BOX CARS

New York Times, Sunday, May 8, 2005

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1043/3/19743/7/20130
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31138162223
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.5112035

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

1
B
2
A
3
I
4
T
5
S
6
T
7
L
8
O
9
V
10
O
11
L
12
E
13
S
14
N
15
A
16
P
17
A
18
T
19
O
T
T
O
20
C
H
U
M
21
O
R
A
L
22
E
U
N
U
C
H
23
P
I
C
T
24
U
R
E
G
A
25
L
L
E
R
Y
26
M
T
E
T
N
A
27
P
H
O
N
E
N
O
28
E
G
O
I
S
29
T
I
C
30
S
E
N
31
C
E
E
S
32
G
A
S
S
E
R
33
A
34
R
O
S
E
35
D
36
O
37
N
38
E
O
N
T
I
39
M
E
40
S
E
A
41
L
S
I
N
42
A
L
A
N
I
S
43
I
N
44
F
45
R
A
46
S
E
S
A
47
M
48
E
49
F
E
T
A
L
50
C
51
A
N
D
L
E
52
J
53
O
T
54
E
T
A
L
55
T
A
L
C
56
G
O
R
E
57
A
B
58
B
O
T
59
S
N
A
C
K
60
T
61
R
E
N
T
62
A
R
E
A
C
O
63
D
E
64
P
H
I
65
A
66
M
67
O
68
I
N
T
E
69
R
C
E
L
L
U
L
A
R
70
E
O
N
71
B
O
R
72
M
E
R
M
A
I
D
S
73
L
O
D
E
74
S
75
F
O
A
76
L
S
77
O
U
T
D
O
78
P
A
G
E
79
L
80
I
81
R
82
A
83
A
R
N
E
84
A
L
S
85
L
U
86
N
A
R
Y
87
Y
O
D
E
L
88
B
E
G
O
89
F
F
90
B
Y
T
E
S
91
S
I
M
O
N
E
92
E
X
O
T
93
I
94
C
A
95
T
O
96
T
97
E
M
P
O
L
E
S
98
D
99
A
R
I
N
100
S
A
D
101
D
102
A
M
103
A
L
O
P
104
A
N
I
105
D
106
I
A
L
T
O
N
E
107
C
A
T
E
108
R
109
E
110
D
111
C
A
N
112
C
U
N
113
P
O
P
I
N
114
T
O
T
H
E
O
V
E
115
N
116
H
I
D
D
E
N
117
A
M
E
S
118
S
M
E
E
119
C
A
M
E
120
A
S
S
E
S
S
121
C
E
D
E
122
P
A
R
R
123
K
N
O
W
© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grub, e.g. : BAIT
5. July 1944 battle site : STLO
9. Tiny-eared rodent : VOLE
13. Answer sharply : SNAPAT
19. Olympic swimming gold medalist Kristin ___ : OTTO
20. Bud : CHUM
21. Kind of surgeon : ORAL
22. Harem guard : EUNUCH
23. Hanging site [Buick] : PICTUREGALLERY
26. Eur. hot spot : MTETNA
27. Info on a bus. card : PHONENO
28. Having "I" problems? : EGOISTIC
30. It has floor leaders: Abbr. : SEN
31. Not very high marks : CEES
32. Knee-slapper : GASSER
33. William Browne poem "___, as Fair as Ever Saw the North" : AROSE
35. Punctual [Dodge] : DONEONTIME
40. Encloses : SEALSIN
42. Singer Morissette : ALANIS
43. Prefix with red : INFRA
46. Bagel type : SESAME
49. Kind of position : FETAL
50. There's one for every year : CANDLE
52. Practically nothing : JOT
54. Series ender : ETAL
55. Toiletry item : TALC
56. Blood and guts : GORE
57. Elected superior : ABBOT
59. Raisins or nuts : SNACK
60. Council of ___, 1545-63 : TRENT
62. Parenthetical information : AREACODE
64. Sorority letter : PHI
65. Latin 101 word : AMO
68. Like electrical signals in the body [Toyota] : INTERCELLULAR
70. Many, many moons : EON
71. N.Y.C. division : BOR
72. Subjects of some sea tales : MERMAIDS
73. Things that are picked : LODES
75. Farm young : FOALS
77. Best : OUTDO
78. Summon : PAGE
79. Old Italian bread : LIRA
83. "Comus" composer : ARNE
84. Michaels and others : ALS
85. Of the moon : LUNARY
87. Mountain air : YODEL
88. Politely decline : BEGOFF
90. Memory units : BYTES
91. Sipowicz's partner on "NYPD Blue" : SIMONE
92. Things from faraway places : EXOTICA
95. Large carvings [Ford] : TOTEMPOLES
98. "Beyond the Sea" singer, 1960 : DARIN
100. Despot overthrown in 2003 : SADDAM
103. Uneven : ALOP
104. "Gimme ___! …" (Iowa State cheer) : ANI
105. Indication of service availability : DIALTONE
107. Like some parties : CATERED
111. Mexican resort : CANCUN
113. Warm up [Ford] : POPINTOTHEOVEN
116. Like the identified car models inside this puzzle's long answers : HIDDEN
117. Iowa State's home : AMES
118. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
119. Originated : CAME
120. Rate : ASSESS
121. Turn over : CEDE
122. One of six of Henry VIII : PARR
123. "___ what?" : KNOW
1. Some jazz : BOP
2. "Take ___ from me …" : ATIP
3. Hankering : ITCH
4. 1930's film dog : TOTO
5. Shows for critics : SCREENS
6. Bloggers' arena : THENET
7. Subject of the film biography "The Immortal Count" : LUGOSI
8. Medical suffix : OMA
9. River connected by canal to the Don : VOLGA
10. Lunchbox desserts : OREOS
11. Chief city of ancient Thessaly : LARISSA
12. Paris landmark : ELYSEE
13. Big match : SEMI
14. Loon : NUTCASE
15. Chemical suffix : ANE
16. Records [Hyundai] : PUTSONATAPE
17. Stridex targets : ACNES
18. Feudal baron : THANE
24. Straighten out : UNCOIL
25. Dracula, for one : LEGEND
29. Singsong syllable : TRA
34. Stopped lying : RISEN
35. Unbalanced : DAFT
36. Olive genus : OLEA
37. Like a certain govt. : NATL
38. Pass : ENACT
39. Greedy cry : MINE
41. W.W. II craft: Abbr. : LST
44. Like bell-bottoms [Jeep] : FLAREDOUT
45. Nonconformists : REBELS
47. Hairy-chested : MACHO
48. "The Magic Kingdom" novelist : ELKIN
50. Pitcher's gift : CONTROL
51. Humorist Ward : ARTEMUS
52. Not serious : JOCULAR
53. Science of the ear : OTOLOGY
56. It might make the hair blond : GENE
58. Visa fig. : BAL
59. Dry : SERE
61. Lens holders : RIMS
62. How bitter enemies speak : ACIDLY
63. ___ City, Fla., NE of Tampa : DADE
65. Popular 1990's sitcom from England, informally : ABFAB
66. Dickie of "Our Gang" : MOORE
67. Citrus dessert bits [Ford] : ORANGERINDS
69. Snitch : RAT
74. Certain replay : SLOMO
76. Successor to Clement VIII : LEOXI
78. El ___ : PASO
80. "American __" : IDOL
81. 1990's Haitian president Preval : RENE
82. Bass offerings : ALES
84. Behind : AFT
86. Court figures : NETMEN
87. Winner's cry : YIPPEE
89. Dipped dishes : FONDUES
90. Lennon/McCartney song whose title words follow "They'll be glad, you're not …" : BADTOME
91. Cover completely : SMOTHER
93. "This ___ surprise!" : ISA
94. High-crowned cap worn in Turkey and Iran : CALPAC
96. Indian name for Mount Rainier : TACOMA
97. Bringer of good news, perhaps : ELATER
98. Russian villa : DACHA
99. Author Nin : ANAIS
101. Not clean : DOPED
102. Pernod flavoring : ANISE
106. Holiday ___ : INNS
108. Try to put baby to sleep, maybe : ROCK
109. Politico Bayh : EVAN
110. Sampler : DEMO
112. B train? : CDE
114. Kitchen meas. : TSP
115. Young : NEW

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle