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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, September 11, 1966

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,238
Across Down
1. Sporting errors. : MISSES
7. Plant capsule. : SEEDPOD
14. Other people's places. : STEADS
20. Whole. : INTACT
21. Off base, with permission. : ONLEAVE
22. Home that is not a house. : WIGWAM
23. Excoriate. : SCATHE
24. Favorable status: Slang. : GOODREP
25. Pretty cat. : ANGORA
26. Mammoth. : HUGE
27. Remove goods to safety: Law. : ELOIN
29. Girl's name. : ARLENE
31. Indian title. : MIR
32. Fortas. : ABE
33. Reel. : SPOOL
34. The real ones. : MCCOYS
35. Be eager for. : PANT
36. Shot. : PISTOLED
38. Where Penang is. : MALAYA
39. Lean and lanky. : RANGY
40. Noun suffixes. : URES
41. Certain frat men: Colloq. : DEKES
42. Bird food. : SEED
44. Nimble. : AGILE
47. Child in "Les Misérables." : COSETTE
49. View. : ASPECT
53. Having less embonpoint. : BONIER
55. Liqueur flavoring. : ANISE
56. Type of radio. : PORTABLE
58. Harsh noise. : RASP
59. "___ of Jeanie . . . " : IDREAM
61. Left officially. : SIGNEDOUT
62. Leaf cutter. : ANT
63. Make ___ (err subconsciously). : AFREUDIANSLIP
65. Father of Abner. : NER
66. Brünnhilde's punishment. : DEEPSLEEP
68. New York island. : STATEN
69. Shenanigan. : DIDO
70. Trellis of a kind. : ESPALIER
71. Like a kite without ___. : ATAIL
72. Free. : GRATIS
74. Aquatic molelike animal. : DESMAN
75. Not lost to salvation. : SAVABLE
77. Agreeable. : AMENE
78. Norse girl's name. : INGA
80. Wine. : TOKAY
81. Handed out. : GAVE
83. Watchful. : ALERT
86. Girl's name. : MURIEL
88. Signs of love. : CARESSES
92. More than errors. : SINS
93. Tends the lawn. : RESODS
94. Plastic source. : RESIN
95. Phone No. 2. : EXT
96. ___ Nidre. : KOL
97. Capital of Veracruz. : JALAPA
98. Fragrant cakes. : SOAPS
99. " . . . baked in ___." : APIE
100. Glaze. : ENAMEL
102. Allmost full, as the moon. : GIBBOUS
104. High-bounding antelope. : IMPALA
106. Remember. : RECALL
107. Expatiate. : ENLARGE
108. Pinned down. : NAILED
109. Strong. : STEELY
110. Cradle, so to speak. : SEEDBED
111. Good for grazing. : GRASSY
1. Accident. : MISHAP
2. Nightmare characters. : INCUBI
3. Degrees. : STAGES
4. Gorge. : SATE
5. Airplane formation: Abbr. : ECH
6. Churchly height. : STEEPLE
7. Not ___ (mediocre). : SOGOOD
8. Anoint: Obs. : ENOIL
9. N. C. college. : ELON
10. Author's inscription: Abbr. : DED
11. Holy Spirit as a comforter. : PARACLETE
12. Cloudy. : OVERCAST
13. Spread out, as troops. : DEPLOY
14. Old ugly ducklings. : SWANS
15. Prong. : TINE
16. It's blue for a robin. : EGG
17. "Sometime" thing of song. : AWOMAN
18. Venturesome. : DARING
19. Objectionable Aleck. : SMARTY
28. Highland loves. : LOES
30. Young hawk. : EYAS
33. Rail bird: Var. : SOREE
34. Keeps slipping. : MAKESMISTAKES
35. The barefoot sound. : PADPAD
37. Dutch flower. : TULIP
38. Toward a middle plane. : MESIAD
39. Make a new base for a mast. : RESTEP
41. Laundered. : DONEUP
43. In gainful employment. : EARNING
44. Rubbed off. : ABRADED
45. Natives of part of India. : GOANESE
46. Foot parts. : INSTEPS
47. Goes at a mad speed. : CAREERS
48. Letter. : EPISTLE
50. Vulcanite. : EBONITE
51. Given the needed info. : CLUEDIN
52. Sugar: Chem. : TETROSE
54. Burglar job. : RIFLING
57. Do girl-watching. : OGLE
60. Endure: Scot. : DREE
61. Slow-paced. : SNAILY
63. Sloping. : ASLANT
64. Moorish ketlledrum. : ATABAL
67. Roof of the World, in Asia. : PAMIRS
69. Ladies. : DAMES
71. Not inevitable. : AVOIDABLE
73. Glossy-black. : RAVEN
76. Belladonna. : ATROPINE
79. Enamel: Obs. : AMEL
81. Sound of surprise. : GASP
82. On the ascent. : ARISING
83. The inquisitive. : ASKERS
84. Young animal. : LIONET
85. Intertwine. : ENLACE
87. Practices. : USAGES
88. Quit. : CEASED
89. Calyx leaves. : SEPALS
90. Deportees. : EXILES
91. Unwavering. : STEADY
93. Brisk tennis exchange. : RALLY
94. Red. : ROUGE
97. Crystallize. : JELL
98. Rowan tree. : SORB
99. Samoan city. : APIA
101. Miss West. : MAE
103. Harmful. : BAD
105. Flaw. : MAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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