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

New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 1956

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { B K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
G
2
R
3
O
4
V
5
E
6
R
7
J
8
A
9
V
10
E
11
R
12
T
13
P
R
I
V
A
T
E
14
D
E
L
I
V
E
R
15
R
A
V
E
L
E
D
16
R
E
S
T
I
V
E
17
A
V
E
R
S
18
C
19
H
A
P
20
A
D
E
N
21
T
E
R
S
E
22
R
A
P
S
23
E
N
D
24
E
L
S
E
25
F
O
R
E
26
T
27
I
N
G
E
28
V
29
E
R
S
E
30
D
A
N
C
E
D
31
C
32
L
E
V
E
S
33
H
E
R
T
E
R
34
C
L
A
R
E
T
35
C
A
R
T
E
36
H
A
V
E
N
37
H
O
M
E
38
G
39
R
40
A
41
M
42
A
R
E
43
F
O
S
S
44
C
R
A
V
E
45
S
I
N
46
D
47
U
N
I
T
48
L
A
T
E
R
49
E
N
D
O
50
R
S
E
51
E
52
M
O
T
I
N
G
53
R
E
E
D
I
E
R
54
R
E
V
E
N
U
E
55
S
T
R
O
D
E
56
S
L
E
D
G
E
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,394

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1. Pres. Cleveland. : GROVER
7. Jean Valjean's pursuer. : JAVERT
13. Army man. : PRIVATE
14. Liberate. : DELIVER
15. Frayed. : RAVELED
16. Balky. : RESTIVE
17. Proves: Law. : AVERS
18. Fellow. : CHAP
20. British colony. : ADEN
21. To the point. : TERSE
22. Whacks. : RAPS
23. Finish. : END
24. Differently. : ELSE
25. Toward the beginning. : FORE
26. Slight coloring. : TINGE
28. Part of a Biblical chapter. : VERSE
30. Stepped it. : DANCED
31. Anne of ___, wife of Henry VIII. : CLEVES
33. Bay State Governor. : HERTER
34. Purplish red. : CLARET
35. Bill of fare. : CARTE
36. Port. : HAVEN
37. Domestic. : HOME
38. Part of an ounce. : GRAM
42. Common verb. : ARE
43. South Dakota's Governor. : FOSS
44. Beg. : CRAVE
45. Province of Pakistan. : SIND
47. Standard quantity. : UNIT
48. Afterward. : LATER
49. Support. : ENDORSE
51. Overacting. : EMOTING
53. Having a thinner tone. : REEDIER
54. Income. : REVENUE
55. Walked. : STRODE
56. Large hammer. : SLEDGE
Down
1. Pebbles. : GRAVEL
2. Mississippi and Missouri. : RIVERS
3. Rigorous to an extreme. : OVERSEVERE
4. "___ Triste." : VALSE
5. Summer: Fr. : ETE
6. A friend in war or peace. : REDCROSS
7. Small, powerful autos. : JEEPS
8. Than: German. : ALS
9. Life: Latin. : VITA
10. Indication. : EVIDENCE
11. Vindicator. : REVENGER
12. Had a general direction. : TRENDED
13. Babble. : PRATE
14. Hanging. : DRAPE
19. Rodent. : HARE
25. Annoy. : FRET
26. Acrid. : TART
27. Unified. : INTEGRATED
29. Poetic time of day. : EVEN
30. "___ Mable." : DERE
31. Goodman's instrument. : CLARINET
32. Pale purple. : LAVENDER
33. Burrowing animals. : HAMSTERS
34. Small naval vessels. : CHASERS
35. "___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
37. Sharpener. : HONER
39. Class. : RATING
40. Way of approach. : AVENUE
41. Combine. : MERGE
43. Signal flare. : FUSEE
44. Dried flower bud. : CLOVE
46. One with passé ideas. : DODO
50. Get ___ of. : RID
52. Actor Ferrer. : MEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 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.

|