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

New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
1
H
2
A
3
N
4
S
5
A
6
T
7
L
8
A
9
S
10
V
11
A
12
T
13
S
14
O
B
O
E
15
D
R
I
V
E
16
A
R
I
A
17
P
E
R
A
18
R
D
U
A
A
D
19
A
S
T
R
A
20
E
R
A
S
U
R
E
S
21
L
E
S
S
E
R
22
H
E
E
D
23
V
E
R
A
24
F
25
O
O
D
S
26
R
O
Y
A
L
27
I
28
S
29
T
30
B
I
R
R
31
S
32
C
H
I
S
T
33
N
P
A
34
L
U
R
E
35
S
36
H
I
C
37
E
38
I
D
E
R
39
A
M
I
40
T
41
R
I
N
E
42
S
43
R
I
L
E
44
B
E
S
45
T
R
O
D
E
46
T
47
R
I
A
L
48
W
I
N
E
49
R
I
O
S
50
G
51
E
52
N
E
V
A
53
M
A
R
S
H
54
H
55
E
56
N
57
L
I
O
N
E
L
58
B
A
R
R
Y
M
O
R
E
59
O
M
I
T
60
D
O
N
E
E
61
A
S
I
A
62
W
I
R
Y
63
S
N
E
R
D
64
N
E
E
R
© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 783
Across Down
1. One of the Katzenjammer Kids. : HANS
5. Muscular marvel. : ATLAS
10. Large barrels. : VATS
14. Its tones are reedy. : OBOE
15. New York's riverside road. : DRIVE
16. Opera solo. : ARIA
17. R. A. F. motto ("to the stars by hardship's way"). : PERARDUAADASTRA
20. Deletions. : ERASURES
21. Greater and ___ Antilles. : LESSER
22. Careful consideration. : HEED
23. Miss Zorina, dancer. : VERA
24. Victuals. : FOODS
26. Adherent of George III in '76. : ROYALIST
30. Sound of a spinning wheel. : BIRR
31. A slaty rock, easily split. : SCHIST
33. Bureau controlling priorities. : NPA
34. Fisherman's bait. : LURES
36. ___, haec, hoc. : HIC
37. Large sea duck, : EIDER
39. Friend. : AMI
40. Groups of threes. : TRINES
43. Ruffle one's feathers. : RILE
44. Stepped over. : BESTRODE
46. Gilbert and Sullivan's "___ by Jury." : TRIAL
48. Product of New York State. : WINE
49. Rivers: Span. : RIOS
50. Site of the League of Nations. : GENEVA
53. The American coot. : MARSHHEN
57. Annual "Scrooge." : LIONELBARRYMORE
59. Leave out. : OMIT
60. Receiver of gifts. : DONEE
61. Most populous continent. : ASIA
62. Tough: sinewy. : WIRY
63. Bergen's "Mortimer." : SNERD
64. ___-do-well. : NEER
1. Fast-talking comedian. : HOPE
2. But: German. : ABER
3. The "doll" in "A Doll's House." : NORA
4. Vacation spot. : SEASHORE
5. A formal speech. : ADDRESS
6. Adjusted precisely. : TRUED
7. Geological division. : LIAS
8. "Show Boat" star. : AVA
9. Friends of Becky Sharp. : SEDLEYS
10. Slave. : VASSAL
11. Seven are "liberal." : ARTS
12. Akron product. : TIRE
13. European coal basin. : SAAR
18. Regretted. : RUED
19. Make effervescent. : AERATE
23. Sinatra. : VOICE
24. Seaport in Yugoslavia. : FIUME
25. Plant with a fragrant root stock. : ORRIS
26. Cologne's river. : RHINE
27. Mrs. Edwards, Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. : INDIA
28. Enchantment. : SPELL
29. Biblical weed. : TARE
30. Talk indiscreetly. : BLAB
32. Take to task. : CHIDE
35. Put up a fight. : STRIVE
38. Sean O'Kelly, for instance. : IRISHMAN
41. Messrs. Colman and Reagan. : RONALDS
42. Got a move on. : STIRRED
45. Only bill bearing a picture of the White House. : TWENTY
47. Optimistic. : ROSY
49. More uncommon. : RARER
50. Brightness of color. : GLOW
51. Book by e. e. cummings. : EIMI
52. Black: French. : NOIR
53. Simba's pride. : MANE
54. Nylons. : HOSE
55. Buffalo's lake. : ERIE
56. Stingy. : NEAR
58. ___ vivant. : BON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|