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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1975

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,344
Across Down
1. Slight sound : PEEP
5. Was concerned : CARED
10. "Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
14. Stew : OLIO
15. Met production : OPERA
16. ___ Marian : MAID
17. Nobleman : EARL
18. Goat : NANNY
19. Dilemma : BIND
20. Advantageous position : THEINSIDETRACK
23. Dupes : TOOLS
24. Comparative suffix : IOR
25. Discovery : ESPIAL
28. Cigar users : SMOKERS
32. Certain pupil : TEACHERSPET
35. Van Winkle : RIP
36. Greeting for a villain : HISS
37. Macaw : ARA
38. West Indian fish : BOGA
39. Noun suffix : ENT
40. Certain candidate : FAVORITESON
44. Renovate : RESTORE
46. Thoroughbreds : RACERS
47. Physicians' org. : ACP
48. Have ___ (live it up) : ABALL
50. Special advocate : AFRIENDATCOURT
56. Jutting rock : CRAG
57. Scandinavian : NORSE
58. Mussel genus : UNIO
59. Loathe : HATE
60. Oregon, for one : TRAIL
61. Pay-phone fodder : DIME
62. Be an ally : ABET
63. Silly, in England : SAWNY
64. Kind of poker : STUD
1. Keats, for one : POET
2. King of Israel : ELAH
3. Emerald Isle : EIRE
4. Part of the office rat race : POLITICS
5. Comfort : CONSOLE
6. " . . . to fetch ___ of water" : APAIL
7. Separates : RENDS
8. Sea eagle : ERNE
9. Soap-opera slotting : DAYTIME
10. Get aboard : EMBARK
11. Secular : LAIC
12. Kitchen fixture : SINK
13. Increase : ADD
21. Ark builder : NOAH
22. Cheer the team on : ROOT
25. Upper air : ETHER
26. Fishing net : SEINE
27. Former times : PASTS
28. Coast Guard member : SPAR
29. Uneven : EROSE
30. Austerity : RIGOR
31. Bridges : SPANS
33. Carry on : RAVE
34. Box-office sign : SRO
38. Obscures : BECLOUDS
40. Converging points : FOCI
41. Old French land units : ARPENTS
42. Angrily : IRATELY
43. Body powder : TALC
45. Object of attack : TARGET
48. Fight to ___ (no decision) : ADRAW
49. Saar ___ : BASIN
50. Fine steed : ARAB
51. Kismet : FATE
52. Myrna Loy role in "Thin Man" : NORA
53. Single thing : UNIT
54. Pine of N. Z. : RIMU
55. Pigeon-___ : TOED
56. Chinese tea : CHA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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