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

New York Times, Thursday, October 15, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
1
C
2
A
3
S
4
B
5
A
6
H
7
H
8
U
9
L
10
L
11
E
12
D
13
M
A
D
E
I
R
A
14
E
L
E
A
N
O
15
R
16
U
P
A
N
D
U
P
17
P
E
N
N
A
M
E
18
S
A
M
O
S
19
P
20
F
C
21
A
D
M
I
N
22
S
P
A
R
23
T
E
R
A
24
T
25
S
E
N
T
26
E
I
N
27
F
A
N
A
T
I
28
C
29
L
I
E
30
T
E
T
31
R
A
G
O
N
32
R
A
33
I
S
E
D
34
C
R
A
N
K
35
C
A
S
E
36
H
37
A
38
N
D
E
L
39
F
A
D
E
S
40
O
41
U
42
T
43
A
L
A
44
D
O
45
L
O
R
E
S
46
U
N
E
47
S
L
I
48
D
49
G
O
R
E
S
50
S
T
A
N
51
S
O
V
U
52
N
53
A
T
S
54
B
O
R
I
S
55
E
V
E
R
A
56
N
D
57
S
58
E
A
W
A
R
E
59
L
E
T
S
S
E
E
60
E
N
L
A
C
E
S
61
R
E
T
T
E
D
62
S
E
E
R
E
D
© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,744
Across Down
1. Old quarter of Algiers. : CASBAH
7. Shucked. : HULLED
13. Portuguese island. : MADEIRA
14. Richard the Lion-Hearted's mother. : ELEANOR
16. On the ___ (honest): Slang. : UPANDUP
17. Isak Dinesen, for example. : PENNAME
18. Greek island. : SAMOS
19. After Pvt. : PFC
21. Government officials and their policy: Abbr. : ADMIN
22. Flaky mineral. : SPAR
23. Monster: Comb. form. : TERAT
25. Dispatched. : SENT
26. One: Ger. : EIN
27. Zealot. : FANATIC
29. Extend, as a road. : LIE
30. Quadrangle. : TETRAGON
32. Embossed. : RAISED
34. Part of an engine. : CRANKCASE
36. Composer of more than 40 operas. : HANDEL
39. Disappears gradually. : FADESOUT
43. ___ king. : ALA
44. A favorite Spanish name. : DOLORES
46. One: Fr. : UNE
47. Moved stealthily. : SLID
49. Tapered cloth pieces. : GORES
50. Baseball's Musial. : STAN
51. Abbreviation akin to U.S.S.R. : SOVUN
53. Army transport group: Abbr. : ATS
54. Operatic czar. : BORIS
55. ___ anon (once in a while): Archaic. : EVERAND
57. Marine alga used as fertilizer. : SEAWARE
59. Conventional phrase of interest. : LETSSEE
60. Entwines. : ENLACES
61. Soaked to pieces. : RETTED
62. Be furious: Colloq. : SEERED
1. From head to foot. : CAPAPIE
2. Firm. : ADAMANT
3. Title for Castro. : SENOR
4. Doubles and redoubles. : BIDS
5. East Indian island group. : ARU
6. Encounter. : HAPPENON
7. Jivey one. : HEPCAT
8. Rubber tree. : ULE
9. Conrad heroine. : LENA
10. Estates. : LANDS
11. Certain surfaces. : ENAMELS
12. Pastor. : DOMINIE
13. French poet, dramatist, novelist. : MUSSET
15. Leased. : RENTED
20. Gov. Chandler's capital. : FRANKFORT
23. Language of the Philippines. : TAGALOG
24. Screeds. : TIRADES
27. Got on. : FARED
28. Questions; problems. : CASES
31. Got: Abbr. : RCD
33. Diminutive suffixes. : IES
35. Acts of endearment. : CARESSES
36. Squabble: Slang. : HASSEL
37. Everywhere. : ALLOVER
38. Simplicity. : NAIVETE
40. Win at the track. : OUTRACE
41. Stuffy. : UNAIRED
42. Verb forms. : TENSES
45. Full up. : LOADED
48. Dared: Archaic. : DURST
50. Indian cavalryman. : SOWAR
52. Noted cartoonist. : NAST
54. Bundle. : BALE
56. Born: Fr. : NEE
58. Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|