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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 1975

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,313
Across Down
1. Choir site : LOFT
5. Mythical monsters : OGRES
10. Lowly craft : SCOW
14. Khayyám : OMAR
15. River of the Left Bank : SEINE
16. Moslem judge : CADI
17. Kind of agent : UNDERCOVER
19. Cockney four-bagger : OMER
20. Talk out of : DISSUADE
21. In profusion : GALORE
23. Waste away in grief : PINE
24. In hiding : PERDU
25. Auto-race city : LEMANS
28. Certain bus ticket : TRANSFER
31. Start getting rich : AMASS
32. Kind of booth : PHONE
33. New Guinea town : LAE
34. Good Queen : BESS
35. Take the tab : TREAT
36. Tidal or heat : WAVE
37. Ceremonious title: Abbr. : ESQ
38. Mail-order pioneer : SEARS
39. Pundits : SAGES
40. Word for Masefield : LAUREATE
42. Inactive : ATREST
43. Tidal flood : EAGRE
44. Greenland settlement : ETAH
45. Sentence ender : PERIOD
47. Neighbor of Somalia : ETHIOPIA
51. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
52. Fishy clue : REDHERRING
54. Mother ___ : LODE
55. Movie-palace feature : ORGAN
56. Withered : SERE
57. Washington engravings : ONES
58. Hammer parts : PEENS
59. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
1. Like rock music : LOUD
2. All: Prefix : OMNI
3. Crazes : FADS
4. Infringe upon : TRESPASS
5. Ancient Italians : OSCANS
6. Crystal-lined stone : GEODE
7. Split : RIVE
8. Nautical course : ENE
9. Army man : SERGEANT
10. Shrews : SCOLDS
11. Disguise : CAMOUFLAGE
12. Stettin's river : ODER
13. Baling or live : WIRE
18. Ashes : RUINS
22. English composer : ARNE
24. Malay sailing boats : PROAS
25. Mailing sticker : LABEL
26. Bug genus : EMESA
27. Kind of ball : MASQUERADE
28. Word of consolation : THERE
29. Places for gutters : EAVES
30. Cure meat, in Scotland : REEST
32. Babble : PRATE
35. Eyewash : TEARDROP
36. Veteran campaigner : WARHORSE
38. Utah flower : SEGO
39. Way up : STAIR
41. Some bridge bids : RAISES
42. European capital : ATHENS
44. One of the Allens : ETHAN
45. ___ Alto : PALO
46. Black : EBON
47. Border : EDGE
48. Harbor structure : PIER
49. Japanese box set : INRO
50. "Poison for the ___ tooth" : AGES
53. "Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE

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

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