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

New York Times, Tuesday, December 4, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 7, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
1
S
2
N
3
A
4
P
5
R
6
A
7
M
8
A
9
S
10
M
11
A
12
R
13
S
14
N
I
P
A
15
O
M
E
G
A
16
A
R
I
A
17
A
C
H
T
18
W
A
S
H
I
19
N
G
T
O
N
20
G
E
O
R
21
G
E
22
A
N
O
L
Y
T
E
23
R
I
E
N
24
Z
25
I
26
T
R
I
27
S
28
P
I
C
E
29
A
M
30
E
31
W
E
32
N
33
C
34
H
35
T
U
S
K
36
I
M
P
A
37
L
A
38
O
L
E
39
O
R
T
40
E
M
B
A
S
S
Y
41
T
E
N
42
P
S
I
43
S
P
I
R
I
T
44
S
T
A
R
45
S
E
C
46
T
S
47
A
T
L
48
P
E
O
N
Y
49
S
E
50
D
51
S
Y
52
R
I
A
N
53
A
54
R
55
S
E
N
I
56
C
57
I
R
V
I
58
N
59
G
60
B
E
T
T
E
R
H
61
A
62
L
F
63
E
G
E
R
64
L
E
A
S
65
K
E
M
A
L
66
R
H
E
A
67
E
L
B
E
68
S
T
O
N
E
69
S
T
D
S
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,879
Across Down
1. Finger noise : SNAP
5. Nicaraguan natives : RAMAS
10. Roman god : MARS
14. East Indian palm : NIPA
15. Alpha and ___ : OMEGA
16. Lily Pons specialty : ARIA
17. German numeral : ACHT
18. U.S. author, with 57 Across : WASHINGTON
20. U.S. notable, with 18 Across : GEORGE
22. Part of an electric conductor : ANOLYTE
23. Wagnerian opera : RIENZI
26. Numerical prefix : TRI
27. Ingredient of little girls : SPICE
29. Soul, in Paris : AME
31. Girl : WENCH
35. Walrus feature : TUSK
36. African antelope : IMPALA
38. Violinist Bull : OLE
39. Scrap of food : ORT
40. Diplomat's place : EMBASSY
41. Numeral : TEN
42. Greek letter : PSI
43. Coward's "Blithe ___" : SPIRIT
44. Luminary : STAR
45. Denominations : SECTS
47. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
48. Garden flower : PEONY
49. Spaniard's thirst : SED
51. Resident of Aleppo : SYRIAN
53. Mystery-story poison : ARSENIC
57. Current writer, with 68 Across : IRVING
60. Wife : BETTERHALF
63. German river : EGER
64. Grassy places : LEAS
65. Ataturk : KEMAL
66. American ostrich : RHEA
67. Hamburg's river : ELBE
68. See 57 Across : STONE
69. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
1. Difficulty : SNAG
2. French resort : NICE
3. Inclined to quote maxims : APHORISTIC
4. U.S. patriot, with 34 Down : PATRICK
5. Stubble field : ROWEN
6. Doctors' org. : AMA
7. French possessive : MES
8. Turkish title : AGHA
9. Irish V.I.P., with 4 Down : SAINT
10. Pitcher Sal : MAGLIE
11. Showy : ARTY
12. Disturbance : RIOT
13. Logical : SANE
19. Trondheim's land : NORWAY
21. Word with whiz : GEE
24. African republic : ZAMBIA
25. Discloses : IMPARTS
27. Bus pickup places : STOPS
28. Winning horse's take : PURSE
30. Without effort : EASILY
32. Napoleon's words to Josephine : NOTTONIGHT
33. Unsullied : CLEAN
34. U.S. economist, with 20 Across : HENRY
36. Mischievous one : IMP
37. Tank carrier: Abbr. : LST
40. Early ascetic : ESSENE
44. Pitcher Tom and family : SEAVERS
46. Dangerous fly : TSETSE
48. Moslem saint : PIR
50. Daggers : DIRKS
52. Garand, for one : RIFLE
53. "___ was I ere . . . " : ABLE
54. Dance : REEL
55. Take a ___ at : STAB
56. Huntley : CHET
58. Require : NEED
59. Foie ___ : GRAS
61. I love: Lat. : AMO
62. Czech measure : LAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|