New York Times, Monday, March 26, 2007

Author: Eric Fischer
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Fischer
TotalDebutCollabs
13/26/20070
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0100000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52000

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fischer. NYT links: Across Lite

1
L
2
U
3
T
4
E
5
S
6
K
7
A
8
R
9
L
10
D
11
E
12
E
13
P
14
O
P
E
R
A
15
O
L
I
O
16
E
C
R
U
17
C
R
E
A
T
18
U
R
E
C
O
19
M
F
O
R
T
20
K
I
T
S
21
N
E
C
K
T
I
E
22
U
S
E
23
L
E
A
K
24
S
C
25
R
26
A
27
P
28
P
E
R
29
S
I
A
30
D
31
E
S
T
I
N
E
32
P
E
R
33
D
34
I
E
M
35
M
O
P
36
B
37
E
A
S
T
O
F
B
U
38
R
39
D
E
N
40
S
E
A
41
H
O
S
T
L
E
R
42
S
A
R
43
C
44
A
S
M
45
S
A
Y
46
I
47
N
48
G
49
S
U
S
A
N
50
P
51
A
I
R
52
N
O
R
53
I
N
54
F
55
E
R
N
O
56
A
S
I
A
57
A
58
N
59
I
M
A
L
M
A
G
N
60
E
T
I
S
M
61
D
I
V
A
62
A
I
D
S
63
T
O
T
E
M
64
O
X
E
N
65
T
R
O
T
66
A
M
U
S
E
© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cousins of mandolins : LUTES
6. Marx with a manifesto : KARL
10. Not shallow : DEEP
14. "Faust" or "Don Giovanni" : OPERA
15. Hodgepodge : OLIO
16. Neutral tone : ECRU
17. Simple pleasure : CREATURECOMFORT
20. Doctors' bags : KITS
21. Often-stained piece of attire : NECKTIE
22. Manipulate : USE
23. Drip from a pipe, e.g. : LEAK
24. Leftover bit : SCRAP
28. Old Iran : PERSIA
30. Preordain : DESTINE
32. Daily allowance : PERDIEM
35. Unruly head of hair : MOP
36. 1978 Rolling Stones hit : BEASTOFBURDEN
40. Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
41. Worker in a stable : HOSTLER
42. Humor that's often lost in an e-mail : SARCASM
45. Proverb : SAYING
49. ___ B. Anthony dollar : SUSAN
50. Two of a kind : PAIR
52. Word with neither : NOR
53. Four-alarm fire : INFERNO
56. Where 6-Down is : ASIA
57. Sex appeal : ANIMALMAGNETISM
61. Aria singer : DIVA
62. ___ quilt (modern memorial) : AIDS
63. Kind of pole : TOTEM
64. Plow pullers : OXEN
65. Gait between walk and canter : TROT
66. Tickle : AMUSE
1. Put in jail : LOCKUP
2. Revolt : UPRISE
3. Be on the verge of falling : TEETER
4. Periods in history : ERAS
5. Day of the wk. ... or an exam usually taken on that day : SAT
6. Seoul's home : KOREA
7. Smart ___ : ALECK
8. Basketball coach Pitino : RICK
9. Stolen money : LOOT
10. Flaw : DEFECT
11. Modern prefix with tourism : ECO
12. Blow it : ERR
13. Postpone, with "off" : PUT
18. Digs up : UNEARTHS
19. "Little ___ Sunshine" : MISS
23. Untruths : LIES
25. Coating of frost : RIME
26. In the near future : ANON
27. Get-up-and-go : PEP
29. Where you might get into hot water : SPA
30. Credit card bills, e.g. : DEBT
31. Photographic film coating : EMULSION
33. Inevitable destruction : DOOM
34. No ___, ands or buts : IFS
36. Boyfriend : BEAU
37. Distinctive features of Mr. Spock : EARS
38. Backside : REAR
39. Empty, as a well : DRY
40. Radiator sound : SSS
43. Alligatorlike reptile : CAIMAN
44. "The King and I" woman : ANNA
46. Where originally found : INSITU
47. Bump and thump : NOISES
48. British weight : GRAMME
50. Home of many Velázquez paintings : PRADO
51. Uneasy feeling : ANGST
54. Kansaslike : FLAT
55. Arab chieftain : EMIR
56. ___ smasher : ATOM
57. Hurly-burly : ADO
58. Veto : NIX
59. "If ___ told you once ..." : IVE
60. When the pilot is due in, for short : ETA

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle