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New York Times, Monday, January 31, 1977

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,033
Across Down
1. Ice-cream measures : DIPS
5. Tussle : SCRAP
10. Bed part : SLAT
14. One of the Andreanofs : ADAK
15. Partner of ho : HEAVE
16. Swanky : POSH
17. Embassy member : MILITARYATTACHE
20. Stances : POSTURES
21. Origin of the Euphrates : TURKEY
22. Three, in Málaga : TRES
23. Letter beginning : SIRS
24. Go up : ASCEND
27. Disagreed : DIFFERED
31. Surprisers of Goldilocks : BEARS
32. Cyclades island : MELOS
33. Lend an ___ : EAR
34. Coffee brewers : URNS
35. Gog's associate : MAGOG
36. Allot : METE
37. Phoebus : SUN
38. Pops : COLAS
39. What an evangelist does : SAVES
40. Gives out : EMANATES
42. Discourages : DETERS
43. Freeman Gosden : AMOS
44. Italian finger game : MORA
45. Not so hard : EASIER
48. Milton locale : PARADISE
52. Tactful group : DIPLOMATICCORPS
54. Dies ___ : IRAE
55. Guam capital : AGANA
56. Sterlet and shad eggs : ROES
57. Care for : TEND
58. Count ___ : NOSES
59. Snicker's : SNEE
1. Like some cellars : DAMP
2. Personal: Prefix : IDIO
3. Buddies : PALS
4. Glides lightly : SKITTERS
5. Participated in : SHARED
6. Small planet : CERES
7. Sting and X : RAYS
8. Girl's name : AVA
9. Quibble over trifles : PETTIFOG
10. Rare : SPARSE
11. Soo feature : LOCK
12. Arthur of tennis : ASHE
13. "___ also serve . . . " : THEY
18. ___ on the heat : TURNS
19. Sods : TURFS
23. Places for ICBM's : SILOS
24. Treat badly : ABUSE
25. Injection material : SERUM
26. Large-leafed plant : CANNA
27. Contemporary of Manet : DEGAS
28. Town officer : REEVE
29. Gourmand or gourmet : EATER
30. Kind of parade or circle : DRESS
32. Certain people : MALES
35. Subway-crew member : MOTORMAN
36. Certain swordsmen : MATADORS
38. Brief acting role : CAMEO
39. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
41. ___ down (made final) : NAILED
42. Biblical sewer : DORCAS
44. Havana memory : MAINE
45. Do copy-desk work : EDIT
46. Atmosphere, in Aragon : AIRE
47. Hand measure : SPAN
48. School groups: Abbr. : PTAS
49. Curtain or ore : IRON
50. Graf von ___ : SPEE
51. Common Latin word : ESSE
53. Past : AGO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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