It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
1
J
2
A
3
B
4
S
5
W
6
A
7
N
8
N
9
B
10
A
11
N
12
K
13
F
U
M
E
14
E
E
R
I
E
15
A
P
I
A
16
O
N
T
H
17
E
W
A
T
E
R
18
F
R
O
N
T
19
R
O
S
E
M
A
R
Y
20
V
E
N
D
E
E
21
M
I
R
Y
22
S
U
L
U
23
H
24
A
25
R
O
L
D
26
C
H
R
O
M
27
A
28
T
29
E
30
A
C
I
T
Y
31
L
O
R
E
N
32
P
A
N
33
G
A
S
H
34
L
O
C
U
S
35
B
A
R
D
36
A
R
K
37
N
A
B
O
B
38
B
U
R
R
O
39
R
E
S
40
T
O
R
E
S
41
M
A
R
T
Y
R
42
O
R
G
S
43
F
O
G
G
44
E
45
F
46
F
E
T
E
47
C
R
U
E
L
48
S
49
E
50
A
51
S
O
U
T
H
S
52
E
A
I
S
L
A
N
D
S
53
M
U
S
H
54
S
A
T
E
S
55
R
A
G
E
56
E
L
S
E
57
E
R
O
D
E
58
S
P
Y
© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,380
Across
1
Quick blow. : JAB
4
Character in Proust's magnum opus. : SWANN
9
Ridge. : BANK
13
Give way to anger. : FUME
14
Eldritch. : EERIE
15
Port of Upolu. : APIA
16
Memorable motion picture. : ONTHEWATERFRONT
19
Shrub of the mint family. : ROSEMARY
20
Purchaser. : VENDEE
21
Swampy. : MIRY
22
Island group of the Philippines. : SULU
23
Last Saxon king of England. : HAROLD
26
Salt of an acid. : CHROMATE
30
Suffix forming names of qualities. : ACITY
31
Italian movie star. : LOREN
32
Greek rural god. : PAN
33
Deep cut. : GASH
34
Place: Lat. : LOCUS
35
Celtic minstrel. : BARD
36
Where Pine Bluff is: Abbr. : ARK
37
Mogul governor. : NABOB
38
Pack animal. : BURRO
39
Gives back. : RESTORES
41
Sufferer for a cause. : MARTYR
42
Clubs: Abbr. : ORGS
43
Passepartout's master. : FOGG
44
Worn out. : EFFETE
47
Novel by Nicholas Monsarrat (with "The"). : CRUELSEA
51
Erstwhile refuge from the world. : SOUTHSEAISLANDS
53
Command to a sled dog. : MUSH
54
Cloys. : SATES
55
Strong emotion. : RAGE
56
More. : ELSE
57
Disintegrate. : ERODE
58
Catch sight of. : SPY
Down
1
"Ox-eyed" goddess. : JUNO
2
Business figures: Abbr. : AMTS
3
Huge animal. : BEHEMOTH
4
Lincoln's Secy. of State. : SEWARD
5
Fagged. : WEARY
6
Fussy in décor. : ARTY
7
Never: Ger. : NIE
8
Veins in a leaf. : NERVURES
9
Famous innovator in entertainment. : BARNUM
10
Footless. : APOD
11
___ to five. : NINE
12
One of the Smiths. : KATE
13
During. : FOR
17
___ Post. : EMILY
18
Criminal. : FELON
22
Oleander. : SHRUB
23
Slave in Abraham's household. : HAGAR
24
Have ___ (be cautious). : ACARE
25
Insurance term. : RISKS
26
Island S. W. of Costa Rica. : COCOS
27
Separated. : APART
28
Linger. : TARRY
29
Home of a Biblical sorceress. : ENDOR
31
Rounded projections. : LOBES
34
Gifts freely bestowed. : LARGESSE
35
Cracksmen. : BURGLARS
37
One of a bridge foursome. : NORTH
38
Jewish roll. : BAGEL
40
___ mark. : TOETHE
41
Light frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
43
Cooked. : FRIED
44
___ Howard, former British envoy to U. S. : ESME
45
___ tip. : FOUL
46
Bustle. : FUSS
47
Roman statesman. : CATO
48
A catch. : SNAP
49
Irritable. : EDGY
50
Ibsen character. : ASE
52
Pinna. : EAR

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

|