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COMMON CARRIERS

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 1966

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 731 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,217
Across Down
1. Metal tips of cords. : AGLETS
7. Make a ___. : STABAT
13. ___ California. : BAJA
17. Marbles. : MIBS
21. Sunday repast. : BRUNCH
22. N.Y. village near Quebec line. : MALONE
23. College grad. : ALUM
24. Where 57 Down is. : ASIA
25. Turn around, at sea. : BOXTHECOMPASS
27. With malice aforethought. : BALEFULLY
29. Holiday times. : EVES
30. Figure of speech. : TROPE
31. Author of "The Apple Cart." : SHAW
33. Yale and Harvard. : RIVALS
34. Moreover. : YES
35. Rio de la ___. : PLATA
36. One of the Forsytes. : FLEUR
38. Right-hand man. : AIDE
39. Disinclined. : LOATH
40. Highland laddie. : BAIRN
41. Entrance ramps. : ACCESSES
45. Swiss canton. : LUCERNE
48. Business transaction. : PACKAGEDEAL
50. Swerve. : YAW
51. Puffed up. : ELATED
52. Girl of song. : SUSIE
53. Campus VIP. : DEAN
54. African gazelle. : ADMI
55. Right-hand men: Abbr. : ASSTS
56. Nine: Prefix. : ENNEA
57. Of melliferous insects. : APIAN
59. Pastry shells. : CONES
60. Tpks. : RTES
61. Hustled out. : BUNDLEDOFF
63. Touch lightly. : CARESS
64. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : NEH
65. Capital group. : LOBBY
67. Size of paper. : DEMY
68. One of the Greens. : HETTY
69. Birds. : RATITES
71. Pickling agent. : BRINE
73. Connection. : CONTACT
75. Cracked. : RIVED
76. Hector. : BAIT
77. Spoils. : BOOTY
78. Exclamation. : AHA
80. Freeloads. : CADGES
82. Turn in: Slang. : HITTHESACK
85. Albanian river. : DRIN
86. Declares. : AVERS
87. Oblivion. : LETHE
88. Insignificant: Slang. : DINKY
89. Obsolete. : DATED
90. Plant. : VINE
91. Malay language. : MORO
92. Finger. : PINKY
93. Degree of separation. : REMOVE
94. ___ de France. : ILE
95. Magician's repertoire. : BAGOFTRICKS
98. Testifies. : DEPONES
99. Having runs, as hose. : LADDERED
101. Preliminary events. : HEATS
102. Canadian ___. : BACON
103. Wading bird. : IBIS
104. Yearlings. : COLTS
105. City in Bombay. : SURAT
106. Dobbin. : NAG
109. Fish. : TARPON
112. Buy ___ song. : FORA
113. Bacterium, for short. : STREP
114. Foolish: Slang. : GAGA
115. Closed, as 48 Across. : WRAPPEDUP
117. Integral element. : PARTANDPARCEL
121. River into the Seine. : AUBE
122. Gibbon's subject. : ROME
123. Silk thread. : SLEAVE
124. City in Turkey. : EDIRNE
125. Pother. : STIR
126. Plant. : SEED
127. Chilean island. : EASTER
128. Abase. : DEMEAN
1. Dublin theater. : ABBEY
2. Small wood. : GROVE
3. Units of illumination. : LUXES
4. Noun suffixes. : ENTS
5. Tongue-clucking sound. : TCH
6. Scottish archipelago. : SHETLAND
7. Calm. : SMOOTH
8. Florida bay. : TAMPA
9. Mont Blanc, for one. : ALPE
10. Constrictor. : BOA
11. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
12. Marble tile. : TESSERA
13. Elephant of juvenile fame. : BABAR
14. "He is ___ unto himself." : ALAW
15. Month: Abbr. : JUL
16. Sort of plan. : AMERICAN
17. Colors. : MAUVES
18. ___ de Pinos, Cuba. : ISLA
19. Check. : BILL
20. Pronounces. : SAYS
26. Jalopy. : CRATE
28. First name in 18 Down. : FIDEL
32. Deadlocked, as a jury. : HUNG
35. Meditates (over). : PORES
36. Beauty parlor treatment. : FACIAL
37. Enjoy. : LIKE
38. Adjective suffix. : ACEAN
39. People of Kurland. : LETTS
40. Founded. : BASED
41. Turn ___ ear. : ADEAF
42. He died for Darnay. : SYDNEYCARTON
43. Soprano Emma. : EAMES
44. Tyrolese. : SWISS
45. Memorize. : LEARN
46. Overcoat. : ULSTER
47. Callous. : CASEHARDENED
48. Paronomastic. : PUNNY
49. Instruct. : EDIFY
52. Cold-shoulders. : SNUBS
54. Trunk artery. : AORTA
56. Subsided. : EBBED
57. British outpost. : ADEN
58. Fruit. : POME
59. Slyly spiteful. : CATTY
62. One of the Hamiltons. : EDITH
63. Cousin of Fahr. : CENT
65. Plutarch's subject. : LIVES
66. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
68. Play ___. : HOOKY
70. Historic French epithet. : TIGRE
71. Ablution. : BATH
72. Coronation, for one. : RITE
73. Arrogant. : COCKY
74. Purloin. : THIEVE
76. Not a ___ it. : BITOF
77. Steep slopes. : BANKS
79. Where Lake Titicaca is. : ANDES
80. Quibble (at). : CAVIL
81. Spanish city. : AVILA
82. Strauss role. : HEROD
83. Prounciamentos. : EDICTS
84. Containers of dishes. : SINKS
85. Prototype of friendship. : DAMON
87. Boxes of a kind. : LOGES
89. Terminal. : DEPOT
91. Toters of duffel bags. : MARINERS
92. British antitank gun. : PIAT
93. Summarized: Colloq. : RECAPPED
95. Form of jazz. : BEBOP
96. One of the Aesir. : THOR
97. Backslide. : RELAPSE
98. Braved. : DARED
100. Big or Little ___. : DIPPER
102. Stove part. : BURNER
104. Contended successfully. : COPED
105. Ward (off). : STAVE
106. Shellfish. : NACRE
107. Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
108. Greek physician. : GALEN
109. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
110. In ___. : ARUT
111. Noted physicist. : RABI
112. Give way to anger. : FUME
113. Enactment: Abbr. : STAT
114. Sinister. : GRIM
116. Female mammal. : DOE
118. State: Abbr. : ALA
119. In medias ___. : RES
120. Humorist George. : ADE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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