New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
975/21/20027/16/20153
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
81015131215618
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.58431

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 63 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

Support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this web site can continue to provide its in-depth analysis of NYT crosswords.

Thank you!

1
P
2
E
3
R
4
U
5
D
6
R
7
A
8
G
9
U
10
N
11
C
12
A
13
P
14
C
R
O
P
15
I
O
N
E
16
N
E
H
R
U
17
S
A
Y
B
18
Y
E
B
Y
E
19
D
W
E
L
L
20
R
O
O
T
S
21
S
22
S
E
23
R
E
L
24
P
25
R
O
W
L
S
26
N
E
A
R
27
M
I
S
S
28
L
O
G
29
K
O
30
K
O
31
C
P
U
32
E
L
E
33
V
34
D
O
T
35
E
36
A
S
37
S
38
E
39
S
40
A
F
R
I
41
C
A
N
A
M
42
E
R
I
C
A
N
43
D
E
S
T
E
44
A
S
I
P
45
C
O
R
E
46
A
R
47
M
48
T
R
I
49
M
50
O
L
E
51
A
52
P
53
P
L
E
P
54
I
E
55
T
A
56
M
P
E
R
57
F
R
O
58
M
S
N
59
K
O
R
A
N
60
L
I
N
61
G
O
62
D
63
O
N
M
C
L
E
64
A
65
N
66
A
D
D
O
N
67
I
D
E
E
68
E
C
H
O
69
T
E
S
T
Y
70
A
D
E
S
71
S
K
A
T
© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Andean land : PERU
5. Race for hot rods : DRAG
9. Open, as a pill bottle : UNCAP
14. Photoshop option : CROP
15. Actress Skye : IONE
16. Indira Gandhi's family name : NEHRU
17. Bid adieu, informally : SAYBYEBYE
19. Live : DWELL
20. Family beginnings : ROOTS
21. Boise-to-Phoenix dir. : SSE
23. Thanksgiving invitee, commonly: Abbr. : REL
24. Is on the hunt : PROWLS
26. Failure by a narrow margin : NEARMISS
28. Captain's record : LOG
29. Gorilla famously taught to use sign language : KOKO
31. "Brain" of a computer, briefly : CPU
32. Topographic map notation: Abbr. : ELEV
34. Lavish affection (on) : DOTE
36. Beasts of burden : ASSES
40. Like Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan : AFRICANAMERICAN
43. Villa ___ : DESTE
44. Take ___ of (sample) : ASIP
45. Where a pear's seeds are : CORE
46. Spot for a shot : ARM
48. Not a major haircut : TRIM
50. Flamenco cry : OLE
51. It's often ordered à la mode : APPLEPIE
55. Meddle (with) : TAMPER
57. 'Do that one would rarely wear a hat with : FRO
58. Online portal since Windows 95 was launched : MSN
59. Book of divine guidance : KORAN
60. Argot : LINGO
62. Singer of the lyric formed by the ends of the answers to the four italicized clues : DONMCLEAN
66. Building wing, e.g. : ADDON
67. French brainchild : IDEE
68. It may be off the wall : ECHO
69. Irritable : TESTY
70. Fruity drinks : ADES
71. Card game popular in Germany : SKAT
1. Mac alternatives : PCS
2. Never-ratified women-related measure, for short : ERA
3. King of the Cowboys : ROYROGERS
4. Violinist's stroke : UPBOW
5. Coca-Cola Zero, e.g. : DIETSODA
6. Rips off : ROBS
7. "___ better?" : ANY
8. Fliers in V's : GEESE
9. Like a good golf score : UNDERPAR
10. Novel : NEW
11. Dear, in 12-Down : CHERI
12. Van Gogh locale : ARLES
13. Attracts : PULLS
18. Fatty part of an egg : YOLK
22. ___ fly (certain baseball hit, for short) : SAC
24. Answer, in court : PLEAD
25. Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
26. Characteristic of bland food and bad dressers : NOTASTE
27. Swing or rock : MUSIC
30. Coffee cultivated on Mauna Loa : KONA
33. Life-or-death : VITAL
35. Mideast noble : EMIR
37. Cleavage-revealing dress feature : SCOOPNECK
38. Hall-of-Famer Combs who played with Gehrig and Ruth : EARLE
39. Malfoy's look, in the Harry Potter books : SNEER
41. The Changing of the Guard, e.g. : CEREMONY
42. Abstracts : EPITOMES
47. Brit. legislators : MPS
49. Painter Chagall : MARC
51. Chopin's "Polonaise in ___ Major, Op. 53" : AFLAT
52. Group of lions : PRIDE
53. Places for ornamental fish : PONDS
54. Neighbor of Bhutan : INDIA
56. No enrollees at Smith College : MALES
59. Joint for a beggar? : KNEE
61. Caught : GOT
63. Bizarre : ODD
64. "I caught you!" : AHA
65. Word after waste and want : NOT

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle