It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
1
C
2
A
3
L
4
M
5
D
6
A
7
B
8
S
9
E
10
P
11
E
12
E
13
A
L
E
A
14
O
M
I
T
15
R
I
A
L
S
16
S
A
N
D
17
P
A
P
E
R
18
I
N
P
U
T
19
T
E
A
C
U
P
20
R
A
21
M
P
22
E
D
E
23
A
M
A
24
S
25
P
A
P
26
E
R
E
R
27
G
28
U
29
N
P
A
P
E
30
R
31
P
E
L
T
32
A
P
O
33
S
E
W
E
34
D
35
D
E
I
36
S
37
T
38
M
O
T
39
E
40
R
E
C
U
41
R
42
A
G
I
O
43
S
N
E
E
44
R
45
R
A
C
E
46
D
47
E
R
A
48
P
R
A
49
M
50
P
A
P
E
51
R
R
E
D
52
D
53
R
A
Y
M
A
54
N
55
T
A
T
E
56
R
I
P
57
B
E
A
58
N
59
P
E
A
60
R
61
L
62
S
63
I
D
E
64
A
L
65
P
A
66
P
E
R
M
O
O
N
67
V
E
R
S
E
68
E
V
E
R
69
E
L
S
A
70
E
R
S
E
71
S
E
A
S
72
D
E
E
P
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,818
Across
1
Unruffled : CALM
5
Small portions : DABS
9
Sword : EPEE
13
Form of Athena : ALEA
14
Leave out : OMIT
15
Iranian coins : RIALS
16
Wood-smoothing aid : SANDPAPER
18
Data fed to computers : INPUT
19
Piece of china : TEACUP
20
Sloping way : RAMP
22
Dutch commune : EDE
23
You love: Lat. : AMAS
25
Wall worker : PAPERER
27
Explosive substance : GUNPAPER
31
Fur : PELT
32
Overseas address : APO
33
Did fancywork : SEWED
35
Believer : DEIST
38
Particle : MOTE
40
Happen again : RECUR
42
Exchange premium : AGIO
43
Scoff : SNEER
45
Dashed : RACED
47
Time division : ERA
48
Baby carriage : PRAM
50
Acid dye : PAPERRED
52
Hauler of goods : DRAYMAN
55
London gallery : TATE
56
Celebrated sleeper : RIP
57
String or snap : BEAN
59
Jack and Minnie : PEARLS
63
Paragon : IDEAL
65
Illumination in a song : PAPERMOON
67
Nash forte : VERSE
68
Constantly : EVER
69
Hostess Maxwell : ELSA
70
Gaelic : ERSE
71
Seven ___ : SEAS
72
One of a pool's ends : DEEP
Down
1
Play group : CAST
2
Wings : ALAE
3
Songstress Horne : LENA
4
Reckless : MADCAP
5
Write a theme : DOAPAPER
6
Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
7
Brauhaus output : BIER
8
Shoulder-bag part : STRAP
9
German article : EIN
10
Formidable weakling : PAPERTIGER
11
Escape : ELUDE
12
Chemical compound : ESTER
15
Torn : RIPPED
17
Cougars : PUMAS
21
Touring aid : MAP
24
Conduit : SEWER
26
Zeno's home : ELEA
27
Whale groupings : GAMS
28
Brush ___ (review) : UPON
29
Writing materials : NOTEPAPERS
30
Summarize : RECAP
34
Gold coin of Europe : DUCAT
36
Beget : SIRE
37
Warty creature : TOAD
39
Weird : EERY
41
Decorates again : REPAPERS
44
Wander : RAMBLE
46
Restrain : DETER
49
Miss West : MAE
51
Enlarged : REAMED
52
Impel : DRIVE
53
Jockey : RIDER
54
Neck parts : NAPES
58
Hub : NAVE
60
Character : ROLE
61
Forfeit : LOSE
62
Dress fastener : SNAP
64
Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
66
Shade of green : PEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|