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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1976

Author:
Raymond F. Eisner
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,746
Across
1. Tavern orders : ALES
5. Ski lifts : TBARS
10. Music symbol : CLEF
14. Take a chance : RISK
15. Silas Marner's creator : ELIOT
16. Israeli dance : HORA
17. Jai ___ : ALAI
18. More irritated : SORER
19. John, in Russia : IVAN
20. Actress Goddard : PAULETTE
22. Disturbs : UPSETS
24. Highland miss : LASS
25. Swiss philosopher Henri : AMIEL
26. Support : ABET
28. Juliet and family : CAPULETS
31. "___ all there is" : THATS
32. Actress Mary and family : URES
33. Hanoi holiday : TET
34. Family member : SON
35. Court decree : ARRET
37. Greek letter : TAU
38. Herd of whales : POD
39. Vanity case : ETUI
40. Biting : ACERB
42. Small dagger : STILETTO
44. Calhoun : RORY
45. Prepares baking apples : CORES
46. Young horse : FOAL
48. Snaps : PHOTOS
50. Charlotte Brontë novel : VILLETTE
54. Kind of squad : RIOT
55. ___ fro : TOAND
57. Whistle : TOOT
58. Johnson of TV : ARTE
59. Pass over : ELIDE
60. Carnival unit : TENT
61. Kit or hall : MESS
62. Brave one : DARER
63. Actual being : ESSE
Down
1. Not care ___ : ARAP
2. Miss Lee : LILA
3. Genesis name : ESAU
4. Frying pan : SKILLET
5. Samples : TESTS
6. Escutcheon spoilers : BLOTS
7. French river : AIRE
8. Caviar : ROE
9. Disreputable woman : STRUMPET
10. What sculptors do : CHISEL
11. Sweetheart's treasure : LOVELETTER
12. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
13. Sally Rand props : FANS
21. Consumes : EATS
23. Papal name : PIUS
25. Swiss river : AARE
26. Not give ___ : AHOOT
27. Australian animals : BANDICOOTS
28. Bibelot : CURIO
29. ___-eyed : TEARY
30. ___ a toe : STUB
31. Recipe measures: Abbr. : TSPS
35. Bore witness : ATTESTED
36. Road hazards : RUTS
39. Saarinen : EERO
40. Soviet sea : ARAL
41. French novelist : COLETTE
43. Actress Lenya et al. : LOTTES
46. ___ siècle : FINDE
47. More mature : OLDER
48. Stroller : PRAM
49. Engage : HIRE
50. Squirrel skin : VAIR
51. On one's ___ : TOES
52. Heaps : TONS
53. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
56. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA

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

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