It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
1
A
2
L
3
P
4
H
5
A
6
S
7
N
8
A
9
G
10
A
11
B
12
L
13
E
14
M
A
R
I
N
15
H
O
M
E
16
P
L
E
A
17
B
R
I
N
G
18
O
V
E
R
19
C
O
A
T
S
20
I
C
C
21
O
22
L
E
23
R
A
H
24
C
O
Y
25
T
H
E
26
B
R
A
S
27
S
C
H
E
28
C
K
29
M
A
S
H
I
E
30
V
A
M
31
P
32
S
33
B
34
A
35
P
T
36
C
O
M
37
C
A
B
A
L
A
38
U
S
O
39
C
A
P
I
40
T
A
L
41
I
I
I
42
M
I
R
43
R
O
R
44
L
A
B
45
I
L
E
S
46
P
E
C
A
N
47
S
E
P
I
48
A
S
49
U
P
T
50
O
N
S
I
N
C
L
51
A
52
I
53
R
54
A
55
P
P
56
R
M
A
57
O
S
A
58
I
N
E
59
B
R
I
60
C
A
B
R
61
A
C
62
D
63
U
S
K
S
64
A
O
N
E
65
R
E
B
A
66
I
S
L
E
T
67
S
M
E
E
68
E
R
R
S
69
A
M
E
R
S
© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,996
Across Down
1. The beginning. : ALPHA
6. Unexpected obstacle. : SNAG
10. Qualified. : ABLE
14. Well-known watercolorist. : MARIN
15. ___ town. : HOME
16. Appeal. : PLEA
17. Fetch. : BRING
18. Checked items. : OVERCOATS
20. Commerce agency: Abbr. : ICC
21. Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
23. Shout of joy. : RAH
24. Demure. : COY
25. Memorable book about the newspaper game. : THEBRASSCHECK
29. Golfer's iron. : MASHIE
30. Sirens of the saints. : VAMPS
33. Member of a Protestant denomination: Abbr. : BAPT
36. Navy man: Abbr. : COM
37. Thornton Wilder's first novel (with "The"). : CABALA
38. G. I.'s favorite. : USO
39. Bismarck or Pierre. : CAPITAL
41. Number on a clock dial. : III
42. Wall décor. : MIRROR
44. Campus workroom. : LAB
45. Seine islands. : ILES
46. Thin-shelled nut. : PECAN
47. Types of photographic prints. : SEPIAS
49. Author of 25 Across. : UPTONSINCLAIR
54. A beginner: Abbr. : APP
56. West Point of England: Abbr. : RMA
57. She-bear: Span. : OSA
58. Noun suffix. : INE
59. Articles of virtu. : BRICABRAC
62. Early evenings. : DUSKS
64. First-rate: Colloq. : AONE
65. King of Midian. : REBA
66. Place for a lighthouse. : ISLET
67. Pintail duck. : SMEE
68. Blunders. : ERRS
69. Citizens of the U. S.: Abbr. : AMERS
1. Circuit. : AMBIT
2. Tree. : LARCH
3. Quotation, in commerce. : PRICE
4. Hebrew measure. : HIN
5. Wool fabric. : ANGORA
6. Where to buy ties. : SHOESHOP
7. Month: Abbr. : NOV
8. Punish by fine. : AMERCE
9. 1/20 of a shekel. : GERAH
10. Prefix meaning away. : APO
11. Basis of many a mystery. : BLACKMAIL
12. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
13. Mr. Midshipman ___. : EASY
19. Horse: Fr. : CHEVAL
22. East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
26. N. Y. C. transit line: Abbr. : BMT
27. Figures of speech. : SIMILES
28. Vehicle. : CAB
31. Fold: Fr. : PLIE
32. Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
33. Light collision. : BUMP
34. French name for a continent. : ASIE
35. Prototype of "Pogo" character. : PORCUPINE
37. Sign on the highway. : CABINS
39. Against: Lat. : CONTRA
40. Certain puddings. : TAPIOCAS
43. Sharp blow. : RAP
45. Manhattan: Abbr. : ISL
47. Trapper. : SNARER
48. Old name for Nova Scotia. : ACADIA
50. Spanish card game. : OMBRE
51. Passageway. : AISLE
52. Printer's roller. : INKER
53. Wayside inns. : RESTS
54. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
55. College dance. : PROM
60. Letter. : CEE
61. Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
63. Military group: Abbr. : USM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|