It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
1
S
2
A
3
M
4
P
5
F
6
U
7
M
8
O
9
D
10
A
11
G
12
A
B
I
E
13
O
P
E
R
14
A
15
C
O
Z
E
16
P
E
N
N
17
Y
R
O
Y
A
L
18
A
L
T
O
19
O
L
D
H
A
M
20
E
N
T
21
A
I
L
E
D
22
Q
U
23
A
R
T
E
R
R
A
C
E
24
D
25
E
26
F
27
A
U
L
T
28
E
R
R
O
R
29
I
N
I
T
I
A
L
30
S
31
D
32
A
33
M
34
R
I
F
E
35
S
E
A
36
T
37
S
38
C
A
G
E
39
E
D
T
40
C
A
T
41
S
E
Y
E
S
42
Y
43
O
44
K
45
E
46
D
47
L
O
E
S
S
E
S
48
N
49
I
C
K
E
L
O
50
D
E
O
N
51
O
V
E
R
N
I
C
E
52
P
A
53
T
54
I
55
N
56
A
57
M
O
N
A
58
D
I
M
59
E
S
T
O
R
E
S
60
A
R
T
S
61
E
L
E
C
T
62
L
I
R
E
63
D
Y
S
64
E
S
T
O
65
E
D
O
M
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,876
Across Down
1. Coarse meal : SAMP
5. Smoke, in Italy : FUMO
9. U.N. name : DAG
12. Nichols hero : ABIE
13. Met offering : OPERA
15. Chat : COZE
16. Region of Kentucky : PENNYROYAL
18. Voice : ALTO
19. Lancashire city : OLDHAM
20. Involved : ENTAILED
22. Sprint for two horses : QUARTERRACE
24. Failure to act : DEFAULT
28. Misplay : ERROR
29. Signs in a way : INITIALS
31. Animal mother : DAM
34. Abundant : RIFE
35. Places : SEATS
38. Hockey goal : CAGE
39. New York time : EDT
40. Ring gems : CATSEYES
42. Joined together : YOKED
47. Loamy deposits : LOESSES
48. Movie of yore : NICKELODEON
51. Too fastidious : OVERNICE
52. Soft luster : PATINA
57. Small monkey : MONA
58. Shopping-center units : DIMESTORES
60. Carney and Buchwald : ARTS
61. Choice : ELECT
62. Turkish coins : LIRE
63. Bad: Prefix : DYS
64. This, in Spain : ESTO
65. Biblical land : EDOM
1. Toadfish : SAPO
2. U.S. labor leader : ABEL
3. Tend : MIND
4. Phnom ___ : PENH
5. Certain milk mixtures : FORMULAS
6. On, old style : UPO
7. Bandleader Davis : MEYER
8. Praying figure: Var. : ORANTE
9. Come-ons for bargain hunters : DOLLARDAYS
10. Mexican native : AZTEC
11. Rock cavity : GEODE
14. Change : ALTER
15. City of the U.A.R. : CAIRO
17. Indian of Sonora : YAQUI
21. Timetable abbr. : ARR
23. Salt tree : ATLE
24. Calamitous : DIRE
25. Tennyson heroine : ENID
26. Kennedy coin value : FIFTYCENTS
27. Eroded : ATE
30. Flying group: Abbr. : SAC
32. Tommy of baseball : AGEE
33. Litter : MESS
36. Rumor : TALE
37. "She ___ Conquer" : STOOPSTO
38. These: Fr. : CES
41. French legislative body : SENAT
43. Vegetables : OKRAS
44. Knowledge : KEN
45. Omit : ELIDE
46. Tractable : DOCILE
48. Wanderer : NOMAD
49. Kind of tower : IVORY
50. Greek communes : DEMES
53. Decorative metalware : TOLE
54. Crocus, for one : IRID
55. Fictional orchid fancier : NERO
56. Ancient gold alloy : ASEM
59. Outer: Prefix : ECT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|