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, Saturday, July 18, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
1
A
2
B
3
J
4
U
5
R
6
E
7
D
8
T
9
H
10
R
11
E
12
A
13
D
14
C
R
U
S
A
D
E
15
H
E
A
T
S
U
16
P
17
C
A
N
O
N
I
C
18
R
A
N
C
H
E
R
19
E
V
E
20
I
C
E
21
B
E
R
G
22
A
D
A
23
P
U
B
24
S
25
T
I
R
E
D
26
G
N
A
T
27
T
R
U
E
28
R
29
T
I
M
30
M
A
T
T
E
31
S
A
G
G
E
32
D
33
M
E
34
M
O
R
I
E
S
35
M
A
D
36
E
37
N
O
R
M
38
B
39
A
40
S
E
M
E
N
41
T
42
D
E
E
43
P
44
A
45
S
46
E
V
A
N
S
47
J
U
48
L
49
S
N
E
L
L
50
C
A
R
T
51
C
O
R
A
52
L
53
T
O
D
O
54
K
I
D
55
S
H
I
F
T
E
56
D
57
N
E
G
58
E
L
I
59
S
I
O
N
60
E
V
A
61
D
I
N
G
62
T
E
N
A
B
L
E
63
S
E
C
R
E
T
E
64
D
E
N
S
E
R
65
T
R
E
S
S
E
D
© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,644
Across
1
Renounced : ABJURED
8
Yarn : THREAD
14
Attack zealously : CRUSADE
15
Prepares the tea water : HEATSUP
17
Clergyman : CANONIC
18
Cattleman : RANCHER
19
Massenet oratorio : EVE
20
Large growler : ICEBERG
22
Nabokov heroine : ADA
23
London taverns : PUBS
25
Tuckered out : TIRED
26
Midge or punkie : GNAT
27
Less fickle : TRUER
29
Youngest Cratchit : TIM
30
Dull finish : MATTE
31
Hung loosely : SAGGED
33
Recollections : MEMORIES
35
Manufactured : MADE
37
Standard : NORM
38
Penthouse antithesis : BASEMENT
42
"'Tis not so ___ a well . . . " : DEEPAS
46
Dame Edith : EVANS
47
Before Aug. : JUL
49
Jet fullback : SNELL
50
Tumbrel : CART
51
Gift for 35th anniversary : CORAL
53
Uproar : TODO
54
Paar's "I ___ You Not" : KID
55
Changed gears : SHIFTED
57
Opposite of pos. : NEG
58
Omission : ELISION
60
Equivocator's action : EVADING
62
Defensible : TENABLE
63
Conceal : SECRETE
64
More compact : DENSER
65
Braided : TRESSED
Down
1
Receives : ACCEPTS
2
Brilliant performance : BRAVURA
3
Summer insect : JUNEBUG
4
Group serving servicemen : USO
5
Rajah's spouse : RANI
6
Decree : EDICT
7
Fraud : DECEIT
8
Contents of a certain tub : THREEMEN
9
Auditioned : HEARD
10
Pealed : RANG
11
Catch-all term : ETC
12
Part of Ghana : ASHANTI
13
Time for payment : DUEDATE
16
Babbles : PRATES
21
Projecting edge : BRIM
24
Portion : SEGMENT
26
Clothier's item : GARMENT
28
Large quantity : REAMS
30
Folkways : MORES
32
Presidential monogram : DDE
34
British Teddy boy : MOD
36
One issuing a restraining order : ENJOINER
38
O'Toole role : BECKET
39
Put to use : AVAILED
40
Pilchard : SARDINE
41
Sod : TURF
43
Showy flowers : PEONIES
44
One way to cook pasta : ALDENTE
45
Walked heavily : SLOGGED
48
Newest news : LATEST
51
Aperture in a viol : CHOLE
52
Crowbar : LEVER
55
Relatives : SIBS
56
Fresh-water fish : DACE
59
___ Juan : SAN
61
A.M.A. members : DRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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.

|