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New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 1975

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,632
Across Down
1. Girl : LASS
5. A man and ___ : AMAID
10. What Jack's rat ate : MALT
14. Mailbox part : SLOT
15. Mud volcano : SALSE
16. Region : AREA
17. Southwestern sight : MESA
18. Do fishing on the go : TROLL
19. Bakery worker : ICER
20. Pennsylvania et al. : COMMONWEALTHS
23. Reduce : PARE
24. ___ of 1812 : WAR
25. Chair parts : SPLATS
28. Like Penn's Indian policy : PEACEFUL
33. Fruit : PEACH
34. Sierra ___ : MADRE
35. Upward: Prefix : ANO
36. " . . . with a blue ribbon ___" : ONIT
37. Strong point : FORTE
38. Pheasant brood : NIDE
39. Calendar abbr. : OCT
40. Afflictions : SORES
41. Harvest goddess : CERES
42. Name for Pennsylvania : KEYSTONE
44. Great nations : POWERS
45. Old coin of Riga : LAT
46. Partner : ALLY
47. Philadelphia's forte : BROTHERLYLOVE
53. Sailing vessel : BRIG
54. Hot and bothered : IRATE
55. Phoned : RANG
57. Rio ___ : RITA
58. Metric unit : LITER
59. Drawer handle : KNOB
60. Portent : OMEN
61. Eyes in a way : LEERS
62. Assembly: Abbr. : SESS
1. Naval invasion craft : LSM
2. Templeton : ALEC
3. Passable : SOSO
4. British law opposed by colonies : STAMPACT
5. Mary and Lady : ASTORS
6. French river : MARNE
7. Nautical term : ALOW
8. Cay : ISLE
9. Pennsylvania's neighbor : DELAWARE
10. ___ d'hôtel : MAITRE
11. London's is Marble : ARCH
12. Sediment : LEES
13. Pitch : TAR
21. School study : MATH
22. Fasten a shoe : LACE
25. Halloween figure : SPOOK
26. Coins, in Devon : PENCE
27. Nonclergy : LAITY
28. Gay ___ : PAREE
29. N.Y. summer times : EDTS
30. Laissez ___ : FAIRE
31. ___ wraps (concealed) : UNDER
32. Loam deposit : LOESS
34. Poetic time : MORN
37. Mountain's neighbor : FOOTHILL
38. City and state : NEWYORKS
40. Office copy, for short : STAT
41. Inst. of learning : COLL
43. Catchword : SLOGAN
44. Busy ones : PLYERS
46. Kind of ego : ALTER
47. Bowl part : BRIM
48. Observance : RITE
49. Penna. port : ERIE
50. Assess : RATE
51. Early Mass. governor : VANE
52. Eve's grandson : ENOS
53. Relative: Abbr. : BRO
56. Literary initials : GBS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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