New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1996

Author: T. Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
454/10/199411/1/20141
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
1033463133
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52411

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

1
R
2
I
3
C
4
E
5
R
6
S
7
T
8
C
9
H
10
A
11
R
12
L
13
E
14
S
15
A
R
O
M
A
16
O
O
H
A
N
D
A
A
H
17
F
O
R
I
T
18
P
O
O
R
T
A
S
T
E
19
A
N
O
T
H
20
E
R
T
I
M
E
21
T
I
L
22
E
I
N
23
S
T
A
I
R
S
24
M
I
N
T
25
L
E
E
26
R
27
A
N
N
S
28
M
O
N
T
E
29
S
T
A
30
R
L
O
G
31
B
A
N
G
O
R
32
P
O
I
S
33
B
R
I
O
34
R
35
O
36
S
I
T
A
37
G
R
I
D
D
38
L
39
E
40
A
S
I
D
E
41
U
R
I
S
42
Y
A
R
43
E
44
I
C
E
S
45
A
P
I
E
C
46
E
47
N
I
T
48
N
E
S
49
B
I
L
L
F
O
R
50
S
Y
T
H
51
H
O
T
52
T
A
M
A
L
E
53
O
H
A
R
E
54
A
L
A
N
B
A
T
E
S
55
D
A
R
E
R
56
T
A
S
T
E
T
E
S
T
57
E
D
D
A
S
© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tater separator : RICER
6. Electric Company neighbor : STCHARLES
15. It's carried through the air : AROMA
16. Express wonderment : OOHANDAAH
17. "I'm all ___" : FORIT
18. Vulgarity : POORTASTE
19. "Later" : ANOTHERTIME
21. Word in a store-hours sign : TIL
22. One overseas : EIN
23. Way up : STAIRS
24. In flawless shape : MINT
25. Lech's look : LEER
27. Harding and Wilson : ANNS
28. 40-card game : MONTE
29. Popular Trekkie zine : STARLOG
31. Seat of Penobscot County : BANGOR
32. Tropical pastes : POIS
33. Zest for life : BRIO
34. Moreno's real first name : ROSITA
37. Place for a grease well : GRIDDLE
40. Monologue ad-lib : ASIDE
41. "Topaz" author : URIS
42. Quick to the helm : YARE
44. Pizzeria desserts : ICES
45. Individually : APIECE
47. Louse-to-be : NIT
48. Sega rival, for short : NES
49. "Local Hero" director : BILLFORSYTH
51. Sexy person : HOTTAMALE
53. Where millions of connections are made every year : OHARE
54. "Women in Love" star : ALANBATES
55. Gambler : DARER
56. Commercial challenge : TASTETEST
57. 750-year-old literary works : EDDAS
1. Braves shortstop Belliard : RAFAEL
2. Twist endings, e.g. : IRONIES
3. Noble wear : CORONET
4. Discharge : EMIT
5. "Jabberwocky" creatures : RATHS
6. Battle types : SOPRANOS
7. Using a recorder : TOOTING
8. Robed vocalists : CHOIRS
9. Sets back : HARMS
10. One chip, perhaps : ANTE
11. Nutritionist's abbr. : RDA
12. Permanent : LASTING
13. Gradually destroy : EATINTO
14. Quarters : SHELTER
20. Footnote phrase : ETALIA
24. Poem of lament : MONODY
26. White water feature : RAPIDS
28. Miss : MAID
30. Alternative to the new math : ROTE
31. County of a TV western : BRISCO
33. Most epigrammatic : BRIEFEST
34. It keeps your hair drier : RAINHAT
35. Seminole War leader : OSCEOLA
36. Breaks for the Mexican border? : SIESTAS
37. Parts of humidifiers : GRILLES
38. Nautical line : LANYARD
39. U.N. member since 1993 : ERITREA
41. Working through the night : UPLATE
43. Common solvents : ETHERS
45. Strive for : AIMAT
46. Whittle away : ERODE
49. 1995 Best Picture nominee : BABE
50. Migrating fish : SHAD
52. It does a bang-up job : TNT

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle