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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1976

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,915
Across Down
1. Celtic sea god : LER
4. Gluck et al. : ALMAS
9. Latin-lesson word : AMAT
13. Dutch town : EDE
14. Ill-tempered one : FEIST
15. Eye or whip : LASH
16. Hatteras occurrences : SHIPWRECKS
18. Preposition : INTO
19. Native who loves Italia : PATRIOTA
20. Miss Moorehead : AGNES
21. Certain felony : ARSON
22. Orderly : SHIPSHAPE
25. Allen : MEL
27. Miss the ___ : BOAT
28. Skipper : SHIPMASTER
33. Indisposed : ILL
36. Landlord : HOST
37. Young pig : SHOAT
38. Cruising : ASEA
39. Eventually : YET
40. Useful quality for a mariner : SEAMANSHIP
42. Parisian silk : SOIE
44. ___ Palmas : LAS
45. Things in transit : SHIPMENTS
50. Kind of painting : MURAL
54. "Paddle your own ___" : CANOE
55. Portulaca : ROSEMOSS
57. Wilderness poet : OMAR
58. Keel-layer : SHIPWRIGHT
60. Lack : WANT
61. Kind of bean : COCOA
62. Formerly named : NEE
63. Weaver's reed : SLEY
64. Hard : STERN
65. Dog's warning : GRR
1. Franz of music : LEHAR
2. Blue-pencils : EDITS
3. Remind anew : REPROMPT
4. Hair style : AFRO
5. English manor courts : LEETS
6. Biblical prophet : MICAH
7. "Don't ___!" : ASK
8. City rtes. : STS
9. Descend : ALIGHT
10. Spiritual nourishment : MANNA
11. ___ forward : ASTEP
12. "___ in favor say aye" : THOSE
16. Watering place : SPA
17. "You can't ___ all" : WINEM
20. ___ rule (usually) : ASA
23. Construction unit : IBEAM
24. Entrance : PORTAL
26. Hollywood canine : LASSIE
28. Draw back : SHY
29. Do garden work : HOE
30. Follower: Suffix : IST
31. Luster : SHEEN
32. ___ tee (perfectly) : TOA
33. Somewhat: Suffix : ISH
34. Garland : LEI
35. Oval unit : LAP
38. Pretentious : ASSUMING
41. One who christens : NAMER
42. Bright-looking : SPORTY
43. Cockney's residence : OME
45. Lighters : SCOWS
46. Eastern porter : HAMAL
47. Pointless : INANE
48. In a ___ : TRICE
49. Lethargy : SOPOR
51. Settler Williams : ROGER
52. Son of Jacob : ASHER
53. W.W. II craft : LST
56. Ballet lake : SWAN
58. Weighers: Abbr. : SCS
59. In great form : HOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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