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, Wednesday, June 23, 1976

Author:
Esther Blum
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Esther Blum has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
O
3
A
4
F
5
B
6
A
7
S
8
A
9
L
10
S
11
O
12
A
13
P
14
A
L
D
A
15
A
M
E
B
A
16
U
L
N
A
17
G
L
A
R
18
C
O
R
E
D
19
L
I
O
N
20
A
M
A
21
J
O
R
I
T
Y
22
O
F
O
N
E
23
D
A
N
A
24
B
S
A
25
A
26
R
27
C
28
I
S
L
29
Q
U
A
30
A
31
S
32
A
33
S
A
H
34
U
35
S
U
G
G
36
E
S
T
S
37
T
W
O
F
38
O
39
R
40
T
H
E
S
E
E
S
A
W
41
R
E
C
O
V
E
R
Y
42
N
E
V
A
43
A
R
K
44
A
T
A
45
H
46
M
47
S
48
T
E
N
49
P
T
A
50
O
A
T
51
S
52
T
53
H
54
R
E
E
B
55
L
56
I
N
D
M
I
57
C
58
E
59
R
E
E
D
60
L
I
T
E
R
61
L
A
V
62
E
63
A
R
E
A
64
E
L
I
S
A
65
A
M
O
S
66
P
E
L
L
67
S
Y
S
T
S
68
S
P
E
T
© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,811
Across
1
Sugar or meat : LOAF
5
Fundamental : BASAL
10
Kind of opera : SOAP
14
Alan or Robert : ALDA
15
Protozoan : AMEBA
16
Arm bone : ULNA
17
Mire, in Scotland : GLAR
18
Dissected an apple : CORED
19
Celebrity : LION
20
Narrow victory : AMAJORITYOFONE
23
Author Richard : DANA
24
Daniel Beard's org. : BSA
25
Spotlight : ARC
28
Staten, for one: Abbr. : ISL
29
Sine ___ non : QUA
30
King of Judah : ASA
33
Egyptian spirit body : SAHU
35
Hints : SUGGESTS
37
Playground instructions : TWOFORTHESEESAW
41
Patient's goal : RECOVERY
42
Leningrad river : NEVA
43
Biblical craft : ARK
44
One ___ time : ATA
45
"___ Pinafore" : HMS
48
"___ Little Indians" : TEN
49
School org. : PTA
50
Horse fodder : OATS
52
Mrs. Farmer annoyances : THREEBLINDMICE
59
Yellow-fever pioneer : REED
60
Liquid measure : LITER
61
Wash : LAVE
63
Tract : AREA
64
Girl's name : ELISA
65
Partner of Andy : AMOS
66
Senator from R.I. : PELL
67
Penal and solar: Abbr. : SYSTS
68
Barracuda : SPET
Down
1
Hang back : LAG
2
Earthen pot : OLLA
3
Genesis name : ADAM
4
Electrical unit : FARAD
5
Sir Francis and family : BACONS
6
Without a sense of right : AMORAL
7
Indian of Sonora : SERI
8
Encourage : ABET
9
Beetles : LADYBUGS
10
Type of drug : SULFA
11
Potpourri : OLIO
12
Soon : ANON
13
Window or counter : PANE
21
___ alai : JAI
22
Indian or orange : OSAGE
25
"Ad ___ per aspera" : ASTRA
26
More crude : RAWER
27
Kind of full : CHOCK
29
Can. province : QUE
30
Item of property : ASSET
31
Forestall, with "off" : STAVE
32
African dam : ASWAN
34
Transport for Martians : UFO
35
Bashful : SHY
36
Poetic contraction : EEN
38
Egg-shaped : OVATE
39
Structures above altars : RETABLES
40
___-la-la : TRA
45
"___ Abe" : HONEST
46
Corded fabric : MADRAS
47
Violent rain: Abbr. : STM
49
Piano part : PEDAL
51
Marner : SILAS
52
Pitfall : TRAP
53
Present : HERE
54
Stagger : REEL
55
Easter or calla : LILY
56
Inflammation: Suffix : ITIS
57
Boot or Walter : CAMP
58
Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
62
N.Y. time : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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.

|