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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
1
C
2
A
3
N
4
T
5
A
6
B
7
A
8
F
9
T
10
J
11
O
12
A
13
B
14
A
L
E
E
15
R
O
M
E
O
16
I
G
N
I
17
P
A
S
S
18
E
N
G
E
R
P
19
I
G
E
O
N
20
T
I
T
T
L
E
21
S
A
N
S
G
E
N
E
22
C
A
S
23
H
24
L
O
S
E
25
T
26
R
27
E
A
T
S
O
28
F
29
T
U
R
30
N
31
E
32
R
33
H
O
R
S
E
34
T
R
35
A
C
E
36
O
V
A
37
E
Y
R
E
38
T
E
A
C
H
39
T
M
E
N
40
I
C
E
41
V
A
L
U
E
42
A
R
E
N
T
43
R
E
D
44
C
A
P
45
D
I
46
G
S
I
N
T
O
47
A
L
D
48
A
49
N
A
P
A
50
S
51
T
52
A
R
S
A
N
53
D
54
N
E
L
55
L
56
I
57
E
58
P
A
S
S
E
N
G
E
59
R
T
R
A
I
N
S
60
U
P
T
O
61
C
U
T
E
R
62
N
E
U
T
63
N
E
O
N
64
E
S
S
A
Y
65
D
U
S
E
© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,025
Across
1
Jargon. : CANT
5
Sternward. : ABAFT
10
Commander of David's army. : JOAB
14
Sailor's term. : ALEE
15
Montague man. : ROMEO
16
Burning: Prefix. : IGNI
17
Extinct American species. : PASSENGERPIGEON
20
Iota. : TITTLE
21
Without constraint, in France. : SANSGENE
22
Currency. : CASH
24
Let slip by. : LOSE
25
Deals with. : TREATSOF
29
Gymnast. : TURNER
33
Gym appurtenance. : HORSE
34
Outline. : TRACE
36
Eggs, in biology. : OVA
37
Fictional Jane. : EYRE
38
School. : TEACH
39
Certain agents. : TMEN
40
Freeze. : ICE
41
Prize. : VALUE
42
Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
43
Nearly extinct American species? : REDCAP
45
Investigates. : DIGSINTO
47
Great name in opera. : ALDA
49
California city. : NAPA
50
___ Bars. : STARSAND
54
Melba. : NELLIE
58
Nearly extinct American species? : PASSENGERTRAINS
60
Scheming: Colloq. : UPTO
61
More like a doll. : CUTER
62
Abbreviation in grammar. : NEUT
63
Type of sign. : NEON
64
E. B. White specialty. : ESSAY
65
Great name in the theater. : DUSE
Down
1
Nemo, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
2
Mountain range in Asia. : ALAI
3
Homely spot. : NEST
4
Item for the courts. : TESTCASE
5
Matt Dillon. : ARNESS
6
Quagmire. : BOG
7
City SE of Fort Dodge. : AMES
8
Wild. : FERAL
9
Best. : TOPNOTCH
10
Measure of a sort. : JIGGER
11
S-shaped curve. : OGEE
12
At another time. : ANON
13
Twining stem. : BINE
18
Make proud. : ELATE
19
Matter in question. : ISSUE
23
Resting place. : HOTEL
25
"___ Finest Hour." : THEIR
26
Harvard philosopher. : ROYCE
27
Strayed from truth. : ERRED
28
Artifice. : FRAUD
30
Name, in Latin. : NOMEN
31
Consequence. : EVENT
32
___ earth. : RANTO
35
___ the hole. : ACEIN
38
Variety show number. : TAPDANCE
39
___ error. : TRIALAND
41
French dance. : VALSE
42
Old Turkish coin. : ASPER
44
Frémont's guide, 1842–44. : CARSON
46
Crane support. : GANTRY
48
Character in "Macbeth." : ANGUS
50
Told, as yarns. : SPUN
51
Ribbon. : TAPE
52
Concerning. : ASTO
53
Troop units: Abbr. : DETS
55
Stead. : LIEU
56
"Truth is not ___." : INUS
57
East: Sp. : ESTE
59
Part of Agriculture: Abbr. : REA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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.

|