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COLORFUL

New York Times, Sunday, October 25, 1959

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 493 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,754
Across Down
1. Rodeo gear. : LASSOS
7. Persephone's mother. : DEMETER
14. Name of a Danish queen. : DAGMAR
20. Name meaning "little father." : ATTILA
21. Disease of grapevines. : ERINOSE
22. "La Vie ___." : ENROSE
23. Bell ringer for Bing. : WHITECHRISTMAS
25. Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
26. Cartes. : MENUS
27. Time periods. : EONS
28. Reinforced. : BUTTRESSED
30. Pilasterlike pier. : ANTA
31. Noble. : BIG
32. Richard ___. : ROE
33. Withered. : SERE
34. Boss Tweed's nemesis. : NAST
35. Clio's sister. : ERATO
38. Smooth. : GLASSY
41. Orchestrator's abbreviation. : STR
42. New Mexican Indians. : ISLETAS
44. Indulge in revelry. : ROISTER
46. Spill over. : SLOP
48. Buona ___ (good evening): Ital. : SERA
49. German article. : EINE
50. Curb. : LIMIT
54. Prickly. : SPINOUS
56. Rail junction in Utah. : OGDEN
58. Musical direction for a violinist. : SALTATO
60. Musing. : PENSIVE
61. Ten and: Suffix. : TEEN
62. Boisterous laughter. : ROARER
63. Diminutive suffix. : OCK
64. ___ Vegas. : LAS
65. Sweet-juiced cereal grass. : SORGO
67. Blind ___, R.L.S. pirate. : PEW
68. Modern name of Sparta's river. : IRI
69. Extreme degree. : UTMOST
71. Underdone. : RARE
72. Image receivers of the eyes. : RETINAE
74. Hiker. : TRAMPER
76. ___ Rouge. : BATON
77. Hawklike birds. : ELANETS
78. Tributary of Reno River, Italy. : SENIO
79. Port on Firth of Lorne. : OBAN
81. Egyptian. : COPT
83. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
84. Sea cucumber. : TREPANG
86. According to rule: Fr. : ENREGLE
88. Congressional body: Abbr. : USS
91. ___ et quarante. : TRENTE
92. Queen: Span. : REINA
93. L. P.'s. : RECS
97. Okinawa's capital. : NAHA
99. Bird. : ERN
100. Wares: Abbr. : GDS
101. Strike with a dull sound. : PLAP
102. Sportive. : FROLICSOME
106. Theatre compartment. : LOGE
108. Cottonwood. : ALAMO
109. Discover. : INVENT
110. Political leader in N.Y. : CARMINEDESAPIO
113. Fencing position. : TIERCE
114. Grayish fur. : KRIMMER
115. Assumes. : PUTSON
116. Seasoned. : SALTED
117. Type of fishery. : SEALERY
118. Shows vanity in (one's self.) : PREENS
1. TV Western. : LAWMAN
2. Mythical creator of the olive tree. : ATHENA
3. Tasks. : STINTS
4. What dramatists contrive. : SITUATIONS
5. Bravos for bullfighters. : OLES
6. Indian. : SAC
7. Detract. : DEROGATE
8. Green land. : ERIN
9. ___ America. : MISS
10. Adjective and noun suffix. : ENT
11. Mausolus' was famous. : TOMB
12. Biblical hunter. : ESAU
13. Curb. : RESTRAIN
14. Lord Fauntleroy's mother. : DEAREST
15. Penny ___. : ANTE
16. Income statement item. : GROSS
17. Relatives of Portulaca, Sedum, etc. : MOSSES
18. Declare. : ASSERT
19. Bookworm. : READER
24. Certain beneficiaries. : HEIRESSES
29. Flings. : TOSSES
31. ___ canto. : BEL
36. Early Italian playing cards. : TAROTS
37. Tree planted for edges. : OSAGEORANGE
38. Kind of provisioner. : GREENGROCER
39. Cut of meat. : LOIN
40. California rockfish. : YELLOWTAIL
43. Kill-joy. : SPOILSPORT
45. Heroine of "Arrow of Gold." : RITA
46. Ghost in a British castle. : SPECTRE
47. Torch bearer for night travelers. : LINKMAN
51. Bluejacket. : MARINER
52. Repeat. : ITERATE
53. Loyalists. : TORIES
54. Water pipes. : SPOUTS
55. Grape conserve. : UVATE
57. Rid of certain pests. : DERAT
59. Staggering. : AREEL
66. She lost Paris to Helen of Troy. : OENONE
67. Alleged. : PRETENDED
70. Leave out. : OMIT
73. Extra timber to support rafters. : INNERPLATE
75. Users of 1 Across. : ROPERS
76. Lose weight, old-style. : BANT
80. Oatmeal cakes of Scotland. : BANNOCKS
82. Behavior à la Elsie Dinsmore. : PRIGGERY
85. Built. : ERECTED
87. ___ meter. : GAS
88. Incapacitates. : UNFITS
89. City opposite Port Huron. : SARNIA
90. Kind of clerical hat. : SHOVEL
94. Slip away. : ELAPSE
95. Army truck. : CAMION
96. Golf clubs. : SPOONS
98. On the lookout. : ALERT
103. Contemporary of D. W. Griffith. : INCE
104. Paddock animal. : MARE
105. Silk from Assam silkworms. : ERIA
106. Shade of green. : LIME
107. Corker. : ONER
108. Assyrian god: Var. : ASUR
111. 2050. : MML
112. Epistles: Abbr. : EPP

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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