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ALL GREEK TO ME

New York Times, Sunday, April 1, 1956

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,469
Across Down
1. Author of "Pompey's Head." : BASSO
6. Ripens. : AGES
10. African gazelle. : ADMI
14. Takes. : ACCEPTS
21. ___ propre. : AMOUR
22. Greek synonym for "Hitlerian." : DRACONIAN
24. Describing victory at great cost. : PYRRHIC
25. M. D. candidates take it. : HIPPOCRATICOATH
27. 1832 song. : AMERICA
28. Deputies: Abbr. : AGTS
29. A shout. : HOY
30. Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
31. Curved. : ARCED
33. Beachhead ship. : LST
34. Ruminant's call. : MOO
35. Drink little by little. : SIP
36. Singles. : ONES
37. Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
38. Sash. : OBI
40. Cravats. : ASCOTS
42. Ancient Briton. : PICT
43. Site of Yalta. : CRIMEA
45. Basilica part. : APSE
48. Sheep. : EWE
49. Daughter of Eurytus. : IOLE
50. Climbs, as a rope. : SHINS
51. Object used in bowling. : TENPIN
53. Poets collectively. : PARNASSUS
56. Directly: Colloq. : SPANG
57. Gloomy as the infernal river. : STYGIAN
58. Warp yarn. : ABB
59. Lachrymal drop. : TEAR
60. Venerable. : HOARY
61. Equipment. : GEAR
62. Military trials: Abbr. : CMS
63. Nonpolemic theology. : IRENICS
65. Greek goddesses. : HOURS
66. Chops up. : MINCES
68. Odd sight. : RARITY
69. Fleece. : MULCT
70. Actress Churchill. : SARAH
71. Musical theme. : TEMA
75. Draw out. : EDUCE
76. Traffic problem, Greek style. : GORDIANKNOT
78. Jetties. : MOLES
79. Lectern. : DESK
80. Vitamin ___. : PILLS
81. English poet. : NOYES
82. Plastics. : VINYLS
83. Upbraids. : SCOLDS
85. Worrying. : AFRET
86. Actress Holm. : CELESTE
87. Thus. : SIC
90. Night birds. : OWLS
91. Hauls. : DRAGS
92. Relative of a safari. : TREK
93. Aegean island. : IOS
94. Long journey, Homeric style. : ODYSSEY
96. Your: Fr. : VOTRE
97. Actors. : THESPIANS
99. Action of a gun. : RECOIL
100. Remove a ship's decks. : RAZEE
101. Grimace. : MOUE
102. ___ Arbor. : ANN
103. Rangy. : TALL
104. The victor's wreath. : LAUREL
106. Mount in Oregon. : HOOD
107. Builder of a tower. : EIFFEL
110. Poetic contraction. : OER
112. Intellect. : MIND
113. Flower. : PINK
114. Ailing. : ILL
115. "A Woman ___ Sometime Thing." : ISA
116. Verbum ___ (word to the wise). : SAP
118. Grapes or berries. : ACINI
120. Sharp taste. : TANG
121. Constellation. : ARA
122. Coteries. : SETS
123. Foot lever. : TREADLE
125. Ancient or modern peril. : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
129. Like an early flier. : ICARIAN
130. Describing U. N.'s task. : HERCULEAN
131. Army chaplain. : PADRE
132. Redeems. : RANSOMS
133. Longings: Colloq. : YENS
134. Half. : SEMI
135. Incendiarism. : ARSON
1. Island resort. : BAHAMA
2. Mexican friends. : AMIGOS
3. Appeasement, Greek style. : SOPTOCERBERUS
4. Eats. : SUPS
5. Gold: Span. : ORO
6. "___ in the bucket." : ADROP
7. Dismal. : GRAY
8. Use up. : EAT
9. Ology. : SCIENCE
10. Wild oxen. : ANOAS
11. Base of a gnomon. : DIAL
12. Doily. : MAT
13. Breathing. : INHALING
14. Kind of dance. : APACHE
15. Flower cluster. : CYME
16. Set of beliefs. : CREDO
17. Slip. : ERR
18. Name-calling speech. : PHILIPPIC
19. Twitchings. : TICS
20. Vamose! : SCAT
23. Singing group. : OCTET
26. Greek letters. : CHIS
32. Drives down. : RAMS
35. Soapstone. : STEATITE
36. Paintings. : OILS
37. Saline. : BRINY
39. Loud noise. : BANG
41. Admit. : OWN
42. Decant. : POUR
43. Burns partially. : CHARS
44. Append. : ATTACH
46. Thailand. : SIAM
47. Austrian river. : ENNS
49. "A miss ___ good as a mile." : ISAS
50. Hollywood diet of ancient times. : SPARTANFARE
52. Circuit court. : EYRE
53. Yoked. : PAIRED
54. Rub. : ABRADE
55. Weeks, for example: Abbr. : SECY
56. Care: Fr. : SOUCI
57. Former French legislature. : SENAT
60. Grips. : HOLDS
61. Helicopters. : GIROS
64. Notches. : NICKS
65. Tosses. : HURLS
66. French artist. : MANET
67. Marble. : STONE
69. Shapes. : MOLDS
70. Terriers. : SKYES
72. Utopias. : ELYSIANFIELDS
73. Woolen cloth. : MELTON
74. Tax. : ASSESS
76. Highland sportsman's servant. : GILLY
77. Norway, to its citizens. : NORGE
78. Burden for Patience. : MILKPAIL
80. Jane or Dick. : POWELL
82. Necklines. : VEES
84. "___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
85. Russian guild. : ARTEL
86. Indian. : CREE
87. Nature. : SORT
88. Sudden inspiration. : IDEA
89. Gigantic. : CYCLOPEAN
91. Snoozed. : DOZED
92. Dull sound. : THUD
95. Shoe part. : SOLE
96. Like a glazed surface. : VARNISHY
97. Captured. : TOOK
98. Foot soldiers: Abbr. : INF
100. Wreck. : RUIN
101. Tatars. : MONGOLS
105. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
106. Nehru is one. : HINDU
107. Biblical land. : ELAM
108. River mouth: Span. : ESTERO
109. Volcano in California. : LASSEN
111. Wireless. : RADIO
113. Garden spots, in Paris. : PARCS
114. People of Isfahan. : IRANI
116. Recipe direction. : STIR
117. Chest. : ARCA
119. Reticent one. : CLAM
120. Ripped up. : TORN
121. Relative of Sheraton. : ADAM
122. Isolated rock. : SCAR
124. Noun suffixes. : ARS
126. Lilliputian. : WEE
127. Charge. : FEE
128. Wartime agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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