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New York Times, Tuesday, June 13, 1978

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,531
Across Down
1. Trudge : PLOD
5. Blanket : COVER
10. Coffee, in a beanery : JAVA
14. Villain of drama : IAGO
15. Japanese port : OTARU
16. Reputation : ODOR
17. Wilkie Collins novel : THEWOMANINWHITE
20. Gives, as service : RENDERS
21. Feeds the kitty : ANTES
22. Nancy or Sofia : CITY
23. Thrashes : TANS
25. Sharp, hard cheese : ROMANO
28. ___ up (delayed) : HUNG
29. Form a lap : SIT
32. Singer Burl : IVES
33. Of sound : TONAL
34. Be nosy : PRY
35. Song hit of 1930 : LITTLEWHITELIES
39. Compass point : ENE
40. "Farewell, amigo" : ADIOS
41. Part of A.D. : ANNO
42. ___ Plaines : DES
43. Old campaigners : VETS
44. Kind of blind : SCREEN
46. Repeats tiresomely : DINS
47. Frost : HOAR
48. Tales of derring-do : SAGAS
51. Clam or snail : MOLLUSK
54. A. Conan Doyle novel : THEWHITECOMPANY
58. Really great : AONE
59. Nautical man : BOSUN
60. Great Lakes port : ERIE
61. Tournament draws : BYES
62. Pile up : AMASS
63. Information : DATA
1. "The ___," Norris novel : PIT
2. A memorable Bert : LAHR
3. Curved molding : OGEE
4. Dejected : DOWNCAST
5. "___ the fair" : COMETO
6. Eared seal : OTARY
7. Movers' vehicles : VANS
8. Silkworm : ERI
9. Shutout spoiler : RUN
10. St. ___ University, in Jamaica : JOHNS
11. Mining passage : ADIT
12. Ballot : VOTE
13. Consort of Aphrodite : ARES
18. Pagan deity : ODIN
19. Obtain by trickery : WANGLE
23. African capital : TUNIS
24. Med. school course : ANAT
25. Irritated : RILED
26. Sheeplike : OVINE
27. Distributes : METES
28. Mirthful exclamations : HOHOS
29. Part of a book : SPINE
30. Actress Papas : IRENE
31. Cicely from N.Y.C. : TYSON
33. Reproaches : TWITS
36. Generous : LAVISH
37. "East of ___," by Steinbeck : EDEN
38. Lambasted : LARRUPED
44. Wise men on Capitol Hill : SOLONS
45. Windless : CALM
46. Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
47. ___-pocus : HOCUS
48. Sudden, painful sensation : STAB
49. Sea greeting : AHOY
50. Hereditary factor : GENE
51. Western hill : MESA
52. Poet Teasdale : SARA
53. Grow together : KNIT
55. Philippine fruit tree : IBA
56. Male animal : TOM
57. Indeed! : YEA

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

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