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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1975

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,522
Across Down
1. Itinerary, for short : SKED
5. Stravinsky : IGOR
9. Chicago nine : CUBS
13. Four-minute distance, for some : MILE
14. Chemical compound : AMINE
15. English artist : OPIE
16. City in Kansas : IOLA
17. Fits one inside another : NESTS
18. Money in Milan : LIRA
19. Sci-fi opus, with 38 Across and 12 Down : TWENTYTHOUSAND
22. Taxi for Holmes : HANSOM
23. Arab sultanate : OMAN
24. House of the white rose : YORK
27. Win over : ENDEAR
31. Quatrain rhyme scheme : ABBA
35. Ms. Barrett : RONA
37. Uptight : TENSE
38. See 19 Across : LEAGUESUNDERTHE
41. Singer Yarborough : GLENN
42. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
43. Hunt for : SEEK
44. Amble : STROLL
46. Corrodes : EATS
48. Noun suffix : SION
50. Highly excited : REDHOT
55. Pro ballplayers-to-be : LITTLELEAGUERS
59. Calif. city : LODI
60. Author Barzini : LUIGI
61. Baby-talk word : DADA
62. French preposition : AVEC
63. Senator Sam : ERVIN
64. "Be it ___ so humble . . . " : EVER
65. Pod members : PEAS
66. Fills the bill : DOES
67. Indian weights : SERS
1. He went to Washington : SMITH
2. U.S. Indian tribe : KIOWA
3. Actress Terry : ELLEN
4. Campus V.I.P.'s : DEANS
5. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
6. Dorothy or Lillian : GISH
7. Come ___ strong (overdo) : ONTOO
8. Summary : RESUME
9. Kitchen items : COLANDERS
10. ___ arms : UPIN
11. Shuttlecock : BIRD
12. See 19 Across : SEA
14. "Are there ___ at home like you?" : ANYMORE
20. Deal lightly with : TOY
21. A votre ___ : SANTE
25. Mrs. Kennedy : ROSE
26. Rockne : KNUTE
28. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
29. Wimbledon champ : ASHE
30. Smell unpleasant : REEK
31. Math branches: Abbr. : ALGS
32. Zone : BELT
33. Boxer Max : BAER
34. Religious doubters : AGNOSTICS
36. Theater org. : ANTA
39. Dim : UNLIT
40. Leave the Metroliner : DETRAIN
45. Lazed : LOLLED
47. Division: Abbr. : SEG
49. Prefix for surgery : NEURO
51. Ranch visitors : DUDES
52. Give the ___-ho (oust) : HEAVE
53. Part of B.P.O.E. : ORDER
54. Rulers : TSARS
55. Zero, to 29 Down : LOVE
56. Thought : IDEA
57. Not on tape : LIVE
58. Protection : EGIS
59. Seat for a baby : LAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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