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ARMS AND THE MAN

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1958

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J W }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,428
Across Down
1. Most unusual. : RAREST
7. Option. : REFUSAL
14. Kind of shop. : CLOSED
20. Substitute for a sheriff. : ELISOR
21. Moscow ballerina. : ULANOVA
22. Move rapidly. : HURTLE
23. Pizarro, Cortes, etc. : CONQUISTADORES
25. Scene of battle, 31 B.C. : ACTIUM
26. Church degree. : THD
27. Adjective for the emu. : RATITE
28. Where Napoleon defeated Austria, 1796. : ARCOLE
30. Dutch town. : EDE
31. Hop kiln. : OAST
33. City in Ohio. : NILES
34. Province of Estonia. : SAARE
35. Exercises. : USES
36. Idolized. : ADORED
38. Connecticut submarine base. : GROTON
40. Midpoint of a skull part. : BASION
43. Kind of song. : GLEE
46. Most certain. : SUREST
50. "Drums ___ the Mohawk." : ALONG
51. Native of central England. : MIDLANDER
56. Musical show. : REVUE
57. "Pajama Game" star. : RAITT
58. Cranial bulges. : INIONS
59. The "Guard of Paris." : SOISSONS
61. Famed Italian riflemen. : BERSAGLIERI
63. Medieval shields. : ECUS
64. Army supply item. : TENT
65. Plucky. : GRITTY
66. Rifle. : MAUSER
68. Fence. : RAIL
72. Pamphleteer of Revolution. : OTIS
73. Soldier of W. W. II. : PARATROOPER
78. Moscow daily. : IZVESTIA
80. Tributary of the Garonne. : ARIEGE
81. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
82. Where Joffre made his stand. : MARNE
83. Macedonian conqueror. : ALEXANDER
85. Is popular. : TAKES
86. Former Secy. of Treasury. : SNYDER
88. Famous Virginians. : LEES
89. Become less severe. : RELENT
90. Builds. : ERECTS
93. Walled city near Turin. : CHIERI
96. Actor Bert. : LAHR
99. Senate house of ancient Rome. : CURIA
101. Game. : CHESS
102. Jaguars. : CATS
106. Common verb. : ARE
107. Vicious horse, in the Southwest. : LADINO
108. Girl's name. : HALLIE
110. Cut off. : LOP
111. Battleground of W. W. I. : VERDUN
113. Event of March 5, 1770. : BOSTONMASSACRE
116. Apply an unguent. : ANOINT
117. Performer. : ARTISTE
118. New Zealand hedge laurel. : TARATA
119. Baseball's first arbiter. : LANDIS
120. Sparest. : LEANEST
121. General at Antietam. : SUMNER
1. Not verso. : RECTO
2. Greeting or farewell. : ALOHA
3. Crusts. : RINDS
4. Title: Abbr. : ESQ
5. Tart. : SOUR
6. Versailles chateau. : TRIANON
7. Dark-red mineral. : RUTILE
8. Joyful. : ELATED
9. Grows dim. : FADES
10. One: Ital. : UNO
11. Marsh birds. : SORAS
12. Reduced to a mean. : AVERAGED
13. East Indian. : LASCAR
14. Tirol homes. : CHALETS
15. Founder of Naval War College. : LUCE
16. Morsel. : ORT
17. Pens. : STIES
18. Baffle. : ELUDE
19. Townships of Attica. : DEMES
24. To-do. : STIR
29. ___ y plata. : ORO
32. Sullies. : TAINTS
35. Disquiet. : UNREST
37. G.I.'s neckwear. : DOGTAG
39. Not theirs. : OURS
40. Arrow point. : BARB
41. Winglike parts. : ALAE
42. Evening: Fr. : SOIR
43. Renown. : GLORY
44. Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
45. Annapolis abbreviation. : ENS
47. Hail to Bacchus. : EVOE
48. E. I. hemp. : SUNN
49. Trial. : TEST
51. Minute Man's outfit. : MILITIA
52. First. : INITIAL
53. Regimens. : DIETS
54. Feudal fine for military default. : ESCUAGE
55. Deck hand. : ROUSTER
60. Czech river. : ISER
62. Cave: Poet. : GROT
63. Auriculate. : EARED
66. Pipes. : MAINS
67. Fan. : ROOTER
68. Edges. : RIMS
69. Muezzin's call. : AZAN
70. Huguenot victory under Henry IV, 1590. : IVRY
71. Pawnbroker. : LENDER
73. Before: Prefix. : PRAE
74. Kind of acid. : OXALIC
75. Predecessor of the bayonet. : PIKE
76. "Martin ___." : EDEN
77. Abode. : REST
79. Calchas was one. : SEER
80. Battle weapon. : AXE
84. Shakespearean setting. : ELSINORE
87. Disavows. : RECANTS
89. Opposes. : RESISTS
91. Ruminant's chew. : CUD
92. Of a clan. : TRIBAL
93. Songs. : CHANTS
94. Hoplite's headpiece. : HELMET
95. ___ de Piños. : ISLA
96. Contemporary of Petain. : LAVAL
97. Cockpit. : ARENA
98. Bird. : HERON
100. Piedmont town. : AOSTA
101. Selected. : CHOSE
103. Military highway. : ALCAN
104. Rich cake. : TORTE
105. Lance. : SPEAR
107. Moon: Comb. form. : LUNI
109. Isaac's son. : ESAU
112. Performed. : DID
114. ___ soldier. : TIN
115. Side ___. : ARM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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