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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 1979

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 369 (avg 2.03)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,823
Across Down
1. Sorrowful sound : SIGH
5. Lexicographer's stock in trade : WORDS
10. Mason follower : JAR
13. Arrivederci's relative : CIAO
14. Wintry white : HOARY
15. Trans-Pacific wrestling : SUMO
16. Cow in a nursery rhyme : HIGHJUMPER
18. Year in the reign of Charles the Simple : CMVI
19. "Alley ___" : OOP
20. After sigma : TAU
21. Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
22. This outranks an earldom : DUCHY
25. One-piece outfit : JUMPSUIT
27. Site of Akershus Castle : OSLO
28. Lancaster : BURT
29. Birds that sound deserving : ERNS
30. Ned Land's milieu, oddly enough : SEA
31. Be in no hurry to go : BIDE
32. Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
33. ___ jury (democratic process) : TRIALBY
35. Conrad hero : LORDJIM
38. Year in Louis XII's reign : MDII
39. Teapot adjunct : COZY
40. Actress Rehan : ADA
41. In ___ (on the carpet) : AJAM
42. Man's early residence : CAVE
43. Civil rights org. : ACLU
44. Double-Dutch requisite : JUMPROPE
46. Annoyed : IRKED
47. Some radios: Abbr. : FMS
48. Tarzan's friend : APE
49. Genetic acid : DNA
50. Kind of chest : HOPE
51. Fled venue, in a way : JUMPEDBAIL
56. Ben Turpin's crossed features : EYES
57. Mechanical reveille : ALARM
58. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
59. Orch. section : STR
60. Winner in 1876 : HAYES
61. Charge : COST
1. Acad., for one : SCH
2. Clock numeral : III
3. Wisecrack : GAG
4. Sounds from Kringle : HOHOHO
5. Larrup, Ali style : WHUP
6. ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
7. "Oh joy, oh ___ unforeseen": G. & S. : RAPTURE
8. What Abou Ben Adhem did : DREAMT
9. Waffles' covering : SYRUP
10. Toy with strings attached : JUMPINGJACK
11. Post–W.W. II group : AMVETS
12. Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
15. Used steel wool : SCOURED
17. Something to jump for : JOY
22. Dusty old verb? : DOST
23. Person of concern to Nader : USER
24. Sourdough's foe : CLAIMJUMPER
25. Liza's mother : JUDY
26. Crowd closely together : SERRY
28. Actress Andersson : BIBI
31. Zeppelin's relative : BLIMP
32. Marsh or bog : OOZE
34. Former First Family : ADAMSES
35. Songwriter's topic : LOVE
36. Between assignments : IDLE
37. Tennyson poem : MAUD
39. Southernmost county in N.J. : CAPEMAY
41. Indy 500 winner: 1977 : AJFOYT
42. Transitional musical passage : COPULA
43. 1, 2 vis-à-vis I, II : ARABIC
45. Hindu ruler : RAJAH
46. Hoosiers' home: Abbr. : IND
49. Reps. opponents : DEMS
50. Fellows : HES
52. Midi meadow : PRE
53. "Feliz ___ nuevo!" : ANO
54. "___ a long way . . . " : ITS
55. Sodom evacuee : LOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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