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RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 1967

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,553
Across Down
1. Part of the globe: Poet. : AFRIC
6. Meal: It. : PASTO
11. Moroccan port. : RABAT
16. Swiftly. : APACE
21. Pipes. : MAINS
22. Praying figure in art. : ORANT
23. Encomium. : ELOGE
24. Heat: Med. : CALOR
25. D. W. Griffith movie. : ORPHANSOFTHESTORM
28. Extreme. : ULTRA
29. Multiflora. : ROSE
30. Seine tributary. : OISE
31. Cinnabar. : ORE
32. Fabric feature. : NAP
33. Hero and heroine. : LEADS
34. Lists. : ROSTERS
37. Letterhead term. : INC
39. Headdress. : MITER
41. Feels discontent. : REPINES
44. Frat letters. : THETAS
47. Novel of 1885. : RAMONA
51. Kin of a kind. : ENATES
52. Pulitzer winner, 1958. : AGEE
54. Water ___. : SKI
55. River of the Great Falls. : POTOMAC
56. Harrison or Grant. : ACTOR
57. Entranced. : ENRAPT
59. Father's fortune. : ESTATE
61. Mexican state: Abbr. : YUC
62. Performer. : DOER
63. Decisive. : FATAL
64. Speeds. : HASTENS
66. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
67. Nod. : ERR
68. Symbol of smoothness. : SATIN
69. Greek letters. : MUS
70. Aurora. : EOS
71. Wild plums. : SLOES
72. Blot out. : EFFACE
74. Bacchus et al. : DRINKERS
77. Mythical flier. : ETANA
78. River into the Weser. : ALLER
79. Housewife's job. : MENDING
80. Lizard. : AGAMA
81. Skips. : OMITS
82. G and S opus. : PATIENCE
83. VIP's in India. : NABOBS
85. Thorny. : SPINY
86. Muffin. : GEM
87. Chemist's abbreviation. : ORG
88. Exams of a sort. : ORALS
90. Avuncular figure. : SAM
92. Silent screen star. : HOLT
93. Historic forest. : ARGONNE
95. First-rate. : PRIME
96. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
97. Son of Gad. : ERI
98. Name for Dido. : ELISSA
99. Sugar-coated fruit. : DRAGEE
101. Nautical term. : BELAY
102. City near Boulogne. : ETAPLES
104. Chemical suffix. : ENE
106. Baker's item. : OVEN
107. Matron of Sevilla. : SENORA
108. More promising. : ROSIER
109. Gesture of welcome. : SALUTE
111. Chief. : HEADMAN
112. Cut a caper. : ACTUP
115. Relative of Rep. : SEN
116. Quandary. : DILEMMA
119. Act frugally. : STINT
122. Emulated Jim Ryun. : RAN
124. Compete. : VIE
126. Biblical weed. : TARE
127. Terza ___. : RIMA
131. Unit of radioactivity. : CURIE
132. Lucy Ashton. : BRIDEOFLAMMERMOOR
136. Win by ___. : ANOSE
137. Colorado musical center. : ASPEN
138. Genus of the lindens. : TILIA
139. From now on. : HENCE
140. Stylish dresses. : TENTS
141. Approaches. : NEARS
142. American painter. : SLOAN
143. Honshu port. : OSAKA
1. Winged child. : AMOR
2. Card game. : FARO
3. Tears. : RIPS
4. Son, for one. : INHERITOR
5. Initials of 1860. : CSA
6. Sets in place. : POSITS
7. Began. : AROSE
8. More secure. : SAFER
9. Explosive. : TNT
10. Roman emperor in A.D. 69. : OTHO
11. Takes amiss. : RESENTS
12. High in pitch. : ALT
13. Blessing. : BOON
14. Zagreb. : AGRAM
15. Andante et al. : TEMPI
16. Prickly. : ACULEATE
17. Sicily's capital. : PALERMO
18. Norwegian fjord. : ALTA
19. Lanyard. : CORD
20. Pliocene, Miocene, etc. : ERAS
26. Moves forward. : NOSES
27. Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
35. Something unique: Slang. : ONER
36. Pilfer. : STEAL
38. Desserts. : CAKES
40. Ponies. : TROTS
41. He wrote "Hard Cash." : READE
42. Artist's extra. : ENCORE
43. Father. : PATERFAMILIAS
45. Wise: Slang. : HEP
46. Part of a British play title. : SISTERGEORGE
48. Start of King David's lament. : OMYSONABSALOM
49. Sartre novel. : NAUSEA
50. Ledger entries: Abbr. : ACCTS
52. Opposed. : ANTI
53. Painter of primitives. : GRANDMAMOSES
55. Spiders. : PANS
57. Cafe patron. : EATER
58. Made a loud noise. : THUNDERED
60. Anacreon's birthplace. : TEOS
63. Countenances. : FACES
65. Requesting. : ASKING
66. Poplar. : ALAMO
68. Piquant. : SALTY
69. 7-point type. : MINION
71. Uses a stiletto. : STABS
73. City near Detroit. : FLINT
75. Inactive: Abbr. : RET
76. Ref. book. : ENC
77. Equal: Fr. : EGALE
80. Make ___ for oneself. : ANAME
81. Portuguese port. : OPORTO
82. Item for cribbage. : PEGS
84. Key fruit. : SAMARA
85. Diaphanous. : SHEER
86. ___-Nez, cape near Calais. : GRIS
89. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
91. American Indian. : MAYAN
93. Wide-awake. : ALERT
94. Baby sitters, old style. : NANAS
95. ___ the way. : PAVED
96. Paris police. : GENDARMES
98. Successful candidates. : ELECTEES
100. Nonsense! : ROT
101. On the ___. : BEAM
103. Van Cliburn. : PIANIST
105. Packers, Colts, et al. : ELEVENS
107. Sown, strewn: Fr. : SEMEE
110. Mussel. : UNIO
111. The Babe's middle name. : HERMAN
113. Papal name. : URBAN
114. Give the syntax of. : PARSE
117. Aviator Balbo. : ITALO
118. Vampire of myth. : LAMIA
119. Get going! : SCAT
120. Air. : TUNE
121. Press. : IRON
123. East Indian palm. : NIPA
125. Salamanders. : EFTS
128. Hebrides isle. : IONA
129. Counterfeit. : MOCK
130. Expanse. : AREA
133. ___ Bingle. : DER
134. Sma'. : LIL
135. Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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