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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, December 17, 1954

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 44-Down clue had "Châtau"; corrected this to "Château." (Original had correct accent over the first a.)

Château

1
Q
2
U
3
O
4
T
5
A
6
A
7
L
8
D
9
A
10
A
11
R
12
O
13
W
14
U
N
I
O
N
15
L
E
A
R
16
I
O
N
A
17
A
L
L
E
N
18
L
A
N
C
19
A
S
T
E
R
20
D
I
E
21
E
22
W
E
S
23
S
U
L
T
R
Y
24
S
T
R
25
A
T
E
G
I
26
C
27
L
E
E
28
A
T
T
E
N
D
29
E
D
30
R
31
H
32
O
33
C
34
L
35
A
R
E
T
36
G
I
N
37
A
D
A
M
38
R
E
P
O
S
E
39
F
40
A
T
A
L
E
41
I
V
A
N
42
S
43
T
44
B
45
A
C
U
M
E
N
46
B
A
R
47
M
T
V
E
48
R
N
O
N
49
T
50
R
Y
51
A
L
E
T
T
E
52
R
53
T
54
O
55
H
56
O
M
E
R
57
S
58
L
A
S
T
59
E
R
A
60
A
L
E
X
A
N
61
D
E
R
62
A
63
E
G
I
S
64
L
I
N
E
65
I
D
A
E
66
G
R
A
T
E
67
L
O
T
S
68
P
E
U
R
69
E
S
N
E
S
© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,998

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Share. : QUOTA
6
He portrayed Gershwin. : ALDA
10
"And pretty maids all in ___." : AROW
14
Meany domain. : UNION
15
Parent of 52 Down. : LEAR
16
One of the Hebrides. : IONA
17
Ambassador to become Dulles aide. : ALLEN
18
Little Sheba's movie master. : LANCASTER
20
Machine tool. : DIE
21
Wool producers. : EWES
23
Hot and humid. : SULTRY
24
Artfully maneuvered. : STRATEGIC
27
Utah governor. : LEE
28
Lent an ear. : ATTENDED
30
Greek letter. : RHO
33
Frenchman's quaff. : CLARET
36
Card game. : GIN
37
"Green Pastures" character. : ADAM
38
Peace of mind. : REPOSE
39
Femme ___. : FATALE
41
Slavic man's name. : IVAN
42
Bachelor of Sacred Theology. : STB
45
Discernment. : ACUMEN
46
Place of judgment. : BAR
47
Landmark on the Potomac. : MTVERNON
49
Formula for success. : TRY
51
"I wrote ___ my love . . . " : ALETTERTO
55
Sen. Capehart and others. : HOMERS
58
In conclusion. : LAST
59
Paleozoic, for example. : ERA
60
Sen. Wiley. : ALEXANDER
62
Protection. : AEGIS
64
Queue. : LINE
65
Zoological suffix. : IDAE
66
Fireplace. : GRATE
67
Movie studios. : LOTS
68
Fear: French. : PEUR
69
Household help for Ethelred. : ESNES
Down
1
Four of a kind. : QUADS
2
Dark. : UNLIT
3
Tanker. : OILER
4
Digit. : TOE
5
Namesakes of a Dionne. : ANNETTES
6
State without proof. : ALLEGE
7
Contracting for 35 Down. : LEASING
8
Gov. Thornton of Colorado. : DAN
9
Rainbows. : ARCS
10
Seat location for a reviewer. : AISLE
11
Large port of Europe. : ROTTERDAM
12
A real expert: Slang. : ONER
13
Cautious. : WARY
19
Word used on Jan. 1st. : AULD
22
At the saturation point. : WETTEST
25
Man's name. : AARON
26
401. : CDI
29
Second word of "La Marseillaise." : ENFANTS
31
Robust. : HALE
32
Writing on the wall. : OMEN
33
Nursery accessory. : CRIB
34
Coins of Bulgaria. : LEVA
35
Modern cliff dwelling. : APARTMENT
37
"While mammy hums ___." : ATUNE
40
"___ small by a waterfall." : ACOTTAGE
43
Federal power corporation. : TVA
44
Wood near Château-Thierry. : BELLEAU
47
Dame Hess. : MYRA
48
Nurturer. : REARER
50
Actor Harrison, et al. : REXES
52
Shakespearean princess. : REGAN
53
Not original. : TRITE
54
The Sahara in spots. : OASES
55
Chairman, Republican Nat'l Committee. : HALL
56
Spiced stew. : OLIO
57
Sound of a scissors. : SNIP
61
Former denizen of Denison. : DDE
63
Vocalized pauses. : ERS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 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.

|