It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Friday, May 21, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F G J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
P
2
E
3
S
4
O
5
W
6
A
7
A
8
C
9
B
10
O
11
I
12
S
13
U
R
U
S
14
I
S
L
A
15
N
U
M
B
S
16
P
R
E
T
17
E
N
S
E
S
18
E
R
N
E
S
19
S
T
I
X
N
I
X
H
20
I
X
P
I
X
21
A
P
E
S
22
N
T
S
23
S
24
C
25
B
26
O
R
T
27
A
D
A
28
S
29
R
30
A
31
A
R
E
32
A
33
S
P
I
N
34
S
T
E
R
35
V
A
R
I
36
E
37
T
38
Y
H
E
A
D
L
I
N
E
39
O
V
E
R
S
H
O
E
40
O
P
E
N
41
R
E
T
42
C
A
N
43
P
44
T
45
A
46
E
S
T
47
S
U
N
48
E
A
S
49
E
50
V
51
A
U
D
E
52
V
53
I
L
L
I
A
54
N
55
S
56
P
A
T
I
O
57
I
D
O
L
A
T
E
R
58
S
59
U
N
I
T
S
60
A
L
T
E
61
E
R
O
S
62
B
E
S
S
63
L
E
A
R
64
N
O
S
E
© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,951
Across
1. Centavo's senior : PESO
5. W.W. II service group : WAAC
9. ___ de Boulogne : BOIS
13. Extinct German ox : URUS
14. Capri, to Spaniards : ISLA
15. Deadens : NUMBS
16. Shams : PRETENSES
18. Sea eagles : ERNES
19. Famed show-biz report : STIXNIXHIXPIX
21. Impersonates : APES
22. Relatives of afts. : NTS
23. College degree : SCB
26. Scrap : ORT
27. Political group: Abbr. : ADA
28. Spanish lady: Abbr. : SRA
31. Region : AREA
33. Bachelor bait : SPINSTER
35. What 19 Across was : VARIETYHEADLINE
39. Rubber : OVERSHOE
40. Frank : OPEN
41. Soak : RET
42. Sardine locale : CAN
43. School org. : PTA
46. Time zone : EST
47. Sky sight : SUN
48. Comfort : EASE
50. Readers of 35 Across : VAUDEVILLIANS
56. Courtyard : PATIO
57. Hero worshipers : IDOLATERS
59. Integers : UNITS
60. Der ___ : ALTE
61. Love god : EROS
62. Name for an English queen : BESS
63. Tragic king : LEAR
64. Winning margin : NOSE
Down
1. Kind of tent : PUP
2. Sins : ERRS
3. Fat : SUET
4. Town near Rome : OSTIA
5. ___ take all : WINNER
6. Baseball play : ASSIST
7. Hamilton, for short : ALEX
8. Johnny : CASH
9. After-dinner sounds : BURPS
10. All: Prefix : OMNI
11. Mountain goat : IBEX
12. Draft initials : SSS
15. "The ___ last number will be . . . " : NEXTAND
17. Name for a fair : EXPO
20. Type of ink : INDIA
23. Taste : SAVOR
24. Have a yen for : CRAVE
25. Topper : BERET
27. Tailless monkey : APE
28. Stalk : STIPE
29. Coty and others : RENES
30. Familiar negative : ARENT
32. Hot ___ : AIR
33. Pronoun : SHE
34. Traffic sign : SLO
36. Portuguese coins : ESCUDOS
37. Title for Macbeth : THANE
38. Hither's partner : YON
43. Basque game : PELOTA
44. Higher : TALLER
45. Land area : ASIA
47. Satisfies : SUITS
49. Consumed : EATEN
50. Wind indicator : VANE
51. Panay natives : ATIS
52. Glass vessel : VIAL
53. Groundless : IDLE
54. Hot fiddler : NERO
55. Smash signs : SROS
56. Alehouse : PUB
58. Compass direction : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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

|