It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1972

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
1
M
2
E
3
T
4
O
5
R
6
E
7
S
8
T
9
U
10
I
11
L
12
L
13
E
14
I
T
A
15
R
I
V
E
16
I
N
D
I
A
N
17
C
A
R
18
D
I
N
A
L
19
G
I
A
N
T
S
20
A
S
T
R
O
S
21
L
22
E
E
C
H
23
O
L
E
24
E
N
R
O
O
25
T
26
E
27
D
28
B
29
R
30
A
V
E
31
E
R
E
32
R
A
I
S
E
33
R
E
N
E
34
O
B
S
35
I
N
N
A
T
E
36
E
G
G
37
C
U
B
38
N
O
S
39
R
E
D
40
W
I
E
41
N
E
R
42
F
A
N
43
P
A
R
T
44
E
M
L
E
N
45
A
R
T
46
L
A
S
S
O
47
R
E
S
E
T
48
T
L
E
49
S
O
D
50
D
R
A
P
E
51
P
I
R
52
A
53
T
54
E
55
R
56
E
57
D
S
O
X
58
W
59
H
I
T
E
S
O
X
60
A
N
O
M
I
E
61
A
I
R
E
62
P
U
P
63
S
T
E
E
D
S
64
Y
S
E
R
65
S
R
O
© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,271

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Queens athelete : MET
4
Mineral rocks : ORES
8
Plate-armor piece : TUILLE
14
Call ___ day : ITA
15
Split : RIVE
16
Cleveland native : INDIAN
17
Missouri bird : CARDINAL
19
S.F. monsters : GIANTS
20
Houston explorers : ASTROS
21
Hanger-on : LEECH
23
Bullfight cheer : OLE
24
Firmly established : ENROOTED
28
Georgia tribesman : BRAVE
31
Poetic word : ERE
32
Increase : RAISE
33
French name : RENE
34
Outmoded: Abbr. : OBS
35
Inherent : INNATE
36
Urge, with "on" : EGG
37
Chicago animal : CUB
38
Negatives : NOS
39
Cincinnati color : RED
40
Ballpark snack : WIENER
42
Baseball buff : FAN
43
Section : PART
44
Tunnell of football : EMLEN
45
Skill : ART
46
Cowhand's gear : LASSO
47
Relocate : RESETTLE
49
Turf : SOD
50
Arrange in folds : DRAPE
51
Pittsburgh brigand : PIRATE
55
Boston footgear : REDSOX
58
Fashion in Chicago : WHITESOX
60
State of social anarchy : ANOMIE
61
English river : AIRE
62
Kind of tent : PUP
63
Horses : STEEDS
64
Belgian river : YSER
65
Theater sign : SRO
Down
1
Isinglass : MICA
2
Greek letters : ETAS
3
Small dessert : TART
4
Baltimore flier : ORIOLE
5
Wash off : RINSE
6
Hitler's wife : EVA
7
Hucksters : SELLERS
8
Detroit beast : TIGER
9
Fabulous animals : UNICORNS
10
Westerner : IDAHOAN
11
Rubbing fluid: Abbr. : LIN
12
Old Baltic coin : LAT
13
Printers' measures : ENS
18
Flock : DROVE
22
Compass point : ENE
25
Headdresses : TIARAS
26
Chemical compounds : ESTERS
27
Transfer, as property : DEEDTO
28
Milwaukee businessman : BREWER
29
Administration : REGIME
30
Well-behaved Californians : ANGELS
31
Recede : EBB
34
Possessive : OUR
35
Charged particle : ION
37
Middle of a mass : CENTROID
38
Pre-Ranger nickname : NAT
41
"Who ___?" (words of despair) : NEEDSME
42
Express road : FREEWAY
43
San Diego cleric : PADRE
45
Mountain : ALP
46
Hang around : LOITER
48
Sales and nuisance : TAXES
49
Church feature : SPIRE
52
Snakes : ASPS
53
Airline package : TOUR
54
Montreal fair : EXPO
55
Cape : RAS
56
Inner: Prefix : ENT
57
Deer : DOE
59
___ nibs : HIS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|