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, Thursday, March 8, 1956

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
U
3
S
4
E
5
D
6
B
7
U
8
S
9
M
10
E
11
N
12
I
N
T
R
I
13
M
14
M
E
R
C
U
T
I
15
O
16
S
C
R
A
P
E
17
O
V
E
R
T
A
K
E
18
E
L
I
19
T
A
20
S
T
E
21
U
T
T
E
R
22
R
E
P
23
L
E
T
E
24
L
25
O
B
E
26
A
R
Y
A
27
N
28
A
B
R
29
U
30
P
31
T
32
M
33
E
34
C
C
A
35
M
A
36
R
T
Y
37
R
O
I
38
A
M
O
K
39
F
A
Z
E
S
40
N
A
M
E
41
T
I
P
42
R
U
N
I
N
43
O
I
L
E
R
44
T
R
E
45
M
O
R
46
M
O
47
O
R
S
48
E
A
S
49
T
50
I
N
D
I
51
C
52
T
53
S
54
S
55
O
56
R
A
S
57
E
58
E
R
I
E
59
H
I
T
60
A
P
O
S
T
61
L
E
S
62
O
R
63
M
O
L
U
64
G
A
L
L
E
O
N
S
65
N
E
A
R
E
D
66
H
E
Y
D
A
Y
67
D
R
E
S
S
© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,445

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Pondered. : MUSED
6
Drivers. : BUSMEN
12
Fit as a fiddle. : INTRIM
14
He describes Queen Mab. : MERCUTIO
16
Predicament. : SCRAPE
17
Come up with. : OVERTAKE
18
Biblical name. : ELI
19
Flavor. : TASTE
21
Sheer. : UTTER
22
Chock-full. : REPLETE
24
Part of the ear. : LOBE
26
Indo-European. : ARYAN
28
Unexpected. : ABRUPT
32
Shrine city in Saudi Arabia. : MECCA
35
Award-winning picture. : MARTY
37
Reine's husband. : ROI
38
Wildly agitated. : AMOK
39
Disconcerts: Colloq. : FAZES
40
Semblance. : NAME
41
Cant. : TIP
42
Quarrel: Colloq. : RUNIN
43
Tanker. : OILER
44
Shake. : TREMOR
46
Natives of the Barbary states. : MOORS
48
Part of the globe. : EAST
50
Brings a true bill. : INDICTS
54
Short-billed rails. : SORAS
57
Ghostly. : EERIE
59
Light upon. : HIT
60
Evangelists. : APOSTLES
62
Imitation gold leaf. : ORMOLU
64
They sailed the Spanish Main. : GALLEONS
65
Approached. : NEARED
66
Time of greatest vigor. : HEYDAY
67
Plumage. : DRESS
Down
1
Silas Marner, for example. : MISER
2
Relative. : UNCLE
3
Gaza ___. : STRIP
4
Period of years. : ERA
5
Group of insects, including the housefly. : DIPTERA
6
Sloping surface. : BEVEL
7
River in Yorkshire. : URE
8
Small and mean. : SCRUBBY
9
Speak low. : MUTTER
10
State: Fr. : ETAT
11
Army's guided missile. : NIKE
13
Substantial. : MEATY
14
Bon ___. : MOT
15
Bard's "over." : OER
20
Bluejacket. : SEAMAN
23
Complete absence. : LACK
25
Farm crop. : OATS
27
Military viceroy, in India. : NAZIM
29
Orsk's river. : URAL
30
Fruit. : POME
31
Part of a grandstand. : TIER
32
New Testament book: Abbr. : MATT
33
Turbaned noble. : EMIR
34
Long mantle worn over an alb. : COPE
36
French painter. : RENOIR
39
Symbol of luxury. : FURS
40
Unless: Lat. : NISI
42
Heated to excess. : ROASTED
43
Decreed. : ORDERED
45
Cousin of 8 Down. : MEASLY
47
Ingredient of soubise sauce. : ONION
49
Very small. : TEENY
51
Small job. : CHORE
52
Flooring material. : TILES
53
James T. Farrell's hero. : STUDS
54
Cause to give way. : SAG
55
Large spotted fish of the Atlantic. : OPAH
56
See 35 Across. : ROLE
58
Letter. : ESS
61
Mauna ___. : LOA
63
Calendar abbreviation. : MAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|