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PASSING THE HAT

New York Times, Sunday, September 24, 1967

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,616
Across Down
1. Green shade. : LEAF
5. Acid in vitamin B. : FOLIC
10. A size. : LARGE
15. Limestone. : MALM
19. Warren. : EARL
20. Former Turkish VIP. : INONU
21. Secretary for all outdoors. : UDALL
22. Cairo's river. : OHIO
23. Special fighter. : GREENBERET
25. March 19 goal of swallows. : CAPISTRANO
27. Churchill biographer. : MORAN
28. Small drinks. : DRAMS
30. Flags. : IRISES
31. Be ambitious. : ASPIRE
34. Comfortable. : ATEASE
36. Have ___ with (have pull). : ANIN
37. Slow song. : CHANT
38. Old verb form. : HAST
39. Come to ___ conclusion. : ALOGICAL
43. Closet item. : HANGER
45. Host at tea. : MADHATTER
47. Arab's robe. : ABA
48. Yellow bugles. : IVAS
49. Green land. : ERIN
51. Some flower petals. : ALAE
52. Dax, Evian, et al. : SPAS
53. Man's nickname. : LEM
54. Mind at work. : THINKINGCAP
58. Village in Veneto. : PAESE
59. Hot rod event. : DRAGRACE
61. Corners. : NOOKS
62. Preferably. : RATHER
63. Theater. : HOUSE
64. Wild plums. : SLOES
65. "When you ___ tulip . . . " : WOREA
66. Sample. : SWATCH
68. Cliques. : CLANS
69. Evade. : SIDESTEP
72. Turning tool. : LATHE
73. Popular act. : SHOWSTOPPER
75. Fiduciary: Abbr. : TRU
76. River islands. : AITS
77. Companion of polish. : SPIT
78. Nothing, in Nancy. : RIEN
79. Blackbird. : MERL
80. Greek letter. : PSI
81. Purchase of 1626. : MANHATTAN
85. Headgear of a sort. : TIARAS
87. Chef's need. : STEWPANS
90. Origin. : ROOT
91. Builder's equipment. : CRANE
92. Tells. : AIRS
93. Ancient coin. : STATER
95. Boxes. : CHESTS
96. "___ child . . . " : ABURNT
99. Diacritical mark. : TILDE
100. Kind of committee. : ADHOC
102. Part of England. : DERBYSHIRE
104. Career for women. : MOTHERHOOD
109. Type: Abbr. : ITAL
110. Diva Emma. : EAMES
111. Jots. : IOTAS
112. Efficient. : ABLE
113. Snap-brim wearer. : MALE
114. Years. : TEENS
115. Winds. : COILS
116. Some hats. : LIDS
1. Partial support. : LEG
2. Front-page item. : EAR
3. Live. : ARE
4. Some Belgians. : FLEMINGS
5. Character. : FIBRE
6. Young man's status. : ONEA
7. Girl in 1869 novel. : LORNA
8. Noun suffix. : INE
9. Snub. : CUTDEAD
10. Lovelace's lady. : LUCASTA
11. " . . . nothing like ___." : ADAME
12. Taps. : RAPS
13. The, in Roma. : GLI
14. Helsingör. : ELSINORE
15. Erika of music. : MORINI
16. Exclamations. : AHAS
17. Contour. : LINE
18. Rural sounds. : MOOS
24. El Paso del ___. : NORTE
26. Neat. : TRIG
29. Too hasty. : RASH
31. "I spake as ___ . . . " : ACHILD
32. See 31 Down. : SHAVER
33. 1940 hit. : PANAMAHATTIE
35. Ironically, blame. : THANK
36. ___ in the dark. : ALEAP
39. A Titan. : ATLAS
40. East Coast point. : CAPEHATTERAS
41. Cast down. : ABASE
42. Light beam. : LASER
44. Work over old ideas. : REHASH
45. Burrow. : MINE
46. Sews on, in a way. : TACKS
50. Wedding shower. : RICE
52. Surfeits. : SATES
54. Respite. : TRUCE
55. Relation. : INLAW
56. Times. : NOONS
57. "Whither thou ___ . . . " : GOEST
58. Kitchen tool. : PARER
60. Barbarians. : GOTHS
62. Nibbling animal. : RODENT
64. Deadly sin. : SLOTH
65. Dry. : WIPE
66. Cuffs. : SLAPS
67. Garment. : WAIST
68. Gabs. : CHINS
69. Whirl. : SPIN
70. Wayward. : ERRANT
71. Beats. : PULSES
73. Pairs. : SPANS
74. Speak. : ORATE
77. The "in" crowd. : SMARTSET
79. ___ Niel rose. : MARECHAL
82. Without wile or guile. : ARTLESS
83. Hopper. : TOAD
84. Of an emblem. : TOTEMIC
86. Fluid in the veins of the gods. : ICHOR
88. Trill. : WARBLE
89. Like some woods. : PINY
93. Alluring. : SIREN
94. Name of Pope Pius XI. : RATTI
95. Game. : CHESS
96. Take ___ view of. : ADIM
97. Greek letter. : BETA
98. Orsk's river. : URAL
99. Occasion. : TIME
101. Arabic letter. : DHAL
103. Scot's "own." : HAE
105. Goose eggs. : OOO
106. Sash. : OBI
107. ___ hat. : OLD
108. From: Fr. : DES

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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