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

New York Times, Wednesday, March 3, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
O
3
O
4
L
5
M
6
A
7
S
8
K
9
S
10
A
11
C
12
H
13
E
14
A
C
M
E
15
A
B
O
N
E
16
P
H
E
W
17
D
R
A
D
18
E
N
A
U
E
R
19
P
A
R
E
20
S
A
R
G
E
S
21
R
E
V
22
E
R
S
E
S
23
E
L
I
24
A
25
L
I
L
I
26
A
27
D
28
A
29
S
O
R
30
B
31
L
A
S
32
S
33
E
34
N
35
D
I
V
36
A
37
N
E
O
38
C
E
N
E
A
G
E
39
E
V
A
D
40
E
41
C
O
O
42
D
R
U
G
S
43
L
A
N
D
G
44
R
A
N
T
45
S
46
S
L
O
T
47
E
N
T
I
R
E
48
S
E
A
49
T
50
S
N
S
51
T
E
D
52
S
53
S
N
O
54
B
55
P
56
E
57
N
I
T
E
N
58
T
59
D
R
E
60
S
61
S
62
Y
63
A
G
O
O
64
C
A
M
65
P
A
N
E
L
L
A
66
P
O
O
N
67
K
R
A
A
L
68
P
O
O
R
69
A
S
K
S
70
S
E
N
D
S
71
S
E
W
N
© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,709
Across
1. Not excited. : COOL
5. Catchers' equipment. : MASKS
10. Head ailment. : ACHE
14. Top. : ACME
15. Object of Mother Hubbard's quest. : ABONE
16. Exclamation of surprise. : PHEW
17. German policy-maker. : DRADENAUER
19. Reduce. : PARE
20. NCO's: Colloq. : SARGES
21. Changes, as a decision. : REVERSES
23. Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
25. French girl's name. : LILI
26. Oklahoma city. : ADA
29. Soak up, in chemistry. : SORB
31. Only active volcano in U. S. : LASSEN
35. Prima donna. : DIVA
37. Roughly forty million years ago. : NEOCENEAGE
39. Baffle. : EVADE
41. Pleasant associate of bill. : COO
42. Commodities of slow sale. : DRUGS
43. Appropriated sites for State colleges. : LANDGRANTS
46. Deer track. : SLOT
47. Whole. : ENTIRE
48. Box ___. : SEAT
50. Chemical symbols for tin. : SNS
51. Williams and Mack. : TEDS
53. Mrs. High Hat. : SNOB
55. Ready to atone. : PENITENT
59. White tie and tails, for instance. : DRESSY
63. A bit of baby talk. : AGOO
64. Dodger No. 39 : CAMPANELLA
66. East Indian tree. : POON
67. South African village. : KRAAL
68. Inferior. : POOR
69. Expects. : ASKS
70. Transmits. : SENDS
71. Hemmed. : SEWN
Down
1. Bounders. : CADS
2. Pods for soup. : OCRA
3. Oriental name. : OMAR
4. Shelf. : LEDGE
5. The White House. : MANSION
6. Arab's robe. : ABA
7. Tart. : SOUR
8. Bend in adoration. : KNEEL
9. Obsequious. : SERVILE
10. Informers. : APPRISERS
11. Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
12. Exclamation to attract attention. : HERE
13. Members of the flock. : EWES
18. Fish. : EELS
22. Large antelope. : ELAND
24. Betel palm. : ARECA
26. Mrs. Robert Lovett. : ADELE
27. Coffee room of café. : DIVAN
28. En ___ (in front): French. : AVANT
30. Blessings. : BOONS
32. Author Bellow and others. : SAULS
33. Incite. : EGGON
34. Retreats. : NESTS
36. New members of the family. : ADDITIONS
38. Sheds. : COTES
40. Plumed heron. : EGRET
44. Trims again. : REDECKS
45. Ladies' rubbers. : SANDALS
49. Ripped. : TORN
52. Catch. : SNARE
54. Traffic sounds. : BEEPS
55. Member of the family. : PAPA
56. Selves. : EGOS
57. Secluded spot. : NOOK
58. Treasury agent. : TMAN
60. Wild plum. : SLOE
61. Not interesting. : SLOW
62. Spin a story. : YARN
65. Water lily leaf. : PAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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.

|