New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Author: Mitch Komro
Editor: Will Shortz
Mitch Komro
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
67/17/20002/18/20041
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0201111
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.59000

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Komro. NYT links: Across Lite

1
H
2
I
3
M
4
O
5
M
6
B
7
B
8
C
9
R
10
E
11
B
12
U
13
S
14
O
S
A
K
A
15
L
E
O
16
A
G
A
S
P
17
C
A
R
D
S
18
H
A
R
P
19
T
O
T
E
R
20
H
A
Z
M
A
21
T
22
I
T
R
Y
23
E
24
B
25
W
26
H
I
T
E
27
P
O
28
S
S
E
29
T
E
H
E
E
S
30
E
L
E
C
T
R
31
I
32
C
33
C
A
I
N
34
A
E
R
O
35
Y
A
Y
36
H
T
S
37
P
38
O
39
P
T
A
R
T
40
A
M
B
41
E
E
K
42
A
R
I
A
43
E
C
T
O
44
S
N
E
45
E
R
S
A
T
46
S
47
E
N
I
O
R
48
Y
U
K
O
N
49
H
A
N
G
D
O
G
50
U
51
S
S
R
52
N
O
53
V
E
L
S
54
S
H
O
O
55
T
56
B
I
T
T
E
57
R
58
E
59
N
60
D
61
C
O
U
P
E
62
A
B
U
63
A
O
L
E
R
64
G
O
R
E
D
65
R
E
P
66
L
E
F
T
Y
© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shout from the sidelines on TV : HIMOM
6. "Monty Python" airer : BBC
9. "Concentration" puzzle : REBUS
14. Expo '70 site : OSAKA
15. "Seinfeld" uncle : LEO
16. Visibly shocked : AGASP
17. Casino slickster : CARDSHARP
19. Caddie, basically : TOTER
20. Dangerous cargo, in modern lingo : HAZMAT
22. Humble reply : ITRY
23. "Charlotte's Web" author : EBWHITE
27. Sheriff's party? : POSSE
29. Snickers : TEHEES
30. Like some eels or catfish : ELECTRIC
33. Genesis firstborn : CAIN
34. Sleek, in car talk : AERO
35. "I'm so glad!" : YAY
36. Elevs. : HTS
37. Toaster treat : POPTART
40. State Dept. figure : AMB
41. Comics shriek : EEK
42. Met number : ARIA
43. Opposite of endo- : ECTO
44. Shows contempt for : SNEERSAT
46. Potential retiree : SENIOR
48. Gold rush territory : YUKON
49. Shamefaced : HANGDOG
50. W.W. II ally : USSR
52. Major fiction : NOVELS
54. "Go ahead, ask!" : SHOOT
56. What 17- and 37-Across and 11- and 25-Down each comes to? : BITTEREND
61. Two-door conveyance : COUPE
62. Aladdin's sidekick : ABU
63. Instant message recipient, maybe : AOLER
64. Like unlucky toreadors : GORED
65. Iron-pumper's unit : REP
66. Writer who's in the minority : LEFTY
1. Ad ___ : HOC
2. "Love ___ Sickness" (Daniel poem) : ISA
3. Deface : MAR
4. Gave the go-ahead : OKD
5. Five iron : MASHIE
6. Mark, as a trail : BLAZE
7. Road shoulder : BERM
8. Accede to the district attorney, perhaps : COPAPLEA
9. Blow the whistle (on) : RAT
10. Self-server : EGOIST
11. Bad coffee, informally : BATTERYACID
12. Manipulator : USER
13. Light-footed : SPRY
18. Panama and porkpie : HATS
21. "___ is human ..." : TOERR
23. Makes aquatints : ETCHES
24. Much traveled : BEATEN
25. Sugary cocktail : WHISKEYSOUR
26. Clucker : HEN
28. Nae sayer : SCOT
30. Trouble constantly : EATAT
31. "You are not!" retort : IAMTOO
32. RoboCop, e.g. : CYBORG
37. Bench locale : PARK
38. Mork's leader on "Mork & Mindy" : ORSON
39. Place for cocktails : PIANOBAR
43. Chang's twin : ENG
45. Low Countries locale : EUROPE
46. Margarita feature : SALT
47. Ratify by stamping : ENSEAL
49. In a lather : HETUP
50. Maritime grp. : USCG
51. "Buzz off!" : SHOO
53. Sensation, slangily : VIBE
55. Sitcom newsman Baxter : TED
57. Lobster eggs : ROE
58. Brownie : ELF
59. Take captive : NET
60. Like some wells and lectures : DRY

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle