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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1954

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
A
3
M
4
B
5
O
6
O
7
A
8
R
9
O
10
M
11
A
12
S
13
H
I
S
M
A
R
K
14
D
O
W
A
G
E
15
R
16
A
R
S
E
N
A
L
17
V
O
L
C
A
N
O
18
N
E
Y
19
A
N
A
20
D
E
M
21
K
I
S
S
22
S
T
R
23
U
T
24
H
U
R
S
25
T
26
N
A
T
27
O
T
I
S
28
B
O
O
B
29
H
30
A
S
T
E
31
M
A
A
M
32
U
M
S
33
B
A
T
T
E
R
34
A
35
L
D
A
36
M
A
T
H
37
C
38
U
39
R
I
O
S
40
O
T
T
41
O
42
D
43
D
44
S
45
O
P
A
L
S
46
R
U
S
H
47
M
O
R
T
48
A
R
T
49
E
50
P
O
C
H
51
S
E
N
O
R
52
S
O
T
53
S
54
A
G
H
A
55
S
T
56
E
V
A
57
T
O
R
T
58
I
L
E
59
S
T
A
60
F
F
E
D
61
S
T
A
I
N
E
R
62
T
A
I
L
O
R
S
63
S
P
R
A
Y
S
64
A
R
D
O
R
S
© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,726
Across
1
Fabric of China's red curtain. : BAMBOO
7
Savory smells. : AROMAS
13
X. : HISMARK
14
Title of the late Queen Mary. : DOWAGER
16
___ of democracy. : ARSENAL
17
Lassen of Asosan. : VOLCANO
18
One of Napoleon's marshals. : NEY
19
Victor's chaplet. : ANADEM
21
Sugarplum. : KISS
22
Cake-walk business. : STRUT
24
Novelist Fannie. : HURST
26
Man's nickname. : NAT
27
Cornelia Skinner's father. : OTIS
28
Chump. : BOOB
29
Rapidity. : HASTE
31
Colloquial form of address. : MAAM
32
Hesitant interjections. : UMS
33
Pancake mix. : BATTER
34
Actor Robert. : ALDA
36
Short for a course of study. : MATH
37
Articles of virtu. : CURIOS
40
Ballplayer Mel. : OTT
41
Bettor's word. : ODDS
45
Precious stones. : OPALS
46
Cattail. : RUSH
47
Calling Mr. Snerd. : MORT
48
A trade or its principles : ART
49
Time period. : EPOCH
51
Spanish title. : SENOR
52
Boozers. : SOTS
54
Struck with amazement. : AGHAST
56
Zsa Zsa's sister. : EVA
57
Coiled. : TORTILE
59
Having a body of assistants. : STAFFED
61
Pigment. : STAINER
62
Members of the ILGWU. : TAILORS
63
Sprinkles. : SPRAYS
64
Warmth, fire, spirit. : ARDORS
Down
1
Priestly headdress. : BIRETTA
2
Nineveh was its capital. : ASSYRIA
3
___ Pandit. : MME
4
District in Yugoslavia. : BANAT
5
French base in Africa. : ORAN
6
Outstanding long-run play. : OKLAHOMA
7
Part of speech. : ADVERB
8
Familiar brown-stone-front sign. : ROOMS
9
Friend of Pogo. : OWL
10
Baseball immortal. : MACK
11
Opposed to. : AGAINST
12
Felt; perceived. : SENSATE
13
Two-wheeled cab. : HANSOM
15
Roll or list. : ROSTER
20
Parts for two. : DUOS
23
Letter box device. : USMAIL
25
Clause introducer. : THAT
28
Signs of spring. : BUDS
30
In one's element. : ATHOME
33
Resort town in Somerset. : BATH
35
Forfeit. : LOSE
36
Extinct volcano in California. : MTSHASTA
37
Proceeds without power. : COASTS
38
Weeds out. : UPROOTS
39
Snaring device. : RATTRAP
40
Sharp cry of pain. : OUCH
42
Worn out. : DONEFOR
43
Herders. : DROVERS
44
Short for certain Cremonas. : STRADS
46
Ginger, Buddy or Roy. : ROGERS
50
Broadcasting executive. : PALEY
51
Sedate. : STAID
53
Rustle. : STIR
55
Likely addition to "Old Glory." : STAR
58
Actress Claire. : INA
60
Girl's nickname. : FLO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 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.

|