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

New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 1956

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
1
C
2
I
3
T
4
E
5
A
6
D
7
A
8
G
9
E
10
W
11
R
12
A
13
P
14
E
R
O
S
15
S
O
L
O
N
16
R
E
M
O
17
D
E
U
C
18
E
S
W
I
L
D
19
I
S
A
R
20
A
N
T
A
R
E
S
21
D
E
22
S
T
I
N
E
23
R
E
S
P
I
R
E
24
D
25
A
P
E
D
26
A
C
T
27
R
28
E
V
E
R
E
29
N
30
T
31
B
32
R
33
E
D
A
34
D
I
V
O
T
35
N
E
E
36
L
A
Z
E
37
L
A
V
E
R
38
S
C
A
N
39
O
R
R
40
S
E
T
I
N
41
S
T
E
R
N
42
T
E
A
43
S
P
O
O
N
44
S
E
E
45
S
O
U
P
46
G
47
R
A
V
A
48
M
49
E
50
N
51
N
52
A
T
U
R
A
53
L
54
A
C
E
T
O
N
E
55
A
M
O
R
56
R
O
57
U
G
H
R
I
D
E
R
58
Z
I
N
C
59
D
O
N
E
E
60
T
A
M
O
61
I
D
E
E
62
S
T
A
D
T
63
E
L
Y
S
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,682
Across Down
1. Summon. : CITE
5. "A bird in the hand . . . " : ADAGE
10. Evening garment. : WRAP
14. Mark Antony's friend. : EROS
15. Legislator. : SOLON
16. San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
17. Poker term. : DEUCESWILD
19. River into the Danube. : ISAR
20. Brightest star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
21. Predetermine. : DESTINE
23. Breathed. : RESPIRED
25. Copied. : APED
26. Feign. : ACT
27. Profoundly respectful. : REVERENT
31. City in The Netherlands. : BREDA
34. Pierce of turf. : DIVOT
35. Born: Fr. : NEE
36. Loaf. : LAZE
37. Baptismal font. : LAVER
38. Read metrically. : SCAN
39. Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
40. Begin. : SETIN
41. Opposite of stem. : STERN
42. One-sixth fluid ounce. : TEASPOON
44. Attend. : SEE
45. Heavy overcast: Slang. : SOUP
46. Essential part of a complaint, in law. : GRAVAMEN
51. Innate. : NATURAL
54. Liquid used as paint remover. : ACETONE
55. Love: Span. : AMOR
56. Epithet for one of the Roosevelts. : ROUGHRIDER
58. Galvanizing metal. : ZINC
59. Recipient. : DONEE
60. ___ Shanter. : TAMO
61. ___ fixe. : IDEE
62. Town: Ger. : STADT
63. English isle and town. : ELYS
1. Wood. : CEDAR
2. Greek princess. : IRENE
3. Praises highly: Colloq. : TOUTS
4. Prank. : ESCAPADE
5. Asseverate. : ASSERT
6. Use a divining rod. : DOWSE
7. Oriental name. : ALI
8. Wealth. : GOLD
9. Strive. : ENDEAVOR
10. Journalist. : WRITER
11. Large or imposing house. : RESIDENCE
12. "___ for the ages." : AMAN
13. Minute opening in the skin. : PORE
18. Health plant. : ERICA
22. Small barracuda. : SPET
24. ___ iron. : DRIVING
28. Tied. : EVEN
29. Stingy. : NEAR
30. State: Abbr. : TENN
31. Darken (with "out"). : BLOT
32. Unusually good. : RARE
33. The original Henry Aldrich. : EZRASTONE
34. Malayan tribal chief. : DATO
37. Ounces. : LEOPARDS
38. Soapstone. : STEATITE
40. Stimulus. : SPUR
41. Disjoin. : SEVER
43. Fountain. : SOURCE
44. Perfumed powder. : SACHET
47. Spread like wildfire. : RAGED
48. Indicating a mood. : MODAL
49. Briton to Cypriot. : ENEMY
50. Wolfe and others. : NEROS
51. Goering or Goebbels. : NAZI
52. In the center of. : AMID
53. Pillage. : LOOT
57. One: Lat. : UNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|