New York Times, Monday, February 2, 2004

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1169/13/199410/17/20050
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
086291000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.50000

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

1
L
2
A
3
T
4
H
5
U
6
C
7
L
8
A
9
S
10
T
11
A
12
I
13
D
14
E
C
H
O
15
M
R
E
D
16
W
A
L
D
O
17
A
L
A
S
18
B
E
A
M
19
E
N
T
E
R
20
P
U
R
P
21
L
E
P
R
O
22
S
E
23
O
A
K
24
E
R
E
25
N
A
P
26
S
27
I
28
P
29
A
30
N
A
31
S
32
H
I
V
33
M
34
A
35
S
36
S
37
D
I
N
E
R
38
O
39
I
S
O
40
E
D
N
A
41
L
A
V
E
N
D
42
E
R
H
I
43
L
L
M
O
B
44
E
N
I
D
45
E
V
E
46
R
E
T
I
R
E
47
S
O
L
E
48
S
A
S
49
S
50
A
S
T
E
R
51
D
52
I
S
C
53
T
54
A
S
55
A
56
H
57
A
58
M
A
U
59
V
E
D
E
60
C
61
A
62
D
63
E
64
M
A
N
65
I
A
66
A
E
R
O
67
H
U
R
L
68
A
L
O
N
G
69
T
I
E
R
70
E
R
A
S
71
D
O
N
N
E
72
E
L
O
N
73
W
A
G
E
© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Homebuilder's strip : LATH
5. Bruins of the Pac 10 : UCLA
9. Unflashy : STAID
14. "Can you hear me? ... hear me? ... hear me?" : ECHO
15. Horse in a 60's sitcom : MRED
16. Ralph ___ Emerson : WALDO
17. "What a shame!" : ALAS
18. Laser light : BEAM
19. Go in : ENTER
20. Overly florid writing : PURPLEPROSE
23. Acorn maker : OAK
24. Before, to Byron : ERE
25. Recharges one's batteries, so to speak : NAPS
27. Bucky Beaver's toothpaste, in old ads : IPANA
31. Switchblade : SHIV
33. Weapons of ___ destruction : MASS
37. Pesos : DINERO
39. Prefix with metric or tonic : ISO
40. Author Ferber : EDNA
41. 1951 Alec Guinness film, with "The" : LAVENDERHILLMOB
44. City west of Tulsa : ENID
45. Night before : EVE
46. Go on Social Security, maybe : RETIRE
47. One-and-only : SOLE
48. Mouth off to : SASS
50. September bloom : ASTER
51. Frisbee, e.g. : DISC
53. Some univ. instructors : TAS
55. "I knew it!" : AHA
58. The 1890's : MAUVEDECADE
64. Reaction to the Beatles, once : MANIA
66. Flying: Prefix : AERO
67. Pitch : HURL
68. "Git ___ Little Dogies" : ALONG
69. Section of seats : TIER
70. 58-Across and others : ERAS
71. "Death Be Not Proud" poet John : DONNE
72. North Carolina college : ELON
73. Hourly pay : WAGE
1. ___ year (2004, e.g.) : LEAP
2. Legal rights grp. : ACLU
3. In that direction, to a whaler : THAR
4. The "H" in "M*A*S*H": Abbr. : HOSP
5. Brownish : UMBER
6. Thin pancakes : CREPES
7. "All in the Family" producer Norman : LEAR
8. Call on the carpet : ADMONISH
9. Clean the carpet : SWEEP
10. Brownish : TAN
11. Choir voice : ALTO
12. Notion : IDEA
13. Social misfit : DORK
21. Memorize : LEARN
22. ___-faire : SAVOIR
26. Gets the lead out? : SMELTS
27. Runs in neutral : IDLES
28. Upright or baby grand : PIANO
29. Blacksmith's block : ANVIL
30. Had to have : NEEDED
32. Root beer brand : HIRES
34. Fess up to : ADMIT
35. Sound of slumber : SNORE
36. Cavalry blade : SABER
38. Texas oil city : ODESSA
42. Clear out, as before a hurricane : EVACUATE
43. Renter's paper : LEASE
49. Alternative to mono : STEREO
52. Likeness : IMAGE
54. Decorate : ADORN
55. "Diary of ___ Housewife" (1970 film) : AMAD
56. Angel's headwear : HALO
57. Unattributed: Abbr. : ANON
59. Bridal wear : VEIL
60. Grind with the teeth : CHEW
61. Distinctive quality : AURA
62. Quarter-mile race, e.g. : DRAG
63. In addition : ELSE
65. Holiday ___ : INN

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle