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

New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
1
S
2
A
3
M
4
E
5
S
6
O
7
N
8
G
9
S
10
E
11
C
12
H
13
O
14
P
R
O
A
15
T
H
U
L
E
16
A
L
A
I
17
O
N
O
R
18
A
M
B
E
R
19
S
O
I
L
20
T
E
N
T
21
E
R
22
I
N
A
23
S
T
A
T
E
24
W
H
A
T
25
S
A
N
I
C
E
K
I
D
26
F
27
A
A
28
T
R
Y
29
T
O
R
30
I
L
L
31
S
32
I
R
33
O
34
N
35
R
E
36
M
37
I
38
T
39
L
I
K
E
40
Y
O
U
D
O
41
I
N
G
I
N
A
42
M
I
S
M
O
43
P
E
N
S
44
G
L
I
M
45
I
K
46
E
47
C
O
48
T
49
E
T
E
50
P
51
L
52
A
C
E
L
53
I
54
K
E
T
H
55
I
S
56
S
E
M
O
L
I
N
A
57
H
E
A
T
58
E
59
R
60
A
R
I
L
61
D
E
U
62
C
E
63
M
O
R
O
64
L
O
C
O
65
E
R
R
O
R
66
B
N
A
I
67
M
I
E
N
68
S
T
I
L
E
69
S
E
L
L
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,243
Across Down
1. Unchanged : SAME
5. Birds' output : SONGS
10. Repeat : ECHO
14. Pacific boat : PROA
15. Greenland base : THULE
16. Jai ___ : ALAI
17. ___ about : ONOR
18. Bead material : AMBER
19. Dirt : SOIL
20. Cloth stretcher : TENTER
22. ___ of confusion (upset) : INASTATE
24. With 39 and 50 Across, a corny quote : WHATSANICEKID
26. U.S. air org. : FAA
28. Attempt : TRY
29. Bare peak : TOR
30. Troubles : ILLS
32. Appliance : IRON
35. Abate : REMIT
39. See 24 Across : LIKEYOUDOINGINA
42. Similar: Sp. : MISMO
43. Writes : PENS
44. Bit of illumination : GLIM
45. Abilene nickname : IKE
47. Hut : COT
49. Season in Nice : ETE
50. See 24 Across : PLACELIKETHIS
56. Macaroni base : SEMOLINA
57. Stove : HEATER
60. Seed covering : ARIL
61. Card : DEUCE
63. P.I. native : MORO
64. Nutty : LOCO
65. Boner : ERROR
66. ___ B'rith : BNAI
67. Carriage : MIEN
68. Fence steps : STILE
69. Win acceptance : SELL
1. Locate : SPOT
2. English composer : ARNE
3. Some rock hunts : MOONWALKS
4. Planet : EARTH
5. Words for the Andrews Sisters : STARTRIO
6. Electrical unit : OHM
7. North African area : NUBIA
8. Former astronaut : GLENN
9. Would be: Fr. : SERAIT
10. Seasonal product : EASTEREGG
11. Conceal : CLOAK
12. Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
13. Greased : OILED
21. Snack : EAT
23. Reject : SCORN
25. Sundae additive : SYRUP
26. Blur : FILM
27. Others, in old Rome : ALII
31. Sentence divider : SEMICOLON
33. Poem : ODE
34. Present : NONCE
36. Important event : MILESTONE
37. First: Abbr. : INIT
38. Dull : TAME
40. Rustic : YOKEL
41. Weather-map line : ISOTHERE
46. Ignores : ELIDES
48. Article : THE
50. Hymn : PSALM
51. ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : LEROI
52. Vestment : AMICE
53. Sluggish : INERT
54. N.Z. tree : KAURI
55. Poetic feet : IAMBS
58. Of an epoch : ERAL
59. Disturb : ROIL
62. Mountain pass : COL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|