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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Tuesday, April 26, 1977

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,118
Across Down
1. Manhattan athlete : JASPER
7. A pair, in Ayr : TWA
10. Ebenezer's expletive : BAH
13. Sir Galahad's mother : ELAINE
14. Yemenite : ARAB
15. Satisfied edacity : ATE
16. Times for repentance : DAYSOFGRACE
18. Caesar's heart : COR
19. Petrol : GAS
20. Piece of type, for short : LOGO
21. Sheet of glass : PANE
22. Nertz! : DARN
24. "___ Blue?" : AMI
25. Eliot's weaver : SILAS
26. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
27. "High Noon" actress : GRACEKELLY
29. Severinsen : DOC
30. U.S.A. leader : PRES
31. 12½¢ : BIT
32. Heavy : ONEROUS
34. Perfumed unguents : POMADES
38. Shoemaker's aide? : ELF
39. TV trio : SONS
40. Altar "aye, aye" : IDO
41. In a swanlike way : GRACEFULLY
45. Cain or Abel, for short : SIB
46. Picture puzzle : REBUS
47. Pod item : PEA
48. Some NCO's : SGTS
49. Gelling agent : AGAR
50. Sandhurst weapon : STEN
51. Word with line or port : AIR
52. Cole : NAT
53. Checkmate, e.g. : COUPDEGRACE
57. Item to be cast : DIE
58. ___ d'oeuvres : HORS
59. ___ of eight : PIECES
60. Omega : END
61. Lodge : INN
62. Aboveboard : HONEST
1. A Beverly Hillbilly : JED
2. King or carte predecessors : ALA
3. Offer a prandial prayer : SAYGRACE
4. Galileo was one : PISAN
5. Adam's grandson : ENOS
6. Gridiron V.I.P. : REF
7. Like "King Lear," e.g. : TRAGIC
8. Baylor Bears' home : WACO
9. Beame : ABE
10. Bogart's widow : BACALL
11. Disregarding keys : ATONAL
12. Unorthodoxy : HERESY
14. Floral attractions : AROMAS
17. Gives a piercing look : GLARES
21. Michelangelo work : PIETA
22. Nitwit : DODO
23. In due time : ANON
25. Thumbs (through) : SKIMS
27. Throaty : GRUFF
28. Material for 36 keys : EBONY
30. ___ apart : POLES
33. Come again : RECUR
34. Where to spend a zloty : POLAND
35. Ignominy : DISGRACE
36. Do Greeley's job : EDIT
37. Reacts to a "soap" : SOBS
39. Drowses : SLEEPS
41. Rio ___ : GRANDE
42. Get back : REGAIN
43. Decreased : ABATED
44. Good news on Wall St. : UPTURN
48. Lorelei : SIREN
50. And ___ (etc.) : SOON
51. Exchange rate : AGIO
53. Midwest city, for short : CHI
54. Williams athlete : EPH
55. These, in Tours : CES
56. Superlative ending : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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