It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Thursday, January 10, 1974

Author: Virginia Butler
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Virginia Butler has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
O
3
G
4
I
5
C
6
M
7
A
8
D
9
E
10
S
11
L
12
I
13
M
14
A
M
I
T
Y
15
A
M
O
Y
16
P
E
R
A
17
D
I
V
E
R
18
L
A
T
E
19
C
O
M
E
R
20
S
T
E
R
I
21
L
I
Z
E
22
L
O
O
N
Y
23
L
O
G
E
24
C
A
N
N
E
S
25
M
26
A
27
T
R
O
N
28
S
O
U
29
P
A
T
O
I
S
30
P
O
N
D
31
E
32
R
33
E
34
D
35
A
L
L
O
T
36
E
A
T
37
E
V
E
R
Y
38
M
A
I
L
C
39
A
L
L
40
O
D
E
N
S
E
41
H
I
S
42
T
R
E
N
T
E
43
V
44
E
45
S
46
T
A
L
47
S
W
A
B
48
I
N
T
E
R
49
M
E
A
S
U
50
R
51
E
52
U
53
P
54
O
V
E
R
D
55
R
A
W
N
56
S
A
C
R
E
57
L
O
I
N
58
P
L
U
G
59
S
T
A
G
E
60
S
I
N
E
61
I
M
P
Y
62
Y
O
D
E
L
© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,916
Across Down
1. Reason : LOGIC
6. Constructed : MADE
10. Scanty : SLIM
14. Friendship : AMITY
15. Chinese city : AMOY
16. Area of Istanbul : PERA
17. Deep-sea ___ : DIVER
18. Pest at a concert : LATECOMER
20. Prepare surgical tools : STERILIZE
22. Foolish : LOONY
23. Theater box : LOGE
24. Film-festival city : CANNES
25. ___ of honor : MATRON
28. Trifling sum : SOU
29. Jargon : PATOIS
30. Weighed carefully : PONDERED
35. Distribute : ALLOT
36. Dine : EAT
37. Entire : EVERY
38. G.I. happy time : MAILCALL
40. City in Denmark : ODENSE
41. ___ and hers : HIS
42. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
43. ___ virgin : VESTAL
47. Mop : SWAB
48. Among: Prefix : INTER
49. Qualify : MEASUREUP
54. Bank's bad news : OVERDRAWN
56. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
57. Cut of meat : LOIN
58. Spark or fire : PLUG
59. Acting area : STAGE
60. Math ratio : SINE
61. Ex-N. Y. mayor, for short : IMPY
62. Swiss air : YODEL
1. Boys : LADS
2. Leave out : OMIT
3. Yield : GIVE
4. Roman road : ITER
5. Portrayer of Captain Hook : CYRILRITCHARD
6. Speak ill of : MALIGN
7. Surprise : AMAZE
8. Be overfond of : DOTE
9. Hurricane center : EYE
10. Ladle : SPOON
11. Dud : LEMON
12. Peace goddess : IRENE
13. Martin and Astor : MARYS
19. "Clair de Lune" composer : CLAUDEDEBUSSY
21. Writer Anita : LOOS
24. Cheat : CON
25. ___ fide (in bad faith) : MALA
26. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
27. Cat's-paw : TOOL
28. Tosspot : SOT
29. Card game : PAM
30. Chum : PAL
31. Level : EVEN
32. Lease : RENT
33. Gaelic : ERSE
34. Color : DYE
36. City lines : ELS
39. Trouble : AIL
40. Danish moneys : ORAS
42. Nasal : TWANGY
43. Stringed instruments : VIOLS
44. Final stanza : ENVOI
45. Beer mug : STEIN
46. Coated iron : TERNE
47. Monopolize : SEWUP
49. Brick made of clay and chalk : MALM
50. Flight acronym : RATO
51. Modified organism : ECAD
52. Encourage : URGE
53. Pare : PEEL
55. Campus in Troy, N. Y. : RPI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|