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New York Times, Saturday, December 21, 1974

Author: Sara V. Tuckerman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Sara V. Tuckerman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,261
Across Down
1. ___ Street : SESAME
7. Rhubarb : HASSLE
13. Like "Gulliver's Travels" : SATIRIC
14. Runaways : ELOPERS
16. Actually : INTRUTH
17. Balkan republic : ALBANIA
18. Kind of gas or oil : COAL
19. Snake : COBRA
21. Tammany's nemesis : NAST
22. Different : OTHERTHAN
25. Not turn ___ : AHAIR
28. Thor's wife : SIF
29. Composer Franz : LEHAR
33. Weedy grass : DARNEL
35. Count : NUMERATE
37. Nabokov title : ADA
38. Light in a night sky : AIRGLOW
40. Bolger : RAY
41. Wondrous things : MIRACLES
43. Drink : TIPPLE
45. Delay : STALL
46. Monk's title : DOM
48. Blends : FUSES
49. Household groupings, in law : MESSUAGES
52. Northern birds : AUKS
55. Fur-bearing animal : OTTER
56. Run swiftly : HARE
60. Endurance : STAMINA
62. Certain inhabitants : NATIVES
64. Show-off : PARADER
65. Liar : ANANIAS
66. Word for John or Abe : HONEST
67. Obstinate : DOGGED
1. Healthy, in Spain : SANO
2. Miss Kett : ETTA
3. Cut of meat : SIRLOIN
4. Indonesian island group : ARU
5. Miller of music : MITCH
6. Certain bridge signals : ECHOES
7. Sincere : HEARTFUL
8. Deity of Islam : ALLAH
9. Sorrowful sound : SOB
10. Kind of wrench : SPANNER
11. Miss Horne : LENA
12. Goddess of discord : ERIS
13. So, to Caesar : SIC
15. Day: Abbr. : SAT
20. Reveals : BRINGSOUT
23. Golden syrup : TREACLE
24. Atlantic food fish : ALEWIFE
25. U. S. President : ADAMS
26. "I've ___!" : HADIT
27. Australian cockatoo : ARARA
30. Talks persistently, with "on" : HARPS
31. "And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
32. Spanish kings : REYES
34. Diamond ___ : LIL
36. Bon ___ : MOT
39. European songbird : REDSTART
42. One supported by charity : ALMSMAN
44. Intrusive : PUSHING
47. Bacchante : MAENAD
50. Units of loudness : SONES
51. Cum ___ salis : GRANO
52. Uraeus : ASP
53. Neighbor of Nevada : UTAH
54. Small tree of N. Z. : KARO
57. For life: Fr. : AVIE
58. Interpret : READ
59. Letter : ESS
61. Chemical ending : IDE
63. Word with line or day : TAG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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