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 29, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V W }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
F
2
L
3
A
4
M
5
E
6
A
7
R
8
A
9
B
10
H
11
O
12
E
13
D
14
E
A
M
O
N
15
M
A
G
I
16
E
R
R
S
17
A
M
O
N
G
18
P
R
A
G
19
M
A
T
I
C
20
T
A
N
G
I
21
B
L
E
22
M
O
R
S
E
23
O
R
L
Y
24
B
O
U
T
25
P
26
A
27
R
O
D
Y
28
B
R
U
S
H
29
M
30
A
31
N
32
I
R
A
S
33
M
O
A
T
S
34
A
G
O
35
L
E
G
E
36
N
37
D
A
R
Y
H
E
38
R
O
E
S
39
O
N
E
40
O
O
Z
E
S
41
E
R
N
E
42
T
A
D
43
P
O
L
E
S
44
L
45
A
X
I
T
Y
46
I
S
I
S
47
Z
E
D
S
48
P
49
U
G
E
T
50
J
O
N
A
T
51
H
52
A
53
N
54
H
O
N
E
S
T
55
M
A
N
56
P
O
O
L
E
57
O
R
D
O
58
L
A
K
E
59
T
U
N
I
C
60
P
E
O
N
61
E
Y
E
S
62
S
T
E
A
K
© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,949
Across
1
Pilot light. : FLAME
6
Desert steed. : ARAB
10
Turned up the earth. : HOED
14
Eire's De Valera. : EAMON
15
Eastern wise men. : MAGI
16
Makes a slip. : ERRS
17
Included with. : AMONG
18
Opinionated. : PRAGMATIC
20
Having actual form and substance. : TANGIBLE
22
Independent in the Senate. : MORSE
23
Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
24
Contest. : BOUT
25
A poor imitation. : PARODY
28
Familiar salesman. : BRUSHMAN
32
Cleopatra's faithful attendant. : IRAS
33
Trenches around castles. : MOATS
34
In the past. : AGO
35
Mike Fink, Tony Beaver, Paul Bunyan. : LEGENDARYHEROES
39
Forming a whole. : ONE
40
Escapes slowly. : OOZES
41
A kind of eagle. : ERNE
42
Immature amphibians. : TADPOLES
44
Want of strictness. : LAXITY
46
Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
47
English letters. : ZEDS
48
Olympia's Sound. : PUGET
50
Late fall apple. : JONATHAN
54
Object of Diogenes' search. : HONESTMAN
56
First Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction. : POOLE
57
Church calendar. : ORDO
58
Superior. : LAKE
59
Uniform coat. : TUNIC
60
Kind of serf. : PEON
61
Watches narrowly. : EYES
62
Item on the menu. : STEAK
Down
1
Notable act. : FEAT
2
Priest from Lhasa. : LAMA
3
Ancient sun god. : AMON
4
Rikki-tikki-tavi. : MONGOOSE
5
Hem in. : ENGIRD
6
Liberally. : AMPLY
7
Seldom occurring. : RARE
8
Begum's husband. : AGA
9
Blatant talker. : BIGMOUTH
10
Family circle. : HEARTH
11
Scraps from medieval tables. : ORTS
12
Indian. : ERIE
13
Military award. : DSC
19
Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
21
Nelly ___, world tourist of 1890. : BLY
24
Heehaws. : BRAYS
25
Member of SAC. : PILOT
26
Circus center. : ARENA
27
Spread unchecked. : RAGED
28
Long-winded people. : BORES
29
New Zealand native. : MAORI
30
Active force. : AGENT
31
Inquisitive: Colloq. : NOSEY
33
Networks of winding pathways. : MAZES
36
Entraps. : NOOSES
37
Lazy person: Colloq. : DOLITTLE
38
Famous name in detective fiction. : REXSTOUT
43
Pouter or tumbler. : PIGEON
44
Man's nickname. : LEN
45
Fits by alteration. : ADAPTS
47
Section of Germany. : ZONES
48
Read carefully. : PORE
49
Loosen. : UNDO
50
Just right: Slang. : JAKE
51
Barber's stone. : HONE
52
Inter ___. : ALIA
53
Ostrich's attribute. : NECK
54
Jump onto. : HOP
55
Springtime. : MAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 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.

|