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New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1975

Author: Edrico Stern
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { B J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Edrico Stern has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
PS notes: Constructor's name was hard to read; this is the best guess.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,511
Across Down
1. Worries : STEWS
6. Singer Patti : PAGE
10. Potato : SPUD
14. Beast of burden : CAMEL
15. McCartney or Pry : PAUL
16. Lincoln or Roper : ELMO
17. Miss by ___ : AMILE
18. Spade et al. : SAMS
19. Recording material : TAPE
20. Campaign event : RALLY
21. Thing for sore eyes : SIGHT
23. Roman 52 : LII
24. Clarence Day character : FATHER
27. U. S. agency : FDA
30. Poetic word : EEN
31. Hodgepodge : OLIO
32. Smells : ODORS
34. Flu : GRIPPE
36. Gallico's Mrs. : ARRIS
37. Of a plant wall : SEPTAL
40. Musical direction : ATEMPO
41. Ship's deck : ORLOP
42. Titled Scottish family : WEMYSS
45. Cigar-lighter lighter : FLINT
46. Penna. port : ERIE
47. School subject: Abbr. : SCI
50. Pro ___ : TEM
51. Bits of gossip : ONDITS
53. Peter or frying : PAN
54. Gesture of indifference : SHRUG
56. Throws : HURLS
58. African lily : ALOE
60. Stop on a ___ : DIME
63. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
64. Bathroom surface : TILE
65. Obtains : GETS
66. Exhausted : SPENT
67. Walkway : MALL
68. Actual being : ESSE
69. Western park : ESTES
1. Mark : SCAR
2. Hot ___ : TAMALE
3. One of the Dionnes : EMILIE
4. Rubber boot : WELLINGTON
5. Weaver's device : SLEY
6. Letter addenda: Abbr. : PPS
7. Drivers' org. : AAA
8. Sneaker : GUMSHOE
9. Miss Dinsmore : ELSIE
10. Mr. Thomas : SETH
11. Thick-soled shoe : PLATFORM
12. Arbiter, for short : UMP
13. Deer : DOE
22. Hulled grain : GROATS
24. Kitchen wrap : FOIL
25. Mountain : ALP
26. Table leaving : TIP
28. Kind of coffee : DRIP
29. Co-worker: Abbr. : ASSO
33. Fancy footwear : DRESSPUMPS
35. Bird of prey : RAPTOR
37. ___-boiled eggs : SOFT
38. Gardner : ERLE
39. Rubber-soled British shoe : PLIMSOLL
40. Pro votes : AYES
42. Big-heeled shoes : WEDGIES
43. Silkworm : ERI
44. Cambridge campus : MIT
48. Auto customs pass : CARNET
49. Queued up : INLINE
52. Gentle poke : NUDGE
55. Shoe part : HEEL
56. Legwear : HOSE
57. Mat. days : SATS
58. Air pressure: Abbr. : ATM
59. ___ Fail (Irish stone) : LIA
61. Tetons or Rockies: Abbr. : MTS
62. Compass point : ESE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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