This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, October 8, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 58-Down (ALE) looked like "Brown October" and was clearly unfinished. Inserted a blank at the end, since quote is likely referring to the song "Brown October Ale."

1
S
2
A
3
N
4
D
5
T
6
O
7
A
8
D
9
P
10
A
11
V
12
A
13
N
14
A
R
E
A
15
A
L
T
O
16
U
S
E
N
O
17
L
E
V
Y
18
M
A
K
E
19
A
S
T
A
N
D
20
A
P
E
L
21
E
T
22
A
R
M
H
O
L
E
S
23
M
A
R
I
T
A
24
L
25
S
O
U
R
26
A
G
A
M
I
27
S
28
U
P
M
29
O
30
S
31
T
32
S
33
I
G
H
T
34
D
A
35
M
N
S
36
L
O
O
37
C
O
A
T
38
D
O
N
O
T
39
S
M
U
G
40
A
L
I
41
B
I
N
E
T
42
P
E
A
L
S
43
R
A
N
44
G
U
P
45
R
E
46
B
O
R
N
47
A
R
P
48
A
49
T
I
L
E
R
50
E
51
D
52
C
53
H
54
A
M
B
E
R
55
S
56
B
O
N
I
T
A
57
H
A
R
B
O
R
S
E
58
A
L
59
A
V
O
W
60
E
L
I
O
T
61
O
G
L
E
62
D
E
R
E
63
F
E
L
L
S
64
N
O
E
S
65
E
R
O
S
© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,833

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Kind of trap on links. : SAND
5
Amphibian. : TOAD
9
Slow stately court dance. : PAVAN
14
Region. : AREA
15
Singing voice. : ALTO
16
___ Hooks. : USENO
17
Impose. : LEVY
18
Resist. : MAKEASTAND
20
Small monkey. : APELET
22
Dressmaker's concern. : ARMHOLES
23
Conjugal. : MARITAL
25
Distasteful. : SOUR
26
Trumpeter birds. : AGAMIS
28
Highest. : UPMOST
32
Glimpse. : SIGHT
34
Condemns. : DAMNS
36
Game at cards. : LOO
37
Tuxedo. : COAT
38
___ Feed the Animals. : DONOT
39
Complacent. : SMUG
40
Eastern name. : ALI
41
French psychologist. : BINET
42
Rings. : PEALS
43
Entered in a cash register. : RANGUP
45
Regenerated. : REBORN
47
Stringed instrument: It. : ARPA
49
Color akin to russet. : TILERED
52
Judge's office. : CHAMBERS
56
Pretty: Sp. : BONITA
57
Variety of marine mammal. : HARBORSEAL
59
Confess. : AVOW
60
Nobel prize poet. : ELIOT
61
Eye roguishly. : OGLE
62
"___ Mable." : DERE
63
Cuts down. : FELLS
64
Votes against. : NOES
65
Greek god. : EROS
Down
1
Oriental bow: Var. : SALAM
2
Spanish griddlecake. : AREPA
3
Morning-after resolution. : NEVERAGAIN
4
Dawn. : DAYLIGHT
5
Chinese gong. : TAMTAM
6
Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
7
Aleutian island. : ATKA
8
Agents. : DOERS
9
Exercises. : PUSHUPS
10
"Any port in ___." : ASTORM
11
Meat dish. : VEAL
12
British princess. : ANNE
13
Is very sleepy. : NODS
19
Add up (to). : AMOUNT
21
State: Fr. : ETAT
24
Put the ___ (keep in check). : LIDON
27
More rational. : SANER
29
Jerome Kern melody. : OLMANRIVER
30
Person. : SOUL
31
Sportswear. : TOGS
32
Steep rocky elevation. : SCAR
33
City in Kansas. : IOLA
35
Song for a choir. : MOTET
38
Group of stars in Ursa Major. : DIPPER
39
Song at twilight. : SERENADE
41
Relatives of the cod. : BURBOTS
42
Horseback sport. : POLO
44
Frolic. : GAMBOL
46
Confirmation gifts. : BIBLES
48
Pyromania. : ARSON
50
Kurile island. : ETORO
51
V. P., 1925-29. : DAWES
52
Man in white. : CHEF
53
In good health. : HALE
54
Seed covering. : ARIL
55
Lily of Utah. : SEGO
58
"Brown October ___." : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 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.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle