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

New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1958

41-Down : What not to give or take.

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.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle