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

New York Times, Monday, June 20, 1977

Author:
Young
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Young has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
D
2
A
3
L
4
E
5
A
6
N
7
J
8
O
9
U
10
A
11
N
12
E
13
W
14
E
T
U
X
15
N
E
O
N
S
16
R
O
L
E
17
C
O
M
P
18
A
T
R
I
O
T
19
R
O
S
E
20
I
M
P
O
S
E
O
N
21
I
22
R
O
N
E
D
23
R
H
U
S
24
S
N
O
W
25
I
26
N
27
S
T
E
P
28
S
T
O
P
29
T
30
I
31
P
32
M
A
T
I
N
33
S
T
E
V
E
34
D
O
R
E
35
A
V
O
N
36
S
H
A
M
S
37
E
K
E
S
38
G
A
N
G
39
S
T
E
R
S
40
S
P
E
N
T
41
E
L
Y
42
T
R
E
K
43
P
H
E
N
E
S
44
P
O
E
T
45
L
O
O
N
46
D
47
I
48
S
O
W
N
49
P
A
R
A
D
50
R
51
O
52
P
53
O
V
E
N
54
G
55
O
N
D
O
L
I
E
R
I
56
N
O
T
E
57
T
R
E
E
S
58
N
E
L
L
59
E
R
A
S
60
H
O
U
S
E
61
G
L
E
E
© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,173
Across
1. Rural place : DALE
5. Region of France : ANJOU
10. One more time : ANEW
14. And wife: Lat. abbr. : ETUX
15. Night sights : NEONS
16. Lead or heavy : ROLE
17. Fellow countryman : COMPATRIOT
19. Herbert Hoover, e.g. : ROSE
20. Take advantage of : IMPOSEON
21. Did Tuesday's job : IRONED
23. Genus of shrubs : RHUS
24. Welcome sight at Stowe : SNOW
25. Part of a shoe : INSTEP
28. Sign at a crossing : STOP
29. Speaker O'Neill : TIP
32. Morning, in Paris : MATIN
33. Longshoreman : STEVEDORE
35. Home of a "Sweet Swan" : AVON
36. Fakes : SHAMS
37. Augments (with "out") : EKES
38. Racketeers : GANGSTERS
40. Exhausted : SPENT
41. English cathedral city : ELY
42. Safari : TREK
43. Benzenes : PHENES
44. Elegist or odist : POET
45. Feathered fisheater : LOON
46. Repudiate : DISOWN
49. Airborne descent : PARADROP
53. Into which went Gretel's witch : OVEN
54. Group on the rii of Venezia : GONDOLIERI
56. Observe : NOTE
57. Brings to bay : TREES
58. "Our ___," Gershwin musical : NELL
59. Geologists record five of these : ERAS
60. What a playwright counts : HOUSE
61. Happiness : GLEE
Down
1. Tenth part: Prefix : DECI
2. Physicist's topic : ATOM
3. Sugar cube : LUMP
4. Shipping abroad : EXPORTING
5. Put in a stake : ANTEUP
6. Peter and Wolfe : NEROS
7. Army recruiter's verb : JOIN
8. "Sail ___ Union . . . " : ONO
9. Actor Peter and family : USTINOVS
10. Weapon in "Deliverance" : ARROW
11. Eight bells : NOON
12. In addition : ELSE
13. Devil's paintbrush, for one : WEED
18. Pale : ASHEN
22. Product from sisal : ROPE
24. Parts of corncobs : STEMS
25. P.R. man's creation : IMAGE
26. Word in U.S.N.R. : NAVAL
27. Hardhearted : STONY
28. Bleak : STARK
29. Outward sign : TOKEN
30. Role for Debbie Reynolds : IRENE
31. Nuisances : PESTS
33. Scandal ___ : SHEET
34. Contingent upon : DEPENDING
36. Fortitude : STRENGTH
39. Put away : STOW
40. Marine hazard : SHOAL
43. Full of holes : POROSE
44. Dixie dishes : PONES
45. Packs or dips : LADES
46. Finished : DONE
47. Composer Novello : IVOR
48. ___ precedent : SETA
49. Parisian motorist's tire : PNEU
50. Bobbin : REEL
51. Heraldic border : ORLE
52. Nap : PILE
55. Sierra gold : ORO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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.

|