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New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 1975

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,524
Across Down
1. Dismay : APPAL
6. Professional figurer : CPA
9. Stars' associates : BARS
13. Missionary Junipero ___ : SERRA
14. Munich mister : HERR
16. Racetrack : OVAL
17. Raised place : PROMINENCE
19. Jacob's son : LEVI
20. Dr. Rhine's study : ESP
21. Hinds : ROES
22. Turned sharply : VEERED
24. Orderly : NEAT
26. Sharply angular : SPIDERY
28. Green plum : GAGE
30. Short drapery : VALANCE
33. In the least : ATALL
35. Surrenders : CEDES
36. Fellow or Couple : ODD
38. Lens shape : CONCAVE
40. Thoreau's different one : DRUMMER
42. Paul Newman role : HUD
43. ___ and Joan : DARBY
45. Respond : REPLY
46. Poor knitter, often : RAVELER
48. Duck : TEAL
49. Auto graveyard, e.g. : EYESORE
51. Italian beach : LIDO
54. Typewriter part : PLATEN
57. Art works : OILS
59. Wrestlers' milieu : MAT
60. Wolf : LOBO
61. Counterpart : COMPLEMENT
64. Lecherous look : OGLE
65. Dueling weapon : EPEE
66. Kind of corporal : LANCE
67. Crabgrass, e.g. : WEED
68. Newspaper run: Abbr. : EDN
69. More modern : LATER
1. Ski resort : ASPEN
2. By itself : PERSE
3. P.R. flak : PROPAGANDA
4. Kind of chair : ARM
5. Den : LAIR
6. Nest sound : CHEEP
7. Musing : PENSIVE
8. Curve : ARC
9. Wife of Henry VIII : BOLEYN
10. State : AVER
11. Go into ecstasies : RAVE
12. Skidded : SLID
15. Night owl : REVELER
18. Winning margin : NOSE
23. Error's aftermath : ERASURE
25. After-bath item : TALC
27. Sugar ___ : DADDY
29. Flirtatious look : GLADEYE
31. Praise : COMPLIMENT
32. Noble, in Berlin : EDEL
33. German exclamation : ACH
34. Vacation choice : TOUR
35. Goddess of crops : CERES
37. High's partner : DRY
39. Atomic quality in chemistry : VALENCE
41. Samp, e.g. : MEAL
44. Swept : BROOMED
47. Turned down : VETOED
48. Expert bowman : TELL
50. Mellow : RIPEN
52. Hop, for one : DANCE
53. Playful mammal : OTTER
54. Farmer's need in spring : PLOW
55. Box of a sort : LOGE
56. Ready's partner : ABLE
58. Buy's partner : SELL
62. Unfold, poetically : OPE
63. Pasture sound : MAA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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