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Nancy Schuster
Nancy Schuster

New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1969

Author: Nancy Schuster
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q W }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Nancy Schuster has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,151
Across Down
1. Sergeant ___. : ATARMS
7. Spurt. : JET
10. Certain resources. : ORES
14. Sideboard item. : TUREEN
15. Middle East initials. : UAR
16. Slangy reply. : NOPE
17. Captain ___. : OFINDUSTRY
19. Theater sign. : EXIT
20. Brewer's need. : MALT
21. Butane, for one. : FUEL
22. College course, for short. : PSYCH
23. Noncoms. : PFCS
24. Chateau ___. : DIF
25. Provisioner. : CATERER
29. Comeback. : RIPOSTE
33. Began. : OPENED
34. Lieutenant ___. : GOVERNOR
35. One of seagoing trio. : PINTA
36. Grain. : OAT
37. Contempt. : SCORN
38. General ___. : ASSEMBLY
40. "Tristram Shandy" author. : STERNE
41. Dessert. : SHERBET
42. Pauses of a sort. : SIESTAS
43. Layer. : PLY
44. Ship's wheel. : HELM
45. Worship. : ADORE
48. Arrive. : COME
49. Instrument. : OBOE
53. Pretty: Fr. : JOLI
54. Corporal ___. : PUNISHMENT
56. Iowa city. : AMES
57. Tribe in Nigeria. : IBO
58. Convert into particles. : IONIZE
59. Color. : ROSE
60. Surfacing. : TAR
61. Tolerates. : ABIDES
1. Mighty mite. : ATOM
2. Porous rock. : TUFA
3. Seed covering. : ARIL
4. Budget item. : RENT
5. Pre-___. : MED
6. Extinguished. : SNUFFED
7. Early invaders of Britain. : JUTES
8. Peer. : EARL
9. Beset. : TRY
10. Marshal ___. : ONESFORCES
11. Old movie palace. : ROXY
12. Large-scale. : EPIC
13. Son of Adam. : SETH
18. Sugar: Prefix. : SUCR
22. Trouser style. : PIPESTEM
23. "We, the people . . . " : PREAMBLE
24. Math chore: Abbr. : DIV
25. Panama gum trees. : COPAS
26. Following blindly. : APISH
27. Future, for one. : TENSE
28. Private ___. : ENTERPRISE
29. Bosh. : ROT
30. Horsey sound. : SNORT
31. Return: Ital. : TORNA
32. Sea birds. : ERNES
34. Spritely. : GAY
36. Danube tributary. : OLT
39. Turkish title. : BEY
40. Soft cotton twill. : SILESIA
42. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
44. ___ guard. : HONOR
45. Open. : AJAR
46. Major ___. : DOMO
47. Bravos. : OLES
48. Destination of some planes. : CUBA
49. All: Prefix. : OMNI
50. Star in Eridanus. : BEID
51. French numeral. : ONZE
52. French summers. : ETES
54. Stone. : PIT
55. Quoits peg. : HOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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