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JIGSAW OF WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1952

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.61, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,211
Across Down
1. Spy in Canaan. : CALEB
6. Nedjis. : ARABS
11. Hals of Haarlem. : FRANS
16. Butterflies-to-be. : PUPAS
21. Roman factotum. : EDILE
22. Dissuade. : DETER
23. Face with stone. : REVET
24. Where Xanthippe shopped. : AGORA
25. Phrase for a magician. : SEVENTHSONOFASEVENTHSON
29. Author Waugh. : ALEC
30. He wrote "The Lorelei." : HEINE
31. Garment worker. : OPERATOR
32. Bay of Japan. : ISE
33. A payment. : RENT
34. Cousin of the bald eagle. : ERNE
35. Members of the mob scene. : SUPES
36. Slate. : ROSTER
38. House plants. : IVIES
40. Scintilla. : SHRED
41. Wine city of Italy. : SIENA
43. Folding money. : FIVERS
45. Disregard. : OMIT
46. Motorist's mentor. : SIGN
47. Either of the Bears. : URSA
51. Buffaloes of India. : ARNEES
52. Product of California. : PRUNE
53. Where Clear Lake is: Abbr. : CAL
54. Athenian orator. : CLEON
55. Town in Holland. : VAALS
56. A way: Latin. : VIA
57. Sappho or any superior poetess. : TENTHMUSE
61. Against. : CON
62. Toward the center. : INLY
63. Noted surgeon of 19th century. : SENN
64. City near Sioux City. : ONAWA
65. Of a lofty mountain range. : ANDINE
67. What they do at Sun Valley. : SKI
68. Of law: Lat. : DELEGE
70. The common people. : THIRDESTATE
73. G. O. P. celebration in 1954. : ONEHUNDREDTHANNIVERSARY
77. "Buzfuz," for instance. : ONOMATOPEIA
78. Lourdes is one. : SHRINE
79. Part of many Chinese names. : TSE
80. Traveled on foot: Ref. Sp. : TRAMPT
81. Antagonist. : ENEMY
83. Surface between flutes of a pillar. : ORLO
84. Wife of Ramachandra. : SITA
85. Optic. : ORB
86. River site of Muscle Shoals. : TENNESSEE
89. Ethiopian prince. : RAS
90. Britain's "Nye." : BEVAN
91. He wrote "Little Orphant Annie." : RILEY
93. Tidelands have it. : OIL
94. Radio star, player of Luigi. : NAISH
96. Shoestrings. : LACETS
97. Navigating. : ASEA
98. Ship's displacement units. : TONS
99. Mild oath. : DRAT
100. In the dumps. : MOROSE
101. Bonn's river. : RHINE
103. Blurb writers. : ADMEN
105. Division of the zodiac. : DECAN
106. Leader of a square dance. : CALLER
109. Did wrong. : ERRED
110. Where the Ucayali flows. : PERU
111. Twofold. : DUAL
115. Rosary bead. : AVE
116. Prominent Democrat. : ROSENMAN
119. Thresh grain. : FLAIL
120. Prefix used in electricity. : RHEO
121. Winston Churchill, 1911–15. : FIRSTLORDOFTHEADMIRALTY
125. Decamp. : ELOPE
126. Language of Unalaska. : ALEUT
127. French girl's name. : RENEE
128. Flier of Babylonian myth. : ETANA
129. Woodland deity. : SATYR
130. Hero of Put-in-Bay. : PERRY
131. Kiloliter. : STERE
132. Disciplinary. : PENAL
1. M. Franck. : CESAR
2. Lady Cavendish. : ADELE
3. Pep up. : LIVEN
4. Voluntarily. : ELECTIVELY
5. Mr. Bolt. : BEN
6. Cleaves. : ADHERES
7. Pine exudates. : RESINS
8. "Go to Canossa." : ATONE
9. Nota ___. : BENE
10. No seats. : SRO
11. Water ice. : FRAPPE
12. Do additional planting. : RESEED
13. States positively. : AVERS
14. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
15. Printer's direction. : STET
16. Benefactor. : PATRON
17. Disgusted comment. : UGH
18. Set fixedly. : POSIT
19. Emanated. : AROSE
20. More rational. : SANER
26. "___ not to reason why . . . " : THEIRS
27. Legislation dealing with the Reconstruction. : FOURTEENTHAMENDMENT
28. Irv of the Yankees. : NOREN
35. Japanese religion. : SHINTO
37. Son of Kish. : SAUL
39. Symbolic letters. : VEES
40. The Mustangs' school. : SMU
41. King Phumiphon's country. : SIAM
42. Innuit's residence. : IGLU
43. He wrote "The Octopus." : FRANKNORRIS
44. Descriptive of the rights stated in the Declaration. : INALIENABLE
45. Ingredient of marmalade. : ORANGEPEELS
46. Sister ship of the Gneisenau. : SCHARNHORST
48. Portions of an opera. : RECITATIVES
49. Oklahoma. : SOONERSTATE
50. Miss Jeffreys. : ANNE
51. Dispatch boat. : AVISO
52. Creator of Lady Teazle. : PINERO
54. College of "The Praying Colonels." : CENTRE
56. Grassland in Transvaal. : VELDT
58. Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
59. Romulus and Remus. : TWINS
60. Albanian fortress island. : SASENO
63. Upper house. : SENATE
66. German article. : DAS
68. Last name of an egg. : DUMPTY
69. Clarissa and Anthony. : EDENS
71. Penance whip of the Mohammedans. : DIRRAH
72. Malefactions. : EVILS
74. Man: Prefix. : HOM
75. Sleepers. : TIES
76. Lambs. : YEANS
80. Law of Moses. : TORA
82. Held for a twelvemonth. : YEARED
84. Inferior. : SECONDRATE
87. Meridian. : NOON
88. Number of muses. : NINE
90. Theda of the silents. : BARA
92. Husband of a countess. : EARL
95. Highlander's name. : IAN
96. Small places. : LOCULI
98. Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
100. Creator of Carmen. : MERIMEE
102. Dever's opponent for Governor. : HERTER
103. Former Ambassador to Spain. : ARMOUR
104. Breezy. : DRAFTY
105. More monotonous. : DEADER
106. Bistros. : CAFES
107. Lopez's second baseman. : AVILA
108. Dormouse. : LEROT
109. Finisher. : ENDER
110. Shooting Star. : PLANE
112. Lancer. : UHLAN
113. Sicilian erupter. : AETNA
114. Truehearted. : LOYAL
117. Lather. : SOAP
118. Mr. Gardner. : ERLE
119. ___ of clay. : FEET
122. Peeper. : SPY
123. Divisions of time: Abbr. : HRS
124. Corded fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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