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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 1975

Author:
George Madrid
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
George Madrid has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
U
3
R
4
L
5
S
6
T
7
I
8
G
9
E
10
R
11
L
12
A
13
B
14
A
L
E
U
T
15
A
D
O
R
E
16
U
L
A
17
P
U
B
C
R
18
A
W
L
E
R
S
19
B
A
R
20
T
A
S
K
21
U
S
E
S
22
T
23
U
R
I
N
24
Y
25
R
S
26
O
27
K
A
P
I
28
C
29
L
30
I
M
E
31
R
32
O
U
E
33
S
C
34
O
35
T
36
O
O
N
A
S
37
A
N
T
E
38
D
39
A
C
R
40
M
O
R
N
I
41
N
G
A
F
T
E
42
R
T
H
E
43
E
N
A
44
N
O
T
T
O
45
L
E
E
R
Y
46
T
Y
R
47
E
48
T
I
E
R
49
F
A
D
E
S
50
E
F
51
R
E
M
52
S
T
D
53
L
54
O
F
T
Y
55
E
56
C
57
C
E
58
Y
59
L
60
E
61
M
62
A
M
O
63
N
64
I
G
H
T
B
65
E
F
O
R
E
66
M
A
R
67
D
R
A
I
N
68
R
O
D
I
N
69
A
R
M
70
S
A
L
T
S
71
G
R
I
N
D
© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,587

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1
Sausage and spit : CURLS
6
Kind of lily : TIGER
11
Testing place : LAB
14
Native of Alaska : ALEUT
15
Like a lot : ADORE
16
Oahu dance, to a Cockney : ULA
17
Restless drinkers : PUBCRAWLERS
19
Drinking spot : BAR
20
Assignment : TASK
21
Works with : USES
22
City in Italy : TURIN
24
Age units: Abbr. : YRS
26
Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
28
Region, to poets : CLIME
31
Dissolute one : ROUE
33
Perth native : SCOT
36
Mrs. Chaplin and others : OONAS
37
Fed the pot : ANTED
39
Height: Prefix : ACR
40
Drinker's nadir, with 63 Across : MORNINGAFTERTHE
43
Spanish queen : ENA
44
" . . . or ___ be" : NOTTO
45
Suspicious : LEERY
46
Phoenician port : TYRE
48
Row : TIER
49
Bets at dice : FADES
50
Zimbalist : EFREM
52
Part of E.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
53
High : LOFTY
55
___ homo : ECCE
58
Source of all matter : YLEM
62
I love, to Cato : AMO
63
See 40 Across : NIGHTBEFORE
66
Impair : MAR
67
Exhaust : DRAIN
68
French sculptor : RODIN
69
Equip : ARM
70
Seasons : SALTS
71
Powder : GRIND
Down
1
Mil. rank : CAPT
2
Hawaiian fish : ULUA
3
Lee's men, for short : REBS
4
Raffle winner, e.g. : LUCKYMAN
5
Orch. section : STR
6
Playing marbles : TAWS
7
Ineffective : IDLE
8
Tries to make, as a team : GOESOUTFOR
9
Slip : ERR
10
Remainder: Sp. : RESTA
11
Tight as a tick : LUBRICATED
12
Jai ___ : ALAI
13
Type of dance : BARN
18
Eur. country : AUS
23
Raises : UPS
25
Pitch : RESIN
27
Guinea hen's nestling : KEET
28
Heavenly passer-by : COMET
29
Kind of bin : LOONY
30
Hale and hearty : INRAREFORM
31
Swinger in old song : RAGTIMEGAL
32
Spanish explorer : ONATE
34
Color : OCHRE
35
Four of 52 : TREYS
38
Souvenir of Holland : DELFT
41
Eminence : NOTE
42
Prepared : READYFOR
47
Newt : EFT
51
Millstone supports : RYNDS
52
Grease: Prefix : SEB
53
Lhasa V.I.P. : LAMA
54
Ancient poet : OMAR
56
Tab : CHIT
57
Cardboard boxes: Abbr. : CTNS
59
City in New Jersey : LODI
60
"___ go bragh" : ERIN
61
Set right : MEND
64
Gershwin : IRA
65
Unit of work : ERG

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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.

|