New York Times, Thursday, June 10, 2010

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
569/4/20064/20/20125
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
442272566
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.66434

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

1
A
2
F
3
E
4
W
5
K
6
I
7
W
8
I
9
B
10
L
11
A
12
N
13
K
14
B
L
A
H
15
I
D
O
S
16
B
A
S
I
E
17
L
A
S
E
18
S
L
O
P
19
A
G
I
N
G
20
E
X
T
R
21
E
M
E
L
Y
22
C
L
O
S
E
23
B
E
N
E
S
24
E
L
O
25
R
E
A
C
T
26
C
27
A
L
28
N
29
S
30
E
31
C
32
P
A
R
M
A
33
S
H
I
E
34
D
35
U
V
A
36
U
N
L
I
M
37
I
T
E
D
B
U
38
D
G
E
T
39
L
E
I
40
P
L
A
C
E
41
M
E
A
N
S
42
P
E
N
43
H
44
I
R
K
45
O
P
A
R
T
46
A
47
S
K
48
O
D
O
R
S
49
I
50
N
S
P
E
51
C
52
T
I
O
N
S
P
53
O
54
T
55
C
N
O
T
E
56
Z
U
L
U
57
I
O
W
A
58
O
F
T
E
N
59
A
B
E
L
60
R
O
I
L
61
P
O
I
N
T
62
R
E
D
S
63
S
N
E
E
© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not too many : AFEW
5. Auckland native, informally : KIWI
9. Erased : BLANK
14. Uninspiring : BLAH
15. Promising start to a marriage? : IDOS
16. Jazz count? : BASIE
17. Correct with surgery, maybe, as the eye : LASE
18. Spill (over) : SLOP
19. Sitting in a cask, say : AGING
20. 61-Across + 9-Across : EXTREMELYCLOSE
23. Elaine ___ ("Seinfeld" role) : BENES
24. Rock grp. once promoted as "the English guys with the big fiddles" : ELO
25. Not be deadpan : REACT
26. Food label abbr. : CAL
28. Tiny amount of time: Abbr. : NSEC
32. Prosciutto di ___ (Italian ham) : PARMA
33. Backed (away from) : SHIED
35. Sch. whose Board of Visitors once included presidents Madison and Monroe : UVA
36. 9-Across + 26-Down : UNLIMITEDBUDGET
39. Gift received at Honolulu International Airport : LEI
40. Be runner-up : PLACE
41. Way : MEANS
42. Phnom ___ : PENH
44. Bug : IRK
45. Work with wavy lines, maybe : OPART
46. "Go ___ your mother" : ASK
48. Aerosol targets : ODORS
49. 26-Down + 61-Across : INSPECTIONSPOT
55. Bill with a picture of Ben : CNOTE
56. End of the NATO phonetic alphabet : ZULU
57. Big Ten team : IOWA
58. A lot : OFTEN
59. Biblical homophone of 1-Down : ABEL
60. Muddy : ROIL
61. "Don't ___!" : POINT
62. '50s scare : REDS
63. Snick and ___ : SNEE
1. Having the know-how : ABLE
2. Something that's spun : FLAX
3. "Octopussy" setting : EASTBERLIN
4. Question asked in a foggy state : WHEREAMI
5. Lot : KISMET
6. Sits : IDLES
7. Peacoat material : WOOL
8. Best-selling children's book series by Walter Wick and Jean Marzollo : ISPY
9. Hoops : BBALL
10. Peaceful swimming site : LAGOON
11. Tag line? : ASIS
12. Yellow-striped ball : NINE
13. Miller site? : KEG
21. Pitch tents : ENCAMP
22. Gossip mag subject : CELEB
25. Madras monarch : RANEE
26. "Got it" : CHECK
27. Congressional hire : AIDE
29. Tea service accessory : SUGARSPOON
30. Eclipse, e.g. : EVENT
31. Boppers : CATS
32. Amazing Stories, e.g. : PULP
33. Toronto daily : STAR
34. Really criticize : DUMPON
37. "Looks good to me" : ILIKE
38. "To whom it may concern" alternative : DEARSIRS
43. Hotfoot it : HASTEN
45. Nonalcoholic beer brand : ODOULS
47. Pooped : SPENT
48. Like some bodybuilders' bodies : OILED
49. Skinny : INFO
50. "Wasn't my fault!" : NOTI
51. Title first used by Simeon I of Bulgaria : CZAR
52. Piece of cannelloni, essentially : TUBE
53. Tot's injury : OWIE
54. Something that's spun : TALE
55. Admit (to) : COP

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle