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, October 16, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
1
C
2
H
3
E
4
F
5
W
6
H
7
A
8
T
9
R
10
E
11
B
12
U
13
T
14
H
O
B
O
15
H
E
R
O
16
A
T
O
N
E
17
E
M
B
R
18
O
I
L
E
D
19
M
A
I
D
S
20
R
E
S
E
N
T
21
S
O
22
R
B
23
L
E
T
24
G
I
T
25
S
26
S
I
L
27
V
E
R
Y
28
S
29
C
30
H
O
O
L
E
31
D
32
M
E
E
D
33
A
H
A
34
N
E
G
U
35
S
36
R
A
D
37
A
38
R
39
L
A
R
40
D
41
D
A
R
E
42
S
43
L
O
C
O
44
A
N
D
R
45
E
46
R
O
T
A
47
S
48
W
H
O
49
B
E
N
50
T
51
C
A
R
T
52
O
N
E
D
53
B
54
L
O
W
S
U
55
P
56
E
A
R
N
57
L
E
I
58
U
P
A
59
S
60
B
U
S
61
I
62
E
63
S
64
E
E
L
65
E
R
66
S
T
67
E
A
M
E
D
U
P
68
A
R
E
T
E
69
T
O
W
N
70
T
O
R
O
71
R
Y
D
E
R
72
A
P
E
D
73
S
L
O
T
© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,745
Across
1
Escoffier, for example. : CHEF
5
Eh? : WHAT
9
Contradict. : REBUT
14
Knight of the road. : HOBO
15
One of noble qualities. : HERO
16
Expiate. : ATONE
17
Involved in confusion. : EMBROILED
19
Bachelor girls. : MAIDS
20
Take umbrage. : RESENT
21
European apple tree. : SORB
23
Permit. : LET
24
"Them as has, ___." : GITS
26
Adjective for the moon. : SILVERY
28
Trained. : SCHOOLED
32
Reward: Poet. : MEED
33
Eureka! : AHA
34
Title for Haile Selassie. : NEGUS
36
Detecting device. : RADAR
39
Fatty ingredient. : LARD
41
Challenges. : DARES
43
In ___ parentis. : LOCO
44
Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
46
Musical rounds. : ROTAS
48
Kern song hit. : WHO
49
Curved. : BENT
51
Put in a box. : CARTONED
53
Enlarges (a photograph). : BLOWSUP
56
Take home pay. : EARN
57
Flowery garland. : LEI
58
Tropical tree. : UPAS
60
Keeps (oneself) active. : BUSIES
64
Angler of sorts. : EELER
66
Excited: Colloq. : STEAMEDUP
68
Rugged crest. : ARETE
69
Country place. : TOWN
70
Arena animal in Spain. : TORO
71
___ Cup Match, in golf. : RYDER
72
Coped. : APED
73
Track of a deer. : SLOT
Down
1
Dear: Fr. : CHER
2
Topic for John Howard Payne. : HOME
3
Refluxes. : EBBS
4
Renounce. : FOREGO
5
Pared down. : WHITTLED
6
Queen of the underworld. : HEL
7
Metric measures. : ARES
8
Commotions: Colloq. : TODOS
9
Rose. : RAMBLER
10
Greek letter. : ETA
11
Condensed. : BOILEDDOWN
12
In the shelter of. : UNDER
13
Irascible. : TESTY
18
Pungent vegetable. : ONION
22
Edge. : RIM
25
Smoke: Var. : SEGAR
27
Meat for cutlets. : VEAL
28
Hall in a casa. : SALA
29
Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
30
Tough: Colloq. : HARDBOILED
31
Breed of large red hog. : DUROC
35
Bristles, in botany. : SETAE
37
Wish ardently. : ACHE
38
Crucifix. : ROOD
40
Uncle of the Barrymores. : DREW
42
Spanish dance. : SARABAND
45
One who guarantees. : ENSURER
47
Sound from a stringed instrument. : STRUM
50
Male sheep. : TUP
52
Beginnings. : ONSETS
53
Misty, as the eyes. : BLEAR
54
Suspicious: Slang. : LEERY
55
Italian foodstuff. : PASTA
59
Finish. : STOP
61
Graven image. : IDOL
62
Combining form for a continent. : EURO
63
Patch. : SPOT
65
French season. : ETE
67
___ lamb. : EWE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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.

|