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

New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1975

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
R
3
O
4
S
5
S
6
P
7
A
8
W
9
P
10
S
11
I
12
R
A
B
A
T
13
A
14
G
A
M
A
15
R
A
T
16
A
M
I
G
O
17
N
O
R
A
S
18
A
L
E
19
W
A
T
E
R
20
O
V
E
R
T
H
21
E
D
A
M
22
E
R
I
S
23
G
O
D
S
24
S
25
U
26
R
27
E
28
G
L
O
29
W
30
I
31
N
G
32
P
L
U
M
33
B
34
V
O
L
E
35
C
36
H
37
E
38
U
N
D
E
R
39
T
40
H
E
W
E
A
41
T
H
E
R
42
D
A
Y
43
E
V
E
R
44
P
R
O
W
L
45
B
R
A
M
B
46
L
47
E
48
A
P
S
E
49
A
50
S
51
I
E
52
O
U
R
53
S
54
U
N
D
E
55
R
56
S
57
T
A
T
E
M
58
E
59
N
60
T
61
S
62
T
O
E
63
S
T
A
R
E
64
E
N
A
R
E
65
O
R
A
66
V
O
I
D
S
67
E
T
N
A
S
68
S
E
L
69
P
A
L
70
S
O
A
P
S
© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,561
Across Down
1. Kind of purposes : CROSS
6. Manhandle : PAW
9. Greek letter : PSI
12. Moroccan port : RABAT
13. Lizard : AGAMA
15. Ship deserter : RAT
16. Ranchero's friend : AMIGO
17. Mrs. Helmer and others : NORAS
18. Bar order : ALE
19. Item beyond recall : WATEROVERTHEDAM
22. Apple-thrower of myth : ERIS
23. Odin and Thor : GODS
24. Certain : SURE
28. Favorable : GLOWING
32. Vertical : PLUMB
34. Rodent : VOLE
35. Guevara : CHE
38. Ailing : UNDERTHEWEATHER
42. Doris or Clarence : DAY
43. Continuously : EVER
44. Kind of police car : PROWL
45. Prickly bush : BRAMBLE
48. Church area : APSE
49. Orient, to the French : ASIE
52. Possessive : OURS
54. Restrained expressions : UNDERSTATEMENTS
62. Digit : TOE
63. Gape : STARE
64. Finnish lake : ENARE
65. Mouths : ORA
66. Cancels : VOIDS
67. Burners : ETNAS
68. Recital item: Abbr. : SEL
69. Chum : PAL
70. Lathers : SOAPS
1. Gullet : CRAW
2. Nicaraguan native : RAMA
3. News item : OBIT
4. Wise : SAGE
5. Supply : STORE
6. Young salmon : PARR
7. After amas : AMAT
8. Monday hang-out : WASH
9. Madrid museum : PRADO
10. Side dish : SALAD
11. Things : ITEMS
13. Verdi's "___ Chorus" : ANVIL
14. Carries things too far : GOESOVERBOARD
20. Group: Abbr. : ORG
21. Breakfast item : EGG
24. Potato : SPUD
25. Arm bone : ULNA
26. Vallee : RUDY
27. Scottish uncle : EME
29. Sensation : WOW
30. ___ de France : ILE
31. Certain tide : NEAP
33. ___ Rabbit : BRER
35. Suey or house : CHOP
36. Fells : HEWS
37. Gardner : ERLE
39. Power agency : TVA
40. Skirt part : HEM
41. Musical syllable : TRA
45. Spelling or quilting : BEE
46. Stringed instruments : LUTES
47. Poetic word : ERE
49. Sedans : AUTOS
50. Night sound : SNORE
51. Utopian : IDEAL
53. Ducks : SMEES
55. Invitation addendum : RSVP
56. Portico : STOA
57. Follow : TAIL
58. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
59. Zola title : NANA
60. Golf hazard : TRAP
61. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|