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

New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1968

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
A
2
C
3
T
4
I
5
N
6
G
7
S
8
A
9
B
10
O
11
T
12
S
13
P
L
O
V
E
R
14
A
L
I
G
H
T
15
O
P
E
R
A
T
E
16
F
A
N
L
E
A
17
F
18
T
R
A
S
S
19
E
20
V
A
21
E
C
R
U
22
T
O
R
O
23
S
N
A
R
24
K
25
S
A
T
E
26
E
V
E
27
S
H
I
N
I
N
28
G
29
S
E
L
30
R
E
D
31
S
H
O
E
S
32
O
R
33
D
E
R
S
34
A
I
R
S
35
S
T
O
A
36
A
37
R
38
M
L
E
T
39
R
E
T
A
R
40
D
41
E
42
D
43
D
E
E
44
D
E
45
K
O
V
E
N
46
I
R
A
47
A
L
A
48
S
49
R
I
L
E
D
50
F
L
A
T
51
M
I
N
E
52
S
E
R
53
P
A
U
S
E
54
S
A
D
L
55
E
56
R
S
57
E
58
L
E
C
T
E
D
59
N
E
L
L
I
E
60
S
O
R
T
E
R
61
T
R
A
I
T
S
62
T
U
T
O
R
S
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,939
Across Down
1. Serving for. : ACTING
7. Wooden shoes. : SABOTS
13. Shore bird. : PLOVER
14. Dismount. : ALIGHT
15. Run. : OPERATE
16. Kind of palm tree. : FANLEAF
18. Volcanic earth. : TRASS
19. Stowe heroine. : EVA
21. Color. : ECRU
22. Bovine of a kind. : TORO
23. Lewis Carroll portmanteau word. : SNARK
25. Satisfy. : SATE
26. Poetic time. : EVE
27. Aglow. : SHINING
29. Concert item: Abbr. : SEL
30. Popular ballet. : REDSHOES
32. Business matters. : ORDERS
34. Affected manner. : AIRS
35. Portico. : STOA
36. Brassard. : ARMLET
39. Delayed. : RETARDED
43. Letter. : DEE
44. American composer of operettas. : DEKOVEN
46. Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
47. Dear me! : ALAS
49. Annoyed: Colloq. : RILED
50. Piece of scenery. : FLAT
51. Golconda. : MINE
52. East Indian weight. : SER
53. Stop a while. : PAUSE
54. ___ Wells Ballet. : SADLERS
57. Chosen. : ELECTED
59. The "Beautiful Cloak Model" of 1906. : NELLIE
60. Mailroom worker. : SORTER
61. Characteristics. : TRAITS
62. Dons. : TUTORS
1. Sanction. : APPROVE
2. Netted. : CLEARED
3. Trunk. : TORSO
4. Marsh elders. : IVAS
5. Seine. : NET
6. Inexperienced ones: Colloq. : GREENIES
7. Hunting expedition. : SAFARI
8. Where Selma is: Abbr. : ALA
9. Coal holder. : BIN
10. Looks amorously. : OGLES
11. Perry Mason's problem. : THECASE
12. Elevator man. : STARTER
15. Fur. : OTTER
17. Oil and others. : FUELS
20. Vehicles. : VANS
23. Less verbose. : SHORTER
24. Tied securely. : KNOTTED
27. Turned aside suddenly. : SHIED
28. Moan. : GROAN
31. Al's frivolous gal. : SAL
33. Women's group. : DAR
35. Harshest. : SEVEREST
36. Memorable stage name. : ADAMS
37. Trusting. : RELIANT
38. Wander aimlessly. : MEANDER
39. Ingenue. : ROLE
40. Water, for one. : DILUTER
41. Pencil parts. : ERASERS
42. Passé. : DATED
45. Pieces of candy. : KISSES
48. Seat: Lat. : SELLA
50. Ipso ___. : FACTO
53. Saucy. : PERT
55. Whitney. : ELI
56. Musical abbreviation. : RIT
58. Gehrig. : LOU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|