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

New York Times, Monday, December 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
A
2
C
3
I
4
D
5
F
6
A
7
R
8
O
9
C
10
H
11
A
12
F
13
F
14
L
O
G
E
15
A
L
A
S
16
H
A
N
O
I
17
M
O
O
N
18
L
I
G
H
T
19
E
N
N
I
S
20
S
P
R
I
E
R
21
S
I
22
D
E
D
I
S
H
23
E
N
D
24
O
25
A
I
T
S
26
T
27
O
28
A
S
T
E
R
29
S
30
B
A
O
31
B
32
A
33
B
34
A
F
L
35
S
A
L
T
36
S
37
H
U
R
R
Y
38
P
A
E
39
D
40
L
O
R
I
41
S
42
T
O
G
S
43
A
G
R
E
44
E
45
P
U
L
E
46
S
47
W
O
E
48
S
E
T
S
I
49
N
50
M
T
S
H
51
A
S
T
A
52
O
D
E
53
S
54
S
T
E
M
55
H
56
A
57
L
L
O
W
E
58
D
59
I
B
E
60
A
61
M
62
S
63
I
D
E
A
L
64
T
U
65
R
N
A
B
O
U
T
66
F
I
T
T
O
67
U
S
I
A
68
A
N
T
I
69
I
B
S
E
N
70
P
E
G
S
71
S
E
E
R
© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,525

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Vitriolic. : ACID
5
Gambling game. : FARO
9
Badinage. : CHAFF
14
Booth or stall. : LOGE
15
Sigh of remorse. : ALAS
16
Asian capital. : HANOI
17
Atmosphere for romance. : MOONLIGHT
19
City in Texas. : ENNIS
20
More agile. : SPRIER
21
Vegetable order. : SIDEDISH
23
Within: Prefix. : ENDO
25
River isles. : AITS
26
Kitchen appliances. : TOASTERS
30
African tree. : BAOBAB
34
Labor group. : AFL
35
Sodium chloride and others. : SALTS
37
Christmas shopper's watchword. : HURRY
38
Child: Prefix. : PAED
40
Nocturnal lemur. : LORIS
42
Clothes. : TOGS
43
Concur. : AGREE
45
Whimpers. : PULES
47
Trouble enough. : WOE
48
Begins. : SETSIN
50
California peak. : MTSHASTA
52
Poems almost passé : ODES
54
Prow. : STEM
55
Enshrined. : HALLOWED
59
Steel for building. : IBEAMS
63
Perfect. : IDEAL
64
"___ is fair play." : TURNABOUT
66
___ be tied. : FITTO
67
Murrow's agency. : USIA
68
Opposed. : ANTI
69
Henrik of Norway. : IBSEN
70
Fixes, as prices. : PEGS
71
Person with ESP. : SEER
Down
1
Gifts of a sort. : ALMS
2
Type of apartment, for short. : COOP
3
Borodin's prince. : IGOR
4
Disavows. : DENIES
5
Political slogan. : FAIRDEAL
6
School subject: Abbr. : ALG
7
Sounds of rooters. : RAHS
8
Rome's ancient port. : OSTIA
9
Spotted cat. : CHEETAH
10
Distributes. : HANDSOUT
11
Years: Lat. : ANNI
12
Time: Fr. : FOIS
13
Guppies. : FISH
18
Periods of penance. : LENTS
22
Cast bait lightly. : DIB
24
Lowest deck. : ORLOP
26
Cloths from mulberry bark. : TAPAS
27
Old enough, legally. : OFAGE
28
On the qui vive. : ALERT
29
Play the mandolin. : STRUM
31
Foreheads. : BROWS
32
Lingo. : ARGOT
33
"And two if ___ ... " : BYSEA
36
Delta deposits. : SILTS
39
Woebegone. : DESOLATE
41
Poems. : SESTINAS
44
Apparition. : EIDOLON
46
Queen of ___. : SHEBA
49
Fresh. : NEW
51
One-celled animals. : AMEBAS
53
Establish. : SETUP
55
Woofing and tweeting. : HIFI
56
Star in Draco. : ADIB
57
Permits. : LETS
58
Great stage name. : DUSE
60
First class. : AONE
61
Silent. : MUTE
62
Agitate. : STIR
65
Horse and buggy. : RIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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