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

New York Times, Tuesday, December 23, 1969

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
1
P
2
A
3
C
4
E
5
B
6
L
7
O
8
C
9
P
A
G
O
D
10
A
11
T
R
I
A
L
12
S
13
B
A
R
O
N
E
T
14
R
A
C
K
E
T
15
S
16
A
L
A
R
Y
17
S
18
N
A
C
K
19
M
A
A
20
S
A
G
A
21
L
E
O
N
E
22
C
E
N
T
23
I
T
O
24
C
L
A
S
S
25
L
A
N
C
E
26
S
E
N
27
O
R
A
28
M
O
29
D
I
S
T
E
S
30
P
A
N
31
T
O
M
I
M
E
32
H
33
O
34
M
E
W
O
R
K
35
M
E
D
36
U
37
S
38
A
39
I
T
E
R
S
40
A
I
41
D
E
S
42
N
I
S
43
R
I
M
A
44
D
I
N
E
S
45
A
L
P
S
46
E
T
E
47
C
O
N
G
E
48
S
N
I
P
E
49
S
I
N
50
C
E
R
E
51
D
52
R
A
G
N
E
T
53
S
T
O
L
I
D
54
S
O
I
L
E
D
55
O
W
L
S
56
B
L
E
D
© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,437
Across Down
1. Set the speed for, as a runner. : PACE
5. Political group. : BLOC
9. Bangkok sight. : PAGODA
11. Perry Mason's forte. : TRIALS
13. Title created by James I. : BARONET
14. Certain game equipment. : RACKETS
16. Wing-shaped. : ALARY
17. Dieters, avoid this. : SNACK
19. Pasture cry. : MAA
20. Narrative. : SAGA
21. Sierra ___. : LEONE
22. Coin. : CENT
23. Japanese statesman. : ITO
24. Snazziness. : CLASS
25. Old weapon. : LANCE
26. Spanish lady. : SENORA
28. Style setters. : MODISTES
30. Red's silent time. : PANTOMIME
32. Overtime for Johnny. : HOMEWORK
35. Perseus's victim. : MEDUSA
39. Brain passages. : ITERS
40. Assistants. : AIDES
42. Norse brownie. : NIS
43. Passage in the throat. : RIMA
44. Entertains in a way. : DINES
45. Jungfrau and others. : ALPS
46. French season. : ETE
47. Formal dismissal. : CONGE
48. Dowitcher. : SNIPE
49. Unfeigned. : SINCERE
51. TV program. : DRAGNET
53. Impassive. : STOLID
54. Stained. : SOILED
55. Keepers of late hours. : OWLS
56. Extorted money from. : BLED
1. Big, perfect diamond. : PARAGON
2. Old market place. : AGORA
3. Budget fur. : CONY
4. Dutch town. : EDE
5. Pair. : BRACE
6. Thrash. : LICK
7. Wood. : OAK
8. Lenient. : CLEMENT
9. Seat of sense of taste. : PALATE
10. Bewildered. : ATSEA
11. Window above a door. : TRANSOM
12. Position. : STANCE
13. Foundation. : BASIS
15. Surfeits. : SATES
18. Sign in an arsenal. : NOSMOKING
21. Grassy plain. : LLANO
22. Looked over: Slang. : CASED
24. Birds' crops. : CRAWS
25. Citrus fruit. : LIMES
27. "Siegfried," for one. : OPERA
29. John D.'s tips. : DIMES
31. Drilled. : TRAINED
32. Rents. : HIRES
33. Ear affliction. : OTITIS
34. Keepsake. : MEMENTO
36. Smooth of face. : UNLINED
37. Tasted. : SIPPED
38. Valuable possession. : ASSET
41. Mr. of movies. : DEEDS
44. Wife of Nereus. : DORIS
45. Fish. : ANGLE
47. Neuron. : CELL
48. Lateen. : SAIL
50. Elsie. : COW
52. Plunder. : ROB

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|