New York Times, Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1593/15/19942/16/20153
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
394818541224
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.5511120

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is puzzle # 108 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

Support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this web site can continue to provide its in-depth analysis of NYT crosswords.

Thank you!

1
O
2
R
3
S
4
B
5
A
6
S
7
S
8
W
9
I
10
S
11
P
12
S
13
M
E
T
14
S
15
E
S
T
E
16
O
S
H
E
A
17
I
D
E
A
18
T
H
E
C
19
U
R
S
E
O
F
20
T
S
P
S
21
R
O
W
22
S
L
O
A
N
E
23
C
S
24
T
A
R
25
H
E
D
26
R
Y
S
27
A
28
S
H
29
E
Y
E
30
O
R
S
31
O
32
L
A
I
33
R
D
S
34
B
A
S
E
B
35
A
36
L
37
L
38
A
L
L
O
W
39
S
O
X
40
R
O
M
E
O
41
R
E
D
B
I
42
R
D
S
43
T
I
E
S
T
O
44
E
L
E
A
45
P
R
E
46
T
S
K
47
M
48
A
49
P
50
L
A
K
51
H
E
S
52
S
E
53
E
C
L
54
A
I
R
55
M
O
M
56
A
R
57
C
58
S
59
T
H
E
B
A
M
60
B
I
N
O
61
A
D
U
E
62
R
E
A
L
M
63
I
C
E
R
64
B
A
B
E
65
E
S
S
E
S
66
B
E
D
S
67
M
S
S
© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Workplaces for some R.N.'s : ORS
4. It may be striped : BASS
8. Thin tufts : WISPS
13. They beat the 39-Across in the 1986 8-Down : METS
15. Old Modena family name : ESTE
16. Actor Milo : OSHEA
17. Noodle concoction? : IDEA
18. With 59-Across, 80+ year jinx that ended in 2004 : THECURSEOF
20. Cookbook amts. : TSPS
21. Donnybrook : ROW
22. "Entertaining Mr. ___" (Joe Orton play) : SLOANE
23. Spectral type : CSTAR
25. "It's my work, ___ say, and I do it for pay" (Dylan lyric) : HED
26. Trains: Abbr. : RYS
27. Silvery gray : ASH
29. Perception : EYE
30. Roughly : ORSO
32. Glasgow landowners : LAIRDS
34. The National Pastime : BASEBALL
38. Green-light : ALLOW
39. 2004 jinx-breaking team, in headlines : SOX
40. Lover : ROMEO
41. 2004 8-Down losers to the 39-Across, in headlines : REDBIRDS
43. Connects with : TIESTO
44. Zeno's home : ELEA
45. Historic start? : PRE
46. Sound made with a frown : TSK
47. Avis offering : MAP
50. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
51. Literature Nobelist Hermann : HESSE
53. Cream puff : ECLAIR
55. Soccer ___ : MOM
56. Circle parts : ARCS
59. See 18-Across : THEBAMBINO
61. Together, musically : ADUE
62. Sphere : REALM
63. Hit man : ICER
64. 59-Across, familiarly : BABE
65. Twisty turns : ESSES
66. Infirmary count : BEDS
67. Editor's backlog: Abbr. : MSS
1. Exclude : OMIT
2. They beat the 39-Across in the 1975 8-Down : REDS
3. Marriage acquisition, maybe : STEPCHILD
4. Sells down the river : BETRAYS
5. Not on the briny : ASHORE
6. Hot pot : STEW
7. Jiffy : SEC
8. 2004 event at which the jinx was broken : WORLDSERIES
9. "And what ___ rare as a day in June?" : ISSO
10. Cut : SHEAR
11. Showy flower : PEONY
12. Hotel amenities : SAFES
14. Cheek : SASS
19. Addicts : USERS
24. 39-Across legend who played in the 1946 8-Down : TEDWILLIAMS
25. Deception : HOAX
27. Banned spray : ALAR
28. Post-Christmas event : SALE
31. "O" in old radio lingo : OBOE
33. Hotel amenity : ROBE
34. 39-Across, on scoreboards : BOS
35. Rijksmuseum locale : AMSTERDAM
36. "I'm game" : LETS
37. Inspect, with "at" : LOOK
39. Badlands Natl. Park's state : SDAK
42. Give new weapons : REARM
43. Seismological activity : TREMORS
45. Buzzed : PHONED
47. 39+ inches, in Britain : METRE
48. Throbs : ACHES
49. Court actions : PLEAS
52. Volvo rival : SAAB
54. Skilled : ABLE
55. Squeakers : MICE
57. 8-Down also-rans to the 39-Across in 1918 : CUBS
58. Dates : SEES
60. Stain stopper : BIB

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle