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New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,425
Across Down
1. Variety's Green : ABEL
5. " . . . and ___ golden sorrow" : WEARA
10. Condensations : DEWS
14. Wax: Sp. : CERA
15. Monsters : OGRES
16. New Haven people : ELIS
17. Wheeze for rash people : HASTEMAKESWASTE
20. Put in the ledger : ENTERED
21. Girls' names : LEILAS
22. Japanese coin : RIN
23. "___ to the church on time" : GETME
24. Spanish port : PALOS
27. Little shaver : LAD
28. London tots' transit : PRAMS
32. Ladd : ALAN
33. Wire measure : MIL
34. Baseball name in L.A. : ALSTON
35. Hatcheck item : TIP
36. Surfeit : SATIATE
38. Mauna ___ : LOA
39. Having sword-shaped leaves : ENSATE
41. Nova Scotia's Grand ___ : PRE
42. Listen! : HARK
43. Like some marshes : REEDY
44. London specialty : FOG
45. Western chaser : POSSE
46. Wide awake : ALERT
48. Irish group: Abbr. : AOH
49. Equipment for Steichen : CAMERA
51. Winner's follower : ALSORAN
55. Pixilated : MADASAMARCHHARE
57. Level : EVEN
58. Group of three: It. : TERNA
59. Dollar bills : ONES
60. Bivouac gear : TENT
61. Greek theater : ODEON
62. Suffix for photo or rheo : STAT
1. Head woe : ACHE
2. Vegetable : BEAN
3. Formerly, in olden days : ERST
4. After a while : LATERON
5. Mrs. and Ms. : WOMEN
6. Old oath : EGAD
7. Ararat visitor : ARK
8. Walked unsteadily : REELED
9. Ledger entry : ASSET
10. Casino workers : DEALERS
11. Miss Lanchester : ELSA
12. Clever ones : WITS
13. Nautical reading : SSE
18. Goddess of discord : ERIS
19. Nun's headwear : WIMPLE
23. Pine turpentine : GALIPOT
24. Writer Walter : PATER
25. Straighten : ALINE
26. Backslide : LAPSE
27. Reading course, for short : LIT
29. Reference book : ATLAS
30. Wastelands : MOORS
31. Kind of oil or pit : SNAKE
33. West : MAE
34. Used up : ATE
36. Fashions : STYLES
37. S.A. country: Abbr. : ARG
40. Unyielding : ADAMANT
42. Christmas sounds : HOHOHOS
44. Incriminated falsely : FRAMED
45. Tony : POSH
47. Muse : ERATO
48. Northern highway : ALCAN
49. Mammoth, for one : CAVE
50. Arabian area : ADEN
51. Italian river : ARNO
52. Carry on : RANT
53. Space : AREA
54. ___-ce pas? : NEST
55. N.Y. opera : MET
56. Common verb : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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