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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1975

Author: Sophie Fierman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sophie Fierman has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,533
Across Down
1. Food for a mill : GRIST
6. Traffic sign : SLOW
10. Part of a hat : BRIM
14. Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
15. Marco ___ : POLO
16. Mother of Castor : LEDA
17. Dine, in Germany : ESSEN
18. Maple genus : ACER
19. Sacred image : ICON
20. Cocky answer to a threat : YOUANDWHOELSE
23. Simple: Abbr. : ELEM
24. Letters : ENS
25. Native of Caucasia : OSSET
28. Blush : REDDEN
30. Overly : TOO
32. Cho-Cho-___ : SAN
33. Footstool : OTTOMAN
36. Dry run : TEST
37. Challenging words : COMEONOUTSIDE
40. Fingal's ___ : CAVE
41. Go over again : ITERATE
42. Pindar forte : ODE
43. Fuss : ADO
44. Does a double-take : REACTS
48. Menaces of Hitchcock film : BIRDS
50. Merry, in Paris : GAI
52. Okinawa city : NAHA
53. Impertinent retort : SOSYOUROLDMAN
57. Famed waterway : SUEZ
59. Spoken : ORAL
60. Fred's sister : ADELE
61. Kind of club : GLEE
62. Relinquished : GAVE
63. Auto parts, in London : TYRES
64. Water bird : TERN
65. Collections of sayings : ANAS
66. Sleeve wear for some : HEART
1. More hoary : GREYER
2. Do shoe repairing : RESOLE
3. Emerged : ISSUED
4. Boiler chamber : STEAMDOME
5. Neighbor of Miss. : TENN
6. Give rise to : SPAWN
7. Ness, etc. : LOCHS
8. Table item : OLEO
9. Weakened : WORE
10. Ecstasy : BLISS
11. Like a niche : RECESSED
12. Nuptial words : IDO
13. Irving Wallace's "The ___" : MAN
21. Toothlike : DENTOID
22. Card game : LOO
26. Lessen : EASE
27. Explosive : TNT
29. French season : ETE
30. Bull: Prefix : TAUR
31. Toronto's lake : ONTARIO
34. Aware of : ONTO
35. One of the Stooges : MOE
36. Method of spot staining : TIEANDDYE
37. Moslem judge : CADI
38. Foreman : OVERSEER
39. ___ Marie : STE
40. Male swan : COB
43. Fool : ASS
45. Tourist's neckwear : CAMERA
46. Old German coin : THALER
47. Most reasonable : SANEST
49. "The Dirty ___" : DOZEN
50. Jelly fruit : GUAVA
51. City on the Rhone : ARLES
54. Mystic exercise : YOGA
55. Medit. port : ORAN
56. Strip of wood : LATH
57. Noncom : SGT
58. Diminutive suffix : ULE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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