New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Author: Ian Livengood
Editor: Will Shortz
Ian Livengood
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
494/12/20108/26/20154
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
51566692
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.64371
Puzzle of the Week

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Ian Livengood notes: What's better: LETO with a fresh clue {Jared of 'Dallas Buyers Club'} or VETO? In a vacuum, VETO always wins — it's got the ... more
Jeff Chen notes: Another highly polished piece of work from one of the masters. Five theme answers, all common three-word admonitions with IT in the ... more
1
T
2
A
3
C
4
H
5
M
6
A
7
D
8
A
9
M
10
L
11
E
12
T
13
O
14
S
P
R
Y
15
A
N
O
D
E
16
O
X
E
N
17
K
E
E
P
18
I
T
D
O
W
N
19
W
A
N
T
20
S
W
E
D
E
S
21
A
S
22
S
23
C
H
A
24
G
U
T
S
Y
25
W
R
A
P
26
I
T
U
P
27
P
I
E
28
L
29
I
30
T
H
E
31
I
R
A
T
E
32
S
T
A
33
T
34
B
R
A
35
G
R
O
36
M
O
37
V
E
I
T
38
A
L
O
N
39
G
40
M
I
X
41
N
B
A
42
S
A
43
S
44
H
45
E
46
A
47
S
E
S
48
G
O
U
D
49
A
50
S
E
A
51
C
U
T
I
T
52
O
U
T
53
U
54
P
S
E
T
55
O
R
E
56
A
N
I
57
A
58
U
D
I
T
S
59
L
O
A
60
M
61
K
N
62
O
C
K
I
T
O
F
63
F
64
A
R
L
O
65
E
E
R
I
E
66
A
V
I
A
67
W
A
S
P
68
Y
A
R
D
S
69
S
E
T
S
© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dashboard gauge, for short : TACH
5. Palindromic title : MADAM
10. Jared of "Dallas Buyers Club" : LETO
14. Pretty agile for one's age : SPRY
15. "+" terminal : ANODE
16. Plow beasts : OXEN
17. "That's enough!," to a hot dog-eating contestant? : KEEPITDOWN
19. Covet : WANT
20. Alfred Nobel and others : SWEDES
21. Doofus : ASS
23. "___-ching!" (cash register sound) : CHA
24. Full of nerve : GUTSY
25. "That's enough!," to a store clerk at Christmas? : WRAPITUP
27. Certain graph shape : PIE
28. Thin and graceful : LITHE
31. Seeing red : IRATE
32. Doc's "Now!" : STAT
34. Bit of intimate attire : BRA
35. Miracle-___ : GRO
36. "That's enough!," to an assembly line worker? : MOVEITALONG
40. Action verb that's also a Roman numeral : MIX
41. Org. for the Suns or the Heat : NBA
42. Beauty pageant wear : SASH
45. Soothes : EASES
48. Dutch cheese : GOUDA
50. Siren's place : SEA
51. "That's enough!," to a collagist? : CUTITOUT
53. Unexpected victory : UPSET
55. Neighbor of Wash. : ORE
56. Singer DiFranco : ANI
57. I.R.S. inspections : AUDITS
59. Rich soil : LOAM
61. "That's enough!," to a carnival thrower? : KNOCKITOFF
64. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
65. Ghostly : EERIE
66. Sports shoe brand : AVIA
67. Dangerous stinger : WASP
68. Gridiron units : YARDS
69. Tennis units : SETS
1. Scolding sound : TSK
2. Jungle film attire : APESUIT
3. Unit involved in a shell game? : CREWTEAM
4. Overly promotes : HYPES
5. Chess finale : MATE
6. &&& : ANDS
7. Scooby-___ : DOO
8. Program producing online pop-ups : ADWARE
9. Whiz group : MENSA
10. Simmer setting : LOW
11. Two-horse wager : EXACTA
12. Drill sergeant's shout : TENHUT
13. Like books for long car rides, say : ONTAPE
18. Bucolic verse : IDYL
22. Vice president Agnew : SPIRO
24. Rental car add-on, in brief : GPS
25. Miscellaneous things : WHATNOT
26. Gets wrinkles out : IRONS
29. Mountain goat : IBEX
30. A "T" in TNT : TRI
33. Marisa of "Crazy, Stupid, Love" : TOMEI
35. Pleased : GLAD
37. View from a lookout : VISTA
38. ___ Dhabi : ABU
39. Appliance with a pilot : GASSTOVE
43. Deems it O.K. : SEESFIT
44. Deerstalker, e.g. : HAT
45. Body of environmental regulations : ECOLAW
46. Dawn goddess : AURORA
47. Super buys : STEALS
48. ___ pig : GUINEA
49. "Truth in engineering" sloganeer : AUDI
52. Well-pitched : ONKEY
54. Falafel holders : PITAS
57. The "A" in RNA : ACID
58. Island music makers, for short : UKES
60. Cleaning tool : MOP
62. Boston #4 in years past : ORR
63. Musical notes after mis : FAS

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle