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CROSS CURRENTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1958

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 500 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,232
Across Down
1. Refection. : REPAST
7. Composer of "Lakmé." : DELIBES
14. Reddish brown. : COPPER
20. Click beetle. : ELATER
21. Snow-capped peak, highest in Mexico. : ORIZABA
22. Attain fame. : ARRIVE
23. Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
24. Helen Hayes' play. : TIMEREMEMBERED
26. Welshman's name. : EVAN
27. Spenser's name for Ireland. : IRENA
29. Wear away. : ERODE
30. Yemen's capital. : SANA
31. City of Dante's tomb. : RAVENNA
33. Companionway. : STAIRS
35. Playing card. : TEN
36. Greek letter. : ETA
37. Regard. : ESTEEM
41. Shadowers. : TAILERS
43. For the ___. : NONCE
45. Prickly pear. : TUNA
46. Italian poet. : ARIOSTO
49. Fear. : DREAD
50. Poet Seeger. : ALAN
51. Heath. : MOOR
52. Indian state. : ASSAM
56. Complete. : PLENARY
58. Thinner. : BONIER
60. Agency of ration-book days. : OPA
61. Hatters' molds. : SHAPES
64. Heavy wave. : SEA
65. Ermine. : STOAT
66. Deer track. : SLOT
67. Resort near Newport, R. I. : TIVERTON
69. Dilatory one. : SLOWPOKE
71. Breslau's river. : ODER
72. Uneven, as if worn away. : EROSE
75. One of the top brass. : VIP
77. Gives vigor to. : NERVES
78. By. : PER
79. Accessory for 14 Down. : TRIPOD
80. "Marry ___ . . . " : INHASTE
82. Up and doing. : ASTIR
84. Frozen: Fr. : GELE
85. ___ in the wood. : AGED
86. ___ academy. : NAVAL
90. Japanese banjo. : SAMISEN
92. Learning. : LORE
93. Official of Caesar's day. : EDILE
94. Teamster. : CARTMAN
97. Ancient pillars. : STELES
99. Sloths. : AIS
100. Mother bear: Span. : OSA
101. Covered with metal. : PLATED
105. Parts within. : INSIDES
107. Practices. : USES
109. "There is ___ in the affairs of men . . . " : ATIDE
110. Conger fisher. : EELER
113. Sandy tract. : DUNE
114. Museum treasure from 15th century. : GUTENBERGBIBLE
117. The Tin Woodman's aid. : OILCAN
119. Girl's name, from Greek goddess. : ARIANA
120. Money to bind a bargain. : EARNEST
121. Character in "Swann's Way." : ODETTE
122. Hole-enlarger. : REAMER
123. Police maneuver. : DRAGNET
124. Buffeted. : TOSSED
1. Clerical title. : REVEREND
2. Ascenseur or lift. : ELEVATOR
3. Navy device for detecting mines. : PARAVANE
4. Make amends. : ATONE
5. Tokyo coin. : SEN
6. Expresses. : TRAINS
7. Be overfond. : DOTE
8. Land of Finn MacCool. : ERIN
9. City founded in 1535. : LIMA
10. Verbal suffix. : IZE
11. Unmasks. : BARES
12. President of Germany, 1919–25. : EBERT
13. Last home of R. L. S. : SAMOA
14. TV devices. : CAMERAS
15. Eye: Poet. : ORB
16. Company chief: Abbr. : PRES
17. Freebooter. : PIRATE
18. Equalizer. : EVENER
19. Military fieldworks. : REDANS
25. Press feature. : EDITORIAL
28. Palm. : RATTAN
32. One who heckles. : NEEDLER
34. Hindu guitar. : SITAR
38. Member of Faulkner's fictional family. : EULASNOPES
39. Lake of Finland. : ENARE
40. ___ time (often). : MANYA
42. ___ Alamos. : LOS
44. Former Senator from Kansas. : CAPPER
46. Certain envoys: Abbr. : AMBS
47. Source. : ROOT
48. Part of the earth's atomosphere. : IONOSPHERE
53. Met's choreographer. : SOLOV
54. Buy a pig in ___. : APOKE
55. Starbuck and Stubbs, for example. : MATES
57. Laboratory compound. : ESTER
59. Short jackets. : ETONS
61. ___ gap (repair a defect). : STOPA
62. Cloaks. : HIDES
63. Ward off. : AVERT
66. Advertiser's spectacular. : SPREAD
68. Begin. : ORIGINATE
70. Humidity. : WETNESS
73. Fish. : SOLE
74. Famous garden. : EDEN
75. Small bottles. : VIALS
76. Fort Knox garden. : INGOT
79. March. : TRAMP
81. Small Antarctic penguin. : ADELIE
83. Noun suffix. : IST
87. Arched bridges. : VIADUCTS
88. Estrange. : ALIENATE
89. Decreased. : LESSENED
91. Coast of India. : MALABAR
94. One of the Felidae. : COUGAR
95. Confirm. : ASSURE
96. Province of ancient Rome. : RAETIA
98. Implant deeply. : ENROOT
102. Fatigued. : TIRED
103. Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
104. Actress Paget. : DEBRA
106. Loafs. : IDLES
108. Groove. : SEAM
110. Man's name. : EBEN
111. Other. : ELSE
112. Latvian. : LETT
115. Compass point. : NNE
116. Participial suffix. : ING
118. Form of Esperanto : IDO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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