It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 1956

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
H
3
A
4
H
5
B
6
A
7
S
8
I
9
S
10
S
11
O
12
D
13
A
14
E
U
R
O
15
A
L
O
N
E
16
T
R
I
M
17
A
S
T
R
18
O
N
A
U
T
I
19
C
A
L
L
Y
20
S
H
E
R
M
A
N
21
E
N
A
M
E
L
22
O
I
L
23
C
R
E
T
E
24
A
25
L
26
E
R
T
27
B
U
N
28
E
N
29
D
30
E
31
D
32
G
A
L
S
33
S
I
R
34
U
R
S
I
N
E
35
O
B
I
36
B
A
N
T
37
E
R
S
38
E
S
E
39
R
A
D
40
I
A
L
41
A
L
E
42
S
T
U
D
43
A
N
E
N
T
44
M
I
L
45
A
P
S
E
S
46
S
T
47
A
I
N
48
I
N
E
49
E
50
A
T
E
R
S
51
T
R
A
C
52
H
53
E
54
A
55
A
D
M
I
N
I
S
56
T
R
A
T
I
O
N
S
57
I
D
O
L
58
S
A
V
E
D
59
A
M
O
K
60
M
A
R
L
61
E
L
A
T
E
62
L
E
S
S
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,396
Across
1
Ruler. : SHAH
5
Foundation. : BASIS
10
Bicarb. : SODA
14
Combining form for a continent. : EURO
15
" ___ on a wide wide sea!" : ALONE
16
Prune. : TRIM
17
According to a means of proposed propulsion. : ASTRONAUTICALLY
20
Adams of the White House. : SHERMAN
21
Lustrous exterior. : ENAMEL
22
Iran's trump card. : OIL
23
Home of early civilization. : CRETE
24
C. D. signal. : ALERT
27
Hair-do. : BUN
28
"Our revels now are ___." : ENDED
32
"Dolls." : GALS
33
___ Winston. : SIR
34
Resembling a certain animal. : URSINE
35
Sash. : OBI
36
Teases without malice. : BANTERS
38
Direction. : ESE
39
Having spokes. : RADIAL
41
Beverage. : ALE
42
Scatter at intervals. : STUD
43
Re. : ANENT
44
National Guard: Abbr. : MIL
45
Recesses in church structures. : APSES
46
Sully. : STAIN
48
Feminine name ending. : INE
49
Beef ___. : EATERS
51
Windpipe. : TRACHEA
55
Government executives and their policies. : ADMINISTRATIONS
57
That which claims devotion. : IDOL
58
"___ by the bell." : SAVED
59
Haywire. : AMOK
60
Crumbly soil. : MARL
61
Raise the spirits. : ELATE
62
Without: Suffix. : LESS
Down
1
"I must go down to the ___ again . . . " : SEAS
2
Lullaby word. : HUSH
3
"Vissi d'___," Tosca aria. : ARTE
4
Exclamation of dismay. : HORRORS
5
Hackneyed. : BANAL
6
Actor Bunce. : ALAN
7
Small coin. : SOU
8
Young M. D. : INTERN
9
River of the Left Bank. : SEINE
10
Botanical parts. : STAMENS
11
Heraldic band. : ORLE
12
Famous British Field Marshal. : DILL
13
Marmee's youngest. : AMY
18
Neglect. : OMIT
19
Feeds a crowd. : CATERS
23
Last word of a play script. : CURTAIN
24
Place of assembly. : AGORA
25
Rachel's father. : LABAN
26
Slur over. : ELIDE
27
Trash receptacle. : BIN
29
Cookbook addenda. : DIETS
30
Result. : ENSUE
31
"Little ___ of kindness . . . " : DEEDS
33
___ volatile. : SAL
34
Noun suffix of action. : URE
36
Grow fat. : BATTEN
37
Old measure. : ELL
40
Put in a drop at a time. : INSTILL
42
Distinctive. : SPECIAL
44
Prayer book. : MISSAL
45
A medical textbook: Abbr. : ANAT
47
Originate. : ARISE
48
Turkish decree. : IRADE
49
Icelandic literary work. : EDDA
50
Cupid, in art. : AMOR
51
Former trade allowance. : TRET
52
To the heart of the matter. : HOME
53
Biblical name. : ENOS
54
Invites. : ASKS
55
Try (to do something). : AIM
56
Power agency. : TVA

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

|