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

New York Times, Friday, August 12, 1960

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
1
C
2
A
3
P
4
P
5
G
6
R
7
A
8
N
9
D
10
A
11
J
12
A
13
R
14
A
V
A
L
15
A
B
H
O
R
16
P
A
L
I
17
R
E
P
A
18
T
R
I
A
T
E
19
A
Y
I
N
20
T
R
A
C
E
R
21
S
T
A
22
R
C
H
E
D
23
K
N
E
24
W
25
O
M
A
H
A
26
M
27
A
28
J
E
S
T
I
29
C
30
F
L
E
W
31
I
32
N
33
O
R
A
T
E
34
V
A
35
G
U
E
36
K
R
A
37
D
R
Y
S
38
F
E
R
A
L
39
R
E
A
M
40
U
E
W
41
B
A
S
T
O
42
B
E
R
N
E
43
S
T
A
44
T
E
N
45
E
L
46
L
I
P
S
I
S
47
L
O
A
D
48
S
49
S
A
D
H
50
D
51
A
K
O
T
A
N
52
S
53
G
O
R
54
G
55
E
56
T
57
A
B
E
T
58
N
A
T
59
I
O
N
A
L
L
Y
60
M
E
R
L
61
G
R
E
C
O
62
S
O
L
E
63
E
L
S
E
64
O
L
M
A
N
65
E
W
E
S
© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,046
Across
1. Current cartoonist. : CAPP
5. Most important. : GRAND
10. Not in harmony. : AJAR
14. Relating to grandparents. : AVAL
15. Abominate. : ABHOR
16. Ancient language. : PALI
17. Return to the country of birth. : REPATRIATE
19. Hebrew letter. : AYIN
20. Post office inquiry. : TRACER
21. Describing certain collars. : STARCHED
23. Understood. : KNEW
25. Middle Western metropolis. : OMAHA
26. Descriptive of the giant sequoia. : MAJESTIC
30. ___ the face of (was openly defiant of). : FLEWIN
33. Hold forth. : ORATE
34. Indefinite in shape or form. : VAGUE
36. Long-tailed ape. : KRA
37. Prohibitionists. : DRYS
38. Untamed. : FERAL
39. Twenty quires. : REAM
40. Electrical workers' union: Abbr. : UEW
41. Ace of clubs in quadrille. : BASTO
42. Swiss city. : BERNE
43. ___ Island, in New York bay. : STATEN
45. Mark to show words left out. : ELLIPSIS
47. Great amount: Colloq. : LOADS
49. Hindu holy man. : SADH
50. North ___. : DAKOTANS
53. Piece of armor at the throat. : GORGET
57. Urge on. : ABET
58. Throughout the country. : NATIONALLY
60. European blackbird. : MERL
61. El ___, Spanish painter. : GRECO
62. Fish. : SOLE
63. Otherwise. : ELSE
64. "___ River." : OLMAN
65. Sheep. : EWES
Down
1. Light vehicle. : CART
2. State positively. : AVER
3. Head of the household. : PAPA
4. Where the zippers go. : PLACKETS
5. Traditional home for a poet. : GARRET
6. Baseball abbreviation. : RBI
7. Exclamations. : AHAS
8. ___ be sneezed at. : NOTTO
9. Lost in reverie. : DREAMFUL
10. Geronimo was one. : APACHE
11. Citizens of Kansas. : JAYHAWKERS
12. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
13. Peel. : RIND
18. Opposite of flaccid. : TENSE
22. Sound heard by stethoscope. : RALE
24. Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page of Windsor. : WIVES
26. ___ operandi. : MODUS
27. Court decree in Louisiana. : ARRET
28. Pedestrians of a sort. : JAYWALKERS
29. A la ___. : CARTE
31. People of the Middle East. : IRANI
32. Noted persons. : NAMES
35. British prisons. : GAOLS
38. Lively Spanish dance. : FANDANGO
39. Present in a different manner. : REPHRASE
41. Habitual route. : BEAT
42. Offer a price for, at an auction. : BIDON
44. Low running sound on a flute. : TOOTLE
46. Feature of an atoll. : LAGOON
48. Tangle. : SNARL
50. Notre ___. : DAME
51. Son of Eve. : ABEL
52. Prow of a ship. : STEM
54. Brightness. : GLOW
55. French pronoun. : ELLE
56. Nautical ropes or chains. : TYES
59. City in Peru. : ICA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 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.

|