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

New York Times, Friday, October 27, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
H
2
A
3
P
4
P
5
E
6
N
7
N
8
E
9
V
10
A
11
D
12
A
13
N
14
A
L
L
E
G
E
15
S
16
A
V
A
R
I
C
E
17
A
T
A
N
G
L
E
18
B
E
N
A
R
E
S
19
R
O
S
S
20
L
A
21
B
O
R
22
S
E
R
T
23
L
O
T
24
L
A
B
25
F
O
L
26
E
N
I
27
D
28
V
A
L
S
29
E
30
F
U
S
E
31
M
A
C
A
32
R
O
N
I
33
P
34
U
R
L
E
D
35
V
A
L
E
36
P
O
K
E
37
R
38
A
39
T
I
N
G
40
A
L
C
E
S
41
T
42
I
43
S
44
A
B
E
T
45
A
46
L
L
A
H
47
H
E
S
T
48
D
A
R
49
A
S
I
50
S
L
Y
51
A
L
E
52
F
53
L
I
O
N
54
S
55
E
T
A
L
56
M
O
N
I
57
T
O
R
58
A
C
59
E
T
A
T
E
60
E
N
C
L
A
V
E
61
S
A
L
U
T
E
R
62
S
E
E
S
R
E
D
63
D
I
N
E
R
S
© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,487
Across Down
1. Chance. : HAPPEN
7. Westerner. : NEVADAN
14. Adduces. : ALLEGES
16. Silas Marner's sin. : AVARICE
17. Snarled up. : ATANGLE
18. City of India. : BENARES
19. British polar explorer. : ROSS
20. Cabinet post. : LABOR
22. Spanish muralist. : SERT
23. Batch. : LOT
24. Campus building. : LAB
25. Page number: Abbr. : FOL
26. Oklahoma city. : ENID
28. Dance: Fr. : VALSE
30. Blend. : FUSE
31. Item on the grocery list. : MACARONI
33. Eddied. : PURLED
35. Farewell: Lat. : VALE
36. Thrust. : POKE
37. Class or grade. : RATING
40. Euripides tragedy. : ALCESTIS
44. Incite. : ABET
45. God of Islam. : ALLAH
47. Bidding: Archaic. : HEST
48. Women's group. : DAR
49. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
50. Foxy. : SLY
51. Arabic letter. : ALEF
53. Simbas. : LIONS
55. And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
56. Historic ironclad. : MONITOR
58. Kind of rayon. : ACETATE
60. Foreign territory surrounded by a country. : ENCLAVE
61. Greeter. : SALUTER
62. Is furious: Colloq. : SEESRED
63. Eating places. : DINERS
1. Netherlands city. : HAARLEM
2. City E of Pittsburgh. : ALTOONA
3. Modern material. : PLASTIC
4. Indites. : PENS
5. Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
6. Actress Gwyn. : NELL
7. Wealthy ones. : NABOBS
8. At any time. : EVER
9. Big vehicle. : VAN
10. Macaws. : ARAS
11. Calamitous. : DIREFUL
12. Needle-shaped. : ACEROSE
13. Took shelter. : NESTLED
15. Ship's route. : SEALANE
21. Indonesian isle. : BALI
27. Ship's crane. : DAVIT
28. Historic river. : VOLGA
29. Period. : EPOCH
30. Newly made. : FRESH
32. Spread. : RAN
34. Music maker. : UKE
36. "___ a pikestaff." : PLAINAS
37. "Aida" role. : RADAMES
38. Mollusk. : ABALONE
39. Roman playwright. : TERENCE
40. Too. : ALSO
41. Having made a will. : TESTATE
42. "It ___ than you think." : ISLATER
43. Fashion experts. : STYLERS
46. Took refuge in a burrow. : LAIRED
52. Son: Fr. : FILS
53. Term of endearment. : LOVE
54. Fish. : SCAD
55. Vingt-___. : ETUN
57. Salt. : TAR
59. Biblical priest. : ELI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|