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New York Times, Monday, January 17, 1977

Author: DeWitt Anderson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
DeWitt Anderson has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,019
Across Down
1. Kind of labor or driver : SLAVE
6. Faded film star, e.g. : HASBEEN
13. Pessimistic : BEARISH
15. From one side only : EXPARTE
16. Spark : ACTUATE
17. Hero's hero : LEANDER
18. Cut : TRIM
19. Ice, in Berlin : EIS
21. British-firm: abbr. : LTD
22. Poetic times : EENS
23. Pickpockets : DIPS
25. Texas city : WACO
29. Pou ___ (place to stand) : STO
30. Remain : ABIDE
32. Industrialist Cyrus : EATON
33. Feminists' concern: Abbr. : ERA
34. Stretch : ELONGATE
36. 1961 Oscar winner : WESTSIDESTORY
39. Midway lure : PEEPSHOW
40. Decimal base : TEN
41. Agree : TALLY
42. "___ at the Gates" : TIGER
44. Arab garment : ABA
47. Loop, in anatomy : ANSA
48. Chess finale : MATE
49. Door sound : SLAM
50. Recent: Prefix : NEO
52. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
54. Inter ___ : ALIA
55. Wiley Post or John Alcock : AVIATOR
59. Military areas : SECTORS
61. Curious woman of myth : PANDORA
62. Chores : ERRANDS
63. Fill with wrath : INCENSE
64. Twining stems : BINES
1. Teller's offering : SECRET
2. Colombian or Puerto Rican : LATINO
3. Lilies : ARUMS
4. ___ Dolorosa : VIA
5. Punta del ___ : ESTE
6. Loki's daughter : HEL
7. Ice-skating jumps : AXELS
8. Tiff : SPAT
9. Political vehicle : BANDWAGON
10. Earth, old style : ERD
11. Season in Nice : ETE
12. Saul's uncle : NER
13. College in Maine : BATES
14. Fictional Swiss girl : HEIDI
20. Supported : SIDEDWITH
24. Soccer star : PELE
26. Perfume: Var. : ATAR
27. René of France : COTY
28. Number : ONE
30. ___ craftsy : ARTSY
31. Blowout : BASH
32. Join : ENTER
33. Public walk with a vista : ESPLANADE
35. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
36. Reconcile to a severance : WEAN
37. Lampreys : EELS
38. Greek letter : IOTA
39. School org. : PTA
43. Silly ones : GEESE
44. Of no real preference : ALLONE
45. Puppeteer Bil and family : BAIRDS
46. Gather : AMASS
48. Invaders of Spain : MOORS
49. Beelzebub : SATAN
51. Collar : ETON
53. Balkan native : SERB
55. Nepalese peak : API
56. ___ Allen Belt : VAN
57. "Murder ___" (mob group) : INC
58. Scottish explorer : RAE
60. Dernier ___ : CRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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