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.

New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
1
M
2
O
3
S
4
C
5
O
6
W
7
T
8
H
9
E
10
M
11
A
12
T
13
I
14
C
15
A
V
E
R
S
E
16
H
O
M
I
C
I
D
E
17
R
E
P
E
A
T
18
I
M
P
L
O
D
E
S
19
A
R
T
S
20
P
21
A
N
E
L
22
S
Y
S
T
23
S
24
T
A
T
E
R
O
25
O
M
26
I
27
M
28
P
E
R
I
L
29
S
Y
R
I
30
A
31
N
32
S
33
S
U
L
T
A
N
A
34
O
C
E
A
N
35
A
N
A
36
I
T
S
37
R
38
E
T
39
G
I
E
40
A
C
T
41
O
N
42
E
L
U
43
S
I
V
E
44
C
H
A
F
E
45
R
46
S
47
B
O
N
U
S
E
S
48
F
R
E
E
49
H
A
N
D
S
50
I
51
L
52
S
E
53
B
R
I
N
G
54
P
55
O
56
S
57
T
58
M
A
I
N
59
T
A
I
N
60
A
61
M
E
B
A
E
62
P
U
L
S
A
T
E
D
63
T
A
C
O
M
A
64
I
D
L
E
N
E
S
S
65
E
S
T
E
E
M
© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,165
Across
1
European capital. : MOSCOW
7
Of a musical motif. : THEMATIC
15
Unwilling. : AVERSE
16
A police squad. : HOMICIDE
17
Tell to someone else. : REPEAT
18
Bursts inward. : IMPLODES
19
Subtle wiles. : ARTS
20
Long narrow picture. : PANEL
22
Method: Abbr. : SYST
23
Cabin. : STATEROOM
26
Endanger. : IMPERIL
29
Neighbors of the Lebanese. : SYRIANS
33
Small, white seedless grape. : SULTANA
34
Deep water. : OCEAN
35
Literary scraps. : ANA
36
Possessive pronoun. : ITS
37
Soak flax. : RET
39
"Oh, wad some power the giftie ___ us . . . " : GIE
40
Exert power. : ACTON
42
Hard to pin down. : ELUSIVE
44
June and rose beetles. : CHAFERS
47
Business plums. : BONUSES
48
Drawings done without mechanical aids. : FREEHANDS
50
Fraulein's name. : ILSE
53
Fetch a price. : BRING
54
Enter in a ledger. : POST
58
Keep up. : MAINTAIN
60
Simple life forms. : AMEBAE
62
Throbbed. : PULSATED
63
Port on Puget Sound. : TACOMA
64
Doing nothing. : IDLENESS
65
Regard. : ESTEEM
Down
1
Name taken by Naomi. : MARA
2
Done with. : OVER
3
30 days: Abbr. : SEPT
4
Flaming vessel used as a torch. : CRESSET
5
Female bear: Span. : OSA
6
Sign it pays to believe in. : WETPAINT
7
Biblical possessive. : THINE
8
Ballpark thrills. : HOMERS
9
Make use of. : EMPLOY
10
Wire measure. : MIL
11
Not like an orderly universe. : ACOSMIC
12
Orderly. : TIDY
13
Roman date. : IDES
14
___ la guerre. : CEST
21
Successful U. S. missile. : ATLAS
24
Airplane for beginners. : TRAINER
25
Flowery of speech. : OROTUND
26
Rebecca's father, in "Ivanhoe." : ISAAC
27
Chew vigorously. : MUNCH
28
Silver: Span. : PLATA
30
Shield or protection. : AEGIS
31
Gullible. : NAIVE
32
Knives. : SNEES
37
Prohibit again. : REBAN
38
Stretch out. : ELONGATE
41
What not to give or take. : OFFENSE
43
Possible culprit. : SUSPECT
45
Partial refund. : REBATE
46
Succession. : SERIES
49
Does. : HINDS
50
Kaffir troop. : IMPI
51
Praise. : LAUD
52
Relative of a jamb. : SILL
55
Double-reed instrument. : OBOE
56
Ditto. : SAME
57
Twenty mules. : TEAM
59
Florida tinge. : TAN
61
Moms. : MAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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.

|