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New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 1979

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,817
Across Down
1. African watercourse : WADI
5. Old-fashioned : DATED
10. Ancient Peruvian : INCA
14. Calla lily : ARUM
15. Put in high spirits : ELATE
16. Satellite : MOON
17. Twenty quires : REAM
18. Power : FORCE
19. Malay craft : PROA
20. Golden horse : PALOMINO
22. Supply a cue : PROMPT
24. Wind indicator : VANE
25. Fruit drinks : ADES
26. Blanketlike shawl : SERAPE
29. Red shades : CRIMSONS
33. Crustaceans : CRABS
34. Oregon bay or river : COOS
35. Dies ___ : IRAE
36. Integument : ARIL
37. Kind of fund : SLUSH
38. Nip : BITE
39. Solitary : LONE
40. Window section : PANE
41. Weather word : CLEAR
42. Felon who may get remuneration for a conflagration : ARSONIST
44. Conchologist's interest : SHELLS
45. Gazzara and Piazza : BENS
46. Honey beverage : MEAD
47. Southern Cal. athlete : TROJAN
50. First-aid device : COMPRESS
54. Harass persistently : RIDE
55. Avoid artfully : EVADE
57. "Red" explorer : ERIC
58. "Beowulf" is one : EPIC
59. Disentangle : RAVEL
60. Former coin of Pakistan : ANNA
61. Encamp : TENT
62. Stereotyped : STALE
63. Intersect : MEET
1. Contort : WARP
2. Space : AREA
3. Twofold : DUAL
4. Antithesis of "irresistible force" : IMMOVABLEOBJECT
5. Specify distinctly : DEFINE
6. Matchless : ALONE
7. Edible root : TARO
8. Common abbr. : ETC
9. Kind of apple pie : DEEPDISH
10. The "Man of La Mancha" had one : IMPOSSIBLEDREAM
11. Standard : NORM
12. Hen pen : COOP
13. Med. school subject : ANAT
21. Cartographers' products : MAPS
23. Radiation unit : REM
25. Got up : AROSE
26. Staircase, in Siena : SCALA
27. Tennis boo-boo : ERROR
28. A memorable Claude : RAINS
29. Enumerate : COUNT
30. Mirador : ORIEL
31. Da Gama discovery: 1497 : NATAL
32. Prognostication is their vocation : SEERS
34. Sort : CLASS
37. Tops : SPINNERS
41. Fellow : CHAP
43. Org. based in Washington, D.C. : NEA
44. Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
46. Prototype : MODEL
47. Allowance for waste : TRET
48. Mellow : RIPE
49. Father of Thor : ODIN
50. "All right!": Fr. : CAVA
51. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
52. Mathematical ratio : SINE
53. "Begone!" : SCAT
56. Large tub : VAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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