It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Friday, March 23, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
S
2
O
3
B
4
S
5
D
6
A
7
C
8
C
9
A
10
S
11
O
12
Y
13
A
14
W
R
A
P
15
E
R
R
O
R
16
U
P
O
N
17
A
N
N
I
18
L
E
A
S
T
19
P
E
G
S
20
G
O
D
T
21
H
A
A
B
22
I
23
B
E
R
I
A
24
T
A
N
S
25
S
C
A
R
26
C
27
A
28
S
I
N
O
29
H
E
L
L
B
30
E
31
N
32
T
33
A
G
I
N
G
34
C
A
R
E
D
35
D
O
R
36
B
I
N
G
37
V
A
N
E
S
38
C
I
T
Y
39
I
L
E
40
T
A
C
O
S
41
K
A
N
E
S
42
N
E
W
43
D
E
L
H
I
44
R
E
P
A
S
T
45
A
C
H
E
46
P
E
R
I
47
C
48
H
49
A
C
H
A
50
K
H
A
R
T
51
O
52
U
53
M
54
L
O
S
T
55
L
56
L
O
Y
D
57
A
G
R
I
58
A
R
T
Y
59
L
A
P
S
E
60
L
E
N
S
61
D
A
I
L
62
A
B
H
O
R
63
S
E
S
S
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,623
Across
1
Shows emotion : SOBS
5
Bengali city : DACCA
10
Bean : SOYA
14
Kitchen foil : WRAP
15
Baseball statistic : ERROR
16
“Once ___ a . . . ” : UPON
17
Livy’s years : ANNI
18
At ___ : LEAST
19
Cribbage-board pieces : PEGS
20
City of Greenland : GODTHAAB
22
Peninsula of Europe : IBERIA
24
Light colors : TANS
25
Mark : SCAR
26
Nevada fixture : CASINO
29
Determined : HELLBENT
33
Growing : AGING
34
Felt for : CARED
35
Insect : DOR
36
First name in crooning : BING
37
Weather implements : VANES
38
London’s financial area : CITY
39
French land body : ILE
40
Mexican food : TACOS
41
Fictional citizen and family : KANES
42
Indira’s haunt : NEWDELHI
44
Lunch : REPAST
45
Suffer : ACHE
46
Persian fairy : PERI
47
Dance : CHACHA
50
City at junction of White and Blue Niles : KHARTOUM
54
Ruined : LOST
55
British insurance pioneer : LLOYD
57
Vergil’s pastures : AGRI
58
Affected : ARTY
59
Minor error : LAPSE
60
Eye part : LENS
61
___ Eireann : DAIL
62
Abominate : ABHOR
63
Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
Down
1
Booty : SWAG
2
Whether ___ : ORNO
3
Alexander’s, for one : BAND
4
Kind of image : SPITTING
5
Part of F.D.R. : DELANO
6
Fields : AREAS
7
Zodiac sign : CRAB
8
Lettuce : COS
9
Magazine offerings : ARTICLES
10
Exquisite : SUPERB
11
Music drama, in Berlin : OPER
12
Gil’s successor : YOGI
13
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
21
Knack : HANG
23
Unadorned : BALD
25
Barren periods : SERES
26
Cruise-ship area : CABIN
27
Spry : AGILE
28
Muscle : SINEW
29
Asian city : HANOI
30
Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
31
Observes : NOTES
32
Get-together of sorts : TRYST
34
Hidden goods : CACHE
37
Shrine : VALHALLA
38
5, 20, 42 and 50 Across and 29 Down : CAPITALS
40
Georgia or Cal : TECH
41
Walter or Jean : KERR
43
Poetic measure : DACTYL
44
McGuffey’s offering : READER
46
Bladder: Prefix : PHYSO
47
Attired : CLAD
48
Israeli dance : HORA
49
___ spumanti : ASTI
50
Hebrew letter : KOPH
51
Curved molding : OGEE
52
Receptacles : URNS
53
Muffet, for one : MISS
56
Scientist’s area : LAB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|