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New York Times, Tuesday, July 5, 1977

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,188
Across Down
1. Great amount : REAMS
6. Rescue : SAVE
10. Arf or woof : BARK
14. Decorative : ORNAMENTAL
16. Relative of a yucca : ALOE
17. Never? Well, almost : ONCEINALIFETIME
19. C or F, e.g. : KEY
20. Souvenir : TOKEN
21. Mill product : STEEL
22. ___ majesty : LESE
23. Wind direction: Abbr. : SSE
24. Where a Venus was found : MELOS
27. Constellation : ASTERISM
32. Brainchild : IDEA
33. Pennsylvania city : EASTON
35. Haggard novel : SHE
36. A playground pair? : TWOFORTHESEESAW
39. Bolivian export : TIN
40. Prefaces : PROEMS
41. Term in knitting : PURL
42. Offerings on a Florida menu : SNAPPERS
44. Grazes on the lea : FEEDS
45. Curtain support : ROD
46. Qualified : ABLE
48. Elder statesmen : SAGES
51. "Saki" was his pen name : MUNRO
53. Cave dweller : BAT
56. Cheap production? : THREEPENNYOPERA
59. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
60. Retinue group : ATTENDANTS
61. C.S.A. troops : REBS
62. "___ Sorry Now?" : WHOS
63. Satiny : SLEEK
1. Swindle : ROOK
2. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
3. Suffix with buoy and exult : ANCY
4. Miss West : MAE
5. Strikes sharply : SMITES
6. Kind of dance : SNAKE
7. Salt tree : ATLE
8. Conceited : VAIN
9. Sprite : ELF
10. Bombard : BATTER
11. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
12. City once saved by geese : ROME
13. Boat-bottom timber : KEEL
15. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
18. Dead Sea monastic : ESSENE
22. What slugabeds do : LOAF
23. Facing a glacier : STOSS
24. Gloves for Bench : MITTS
25. Booth or Newman : EDWIN
26. Met soprano Mitchell : LEONA
27. Burnt residue : ASHES
28. Part of a goblet : STEM
29. Offspring : ISSUE
30. Piece of pottery : SHARD
31. Whimpers : MEWLS
33. Made a mistake : ERRED
34. Agent: Suffix : ATOR
37. Resist : OPPOSE
38. Fencing gear : EPEE
43. Dolls up : PREENS
44. Headline-makers in spring : FLOODS
46. Bancroft and Boleyn : ANNES
47. ___ Mawr : BRYN
48. Budge : STIR
49. "O, woe!" : AHME
50. Snatch : GRAB
51. Mode of procedure: Abbr. : METH
52. Golden-rule preposition : UNTO
53. Part of N.B. : BENE
54. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
55. Chore : TASK
57. Rover's offering : PAW
58. Crony : PAL

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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