New York Times, Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Author: John Farmer
Editor: Will Shortz
John Farmer
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
331/25/20061/29/20150
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21361083
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.64275

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Farmer. 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
A
2
W
3
A
4
S
5
H
6
L
7
E
8
D
9
E
10
E
11
L
12
E
13
D
14
M
E
S
M
E
15
R
I
Z
E
16
X
R
A
Y
S
17
M
A
C
A
D
A
M
I
A
18
P
I
X
E
L
19
E
V
E
R
Y
S
O
O
F
20
T
E
N
21
T
I
N
T
22
T
I
N
23
F
24
L
25
U
26
E
N
D
27
G
28
O
29
O
30
D
O
L
D
31
D
A
Y
S
32
R
G
S
33
O
M
N
I
34
J
A
N
E
35
B
O
Y
S
C
36
O
37
U
38
T
S
39
C
40
A
41
R
B
42
E
B
A
Y
43
E
44
S
45
C
46
D
O
E
S
47
W
48
O
49
N
D
E
R
S
50
M
A
O
51
S
L
Y
52
A
W
L
53
M
A
N
N
54
F
I
N
E
55
A
56
N
57
D
58
D
A
N
D
Y
59
R
60
A
61
J
I
V
62
A
L
A
N
A
D
A
L
E
63
A
Z
U
R
E
64
S
O
D
A
W
A
T
E
R
65
N
O
T
E
S
66
T
E
A
67
S
T
E
R
S
© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Inundated : AWASH
6. Trailblazed : LED
9. Caught congers, e.g. : EELED
14. Entrance : MESMERIZE
16. They may have a view of a bridge : XRAYS
17. Nut in a can of premium mixed nuts : MACADAMIA
18. Bitmap bit : PIXEL
19. On occasion : EVERYSOOFTEN
21. Salon job : TINT
22. "One ___ Soldier" (antiwar song) : TIN
23. Yuppie ___ (chronic fatigue syndrome) : FLU
26. Wind up : END
27. Yesteryear, nostalgically : GOODOLDDAYS
32. Some football linemen: Abbr. : RGS
33. Hyatt alternative : OMNI
34. "A Thousand Acres" novelist Smiley : JANE
35. Order of the Arrow members : BOYSCOUTS
39. Low-___ diet : CARB
42. Competitor of uBid : EBAY
43. Emergency PC key : ESC
46. Makes something better in a big way : DOESWONDERS
50. Kind of jacket : MAO
51. Tricky : SLY
52. Leatherworker's tool : AWL
53. Singer/songwriter Aimee : MANN
54. Ducky : FINEANDDANDY
59. One of the Gandhis : RAJIV
62. Sherwood Forest minstrel : ALANADALE
63. Like lapis lazuli : AZURE
64. "Two cents plain" drink : SODAWATER
65. Staff members, and what the circled letters in this puzzle represent : NOTES
66. Celestial Seasonings product : TEA
67. Suffix with road and speed : STERS
1. Electric gauge : AMMETER
2. Not staying in one's lane : WEAVING
3. Climbs : ASCENDS
4. Natty : SMART
5. Actress Lamarr : HEDY
6. Door-to-door delivery service? : LIMO
7. Opera singer Pinza : EZIO
8. Ignoring : DEAFTO
9. Lay out : EXPEND
10. Land o' leprechauns : ERIN
11. Not enforcing all the laws : LAX
12. CBS logo : EYE
13. Alternative to dial-up : DSL
15. ___ Tafari (Haile Selassie) : RAS
20. ___ Tuesday (53-Across's pop band) : TIL
23. "Black box" regulator: Abbr. : FAA
24. Former White House adviser Nofziger : LYN
25. Exhaust, with "up" : USE
27. Schmaltz : GOO
28. "Peg ___ Heart" : OMY
29. Turn-___ (thrills) : ONS
30. Cut into small cubes : DICED
31. Spinners of the Spinners, e.g. : DJS
35. Air gun ammo : BBS
36. U.K. honor : OBE
37. Onetime Mideast letters : UAR
38. Game show host Treadway and others : TYS
39. Music store stock : CDS
40. "You've got mail" co. : AOL
41. Spain's Carlos I or II : REY
43. Spring : EMANATE
44. "Happy Gilmore" star, 1996 : SANDLER
45. House Judiciary Committee chairman John : CONYERS
47. Gives up : WAIVES
48. "The devil looks after his ___" : OWN
49. Div. for the Mets and Marlins : NLEAST
53. Angry with : MADAT
54. Boot : FIRE
55. First-aid salve : ALOE
56. Zippo : NADA
57. Some evidence : DNA
58. Crow cousins : DAWS
59. Fled or bled : RAN
60. ___ dye : AZO
61. Project : JUT

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle