New York Times, Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Author: Victor Barocas
Editor: Will Shortz
Victor Barocas
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
92/9/20115/22/20165
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3012300
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.62022

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barocas. 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
C
2
A
3
R
4
Y
5
G
6
E
7
S
8
S
9
O
10
T
11
A
12
T
13
A
L
O
E
14
B
U
R
T
O
N
15
E
C
O
16
T
O
Y
S
17
U
R
P
R
I
S
E
18
N
R
A
19
C
H
A
20
D
E
T
E
R
21
A
22
C
N
E
D
23
H
A
L
24
F
D
E
A
D
25
B
R
A
E
26
L
E
D
27
S
I
M
P
S
28
O
29
N
30
A
31
T
32
T
A
R
33
F
34
L
A
G
35
I
S
N
O
36
N
E
W
T
S
37
E
A
R
38
S
T
E
E
L
39
N
E
E
T
40
S
E
M
I
41
T
A
E
B
O
42
O
M
N
I
43
B
U
S
44
V
A
L
45
T
R
U
E
46
S
47
K
I
P
J
48
A
49
C
50
K
51
B
52
A
Y
E
D
53
W
E
I
L
L
54
W
O
N
55
R
H
O
56
G
57
R
I
D
D
L
E
58
C
A
K
E
59
I
O
N
60
E
T
R
A
D
E
61
O
R
E
L
62
E
Y
E
63
T
E
E
N
Y
64
B
E
S
T
© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,373
Across Down
1. Grant for a movie? : CARY
5. Painter's preparation : GESSO
10. Make lace : TAT
13. Succulent plant : ALOE
14. Richard nominated for seven Oscars : BURTON
15. Writer Umberto : ECO
16. *Cracker feature : TOYSURPRISE
18. 1930s org. with a blue eagle logo : NRA
19. When repeated, a dance : CHA
20. Discourage : DETER
21. Pimply : ACNED
23. How a hangover sufferer might feel : HALFDEAD
25. Scottish hillside : BRAE
26. Was in charge : LED
27. Springfield family name : SIMPSON
30. Essential oil : ATTAR
33. *Union, e.g. : FLAG
35. "There ___ 'I' in 'team'" : ISNO
36. Some salamanders : NEWTS
37. Otologist's focus : EAR
38. Bethlehem ___ : STEEL
39. Onetime hair-removal name : NEET
40. *It's bad when it knifes : SEMI
41. Much-advertised exercise program : TAEBO
42. Containing many items, as a bill : OMNIBUS
44. Actor Kilmer : VAL
45. "That is correct" : TRUE
46. Certain tuna ... or what this puzzle's 10 starred clues do : SKIPJACK
51. Emulated a wolf : BAYED
53. "The Threepenny Opera" composer : WEILL
54. Got the gold : WON
55. Fraternity letter : RHO
56. *Flap : GRIDDLECAKE
59. Na+, e.g. : ION
60. Nasdaq company with an asterisk in its name : ETRADE
61. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
62. Image on the back of a dollar bill : EYE
63. Wee : TEENY
64. Optimal : BEST
1. Cry after "Here!" : CATCH
2. It may accompany waves on a Hawaiian beach : ALOHA
3. Palace-related : ROYAL
4. Word of affirmation : YES
5. CNN's "Sanjay ___ MD" : GUPTA
6. Was off base : ERRED
7. Make a mistake preparing James Bond's martini : STIR
8. "Sending out an ___" (repeated Police lyric) : SOS
9. Physical feature of Britain's Lord Nelson : ONEARM
10. *Daniel's home : TENNESSEE
11. One of a thousand in a Jane Smiley title : ACRE
12. *Natter, e.g. : TOAD
14. Dalmatian or Pomeranian : BREED
17. Cow features : UDDERS
22. *Start of the name : CAPITALJ
24. *Necessitator : FLATTIRE
25. 1988 Tom Hanks film : BIG
27. Bollywood costume : SARI
28. First-class aisle seat on most planes : ONEB
29. ___ contendere : NOLO
30. Start of many dates : ANNO
31. Abound : TEEM
32. *Black : TWENTYONE
33. Airfare add-ons : FEES
34. Flight : LAM
38. Rice, for many : STAPLE
40. Go a-courting? : SUE
43. Bad thing to be over : BUDGET
44. Suffix in many place names : VILLE
46. Four-door, often : SEDAN
47. Kind of pool or ride : KIDDY
48. Alert : AWARE
49. Drinks in red-and-white cans : COKES
50. Genuflected : KNELT
51. *Distant relative of Monterey : BRIE
52. Seafarer's greeting : AHOY
53. Finish line marker : WIRE
57. 66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
58. Male swan : COB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle