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

New York Times, Friday, September 24, 1976

Author:
Stanley A. Kurzban
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Stanley A. Kurzban has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
J
2
I
3
G
4
S
5
P
6
A
7
P
8
B
9
L
10
E
11
D
12
E
D
I
T
13
B
O
D
E
14
D
15
R
I
N
E
16
N
O
L
I
17
A
W
A
R
E
18
I
R
I
S
19
A
L
A
N
20
A
N
D
R
I
C
21
H
A
R
D
I
22
G
L
E
E
23
K
E
N
24
A
25
M
A
T
26
R
27
R
28
S
29
M
A
30
C
31
E
32
A
R
E
N
A
33
S
34
I
O
35
N
36
N
A
N
37
A
38
F
E
R
D
I
N
39
A
N
D
A
40
N
D
R
U
N
41
T
A
L
C
42
Y
E
S
43
P
O
E
T
R
Y
44
L
E
H
45
I
46
S
E
47
I
48
S
N
E
E
49
A
C
50
E
51
S
52
I
E
G
53
T
54
H
55
E
R
I
V
56
E
57
R
A
N
D
L
58
A
59
M
60
B
61
S
E
A
L
62
E
X
I
T
S
63
A
Q
U
A
64
A
R
T
E
65
R
A
D
I
O
66
N
U
T
S
67
R
O
S
S
68
M
E
N
69
D
I
E
S
© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,904
Across
1. Lively dances : JIGS
5. Soft food : PAP
8. Extorted from : BLED
12. Work on copy : EDIT
13. Portended : BODED
15. Russian hemp : RINE
16. ___ me tangere : NOLI
17. Knowledgeable : AWARE
18. Spring flower : IRIS
19. Kings : ALANANDRICHARDI
22. Musical club : GLEE
23. Understanding : KEN
24. She loves: Lat. : AMAT
26. Carriers: Abbr. : RRS
29. Symbol of office : MACE
32. Scenes of action : ARENAS
34. Charged atom : ION
36. Zola title : NANA
38. Bulls : FERDINANDANDRUN
41. Soft mineral : TALC
42. "___, I Can" : YES
43. Frost's field : POETRY
44. City of Utah : LEHI
46. Small whale : SEI
48. Snicker-___ : SNEE
49. Expert : ACE
51. Victory, in Germany : SIEG
53. Charleses : THERIVERANDLAMB
61. Fasten : SEAL
62. Ways out : EXITS
63. Word with pura or marine : AQUA
64. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
65. One of the media : RADIO
66. Almonds, e.g. : NUTS
67. Diana of song : ROSS
68. Certain people : MEN
69. Stamping machines : DIES
Down
1. Zeiss's city : JENA
2. Adored one : IDOL
3. River or monster : GILA
4. Rays : STINGANDCHARLES
5. Take a ___ (scram) : POWDER
6. Jewish month : ADAR
7. Persian fairy : PERI
8. Londons : BRIANANDENGLAND
9. N.Y. commuters line : LIRR
10. Miss Bagnold : ENID
11. Arnaz : DESI
13. Spoiler : BANE
14. Certain group of 52 : DECK
20. Russian range : ALTAI
21. Border : HEM
24. Of a region : AREAL
25. Oberon : MERLE
27. Wash lightly : RINSE
28. Earth : SOD
30. A la ___ : CARTE
31. Harden : ENURE
32. Nautical position : AFT
33. Curve of a ship's plank : SNY
35. Be off one's guard : NAP
37. At all : ANY
39. Roman bronze : AES
40. Snooped : NOSED
45. Here, in France : ICI
47. Dye substance : ISATIN
50. Always : EVER
52. ___ many words : INSO
53. Despot : TSAR
54. Star part : HERO
55. Uses up : EATS
56. Student's concern : EXAM
57. ___ out (endure) : RIDE
58. Here, in Spain : AQUI
59. Silent : MUTE
60. Fish : BASS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|