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

New York Times, Friday, November 11, 1977

Author: Betty Duffy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Betty Duffy has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
A
3
P
4
E
5
C
6
O
7
C
8
O
9
A
10
T
11
A
12
S
13
S
14
O
W
E
S
15
A
V
O
N
S
16
A
C
T
I
17
T
A
K
E
18
I
T
O
N
T
H
19
E
C
H
I
N
20
E
Y
E
21
D
E
I
22
H
O
N
K
E
R
S
23
W
O
R
D
24
E
N
C
Y
25
P
26
E
27
T
A
L
S
28
A
L
E
A
29
A
30
S
31
S
32
A
T
O
R
33
P
A
S
S
34
A
B
L
E
35
S
H
O
O
36
T
37
F
38
R
O
M
T
H
E
H
I
P
39
H
A
L
F
H
O
U
R
40
D
O
N
T
41
A
N
S
42
A
U
N
T
43
C
44
L
E
R
K
S
45
M
T
N
S
46
L
A
O
S
47
D
48
E
49
L
I
C
T
I
50
A
N
A
51
T
52
A
53
C
54
F
R
O
M
H
A
N
55
D
T
O
M
56
O
U
T
H
57
A
N
N
E
58
I
T
H
E
E
59
A
N
T
I
60
S
E
E
S
61
N
O
U
N
S
62
R
E
A
P
© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,317
Across Down
1. Horn or Cod : CAPE
5. Import from Ghana : COCOA
10. Russian wire service : TASS
14. Is indebted : OWES
15. Three different rivers in England : AVONS
16. Playbill heading : ACTI
17. Relative of "bite the dust" : TAKEITONTHECHIN
20. Hurricane center : EYE
21. "Agnus ___" : DEI
22. Geese, at times : HONKERS
23. Tidings : WORD
24. Ref. book : ENCY
25. Parts of peonies : PETALS
28. Another name for Athena : ALEA
29. Onager : ASS
32. Suffix with fabric and domestic : ATOR
33. So-so : PASSABLE
35. Tell it like it is : SHOOTFROMTHEHIP
39. Length of many a TV show : HALFHOUR
40. Taboo word : DONT
41. Suburb of Liège, Belgium : ANS
42. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
43. Office workers : CLERKS
45. Land elevations: Abbr. : MTNS
46. Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
47. Corpus ___ : DELICTI
50. Literary collection : ANA
51. Tic's follower : TAC
54. Improvidently : FROMHANDTOMOUTH
57. British princess : ANNE
58. " . . . ___ wed" : ITHEE
59. Opposed : ANTI
60. Perceives : SEES
61. Some are proper : NOUNS
62. Harvest : REAP
1. Pigeon shelter : COTE
2. Farthest from the pin : AWAY
3. Short pooch, for short : PEKE
4. Compass point : ESE
5. Supplies food : CATERS
6. Egglike : OVOID
7. Pro's opposite : CON
8. Fleeing the law : ONTHELAM
9. "___ as the day is long" : ASHONEST
10. Far from fashionable : TACKY
11. Aspirin seller : ACHE
12. Commotion : STIR
13. Confessor's earful : SINS
18. Baal, for one : IDOL
19. Convert to money, British style : ENCASH
23. H.G. Wells's "___ the Worlds" : WAROF
25. Turkish V.I.P. : PASHA
26. A memorable Allen : ETHAN
27. "Give us the ___": Churchill : TOOLS
28. To the left, on ship : APORT
29. Detest : ABHOR
30. Move stealthily : SLINK
31. Clans : SEPTS
34. Mosquito genus : AEDES
36. One of the oldest materials for roofs : THATCH
37. Trevi attraction : FOUNTAIN
38. Meets up with : RUNSINTO
43. Buckeye and birchbark : CANOES
44. Clayey soil : LOAM
45. Mummers like Marceau : MIMES
46. Cause to be tardy : LATEN
47. Advanced degrees for painters, sculptors, etc. : DFAS
48. Relative of a fish eagle : ERNE
49. Unescorted : LONE
51. Platter matter : TUNE
52. "___ boy!" : ATTA
53. One of Carter's sons : CHIP
55. "Lady of the Lake" outlaw : DHU
56. Item for a dinghy : OAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|