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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1974

Author: Dorothy N. Davis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Dorothy N. Davis has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,964
Across Down
1. Cultivate : TILL
5. ___ the weather : UNDER
10. Classic villain : IAGO
14. U. S. Indian : ERIE
15. Bête's color : NOIRE
16. Nailhead : STUD
17. New Haven's waterfront : LONGISLANDSOUND
20. Insect : ANT
21. Twofold : DUAL
22. Genre : CLASS
23. Living-room plant : FERN
24. Dressed : CLAD
26. Branched : RAMOSE
29. Put up again : REERECT
32. West wind : AFER
33. Forest trees of a region : SILVA
34. Trouble : AIL
36. Famed torchbearer : STATUEOFLIBERTY
40. Foot: Prefix : PED
41. Becomes evident : TELLS
42. Growl : GNAR
43. Determine : RESOLVE
45. McCarthy or Field : EUGENE
47. Vaulted recess : APSE
48. Moscow agency : TASS
49. Sans ___ : SOUCI
52. Diamond corner : BASE
53. Hawaiian fare : POI
56. Bargain realty unit : MANHATTANISLAND
60. Verb suffix : ESCE
61. Cowboys' milieu : RANGE
62. S. A. Indian : INCA
63. French state : ETAT
64. Zeal : ARDOR
65. Drones : BEES
1. Body tissue : TELA
2. Duke or horse : IRON
3. Fuzz : LINT
4. Part of a table : LEG
5. Precarious : UNSURE
6. Hale's Philip ___ : NOLAN
7. Tune in the TV : DIAL
8. Fish-eating bird : ERN
9. Actor Buttons : RED
10. Wagnerian lady : ISOLDE
11. Polynesian deity : ATUA
12. Revs the engine : GUNS
13. Toteboard listings : ODDS
18. Freshwater fishes : IDES
19. Egyptian image : SCARAB
23. Lee or Wayne : FORT
24. Cubicles : CELLS
25. Son of Leah : LEVI
26. Scrape : RASP
27. "___ the Fall" : AFTER
28. Union general : MEADE
29. Small firearm : RIFLE
30. Actress Judy : CARNE
31. Powerful leader : TITAN
33. Unravel : SOLVE
35. Stringed instrument : LYRE
37. Perfect spot : UTOPIA
38. Fish : EELS
39. Nog bases : EGGS
44. Perfumed powder : SACHET
45. Less exacting : EASIER
46. Functions : USES
48. Dance : TANGO
49. Pintail duck : SMEE
50. Oven : OAST
51. Eighth note, in music : UNCA
52. Brake feature : BAND
53. Part of a window : PANE
54. ___ over lightly : ONCE
55. Slayer of Castor : IDAS
57. Musical sound : TRA
58. Road material : TAR
59. Women's ___ : LIB

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

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