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

MEN OF LETTERS

New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1949

Author: Elizabeth Jackson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Elizabeth Jackson has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
A
3
S
4
S
5
O
6
S
7
L
8
A
9
C
10
O
11
N
12
I
13
C
14
P
15
L
16
E
17
A
18
T
19
S
20
A
S
L
A
N
T
21
I
S
A
D
O
R
A
22
H
A
R
R
O
W
23
S
L
O
W
E
R
24
P
A
T
A
M
A
R
25
O
R
G
A
N
A
26
H
O
G
27
S
A
28
R
A
H
29
S
E
T
E
30
B
O
S
31
B
I
T
32
A
P
A
33
S
34
N
A
R
E
35
S
36
S
E
E
R
37
B
A
C
H
38
W
E
N
T
39
G
R
I
L
L
40
E
41
R
E
42
S
43
P
O
N
S
E
44
O
45
G
E
E
46
A
V
47
I
48
D
49
W
H
A
T
50
C
51
L
52
O
W
N
53
D
54
I
V
I
D
E
55
D
56
U
L
T
57
I
58
M
59
O
60
L
I
N
E
A
61
P
E
N
E
L
O
P
E
62
T
E
L
L
E
R
63
A
N
T
64
W
65
A
I
S
T
S
66
L
A
C
67
E
T
68
E
L
S
E
69
N
E
A
70
L
71
S
K
E
E
72
R
E
D
E
73
S
E
S
S
74
G
A
R
E
75
S
E
R
R
76
A
77
S
T
A
I
R
78
S
79
G
A
T
80
O
T
I
O
81
S
E
82
V
E
R
83
O
N
E
S
E
84
A
85
D
A
G
E
86
R
E
O
P
E
N
87
E
S
T
R
A
D
E
88
F
I
L
E
S
89
O
R
T
90
S
91
T
H
A
T
92
O
93
W
E
N
94
U
95
N
96
A
L
A
S
K
97
A
98
S
C
99
R
100
I
B
E
101
A
102
B
103
E
104
T
105
R
E
N
D
106
I
B
107
A
108
D
109
H
O
R
A
L
110
H
A
L
O
111
B
A
G
112
A
113
S
P
I
R
E
114
S
115
B
A
N
C
116
A
117
T
A
M
118
A
R
O
119
L
L
A
120
D
E
C
I
121
D
E
D
122
O
R
123
P
H
I
C
124
N
E
R
O
L
I
125
E
T
A
G
E
R
E
126
M
I
S
E
N
O
127
E
R
A
S
E
D
128
S
E
N
N
E
T
S
129
E
L
I
D
E
D
© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 388
Across Down
1. Kipnis, List, etc. : BASSOS
7. Sententious. : LACONIC
14. Folds of cloth. : PLEATS
20. Obliquely. : ASLANT
21. One of the Duncan sisters. : ISADORA
22. English school, founded 1571. : HARROW
23. Not so fast. : SLOWER
24. Bombay-Ceylon coasting vessel. : PATAMAR
25. Doctrinal methods in philosophy. : ORGANA
26. Island near Philadelphia. : HOG
27. "The Divine ___." : SARAH
29. Savage god worshiped by Sycorax. : SETEBOS
31. Small part in motion pictures. : BIT
32. Wallabas. : APAS
34. Nostrils. : NARES
36. One with second sight. : SEER
37. Composer of the Mass in B-Minor. : BACH
38. Departed. : WENT
39. "Gift" to Hitler, now in United States. : GRILLE
41. The "I do" at a wedding. : RESPONSE
44. Pointed arch. : OGEE
46. Keenly eager. : AVID
49. First word of "Danny Deever." : WHAT
50. Launcelot Gobbo. : CLOWN
53. How Big Four opinion is on Berlin. : DIVIDED
56. In the last month. : ULTIMO
60. Spanish measure of length. : LINEA
61. She wove and unraveled a shroud. : PENELOPE
62. Hungarian scientist at Los Alamos. : TELLER
63. Formicid. : ANT
64. Ladies' gay-Nineties garments. : WAISTS
66. Bootlace. : LACET
68. Otherwise. : ELSE
69. Man's name. : NEAL
71. Snow-gliding runner. : SKEE
72. Advise: Archaic. : REDE
73. Soap-bar frame. : SESS
74. Station: Fr. : GARE
75. Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
77. Up which some politicians are kicked. : STAIRS
79. Gunman's weapon. : GAT
80. Indolent. : OTIOSE
82. Romeo was this. : VERONESE
84. "Like the poor cat i' the ___."—Macbeth : ADAGE
86. What the coal mines do periodically. : REOPEN
87. Platform. : ESTRADE
88. Office equipment. : FILES
89. Leavings. : ORTS
91. To such a degree. : THAT
92. ___ D. Young. : OWEN
94. Vital Aleutian outpost. : UNALASKA
98. He wrote more than 350 plays (1791–1861). : SCRIBE
101. Countenance. : ABET
105. Tear asunder. : REND
106. Arab of Hira. : IBAD
109. Hourly. : HORAL
110. Nimbus. : HALO
111. Base marker: Baseball. : BAG
112. Seeks to attain. : ASPIRES
115. Dugout canoe of P.I. : BANCA
117. Tasseled cap. : TAM
118. Swiss pine. : AROLLA
120. Clear-cut. : DECIDED
122. Mysterious. : ORPHIC
124. Orange oil. : NEROLI
125. What-not. : ETAGERE
126. Promontory in South Italy. : MISENO
127. Obliterated. : ERASED
128. Small barracudas. : SENNETS
129. Ignored. : ELIDED
1. Turkish title. : BASHAW
2. Position of rifle at shoulder arms. : ASLOPE
3. Rallying cry. : SLOGAN
4. Maxim. : SAW
5. Folding money. : ONES
6. Alien. : STRANGE
7. Stromboli is in this island group. : LIPARI
8. Man's name. : ASAHEL
9. Satan's favorite form. : CAT
10. Harem rooms. : ODAS
11. Provinces, in Greece. : NOMES
12. Moved to anger. : IRATE
13. A kind of diplomat. : CAREER
14. Exclamation of contempt. : PHOO
15. Malay gibbons. : LARS
16. Unit of energy. : ERG
17. A pentosan: Chem. : ARABAN
18. Key-notes. : TONICS
19. Bandage. : SWATHE
28. Underdone. : RARE
30. Witches' broth. : BREW
33. Author of 1852 best seller. : STOWE
35. William Lloyd Garrison fought for them. : SLAVES
37. Dead men swept up after football games. : BOTTLES
40. Wickedness. : EVIL
42. Camera part. : SHUTTER
43. Dusky white. : PALE
45. Beaver's bite. : GNAW
47. Symbol of primitive religions. : IDOL
48. What Gerhart Eisler did secretly. : DEPARTED
50. Loud ringing. : CLANGOR
51. Striped. : LINEATE
52. Where Muskoka Lakes are. : ONTARIO
53. Merit. : DESERVE
54. Capital's share from industry. : INTEREST
55. Dissolution. : DECEASE
57. What pool rooms are in New York City. : ILLEGAL
58. President Truman goes to Congress. : MESSAGE
59. Prototype of character in O'Neill play. : ORESTES
61. Main road. : PIKE
65. Acquiesces. : ASSENTS
67. ___ Ochiltree, in Scott's "The Antiquary." : EDIE
70. Mr. Stokowski. : LEOPOLD
76. Swiss commune. : ARTH
77. Wrest from. : SNATCH
78. A decision in baseball. : SAFE
81. Laboratory products. : SERA
83. Old Danish units of exchange. : ORAS
85. ___ Shore. : DINAH
90. Leap lightly. : SKIP
92. Old Japanese coin. : OBAN
93. Giving pleasure. : WELCOME
94. Polite. : URBANE
95. First word of Sarah Adams' hymn. : NEARER
96. Capital of Turkey. : ANGORA
97. Stays a while. : ABIDES
99. Schuman of France. : ROBERT
100. Edicts of the Grand Seignior. : IRADES
102. Dipped in the surf. : BATHED
103. She of Astolat. : ELAINE
104. Sought by pier fishermen. : TOMCOD
107. Crest of a mountain. : ARETE
108. Ten degrees of a sign of the zodiac. : DECAN
112. Genus of auks. : ALLE
113. Port ___. : SAID
114. What a picket carries. : SIGN
116. Seed covering. : ARIL
119. ___ Angeles. : LOS
121. River in England. : DEE
123. Greek letter. : PSI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 28 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|