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

New York Times, Friday, October 4, 1974

Author: Marie West
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
W
3
A
4
M
5
I
6
P
7
L
8
U
9
G
10
H
11
E
12
A
13
T
14
H
A
R
E
M
15
O
I
S
E
16
A
R
G
O
17
A
D
E
E
P
18
K
E
E
N
19
V
I
E
W
20
G
E
S
T
U
21
R
E
D
22
E
23
M
E
N
D
S
24
L
E
D
25
A
V
O
N
26
S
27
U
28
R
29
E
S
T
30
O
L
A
M
31
T
32
W
33
O
34
P
R
E
C
E
D
35
E
N
T
36
O
37
C
R
E
A
38
A
S
T
A
B
39
L
A
O
40
N
A
I
L
S
41
N
A
R
O
U
42
D
I
S
43
M
A
N
T
L
E
44
S
L
O
45
Y
46
S
E
R
47
O
B
S
E
S
S
48
B
E
A
R
49
L
O
U
50
R
51
E
52
T
O
R
T
53
H
A
N
D
54
O
55
V
56
E
57
R
58
E
A
R
S
59
I
60
C
O
N
61
G
R
A
M
A
62
A
S
I
S
63
R
O
O
K
64
E
L
L
I
S
65
D
E
M
Y
66
E
S
P
Y
67
T
E
E
T
H
© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,183
Across Down
1. Hindu pundit : SWAMI
6. Spark or fire : PLUG
10. Wave or shield : HEAT
14. Seraglio : HAREM
15. River of France : OISE
16. Jason's ship : ARGO
17. Under the sea, to poets : ADEEP
18. Discerning : KEEN
19. Opinion : VIEW
20. Expressed with one's hands : GESTURED
22. Corrects : EMENDS
24. Directed : LED
25. River to the Severn : AVON
26. Most certain : SUREST
30. Hebrew eternity : OLAM
31. ___ on the aisle : TWO
34. Something to be set : PRECEDENT
36. Plant sheath : OCREA
38. Make ___ at (attempt) : ASTAB
39. Thai language : LAO
40. Hard as ___ : NAILS
41. Australian fern : NAROU
42. Take apart : DISMANTLE
44. Traffic warning : SLO
45. Belgian river : YSER
47. Preoccupy : OBSESS
48. Teddy or Smokey : BEAR
49. Gehrig : LOU
50. Withering reply : RETORT
53. Deliver : HANDOVER
58. Corn spikes : EARS
59. Image : ICON
61. Range grass : GRAMA
62. Sale words : ASIS
63. Chess piece : ROOK
64. Havelock : ELLIS
65. Paper size : DEMY
66. Spot : ESPY
67. In the ___ of (defying) : TEETH
1. Kind of rug : SHAG
2. Dabble in the surf : WADE
3. Son of Zeus : ARES
4. Conform with : MEET
5. Pop at the supermarket : IMPULSEBUYER
6. Jabbed : POKED
7. German song : LIED
8. Function : USE
9. International city : GENEVA
10. Refuge : HAVEN
11. Cobh's land : ERIN
12. Like some cheese : AGED
13. Pulls : TOWS
21. Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
23. Pop's partner at the supermarket : MOMONABUDGET
25. Choral singers : ALTOS
26. Extends across : SPANS
27. Fur seal : URSAL
28. Prefix with act or grade : RETRO
29. Modified organism : ECAO
30. Walking ___ : ONAIR
31. Corny : TRITE
32. H. G. : WELLS
33. Fertile areas : OASES
35. Golfer Lee : ELDER
37. Food containers : CANS
43. Armstrong's landfall : MOON
46. "Gulliver's Travels," e.g. : SATIRE
48. Domineering : BOSSY
49. Like a beanpole : LANKY
50. Interpret : READ
51. Life of ___ : EASE
52. Decorate : TRIM
53. Child's plaything : HOOP
54. Heraldic fillet : ORLE
55. Low land : VALE
56. Give forth : EMIT
57. Impetuous : RASH
60. Romaine : COS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|