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

New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 1950

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
D
3
A
4
M
5
S
6
A
7
S
8
P
9
S
10
A
11
C
12
M
13
E
14
S
O
R
A
L
15
R
H
E
E
16
R
O
A
D
17
C
R
E
D
O
18
M
A
N
N
19
K
U
R
E
20
H
E
A
R
T
21
H
22
M
A
N
23
D
A
R
I
N
24
A
M
O
25
S
26
L
E
A
N
T
O
S
27
C
28
O
29
S
S
A
C
K
30
S
31
T
I
S
32
O
D
E
33
C
H
U
C
34
K
35
L
A
36
M
37
P
38
S
39
B
E
A
40
C
H
41
L
E
R
42
Y
S
A
Y
E
43
H
A
T
H
I
44
K
N
E
45
A
D
46
U
L
E
47
O
N
48
A
49
E
M
B
O
50
R
D
E
R
51
S
52
H
53
A
R
E
R
54
S
55
S
L
U
E
56
P
A
K
I
S
T
A
57
N
58
E
B
B
59
I
60
N
61
G
62
A
I
R
S
63
I
L
E
64
S
65
L
A
V
A
L
66
C
L
O
T
67
S
L
I
T
68
E
T
A
P
E
69
Y
E
N
S
70
T
Y
N
E
71
S
E
N
S
E
© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 514

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1. The A in F. P. A. : ADAMS
6. Egyptian cobras. : ASPS
10. Culmination. : ACME
14. Of a fern spore. : SORAL
15. Dr. Syngman ___. : RHEE
16. Route U. S. 1. : ROAD
17. Confession of faith. : CREDO
18. Author of "Dr. Faustus." : MANN
19. Port near Hiroshima. : KURE
20. Dickens' "Cricket on the ___." : HEARTH
22. Chief dialect of China. : MANDARIN
24. Radio's F. F. Gosden. : AMOS
26. Makeshift sheds. : LEANTOS
27. Russian horsemen. : COSSACKS
31. "___ the Last Rose of Summer." : TIS
32. Poem. : ODE
33. The makings of hamburger. : CHUCK
35. Street lights. : LAMPS
39. Seashore. : BEACH
41. Celtic Neptune. : LER
42. Belgian concert violinist (1858–1931). : YSAYE
43. An elephant: Kipling. : HATHI
44. Mold, as dough. : KNEAD
46. Rubber tree. : ULE
47. ___ Munson, actress. : ONA
49. To edge. : EMBORDER
51. Participators. : SHARERS
55. Swing about. : SLUE
56. Its Prime Minister is Liaquat Ali Khan. : PAKISTAN
58. Receding. : EBBING
62. Tunes. : AIRS
63. Islands: Fr. : ILES
65. French politician, executed 1945. : LAVAL
66. Coagulate. : CLOT
67. Slashed. : SLIT
68. Russian stockade. : ETAPE
69. Desires: Colloq. : YENS
70. Newcastle's river, N. E. England. : TYNE
71. Intelligence. : SENSE
Down
1. Sholem, teller of tales. : ASCH
2. Famous French illustrator (1833–83). : DORE
3. Yard. : AREA
4. Third city of India. : MADRAS
5. One-arm bandits. : SLOTMACHINES
6. Kind of chair. : ARM
7. Counterfeit. : SHAM
8. Punitive. : PENAL
9. Small barracuda. : SENNET
10. Little Rock is its capital. : ARKANSAS
11. Where Vinson presides. : COURT
12. Italian man's name. : MARIO
13. Serene gardens. : EDENS
21. "Up with him!": German. : HOCH
23. Horserace parlays. : DAILYDOUBLES
25. Lurk. : SKULK
27. Seaport in Eire, formerly Queenstown. : COBH
28. Ancient Greek theatres. : ODEA
29. Bench. : SEAT
30. Stage setting. : SCENE
34. Town on the Danube near Vienna. : KREMS
36. Whittier's Miss Muller. : MAUD
37. His biography is a bestseller. : PYLE
38. Prophet. : SEER
40. Background singers in opera. : CHORISTS
45. Qualified. : ABLE
48. Dufy's calling. : ARTIST
50. Money back. : REBATE
51. Roomy. : SPACY
52. ___ Selassie, "Lion of Judah." : HAILE
53. Dirigible lost off Barnegat, 1933. : AKRON
54. Miss Rand. : SALLY
57. No: German. : NEIN
59. Name for a Soviet soldier. : IVAN
60. Short sleeps. : NAPS
61. Merriment. : GLEE
64. Saint: Abbr. : STE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|