New York Times, Wednesday, December 19, 2001

Author: Don West
Editor: Will Shortz
Donald E. West
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
412/19/200110/19/20020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0011002
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.45000

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. West. NYT links: Across Lite

1
T
2
O
3
D
4
D
5
C
6
A
7
S
8
E
9
D
10
C
11
R
12
A
13
B
14
E
R
I
E
15
A
S
I
D
E
16
H
E
E
L
17
A
T
O
M
18
R
I
N
G
S
19
E
C
R
U
20
C
O
21
U
R
A
G
E
I
22
S
F
E
A
R
23
P
24
O
E
T
R
Y
25
E
R
S
T
26
I
T
T
27
A
R
S
E
N
A
28
L
29
S
T
E
30
P
P
E
S
31
L
E
E
32
L
A
33
B
34
N
U
T
S
35
H
36
O
L
D
I
37
N
38
G
O
N
39
I
40
G
O
R
41
T
A
U
42
S
43
E
44
E
45
G
R
E
E
T
46
E
47
D
48
B
E
49
S
50
P
O
K
E
51
E
O
N
52
H
U
E
53
S
54
R
O
A
M
E
R
55
O
N
E
56
M
O
R
E
M
57
I
N
U
T
E
58
R
I
S
E
59
O
P
A
L
S
60
T
O
61
I
62
L
63
G
E
E
R
64
P
E
R
L
E
65
O
N
C
E
66
E
S
T
E
67
A
N
T
S
Y
68
N
E
E
D
© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mrs. Lincoln's maiden name : TODD
5. Looked over larcenously : CASED
10. Move sideways : CRAB
14. Old name in railroads : ERIE
15. In reserve : ASIDE
16. No-goodnik : HEEL
17. Bohr's study : ATOM
18. Haloes : RINGS
19. Stocking shade : ECRU
20. Beginning of a quotation : COURAGEISFEAR
23. Frost production : POETRY
25. Formerly, formerly : ERST
26. Conglomerate in White Plains, N.Y. : ITT
27. Military store : ARSENAL
29. Cossack's turf : STEPPES
31. Stan who created Spider-Man : LEE
32. Rat's place : LAB
34. Gen. McAuliffe's retort : NUTS
35. Quotation, part 2 : HOLDINGON
39. Fictional hunchback : IGOR
41. Cross shape : TAU
42. Match : SEE
45. Shook hands with : GREETED
48. Indicated : BESPOKE
51. Ages and ages : EON
52. Roy G. Biv septet : HUES
54. Gadabout : ROAMER
55. End of the quotation : ONEMOREMINUTE
58. Faith healer's directive : RISE
59. Quartz varieties : OPALS
60. Break one's back : TOIL
63. "The Waltons" actor : GEER
64. Hostess Mesta : PERLE
65. Long ago : ONCE
66. Villa d'___ : ESTE
67. Not sitting well? : ANTSY
68. Have to have : NEED
1. Society affair : TEA
2. Leftover morsel : ORT
3. Bishop's domain : DIOCESE
4. Bump down : DEMOTE
5. Roomy bag : CARRYALL
6. Where Marco Polo traveled : ASIA
7. Scorch : SINGE
8. Landscaping tools : EDGERS
9. "Avast!" : DESIST
10. White hat wearer : CHEF
11. Register printout : RECEIPT
12. Does a greenskeeper's task : AERATES
13. Says suddenly : BLURTS
21. Coffee ___ : URN
22. Kind of pool : STENO
23. Bud : PAL
24. You can dig it : ORE
28. Little kiltie : LAD
30. Bit of Cerf humor : PUN
33. 0 or 1, digitally : BIT
35. Clod chopper : HOE
36. Garden products brand : ORTHO
37. Collar : NAB
38. Dairy animal : GUERNSEY
39. O. Henry twists : IRONIES
40. Subject of a DNA map : GENESET
42. Important sort : SOMEONE
43. Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
44. Ballad's end? : EER
45. With 50-Down, speaker of the quotation : GEORGE
46. Satellite of Jupiter : EUROPA
47. Dredge : DEEPEN
49. Trifling amount : SOU
50. See 45-Down : PATTON
53. Like some bombs : SMART
56. Insignificant : MERE
57. Troubles : ILLS
61. Hotel sign : ICE
62. Called the shots : LED

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle