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New York Times, Saturday, August 23, 1975

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Anthony B. Canning has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,506
Across Down
1. "Oh, dear" : ALAS
5. "___ as butter" : ASFAT
10. Buck heroine : OLAN
14. Leaf projection : LOBE
15. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
16. Entertain : DINE
17. Biblical land : EDOM
18. Strong dislike : ABHORRENCE
20. John Q. Public, e.g. : CIVILIAN
22. Island of statues : EASTER
23. Organic compound : ENOL
24. Cut-rate sign : ASIS
25. Word with renewal : URBAN
27. Serbian measure : RIF
29. Dizzy's brother : DAFFY
33. ___-die : DOOR
34. Parisian lines : METROS
36. Scottish explorer : RAE
37. Call it ___ : ADAY
38. Wool-gather : SHEAR
39. Relatives : SIBS
40. Irish sea-god : LER
41. Part of A.E.C. : ATOMIC
42. Distant: Prefix : TELE
43. Miners' quests : LODES
45. English money initials : LSD
46. Southern breads : PONES
47. Imitated : APED
49. Voiceless : SURD
50. Stuffy one : FOSSIL
53. A ___ (choral style) : CAPPELLA
57. Fluent : ARTICULATE
59. "___ Sir or Madame" : DEAR
60. Gin base : SLOE
61. Energetic one : DEMON
62. Federal org. : USIA
63. Kind of drop or sheet : TEAR
64. Consequence : EVENT
65. Attention-getting sounds : PSTS
1. Templeton : ALEC
2. Town near Milan : LODI
3. Without trickery : ABOVEBOARD
4. Scholastic place : SEMINARY
5. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
6. Leeward island : SABA
7. Mountain wind : FOHN
8. Latin-study word : AMO
9. Runs out of steam : TIRES
10. Black Sea port : ODESSA
11. Ravelings : LINT
12. Noun suffix : ANCE
13. Poetic contraction : NEER
19. Speculators' moves : RAIDS
21. Chaney : LON
24. Reluctant : AFRAID
25. J.F.K. Cabinet member : UDALL
26. Wyoming show : RODEO
27. Occupy again : REHOLD
28. Paragraphs : ITEMS
30. Unlike Damon or Pythias : FRIENDLESS
31. George Ade piece : FABLE
32. Words of assent : YESES
34. Denver time : MST
35. Sea creature : ORC
39. Amassed : STOREDUP
41. Jelly : ASPIC
44. Less demanding : EASIER
46. Pet-store purchase : PUP
48. Shun : ELUDE
49. All in : SPENT
50. Expeditious : FAST
51. Heraldic border : ORLE
52. Greek meeting place : STOA
53. "The Rains ___" : CAME
54. Solar disk : ATON
55. French milk : LAIT
56. Macaws : ARAS
58. Bulgarian coin : LEV

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

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