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

New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
V
2
I
3
S
4
T
5
A
6
D
7
A
8
B
9
S
10
A
11
B
12
C
13
S
14
I
D
E
A
S
15
I
D
O
L
16
G
L
U
T
17
E
L
E
C
T
18
S
O
L
I
19
T
A
I
R
E
20
S
Y
R
I
A
21
C
R
E
P
E
22
S
I
R
23
T
R
24
Y
O
N
25
U
N
26
I
S
O
N
27
S
28
T
29
I
L
T
O
N
30
S
P
U
R
31
C
I
T
Y
32
K
N
33
O
W
34
R
E
35
L
36
A
37
X
38
U
L
E
39
S
E
E
L
I
40
F
E
41
A
N
Y
42
D
E
M
43
I
T
44
C
A
M
E
45
D
I
A
L
46
L
O
47
S
T
48
M
E
49
M
E
N
T
O
50
D
51
O
52
L
L
O
P
53
W
I
D
O
W
54
E
R
E
55
G
O
56
T
O
N
57
B
L
58
A
59
S
60
E
61
P
R
A
62
Y
E
R
R
U
G
63
C
I
L
I
A
64
O
I
S
E
65
T
O
L
L
66
A
N
E
N
T
67
T
S
T
S
68
S
T
D
Y
69
P
E
C
K
S
© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,861
Across Down
1. Volunteer group, the "domestic Peace Corps." : VISTA
6. Little pats. : DABS
10. Alphabet. : ABCS
14. Notions. : IDEAS
15. Revered one. : IDOL
16. An oversupply. : GLUT
17. Choose. : ELECT
18. Patience or Canfield. : SOLITAIRE
20. Levantine land. : SYRIA
21. Fabric. : CREPE
22. Title. : SIR
23. A fitting. : TRYON
25. Concord. : UNISON
27. English cheese. : STILTON
30. Incite to action. : SPUR
31. Populous place. : CITY
32. Recognize. : KNOW
34. Take it easy. : RELAX
38. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
39. Live it up. : SEELIFE
41. Every. : ANY
42. Resign (from an office). : DEMIT
44. Arrived. : CAME
45. Phone. : DIAL
46. Bewildered. : LOST
48. Souvenir. : MEMENTO
50. Lump or blob. : DOLLOP
53. Golf ___. : WIDOW
54. Prior to: Poet. : ERE
55. Were compatible. : GOTON
57. Sophisticated. : BLASE
61. Moslem's need. : PRAYERRUG
63. Eyelashes. : CILIA
64. River of France. : OISE
65. Bell sound. : TOLL
66. Concerning. : ANENT
67. Sibilant sounds. : TSTS
68. Day of the week: Abbr. : STDY
69. Heaps. : PECKS
1. Competes (with). : VIES
2. Casually. : IDLY
3. Crystal gazer. : SEER
4. Silently implied. : TACITLY
5. With a sudden motion. : ASTART
6. Separate. : DISCONNECT
7. Deck out. : ADORN
8. Tree trunk. : BOLE
9. Make a mistake: Colloq. : SLIPUP
10. Turkish title. : AGA
11. Heavenly state. : BLISS
12. Article of virtu. : CURIO
13. Exacting. : STERN
19. Right to property. : TENURE
24. Neck frame. : YOKE
26. Anger. : IRE
27. Run before the wind. : SCUD
28. Flooring section. : TILE
29. Article. : ITEM
30. Prosperously. : SWIMMINGLY
33. Suffix with pay. : OLA
35. Reclined. : LAIN
36. Science: Abbr. : ANAT
37. Wood: Prefix. : XYLO
39. Straight man. : STOOGE
40. Stoke. : FEED
43. Not so well. : ILL
45. Early-warning system. : DEWLINE
47. Newspaper department. : SPORTS
49. Old-time headdress. : MOBCAP
50. Place for a whistle-stop. : DEPOT
51. Fragrant root. : ORRIS
52. Slightest. : LEAST
53. Common auxiliary verb. : WOULD
56. Gait. : TROT
58. Guinness. : ALEC
59. Go down. : SINK
60. Grub. : EATS
62. One answer. : YES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|