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New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1975

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,338
Across Down
1. Penniless : BROKE
6. Court decree : ARRET
11. Greek letter : PHI
14. More uncivil : RUDER
15. Separator : SIEVE
16. Newman film : HUD
17. Thrift proverb, with 63 Across : APENNYSAVED
19. Self-confidence : EGO
20. Kind of blanket : WET
21. Norse pantheon : AESIR
22. Critic Pauline : KAEL
23. Antilles group : LESSER
26. Jackets : ETONS
28. Thrift proverb, with 48 Across : PENNYWISEAND
33. Admiral of the ___ (Columbus) : OCEANSEA
36. Hold: Lat. : TENEO
37. Sped : RAN
38. Article : THE
40. Numerical prefix : TRI
41. Opened : UNDID
44. Dating far back : OLDASSIN
48. See 28 Across : POUNDFOOLISH
51. Helicopter part : ROTOR
52. Saw : VIEWED
56. Kind of muffin : BRAN
58. Plant opening : STOMA
61. Sky Altar : ARA
62. Atomic particle : ION
63. See 17 Across : ISAPENNYGOT
66. Severinsen : DOC
67. Kinds : LIKES
68. Win by ___ : ANOSE
69. Gain laboriously : EKE
70. Girl's name : ELENA
71. Czech leader : BENES
1. Fight : BRAWL
2. India's dollar : RUPEE
3. U. S. dramatist : ODETS
4. Knowledge : KEN
5. Sea bird : ERN
6. African fox : ASSE
7. Inlets : RIAS
8. Critic's offering : REVIEW
9. Overturned: Lat. : EVERTI
10. Scatter, as hay : TED
11. Game birds : PHEASANTS
12. Monolithic : HUGE
13. Sculpture piece : IDOL
18. Tales : YARNS
22. Wounded ___ : KNEE
24. Resort : SPA
25. Poetic contraction : EEN
27. East: Ger. : OST
29. Kind of proceeds : NET
30. Uncouth person : YAHOO
31. Italian saint : NERI
32. Murder : DOIN
33. "Going down ___?" : ORUP
34. Sing: Lat. : CANO
35. Stamina : ENDURANCE
39. Building extension : ELL
42. Privy to : INON
43. Insecticide : DDT
45. Furniture piece : DIVAN
46. "___ was saying" : ASI
47. Pronoun : SHE
49. Fogy : FOSSIL
50. Give ___ a little : ORTAKE
53. Water or station : WAGON
54. Jagged : EROSE
55. Palm products : DATES
56. Wait : BIDE
57. Cheat : ROOK
59. Start : OPEN
60. Arizona city : MESA
63. ___ de France : ILE
64. Seize : NAB
65. Chemical suffix : YNE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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