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HIGH FINANCE

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1965

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,866
Across Down
1. Peremptory command. : SHUTUP
7. Mr. Milquetoast. : CASPAR
13. Gushes. : JETS
17. Under the ban. : TABU
21. Medicament. : IODINE
22. Yankee rival. : ORIOLE
23. State or lake. : UTAH
24. Augury. : OMEN
25. Premiums. : TRADINGSTAMPS
27. Film role. : JAMESBOND
29. Money: Slang. : KALE
30. Legendary Syracusan. : DAMON
31. Unhappy look. : POUT
33. Take care of. : LOOKTO
34. Nothing but. : ALL
35. ___ means (nabob). : MANOF
36. Superimposed rows. : TIERS
38. Normandy town. : STLO
39. Sharp projections. : FANGS
40. Recoil in a way. : WINCE
41. Follows a clue. : SLEUTHS
44. Undertakings. : EFFORTS
47. Weight unit. : CARAT
48. Skyrockets. : SOARS
49. United. : ONE
51. Memorizes. : LEARNS
52. Climbing gear. : ALPENSTOCKS
54. Chemical suffixes. : ANES
55. See 117 Across. : ALIKE
56. Encomium. : PRAISE
57. Fish. : HAKE
58. Feature of a kilt. : PLEAT
59. Shooting matches: Fr. : TIRS
60. Arctic bird. : BRANT
61. Storage places. : BINS
62. Baked ___. : ALASKA
63. Compass point. : ENE
64. Remembers. : BEARSINMIND
67. Set out. : START
68. Church employes. : SEXTONS
70. Like: Suffix. : OID
71. Protective device. : THIMBLE
74. Meat, in Mexico. : CARNE
75. Gabfest. : BULLSESSION
80. Jewish teacher. : RAB
81. Unfaithful one, in a ballad. : JOHNNY
83. Grouper. : MERO
84. Jottings. : NOTES
85. ___ pieces. : GOTO
86. Fully appreciative. : AWAKE
87. Beginning. : SEED
88. Rooms: Fr. : SALLES
90. Outward sign. : TOKEN
91. Resort places. : INNS
92. Guesswork. : SPECULATION
94. Stand up for. : DEFEND
95. Side of a triangle. : LEG
96. Nail's partner. : TOOTH
97. Imperfectly. : AMISS
98. Press material. : REPORTS
99. Insurrections. : REVOLTS
101. Salmon. : SMOLT
102. The "Old Soak." : TOPER
103. Players in a game. : ENDS
104. Up, in a game. : ATBAT
105. Napoleon's pride. : ARMEE
106. Variations of 1 Across. : SHS
109. Kind of account. : CHARGE
112. Star in Lyra. : VEGA
113. ___ up (make money). : CLEAN
114. Home run: Slang. : SWAT
115. London street. : HAYMARKET
117. With 55 Across, divide equally. : SHAREANDSHARE
121. Et ___. : ALII
122. Make money. : EARN
123. ___ the band. : TOBEAT
124. Card game. : ECARTE
125. State: Abbr. : PENN
126. Information. : DATA
127. Namesakes of Scott heroine. : ELLENS
128. Switched to the low beam. : DIMMED
1. Baranof Island town. : SITKA
2. Hourly. : HORAL
3. "The Quiet Crisis" author. : UDALL
4. ___ over. : TIDE
5. Prefix with vocal or verse. : UNI
6. Hanging ornaments. : PENDANTS
7. Orderly universe. : COSMOS
8. ___ self-defense. : ARTOF
9. City on the Wei River. : SIAN
10. Canine, for short. : POM
11. Place for 52 Across. : ALP
12. Particulars. : RESPECTS
13. African charms. : JUJUS
14. Homme d'___ (statesman). : ETAT
15. Headpiece. : TAM
16. Harbors. : SHELTERS
17. Besides. : TOBOOT
18. Run ___. : AMOK
19. Proclivity. : BENT
20. Make null. : UNDO
26. Groups of persons. : GANGS
28. Alone: Lat. : SOLUS
32. Pay dirt. : ORE
35. Seine tributary. : MARNE
36. Loses patience. : TIRES
37. Jejune. : INANE
38. Quench. : SLAKE
39. Flatware. : FORKS
40. Forest denizen. : WAPITI
41. Places for clocks. : SOCKS
42. Bismarck's epithet for Makler. : HONESTBROKER
43. Furtive move. : SNEAK
44. Fills with joy. : ELATES
45. Catty. : FELINE
46. Give-and-take of a sort. : FAIREXCHANGE
47. Groups of families. : CLANS
48. ___ so. : SOAND
50. This: Sp. : ESTA
52. African tree. : ARAR
53. Attenuated. : THIN
54. Tocsin. : ALARM
56. Chalcedony. : PRASE
58. Ordinary. : PLAIN
60. TV name. : BENNY
61. Invitations. : BIDS
62. Mousquetaire. : ATHOS
64. Carried. : BORNE
65. ___ contendere. : NOLO
66. Unit of length. : MIL
67. Farm features. : STIES
69. Receptacles. : TANKS
72. Potential. : LATENT
73. Government issue. : EBONDS
75. Wood. : BEECH
76. Indic language. : URDU
77. Secure the aid of. : ENLIST
78. Concert renditions. : SOLOS
79. Sandhurst weapon. : STEN
81. Lock up. : JAIL
82. One of the landed gentry. : OWNER
83. Comes across. : MEETS
85. Try to get. : GOFOR
87. Detects. : SPOTS
88. Pacific islands. : SAMOA
89. Inclined. : ATILT
90. Plains abode. : TEPEE
92. Joined in a way. : SOLDERED
93. Wallop. : LAMBASTE
94. Relied (on). : DEPENDED
96. Salote's realm. : TONGA
98. ___ à clef. : ROMAN
100. Rats. : VERMIN
101. British money: Abbr. : STG
102. Deals with. : TREATS
104. Storied volcano. : AETNA
105. "Yond Cassius has ___ and hungry look." : ALEAN
106. Migratory multitude. : SWARM
107. American author. : HARTE
108. Quadruped. : STEED
109. Man: Colloq. : CHAP
110. Robust. : HALE
111. Hebrew letter. : AYIN
112. Green, in heraldry. : VERT
113. Ojibwa's relative. : CREE
114. Humbug. : SHAM
116. Mowgli's python. : KAA
118. Relative of a vac. : HOL
119. Grammatical case: Abbr. : ABL
120. School subject: Abbr. : SCI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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