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New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 1974

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,219
Across Down
1. Monster: Prefix : TERAT
6. Benefit : BOON
10. Rhode Island rebel : DORR
14. Alarm : SCARE
15. Field for Joan Miro : ARTE
16. Willow : ITEA
17. "Tempest" character : ARIEL
18. Lookout spot : CROWSNEST
20. Valentino et al. : RUDOLPHS
22. Negotiates, as a loan : FLOATS
23. Dregs : LEES
24. Wood, in Brittany : BOIS
25. Rochester output : CAMERA
28. Early hat adornment : PLUMAGE
31. Turkish title : AGA
32. Hide : SCREEN
34. Italian receptacle : URNA
36. Feudal subject : SERF
38. Ran swiftly : HARED
39. Sincere : REAL
40. Of an epoch : ERAL
41. Curb : BRIDLE
43. W. W. II command : ETO
44. Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
46. English prince : ANDREW
48. Odin's noisy son : THOR
49. Pony up : ANTE
50. Window parts : SASHES
53. J. W. Riley or George Ade : INDIANAN
57. Penna. fort of 1754 attack : NECESSITY
59. Wading bird : CRANE
60. Melody : ARIA
61. Concert halls : ODEA
62. Port of Israel : EILAT
63. Report-card rating : GOOD
64. Planet : MARS
65. College officials : DEANS
1. Monarch : TSAR
2. Color : ECRU
3. Military tactic : RAID
4. Small cavity : AREOLE
5. Bank workers : TELLERS
6. Musical family : BACHS
7. Hockey's Bobby and family : ORRS
8. Western Indian : OTO
9. Large dog : NEWFOUNDLAND
10. Extinct animal : DINOSAUR
11. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
12. Take it easy : REST
13. Word of disgust : RATS
19. Scanty : SLIM
21. Delaware flower : PEACHBLOSSOM
24. Extort : BLEED
25. Example : CASE
26. Radio-tube workers : AGERS
27. French revolutionist : MARAT
28. Old weight unit : PERIT
29. Miss Garson : GREER
30. Growing out : ENATE
33. More scarce : RARER
35. Nautical word : ALOW
37. Simpleton : FLATHEAD
42. Lured : ENTICED
45. Fluidity units : RHES
47. Pet name : DEARIE
49. Writer Seton et al. : ANYAS
50. Difficulty : SNAG
51. Flying prefix : AERO
52. Shadow: Prefix : SCIO
53. Roman road : ITER
54. Hindu legendary hero : NALA
55. Biblical covenant sealer : ANAN
56. Fishermen's needs : NETS
58. Miss Tarbell : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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