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New York Times, Wednesday, April 30, 1975

Author: Ann Jenkins
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Ann Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,391
Across Down
1. Batista's successor : CASTRO
7. Michigan college city : ALMA
11. Chicago time: Abbr. : CST
14. Pre-game offering : ANTHEM
15. Regan's father : LEAR
16. Devoured : ATE
17. Place for a ladle : TUREEN
18. Sousa employe : BANDSMAN
20. Certain aspirants : OFFICESEEKERS
22. Non-Indian's face : PALE
24. Speed : HIE
25. Ms. Midler : BETTE
26. ___ lang syne : AULD
27. Plaster backings : LATHS
29. Kind of leader : LOSS
30. More exorbitant : STEEPER
32. Eger River, to Czechs : OHRE
34. Violent onrush : TORRENT
35. Dallies : LOITERS
39. Prefix for bellum or date : ANTE
40. Slobbered : DROOLED
41. Canvass : POLL
44. British painter : ORPEN
46. Athletic org. : NCAA
47. Of the calla-lily family : AROID
49. Contented sound: Var. : PUR
50. Horseshoe cleat : CALK
51. Monsoon, for one : SEASONALSTORM
55. Gossipy ones : TATTLERS
56. Upstate N.Y. lake : ONEIDA
59. Old English letter : EDH
60. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
61. Patronized a certain broker : PAWNED
62. Direction: Abbr. : SSE
63. "___ who?" : SAYS
64. Shoe part : INSOLE
1. Felix or Dinah : CAT
2. Babylonian god : ANU
3. Tot's carriage : STROLLER
4. Group of essays on the Constitution : THEFEDERALIST
5. Shoal : REEF
6. All: Prefix : OMNI
7. Even if : ALBEIT
8. Certain tenants : LEASEHOLDERS
9. Lion feature : MANE
10. Egyptian measure : ARDEB
11. ___ naught (failed) : CAMETO
12. Sets out : STARTS
13. Present and imperfect : TENSES
19. Emaciated deckhands, so to speak : SKELETONCREWS
21. Group hiring a fishing boat : CHARTERPARTY
22. Gone by : PAST
23. Self: Prefix : AUTO
27. Slow, in music : LENTO
28. " . . . all shaven and ___" : SHORN
31. Writers' org. : PEN
33. ___ Grande : RIO
36. The high road, in Spain, with 37 Down : ELCAMINO
37. See 36 Down : REAL
38. Aberdeen's state: Abbr. : SDAK
41. Adhesives : PASTES
42. Mountain nymphs : OREADS
43. Abominate : LOATHE
45. Vibrates : PULSES
48. Distributes : DOLES
52. Baby, in Spain : NENA
53. African antelope : TOPI
54. Son of Judah : ONAN
57. Dolores ___ Rio : DEL
58. Drink : ADE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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