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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, May 3, 1953

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,414
Across Down
1. Priest of Sitsang. : LAMA
5. Where the Ringstrasse is: Ger. : WIEN
9. House additions. : ELLS
13. First name of Ambassador to Italy. : CLARE
18. Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
19. Goal of the Panmunjom meetings. : ARMISTICE
21. Miss Turner and others. : LANAS
22. Ike. : THIRTYFOURTHPRESIDENT
25. Tobacco drier. : OAST
26. Mr. Kuchel's new title: Abbr. : SEN
27. Necklines. : VEES
28. Safekeeping. : STORAGE
29. Esquire. : ARMIGER
31. Handle of a pail. : BAIL
32. Board regulating air traffic. : CAA
33. Monazite and stibnite. : ORES
34. Negative conjunction. : NOR
35. Proclaimed enthusiastically. : SUNG
36. City on the Yukon. : DAWSON
38. Accept, as a report. : ADOPT
41. Novelist Delmar. : VINA
42. A mouthful. : GOB
43. Uhlan's weapon. : SPEAR
46. Steely. : HARD
47. Its harbor is frozen Dec. to Feb. : RIGA
48. Trips on the S.S. Nassau. : CRUISES
50. Cartoonist Gardner ___. : REA
52. Island group in the Bering Sea. : ALEUTIAN
54. Hair bun. : CHIGNON
55. Jump rope. : SKIP
56. Kentucky Derby, for instance. : BIGRACE
57. Member of JCS. : BRADLEY
58. Happy. : RIANT
59. Gumbo. : OKRA
60. Vestibule appurtenance. : DOORMAT
61. U. S. Ambassador to Spain. : DUNN
62. Ethel Merman role. : ANNIE
64. City on the Ganges. : BENARES
65. Discoverer of Greenland. : ERICSON
68. Former Washington Senator. : CAIN
69. Singer Dorothy of the Met. : KIRSTEN
70. Tchaikovsky ballet. : SWANLAKE
71. Cycle. : ERA
72. Apelike. : SIMIOID
73. Avigated. : FLEW
74. Cuckoos. : ANIS
75. Bend in prayer. : KNEEL
77. Across: Prefix. : DIA
78. Tackle. : GEAR
79. Makes hep. : WISES
80. Renter. : LEASER
82. Word of admonition. : DONT
83. Gen. Vandenberg's jurisdiction. : AIR
84. Mountain in Greece. : OSSA
87. Good times. : UPS
88. South ___. : BEND
89. Center of diamond industry. : ANTWERP
93. Bride-to-be. : FIANCEE
95. "___ the dawn." : CAME
96. German composer. : ABT
97. Silkworm. : ERIA
98. Now Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare. : FEDERALSECURITYAGENCY
102. Shunned: Fr. : EVITE
103. Churchill's opposition. : LABORITES
104. Raises aloft: Colloq. : SKIES
105. Dodger captain. : REESE
106. Made a web. : SPUN
107. She had a "delicate air." : LASS
108. Enzymes. : ASES
1. Viennese composer. : LEHAR
2. Mimicry. : APISM
3. Maurice Tobin's successor. : MARTINPDURKIN
4. Height: Abbr. : ALT
5. Cookie. : WAFER
6. Golf club. : IRON
7. Rhea's cousin. : EMU
8. Freedom from worry and the world. : NIRVANA
9. Girl's name. : ETHEL
10. Edges. : LIPS
11. Banker's document: Abbr. : LCR
12. Back-and-forth procedure. : SEESAW
13. Addison's pen name. : CLIO
14. Spanish highwayman. : LADRONE
15. Close to: Poet. : ANEAR
16. Wide open space. : RANGE
17. Owner of a coonskin cap. : ESTES
18. Meeting place of ancient Greece. : STOA
20. Popular cartoonist. : STEIG
23. Flanders river. : YSER
24. Harriman's successor. : STASSEN
30. Obtained. : GOT
31. Synthetic rubber. : BUNA
32. 3 Down, 55 Down, etc. : CABINET
35. Advertisement. : SIGN
36. Illinois Senator. : DOUGLAS
37. Almost defunct bureau. : OPS
38. Captain in Ishmael's tale. : AHAB
39. Ultramodern artist. : DALI
40. Native of Salem. : OREGONIAN
41. Roman highways. : VIAE
42. Football players. : GRIDMEN
44. Natives of El Dorado. : ARKANSANS
45. Control. : REIN
47. Costa ___. : RICA
48. Partially burned. : CHARRED
49. Bean. : SOY
51. Clever. : APT
53. Weed. : TARE
54. Part of Tito's country. : CROATIA
55. He succeeded Sawyer. : SINCLAIRWEEKS
57. Greeting in the Latin Quarter. : BONSOIR
58. Archaeologist's delight. : RUIN
60. Jeers. : DERIDES
61. Emulate Al Capp. : DRAW
62. Winner at no trump. : ACE
63. Stool pigeon: Slang. : NARK
64. Native of Barbados. : BIM
65. Pitcher. : EWER
66. Itinerant fruit picker. : OKIE
67. Scotch loch. : NESS
69. Mauna Loa's large crater. : KILAUEA
70. Thin strip of wood. : SLAT
72. Comprehend. : SEE
73. Parry. : FEND
76. Birds of the hawk family. : ELANETS
78. Regan's sister. : GONERIL
79. To ___. : WIT
81. Hocus-pocus, mumbo jumbo, etc. : SPELLS
82. Take exception. : DEMUR
83. Theatrical group. : ANTA
84. Bid. : OFFER
85. One who can't keep a secret. : SIEVE
86. Coming role for Rita Hayworth. : SADIE
88. English essayist. : BACON
89. Bottomless pit. : ABYSS
90. Basketballer Vandeweghe. : ERNIE
91. Elmer and Betty. : RICES
92. Antes. : PAYS
94. Indian of Canada. : CREE
95. Island near Leyte. : CEBU
96. Stuttering comedian. : ATES
99. Fathead. : SAP
100. Thus: Latin. : ITA
101. 1,890,000 girls. : GSA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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