New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1998

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
225/4/199211/26/20141
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3258310
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.540006

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

1
W
2
A
3
D
4
E
5
E
6
C
7
O
8
L
9
E
10
A
11
F
12
A
13
R
14
A
L
E
E
15
G
O
M
E
R
16
B
O
C
A
17
I
F
C
L
18
E
O
P
A
T
R
19
A
S
A
I
D
20
F
A
O
21
L
I
E
N
S
22
G
E
L
D
S
23
I
T
S
24
C
O
N
25
Y
26
E
27
S
T
O
M
28
A
29
R
30
C
A
N
T
31
O
32
N
33
Y
34
O
A
K
E
N
35
B
O
O
B
Y
36
R
I
A
37
G
R
A
M
38
F
O
U
L
S
39
M
A
C
H
40
A
T
T
41
B
L
I
N
I
42
L
I
T
H
O
43
S
H
E
44
W
O
U
L
D
C
45
E
A
S
E
T
O
46
A
W
E
47
V
I
C
48
A
49
M
50
A
T
I
51
A
52
V
53
I
A
N
54
F
55
A
56
S
57
B
E
Q
U
E
58
E
N
O
F
D
E
59
N
I
L
E
60
E
C
U
S
61
A
N
I
S
E
62
A
J
A
X
63
T
H
A
I
64
T
O
D
O
S
65
T
I
N
Y
© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cross a shallow creek : WADE
5. Instituteur's place : ECOLE
10. Not nigh : AFAR
14. Toward shelter : ALEE
15. Pyle of Mayberry : GOMER
16. ___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
17. Part 1 of a quip : IFCLEOPATRASAID
20. ___ Schwarz : FAO
21. Encumbrances : LIENS
22. Neuters, as a horse : GELDS
23. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
24. Take in : CON
25. Quip, part 2 : YESTOMARCANTONY
34. Like a bucket in an old song : OAKEN
35. Dunce : BOOBY
36. River inlet : RIA
37. .035 ounce : GRAM
38. Basketball boo-boos : FOULS
39. Flight ratio : MACH
40. A.B.A. member : ATT
41. They may be served with caviar : BLINI
42. Printing process, briefly : LITHO
43. Quip, part 3 : SHEWOULDCEASETO
46. Blow away : AWE
47. Morrow of "The Bad News Bears" : VIC
48. Valuable violin : AMATI
51. Like Audubon's interests : AVIAN
54. Scale notes : FAS
57. End of the quip : BEQUEENOFDENILE
60. Common Market money : ECUS
61. Biscotto flavoring : ANISE
62. Sophocles tragedy : AJAX
63. Chiang Mai native : THAI
64. Foofaraws : TODOS
65. Like microbes : TINY
1. Stray animal : WAIF
2. A, in communications : ALFA
3. Retro art style : DECO
4. Bioelectric swimmer : EEL
5. Madame Bovary's problem : EGOISM
6. Manage : COPE
7. Arabian Sea nation : OMAN
8. Doesn't disallow : LETS
9. Act human : ERR
10. Heading on a roll book : ABSENT
11. Stable newcomer : FOAL
12. Etcher's need : ACID
13. X-ray units : RADS
18. John of rock : ELTON
19. Prolonged pain : AGONY
23. Particular : ITEM
24. Yellow fleet : CABS
25. Hindu disciplines : YOGAS
26. Superman's adopted home : EARTH
27. Pointy-snouted fish : SKATE
28. Bubbling : ABOIL
29. Pugilistic period : ROUND
30. Infant's woe : COLIC
31. Hold the floor : ORATE
32. Not, in Nuremberg : NICHT
33. Whoop : YAHOO
38. Chimney channel : FLUE
39. Catchall category: Abbr. : MISC
41. ___ State (Arkansas nickname) : BOWIE
42. "Rawhide" singer : LAINE
44. 60's dance : WATUSI
45. Skirts : EVADES
48. Help a hood : ABET
49. Kind of engr. : MECH
50. ___-lung : AQUA
51. Part of A.D. : ANNO
52. Empty : VOID
53. Assuming that's true : IFSO
54. South Pacific republic : FIJI
55. Lawyer Dershowitz : ALAN
56. Voluptuous : SEXY
58. Polish off : EAT
59. Insurrectionist Turner : NAT

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle