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New York Times, Tuesday, October 21, 1975

Author: Dorothy Cannan
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Dorothy Cannan has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,565
Across Down
1. City of Okinawa : NAHA
5. Aftermath of a wound : SCAR
9. Plant shoot: Var. : CION
13. Chemical compound : ARYL
14. Beverage : COCOA
16. Destroy : UNDO
17. "___ a cock-horse . . . " : RIDE
18. Garden cart : HANDBARROW
20. Covered cart : CARRIOLE
22. Miscalculation : ERROR
23. Holy Roman emperor et al. : OTTOS
24. African republic : MALI
25. Digestive aid : PEPSIN
27. Cocktails : SIDECARS
31. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
32. Type of chair : SEDAN
34. Nap : SLEEP
35. Pronoun : THAT
37. Water-cooler offering : RUMOR
39. Penna. port : ERIE
40. "Assumes the god, affects ___" : TONOD
42. Ship's pole : SPRIT
44. ___ at a time : ONE
45. Winter vehicles : ICEBOATS
47. Crinkly fabrics : CREPES
49. Paul Kruger et al. : OOMS
50. ___ and crossbones : SKULL
51. Musical marks : SEGNI
53. Flight-passengers' place : FUSELAGE
56. Old-West mode of travel : STAGECOACH
58. Regarding : INRE
59. Bonheur : ROSA
60. Heath genus : ERICA
61. Overlay : CEIL
62. ___ house : OPEN
63. Greek goddess : ERIS
64. Discover : ESPY
1. Dope-squad detective : NARC
2. Opera offering : ARIA
3. Speedboat : HYDROPLANE
4. Warns : ALERTS
5. Sailing vessel : SCHOONER
6. Newcastle's non-need : COALS
7. Skin trouble : ACNE
8. Steiger : ROD
9. Two-wheeled carriage : CURRICLE
10. Japanese box : INRO
11. Scent : ODOR
12. Today : NOW
15. Draw ___ on (aim at) : ABEAD
19. French city : ARLES
21. Suffix for tonsil or bronch : ITIS
24. Kind of baseball league : MINOR
25. Singer Page : PATTI
26. ___ genus omne : ETHOC
27. Coarse hominies : SAMPS
28. Jets, etc. : AEROPLANES
29. Roi's mate : REINE
30. German count and family : SPEES
33. Does a household chore : DUSTS
36. Sled : TOBOGGAN
38. Eastern vehicles : RICKSHAS
41. Lorna ___ : DOONE
43. Faithful : TRUE
46. Vestment : AMICE
48. Pacific island group : ELLICE
50. Medicinal juices : SUCCI
51. Kind of light : STOP
52. Comfort : EASE
53. Word for a maiden : FAIR
54. Suitcase : GRIP
55. Wriggling : EELY
56. Theater sign : SRO
57. Coin of Norway : ORE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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