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New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 1976

Author: Harriet Gilson Rosenberg
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Harriet Gilson Rosenberg has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,863
Across Down
1. King or Edward : LEAR
5. Name for a field dog : SHEP
9. Knightly titles : SIRS
13. Miss Andrews : JULIE
14. Mountain lion : PUMA
15. "It's ___ one on me" : ANEW
16. Fire or burglar : ALARM
17. Beast of burden, in Bonn : ESEL
18. Kind of skirt : MINI
19. Unscientific procedure : RULEOFTHUMB
22. ___ god : TIN
23. Successful-show sign : SRO
24. Picnic : OUTING
26. Do mending : SEW
29. Refresher : SPOTOFTEA
33. Family member : NIECE
35. Man's name : ROLF
36. Impress upon : ETCH
39. Irish cry : ARRA
40. Explosive: Abbr. : TNA
41. Whitewall : TIRE
42. Actor Will : GEER
43. Kind of boat : SHOW
44. Blacksmith : SHOER
45. Masterpiece : WORKOFART
48. ___-Nazi : NEO
49. Tennis star of 1960's : STOLLE
51. Hawk parrot : HIA
53. Bother : AIL
54. Mood : STATEOFMIND
61. Praise wildly : RAVE
63. Gang : CREW
64. Raid : FORAY
65. Greek god : ARES
66. Roll-call answer : HERE
67. Gladden : ELATE
68. Fastener : HASP
69. Edible tubers : YAMS
70. Hawaiian goose : NENE
1. Pip : LULU
2. Israeli airline : ELAL
3. Buenos ___ : AIRES
4. Compunction : REMORSE
5. Small barracuda : SPET
6. Quiet! : HUSH
7. Flightless bird : EMEU
8. Dispose of by trickery : PALMOFF
9. Houston : SAM
10. Kind of fee : INITIATION
11. Kidney enzyme : RENIN
12. "___ low, sweet . . . " : SWING
13. Cookies' place : JAR
20. Dandy : FOP
21. Only : BUT
25. Molars : TEETH
26. Fisherman's bane : SNAG
27. Land of the shamrock : EIRE
28. Folklore creatures : WEREWOLVES
30. Prefix for dox or pedic : ORTHO
31. Like a ___ bricks : TONOF
32. River to the Oder : OLAWA
34. Joyous song : CAROL
37. American Indian : CREE
38. Kind of sandwich : HERO
43. Incomplete : SKETCHY
44. Add starch : STIFFEN
46. Literary initials : RLS
47. Greek letter : RHO
49. Miss Miles : SARAH
50. Headwear : TIARA
52. Soap plant : AMOLE
55. ___ code : AREA
56. Tenure : TERM
57. Farm animals : EWES
58. Oil country : IRAN
59. Archibald of basketball : NATE
60. Color : DYE
62. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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