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A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1959

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,502
Across Down
1. European playground. : RIVIERA
8. Fret. : REPINE
14. Kind of arithmetic. : MENTAL
20. Emissary St. Paul sent to Macedonia. : ERASTUS
21. Customary procedures. : USAGES
22. Kay Thompson moppet. : ELOISE
23. Important Revolutionary highway. : BOSTONPOSTROAD
25. Bolts. : RIVETS
26. Young '___. : UNS
27. Nor yet. : NEITHER
28. Gov. Daniel. : PRICE
30. ___ de deux. : PAS
31. Aunts: Span. : TIAS
33. Former Brazilian money. : REIS
34. Stick. : STAVE
35. Coins of Carrara. : LIRE
36. Discard. : SCRAP
38. Scotch alder. : ARN
39. ___ hemlock. : POISON
40. Penny ___. : ANTE
41. Game of chance. : LOTTO
43. Australian tennis ace. : HOAD
44. Egyptian dynasty: Var. : RAMESES
46. Namesake of Miss Pitcher. : MOLLIE
48. Actor from Hungary. : LORRE
49. Abyssinian title. : RAS
50. ___ god (Apollo). : DELIAN
51. Tense. : TAUT
52. Compendiums. : EPITOMES
57. Stranger. : ODDER
58. Poet. : BARD
59. Certain colonists. : TORIES
61. ___ king. : ALA
62. Stormy. : WILD
63. Largest city in N. Dakota. : FARGO
64. Famed family of patriots. : ADAMS
65. Dim. : BLUR
66. Former Govt. agency. : ECA
67. Where Pres. McKinley lived. : CANTON
68. Miss Bud, Edwin Drood's beloved. : ROSA
69. Italian monk and musician. : GUIDO
70. Washington's half-brother. : LAWRENCE
72. In addition. : MORE
73. Broad comedies. : FARCES
74. Spanish cheer. : OLE
75. Grass ___. : ROOTS
77. Dismissals. : CONGES
78. East point of Long Island. : MONTAUK
82. Insects. : ANTS
83. Lie ___ (stay hidden): Slang. : DOGGO
84. Concept. : IDEA
85. Arraign. : INDICT
87. Dahomey native. : FON
88. Beverages. : SODAS
92. Feast of ___. : LOTS
93. Monte ___, Alpine peak. : LEONE
94. Brawl. : RIOT
95. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
96. Fall behind. : LAG
97. Larceny. : THEFT
98. Most paltry. : MEANEST
101. Throw: Colloq. : PEG
102. Early home of the Cajuns. : ACADIA
104. Washington's HQ in New York. : FRAUNCESTAVERN
107. Grind again. : REMILL
108. More ghostly. : EERIER
109. Playwright Rattigan. : TERENCE
110. Institute at Philadelphia. : DREXEL
111. Fiat. : DECREE
112. Racer. : SPEEDER
1. Contradicts. : REBUTS
2. Satiric. : IRONIC
3. Philanthropist Matthew. : VASSAR
4. Noun suffix. : IST
5. Thames town. : ETON
6. Mystery. : RUNE
7. Sound of "h." : ASPIRATE
8. "Fools ___ where angels . . . " : RUSHIN
9. Colorado Park. : ESTES
10. Young salmon. : PARR
11. "But ___ on forever." : IGO
12. Oceanic phenomenon. : NEAPTIDE
13. Apocryphal name. : ESDRAS
14. George III's Hessians. : MERCENARIES
15. French man's name. : ELIE
16. Month: Abbr. : NOV
17. Jewelry for men. : TIEPINS
18. Phoenician goddess. : ASTARTE
19. Certain tenants. : LESSEES
24. Alamagordo's county. : OTERO
29. Actor-composer Novello. : IVOR
32. Burst forth. : SALLIED
34. Fly high. : SOAR
35. Island in the Kattegat. : LAESO
37. Region of Peary and Byrd. : POLAR
39. ___ of entry. : PORT
42. Stannum. : TIN
43. Sculptor of classic bust of Washington. : HOUDON
45. Dollies. : MATS
46. Materia ___. : MEDICA
47. Covenant Code. : OLDLAW
48. Key ___. : LARGO
50. Wooden pin. : DOWEL
51. French pastry. : TARTE
52. Expunge. : ERASE
53. Arizona Indian. : PIMA
54. Spite. : MALICE
55. Baffles. : ELUDES
56. Aegean gulf. : SAROS
58. Char-à-___. : BANC
59. Old card game. : TAROTS
60. Fragrances. : ODORS
63. Cradle of Liberty. : FANEUILHALL
65. Thick soups. : BURGOOS
67. That: Fr. : CELA
69. Goes: Scot. : GANGS
71. Rosters. : ROTAS
72. Feminist Lucretia. : MOTT
73. Obscure. : FOG
75. "___ County." : RAINTREE
76. If ever. : ONCE
77. Debates. : CONTESTS
78. Presidential first name. : MILLARD
79. 5th cen. ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
80. Feature of 43 Across. : NETGAME
81. ___-high. : KNEE
83. Blackmore's outlaw. : DOONE
86. Removed, as a hat. : DOFFED
87. French hackney. : FIACRE
89. Be contingent on. : DEPEND
90. Punish by fine. : AMERCE
91. John Hancock was one. : SIGNER
94. French girl's name. : RENEE
97. Ceramic piece. : TILE
98. Alaskan glacier. : MUIR
99. Level. : STEP
100. Kind of vetch. : TARE
103. Pinochle score. : DIX
105. Rainbow. : ARC
106. Neckline shape. : VEE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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