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TREASURE-TROVE

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1956

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,539
Across Down
1. Cordial. : ANISETTE
9. Push. : SHOVE
14. Penitential Psalm. : MISERERE
22. American hardwood trees. : REDASHES
23. Manolete's victims. : TOROS
24. Spray. : ATOMIZER
25. Recent archaeological discovery. : DEADSEASCROLLS
27. The art of disputation. : POLEMICS
28. Before. : ERE
29. Constellation. : ALTAR
30. Old-fashioned people. : FOGEYS
32. Overdo the heart throbs. : EMOTE
33. Between Mont. and Minn. : NDAK
35. Indo-European. : ARYAN
37. Window part. : PANE
38. Cut. : PARE
40. Hue. : TONE
41. Snows: Fr. : NEIGES
43. Of ancient Greeks. : EOLIC
45. Diminutive of a girl's name. : REBA
49. Neighbors of the Assyrians. : MEDES
51. Living ___. : WAGE
54. Eight furlongs. : MILE
55. Fused refuse. : SLAG
56. Colombia, for instance. : ESTADO
59. Blanche of the Met. : THEBOM
61. Con ___. : AMORE
63. That: Span. : ESA
64. Blockade buster. : AIRLIFT
66. Gay. : ELATE
67. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : NAT
68. Unspoken. : TACIT
70. Where Jackie Burke shines. : TEE
71. Casts out. : EJECTS
73. Noun suffixes. : ORS
75. Quickly. : SMARTLY
77. Girasol. : OPAL
79. Old Testament object. : URIM
80. Racers. : SNAKES
83. Singe. : CHAR
84. Bona ___. : FIDE
85. Modern "wonderful." : DREAMY
87. Wood: Latin. : LIGNUM
89. Gaucho's weapon. : BOLA
92. African tree. : SHEA
94. Slept noisily. : SNORED
96. Fish part. : GILL
97. Temporary setback. : SNAG
98. Italian president. : GRONCHI
101. Aunt: Span. : TIA
102. Improve the street. : REPAVE
104. Suffix meaning "tribe." : INI
105. Assign (to). : REFER
106. Ship's clock. : NEF
109. On ___ (carousing). : ATEAR
111. Hotwind. : SIROCCO
113. Noun suffix. : IST
114. Brownish pigment. : UMBER
116. Overenthusiastic sun bather. : NUDIST
118. Burdens. : ONUSES
119. Flooring. : TILE
121. Department of France. : ORNE
122. Goddess of hope. : SPES
123. Parts. : ROLES
125. Dark river. : STYX
126. Spanish kings. : REYES
128. Public functionary. : NOTARY
130. Pronoun. : THIS
134. Trudge. : PLOD
136. Ardor. : ZEAL
139. Nine: Lat. : NOVEM
140. Right-minded. : SANE
141. War cry of ancient Greeks. : ALALA
144. Tarkington's bad boy. : PENROD
146. Shreds. : WISPS
148. Brief statement: Abbr. : BUL
149. Golden horse. : PALOMINO
152. Red rallying song. : INTERNATIONALE
155. Terra cotta instruments. : OCARINAS
156. Arrowsmith's wife. : LEORA
157. Of architectural construction. : TECTONIC
158. Musical tribute. : SERENADE
159. Krupp's city. : ESSEN
160. Showing resemblance of sound. : ASSONANT
1. Vehement. : ARDENT
2. ___-well. : NEERDO
3. Of a mountain in Crete. : IDAEAN
4. Wistful. : SAD
5. She: Italian. : ESSA
6. Where 25 Across were found. : THELANDOFJUDAH
7. Plant of the Orient. : TEATREE
8. Repplier, for example. : ESSAYIST
9. Vessel: Abbr. : STR
10. Pedal extremity. : HOOF
11. Ship's deck. : ORLOP
12. Kuibishev's river. : VOLGA
13. Dweller in Qumram monastery. : ESSENE
14. Plans. : MAPS
15. Japanese name. : ITO
16. Coin of Peru. : SOL
17. Turkish title. : EMEER
18. Implements for cutting edges. : RIMMERS
19. "Fanny" star. : EZIO
20. Type of dwelling: Abbr. : RECT
21. Gaelic. : ERSE
26. Rock. : CRAG
31. Beefeater. : YEOMAN
34. Famous name in Turkey. : KEMAL
36. Stair parts. : NEWELS
38. Bots in blue. : PILOTS
39. The maples. : ACER
42. Biblical land. : SABA
44. Site of U. of San Marcos. : LIMA
46. Important branch of physics. : ELECTRONICS
47. Herb. : BASIL
48. Like quartz. : AGATY
50. Girl's nickname. : EDIE
52. Agreed. : GOTON
53. Beryl. : EMERALD
56. "Thou shalt not ___ it." : EATOF
57. Metropolitan basso. : SIEPI
58. Part of T. R.'s slogan. : TREADSOFTLY
60. Cossack leader. : HETMAN
62. Far North settlement. : ETAH
65. Region: Abbr. : TERR
69. Hussein, Faisal, etc. : ARABS
72. French companies: Abbr. : CIES
74. What schussboomers do. : SKI
76. Event at Melbourne. : MCMLVIOLYMPICS
78. Support on which to lean: Ger. : LEHNE
80. Neighbors of 69 Down. : SYRIANS
81. Moths. : EGGERS
82. Cut. : SNIP
86. Pithy remark. : MOT
88. Feminine diminutive endings. : ULAS
90. Uhlan's adjunct. : LANCE
91. Exchange premiums. : AGIOS
93. Off white. : ECRU
95. Consume. : EATUP
98. Deep South food. : GRITS
99. Meet again. : RESIT
100. Natural. : INBRED
102. ___ d'être. : RAISON
103. Bird. : ERNE
107. Counting-out word. : EENY
108. Become haughty. : FREEZE
110. P. M. : EDEN
112. Ditto 71 Across. : OUSTS
115. Philippine Moslem. : MORO
117. "La ___" (The Castaway). : TRAVIATA
120. Investigate. : EXPLORE
124. Minnie Minoso. : ORESTES
127. Foolish. : SENILE
129. Hamlet. : TOWN
131. Island capital: Span. : HABANA
132. Starchy rootstuff. : INULIN
133. Choice. : SELECT
135. Thin plate: Var. : LAMIN
137. English composer and family. : ARNES
138. River flower. : LOTOS
141. Overseas addresses. : APOS
142. Honiton. : LACE
143. Winged. : ALAR
144. Sit. : POSE
145. "___ Mable." : DERE
147. Pepys' "And ___ bed." : SOTO
150. Once ___ lifetime. : INA
151. Famed school of design: Abbr. : NAD
153. Melted. : RAN
154. Mademoiselle's refusal. : NON

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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