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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1975

Author: Raymond F. Eisner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,580
Across Down
1. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
5. Debra : PAGET
10. Russian peninsula : KOLA
14. Mars: Prefix : AREO
15. Miss MacMahon : ALINE
16. Trees of the Philippines : IBAS
17. Hudsons : ROCHELLEANDROCK
20. Emotional pang : TWINGE
21. Theatrical flops : TURKEYS
22. "___ of your business" : NONE
24. Silkworm : ERIA
25. Skits : PLAYLETS
29. Group of nine : ENNEAD
33. Hindu melody : RAGA
34. Season : SALT
36. "There's nothing like ___" : ADAME
37. Sharing : INON
38. Belle of West : STARR
40. Small bird : WREN
41. Aromatic ointments : NARDS
43. Dirk : SNEE
44. Rural rests : INNS
45. Coronets : TIARAS
47. Metal mold : TEMPLATE
49. ___ mundi : ANNO
51. Irish tribe : SIOL
52. Trailer's partner : TRACTOR
55. Snow, in France : NEIGER
59. Nixons : RICHARDANDMARNI
62. Fairy-tale start : ONCE
63. Unearthly : EERIE
64. Debatable : MOOT
65. Greenish blue : TEAL
66. Like some fruit : DRIED
67. Neighbor of Olympus : OSSA
1. Moss or William S. : HART
2. In a line : AROW
3. Tenth: Prefix : DECI
4. Carsons : JOHNNYANDRACHEL
5. Pallor : PALENESS
6. Completely : ALL
7. Robert Burns word : GIE
8. Related maternally : ENATE
9. Term : TENURE
10. Douglases : KIRKANDWILLIAMO
11. Reed : OBOE
12. Weblike : LACY
13. Requests : ASKS
18. Mercury antiseptic : EGOL
19. Yugoslav river : DRINA
23. French political units : ETATS
25. "Read the fine ___" : PRINT
26. Veranda, in Oahu : LANAI
27. Marketplace : AGORA
28. Viewpoint : SLANT
30. ___ living (manage) : EARNA
31. Catkin : AMENT
32. Impenetrable : DENSE
35. Places for trunks : TREES
39. Brought back memories : REMINDED
42. Yearly visitor : SANTA
46. Disturbed the peace : SNORED
48. Ode or sonnet : POEM
50. Directive : ORDER
52. Turkey or fox : TROT
53. Russian hemp : RINE
54. Medieval brocade : ACCA
56. Heavy silk fabric : GROS
57. Slaughter of Cards : ENOS
58. Hayworth : RITA
60. Onassis : ARI
61. Never: Ger. : NIE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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