New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1098/27/19818/8/20150
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
20523322315
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.605089

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

1
C
2
A
3
W
4
S
5
B
6
O
7
N
8
O
9
P
10
S
11
H
12
A
13
W
14
A
M
A
T
15
A
V
O
N
16
A
W
A
K
E
17
S
U
R
E
18
B
A
L
L
19
E
R
I
N
A
S
20
A
L
B
A
21
N
Y
22
A
I
R
I
N
G
23
B
E
L
L
A
D
24
O
N
N
A
25
E
S
26
P
27
O
28
A
T
E
29
G
O
P
30
E
S
31
P
32
O
E
R
33
D
34
O
G
L
E
35
G
36
I
37
X
N
A
Y
38
B
I
L
L
Y
39
J
40
A
C
K
41
Z
42
U
43
B
I
N
44
M
A
R
K
E
45
R
46
I
K
E
47
G
48
A
49
G
50
I
R
A
51
I
52
F
53
S
54
P
E
N
55
S
56
B
O
57
L
L
I
X
58
E
D
U
P
59
T
A
60
K
E
T
O
61
V
E
N
D
E
E
62
B
63
U
L
L
E
T
H
O
64
L
E
65
E
L
L
E
66
A
N
E
A
R
67
A
P
I
A
68
R
E
E
D
69
H
A
Y
D
N
70
M
Y
S
T
71
O
R
D
O
© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sounds from a cornfield : CAWS
5. Sonny who sang "Laugh at Me" : BONO
9. "Fiddlesticks!" : PSHAW
14. Part of a Latin 101 trio : AMAT
15. "___ calling" : AVON
16. Not in dreamland : AWAKE
17. "You bet!" : SURE
18. They're often on their toes : BALLERINAS
20. Capital on the Hudson : ALBANY
22. Being broadcast : AIRING
23. Poisonous plant : BELLADONNA
25. Hockey great Phil, familiarly : ESPO
28. Broke a fast : ATE
29. 46-Across belonged to it : GOP
30. Mentalist's claim : ESP
32. Not 'neath : OER
33. Golf course bend : DOGLEG
36. "Forget it!" : IXNAY
38. 1971 Tom Laughlin cult film : BILLYJACK
41. Conductor Mehta : ZUBIN
44. Piece of bingo equipment : MARKER
46. 50's nickname : IKE
47. Not swallow easily : GAG
50. Nest egg, of a sort: Abbr. : IRA
51. Uncertainties : IFS
54. Puts in writing : PENS
56. Bungled : BOLLIXEDUP
59. Become fond of : TAKETO
61. Buyer : VENDEE
62. Bit of forensic evidence : BULLETHOLE
65. Glamour rival : ELLE
66. Proximate, to poets : ANEAR
67. Capital of Samoa : APIA
68. Marsh growth : REED
69. "The Creation" composer : HAYDN
70. Classic computer game : MYST
71. Novus ___ seclorum (phrase on a dollar) : ORDO
1. Winter melon : CASABA
2. Evil-repelling charm : AMULET
3. Sang like a canary : WARBLED
4. Hoops turnover : STEAL
5. Cutie pie : BABYDOLL
6. Eggs, to biologists : OVA
7. Strikeout king Ryan : NOLAN
8. Surfing the Net : ONLINE
9. ___-mutuel : PARI
10. Slop eaters : SWINE
11. Waits awhile : HANGSON
12. Alias : AKA
13. Director Craven : WES
19. Big times : ERAS
21. Persistent, as a backache : NAGGING
24. Autobahn auto : OPEL
26. Unimpressive brain size : PEA
27. Suffix with deposit or reposit : ORY
31. Miner's tool : PICKAXE
34. Geisha's sash : OBI
35. Nautilus locale : GYM
37. Classic Jaguar : XKE
39. Monopoly corner square : JAIL
40. Come to : ARRIVEAT
41. Nada : ZIP
42. Hawaiian strings : UKE
43. Fancy British wheels : BENTLEY
45. "Batman" villain : RIDDLER
48. Aid in crime : ABET
49. "Batman" setting : GOTHAM
52. Gassed up : FUELED
53. Big name in swimwear : SPEEDO
55. Dieter's fare : SALAD
57. Nutty as a fruitcake : LOOPY
58. Año starter : ENERO
60. "Show Boat" composer : KERN
62. Cry from Scrooge : BAH
63. Italian article : UNA
64. Fleur-de-___ : LIS

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle