New York Times, Saturday, September 14, 1996

Author: Christopher Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Christopher Page
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
163/6/19879/16/19970
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0073321
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.450008

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

1
F
2
I
3
N
4
C
5
H
6
S
7
U
8
R
9
R
10
E
11
Y
12
C
A
N
O
E
S
13
S
P
R
I
N
G
E
14
S
15
A
M
U
L
E
T
16
P
E
N
T
A
G
O
N
17
R
I
N
D
S
18
P
E
L
E
E
19
S
M
A
20
O
L
D
E
21
P
E
E
L
S
22
S
O
A
K
23
M
I
A
24
T
E
N
D
S
25
N
A
N
N
Y
26
S
A
T
27
U
R
D
A
Y
28
M
O
B
29
R
E
P
E
A
L
30
P
I
L
O
31
T
32
S
33
S
A
L
34
V
O
L
A
T
I
L
35
E
36
B
37
E
38
S
E
T
39
L
O
R
E
N
40
N
E
G
41
R
A
P
T
42
W
A
T
E
R
43
S
P
E
E
44
A
R
I
45
T
O
T
E
S
46
P
A
L
P
S
47
S
T
R
48
E
A
M
E
R
49
A
U
L
A
I
T
50
S
H
A
R
P
E
N
S
51
S
L
A
T
E
S
52
A
L
I
E
N
S
53
S
E
D
E
R
© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peck's Oscar role : FINCH
6. Where Epsom is : SURREY
12. Rapids transit : CANOES
13. Snares : SPRINGES
15. Mojo : AMULET
16. Site of 25,000 workers : PENTAGON
17. They provide zest : RINDS
18. 1902 erupter : PELEE
19. Wee, in Wick : SMA
20. Like some antique shops : OLDE
21. Decorticates : PEELS
22. Good long bath : SOAK
23. Sara of "Timecop" : MIA
24. Inclines : TENDS
25. Billy's mate : NANNY
26. Rest time : SATURDAY
28. Rackets : MOB
29. Abrogate : REPEAL
30. Lackland trainees : PILOTS
33. With 34-Across, treatment for the faint : SAL
34. See 33-Across : VOLATILE
36. Embattled : BESET
39. First Oscar winner for a foreign-language performance : LOREN
40. Reverse image, for short : NEG
41. Immersed : RAPT
42. Fire fighter : WATER
43. German admiral : SPEE
44. Stavros's archrival : ARI
45. PBS pledge premiums : TOTES
46. Antennae : PALPS
47. Decoration for a parade : STREAMER
49. One way to take cafe : AULAIT
50. Intensifies : SHARPENS
51. Roofing material : SLATES
52. Sci-fi group : ALIENS
53. Matzoh meal : SEDER
1. Attendant spirit : FAMILIAR
2. Swamp : INUNDATE
3. German Expressionist Emil : NOLDE
4. Copyright symbols : CEES
5. 33d Prez : HST
6. Relieves : SPELLS
7. French ballot boxes : URNES
8. Practice : RITE
9. Genetic messenger : RNA
10. Needles : EGGSON
11. Savoyard guard : YEOMAN
12. Glances : CAROMS
13. Alka-Seltzer mascot, in bygone ads : SPEEDY
14. Winding : SNAKY
18. Kind of offense : PENAL
21. Piano mute : PEDAL
22. Clog : SABOT
24. Doctor : TREAT
25. First name in strikeouts : NOLAN
27. Ruffled : UPSET
28. Bannister, e.g. : MILER
30. Alveolae : PORES
31. Do a whitesmith's job : TINPLATE
32. Less bustling : SLEEPIER
34. See 42-Down : VOTERS
35. Gets rid of : EGESTS
36. Top dogs at 16-Across : BRASS
37. Kittenish Kitt : EARTHA
38. Screwy? : SPIRAL
39. Nears a deadline : LATENS
42. With 34-Down, some league members : WOMEN
43. Rabbit food : SALAD
45. Measuring aid : TAPE
46. Whimper : PULE
48. Verdi aria "_____ tu" : ERI
49. Palm Sunday mount : ASS

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle