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Mel Taub
Mel Taub

PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, October 20, 1957

Author: Mel Taub
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Mel Taub has 44 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,036
Across Down
1. Moslem title. : AGHA
5. Little Josephine. : FIFI
9. Press into folds. : CRIMP
14. Eve's grandson. : ENOS
18. Of uncertain temper. : MOODY
20. Part of a range. : OVEN
21. Performer from Oslo. : HENIE
22. One of the 7 Down. : GENT
23. Out of circulation. : ONTHESHELF
25. Western VIP. : EISENHOWER
27. Rue. : REPENT
28. Gardener's cutting. : SLIP
30. Italian Socialist. : NENNI
31. Pronoun. : YOU
32. Comedian Bean. : ORSON
34. Seizures. : ARRESTS
36. Rainbow. : TROUT
38. Coop. : COTE
40. Maintains again and again. : REASSERTS
42. Desserts. : TARTS
43. Character in "Bleak House." : ADA
44. Italian city. : ATRI
45. Chinese tea. : TSIA
46. Disregard (with "at"). : BLINK
48. Drafts. : POTATIONS
51. Chinks. : INTERSTICES
55. Colorful tropical bird. : TROGON
56. Rumen. : CUD
58. Choice part. : ELITE
59. Naughty child. : IMP
60. College course: Abbr. : ENG
61. Czech playwright. : CAPEK
63. Solution: Abbr. : ANS
64. Displace. : STIR
65. French department. : MARNE
68. Applying certain varnish. : JAPANNING
70. With modesty. : COYLY
71. "___ a man with seven wives." : IMET
72. Queen of folklore. : MAB
73. Lieu. : STEAD
74. Term in pharmacy. : SAL
75. Electrical unit. : AMP
76. Sidewalk sights in Paris. : CAFES
78. Type of film. : NEG
79. Stings. : PRICKS
83. World War II battle area. : NORTHAFRICA
86. Thoroughly. : OUTANDOUT
89. Scrape out. : ERASE
90. ___ bowl. : DUST
92. Oriental plant. : RICE
93. Show biz initials. : RKO
94. Vertical pipe. : RISER
96. Many-sided. : VERSATILE
98. Small piece. : SNIP
99. One of the Fords. : EDSEL
100. "The ___ Falcon." : MALTESE
101. Overplay. : EMOTE
103. The gods: Lat. : DEI
104. Town near Salerno. : EBOLI
106. Highways: Abbr. : RTES
108. Beethoven's tribute to Napoleon. : EROICA
111. Swimmer across the Yangtze. : MAOTSETUNG
114. Soldier of 1775. : ETHANALLEN
116. ___ time (never). : ATNO
117. Abrupt. : STEEP
118. Greek letters. : RHOS
119. Actress Palmer. : LILLI
120. Abode. : NEST
121. Mike and Liz. : TODDS
122. Try to get. : SEEK
123. Ravine. : DELL
1. Subject of a Vergil adage. : AMOR
2. Lost. : GONE
3. Highly controversial. : HOTPOTATO
4. Be devoted (to). : ADHERE
5. Pshaw! : FOH
6. N. Y. Senator. : IVES
7. Relatives of guys. : FELLAS
8. Leading the league. : INFIRST
9. That: Ital. : CHE
10. Put back in office. : REINSTATE
11. Extra leaves in a book. : INSETS
12. Bearings. : MIENS
13. Famous Friend. : PENN
14. Latin pronoun. : EGO
15. Gotham. : NEWYORKCITY
16. 1/3 of an inning. : ONEOUT
17. Braces. : STRUTS
19. Longings: Slang. : YENS
24. Norwegian Parliament. : STORTING
26. Ancient Syrian. : HITTITE
29. Amb. Hare's diplomatic problem. : PRESIDENTNASSER
33. "Quo Vadis" character. : NERO
35. Albion's neighbor. : ERIN
37. Oriental title. : RANI
38. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
39. Spice. : ODOR
41. French river. : AIN
44. In harmony. : ATONE
46. Sell for. : BRING
47. Navy ships. : LSTS
49. Type of business man. : AGENT
50. Wartime title. : SCAP
52. Large antelope. : ELAND
53. Runner Zatopek. : EMIL
54. Active. : SPRY
57. Tree of Java. : UPAS
61. Pole thrown in a game. : CABER
62. Hinge joint. : KNEE
64. Firmly united. : SOLID
65. Hindu title. : MIAN
66. Rifle range necessity. : AMMO
67. Subconscious ideas. : REPRESSIONS
68. Actor Sam ___. : JAFFE
69. Emilia's husband. : IAGO
70. Meat: Span. : CARNE
72. River of Flanders. : MAAS
74. Explorers of the future. : SPACEMEN
76. Boston's river. : CHARLES
77. On the bench. : SIDELINED
80. French dramatist (1606–84) : CORNEILLE
81. Tribe of Burmese Hills. : KUKI
82. Punctuation mark. : STOP
84. Joshua ___. : TREE
85. Rudely brief. : CURT
87. Lucerne's neighbor. : URI
88. Floor piece. : TILE
91. Baking contest judges. : TASTERS
94. Amerind. : REDMAN
95. Cerebrate. : IDEATE
96. Held in esteem. : VALUED
97. Cut canines. : TEETHE
98. Impassive. : STOLID
100. "In God We Trust." : MOTTO
102. Kind of exam. : ORAL
105. Outdo. : BEST
107. Oxford. : SHOE
109. Compartment. : CELL
110. Dye source. : ANIL
112. Wee one. : TOT
113. Certain M. D.'s : GPS
115. Demand. : ASK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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