted : VALIANT
112. Cunning : GUILE
113. Raise : ELEVATE
114. Antipathy : ALLERGY
115. Old salts : EPSOM
116. Invent : DEVISE
1. Stone roofers : SLATERS
2. Sink a putt : HOLEOUT
3. Bath's river : AVON
4. Know : KEN
5. Unilateral : ONESIDED
6. Far from rowdy : SEDATE
7. Add sound to : DUBIN
8. Meccan : ARAB
9. Nothing : NIL
10. Dish : CASSEROLE
11. Exuberance : ELATION
12. Costly triumph : PYRRHICVICTORY
13. Lead again : REHEAD
14. Son of Seth : ENOS
15. Solved : DID
16. Varied form of element : ISOTOPE
17. Pottery : CERAMIC
18. Coronets : TIARAS
19. Posture : STANCE
27. Meat and potatoes : HASH
29. Port of old Rome : OSTIA
32. Gentling : TAMING
33. Monte Carlo madness : GAMESOFCHANCE
34. Prank : CAPER
36. Hindu god : SIVA
37. Dull writer : PROSER
41. Forever young : AGELESS
42. Show biz signs : SROS
44. Part of NATO : ATLANTICTREATY
47. Old sailor cry : AVAST
48. Chock of wood : SPRAG
49. Scent : AROMA
50. Boy's name : ROBIN
52. Actress Moreno : RITA
53. Pillager : SPOILER
55. Lake in Novgorod : ILMEN
56. Spa in France : EVIAN
57. Place : SITUS
60. Machine to trim grain : AWNER
62. Quechua : INCA
66. ___ scholar : RHODES
69. Der ___ : ALTE
71. Cream puff : ECLAIR
74. Dance : TANGO
76. Shackled : CHAINEDUP
78. Work : OPUS
80. One's niche : PLACE
83. Salad green : ESCAROLE
84. Storehouse : ARSENAL
85. Gusher : OILWELL
87. Window-dressing: Fr. : ETALAGE
88. Window ledge : SILL
90. Soho showings : CINEMAS
91. Develop : EVOLUTE
92. Bring up to date : REVISE
93. Legendary rider : GODIVA
94. Stuffing oneself : SATING
96. Required : NEEDED
99. Cave ___ : CANEM
102. Light in space : STAR
103. Light overhead : HALO
104. Hindu goddess : DEVI
106. ___ grass : RIE
108. Badly: Prefix : MIS
110. Speed the engine : REV

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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