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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

New York Times, Sunday, September 30, 1951

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
F
2
R
3
A
4
N
5
C
6
O
7
S
8
H
9
A
10
D
11
O
12
W
13
S
14
E
15
N
16
E
17
S
18
C
19
O
20
S
O
I
R
E
E
S
21
H
E
M
A
T
I
C
22
L
E
G
I
O
N
23
S
24
P
R
O
M
P
T
S
25
A
R
I
Z
O
N
A
26
G
E
O
R
G
I
A
27
A
M
T
28
S
E
E
29
D
T
R
E
E
30
D
R
31
E
A
D
S
32
N
O
T
33
C
O
I
34
N
35
S
T
A
T
E
N
36
A
S
P
E
R
S
37
M
A
N
I
38
E
S
S
E
39
D
40
K
E
N
S
41
M
O
I
L
42
P
A
T
E
R
43
D
A
T
E
R
44
J
A
R
45
I
S
R
A
E
46
L
47
A
R
E
T
E
48
D
I
49
V
E
R
50
R
51
A
G
E
52
R
O
53
A
R
S
54
S
55
H
56
E
L
V
E
S
57
D
E
V
O
L
58
V
59
E
60
B
I
S
H
61
O
62
P
63
S
64
C
A
R
E
E
N
S
65
E
M
E
R
S
E
D
66
S
T
E
A
R
I
C
67
O
L
E
68
S
T
U
69
M
P
E
R
S
70
H
U
71
P
72
S
E
L
I
N
A
73
R
I
M
74
S
75
P
R
O
D
S
76
C
E
C
I
77
L
78
L
E
N
T
79
E
D
I
T
80
O
81
R
82
S
R
I
83
D
A
M
A
G
I
84
N
85
G
86
N
A
T
87
R
O
T
A
T
E
88
D
89
T
A
90
B
O
R
E
T
91
C
O
L
92
E
T
T
E
93
S
M
E
L
T
E
R
94
S
L
O
V
E
N
E
95
H
O
A
R
S
E
R
96
K
E
D
A
97
R
98
N
E
S
T
99
G
I
N
Z
A
100
C
101
I
102
T
E
R
103
B
I
104
P
105
E
D
S
106
P
O
S
107
E
N
108
A
109
C
110
T
111
O
D
O
R
S
112
A
L
A
E
113
A
114
L
A
N
115
D
O
N
O
R
116
M
E
W
S
117
D
118
O
T
A
R
D
119
M
A
N
E
120
G
121
E
122
S
I
R
I
123
M
A
R
124
T
R
U
A
N
T
125
N
A
T
U
R
A
L
126
S
127
M
O
S
128
O
T
O
129
M
I
A
N
130
T
H
131
E
A
T
E
R
132
B
L
A
133
T
A
N
T
134
N
E
P
O
T
I
C
135
E
L
O
P
I
N
G
136
L
E
G
A
T
E
E
137
D
E
P
O
N
E
138
D
Y
N
A
S
T
Y
139
E
N
A
M
O
R
© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 833
Across
1
Dictator. : FRANCO
7
Trails. : SHADOWS
14
Rumanian pianist, composer, conductor. : ENESCO
20
Evening parties. : SOIREES
21
Relating to blood. : HEMATIC
22
Military groups. : LEGIONS
24
Impels. : PROMPTS
25
Where the Petrified Forest is. : ARIZONA
26
Where Warm Springs is. : GEORGIA
27
Danish county. : AMT
28
Plant cultivated for natural reproduction. : SEEDTREE
30
Fears. : DREADS
32
Negative. : NOT
33
Invent. : COIN
35
Island in N. Y. Bay. : STATEN
36
Turkish money. : ASPERS
37
The peanut. : MANI
38
Ancient chariot. : ESSED
40
Knows. : KENS
41
Toil or drudgery. : MOIL
42
English essayist (1839–94). : PATER
43
Post office machine. : DATER
44
Disconcert. : JAR
45
Near East republic. : ISRAEL
47
Mountain crest. : ARETE
48
"Frogman." : DIVER
50
Fervor. : RAGE
52
Outcries. : ROARS
54
Pigeonholes. : SHELVES
57
Transfer to another. : DEVOLVE
60
Chess pieces. : BISHOPS
64
Lists. : CAREENS
65
Rising above a surface. : EMERSED
66
Like tallow. : STEARIC
67
Norse name. : OLE
68
Difficult questions: Colloq. : STUMPERS
70
Giddap! : HUP
72
Girl's name. : SELINA
73
Wheel parts. : RIMS
75
Incites to activity. : PRODS
76
___ John Rhodes. : CECIL
78
"Season of spring." : LENT
79
Maxwell Perkins, for instance. : EDITOR
82
Title of great respect: India. : SRI
83
Sabotaging. : DAMAGING
86
Man's nickname. : NAT
87
Alternated. : ROTATED
89
Small drum. : TABORET
91
French novelist. : COLETTE
93
Operator of a blast furnace. : SMELTER
94
Native of Yugoslavia. : SLOVENE
95
Huskier. : HOARSER
96
Son of Ishmael, and founder of Arab nation. : KEDAR
98
Haunt. : NEST
99
Tokyo's main thoroughfare. : GINZA
100
Quoter. : CITER
103
Human beings. : BIPEDS
106
Petty officers: Abbr. : POS
107
Make into law. : ENACT
111
Lilac, gardenia, etc. : ODORS
112
Wings. : ALAE
113
Ambassador Kirk. : ALAN
115
Contributor to the blood bank. : DONOR
116
London's royal stables. : MEWS
117
Senile person. : DOTARD
119
Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
122
Betel pepper. : SIRI
123
Impair. : MAR
124
Shirking duty. : TRUANT
125
Sharps, flats, and ___. : NATURALS
127
Divisions of time: Abbr. : MOS
128
Designating a family of Mexican Indians. : OTOMIAN
130
Russel Crouse's bailiwick. : THEATER
132
Word coined by Spenser for a beast with 100 tongues. : BLATANT
134
Showing favoritism to relatives. : NEPOTIC
135
Running away. : ELOPING
136
Inheritor. : LEGATEE
137
Testify under oath. : DEPONE
138
Ming ___, 1368–1644. : DYNASTY
139
Charm. : ENAMOR
Down
1
Last stand of Chinese Nationalists. : FORMOSA
2
Professional rabble rouser. : RIOTIST
3
Supply guns. : ARM
4
Fiber clusters. : NEPS
5
Whales. : CETES
6
Native of Central Caucasus. : OSSET
7
Wreck. : SHATTER
8
German gentlemen. : HERREN
9
City on the Somme River. : AMIENS
10
Bewilder. : DAZE
11
Sioux. : OTO
12
England's royal family. : WINDSOR
13
Tosca's enemy. : SCARPIA
14
English composer of "Enigma Variations." : ELGAR
15
Requisites. : NEEDS
16
Selves. : EGOS
17
"Rise, ___ knight." : SIR
18
Kinsmen. : COGNATE
19
Vegetable for garnishing. : ONIONET
20
Placed at intervals. : SPACED
23
Lampoon. : SATIRE
29
International airport, French W. Africa. : DAKAR
31
Moray fisherman. : EELER
34
Pinnacle of rock. : NEEDLE
36
European blackbirds. : AMSELS
37
Lovett has succeeded him. : MARSHALL
39
Money-raising campaigns. : DRIVES
42
Zoroastrian fire worshiper. : PARSEE
44
Our Ambassador at Large. : JESSUP
45
Stravinsky and others. : IGORS
46
Tennis strokes. : LOBS
49
Outlet. : VENT
50
Affording relief. : REMEDIAL
51
Declares. : AVERS
53
River islands. : AITS
54
Talliers. : SCORERS
55
Sanctity: Archaic. : HALIDOM
56
Desert dweller. : EREMITE
57
Exiles. : DEPORTS
58
Impetuous. : VEHEMENT
59
Enlighten. : EDUCATE
61
Faces east. : ORIENTS
62
Featherlike. : PINNATE
63
Disperse. : SCATTER
69
Lady of the house. : MRS
71
Mass of cast molten metal. : PIG
74
Deer hunters. : STALKERS
76
Is concerned. : CARES
77
Chinese nuts: Var. : LICHIS
80
Aquatic fish-eating mammals. : OTTERS
81
Supreme Court justice. : REED
83
Symbols of peace. : DOVES
84
Mealtime. : NOON
85
Furnished with window panes. : GLAZED
88
Cheerless. : DRAB
90
Insured. : BONDED
92
Club or society: Gr. Antiq. : ERANOS
97
Lasso. : RIATA
99
Something past recovery. : GONER
100
Boston ___, first public park in U. S. : COMMON
101
Prefigured. : IDEATED
102
Hawser. : TOWROPE
104
Embedded. : PLANTED
105
Mundane. : EARTHLY
106
Skill at all work. : PANURGY
108
Lively: Mus. : ANIMATO
109
Public official. : CORONER
110
Sorrowful. : TRISTE
113
Valuable violins. : AMATIS
114
Hidden. : LATENT
117
Exhaust. : DRAIN
118
Snow leopard. : OUNCE
120
Star of "Key to the City." : GABLE
121
Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
124
Ruler in Belgrade. : TITO
125
City and county, in California. : NAPA
126
Narrative of heroic deeds. : SAGA
129
Unruly hair. : MOP
131
Age. : EON
133
Cap. : TAM

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 31 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.

|