New York Times, Friday, May 23, 1975

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Ski-nose" : HOPE
5. Jewish festival : PURIM
10. Urban pall : SMOG
14. Declare : AVER
15. Order of footless animals : APODA
16. Fonteyn's garb : TUTU
17. Arrival-board word : LATE
18. Complete : UTTER
19. Sea call : AHOY
20. Viral disease : FLU
21. Ziegfeld : FLO
22. Words with king or carte : ALA
24. He lost to D.D.E. : AES
25. Neckwear : LEIS
27. City in Utah : OREM
29. Resilient : ELASTIC
32. Speak uncertainly : STAMMER
35. Delicacy : TACT
36. Chew on : MUNCH
38. Kind of face : PALE
39. Port of Hawaii : HILO
40. Run ___ long (get tedious) : ONTOO
41. Soho pelts : IDES
42. ___ even keel : ONAN
43. O.T. book : NAHUM
44. Branches : RAMI
45. Soap operas, e.g. : SERIALS
47. Fortification : RAVELIN
49. Salad ingredient : KALE
50. Mexican's agreement : SISI
51. Interrogate : ASK
53. Foo-yong base : EGG
55. Soul, in France : AME
56. "Encore!" : BIS
59. ___ the rug (fume) : CHEW
61. Cowboy item : RIATA
63. Football player : BACK
64. Incantation : RUNE
65. Miss Burstyn : ELLEN
66. Woodwind : OBOE
67. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
68. Devoured : EATEN
69. Severinsen's group : BAND
1. Word with nelson or sole : HALF
2. Ford's office : OVAL
3. "Downtown" singer and Superman : PETULACLARKKENT
4. Sooner than : ERE
5. Pop singer and Eliza's pursuer : PAULSIMONLEGREE
6. ___ no good : UPTO
7. Nonsense! : ROT
8. Germ of a patent : IDEA
9. "Thieves" star and Nobel writer : MARLOTHOMASMANN
10. Terminal: Abbr. : STA
11. Heavyweight and Morgiana's master : MUHAMMADALIBABA
12. U. S. Indian : OTOE
13. Gents : GUYS
21. Suit : FIT
23. Parseghian : ARA
26. Tallinn's land : ESTONIA
28. Holy Roman, etc. : EMPIRES
29. Group character : ETHOS
30. Singer Frankie : LAINE
31. Panama Indians : CUNAS
32. Search widely : SCOUR
33. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
34. Pine product : RESIN
37. To the ___ degree : NTH
46. Drink : ALE
48. Be in competition : VIE
51. God's ___ (churchyard) : ACRE
52. Close : SHUT
54. Large lizard : GILA
55. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
57. Representation : ICON
58. Timetable, for short : SKED
60. Bide-a-___ : WEE
62. High, in music : ALT
63. Dunk for apples : BOB

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