New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
7012/9/19792/9/20151
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
55092130
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.610512

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

1
M
2
E
3
O
4
W
5
S
6
T
7
H
8
E
9
D
10
A
11
S
12
A
13
D
14
A
T
R
I
A
15
D
U
N
E
S
16
C
R
Y
17
C
H
A
N
T
18
S
N
A
C
K
19
R
A
C
E
20
A
T
T
I
21
C
22
M
O
S
U
L
23
S
N
O
R
E
L
24
O
25
S
E
R
26
S
P
27
A
28
M
29
T
O
R
Y
30
E
V
I
L
31
T
H
E
T
A
32
S
L
Y
33
I
R
I
S
34
D
E
E
D
E
D
35
S
N
I
D
E
36
L
I
N
E
37
Z
38
I
39
P
L
O
C
40
N
E
A
T
41
R
42
P
43
M
44
E
L
L
E
N
45
L
O
A
D
46
A
E
R
O
47
E
L
I
A
48
T
U
R
K
E
49
Y
S
N
U
B
50
A
Z
51
T
E
C
52
M
E
T
E
D
53
B
54
A
B
Y
S
N
I
55
T
56
S
57
A
U
G
E
58
R
59
O
W
L
60
A
S
T
E
R
61
S
T
E
N
O
62
W
E
E
63
R
E
E
D
S
64
T
E
S
T
Y
© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Requests for a saucer of milk, maybe : MEOWS
6. Film vixen Bara : THEDA
11. Woebegone : SAD
14. Central courtyards : ATRIA
15. Sahara sights : DUNES
16. Blubber : CRY
17. "2, 4, 6, 8 — who do we appreciate?," e.g. : CHANT
18. Competitive noshers' event? : SNACKRACE
20. Room under the roof : ATTIC
22. Iraq's second-largest city : MOSUL
23. One cured of a sleep disorder? : SNORELOSER
26. Cyberjunk : SPAM
29. British Conservative : TORY
30. Demonic : EVIL
31. Letter between eta and iota : THETA
32. Like some winks : SLY
33. Pupil surrounder : IRIS
34. Transferred, as property : DEEDED
35. Sarcastic comment? : SNIDELINE
37. Glad rival in the kitchen : ZIPLOC
40. Shipshape : NEAT
41. LP speed : RPM
44. Newspaper columnist Goodman : ELLEN
45. Cargo : LOAD
46. Nautical leader? : AERO
47. Kazan of Hollywood : ELIA
48. Brushoff from the Ottomans? : TURKEYSNUB
50. ___ Empire, conquered by Cortés : AZTEC
52. Doled (out) : METED
53. Terrible-twos tantrums? : BABYSNITS
57. Hole-making tool : AUGER
59. Round-faced flier : OWL
60. Daisylike bloom : ASTER
61. Low-tech office recorder : STENO
62. Pint-size : WEE
63. Bassoonists' buys : REEDS
64. On edge : TESTY
1. Apple on a desk : MAC
2. Biofuel option : ETHANOL
3. Speaker's art : ORATORY
4. Cold and raw : WINTRY
5. French composer Erik : SATIE
6. Super Bowl stat : TDS
7. Attila the ___ : HUN
8. Tooth protector : ENAMEL
9. Remodeler's planning : DECOR
10. Seeks assistance : ASKS
11. Like some tickets and Western pioneers : SCALPED
12. Rocket's path : ARC
13. Artificial color : DYE
19. Fraternity recruit : RUSHEE
21. Church official : CLERIC
23. Parts of P.O. labels : STS
24. Roman poet banished by Augustus : OVID
25. Acapulco agreement : SISENOR
27. Wolfed down : ATE
28. Loony : MAD
31. Sherpa shelter : TENT
33. Informed about : INON
34. Headgear fit for a queen : DIADEM
35. Disreputable : SLEAZY
36. Tap mishap : LEAK
37. Last of 26 : ZEE
38. Indisposed : ILL
39. Easily bent : PLIABLE
41. Goes back (on) : RENEGES
42. Sensible : PRUDENT
43. Gangster group : MOB
45. Clear plastic : LUCITE
46. Discerning : ASTUTE
48. On edge : TENSE
49. Moonshine ingredient : YEAST
51. Romanov ruler : TSAR
53. What a violinist may take on stage, in two different senses : BOW
54. Amaze : AWE
55. Brother of Jack and Bobby : TED
56. Most univ. applicants : SRS
58. Pop artist Lichtenstein : ROY

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle