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New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1976

Author: Raymond F. Eisner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,706
Across Down
1. Hindu discipline : YOGA
5. Nissen or Garbo : GRETA
10. Fastener : HASP
14. Biblical tower : EDAR
15. Parts : ROLES
16. Celebes ox : ANOA
17. Indian weight : TOLA
18. Flower spike : AMENT
19. Eire legislative body : DAIL
20. Part of a sequence : ABCDEFGHIJKLM
23. Old French coin : SOU
24. But: Lat. : SED
25. TU 144, for one : SST
28. "To ___ his own" : EACH
31. Prevent legally : ESTOP
36. Hawaiian shrub : AKIA
38. Resort in N. M. : TAOS
40. Vibrant : ALIVE
41. Hiding places for meanings : BETWEENTHELINES
44. Stirs up : RILES
45. Be prolific : TEEM
46. Become lively : PERK
47. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
48. Race segments : LAPS
50. Porker's pad : STY
51. Ike's command: Abbr. : ETO
54. Cereal grain : OAT
56. Rest of sequence : NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
63. Ostrich-like bird : EMEU
64. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
65. Routine : ROTE
68. Blue-footed petrel : TITI
69. Emphatic refusal : NEVER
70. ___ about : ONOR
71. One of a flight : STEP
72. Sandarac trees : ARARS
73. Lhasa holy man : LAMA
1. Until now : YET
2. Half brother of William I : ODO
3. Festive : GALA
4. Mideasterners : ARABS
5. June V.I.P. : GRADUATE
6. European capital : ROME
7. Hebrew letter : ELEF
8. Measures of Burma : TENGS
9. ___ crow flies : ASTHE
10. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
11. Biblical giant : ANAK
12. Territory : SOIL
13. Fortune-teller's chart : PALM
21. Iowa college : COE
22. Standard of perfection : IDEAL
25. Israeli native : SABRA
26. Quantity of yarn : SKEIN
27. "Pentimento," for one : TITLE
29. Salient angle : CANT
30. Holiday haven : HOTEL
32. Tongue faux pas : SLIP
33. Prongs : TINES
34. Not secret : OVERT
35. Troublesome : PESKY
37. Impresses strongly : AWES
39. Queens stadium : SHEA
42. Chemical compound : ESTER
43. Gives authority to : EMPOWERS
49. Writer Rohmer : SAX
52. Lake ___, Blue Nile source : TSANA
53. Musteline mammal : OTTER
55. Austrian province : TYROL
56. Seines : NETS
57. Pass over : OMIT
58. Sneaky ___ : PETE
59. Clever comeback : QUIP
60. Asian mongoose : URVA
61. Change direction : VEER
62. Writer Gale : ZONA
66. TV's newscaster Snyder : TOM
67. Time period : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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