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

DOUBLE DIVERSION

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1953

Author: Herbert Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 720 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
Herbert Arensberg has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
1
A
2
R
3
M
4
S
5
A
6
L
7
P
8
S
9
I
10
S
11
L
12
A
13
M
14
E
15
C
16
T
17
A
18
L
19
S
W
E
E
T
20
S
W
E
E
T
21
T
H
O
M
A
22
S
T
H
O
M
A
23
S
24
W
A
G
G
A
W
A
G
G
A
25
H
E
A
R
Y
E
H
E
A
R
Y
E
26
I
R
A
27
G
A
V
E
28
L
29
Y
E
D
30
A
F
R
O
31
D
I
S
T
32
G
E
N
33
T
I
L
E
34
F
E
A
R
35
S
P
A
R
S
36
E
37
T
I
T
38
R
E
E
39
F
I
S
K
40
B
A
H
I
A
41
L
42
O
S
E
L
43
R
44
A
45
C
E
R
46
W
A
F
T
47
E
E
L
E
R
48
M
E
N
A
G
E
49
A
G
A
S
50
M
A
S
T
51
K
N
E
L
L
52
D
E
C
A
R
E
53
M
A
R
54
K
I
T
T
Y
55
K
I
T
T
Y
56
P
O
R
T
S
57
A
R
A
58
B
I
S
T
59
F
I
N
E
S
60
P
A
Y
E
R
61
C
62
H
63
A
64
R
A
C
E
M
E
65
L
I
T
E
R
66
C
E
R
E
67
O
68
A
H
U
S
69
A
G
A
L
70
R
71
E
E
F
E
R
72
P
A
T
I
N
73
A
74
L
O
S
S
75
M
A
R
T
76
S
77
N
A
T
S
78
P
O
M
E
S
79
D
80
E
L
P
H
I
81
A
R
A
82
H
83
U
R
R
Y
84
R
A
R
E
R
85
P
A
N
A
C
H
E
86
R
A
T
O
N
87
P
A
N
G
O
P
88
A
N
G
O
89
H
U
T
90
B
91
H
O
P
A
L
92
C
A
N
N
Y
93
E
P
E
E
94
C
O
S
T
95
S
L
A
T
E
S
96
H
O
D
G
E
97
S
T
O
A
98
R
A
P
H
E
99
C
E
S
A
R
100
H
E
N
R
Y
101
S
L
E
D
102
M
E
T
103
R
A
H
104
S
105
T
O
R
G
E
106
B
O
E
R
107
M
A
L
T
108
E
109
S
110
E
111
A
C
E
112
A
113
I
P
S
O
114
S
A
T
I
115
G
E
R
I
116
D
O
R
117
P
H
E
L
118
P
S
P
H
E
119
L
P
S
120
G
121
O
I
N
G
G
122
O
I
N
G
123
Y
E
S
S
I
R
Y
E
S
S
I
R
124
H
E
L
L
O
H
E
L
L
O
125
S
H
O
G
I
126
Y
E
T
T
A
127
T
S
A
O
128
T
R
E
Y
© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,344
Across Down
1. Charles E. Wilson’s province. : ARMS
5. Skier’s mecca. : ALPS
9. The religion of Mohammed. : ISLAM
14. Outer: Anat. : ECTAL
19. One way of chirping. : SWEETSWEET
21. Radio baritone. : THOMASTHOMAS
24. City in N. S. Wales, Australia. : WAGGAWAGGA
25. Opening sentence in court procedure. : HEARYEHEARYE
26. Novelist Wolfert. : IRA
27. Yielded. : GAVE
28. Alkalized. : LYED
30. Of a continent. : AFRO
31. Territorial division: Abbr. : DIST
32. Former famous ace. : GENTILE
34. Subject of one of the Freedoms. : FEAR
35. Few and far between. : SPARSE
37. Small bird. : TIT
38. Female ruff. : REE
39. University in Nashville. : FISK
40. São Salvador, Brazil. : BAHIA
41. Ne’er-do-well: Arch. : LOSEL
43. Black snake. : RACER
46. Float gently. : WAFT
47. Catcher of congers. : EELER
48. Household. : MENAGE
49. Turkish chiefs. : AGAS
50. Word in a Dana title. : MAST
51. Fifth word of Gray’s “Elegy.” : KNELL
52. 0.2471 acre. : DECARE
53. Disfigure. : MAR
54. Call to a pet. : KITTYKITTY
56. Seaboard cities. : PORTS
57. T. E. Lawrence was one. : ARABIST
59. Penalties. : FINES
60. Bank teller. : PAYER
61. Chinese tea. : CHA
64. Flower cluster. : RACEME
65. Measure of capacity. : LITER
66. Covered with wax. : CERE
67. Honolulu is ___ seaport. : OAHUS
69. Bedouin kerchief cord. : AGAL
70. Mackinaw. : REEFER
72. Green film on bronze. : PATINA
74. Deprivation. : LOSS
75. Bazaars. : MARTS
77. Clark Griffith’s men. : NATS
78. Apples. : POMES
79. Scene of a famous oracle. : DELPHI
81. Constellation. : ARA
82. Get a move on! : HURRY
84. Not as common. : RARER
85. Aigrette. : PANACHE
86. Boca ___, Fla. : RATON
87. Samoan port. : PANGOPANGO
89. Cabin. : HUT
90. State in central India. : BHOPAL
92. Sagacious. : CANNY
93. Dueling weapon. : EPEE
94. Outlay. : COST
95. Schoolroom appurtenances. : SLATES
96. U. S. general of Third Army. : HODGE
97. Portico. : STOA
98. Seam of the tongue: Anat. : RAPHE
99. Composer Franck. : CESAR
100. Popular radio character. : HENRY
101. Husky vehicle. : SLED
102. Musical mecca. : MET
103. Sideline yell. : RAH
104. Affection animals have for their young. : STORGE
106. Oom Paul was one. : BOER
107. “The ___ Falcon.” : MALTESE
111. Zoological suffix. : ACEA
113. ___ facto. : IPSO
114. Horned goddess of Egypt. : SATI
115. One of the wolves of Odin. : GERI
116. Mine ___ (gold mine): Fr. : DOR
117. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. : PHELPSPHELPS
120. Auctioneer’s admonition. : GOINGGOING
123. Black sheep said it. : YESSIRYESSIR
124. Refrain in a Menotti opera. : HELLOHELLO
125. Japanese form of chess. : SHOGI
126. Girl’s name. : YETTA
127. Ancient Chinese state. : TSAO
128. Card. : TREY
1. Cognizant. : AWARE
2. Unfilial daughter. : REGAN
3. One of the Little Women. : MEG
4. More theatrical. : STAGIER
5. Fluttering. : AWAVE
6. De ___ ferenda (for proposing a law): Lat. : LEGE
7. Work diligently. : PEG
8. Driest. : STALEST
9. Other: Scot. : ITHER
10. Tool house. : SHED
11. Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano. : LOA
12. Biblical king, possibly Hammurabi. : AMRAPHEL
13. London’s silk-stocking district. : MAYFAIR
14. Character of a people. : ETHOS
15. M. I. T. degree. : CHE
16. Amphibian. : TOAD
17. Punjab city. : AMRITSAR
18. Surround (with “to”); 2 wds. : LAYSIEGE
19. Gulp of liquid. : SWIG
20. Marshy land. : SWALE
22. Jagged part. : SERRA
23. Mediate successfully. : SETTLE
29. Russian plane. : YAK
33. Very: Fr. : TRES
34. Share and share alike. : FIFTYFIFTY
35. ___ Lunn. : SALLY
36. Type of printing plate. : ELECTRO
39. Warning to get out of the way: Archery. : FAST
40. Ingredient of borscht. : BEETS
42. Miss Munson and others. : ONAS
43. New Zealand myrtle. : RAMARAMA
44. Soup ingredient in the Orient. : AGARAGAR
45. Vulture of southern U. S. : CARACARA
46. Inventor of a steam engine. : WATT
47. Stage direction. : ENTER
48. Nothing but. : MERE
50. Silas Marner. : MISER
51. Well-known fence-buster. : KINER
52. Senior diplomat. : DOYEN
54. Novel of 1901. : KIM
55. Outdoor toys. : KITES
56. M. Mayer’s headquarters. : PARIS
58. Girdle. : BELT
60. First two words of a nursery rhyme. : PETERPETER
61. Lickety-brindle. : CHOPCHOP
62. Supersecret. : HUSHHUSH
63. Course of a meal: Fr. : ASSIETTE
65. Catch on. : LEARN
66. Carved gem. : CAMEO
68. ___ Nazimova. : ALLA
71. Matriculate. : ENROL
72. Novel of 1925. : PORGY
73. Paroemiographer’s brain child. : ADAGE
76. Machine tools. : SHAPERS
78. Velvety fabric. : PANNE
80. Wine: Prefix. : ENO
83. Miss Hagen and others. : UTAS
84. Lank. : RANGY
85. Breath: Comb. form. : PNEA
86. List. : ROTA
87. Army chaplain. : PADRE
88. “Like two peas in ___.” : APOD
90. Whitens. : BLEACHES
91. Relative of marijuana: Var. : HASHEESH
92. Africans. : CONGOESE
94. Woman suffragist. : CATT
95. Rasping. : SCRAPY
96. S. S. S. Chief. : HERSHEY
97. Dexterity. : SLEIGHT
98. Kindle anew. : RELIGHT
100. Bill Boyd. : HOPPY
101. Tosspot. : SOT
102. Stage star. : MARGO
105. Hebrew month: Var. : TISRI
106. Port on the Persian Gulf. : BASRA
107. Park connected with Edison. : MENLO
108. Roman factotum. : EDILE
109. Filial. : SONLY
110. Hence. : ERGO
112. Too. : ALSO
114. Narrow strip of land. : SPIT
115. River in New Mexico. : GILA
118. Kind of iron. : PIG
119. Naval vessel. : LST
121. Letters. : OES
122. Poetic contraction. : OER

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|