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 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
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
Down
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?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|