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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1974

Author:
Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Reginald L. Johnson has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
A
3
A
4
R
5
B
6
U
7
R
8
L
9
Y
10
A
11
R
12
A
13
M
14
A
C
L
E
15
A
P
A
C
E
16
C
O
L
A
17
T
H
E
C
18
O
N
S
T
I
T
19
U
T
I
O
N
20
S
E
C
L
U
D
E
S
21
R
I
L
E
Y
22
I
S
I
T
23
I
24
R
A
N
25
S
26
O
27
N
N
E
T
28
S
T
I
N
G
29
I
30
E
31
R
32
E
P
E
E
33
D
I
E
C
I
34
N
R
A
35
T
H
E
S
36
U
37
P
R
E
M
E
C
38
O
U
R
T
39
A
I
D
40
P
L
A
N
S
41
F
R
O
E
42
E
R
Y
43
T
H
E
M
A
44
W
45
A
F
E
R
S
46
R
E
D
S
47
R
A
T
I
48
A
49
P
50
R
I
L
51
D
E
T
A
C
52
H
53
E
54
S
55
F
R
E
E
D
56
O
57
M
O
F
S
P
E
E
C
H
58
R
O
A
R
59
C
A
M
E
O
60
R
A
C
E
61
O
D
D
S
62
S
W
O
R
N
63
S
L
E
D
© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,053
Across
1
German region : SAAR
5
Husky : BURLY
10
Biblical land : ARAM
14
Asian tree : ACLE
15
Swiftly : APACE
16
Beverage ingredient : COLA
17
Protective document : THECONSTITUTION
20
Isolates : SECLUDES
21
Creator of Orphant Annie : RILEY
22
"Oh it is, ___?" : ISIT
23
Neighbor of U.S.S.R. : IRAN
25
Verse form : SONNET
28
More tightfisted : STINGIER
32
Blade : EPEE
33
Ten, in Rome : DIECI
34
Blue Eagle org. : NRA
35
Respected institution : THESUPREMECOURT
39
First ___ : AID
40
Intentions : PLANS
41
Cleaving tool : FROE
42
Skin inflammation : ERYTHEMA
44
Crispy cakes : WAFERS
46
Ball club : REDS
47
Hindu weight : RATI
48
Shower time : APRIL
51
Separates : DETACHES
55
Cherished right : FREEDOMOFSPEECH
58
Serengeti sound : ROAR
59
Opposite of intaglio : CAMEO
60
Contest : RACE
61
Chances : ODDS
62
Kind of testimony : SWORN
63
Vehicle : SLED
Down
1
Certain days: Abbr. : SATS
2
Head woe : ACHE
3
Smart ___ : ALEC
4
Rests : RECLINES
5
Outlaw : BANDIT
6
Capsize : UPSET
7
Exclamation of disgust : RATS
8
W. W. II vessel : LCI
9
Nevertheless : YET
10
Behaving : ACTING
11
Ruffle : ROIL
12
Lily : ALOE
13
Large number : MANY
18
English river : OUSE
19
Celestial : URANIC
23
Details : ITEMS
24
Kind of paper : RICE
25
Bristles : SETAE
26
Biblical region rich in gold : OPHIR
27
Poor : NEEDY
28
City in Italy : SIENA
29
Harden : INURE
30
Box-score entry : ERROR
31
Values : RATES
33
Weights : DRAMS
36
Maintained : UPHELD
37
Begged : PLED
38
Policemen : OFFICERS
43
Roles of judges : TRIERS
44
Holmes's biographer : WATSON
45
Nipa palm : ATAP
47
Assign : REFER
48
Hair style : AFRO
49
Nudge : PROD
50
Interpret : READ
51
Major-___ : DOMO
52
Cure : HEAL
53
___ homo : ECCE
54
Discard : SHED
56
Shavetail academy: Abbr. : OCS
57
Gullet : MAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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.

|