This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1975

53-Down : Southwest institution: Abbr.

Author:
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
E
3
N
4
T
5
Y
6
E
7
A
8
R
9
S
10
A
11
G
12
O
13
A
T
E
A
14
R
15
E
X
P
I
A
T
O
R
16
Y
17
S
T
A
R
E
18
S
I
R
T
H
O
M
A
S
19
T
U
R
N
S
20
T
I
L
E
S
21
N
E
T
T
22
H
I
N
E
S
23
C
E
R
E
24
J
25
E
26
B
27
I
N
D
28
S
A
T
29
A
R
R
30
A
N
G
E
31
S
T
R
I
32
N
33
G
34
W
R
A
N
G
L
E
35
T
E
E
M
E
R
36
S
37
S
T
O
L
E
D
38
A
R
L
E
N
E
S
39
M
E
D
40
T
I
E
41
E
W
E
42
S
43
P
A
D
44
G
45
A
E
L
S
46
F
U
E
L
47
T
A
B
L
E
S
48
P
49
O
50
O
51
N
52
I
R
R
I
53
T
A
B
L
E
54
L
O
R
N
E
55
R
E
S
E
M
B
L
E
S
56
Y
E
A
T
S
57
R
E
S
C
U
E
R
S
58
S
L
O
T
© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,296
Across
1
Copper : CENT
5
Time long past : YEARSAGO
13
On ___ (carousing) : ATEAR
15
Atoning : EXPIATORY
17
Goggle : STARE
18
Lipton or Beecham : SIRTHOMAS
19
Subway devices : TURNSTILES
21
Minnesota lake : NETT
22
Jerome of the Met : HINES
23
Part of a bird's beak : CERE
24
Confederate general Stuart : JEB
27
Neighbor of Ill. : IND
28
Rested : SAT
29
Prepare : ARRANGE
31
Kind of quartet : STRING
34
Bicker : WRANGLE
35
Pourers of molten steel : TEEMERS
37
Wrapped in mink : STOLED
38
Miss Francis et al. : ARLENES
39
Slipper size: Abbr. : MED
40
Four-in-hand : TIE
41
Farm animal : EWE
42
Mining nail : SPAD
44
Celts : GAELS
46
Coal, for one : FUEL
47
Serving utensil : TABLESPOON
52
Cantankerous : IRRITABLE
54
Greene of TV : LORNE
55
Takes after : RESEMBLES
56
Irish poet : YEATS
57
Lifesavers : RESCUERS
58
___ machine : SLOT
Down
1
Playbill listing : CAST
2
"___, Brute!" : ETTU
3
Close to : NEAR
4
Mountain lake : TARN
5
Of course! : YESINDEED
6
Outcast : EXILE
7
After, in Paris : APRES
8
Scratches, in Britain : RITS
9
Czech measure : SAH
10
Formerly : ATONETIME
11
Pyle of early TV : GOMER
12
Spout forth : ORATE
14
Made roof repairs : RESHINGLED
16
Most-recently born: Abbr. : YST
20
Got a sensation of thrill : TINGLED
23
In a lax way : CARELESSLY
24
Gossip : JAW
25
Goes amiss : ERRS
26
Unbearable child : BRAT
28
Germ-free : STERILE
30
Incongruities : ANOMALIES
31
Like many D.P.'s : STATELESS
32
Hawaii's state bird : NENE
33
Prospered : GREW
36
Mariner's direction : SSE
42
More confident : SURER
43
Intrinsically : PERSE
44
Actor Clark : GABLE
45
More skilled : ABLER
46
Conifer : FIR
47
Prohibited : TABU
48
Edgar Allan et al. : POES
49
Kind of surgeon : ORAL
50
Hep : ONTO
51
___ egg : NEST
53
Southwest institution: Abbr. : TMC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle