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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1975

Author:
Elaine D. Schorr
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
E
3
M
4
O
5
A
6
N
7
E
8
D
9
A
10
B
11
A
12
T
13
E
14
D
15
O
V
E
R
D
O
N
E
16
M
A
R
I
N
E
17
L
E
N
D
A
W
I
L
18
L
I
N
G
E
A
R
19
T
R
A
S
H
20
S
T
A
N
S
21
S
M
A
22
E
S
C
23
B
L
A
N
D
24
S
C
O
T
25
D
O
E
26
G
E
E
S
E
27
S
W
O
R
E
28
B
A
N
D
29
S
30
A
T
I
R
E
31
S
32
L
A
T
E
33
R
O
P
E
D
34
C
A
B
O
T
35
S
36
R
I
L
E
37
T
O
Y
E
R
38
A
39
B
E
L
E
40
C
41
O
42
S
43
H
O
W
S
44
B
R
A
S
S
45
A
F
T
46
A
T
A
47
P
A
I
N
T
48
B
49
R
U
N
O
50
L
I
S
51
T
E
N
S
T
O
52
R
E
A
S
O
N
53
I
N
T
E
R
N
54
E
R
A
D
I
A
T
E
55
A
G
E
N
T
S
56
R
E
P
E
L
L
E
D
© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,478
Across
1
Lamented : BEMOANED
9
Diminished : ABATED
15
Excessively embellished : OVERDONE
16
Seascape : MARINE
17
Heed readily : LENDAWILLINGEAR
19
Potboiler's output : TRASH
20
Musial et al. : STANS
21
Wee, in Glasgow : SMA
22
Spanish coin: Abbr. : ESC
23
Wishy-washy : BLAND
24
Robert I was one : SCOT
25
Deer : DOE
26
Brants : GEESE
27
___ off (relinquished) : SWORE
28
Sousa's group : BAND
29
Voltaire's style : SATIRE
31
Writing implement of yore : SLATE
33
Caught in a way : ROPED
34
John and Sebastian : CABOTS
36
Anger : RILE
37
One who trifles : TOYER
38
White poplar : ABELE
40
Romaine : COS
43
"___ about it!" : HOWS
44
Crust : BRASS
45
Nautical position : AFT
46
Mindanao native : ATA
47
___ the lily : PAINT
48
Conductor Walter : BRUNO
50
Views with indulgence : LISTENSTOREASON
53
Hospital worker : INTERN
54
Shine brightly : ERADIATE
55
Ten-percenters : AGENTS
56
Warded off : REPELLED
Down
1
Quit, as one's party : BOLTED
2
"Thanks ___ much" : EVERSO
3
Imperil : MENACE
4
Public laws: Abbr. : ORDS
5
Esau's wife : ADAH
6
"___ I lay me . . . " : NOW
7
Isolated : ENISLED
8
River deposits : DELTAS
9
Have ___ to (intend) : AMIND
10
Forbids : BANS
11
Neighbor of Chile: Abbr. : ARG
12
Deuce, e.g. : TIESCORE
13
Charmed : ENAMORED
14
Lower the capability of : DERATE
18
Alley features : LANES
23
Stephen or William : BENET
24
Pilfer : SWIPE
26
Swamp denizen, for short : GATOR
27
Wrap : STOLE
28
Unsophisticated ones : BABES
30
Seed coverings : ARILS
31
Stepping on it : SCOOTING
32
Depredate : LAYWASTE
35
Loose garments : SARIS
36
Do a touch-up job : RESTORE
37
Poetic muse : THALIA
39
Give-and-take : BANTER
40
Involving a motive : CAUSAL
41
Meriting attention : OFNOTE
42
Pie-eyed : STONED
44
Marriage notices : BANNS
47
Saucy : PERT
48
Adam ___ : BEDE
49
Track unit : RAIL
51
___ o'clock scholar : TEN
52
Least bit : RAP

Answer summary: 2 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.

|