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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 1967

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,588
Across
1. Stone chip. : SPALL
6. Shed feathers. : MOLT
10. Twinge. : STAB
14. Whistles. : PIPES
19. Radioman's reply. : WILCO
20. French girl friend. : AMIE
21. Opera air. : ARIA
22. Senseless. : INANE
23. Another time. : AGAIN
24. Fashioners anew. : RESHAPERS
26. Type of food. : PASTA
27. Crashing sound. : BAM
28. Got clean away. : ESCAPED
30. Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
32. Advance advice. : TIP
33. Political group. : BLOC
35. Plane position to right of you. : THREEOCLOCK
37. Instead of. : VICE
38. Girl of Brabant. : ELSA
39. Studied. : READ
40. Rugged rock. : CRAG
41. Merchants of cool. : ICEMEN
43. Lifelike quality. : REALNESS
45. Warehousing: Abbr. : STOR
46. Clever catchers. : SNARERS
47. Corn state. : IOWA
48. Baby doctor. : SPOCK
49. Varmint. : PEST
50. Kind of sweater. : SLIPON
53. Singe. : SEAR
54. Iconoclast, for example. : SHATTERER
59. Volcano-shaped. : CONED
60. Kind of ball game. : ONEHIT
62. An old canal. : ERIE
63. In lieu of: Abbr. : ILO
64. Deepest, darkest secret. : ASKELETONINONESCLOSET
68. Unit of reluctance. : REL
69. Arabian title. : EMIR
70. Firm step. : STRIDE
71. Hasta ___ (so long!): Sp. : LUEGO
72. The temptations of Egypt. : FLESHPOTS
75. Pullets. : HENS
76. Oscars for movie animals. : PATSYS
77. Vegetables. : PEAS
78. Bel ___ (Italian cheese). : PAESE
80. Warms up. : HOTS
81. Water route. : SEALANE
84. Eight: Ger. : ACHT
85. Lycanthrope. : WEREWOLF
89. Word for John Gunther. : INSIDE
90. Bismarck. : OTTO
91. Tallow: Sp. : SEBO
92. Asian sea. : ARAL
93. Upright post. : MAST
94. Subjects for old masters. : LASTSUPPERS
97. Nutmeg spice. : MACE
98. Of: Suffix. : IVE
99. As easy ___. : ASPIE
100. More rickety. : SHAKIER
102. Fox: Scot. : TOD
103. Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
105. Saturated. : PERMEATED
107. Beside. : ALONG
109. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
110. Tract. : AREA
111. Descartes. : RENE
112. Hugo's middle name. : MARIE
113. Untidy places. : STIES
114. Instrument for Homer. : LYRE
115. Advantage. : ODDS
116. Beans. : SOYAS
Down
1. Deck cleaner. : SWABBER
2. Place in Paris. : PIGALLE
3. Colorado city. : ALAMOSA
4. Navy craft. : LCI
5. Solitary. : LONE
6. Italian title. : MARCHESA
7. Family of Napoleon's doctor on St. Helena. : OMEARAS
8. Spoke childishly. : LISPED
9. Titter. : TEHEE
10. Enervate. : SAP
11. Pipits. : TREELARKS
12. Instrument on a jet. : AIRLOG
13. Fundamental. : BASIC
14. Seeds. : PIPS
15. ___ spot. : INA
16. Diversion. : PASTIME
17. Tempter. : ENTICER
18. Featherlike polyps. : SEAPENS
25. Crux of an emergency question. : ADOCTORINTHEHOUSE
29. Scattered. : STREWN
31. Unable to move well. : AKINETIC
34. Turtle delicacy. : CALIPEE
36. Swimmer in the Nile. : CROC
37. Green: Fr. : VERTE
42. Make battlements. : CASTELLATE
44. Simpleton. : NOODLEHEAD
45. Native troops of Algeria. : SPAHIS
46. Not luxuriant. : SPARSE
48. Spotted. : SEEN
50. Kerchief. : SCARF
51. Ne'er-do-well: Dial. : LOSEL
52. Linen tape. : INKLE
53. Breathe out loudly. : SNORT
55. Takes notice. : HEEDS
56. Goes up. : RISES
57. Sad song. : ELEGY
58. Gravure sections. : ROTOS
60. Idle. : OTIOSE
61. "How sweet it is ___ . . . " : TOREST
65. Enrolls as a juror. : EMPANELS
66. Prime time. : NINE
67. Beat in the water. : OUTSWAM
73. Tricky bowling shot. : SPLIT
74. Stipple painter. : SPATTERER
76. Holey. : POROSE
79. Deeds. : ACTS
80. Skye and neighbors. : HEBRIDES
81. 99 Across and others. : SIMILES
82. Forward, Frenchmen! : ENAVANT
83. African spear. : ASSEGAI
85. Time for fun. : WEEKEND
86. Eloquence. : ORATORY
87. N. H. city. : LACONIA
88. Gets one's wings. : FLEDGES
90. Where willows grow. : OSIERY
91. Came in a flood. : SPATED
95. Horrify. : APPAL
96. Kind of fig tree. : PHARO
99. Unchanged. : ASIS
101. Bellwethers. : RAMS
104. Cockney's flat. : OME
106. The legendary West. : MAE
108. Tai's cousin. : LAO

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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