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New York Times, Thursday, April 28, 1977

Author: Ann Jenkins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,120
Across Down
1. High jinks : STUNTS
7. Give the third degree : HARASS
13. Easter creation : CHAPEAU
14. Short-order dishes : OMELETS
16. Write back : RESPOND
17. One-man show, usually : RECITAL
18. Gone, as goodies : EATEN
19. Subject for Billy Graham : SIN
21. Episperm : TESTA
22. Lacking moisture : ARID
23. Staff man : AIDE
24. Schnauzer's feature : SNOUT
25. V.I.P. on the Hill : SEN
26. Lithe; slender : SVELTE
28. Reservation dweller in Colorado : UTE
29. One way to get a word in : EDGEWISE
31. Used a jack : LIFTED
34. Shoe form : LAST
35. Short-billed bird : SORA
36. Gamester's haunt : CASINO
39. Behaved or exiled : DEPORTED
43. Title Columbus held: Abbr. : ADM
44. Cynosure for millions : SCREEN
46. Amusing recountings : ANA
47. Rex and Oliver : REEDS
50. Foxx : REDD
51. Men in a monastery : FRAS
52. Give to each : ALLOT
53. Slithery creature : EEL
54. Seaver delivery : PITCH
55. Cultivated land : TILLAGE
57. Render sincere flattery : IMITATE
59. Sniffed at : SNEERED
60. Good-___ (amiable) : NATURED
61. Some ill-fated Fords : EDSELS
62. Felt one's way : GROPED
1. Clipped : SHEARED
2. Oenologist's activity : TASTING
3. Hiked, as salaries : UPPED
4. Glowing ad : NEON
5. Sun-baked : TAN
6. Frothiest : SUDSIEST
7. Stinger : HORNET
8. Soul, to an abbé : AME
9. Certain parallelograms: Abbr. : RECTS
10. Outlander : ALIEN
11. Exhibits : SETSOUT
12. Congressional creation : STATUTE
13. Area around a goalie : CREASE
15. Scheduled : SLATED
20. Futile : IDLE
23. Dispatch boats : AVISOS
26. The Ugly Duckling : SWAN
27. Decamped for romance : ELOPED
30. Wallach : ELI
32. Like some wills : IRON
33. Removed : FAR
35. Young tree : SEEDLING
36. Units for brilliants : CARATS
37. Harmonizers' girl : ADELINE
38. Scented : SMELLED
39. Suffer, in Angus : DREE
40. Steak ___ : TARTARE
41. Made into a 12 Down : ENACTED
42. Sped : DASHED
45. Words to live by : CREEDS
48. Noted Hawaiians or Kansans : DOLES
49. Rubberneck : STARE
51. Supply; equip : FITUP
54. Spaniard's whistle : PITO
56. Set : GEL
58. Spoil : MAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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