This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1953

Author:
George Henderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
C
3
O
4
O
5
T
6
O
7
M
8
A
9
R
10
A
11
N
12
E
13
W
14
C
O
M
M
A
15
T
I
R
O
16
N
E
V
A
17
A
B
N
E
R
18
H
E
M
I
19
N
G
W
A
Y
20
T
H
I
R
T
21
E
E
N
22
S
A
L
O
N
S
23
L
A
R
24
O
T
T
E
R
25
R
26
E
27
E
28
F
E
R
29
T
R
E
A
D
L
30
E
31
S
32
A
P
A
R
T
33
P
E
A
R
L
34
E
R
A
35
C
O
S
Y
36
C
A
P
N
S
37
H
A
N
K
38
E
D
T
39
R
E
N
I
G
40
G
E
N
I
E
41
R
E
O
42
P
E
N
E
D
43
V
A
L
S
E
S
44
F
R
E
T
S
45
S
I
R
46
S
47
H
E
A
V
E
48
S
T
A
R
49
D
50
U
51
S
52
T
53
W
E
D
N
E
S
54
D
A
Y
55
I
O
N
I
A
56
E
X
E
C
57
M
A
R
M
58
C
R
I
S
P
59
D
A
N
E
60
I
N
K
Y
61
K
A
T
I
E
© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,320
Across
1
Run swiftly: Colloq. : SCOOT
6
Rep. Burleson of Texas. : OMAR
10
Afresh. : ANEW
14
A slight pause. : COMMA
15
Beginner: Var. : TIRO
16
River connected with the Volga by canals. : NEVA
17
Daisy Mae's husband. : ABNER
18
He wrote "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." : HEMINGWAY
20
Symbol of an ancient superstition. : THIRTEEN
22
Drawing rooms. : SALONS
23
Roman household god. : LAR
24
Playful aquatic animal. : OTTER
25
Relative of a pea jacket. : REEFER
29
Pedals. : TREADLES
32
Separated. : APART
33
Harbor on Oahu. : PEARL
34
Historic period. : ERA
35
Quilted teapot cover: Var. : COSY
36
Skippers. : CAPNS
37
"A rag and a bone and a ___ of hair." : HANK
38
Summer time: Abbr. : EDT
39
Play the wrong card. : RENIG
40
Aladdin's helper. : GENIE
41
Began again. : REOPENED
43
Works of Ravel and Rubinstein. : VALSES
44
Fingerboard ridges on a guitar. : FRETS
45
Ambassador Makins' title. : SIR
46
Grooved wheel forming a pulley. : SHEAVE
48
Hoagy Carmichael hit. : STARDUST
53
When Solomon Grundy married. : WEDNESDAY
55
Asia Minor region colonized by ancient Greece. : IONIA
56
Administrator: Abbr. : EXEC
57
Old title for a school teacher. : MARM
58
Bracing, as cool air. : CRISP
59
Hans Andersen, for instance. : DANE
60
Black. : INKY
61
Girl in an Irish song. : KATIE
Down
1
Go away! : SCAT
2
Seaport of South Eire. : COBH
3
All: Comb. form. : OMNI
4
"When ___ smote 'is bloomn' lyre ... " : OMER
5
Small pie. : TARTLET
6
Additional. : OTHER
7
Bearing. : MIEN
8
Part of a chair or sofa. : ARM
9
Indulges in revelry. : ROISTERS
10
Emulated Isaac Walton. : ANGLED
11
City on Lake Pontchartrain. : NEWORLEANS
12
Welsh man's name. : EVAN
13
Structure on which a ship is built and launched. : WAYS
19
Take-off place for Dakar. : NATAL
21
Weather report box on the front page. : EAR
24
Zoo attraction. : ORANG
25
Barney Oldfield or Ab Jenkins. : RACER
26
Lyric poem. : EPODE
27
Best seller whose title comes from Genesis. : EASTOFEDEN
28
Young fish. : FRY
29
Lukewarm. : TEPID
30
Cartoonist Bushmiller. : ERNIE
31
Objectives, as "for both our ___." : SAKES
33
Window glass. : PANES
36
Copper coins of Italy. : CENTESMI
37
Daughter of Loki. : HEL
39
Official in a Canadian town. : REEVE
40
Famous English actor of the 18th century. : GARRICK
42
Step proudly. : PRANCE
43
By way of. : VIA
45
Minor but insurmountable obstacle: Var. : STYMY
46
Scandinavian country: Abbr. : SWED
47
Six: Prefix. : HEXA
48
Great or Little Channel island. : SARK
49
Dickens heroine. : DORA
50
Section of a bookcase. : UNIT
51
Double agreement in Spain. : SISI
52
Part of a recording machine. : TAPE
54
Cupid's title. : DAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 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.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle