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

New York Times, Wednesday, March 28, 1979

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
A
3
R
4
C
5
I
6
A
7
L
8
A
9
S
10
H
11
F
A
D
E
12
A
I
D
13
A
14
T
E
R
C
E
15
E
L
E
V
16
A
T
I
O
N
17
A
T
T
A
R
18
T
E
L
E
G
A
19
S
A
20
P
P
H
I
R
E
21
E
M
E
R
A
L
22
D
23
O
P
A
L
24
S
T
O
O
25
P
26
M
E
L
L
27
O
28
W
29
A
30
G
31
R
E
E
32
P
E
33
T
E
R
34
E
S
O
35
L
O
A
D
36
B
E
A
R
S
37
A
R
L
O
38
O
L
D
39
M
A
D
R
E
40
C
R
Y
O
F
41
E
D
I
42
T
E
D
43
L
A
44
B
R
O
45
C
I
T
E
46
D
I
A
M
47
O
48
N
49
D
50
P
51
L
A
T
I
N
52
U
53
M
54
A
M
A
D
O
U
55
H
E
L
L
E
56
M
O
57
O
N
S
T
O
N
E
58
I
D
L
E
R
59
P
A
R
C
60
I
R
E
S
61
L
A
Y
S
62
T
E
A
63
C
S
T
© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,732
Across
1. Medit. island : SAR
4. Stansfield Turner's org. : CIA
7. Fasten with cord : LASH
11. Lose color : FADE
12. Verdi opera : AIDA
14. Third canonical hour : TERCE
15. What an altimeter indicates : ELEVATION
17. Rose oil : ATTAR
18. Russian wagon : TELEGA
19. Shade of blue : SAPPHIRE
21. "The ___ Isle" (Erin) : EMERALD
23. Kind of glass or lamp : OPAL
24. Small porch : STOOP
26. Fully matured : MELLOW
29. Concur : AGREE
32. He's often robbed : PETER
34. Inner: Prefix : ESO
35. Burden : LOAD
36. Walter Payton's teammates : BEARS
37. Guthrie : ARLO
38. With 30 Down, a color : OLD
39. Sierra ___ : MADRE
40. Le Gallienne's "The ___ the Little Peoples" : CRYOF
41. Prepared for publication : EDITED
43. I work: Sp. : LABRO
45. Quote : CITE
46. Baseball locale : DIAMOND
50. Kind of blonde : PLATINUM
54. Spongy substance used as tinder : AMADOU
55. Rider on a winged ram : HELLE
56. Cursed article in a Collins classic : MOONSTONE
58. "Lounge lizard" : IDLER
59. Bois de Boulogne is one : PARC
60. Angers : IRES
61. Macaulay's "___ of Ancient Rome" : LAYS
62. Kind of table or wagon : TEA
63. Between E.S.T. and M.S.T. : CST
Down
1. City in NE corner of Mass. : SALEM
2. Name meaning "noble" : ADELE
3. Like a clerical collar : REVERSED
4. Buffalo-cattle hybrid : CATALO
5. Act ___, "La Traviata" finale : III
6. Stirs : ADOS
7. Deadly : LETHAL
8. Troops firing howitzers : ARTILLERY
9. Cicatrix : SCAR
10. Now's partner : HERE
11. Celebration : FETE
13. Prefix meaning "up" : ANA
14. Telegraph key : TAPPER
16. Type of type : AGATE
20. Apple, pear, quince et al. : POMES
22. Doctored : DOPED
25. Singer Bailey : PEARL
27. King Olav's capital : OSLO
28. Canine sound : WOOF
29. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
30. See 38 Across : GOLD
31. In an extreme way : RADICALLY
33. Tire feature : TREAD
36. Former state in West Germany : BADEN
37. Fragrant : AROMATIC
39. Trade or profession : METIER
40. Studies at the last minute : CRAMS
42. Earl and duke : TITLES
44. Sister-in-law of Petruchio : BIANCA
47. Scents : ODORS
48. Composition for nine : NONET
49. Club fees : DUES
50. Villapiano of the Raiders : PHIL
51. Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
52. Ref's counterpart : UMP
53. Castle defense : MOAT
57. Prospector's quest : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|