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

New York Times, Tuesday, February 27, 1973

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
1
T
2
I
3
L
4
E
5
D
6
C
7
A
8
V
9
E
10
S
11
L
12
A
13
G
14
A
N
O
D
E
15
A
L
E
S
16
T
E
L
L
17
B
R
O
I
L
18
T
O
N
E
19
A
L
T
O
20
S
E
N
T
I
21
M
E
N
T
22
C
R
I
E
S
23
C
A
R
E
24
S
H
E
A
R
S
25
C
26
H
27
E
A
T
S
28
P
O
E
29
R
O
A
S
T
S
30
V
E
T
E
31
R
32
A
33
N
34
S
35
E
L
I
T
E
36
S
I
P
37
R
O
B
O
T
38
P
A
R
A
S
39
I
T
E
40
A
L
D
E
N
S
41
S
O
Y
42
S
T
E
E
L
E
43
C
44
A
45
R
46
M
E
N
47
L
I
R
A
48
O
N
I
O
N
49
S
O
L
I
D
50
G
51
O
52
L
53
D
54
M
I
S
T
55
R
A
V
E
56
E
L
G
A
R
57
A
L
E
E
58
A
M
E
N
59
R
O
L
L
A
60
S
E
R
T
61
P
E
R
T
62
S
W
E
A
T
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,599
Across Down
1. Type of roof : TILED
6. Mammoth, for one : CAVE
10. Smeltery product : SLAG
14. Positive pole : ANODE
15. Festivals : ALES
16. Divulge : TELL
17. Use the grill : BROIL
18. Style : TONE
19. Choir-loft occupant : ALTO
20. Feeling : SENTIMENT
22. Shouts : CRIES
23. Mind : CARE
24. Operates on sheep : SHEARS
25. Card sharps : CHEATS
28. U. S. writer : POE
29. Gives a panning to : ROASTS
30. Part of V.F.W. : VETERANS
35. Top-drawer : ELITE
36. Use a straw : SIP
37. Automatic mechanism : ROBOT
38. Hanger-on : PARASITE
40. Plymouth family : ALDENS
41. Type of bean : SOY
42. English essayist : STEELE
43. Don José's gypsy friend : CARMEN
47. Money in Salerno : LIRA
48. Bermuda or Spanish : ONION
49. Josephine Hull's Cadillac : SOLIDGOLD
54. Drizzle : MIST
55. Go on about : RAVE
56. English composer : ELGAR
57. Helm position : ALEE
58. Word of assent : AMEN
59. Hero of Sheridan's "Pizarro" : ROLLA
60. Spanish muralist : SERT
61. Sprightly : PERT
62. One of Churchill's three : SWEAT
1. Parts of index cards : TABS
2. Regarding : INRE
3. Diving bird : LOON
4. Work on the copy desk : EDIT
5. Lazy cook's friend : DELICATESSEN
6. Does banquet work : CATERS
7. "I want to be ___" : ALONE
8. Coat slit : VENT
9. Compass point : ESE
10. Gape : STARE
11. George Sand heroine : LELIA
12. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
13. Pretense : GLOSS
21. Gym pieces : MATS
22. Between-halves V.I.P.'s : CHEERLEADERS
24. Drunkard : SOT
25. Drink : COLA
26. Feature of a Persian cat : HAIR
27. This, in Spain : ESTA
28. Energy : PEP
29. Ribbed fabric : REP
30. Wager : VIE
31. Took the bus : RODE
32. Actor Walter : ABEL
33. What Mother Hubbard's dog had : NONE
34. Wall and Broad: Abbr. : STS
36. Farm area : STY
39. Charged atom : ION
40. "The Bell of ___" : ATRI
42. Kind of partner : SILENT
43. States of torpor : COMAS
44. Old-womanish : ANILE
45. Stair part : RISER
46. Musical work : MOTET
47. Romeo or Don Juan : LOVER
49. Unchanged : SAME
50. Kind of worm : GLOW
51. Give the eye to : OGLE
52. Mediocre : LALA
53. Mild oath : DRAT
55. Strike sharply : RAP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|