This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1968

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
1
C
2
A
3
R
4
P
5
P
6
I
7
P
8
I
9
T
10
K
11
A
12
M
13
A
14
E
B
E
R
15
A
C
A
R
I
16
E
R
I
C
17
R
E
P
U
18
B
L
I
C
A
N
19
Y
A
L
E
20
A
T
O
N
A
L
21
S
E
C
22
O
N
D
E
R
23
R
E
G
I
24
A
25
A
R
O
A
R
26
B
27
A
T
S
28
A
B
29
C
30
N
A
T
31
A
S
I
32
I
T
E
A
33
S
34
N
E
35
C
36
K
37
S
38
W
I
N
39
T
E
L
L
I
40
N
G
41
A
A
H
42
L
A
G
43
O
S
44
E
L
V
I
S
45
N
R
A
46
R
E
47
A
48
S
A
N
49
D
D
A
Y
50
S
51
H
A
L
T
52
N
E
53
G
R
I
54
P
L
A
T
F
O
55
R
56
M
57
P
A
I
D
58
U
59
P
60
L
I
D
O
61
M
I
A
62
M
I
B
E
A
C
H
63
O
D
O
R
64
I
R
I
A
N
65
S
T
L
O
66
D
E
N
Y
67
C
E
N
T
S
68
T
E
A
R
© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,930
Across
1
Goldfish. : CARP
5
Larklike bird. : PIPIT
10
Hindu cupid. : KAMA
14
Ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
15
Mites, ticks, etc. : ACARI
16
Sevareid. : ERIC
17
Party label. : REPUBLICAN
19
Benefactor of a certain college. : YALE
20
Like some music. : ATONAL
21
Convention orator. : SECONDER
23
Palace: Lat. : REGIA
25
Descriptive of a convention at times. : AROAR
26
The "woodpile." : BATS
28
The beginning. : ABC
30
Styron's hero. : NAT
31
"Unaccustomed ___ am ... " : ASI
32
Willow plants. : ITEAS
34
Narrow strips of land. : NECKS
38
Vital convention word. : WIN
39
Decisive. : TELLING
41
Intensified exclamation. : AAH
42
Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
44
First name in entertainment. : ELVIS
45
Initials of 1933. : NRA
46
Govt. agency. : REA
48
___ José. : SAN
49
1944 date. : DDAY
50
Word in the Commandments. : SHALT
52
Early movie name. : NEGRI
54
Party credo. : PLATFORM
57
Settled. : PAIDUP
60
Adriatic resort. : LIDO
61
Cynosure on August 5th. : MIAMIBEACH
63
Spice, for one. : ODOR
64
Relating to the eye. : IRIAN
65
French city. : STLO
66
Contradict. : DENY
67
Change. : CENTS
68
Rip. : TEAR
Down
1
Horned: Suffix. : CERA
2
Back. : ABET
3
Correspondent's job. : REPORTING
4
Fruit dish. : PRUNES
5
Ease. : PALLIATE
6
Here, in Havro. : ICI
7
Footwear. : PACS
8
Dies ___. : IRAE
9
Destroyer: Slang. : TINCAN
10
Kind of speech. : KEYNOTE
11
Plowed land. : ARADA
12
Ryun. : MILER
13
Tree genus. : ACER
18
Carryall. : BAG
22
Borneo denizens. : ORANGS
24
Poplar. : ABELE
26
Shout. : BAWL
27
Saigon site. : ASIA
29
Campaign workers' chores. : CALLS
32
Pronoun. : ITSELF
33
Jewish month. : SIVAN
35
Hopeful. : CANDIDATE
36
Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
37
Old-time vehicle. : SHAY
40
Game in England. : NINEPINS
43
Main ingredient of a convention. : ORATORY
47
Part of AEC. : ATOMIC
49
Least interesting. : DRIEST
50
Suffix with land. : SLIDE
51
Wore. : HADON
53
Gift of a sort. : GAB
54
Slog. : PLOD
55
Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
56
Chief. : MAIN
58
USC's rival. : UCLA
59
Carrier: Suffix. : PHOR
62
Karate adjunct. : MAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle