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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 1956

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid is asymmetric.
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
A
3
V
4
A
5
L
6
P
7
O
8
L
9
E
10
G
11
R
12
O
13
W
14
A
W
A
R
E
15
E
L
A
N
16
R
A
R
E
17
P
O
S
T
A
18
G
E
D
U
E
19
A
I
D
A
20
S
L
E
E
P
E
R
21
D
R
22
E
S
S
E
R
23
M
E
T
24
R
E
V
I
S
E
R
S
25
C
26
L
27
O
U
D
28
P
A
R
A
D
E
29
H
U
B
S
30
C
A
N
31
T
E
S
32
S
33
I
34
E
35
U
N
E
36
M
A
N
G
37
L
E
R
38
A
N
D
39
G
A
R
40
R
E
T
41
E
O
S
42
B
I
D
E
43
E
S
T
44
E
R
S
45
C
O
L
O
N
46
C
47
A
48
T
C
A
L
L
S
49
B
A
A
50
A
R
A
L
S
E
A
51
F
O
R
S
52
A
53
K
54
E
55
M
A
M
A
56
C
I
57
G
A
R
E
T
T
E
S
58
P
R
I
M
59
A
N
I
S
E
60
E
R
A
S
61
S
A
L
E
62
R
E
N
T
S
63
D
I
N
E
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,443
Across
1
Controversial French figure. : LAVAL
6
Shaft. : POLE
10
Develop. : GROW
14
Informed. : AWARE
15
Vivacity. : ELAN
16
Scarce. : RARE
17
Rubber stamp on certain letters. : POSTAGEDUE
19
Opera with Egyptian background. : AIDA
20
Unexpected success. : SLEEPER
21
Bureau. : DRESSER
23
Convened. : MET
24
Play doctors, for example. : REVISERS
25
Become overcast. : CLOUD
28
Display. : PARADE
29
Centers of interest. : HUBS
30
Reel holder. : CAN
31
Diminutive of a girl's name. : TESSIE
35
French number. : UNE
36
Worker in a laundry. : MANGLER
38
Conjunction. : AND
39
Attic. : GARRET
41
Goddess who loved Tithonus. : EOS
42
Await. : BIDE
43
Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
45
Panama seaport. : COLON
46
Vociferous jeers. : CATCALLS
49
Last word of "Whiffenpoof Song." : BAA
50
Asiatic body of water. : ARALSEA
51
Abandon. : FORSAKE
55
Vocabulary of a talking doll. : MAMA
56
Tobacconist's commodity. : CIGARETTES
58
Victorian. : PRIM
59
Plant used as seasoning. : ANISE
60
Historical periods. : ERAS
61
Auction. : SALE
62
Leases. : RENTS
63
Eat formally. : DINE
Down
1
Envelops. : LAPS
2
M. P.'s concern. : AWOL
3
Decorative vessel. : VASE
4
___ Ward, American humorist. : ARTEMUS
5
Bounded. : LEAPED
6
Look closely. : PEER
7
Former. : OLD
8
Famous Scotch singer. : LAUDER
9
Deprives of force. : ENERVATES
10
Timothy and bluestem. : GRASSES
11
Stir up. : RAISE
12
Rank. : ORDER
13
Lasts. : WEARS
18
Reach. : GET
22
Marine duck. : EIDER
24
New York's hockey team. : RANGERS
25
Explosive sound. : CHUG
26
Moon goddess. : LUNA
27
Higher: Ger. : OBER
28
Cook in a shallow vessel. : PAN
30
Freight train unit. : CATTLECAR
32
Go by water. : SAIL
33
___-China. : INDO
34
British Prime Minister. : EDEN
36
Western scenery. : MESAS
37
Spanish article. : LOS
40
A seeking for publicity. : RECLAME
42
Exulted. : BOASTED
44
Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
45
Solicitude. : CARE
46
Groups who support common causes. : CAMPS
47
Parrot. : ARARA
48
Native of India or Ceylon. : TAMIL
49
Tiresome people. : BORES
51
Speedy. : FAST
52
Italian town. : ATRI
53
Edmund ___, English tragedian. : KEAN
54
Abstract being. : ESSE
57
Card game: Colloq. : GIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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.

|