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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1975

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,593
Across Down
1. Cornfield raiders : CROWS
6. Annoys : BUGS
10. Dudes : FOPS
14. Veranda : LANAI
15. Foil : EPEE
16. Wife of Esau : ADAH
17. Reef : ATOLL
18. Learned : GOTWISETO
20. Tried to influence : WORKEDON
22. Access : ENTREE
23. Whole thing : UNIT
24. Dry, as champagne : BRUT
25. Modifies : ADAPTS
28. Northwest, for one : PASSAGE
31. Guy's friend : GAL
32. Benchwarmer : SCRUB
34. African antelope : ELAND
36. Tract : AREA
38. Inaugurate : SETUP
40. Large antelope : KUDU
41. Ticket parts : STUBS
43. Pondered : MUSED
45. Buddhist cult : ZEN
46. Temporary : STOPGAP
48. ___ style (formal dress) : ROBEDE
50. Barkley's title : VEEP
51. Miss Lee : LILA
52. Show up : APPEAR
55. Cancels : CALLSOFF
59. Remove : CLEARAWAY
61. M.P. Nancy : ASTOR
62. Restore : HEAL
63. Take to : LOVE
64. Backward: Prefix : RETRO
65. Nobleman : EARL
66. Ruminant : DEER
67. Work on the furnace : STOKE
1. Hammer part : CLAW
2. Plane-booster initials : RATO
3. ___ about : ONOR
4. "___ one flight and save" : WALKUP
5. Early movies : SILENTS
6. Biblical verb : BEGOT
7. Bone ___ (cram) : UPON
8. Obtain : GET
9. Needle workers : SEWERS
10. Glibness : FASTTALK
11. European river : ODER
12. Head : PATE
13. Pump : SHOE
19. Not available : INUSE
21. Harrow parts : DISCS
24. Hindu gentlemen : BABUS
25. Turkish generals : AGAS
26. Runs swiftly : DARTS
27. Alaskan : ALEUT
28. Erect : PUTUP
29. First-aid item : GAUZE
30. "The song is ___" : ENDED
33. Plan anew : REMAP
35. Desert feature : DUNE
37. Primarily : ABOVEALL
39. Hazard : PERIL
42. Kind of head or mint : SPEAR
44. Bills : DOLLARS
47. Ford : GERALD
49. Hound : BASSET
51. Stratum : LAYER
52. Throb : ACHE
53. ___ bargaining : PLEA
54. Fruit : PEAR
55. Stalactite's milieu : CAVE
56. Preminger : OTTO
57. Branch off : FORK
58. Cleaving tool : FROE
60. Trouble : WOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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