AT PRESENT

New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 2001

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1621/12/19783/15/20150
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
485442212832
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.5300546

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

1
C
2
A
3
P
4
I
5
T
6
A
7
M
8
A
9
S
10
S
11
E
12
T
13
E
14
E
15
N
16
M
17
A
18
O
19
A
R
I
S
E
N
20
O
L
E
I
N
21
A
L
L
I
22
N
A
L
L
23
P
I
N
A
T
A
24
C
O
L
A
D
A
25
H
E
L
M
E
T
E
D
26
L
E
T
27
E
R
E
N
O
W
28
T
I
N
29
S
I
R
S
30
E
T
A
31
L
32
M
O
R
T
A
33
L
34
S
A
T
I
35
N
36
T
N
T
37
S
T
I
E
38
B
39
I
S
R
A
E
L
I
40
O
41
L
E
G
42
S
A
L
A
R
43
I
44
E
S
45
D
I
R
K
46
B
O
A
R
D
47
S
48
F
A
R
M
E
49
R
50
F
I
51
E
L
D
S
52
Y
U
53
P
54
D
55
I
56
F
57
S
K
I
58
E
59
O
60
S
61
E
X
A
L
T
62
N
B
A
63
A
M
I
64
S
S
65
T
66
R
A
N
C
67
E
68
T
H
E
R
69
M
A
L
S
70
N
A
D
E
R
71
E
L
E
A
N
72
O
R
73
A
S
S
E
T
74
G
R
E
N
A
75
D
76
E
S
77
A
N
Y
D
A
78
Y
79
T
U
T
T
E
80
M
E
L
81
T
A
L
E
82
S
83
T
A
I
84
O
85
B
I
86
Y
S
L
87
E
T
C
88
I
N
S
E
C
89
T
90
C
91
O
Y
O
T
92
E
93
S
A
94
R
N
I
A
95
A
R
96
E
97
S
98
L
O
D
E
S
99
T
100
A
101
R
102
S
A
G
E
103
S
L
E
E
T
104
E
D
105
S
T
A
G
E
106
M
T
V
107
L
108
A
T
E
X
L
U
T
H
109
O
110
R
111
E
R
O
S
112
S
A
R
I
113
L
E
D
114
T
H
A
L
E
115
S
116
A
N
T
117
P
L
A
N
118
T
119
A
I
N
120
S
121
A
T
A
N
A
N
T
122
O
N
I
O
123
A
L
T
E
R
E
G
O
124
U
P
E
N
D
125
T
O
O
T
E
R
126
N
E
O
127
U
R
N
S
128
P
E
R
E
S
129
A
P
P
O
S
E
© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Per ___ : CAPITA
7. Eightball maneuver : MASSE
12. New driver, often : TEEN
16. Noted Warhol subject : MAO
19. Cropped up : ARISEN
20. Fatty liquid : OLEIN
21. Everything considered : ALLINALL
23. Drink that you whack with a stick? : PINATACOLADA
25. Like football players : HELMETED
26. Affranchise : LET
27. As yet : ERENOW
28. Sold(i)er material : TIN
29. Old-fashioned letter opener : SIRS
30. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
32. Fatal fabric? : MORTALSATIN
36. Rubble-maker : TNT
37. Seven-time All-Star pitcher Dave : STIEB
39. Labor Party member, maybe : ISRAELI
40. Skater Protopopov : OLEG
42. They're paid for services : SALARIES
45. Quaint weapon : DIRK
46. College ___ : BOARDS
48. Cornhusker, e.g. : FARMER
50. Where 48-Acrosses work : FIELDS
52. Informal affirmative : YUP
54. "What's the ___?" : DIF
57. Snowmobile part : SKI
58. Canon camera : EOS
61. Elevate : EXALT
62. Garden grp., perhaps : NBA
63. Faulty : AMISS
65. Medium condition? : TRANCE
68. Air currents ridden by gliders : THERMALS
70. Greens keeper? : NADER
71. "The Great White Hope" woman : ELEANOR
73. Holding : ASSET
74. Launchers launch them : GRENADES
77. Sometime : ANYDAY
79. "Così fan ___" : TUTTE
80. Spice Girl ___ B or C : MEL
81. Chaucer chapters : TALES
83. ___ chi : TAI
84. Silk tie : OBI
86. Opium maker : YSL
87. Abbr. often repeated after itself : ETC
88. Antenna site : INSECT
90. Howler : COYOTE
93. Ontario port opposite Port Huron, Mich. : SARNIA
95. Slayer of Adonis, in myth : ARES
98. Guide : LODESTAR
102. Stuffing ingredient : SAGE
103. Made the roads slick : SLEETED
105. Caterpillar or butterfly : STAGE
106. Annual awards presenter : MTV
107. Superman's rubbery enemy? : LATEXLUTHOR
111. One taking a bow? : EROS
112. Garment with folds : SARI
113. Skippered : LED
114. Pre-Socratic philosopher : THALES
116. Fire ___ : ANT
117. Tropical fruit : PLANTAIN
120. Devilish Banderas? : SATANANTONIO
123. Trusted friend : ALTEREGO
124. Flip : UPEND
125. Many a train engineer : TOOTER
126. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
127. Coffee shop sights : URNS
128. 1994 Peace Nobelist : PERES
129. Place side by side : APPOSE
1. Bareheaded : CAPLESS
2. Little melody : ARIETTA
3. Dabbling duck : PINTAIL
4. Part of a Stein line : ISA
5. French thinker? : TETE
6. Cost ___ and a leg : ANARM
7. Bad time for lunatics? : MOONRISE
8. Dispenses : ALLOTS
9. Where sailors go : SEAWARD
10. Latter-day Caesar : SID
11. Granddaughter of Queen Victoria : ENA
12. Pearl fishing locale : TAHITI
13. 1985 film co-starring John Malkovich : ELENI
14. Shelf bracket, e.g. : ELL
15. Match game : NIM
16. Chess empire? : MATINGDYNASTY
17. Whistle, for one : ALERT
18. Ford contemporary : OLDS
22. Bird : NESTER
24. Mr. Big or Ms. Big : CEO
28. "The Jazz Singer," e.g. : TALKIE
31. Table part : LEAF
33. "Love Story" composer : LAI
34. One making a feudal effort? : SERF
35. Something in the soup : NOODLE
38. Copper: good; zinc: fair? : BRASSRATING
41. Moas, just before extinction? : LASTRATITES
43. Put out : IRK
44. Not absorb : EMIT
46. Insipid : BLAH
47. Extended vacationers may take them : SUBLETS
49. Honest : REAL
51. Film fill-in : EXTRA
53. Bedroom hue : PASTEL
54. 1964 Roger Miller hit : DANGME
55. Turkish inns : IMARETS
56. High-singing Cuban? : FIDELCASTRATO
59. Serviceable? : ONEA
60. Limited : SCANT
64. Burns or Allen: Abbr. : SEN
66. Enjoy, as an old movie, maybe : RESEE
67. "Orinoco Flow" singer : ENYA
69. U.S.C. defeater in the 1988 Rose Bowl : MSU
72. Of lyric poetry : ODIC
75. Book after Ezekiel : DANIEL
76. Leonine movie star : ELSA
78. Goofy guy : YOYO
82. Like fish ready to be cooked : SCALED
85. Muscle Beach sight : BOD
89. Natural History Mus. display : TREX
91. Veterans : OLDHANDS
92. Boiardo patron : ESTE
94. Gorge : RAVINE
96. Electricity source : EEL
97. Repeat oneself? : STUTTER
99. Italian city with a dance named after it : TARANTO
100. Torments : AGONIES
101. Do museum work : RESTORE
103. Pool parties? : STENOS
104. Constituent of natural gas : ETHANE
106. "My Dinner With Andre" director : MALLE
108. True : ALIGN
109. Suffix with plug : OLA
110. ___-computer (modern business) : RENTA
112. Link, in a way : SPAN
115. Check : STOP
118. Robert Morse play : TRU
119. Atmospheric prefix : AER
120. Have a late bite : SUP
121. Make like : APE
122. Alley ___ : OOP

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle