New York Times, Monday, November 26, 2012

Author: Ed Sessa
Editor: Will Shortz
Edward Sessa
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
319/10/20073/10/20160
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2847352
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.64241

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Support XWord Info

Donation Amount

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

Donate to get access to XWord Info for a year.

Benefits vary by donation level. Thank you!

1
D
2
R
3
A
4
B
5
I
6
R
7
A
8
S
9
T
10
R
11
A
12
P
13
P
14
O
O
N
A
15
D
O
M
E
16
W
A
X
E
R
17
F
I
N
S
18
L
A
I
C
19
O
N
I
C
E
20
F
L
A
T
21
T
E
N
S
O
22
U
T
23
S
K
Y
24
E
A
R
25
S
N
A
I
26
L
27
A
28
M
29
S
30
D
I
31
P
32
D
E
M
E
33
A
34
N
35
S
36
T
U
M
37
S
38
C
H
39
E
R
40
E
E
R
I
E
41
B
L
O
W
42
S
H
O
T
A
43
N
D
C
O
L
D
44
A
T
T
I
C
45
N
A
T
O
46
H
O
L
E
47
T
I
E
G
A
48
M
E
49
E
N
50
D
51
M
A
R
52
S
L
A
B
53
S
54
S
A
55
M
56
S
57
T
58
S
59
A
V
O
T
60
R
E
S
A
61
N
62
T
63
E
64
P
A
P
65
A
W
66
O
R
A
N
67
D
E
A
L
68
A
L
O
H
A
69
K
E
Y
S
70
A
M
I
S
71
R
E
T
A
G
72
S
W
E
E
73
M
O
L
E
© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 23,029
Across Down
1. Dull-colored : DRAB
5. Financial reserves for later years, in brief : IRAS
9. Von ___ family ("The Sound of Music" group) : TRAPP
14. Wife of Charlie Chaplin : OONA
15. Top of the Capitol : DOME
16. Floor machine : WAXER
17. Fish propellers : FINS
18. Of a church flock : LAIC
19. Chilling, as Champagne : ONICE
20. Pancakes : FLATTENSOUT
23. Firmament : SKY
24. What a barber must cut around : EAR
25. Escargot : SNAIL
27. Wee-hours periods, for short : AMS
30. Salsa or guacamole : DIP
32. Denigrates : DEMEANS
36. Rolaids competitor : TUMS
38. Chaz's mother : CHER
40. Spooky : EERIE
41. Waffles : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
44. Rarely visited room : ATTIC
45. Western alliance since 1949 : NATO
46. One of 18 on a golf course : HOLE
47. Reason for a 10th inning, say : TIEGAME
49. Finish : END
51. Feb. follower : MAR
52. Large amounts of bacon : SLABS
54. Walton of Walmart : SAM
56. Ave. intersectors : STS
59. French toast : AVOTRESANTE
64. Bananalike fruit : PAPAW
66. Algerian port : ORAN
67. Give everyone a hand : DEAL
68. Wahine's greeting : ALOHA
69. F sharp major and others : KEYS
70. Bordeaux buddies : AMIS
71. Change the price on : RETAG
72. Popeye's ___' Pea : SWEE
73. Distinctive Marilyn Monroe facial feature : MOLE
1. Remove, as a hat : DOFF
2. Stir up : ROIL
3. She was the "I" in "The King and I" : ANNA
4. Moisten, as a turkey : BASTE
5. Leisure class : IDLERICH
6. Horse color : ROAN
7. Not quite right : AMISS
8. Inferior : SECONDRATE
9. Cheated on, romantically : TWOTIMED
10. Sought office : RAN
11. Line of rotation : AXIS
12. Amount for Peter Piper : PECK
13. Rabbits, to eagles, e.g. : PREY
21. Wee bit : TAD
22. Dubai's federation: Abbr. : UAE
26. Bloodsucker : LEECH
27. Up, in baseball : ATBAT
28. Prefix with task : MULTI
29. Struck down, biblically : SMOTE
31. Obsolescent directories : PHONEBOOKS
33. Virginia Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
34. Nabisco's ___ wafers : NILLA
35. Passover supper : SEDER
37. Big swallows : SWIGS
39. Greek vowel : ETA
42. Scamp : SCALAWAG
43. Gobbledygook : NONSENSE
48. Dallas cager, for short : MAV
50. "Law & Order" figs. : DAS
53. Scatter, as seeds : STREW
55. "___, I'm Adam" : MADAM
56. Trade punches in training : SPAR
57. Scheherazade offering : TALE
58. Good name for a Dalmatian : SPOT
60. Funny Martha of old TV : RAYE
61. Pixar's "Finding ___" : NEMO
62. Homophone for 57-Down : TAIL
63. "If all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
65. "I see it now!" : AHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle