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

New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 1976

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jean J. Davison has 62 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 69-Down was originally "Superbowl scores: Abbr." but should have been "Super Bowl scores: Abbr."; it was left as it was
1
A
2
L
3
O
4
N
5
E
6
P
7
I
8
P
9
S
10
D
11
R
12
A
13
G
14
R
E
L
A
X
15
A
R
I
A
16
D
U
D
E
17
M
E
D
I
C
18
A
T
I
O
N
19
S
N
I
T
20
L
U
G
21
S
U
D
22
S
23
T
E
A
24
C
25
H
26
E
E
S
E
27
S
28
S
E
T
29
S
O
U
T
30
H
A
R
D
E
N
E
31
D
32
R
O
W
33
A
I
R
34
D
A
T
E
35
D
36
P
A
37
S
38
T
39
S
40
P
R
O
41
P
42
S
U
G
A
43
R
44
N
E
I
L
45
S
Y
R
I
46
A
47
P
A
V
E
48
D
49
E
G
O
50
E
N
51
D
52
S
I
D
E
53
S
T
E
P
54
B
55
L
56
A
S
T
E
57
D
58
D
O
C
T
O
R
S
59
L
I
P
60
S
E
R
61
F
62
E
L
A
63
A
M
P
64
S
65
P
O
L
66
E
S
A
P
67
A
68
R
69
T
70
H
I
L
O
71
E
V
E
R
72
I
L
I
A
D
73
S
T
E
W
74
N
E
X
T
75
M
E
L
T
S
© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,875
Across Down
1. "___ on a wide, wide sea" : ALONE
6. Domino spots : PIPS
10. Kind of race : DRAG
14. Let go : RELAX
15. Song for Sills : ARIA
16. Fancy cowboy : DUDE
17. Doctor's offering : MEDICATION
19. Fit of anger : SNIT
20. Carry : LUG
21. Head seen in a tavern : SUDS
23. English break : TEA
24. Stilton and Brie : CHEESES
28. Begins a journey : SETSOUT
30. Like some criminals : HARDENED
32. Ruckus : ROW
33. Aura : AIR
34. Out of fashion : DATED
36. Backgrounds : PASTS
40. Support : PROP
42. Ingredient of a girl : SUGAR
44. Armstrong : NEIL
45. Israel's neighbor : SYRIA
47. " . . . ___ with good intentions" : PAVED
49. Personality : EGO
50. Put a stop to : END
52. Evade : SIDESTEP
54. Criticized severely : BLASTED
58. Zhivago and Jekyll : DOCTORS
59. Backtalk : LIP
60. Feudal subject : SERF
62. High note : ELA
63. Elec. units : AMPS
65. Like the Arctic and Antarctic : POLESAPART
70. Hawaiian city : HILO
71. By any chance : EVER
72. Homer work : ILIAD
73. Fume : STEW
74. Waiting-room word : NEXT
75. Softens : MELTS
1. Branch : ARM
2. Remick : LEE
3. Glory or hat : OLD
4. Did carpentry work : NAILED
5. "May I be ___?" : EXCUSED
6. Brown or O'Brien : PAT
7. Eye part : IRIS
8. Reverent : PIOUS
9. Wood-smoothing apparatus : SANDER
10. Dentist's degree : DDS
11. Tend toward : RUNTO
12. Goodbye : ADIEU
13. Reach : GETAT
18. Rocket stages : AGENAS
22. Bus ___ : STOP
24. Cowboy gear : CHAPS
25. Like a lion's neck : HAIRY
26. Bobble : ERROR
27. Arrangement : SETUP
29. Song or Lake : SWAN
31. Painter of dancers : DEGAS
35. Merrick : DAVID
37. Look after : SEETO
38. Follower of three cheers : TIGER
39. Hog food : SLOPS
41. Bakery items : PIES
43. Performs again : REDOES
46. Picnic intruders : ANTS
48. Utter pompously : DECLAIM
51. Make darker : DEEPEN
53. Bread or rice, e.g. : STAPLE
54. Have the ___ (feel dull) : BLAHS
55. Restrict : LIMIT
56. Strudel base : APPLE
57. Compelled : DROVE
61. Show one's muscles : FLEX
64. Plant : SOW
66. Urge on, in Scotland : ERT
67. Trouble : AIL
68. Stool pigeon : RAT
69. Superbowl scores: Abbr. : TDS

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|