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, Monday, May 9, 1955

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
E
3
R
4
B
5
M
6
E
7
D
8
I
9
C
10
W
11
A
12
K
13
E
14
A
P
E
R
15
A
T
A
L
L
16
I
P
I
L
17
K
I
V
A
18
L
U
I
S
A
19
N
I
D
E
20
I
C
E
C
21
O
L
D
L
E
M
22
O
N
A
D
E
23
E
B
O
E
24
B
A
O
25
C
26
U
27
R
L
E
W
28
H
29
E
A
T
W
30
A
31
V
32
E
33
O
S
I
E
R
34
B
A
L
K
S
35
L
A
S
36
T
H
A
T
37
B
A
S
L
E
38
S
A
L
K
39
T
E
L
40
M
A
N
T
A
41
P
A
R
S
E
42
A
R
S
43
L
O
N
G
A
44
M
U
M
M
E
R
45
A
I
T
46
A
I
N
O
47
F
48
O
49
U
R
L
E
50
A
51
F
C
L
O
V
52
E
53
R
54
S
55
O
R
N
E
56
R
E
A
T
A
57
A
X
E
L
58
R
A
I
D
59
E
R
R
E
D
60
R
I
D
I
61
A
L
T
O
62
D
O
O
D
Y
63
S
T
O
P
© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,141
Across
1
Balkan native. : SERB
5
Popular TV program. : MEDIC
10
A stop between Hawaii and the Philippines. : WAKE
14
Copycat. : APER
15
___ costs (regardless of difficulty). : ATALL
16
Philippine hardwood tree. : IPIL
17
Assembly room of Pueblo Indians. : KIVA
18
Spanish girl's name. : LUISA
19
Pheasant's nest. : NIDE
20
Cry heard at a circus. : ICECOLDLEMONADE
23
Central American oil tree. : EBOE
24
___ Dai. : BAO
25
Long-legged bird. : CURLEW
28
Weather calling for 20 Across. : HEATWAVE
33
Willow. : OSIER
34
Pitchers' mistakes. : BALKS
35
Spanish article. : LAS
36
Demonstrative pronoun. : THAT
37
Swiss canton. : BASLE
38
Dr. Jonas. : SALK
39
A public utility: Abbr. : TEL
40
Devil fish. : MANTA
41
Grammar teacher's request. : PARSE
42
___, vita brevis. : ARSLONGA
44
Masquerader. : MUMMER
45
River islet. : AIT
46
Hokkaido inhabitant. : AINO
47
Lucky finds. : FOURLEAFCLOVERS
55
Caen's river. : ORNE
56
Ranch item. : REATA
57
Scandinavian man's name. : AXEL
58
Icebox incursion. : RAID
59
Lapsed. : ERRED
60
"___, Pagliacci." : RIDI
61
Tenor violin. : ALTO
62
Howdy ___. : DOODY
63
Punctuation in a telegram. : STOP
Down
1
Well-known pen name. : SAKI
2
Grand. : EPIC
3
Dream: Fr. : REVE
4
Bangle. : BRACELET
5
Marsh herb. : MALLOW
6
Chopin opus. : ETUDE
7
Lower house of the Irish legislature. : DAIL
8
German girl's name. : ILSE
9
Summer get-together in New England. : CLAMBAKE
10
Blow off chaff. : WINNOW
11
Capital of West Samoa. : APIA
12
British pirate. : KIDD
13
Robert ___. : ELEE
21
Superior: German. : OBER
22
Farmer's crop. : OATS
25
Terra ___. : COTTA
26
Poe's family of disaster. : USHER
27
Money in Iran. : RIALS
28
___ la vista (Spanish good-bye). : HASTA
29
Diminutive of Eleanor. : ELLA
30
Scare. : ALARM
31
Chopin opus. : VALSE
32
Glacial ridge. : ESKER
34
Noise. : BANG
37
Teased good-naturedly. : BANTERED
38
Tea makers in Tomsk. : SAMOVARS
40
Drudge. : MOIL
41
Trade Wind of South America. : PUNO
43
American port of entry from Mexico. : LAREDO
44
Continental term of respectful address. : MILADY
46
Emulated Brando. : ACTED
47
Tribunals. : FORA
48
Of speech. : ORAL
49
Entity. : UNIT
50
Prefix in aviation terms. : AERO
51
Game. : FARO
52
Theater sign. : EXIT
53
Fix over. : REDO
54
Garment. : SLIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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.

|