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, Monday, March 3, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
1
E
2
C
3
R
4
U
5
S
6
E
7
L
8
M
9
A
10
P
11
I
12
C
13
T
14
B
O
O
N
15
C
L
E
A
N
16
O
S
L
O
17
B
R
O
W
18
R
E
S
E
T
19
S
E
A
L
20
S
E
M
A
21
T
I
C
22
I
23
N
T
E
N
D
24
S
E
P
T
25
F
L
E
A
26
C
27
A
28
C
H
E
T
29
S
A
L
T
L
30
A
31
K
32
E
33
R
O
L
E
S
34
L
I
K
E
S
35
G
O
G
36
E
N
I
D
37
W
I
R
E
S
38
C
A
R
R
39
A
I
N
40
S
H
R
E
D
41
N
O
V
A
E
42
M
A
G
43
I
C
I
A
N
44
C
E
M
E
N
T
45
D
O
T
S
46
G
U
A
M
47
E
48
F
49
F
E
T
E
50
O
T
T
O
51
M
52
A
53
N
54
D
O
R
A
55
W
56
H
57
E
R
E
58
N
E
R
O
59
D
U
E
L
60
A
I
R
E
S
61
E
D
I
T
62
A
R
T
S
63
Y
E
A
S
T
64
R
E
Z
A
© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,170
Across
1
Color of raw silk. : ECRU
5
County seat of Dallas County, Ala. : SELMA
10
Early inhabitant of Great Britain. : PICT
14
Blessing. : BOON
15
___ up (finish). : CLEAN
16
Fjord of Norway. : OSLO
17
Upper part of a slope. : BROW
18
Put back in position. : RESET
19
Great ___ of the United States. : SEAL
20
Serving as a warning, as the color of certain poisonous snakes. : SEMATIC
22
Mean. : INTEND
24
Seven: Fr. : SEPT
25
Parasitic insect. : FLEA
26
Distinguishing mark. : CACHET
29
Great ___. : SALTLAKE
33
Parts. : ROLES
34
Regards with favor. : LIKES
35
Biblical prince, in Book of Ezekiel. : GOG
36
Bride of Sir Erec. : ENID
37
Appendages to puppets. : WIRES
38
Writer of detective stories. : CARR
39
Own: Scot. : AIN
40
Scrap. : SHRED
41
Bright new starts. : NOVAE
42
Great ___, epithet for Sir Walter Scott. : MAGICIAN
44
Lime-clay mixture. : CEMENT
45
Specks. : DOTS
46
Island of the West Pacific. : GUAM
47
Without vigor. : EFFETE
50
Footstool. : OTTOMAN
54
Dickens' Miss Spenlow. : DORA
55
In what respect? : WHERE
58
Tyrant. : NERO
59
Instance of single combat. : DUEL
60
Buenos ___. : AIRES
61
Work on the copy desk. : EDIT
62
Branch of learning. : ARTS
63
Bread ingredient. : YEAST
64
Mohammed ___ Pahlavi. : REZA
Down
1
Wanes. : EBBS
2
Heart. : CORE
3
Salon. : ROOM
4
Edmund Burke's contemptuous epithet, the "great ___." : UNWASHED
5
Handwriting. : SCRIPT
6
Choose. : ELECT
7
French article. : LES
8
Winnie ___. : MAE
9
Greater ___. : ANTILLES
10
Type of communication. : POSTAL
11
Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
12
Family. : CLAN
13
Informed. : TOLD
21
Curling marks. : TEES
23
Fabrics. : NETS
25
Simulated. : FAKED
26
Yellowish white. : CREAM
27
Ancient district of Boeotia. : AONIA
28
Adhere. : CLING
29
Sea nymph. : SIREN
30
Mexican fiber plant. : AGAVE
31
Sacred book. : KORAN
32
Great white heron. : EGRET
34
Monetary units of Italy. : LIRAS
37
The Great ___. : WHITEWAY
38
The Great ___. : COMMONER
40
Great ___, a variety of potato. : SCOT
41
Orderly. : NEAT
43
Standards of perfection. : IDEALS
44
Most attractive. : CUTEST
46
Sections of a circular skirt. : GORES
47
Icelandic poems. : EDDA
48
___ Freedoms. : FOUR
49
Worry. : FRET
51
Persian's contemporary. : MEDE
52
Where Flagstaff is: Abbr. : ARIZ
53
___ bene. : NOTA
56
Hasten. : HIE
57
Noteworthy time. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|