It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Monday, March 27, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
T
2
N
3
T
4
S
5
D
6
O
7
D
8
O
9
S
10
R
11
A
12
I
13
L
14
E
A
R
P
15
E
R
O
D
E
16
E
T
R
E
17
S
P
A
R
18
B
A
L
D
E
19
A
G
L
E
S
20
S
E
M
I
21
N
O
L
E
22
D
R
U
I
D
S
23
T
I
N
S
24
C
E
L
L
25
A
26
T
27
H
E
N
A
28
S
I
D
E
A
29
R
30
M
31
S
32
T
H
O
33
E
I
34
G
H
T
35
S
T
E
A
L
36
T
E
N
37
S
38
R
H
E
E
39
S
40
E
N
T
E
41
I
D
O
L
42
S
43
E
O
S
I
44
N
45
T
I
P
46
C
A
R
O
U
47
S
E
L
48
S
I
49
L
E
N
T
50
W
E
N
S
51
P
Y
L
E
52
A
53
C
54
C
E
D
E
55
S
U
P
E
R
56
I
57
O
58
R
59
B
A
L
D
E
R
60
D
A
S
H
61
N
O
M
E
62
U
N
A
U
63
D
O
N
A
U
64
E
T
N
A
65
T
E
M
P
66
S
T
E
N
S
67
R
A
I
D
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,262
Across Down
1. Explosives : TNTS
5. Defunct birds : DODOS
10. Wading bird : RAIL
14. Old West name : EARP
15. Wear away : ERODE
16. To be, in Paris : ETRE
17. Box : SPAR
18. Wigless birds : BALDEAGLES
20. Indian of Florida : SEMINOLE
22. Celtic priests : DRUIDS
23. Cans : TINS
24. Honeycomb unit : CELL
25. Greek goddess : ATHENA
28. Belt weapons : SIDEARMS
32. In spite of: Var. : THO
33. Shell crew : EIGHT
35. Appropriate in a way : STEAL
36. Sawbucks : TENS
38. Syngman and family : RHEES
40. Heraldic division : ENTE
41. Objects of devotion : IDOLS
43. Silk dye : EOSIN
45. Inside info : TIP
46. Merry-go-round: Var. : CAROUSEL
48. Type of night : SILENT
50. Cysts : WENS
51. Ernie : PYLE
52. Assent : ACCEDE
55. Marquette's lake : SUPERIOR
59. Nonsense : BALDERDASH
61. Alaskan cape : NOME
62. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
63. Vienna's river, to Austrians : DONAU
64. Volcano : ETNA
65. Weather-ear abbr. : TEMP
66. British guns : STENS
67. Police activity : RAID
1. Hardy girl : TESS
2. Place for a mane : NAPE
3. Mine car : TRAM
4. Goblin : SPRITE
5. Gay : DEBONAIR
6. Exams : ORALS
7. Certain payment : DOLE
8. Kind of couple : ODD
9. Planted : SEEDED
10. Control : REGULATE
11. King of Huns : ATLI
12. Chartered, to a Cockney : IRED
13. Without : LESS
19. City of France : ARLES
21. Ball team : NINE
24. Quotes : CITES
25. Garret : ATTIC
26. Miss Bara : THEDA
27. King or queen : HONOR
28. Hebrew abode of spirits : SHEOL
29. Revenue, in France : RENTE
30. Canonical hour : MATIN
31. Slumbered : SLEPT
34. Buffalo butters : GHEES
37. Reduced speed : SLOWEDUP
39. King condemned to pushing a rock : SISYPHUS
42. Napped leather : SUEDE
44. Green or blue shade : NILE
47. Mortimer et al. : SNERDS
49. Columnist Max : LERNER
51. Korean port : PUSAN
52. Adjoin : ABUT
53. Sugar ___ : CANE
54. Kind of bake : CLAM
55. Sound : SANE
56. Scintilla : IOTA
57. All: Prefix : OMNI
58. Interpret : READ
60. Dowry : DOT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|