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

New York Times, Tuesday, October 1, 1963

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
E
3
A
4
R
5
D
6
S
7
A
8
C
9
R
10
E
11
D
12
L
O
G
B
O
O
13
K
14
E
P
A
U
L
E
15
T
16
E
N
G
R
A
V
E
17
A
P
P
E
A
S
E
18
A
I
R
19
D
E
E
20
P
S
E
T
21
P
T
A
22
S
T
O
23
P
24
S
P
O
O
L
25
A
S
I
F
26
O
L
L
27
Y
28
S
O
N
29
B
U
E
N
O
30
S
L
I
P
31
S
U
P
32
M
A
D
D
E
R
33
C
R
O
P
34
F
I
L
I
35
I
36
S
37
R
A
E
L
38
C
L
O
S
E
39
U
40
P
41
S
U
I
T
S
42
P
O
A
43
A
N
N
U
44
O
T
O
E
45
F
E
R
R
46
O
47
T
I
M
48
E
49
B
U
T
50
S
E
A
M
E
W
51
S
52
F
P
A
53
A
R
A
54
M
A
I
C
55
U
N
T
56
R
I
E
D
57
R
E
C
L
I
N
E
58
P
E
E
P
E
R
S
59
S
T
I
L
T
S
60
D
R
O
S
S
© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,175

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. Vandyke or imperial. : BEARD
6. Hallowed. : SACRED
12. Record. : LOGBOOK
14. Shoulder appurtenance. : EPAULET
16. Practice an art. : ENGRAVE
17. Pacify. : APPEASE
18. On the ___. : AIR
19. Firmly established. : DEEPSET
21. School group. : PTA
22. Plug up. : STOP
24. Cylinder of a sort. : SPOOL
25. As though. : ASIF
26. Decorative plant. : OLLY
28. Absalom, for example. : SON
29. Tennis champion Maria. : BUENO
30. Makes a faux pas. : SLIPSUP
32. Dye plant. : MADDER
33. Yield. : CROP
34. Thread: Prefix. : FILI
35. Levantine land. : ISRAEL
38. TV script direction. : CLOSEUP
41. Satisfies. : SUITS
42. Bluegrass genus. : POA
43. Cancel. : ANNU
44. Sioux. : OTOE
45. Iron: Pefix. : FERRO
47. Occasion. : TIME
49. However. : BUT
50. Gulls. : SEAMEWS
52. Famous columnist's initials. : FPA
53. Language of the Disciples. : ARAMAIC
55. Subject to testing. : UNTRIED
57. Lean back. : RECLINE
58. Young birds. : PEEPERS
59. Wading birds. : STILTS
60. Rubbish. : DROSS
Down
1. Food fish. : BONITOS
2. Chinese dish. : EGGROLL
3. Shorten: Abbr. : ABR
4. Pike. : ROAD
5. Symbols of peace. : DOVES
6. Spring. : SEASON
7. Fencer's warning foottap: Fr. : APPEL
8. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Street in Montmartre. : RUE
10. Passed. : ELAPSED
11. Predetermine. : DESTINE
12. Canine item. : LEAS
13. Maintains. : KEEPSUP
15. "___ two . . . " : TEAFOR
20. Ship's deck. : POOP
23. Pleated. : PLICATE
25. Listening. : AUDIENT
27. Town in northwest Belgium. : YPRES
29. Wood. : BALSA
31. Note of the diatonic scale. : SOL
32. Mine: Sp. : MIO
34. Sudden outburst. : FLAREUP
35. Meteorologist's concern. : ISOBAR
36. Stitches. : SUTURES
37. Read the ___. : RIOTACT
38. Crocus bulb. : CORM
39. Consolidates. : UNIFIES
40. Fire trucks. : PUMPERS
42. Pacts to end hostilities. : PEACES
45. Stars getting top billing. : FEINT
46. False show. : OWNED
48. Acknowledged. : EADS
50. Mizzen. : SAIL
51. Suffix with team and gang. : STER
54. Eleventh century date. : MLI
56. Where mail sorters work: Abbr. : RPO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 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.

|