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

New York Times, Thursday, March 14, 1963

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
R
2
O
3
T
4
O
5
R
6
P
7
A
8
C
9
A
10
L
11
A
12
N
13
E
14
A
K
E
L
A
15
A
R
O
W
16
A
G
A
L
17
F
R
E
E
F
18
O
R
A
L
L
19
S
E
T
A
20
T
A
M
21
R
I
L
L
22
R
E
N
A
N
23
O
24
W
L
S
25
E
26
M
E
R
A
L
D
27
A
28
P
29
A
C
H
E
30
A
C
I
D
S
31
C
O
T
T
A
32
A
R
T
S
33
S
34
H
35
S
36
M
O
L
O
T
37
O
V
C
O
C
38
K
39
T
A
I
L
40
E
L
I
41
V
E
E
R
42
I
R
A
D
E
43
A
44
M
E
N
D
45
G
E
A
R
E
D
46
C
47
O
48
N
S
O
R
T
49
P
O
L
Y
50
A
V
A
S
T
51
I
52
T
A
L
53
A
54
H
55
A
56
S
U
R
E
57
U
N
I
N
F
58
O
59
R
M
E
D
60
U
L
E
S
61
M
U
T
E
62
L
E
O
R
A
63
S
E
W
S
64
P
S
I
S
65
A
B
R
A
M
© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,977
Across
1. Machine part. : ROTOR
6. Spotted cavy. : PACA
10. Path. : LANE
14. Wolf, in Kipling tales. : AKELA
15. In a line. : AROW
16. Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
17. Battle royal. : FREEFORALL
19. Bristle. : SETA
20. Relative of a Glengarry. : TAM
21. Brook. : RILL
22. French author. : RENAN
23. Wise ones. : OWLS
25. Color. : EMERALD
27. Geronimo, for one. : APACHE
30. Laboratory essentials. : ACIDS
31. Acolyte's garb. : COTTA
32. Lincoln Center's metier. : ARTS
33. Soothing sounds. : SHS
36. Hangover from W. W. II. : MOLOTOVCOCKTAIL
40. Yale. : ELI
41. Shift. : VEER
42. Turkish decree. : IRADE
43. Correct. : AMEND
45. Set for operation. : GEARED
46. Wife or husband. : CONSORT
49. Diverse: Prefix. : POLY
50. Nautical call. : AVAST
51. Where Leghorn is: Abbr. : ITAL
53. Sound of surprise. : AHA
56. Confident. : SURE
57. Not in the know. : UNINFORMED
60. Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
61. Hornblower's muffler. : MUTE
62. Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
63. Embroiders. : SEWS
64. Greek letters. : PSIS
65. Biblical patriarch. : ABRAM
Down
1. Finn's craft. : RAFT
2. Vegetable. : OKRA
3. Swarm. : TEEM
4. Cockney's predicament. : OLE
5. Historic air group. : RAF
6. Mona Lisa's home. : PARIS
7. Asian sea. : ARAL
8. Numismatist, for one. : COLLECTOR
9. Leather worker's tool. : AWL
10. Scientific marvels amplifying light. : LASERS
11. Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
12. Province of the U.S.A. : NATAL
13. Giant antelope. : ELAND
18. Heraldic band. : ORLE
22. Florid. : RED
23. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
24. Indeed! : WHAT
26. Assorted: Abbr. : MISC
27. Zenith. : ACME
28. Swimming hole. : POOL
29. King of Norse myth. : ATLI
30. Formed an electrical phenomenon. : ARCED
32. Hill of Rome: Lat. : AVENTINUS
33. River into the Moselle. : SAAR
34. Keep secret. : HIDE
35. Sea ___ (motor boat). : SLED
37. Surplus. : OVER
38. Baltic port. : KIEL
39. Carhop's need. : TRAY
43. Levy. : ASSESS
44. Clever remark. : MOT
45. Palmer's forte. : GOLF
46. ___ belli. : CASUS
47. Rudimentary. : OVULE
48. River into the Bug. : NAREW
49. Window parts. : PANES
52. Buckwheat tree. : TITI
53. Spanish love. : AMOR
54. Mother of Ares. : HERA
55. Bede. : ADAM
57. Strike caller. : UMP
58. Wave: Sp. : OLA
59. Defiant one, for short. : REB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|