Crossword Classic #24

Crossword Classic #24

From the March 27, 1948, issue.

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

ACROSS

1  Sketches by Boz? (8, 6)

9  Petroleum. (7)

10  This poor man advised “early to bed.” (7)

11  Scales in G-sharp. (6)

12  Seen flying against some buildings. (8)

14  Clear is the word for such desserts. (7)

15  Place of prominence in Montana. (5)

17  The duplication of these is a classic mathematical problem. (6)

19  Basis of the place for fair. (7)

21  The military caste is blue. (8)

23  Association, in which hardly anyone uses his hands. (6)

25  Is the plate colored, or only slightly so? (7)

26  No coming back after I follow little work in. (7)

27  Ill-tempered remark? (6-9)

DOWN

1  Ape, crying a eulogy. (9)

2  Cue for the pack to be shuffled in. (7)

3  How a mat-man is pinned down? (9)

4  Turned on a renegade. (4)

5  Supersonic beat. (10)

6  Topic of needlework. (5)

7  Concerning a man that counteracts. (7)

8  A 50-50 chance there are none. (4)

13  An auto would make him confess. (10)

15  Belt, and in a sort of boiler there’s a charge in each case. (9)

16  Acne, under a condition of lasting quality. (9)

18  Large stone found in Colorado. (7)

20  This might cause a draft. (7)

21  In a way, a drink is too much for the Parisians. (4)

22  A steamer does without them. (6)

24  The bark of the weft? (4)

Thank you for reading The Nation!

We hope you enjoyed the story you just read. It takes a dedicated team to publish timely, deeply researched pieces like this one. For over 150 years, The Nation has stood for truth, justice, and democracy. Today, in a time of media austerity, articles like the one you just read are vital ways to speak truth to power and cover issues that are often overlooked by the mainstream media.

This month, we are calling on those who value us to support our Spring Fundraising Campaign and make the work we do possible. The Nation is not beholden to advertisers or corporate owners—we answer only to you, our readers.

Can you help us reach our $20,000 goal this month? Donate today to ensure we can continue to publish journalism on the most important issues of the day, from climate change and abortion access to the Supreme Court and the peace movement. The Nation can help you make sense of this moment, and much more.

Thank you for being a supporter of independent journalism.

Ad Policy
x