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

New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
1
P
2
A
3
S
4
H
5
A
6
S
7
W
8
H
9
I
10
P
11
C
U
L
T
U
R
A
12
L
13
L
A
U
R
E
14
L
15
L
E
V
I
G
A
T
E
16
A
N
G
O
R
A
17
A
B
E
L
E
18
R
A
19
B
I
D
20
N
U
T
21
S
L
O
T
22
F
A
V
O
R
23
R
A
K
E
24
S
O
L
25
T
A
P
E
R
26
W
A
G
E
R
27
S
I
28
G
H
T
29
N
O
30
T
I
C
E
S
31
L
E
E
32
K
33
S
A
L
E
34
C
35
R
U
I
S
E
36
R
37
B
E
R
38
T
39
H
40
C
H
E
E
R
41
Y
E
42
R
B
Y
43
R
A
44
B
45
O
I
L
Y
46
D
E
L
A
Y
47
C
A
R
L
48
B
M
A
49
C
A
D
I
Z
50
S
H
I
N
E
51
R
E
T
52
A
I
N
53
C
O
54
R
T
I
N
E
S
55
A
R
E
N
D
S
56
T
R
U
E
N
E
S
S
57
A
D
D
S
58
S
E
W
E
R
S
© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,362
Across Down
1. Egyptian titles. : PASHAS
7. Senator Saltonstall’s role in the Senate. : WHIP
11. The “C” in Unesco. : CULTURAL
13. Symbol of distinction. : LAUREL
15. Make smooth by polishing. : LEVIGATE
16. Variety of domestic cat. : ANGORA
17. The white poplar. : ABELE
18. Enthusiastic to excess. : RABID
20. Cashew. : NUT
21. Part of a vending machine. : SLOT
22. Vote aye. : FAVOR
23. Subject of Hogarth engravings and new opera. : RAKE
24. Impresario Hurok. : SOL
25. Come to a point. : TAPER
26. Welsher’s nonpayment. : WAGER
27. Part of a rifle. : SIGHT
29. News on the bulletin board. : NOTICES
31. Member of the onion family. : LEEK
33. Department store specialty. : SALE
34. SS Helena, for instance. : CRUISER
37. A job, in Britain. : BERTH
40. Bravo. : CHEER
41. He wrote “The Saracen Blade.” : YERBY
43. Jewish title of respect. : RAB
45. Slick. : OILY
46. Procrastinate. : DELAY
47. Congressman Vinson. : CARL
48. Doctors’ group in England. : BMA
49. Seaport of Spain. : CADIZ
50. A liking or fancy: Slang. : SHINE
51. Engage by a fee prepaid. : RETAIN
53. President of Mexico. : CORTINES
55. Republican Whip in the House. : ARENDS
56. Exactness of adjustment. : TRUENESS
57. Uses the comptometer. : ADDS
58. Cross-stitchers. : SEWERS
1. Villages of the Zunis and the Hopis. : PUEBLOS
2. Cells in a honeycomb. : ALVEOLI
3. Long-legged bird. : STILT
4. Pythonic. : HUGE
5. Macaw. : ARA
6. Viceroy. : SATRAP
7. Staff of authority. : WAND
8. Hold fast. : HUG
9. Ancient epoch. : IRONAGE
10. Wigs. : PERUKES
11. A group assorted on some basis. : CLASS
12. Fermenting agent. : LEAVEN
13. Place for a grizzly. : LAIR
14. Future. : LATER
19. Golfer-of-the-year, 1952. : BOROS
22. Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. : FATES
23. Lindy Remigino, for instance. : RACER
25. Pronoun. : THEIR
26. Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. : WILEY
28. Sticking to fingers. : GLUEY
30. Relative of 16 Across. : TABBY
32. In right pitch. : KEYED
34. She-monster slain by Bellerophon. : CHIMERA
35. Of the same nature or kind. : RELATED
36. Belonging to a nearly extinct class. : RELICT
38. Aide in Marciano’s corner. : TRAINER
39. Double ___ (close partnership). : HARNESS
40. Hooded ophidian. : COBRA
42. Symbols of sharpness. : RAZORS
44. Make joyous. : BLESS
46. Governors Thornton and McCarthy. : DANS
47. Crepe de ___. : CHINE
49. Spanish commanders. : CIDS
50. Philadelphia pepper pot. : STEW
52. Companion of “or.” : AND
54. Feel regret. : RUE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|