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

New York Times, Monday, June 4, 1962

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
E
3
E
4
P
5
D
6
U
7
A
8
D
9
S
10
M
11
I
12
N
13
T
14
E
T
T
U
15
I
S
L
E
T
16
I
D
E
A
17
A
N
O
N
18
S
H
A
L
E
19
S
L
U
R
20
M
A
N
D
21
A
T
E
S
22
P
23
O
T
E
N
T
24
I
B
A
R
25
H
O
A
R
26
V
27
I
28
S
T
A
S
29
P
O
N
T
I
30
F
31
F
32
S
33
E
R
O
34
S
T
35
O
O
P
36
A
L
I
I
37
N
O
R
38
T
H
E
R
N
I
39
R
40
E
L
A
N
D
41
U
N
T
O
42
D
E
N
I
M
43
M
E
L
44
S
Y
S
T
45
O
46
L
E
S
47
S
E
48
C
E
D
E
49
E
V
E
R
50
S
K
E
E
51
B
52
A
53
D
M
A
N
54
P
A
I
R
I
55
N
56
G
57
S
58
A
L
U
I
59
A
60
D
O
B
E
61
B
O
N
A
62
I
S
M
S
63
P
O
O
L
S
64
A
G
A
G
65
L
O
A
M
66
E
G
R
E
T
67
S
O
T
O
© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,707
Across
1. Horn sound. : BEEP
5. Couples. : DUADS
10. Fabricate. : MINT
14. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
15. Geographic formation. : ISLET
16. Impression. : IDEA
17. At another time. : ANON
18. Fissile rock. : SHALE
19. Curved mark, in music. : SLUR
20. Court orders. : MANDATES
22. Mighty. : POTENT
24. Building beam. : IBAR
25. White frost. : HOAR
26. Motor trip thrills. : VISTAS
29. Bishops. : PONTIFFS
33. Brave man, to a cockney. : ERO
34. Deign. : STOOP
36. Et ___. : ALII
37. Where Londonderry is. : NORTHERNIRELAND
41. Preposition. : UNTO
42. Twilled cotton. : DENIM
43. Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
44. Heart contractions. : SYSTOLES
47. Withdraw. : SECEDE
49. By any chance. : EVER
50. Engage in a sport: Var. : SKEE
51. Western villain. : BADMAN
54. Tournament arrangements. : PAIRINGS
58. His: Fr. : ALUI
59. Mexican abode. : ADOBE
61. ___ fide. : BONA
62. Doctrines. : ISMS
63. Business combinations. : POOLS
64. Biblical king. : AGAG
65. Rich soil. : LOAM
66. Beauteous bird. : EGRET
67. ___ say. : SOTO
Down
1. Crossbar of a balance. : BEAM
2. Sicilian scenic feature. : ETNA
3. Jacket. : ETON
4. Learned man. : PUNDIT
5. Aversion. : DISTASTE
6. Escort. : USHER
7. Dear me! : ALAS
8. State: Abbr. : DEL
9. ___ it (hurry up). : STEPON
10. Court debacle. : MISTRIAL
11. Empty. : IDLE
12. Nine: Ger. : NEUN
13. Pastry item. : TART
21. Discomfit. : ABASH
23. Seed. : OAT
25. Jump aboard. : HOPIN
26. Heavenly body. : VENUS
27. Writer's device. : IRONY
28. Kinds. : SORTS
29. Cornmeal cakes. : PONES
30. Tongue of light. : FLAME
31. Penalized. : FINED
32. Move crabwise. : SIDLE
35. Waiter's concern. : ORDER
38. Belief in symbols. : TOTEMISM
39. Most hazardous. : RISKIEST
40. Oriental title. : EMEER
45. Eggs: Lat. : OVA
46. Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
48. Tropical trees yielding kapok. : CEIBAS
50. Florida cape. : SABLE
51. Bucket or dipper. : BAIL
52. In addition. : ALSO
53. Czar's parliament, 1905–17. : DUMA
54. Imperfect. : POOR
55. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
56. Midge. : GNAT
57. Palm tree. : SAGO
60. Samoyed. : DOG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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.

|