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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1975

Author: Frank Fry
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Frank Fry has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
PS notes: Constructor's name uncertain but best guess.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,586
Across Down
1. Stimulus : GOAD
5. Big numbers, for short : THOUS
10. Overcharge : CLIP
14. King of Israel : OMRI
15. Large spread : RANCH
16. Speak irrationally : RAVE
17. Contends : VIES
18. Part of the palate : UVULA
19. Confident assertion : ICAN
20. Foggy Bottom : STATEDEPARTMENT
23. Riches' partner : RAGS
24. Master of horror : POE
25. Change : REVISE
28. One in 100 : SENATOR
32. Do a legislative task : ENACT
33. Of a lionlike color : TAWNY
35. Buckeyes' campus : OSU
36. Breton or Welsh : CELT
37. Papa Bear of football : HALAS
38. San ___ : JUAN
39. Master, in Spain : AMO
40. Political meeting : RALLY
41. Billow : SURGE
42. Kind of victory : PYRRHIC
44. Cantankerous people : CUSSES
45. Gas: Prefix : AER
46. Aperture : SLIT
47. A Houseful : REPRESENTATIVES
55. Run without moving : IDLE
56. Rulers : TSARS
57. Biblical miracle scene : CANA
58. Bent : BIAS
59. Ready : ONTAP
60. Swirl : EDDY
61. Heaven-___ : SENT
62. Wants : NEEDS
63. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
1. Some of 50: Abbr. : GOVS
2. "___ flowers" : OMIT
3. Disaster ___ : AREA
4. Political unit : DISTRICT
5. Plod : TRUDGE
6. The rich : HAVES
7. And higher : ONUP
8. Jabbar's campus : UCLA
9. Strops : SHARPENS
10. U.S.S.R. peninsula : CRIMEA
11. Add liquor : LACE
12. Russian man's name : IVAN
13. Confined : PENT
21. Well-known room : EAST
22. Award for actors : TONY
25. Tire : RECAP
26. Adversary : ENEMY
27. Courage : VALOR
28. Influence : SWAY
29. Saracens' Waterloo : TOURS
30. U.S. Indian : OSAGE
31. Old letters : RUNES
33. Powder : TALC
34. "One for ___" : ALL
37. Happy of basketball : HAIRSTON
38. Nine of these are supreme : JUSTICES
40. Korean leader : RHEE
41. Court matter : SUIT
43. Thinnest : RAREST
44. Takes hold of : CLASPS
46. Valuable fiddle : STRAD
47. Kids : RIBS
48. Miss Adams : EDIE
49. Marshall ___ : PLAN
50. Serf : ESNE
51. Archibald of basketball : NATE
52. ___ mecum : VADE
53. Outcomes : ENDS
54. "Simon ___" : SAYS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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