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New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 1978

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,600
Across Down
1. Sugar maple's yield : SAP
4. Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
9. Interdicts : BANS
13. Neglect : OMIT
15. Verdun fighter : POILU
16. Civil disorder : RIOT
17. Clockmaker-novelist : SETHTHOMASHARDY
20. Unproductive : STERILE
21. Robert Devereux : ESSEX
22. Fishing gear : RODS
23. Cunning : ARCH
25. Future officers : CADETS
28. Urge on : ABET
29. Pronoun : SHE
32. Hodgepodge : OLIO
33. The Finnish language : SUOMI
34. Fire an employee : CAN
35. Comedian-monarch : ALANKINGRICHARD
39. Rock pinnacle : TOR
40. Northern native : ALEUT
41. Familiar with : ONTO
42. Shoat's abode : STY
43. Harbor fixture : PIER
44. Common alloy : PEWTER
46. Ship's boom : SPAR
47. Ordered : BADE
48. Uncertain : ATSEA
51. Place for one old cat : SANDLOT
54. Actress-Pilgrim : JILLSTJOHNALDEN
58. Energy source : ATOM
59. Strange : EERIE
60. Place : SITE
61. Church court : ROTA
62. Rose oil : ATTAR
63. Dee's predecessor : CEE
1. Sea signal : SOS
2. Iowa college town : AMES
3. Tony Dorsett's alma mater : PITT
4. Orchard pests : APHIDS
5. "Ship of ___" : FOOLS
6. Kind of capsule : TIME
7. High note : ELA
8. Muscovite: Abbr. : RUS
9. Impetuous or impudent : BRASH
10. Affections : AIRS
11. Knob on a tree trunk : NODE
12. One of five rivers bordering Hades : STYX
14. Immediately afterwards : THEREON
18. Student's pony : TROT
19. Intensely agitated : HECTIC
23. End prematurely : ABORT
24. Sequential notes : REMI
25. Redingotes : COATS
26. Assign : ALLOT
27. Frank account : DIARY
28. Foretell from omens : AUGUR
29. Meager : SCANT
30. Creator of Roaring Camp : HARTE
31. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
33. Show scorn : SNEER
36. Letters from Greece : KAPPAS
37. Hipbones : ILIA
38. Silas Lapham's creator : HOWELLS
44. Gold seeker who sounds critical : PANNER
45. Norse work : EDDA
46. Scene of a Freedom March : SELMA
47. Brazilian coastal state : BAHIA
48. Not in harmony : AJAR
49. Tenor Schipa : TITO
50. Cotterway : SLOT
51. Do a p.o. job : SORT
52. Of a literary form : ODIC
53. Top of an abbé : TETE
55. Kind of party : TEA
56. Kennedy arrival : JET
57. Born : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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