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, Friday, January 26, 1962

Author:
Jay Sheldon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jay Sheldon has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
L
3
I
4
F
5
F
6
S
7
C
8
O
9
T
10
E
11
R
12
P
R
O
V
E
R
13
B
14
T
H
O
R
E
A
U
15
R
E
V
E
R
I
E
16
R
O
B
B
E
R
S
17
I
N
A
18
N
E
C
19
T
A
R
S
20
T
N
T
21
M
A
B
22
S
23
S
A
I
N
T
24
P
E
E
L
25
A
T
L
A
26
W
27
U
N
S
28
P
E
R
S
E
29
E
E
R
I
30
E
S
T
31
W
U
R
S
T
32
A
R
N
E
33
W
I
N
G
34
R
35
A
C
E
S
36
C
A
N
T
O
37
R
38
S
39
C
A
R
E
D
40
P
U
T
41
S
L
O
P
42
E
43
O
D
I
N
44
H
A
R
T
45
S
46
A
M
I
R
47
R
I
A
48
T
U
R
T
L
E
49
S
50
A
N
I
51
T
A
D
52
P
O
L
E
53
E
T
A
54
M
I
N
E
55
E
N
N
O
B
L
E
56
S
A
B
I
N
E
S
57
S
T
E
R
E
O
58
E
A
G
E
R
© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,578

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
Precipice. : CLIFF
6
Sea duck. : SCOTER
12
Pithy truth. : PROVERB
14
Famous naturalist. : THOREAU
15
Fanciful thought. : REVERIE
16
Cops and ___. : ROBBERS
17
Girl's name. : INA
18
Delicious beverages. : NECTARS
20
Explosive. : TNT
21
Namesakes of a certain queen. : MABS
23
Godly person. : SAINT
24
Rind. : PEEL
25
Attorney ___. : ATLAW
27
Us: Ger. : UNS
28
By itself: Lat. : PERSE
29
Strangest. : EERIEST
31
Sausage: Ger. : WURST
32
"Rule Britannia" composer. : ARNE
33
___ chair. : WING
34
Longchamp events. : RACES
36
Church singers. : CANTORS
39
Felt concern. : CARED
40
Place. : PUT
41
Oblique course. : SLOPE
43
Frigg's husband. : ODIN
44
Stags. : HARTS
46
Oriental title. : AMIR
47
Estuary: Sp. : RIA
48
Long-lived reptiles. : TURTLES
50
Cuckoo. : ANI
51
Frog-to-be. : TADPOLE
53
Cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
55
Uplift. : ENNOBLE
56
Ancient people of central Italy. : SABINES
57
Prefix used with "phonic." : STEREO
58
Ardent. : EAGER
Down
1
Having a scalloped edge, as leaves. : CRENATE
2
Endearing. : LOVABLE
3
Common suffix. : IVE
4
Bracken. : FERN
5
French ___. : FRIES
6
Condensed. : SHORT
7
Small horses. : COBS
8
Sphere. : ORB
9
Seesaws. : TEETERS
10
Not jesting. : EARNEST
11
Steal (cattle, etc.). : RUSTLE
12
___ facie. : PRIMA
13
Familiar song by Guy D'Hardelot. : BECAUSE
14
Over: Prefix. : TRANS
19
Color. : TINT
22
Crusader's opponent. : SARACEN
24
Latticework structure. : PERGOLA
26
Fastened in a certain way. : WIRED
28
Football plays. : PUNTS
30
Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
31
Acquire. : WIN
33
Rooster's throat appendages. : WATTLES
34
Lambent. : RADIANT
35
Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
36
Short. : CURT
37
Lettuce. : ROMAINE
38
Shiny fish lure. : SPINNER
39
Great conquistador. : CORTES
40
Gay city. : PAREE
42
Indians. : ERIES
44
Exclamation of surprise. : HULLO
45
Bristles. : SETAE
48
___ sure. : TOBE
49
Biblical land. : SABA
52
For: Sp. : POR
54
Marble: Dial. : MIG

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|