This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

AIR-CONDITIONED

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 721 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
I
3
R
4
U
5
P
6
S
7
L
8
O
9
E
10
M
11
A
12
K
13
E
14
S
15
C
16
R
17
A
18
W
19
L
20
A
W
O
L
F
21
C
O
L
D
22
W
A
T
E
R
23
C
H
A
R
I
O
24
T
25
R
E
B
E
C
26
C
A
D
E
W
I
N
T
E
R
27
R
O
M
A
N
C
E
28
T
R
E
S
29
O
R
E
G
30
D
I
A
L
31
W
I
S
P
32
D
U
X
33
O
E
R
34
D
U
C
S
35
D
E
A
R
36
D
O
P
E
37
A
S
S
T
38
T
39
E
R
S
E
40
T
E
N
S
41
G
I
R
T
42
H
R
H
43
D
44
E
F
R
A
Y
45
H
O
E
S
46
B
O
A
S
47
L
U
T
I
48
S
49
T
50
E
A
R
O
F
51
D
O
R
P
52
F
R
O
Z
E
53
N
A
S
S
E
T
S
54
F
R
O
S
T
55
P
R
O
O
F
56
F
L
A
57
O
O
H
58
L
O
A
59
O
P
S
60
A
L
E
S
61
R
A
I
N
62
P
63
I
64
P
E
S
65
A
D
A
R
66
E
S
T
67
A
C
A
D
E
68
E
N
T
69
O
R
A
L
70
S
I
S
T
S
71
S
T
Y
72
G
73
O
E
S
74
S
W
A
N
75
S
A
D
76
L
77
O
78
C
K
S
79
L
O
D
Z
80
C
E
E
81
A
82
G
I
T
A
83
B
84
L
85
E
86
U
G
H
S
87
N
E
W
D
E
88
A
L
E
R
89
C
O
T
E
90
R
A
S
91
I
D
A
92
D
O
N
93
C
O
L
D
94
S
H
O
U
L
95
D
E
R
S
96
G
E
R
97
T
R
U
D
98
E
99
B
100
E
R
G
101
R
E
E
D
102
L
E
A
V
E
103
I
N
L
A
Y
S
104
M
A
G
E
105
R
I
A
S
106
P
I
C
K
A
X
107
E
R
S
108
M
I
N
G
109
H
E
L
M
110
G
E
T
A
T
111
C
112
O
S
T
113
B
A
L
K
114
D
A
N
L
115
M
A
R
E
116
H
117
E
118
W
119
H
U
S
120
E
L
S
E
121
L
O
B
O
122
S
A
I
C
123
S
E
R
A
124
I
G
N
125
O
R
E
S
126
G
O
N
E
W
127
I
T
H
T
H
128
E
W
I
N
D
129
C
H
O
R
I
N
E
130
O
C
E
A
N
S
I
D
E
131
F
A
C
I
E
132
T
W
E
E
D
Y
133
T
O
E
S
134
A
R
I
D
135
S
T
E
E
D
© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,295
Across
1
Sundae ingredient. : SIRUP
6
Wild plum. : SLOE
10
Acquire. : MAKE
14
Type of handwriting. : SCRAWL
20
"___ in sheep's clothing." : AWOLF
21
City in Michigan. : COLDWATER
23
Vehicle on the Via Appia. : CHARIOT
25
Mistress of Manderley. : REBECCADEWINTER
27
Story of chivalry. : ROMANCE
28
Very: Fr. : TRES
29
Where Crater Lake is: Abbr. : OREG
30
Indicator. : DIAL
31
Mere handful. : WISP
32
Leader: Lat. : DUX
33
Poetic contraction. : OER
34
French noblemen. : DUCS
35
"___ Brutus." : DEAR
36
Inside info. : DOPE
37
Subordinate: Abbr. : ASST
38
Unwordy. : TERSE
40
Greenbacks. : TENS
41
Encircled. : GIRT
42
Royal title: Abbr. : HRH
43
Provide for expenses. : DEFRAY
45
Weeding tools. : HOES
46
Famous anthropologist. : BOAS
47
A musician. : LUTIST
50
___ corn. : EAROF
51
Hamlet. : DORP
52
Wealth of a sort. : FROZENASSETS
54
Site of a Southern cannery center. : FROSTPROOFFLA
57
Intensified exclamation. : OOH
58
Mauna ___. : LOA
59
Harvest goddess. : OPS
60
Nogs. : ALES
61
Downspouts. : RAINPIPES
65
Jewish month. : ADAR
66
Military dike. : ESTACADE
68
Adjective suffix. : ENT
69
Of speech. : ORAL
70
Nuns: Abbr. : SISTS
71
Piggery. : STY
72
Leaves. : GOES
74
Type of dive. : SWAN
75
Lugubrious. : SAD
76
Canal gates. : LOCKS
79
Polish city. : LODZ
80
Letter. : CEE
81
Capable of being flustered. : AGITABLE
86
Exclamations of aversion. : UGHS
87
Truman, for one. : NEWDEALER
89
Sheepfold. : COTE
90
Selassie's title. : RAS
91
Gilbertian princess. : IDA
92
Dress in. : DON
93
Snubs. : COLDSHOULDERS
96
Molly. : GERTRUDEBERG
101
Grass. : REED
102
Permission. : LEAVE
103
Buhlwork. : INLAYS
104
Thaumaturge. : MAGE
105
Estuaries: Span. : RIAS
106
Mattock. : PICKAX
107
Sounds of indecision. : ERS
108
Chinese dynasty. : MING
109
Tiller. : HELM
110
Find out. : GETAT
111
Detriment. : COST
113
Pitcher's miscue. : BALK
114
Part of Webster's signature. : DANL
115
Sea: Lat. : MARE
116
Folsom's domain: Abbr. : HEW
119
Jan ___ of Bohemia. : HUS
120
Other. : ELSE
121
See 20 Across. : LOBO
122
Levantine ketch. : SAIC
123
Evening, in Rome. : SERA
124
Slights. : IGNORES
126
Phenomenon of 1936. : GONEWITHTHEWIND
129
Attraction for a stage door Johnny. : CHORINE
130
City N. of San Diego, Calif. : OCEANSIDE
131
Prima ___. : FACIE
132
Describing a well-dressed sportsman. : TWEEDY
133
Stepped-on things. : TOES
134
Dry as dust. : ARID
135
Bucephalus. : STEED
Down
1
Andrea del ___. : SARTO
2
"If ___ King." : IWERE
3
He wrote "Good-bye and Keep Cold." : ROBERTFROST
4
Rubber trees. : ULES
5
Army man. : PFC
6
Uncommon. : SCARCE
7
Mineral veins. : LODES
8
A Cassini. : OLEG
9
Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
10
Crazes. : MANIAS
11
Rose essence. : ATTAR
12
Ship: Poet. : KEEL
13
Misplay. : ERR
14
Scenario. : SCRIPT
15
Picked. : CHOSE
16
Garage approach. : RAMP
17
Macaw. : ARA
18
Protection for drivers. : WINDSHIELDS
19
Path of a point: Math. : LOCUS
22
Extends. : WIDENS
24
Book. : TEXT
26
Boston cager Bob. : COUSY
31
Inferior. : WORSE
34
Selective Service legislation. : DRAFTACTS
35
Operation ___. : DEEPFREEZE
36
Voyager of 1488. : DIAZ
37
Crafts. : ARTS
39
Greek god. : EROS
40
Matador's adversary. : TORO
41
Stickum. : GOO
42
Soothe. : HUSH
43
Author of "Moll Flanders." : DEFOE
44
Wyatt's family. : EARPS
45
"Cooler." : HOOSEGOW
46
Cereal dish. : BRAN
47
Asian land. : LAOS
48
Ermine. : STOAT
49
Kings. : TSARS
51
___ Scott. : DRED
52
Rove on the wing. : FLIT
53
Winter song. : NOEL
55
"The Iceman Cometh." : PLAY
56
Cooling devices. : FANS
62
Boring device. : POWERDRILL
63
Man's name. : IRA
64
Helmet plumes. : PANACHES
65
Milanov role. : AIDA
67
Invites. : ASKS
70
Man-made moon. : SATELLITE
73
Bizarre. : ODD
74
Blind, in falconry. : SEEL
75
In ___. : SITU
76
Author Pirandello. : LUIGI
77
City in Utah. : OGDEN
78
Contemporary English novelist. : CHARLESSNOW
79
Impart. : LEND
80
Kind of dance. : CLOG
82
___ humor. : GOOD
83
Get the party going. : BREAKTHEICE
84
Insect stage. : LARVA
85
County on the Thames. : ESSEX
87
French pronoun. : NOUS
88
Farm division. : ACRE
92
Prohibitionists. : DRYS
94
Groove. : SEAM
95
Ten: Prefix. : DECA
97
Pielet. : TART
98
Roussellian hero. : EMILE
99
Repository. : BANK
100
Chap: Slang. : EGG
105
Distinction. : RENOWN
106
Food fish. : PERCH
108
Portrayer of Lincoln. : MASSEY
109
___ corpus. : HABEAS
110
Trained to trot, pace, etc. : GAITED
111
Stylish. : CHIC
112
Zero. : OUGHT
113
Mixture. : BLEND
114
Recipient. : DONEE
115
Mohammedan messiah. : MAHDI
117
Bilko. : ERNIE
118
Paddled. : WADED
120
Indian. : ERIE
121
In ___ parentis. : LOCO
122
Another "cooler." : STIR
123
Clout. : SWAT
125
Limonite. : ORE
126
Caught. : GOT
127
"A rose ___ rose ... " : ISA
128
Letters. : EFS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 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.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle