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New York Times, Tuesday, September 21, 1976

Author: Marie West
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,901
Across Down
1. Constellation : LIBRA
6. Show approval : CLAP
10. Spar : MAST
14. Bermuda, for one : ONION
15. Frost : HOAR
16. Peruvian : INCA
17. Lewis Mumford book : FROMTHEGROUNDUP
20. Honduran port : TELA
21. Gold, in Granada : ORO
22. Originate : CREATE
23. Abbr. on a label : NTWT
25. Successor : HEIR
26. Card from a vacationer : POSTAL
29. Hint : CUE
30. Pintail duck : SMEE
34. Caper : ANTIC
35. Pals, out West : PARDS
37. Gershwin : IRA
38. Mumford book : STICKSANDSTONES
41. Container : CAN
42. Apply DDT : SPRAY
43. Spice, to Pierre : EPICE
44. Chooses : OPTS
46. Abner : LIL
47. Welcomes : GREETS
48. Musical work : OPUS
50. City on the Rhine : BONN
51. Rude one : STARER
54. Theater sign : SRO
55. Move suddenly : DART
59. Mumford book, with "The" : PENTAGONOFPOWER
62. Part of a play : ACTI
63. Composer Satie : ERIK
64. Sicilian wine : CORVO
65. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
66. Entry on a coin : DATE
67. Meeting : TRYST
1. Golf stroke : LOFT
2. Concerning : INRE
3. School subj. : BIOL
4. Fanciful : ROMANTIC
5. Opposite of syn. : ANT
6. Fine-grained rock : CHERT
7. Trademark : LOGO
8. River to the Rhine : AAR
9. Amount cleared in a deal : PROCEEDS
10. U.M.W. members : MINERS
11. Time ___ half : ANDA
12. Rabbit's tail : SCUT
13. Ticker ___ : TAPE
18. Loud laugh : HOWL
19. Swiss canton : URI
24. Brass and hard : TACKS
25. ___-gurdy : HURDY
26. City near Walla Walla : PASCO
27. Ready for action : ONTAP
28. Limit : STINT
29. Erie or Panama : CANAL
31. Conical bullet : MINIE
32. Set up : ERECT
33. Lets up : EASES
35. City with well-known banks : PARIS
36. Relentless : STERN
39. Spent lavishly : SPLURGED
40. Unrestricted access : OPENDOOR
45. Sally : SORTIE
47. Make a boo-boo : GOOF
49. Vegetable : PEA
50. Sans funds : BROKE
51. Quarrel : SPAT
52. Kind of inst. : TECH
53. Word with bellum : ANTE
54. In a ___ (angry) : SNIT
56. Twisted : AWRY
57. Accelerates : REVS
58. Jog : TROT
60. A feast ___ famine : ORA
61. Agt.'s cut : PCT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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