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New York Times, Thursday, February 6, 1975

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Evelyn Benshoof has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,308
Across Down
1. Maine port : BATH
5. Clip : SHEAR
10. Sight near Tokyo : FUJI
14. Potpourri : OLIO
15. Bass-mouth size : LARGE
16. Javanese tree : UPAS
17. Pipe-and-slipper people : HOMEBODIES
19. Calif. city : NAPA
20. Dakota Indian : REE
21. Candid : OPEN
22. Leather craftsman : TANNER
24. Beverages : ALES
25. Scrap : SHRED
26. Reprove : SCOLD
28. Jostle : SHOULDER
31. Traverse : SPAN
32. Yeanling : LAMB
33. Anti-poverty org. : OEO
34. With enthusiasm : LIKEAHOUSEAFIRE
39. All-purpose truck, for short : UTE
40. Set of rules : CODE
41. Blackbirds : ANIS
42. Heated again : REWARMED
44. Hallmark : BADGE
46. Writer James and family : AGEES
47. Get along : FARE
48. Radiant : AGLEAM
50. Secular : LAIC
51. Center of activity : HUB
54. Powerful shark : MAKO
55. Draw ___ (sell out) : AFULLHOUSE
58. Steelworkers' head : ABEL
59. Compact : DENSE
60. Engendered : BRED
61. Drove : HERD
62. Go onstage : ENTER
63. Being: Fr. : ETRE
1. Danish physicist : BOHR
2. Succulent plant : ALOE
3. Occasion : TIME
4. Work in the garden : HOE
5. Inclined : SLOPED
6. Charon's bailiwick : HADES
7. Hibernia : ERIN
8. Teen or golden : AGE
9. Sanitarium : RESTHOME
10. Ship's stack : FUNNEL
11. Busy : UPANDDOING
12. Practical joke : JAPE
13. German river : ISAR
18. Cotton pod : BOLL
23. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
24. Excellent : AONE
25. Asian sheep : SHAS
26. Grudge : SPITE
27. Certain dancer : CAKEWALKER
28. Swung around : SLUED
29. Uncanny : EERIE
30. Small deer : ROES
31. Offend : SLUR
35. Tiger moth : ACREA
36. Relative of custom-built : HOMEMADE
37. Works of Shelley : ODES
38. Cover a dice bet : FADE
43. Traditional : AGEOLD
44. One busy in a leaky boat : BAILER
45. Washington Sq. sight : ARCH
47. Bogus : FALSE
48. Asian servant : AMAH
49. Baseball executive ___ Paul : GABE
50. Alfred of stage : LUNT
51. Piqued : HURT
52. Consumer : USER
53. Adam ___ : BEDE
56. Marsh : FEN
57. British decoration : OBE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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