It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Friday, July 6, 1973

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
M
2
E
3
N
4
U
5
I
6
B
7
E
8
A
9
M
10
B
11
E
12
N
13
T
14
E
B
A
N
15
N
E
G
R
O
16
A
R
E
A
17
S
O
V
I
18
E
T
S
O
C
I
19
A
L
I
S
T
20
A
N
Y
21
D
I
T
S
22
G
E
N
T
S
23
G
E
M
S
24
F
25
I
N
E
26
A
27
R
28
L
E
N
E
29
A
L
M
A
N
30
A
31
C
32
S
33
L
E
E
S
34
S
W
E
A
T
35
R
O
W
36
S
T
A
T
37
E
38
S
O
F
A
M
E
39
R
I
C
A
40
A
R
R
41
S
O
R
U
S
42
A
T
O
I
43
B
O
N
44
S
P
I
E
L
45
P
46
A
T
H
A
N
47
W
I
T
S
48
A
R
T
S
49
O
50
S
51
T
I
A
52
P
L
O
T
53
B
54
A
55
S
56
P
E
O
P
L
57
E
58
S
R
E
P
U
59
B
L
I
C
60
E
R
S
E
61
L
I
A
N
E
62
A
I
D
A
63
N
E
S
S
64
F
R
Y
E
R
65
A
P
E
R
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,728
Across
1. Carte : MENU
5. Shaped girder : IBEAM
10. Inclination : BENT
14. Israeli statesman : EBAN
15. Black, in Madrid : NEGRO
16. Spatial extent : AREA
17. Part of U.S.S.R. : SOVIETSOCIALIST
20. "___ port in a storm" : ANY
21. Dahs' companions : DITS
22. Fellows : GENTS
23. Opera-box wear : GEMS
24. ___ and dandy : FINE
26. Francis or Dahl : ARLENE
29. Information banks of a sort : ALMANACS
33. Golfer Elder et al. : LEES
34. Churchill offering : SWEAT
35. Compete at Henley : ROW
36. Part of U.S.A. : STATESOFAMERICA
40. Timetable abbr. : ARR
41. Cluster on a fern : SORUS
42. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
43. Curling match : BONSPIEL
45. Afghan native : PATHAN
47. Clever ones : WITS
48. ___ and crafts : ARTS
49. Old port of Rome : OSTIA
52. Conspiracy : PLOT
53. College degrees : BAS
56. ___ of China : PEOPLESREPUBLIC
60. Gaelic : ERSE
61. Tropical vine : LIANE
62. Radamès's friend : AIDA
63. Headland : NESS
64. Young chicken : FRYER
65. Unoriginal one : APER
Down
1. Western sight : MESA
2. Very dark : EBON
3. Service branch : NAVY
4. Kind of cycle or form : UNI
5. Eventually : INTIME
6. Defeats : BESTS
7. Ids' companions : EGOS
8. Math line : ARC
9. French pronoun : MOI
10. Whalebone : BALEEN
11. Mavourneen's place : ERIN
12. Base of a Chinese soup : NEST
13. Makes lace : TATS
18. Biblical spot : EDEN
19. Male kinsman : AGNATE
23. Exploit : GEST
24. Insects : FLEAS
25. Moslem priest : IMAM
26. Famous racehorse : ALSAB
27. Kind of rocket : RETRO
28. Ascertain : LEARN
29. Dreadful : AWFUL
30. Addition, etc.: Abbr. : ARITH
31. Drink : COCOA
32. Lover : SWAIN
34. Painful places : SORES
37. Observation : ESPIAL
38. "Honi ___ qui . . . " : SOIT
39. Hamelin invaders : RATS
44. Filches : SWIPES
45. Kind of noun : PROPER
46. Aleutian island : ATTU
48. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
49. Store-door sign : OPEN
50. Dry period : SERE
51. Pitch and ___ : TOSS
52. Beseech : PRAY
53. Radar image : BLIP
54. ___-de-camp : AIDE
55. Souvenir of battle : SCAR
57. Pixy : ELF
58. Term of address : SIR
59. Farm sound : BAA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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.

|