New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
Will Nediger
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
195/27/20062/1/20140
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
6023017
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.80012

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFQX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Nediger. 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
A
2
S
3
N
4
A
5
P
6
E
7
S
8
T
9
M
10
A
11
L
12
T
13
S
14
T
H
E
I
R
15
P
E
E
16
A
D
I
E
U
17
M
E
T
R
O
18
D
O
M
E
19
Z
O
N
E
D
20
E
V
E
N
I
N
21
G
D
R
E
S
S
22
E
23
M
24
O
25
I
V
Y
26
A
L
A
N
27
V
I
V
28
I
D
I
M
29
A
G
E
30
S
31
A
32
G
33
O
34
O
L
E
V
E
L
35
K
E
E
36
P
37
M
O
D
38
K
A
R
E
N
39
S
I
R
40
E
41
L
I
T
E
42
E
N
D
43
T
44
O
W
N
45
D
R
A
G
O
N
46
D
O
O
47
R
48
S
I
D
49
V
I
C
I
O
U
S
50
E
51
D
O
M
52
E
P
H
53
S
T
E
54
J
55
U
56
L
I
U
S
C
57
A
E
S
A
58
R
59
I
N
A
N
E
60
A
K
R
O
N
O
61
H
62
I
63
O
64
V
I
S
I
T
65
P
I
E
66
C
A
S
T
E
67
E
T
H
N
O
68
S
O
D
69
E
N
T
E
R
© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 22,415
Across Down
1. Child's play : ASNAP
6. Guinness Book suffix : EST
9. Fountain items : MALTS
14. **"His/her" alternative : THEIR
15. Cue preceder : PEE
16. **Parting word : ADIEU
17. Site of Super Bowl XXVI : METRODOME
19. Like most urban land : ZONED
20. *Soiree attire : EVENINGDRESS
22. Modern rock genre : EMO
25. Brown wall covering : IVY
26. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
27. *Indelible picture in the mind : VIVIDIMAGE
30. Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
34. Onetime exam in British schools : OLEVEL
35. Not spoil : KEEP
37. Hip, in the mid-'60s : MOD
38. Actress Allen of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" : KAREN
39. "My dear ___" : SIR
40. Like the service academies : ELITE
42. Doom : END
43. It may have a square in the middle : TOWN
45. Seem to last forever : DRAGON
46. Opportunity, metaphorically : DOOR
48. *Bandmate of Johnny Rotten : SIDVICIOUS
50. Ancient land in modern Jordan : EDOM
52. Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
53. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
54. Speaker of the Latin quote hidden in the answers to the starred clues ... and the English-language quote hidden in the answers to the double-starred clues : JULIUSCAESAR
59. Half-witted : INANE
60. City of Invention : AKRONOHIO
64. **Sojourn : VISIT
65. Chart type : PIE
66. **Social grouping : CASTE
67. Prefix with centric : ETHNO
68. It may turn up at a golf course : SOD
69. See 1-Down : ENTER
1. Device with a 69-Across key : ATM
2. "___ walks in beauty, like the night ...": Byron : SHE
3. Rear of a hockey goal : NET
4. Suffix with zillion : AIRE
5. Forward-thinking, in a way : PROVIDENT
6. The Earl of Sandwich, for one : EPONYM
7. Hard-to-park vehicle : SEMI
8. One sexting, maybe : TEENAGER
9. RX-8 carmaker : MAZDA
10. Embellishes : ADORNS
11. y = 3x + 5 representation, e.g. : LINE
12. Concert souvenirs : TEES
13. Head : SUDS
18. Participant in a Faustian bargain : DEVIL
21. Merriment : GLEE
22. Called to mind : EVOKED
23. Home to da Vinci's "L'Ultima Cena" : MILANO
24. Exaggerate : OVERDO
28. "___ got it!" : IVE
29. One of ___ : AKIND
31. Buds : AMIGOS
32. Was released : GOTOUT
33. Danish city where Hans Christian Andersen was born : ODENSE
36. Possibly : PERCHANCE
39. Some pool attire : SWIMCAPS
41. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
44. Spanish bears : OSOS
45. Souse : DIPSO
47. Check : REININ
49. Went off at an angle : VEERED
51. On account of : DUETO
54. Nonsense : JIVE
55. Cadre, e.g. : UNIT
56. Pirate's punishment : LASH
57. Sony co-founder Morita : AKIO
58. Equine color : ROAN
61. Pres. when NATO was founded : HST
62. Ore name suffix : ITE
63. Poetic contraction : OER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle