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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
E
2
R
3
A
4
L
5
B
6
O
7
O
8
N
9
C
10
O
11
P
12
E
13
S
14
S
O
L
I
15
T
A
I
R
E
16
A
V
I
L
A
17
S
U
B
C
E
L
L
A
R
18
F
E
L
I
X
19
E
L
A
T
E
D
20
T
O
21
L
E
R
A
T
E
22
E
N
O
S
23
P
O
L
O
24
H
U
E
S
25
S
T
I
R
26
M
A
R
I
M
27
B
A
28
I
T
A
29
M
U
S
30
B
O
U
31
F
32
F
33
E
34
D
E
N
35
S
E
S
T
36
W
A
R
L
O
R
D
37
A
S
S
O
R
T
38
A
R
E
39
R
E
A
40
F
L
A
41
C
42
C
I
D
43
S
E
E
M
44
P
45
A
46
C
T
47
N
O
R
N
48
L
O
T
S
49
I
N
L
E
50
A
G
U
E
51
B
E
R
A
T
52
E
53
P
E
O
N
Y
54
R
E
55
H
E
A
R
S
A
L
56
E
N
S
U
E
57
S
P
A
G
H
E
T
T
I
58
S
T
E
P
S
59
E
Y
E
S
60
L
E
E
S
© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,258
Across
1
Epochal: Rare. : ERAL
5
Convivial, as a companion. : BOON
9
Contends (with). : COPES
14
Single diamond. : SOLITAIRE
16
City of Spain. : AVILA
17
Underground room. : SUBCELLAR
18
Mendelssohn. : FELIX
19
Jubilant. : ELATED
20
Put up with. : TOLERATE
22
Long-lived son of Seth. : ENOS
23
Water or turf game. : POLO
24
Colors. : HUES
25
Start moving. : STIR
26
Musical instrument. : MARIMBA
28
Give ___ try. : ITA
29
Mouse genus. : MUS
30
Opéra ___ (comic opera). : BOUFFE
34
Most compact. : DENSEST
36
Chinese military chief. : WARLORD
37
Make up of a variety of goods. : ASSORT
38
Exist. : ARE
39
Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
40
Limp. : FLACCID
43
Appear. : SEEM
44
Treaty. : PACT
47
Norse fate. : NORN
48
A great amount: Colloq. : LOTS
49
Allied. : INLEAGUE
51
Scold. : BERATE
53
Showy flower. : PEONY
54
Practice performance. : REHEARSAL
56
Follow. : ENSUE
57
Relative of vermicelli. : SPAGHETTI
58
Paces. : STEPS
59
Potato parts. : EYES
60
Dregs. : LEES
Down
1
To be: Lat. : ESSE
2
Toothed wheels for making rows of dots. : ROULETTES
3
Natives of Tirana. : ALBANIANS
4
Roman magistrate's attendant. : LICTOR
5
Shiny-pated. : BALD
6
Basic fuel. : OIL
7
Spellbinder. : ORATOR
8
Orange oil. : NEROLI
9
Restaurant. : CAFE
10
Catch up with. : OVERHAUL
11
Oriental rice-and-meat dish. : PILAU
12
Choice part. : ELITE
13
Wind instruments: Colloq. : SAXES
15
Golfer's aids. : TEES
21
London's banking street. : LOMBARD
23
Old times. : PAST
25
Mallow shrub. : SIDA
26
Half-wild cow pony. : MUSTANG
27
Use a gimlet. : BORE
29
Blackbird: Poet. : MERL
31
Anticipation. : FORETASTE
32
Orange ___. : FREESTATE
33
Cheese. : EDAM
35
Weaken in power to resist. : SOFTENUP
36
Wagon: Archaic. : WAIN
41
College program. : COURSE
42
Having a feeling of nervous fear. : CREEPY
43
Reddish-brown horse. : SORREL
44
Flutes. : PIPES
45
Concerning. : ANENT
46
Nearly equal. : CLOSE
48
Jacob's first wife. : LEAH
50
Affirmatives. : AYES
51
Pleads. : BEGS
52
Crimson foes. : ELIS
55
"Scots, wha ___ wi' Wallace bled . . . " : HAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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.

|