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

New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1957

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
A
3
R
4
I
5
A
6
S
7
P
8
A
9
S
10
G
11
Y
12
M
13
S
14
I
C
O
N
S
15
E
R
I
E
16
R
A
I
L
17
S
T
O
N
E
18
G
E
N
E
19
R
A
L
L
Y
20
T
I
M
E
21
S
A
T
U
R
A
T
E
22
E
V
E
R
23
M
O
R
E
24
C
A
B
25
I
26
N
27
R
E
D
M
A
N
28
N
29
I
30
K
E
31
O
N
A
32
O
N
A
33
N
D
O
N
34
T
W
I
G
35
M
36
A
37
S
S
E
N
A
38
N
O
39
V
E
L
T
Y
40
A
L
I
T
41
C
R
42
E
A
T
E
S
43
M
A
N
44
B
E
D
S
45
T
I
T
46
A
47
N
48
S
49
A
N
I
50
T
A
51
S
52
C
E
N
A
R
I
O
53
S
H
E
54
P
55
H
E
R
D
56
M
A
N
U
57
I
58
N
T
E
R
L
I
N
E
59
B
E
B
E
S
60
S
E
E
M
61
O
R
C
A
62
U
N
I
T
E
63
M
O
R
E
64
W
E
E
K
65
S
T
A
Y
S
© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,853
Across
1. Remarque's middle name. : MARIA
6. Health resorts. : SPAS
10. Sports training quarters. : GYMS
14. Sacred pictures. : ICONS
15. Lake city in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
16. Balustrade. : RAIL
17. Building material. : STONE
18. As a rule. : GENERALLY
20. Favorable opportunity. : TIME
21. Soak. : SATURATE
22. Always. : EVERMORE
24. Type of living quarters. : CABIN
27. American Indian. : REDMAN
28. Army's guided missile. : NIKE
31. ___ shoestring. : ONA
32. Without cessation. : ONANDON
34. Small branch. : TWIG
35. One of Napoleon's marshals. : MASSENA
38. Something unusual. : NOVELTY
40. Came to earth. : ALIT
41. Originates. : CREATES
43. Isle in Irish Sea. : MAN
44. Garden plats. : BEDS
45. Gigantic beings. : TITANS
49. Writer Loos. : ANITA
51. Plot outline. : SCENARIO
53. Religious leader. : SHEPHERD
56. By hand: Comb. form. : MANU
57. Insert between rows of words. : INTERLINE
59. Namesakes of actress Daniels. : BEBES
60. Appear. : SEEM
61. Killer whale. : ORCA
62. Combine. : UNITE
63. Further. : MORE
64. Period of time. : WEEK
65. Braces. : STAYS
Down
1. Form of address. : MISTER
2. Lively. : ACTIVE
3. Boarded. : ROOMED
4. Deepest in from the edge. : INNERMOST
5. Ibsen character. : ASE
6. Stogie: Var. : SEGAR
7. Feign. : PRETEND
8. Aborigine of Japan. : AINU
9. Prophet. : SEER
10. Persona non ___. : GRATA
11. Football stadium. : YALEBOWL
12. .001 of an inch. : MIL
13. Crafty. : SLY
19. Sprint. : RACE
21. Quality of sound. : SONANCE
23. Leonine head of hair. : MANE
25. Part of a monogram: Abbr. : INIT
26. Hungarian political personality. : NAGY
29. One of the Hebrides. : IONA
30. Entangled. : KNOTTED
33. Fragrant ointment. : NARD
34. A covenant. : TESTAMENT
35. Peggy Wood's role. : MAMA
36. Sen. Bible. : ALAN
37. Ominous. : SINISTER
39. Lode. : VEIN
42. Perfume. : ESSENCE
44. Former heavyweight champion. : BAER
46. Peninsula of SW Asia. : ARABIA
47. XC. : NINETY
48. Pickles, as fish. : SOUSES
50. Topic. : THEME
52. Spooky sound effect. : CREAK
54. Snow removal rig. : PLOW
55. Employ. : HIRE
57. Cult. : ISM
58. Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
59. City transit unit. : BUS

Answer summary: 3 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.

|