ASPIRATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 25, 1996

Author: R. Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1631/12/19787/5/20150
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
485442212833
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
1.5300546

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

1
C
2
R
3
A
4
N
5
E
6
G
7
E
8
S
9
T
10
E
11
G
12
R
13
A
14
S
15
P
16
S
17
S
L
A
L
O
M
18
E
C
L
A
T
19
R
E
D
P
O
L
20
L
21
N
U
T
B
R
O
22
W
N
H
A
L
E
23
O
D
D
I
T
I
E
24
S
25
A
B
R
A
M
26
A
T
I
V
E
27
S
W
E
E
T
28
D
A
U
29
R
C
A
30
R
I
D
E
31
S
O
L
E
D
32
V
E
N
D
33
E
A
C
34
H
35
U
P
A
N
D
36
A
T
H
E
M
37
A
O
R
T
A
38
D
R
E
I
39
N
I
N
A
40
B
O
O
R
41
W
I
L
S
O
N
42
D
43
A
W
N
S
44
G
N
P
45
T
A
L
C
46
G
47
A
48
T
E
L
E
G
49
D
U
E
50
S
51
H
U
N
52
A
53
M
54
O
55
S
56
E
R
A
S
E
D
57
H
A
I
R
58
P
L
A
N
E
59
N
A
R
C
60
T
I
T
O
S
61
F
E
N
D
62
R
A
Z
E
63
M
I
N
O
R
64
U
S
A
F
65
I
L
I
K
E
66
H
I
K
E
67
R
A
C
I
N
E
68
P
E
R
M
69
R
A
R
E
70
A
D
E
71
C
A
S
H
C
O
W
72
A
73
B
I
T
74
E
R
E
75
G
O
T
T
A
76
S
77
A
78
B
R
A
S
79
F
80
A
S
T
81
E
R
N
E
82
S
83
T
84
O
85
A
86
T
E
A
C
H
87
H
A
M
P
E
88
R
S
A
N
D
89
H
O
R
T
90
O
R
T
H
91
B
A
C
O
N
92
I
T
S
O
93
R
I
B
94
M
I
T
95
P
A
T
T
Y
96
B
L
E
S
T
97
T
98
H
R
O
E
99
P
A
L
100
M
E
T
T
O
101
J
E
L
L
I
E
102
D
H
E
E
L
S
103
L
E
A
T
H
E
R
104
A
D
E
L
E
105
C
O
R
N
E
T
106
S
P
E
E
D
Y
107
W
E
S
E
R
108
L
U
S
T
S
© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stretch : CRANE
6. Adventure story : GESTE
11. Understands : GRASPS
17. Event at Lillehammer : SLALOM
18. Dazzle : ECLAT
19. Variety of hornless beef cattle : REDPOLL
21. Nathan after sunbathing? : NUTBROWNHALE
23. Sideshow collection : ODDITIES
25. Garfield's middle name : ABRAM
26. Ending with talk : ATIVE
27. Like Lorraine, of song : SWEET
28. Certain child: Abbr. : DAU
29. Elvis's record label : RCA
30. Fair offering : RIDE
31. Worked on pumps : SOLED
32. Retail : VEND
33. A person : EACH
35. Exhortation to a tailor? : UPANDATHEM
37. One from the heart : AORTA
38. Cologne crowd? : DREI
39. Historic caravel : NINA
40. Yahoo : BOOR
41. 1919 Peace Nobelist : WILSON
42. Begins to brighten : DAWNS
44. Econ. yardstick : GNP
45. Soapstone constituent : TALC
46. Drop-leaf table feature : GATELEG
49. Expected : DUE
50. Stay away from : SHUN
52. Book after Joel : AMOS
56. Cleared the tape : ERASED
57. Scissors alternative? : HAIRPLANE
59. Pusher catcher : NARC
60. Musicians Jackson and Puente : TITOS
61. Deflect, with "off" : FEND
62. Bring down the house : RAZE
63. Not so important : MINOR
64. Bomber letters : USAF
65. Backpacker's slogan? : ILIKEHIKE
67. City near Milwaukee : RACINE
68. Salon treatment : PERM
69. Red in the middle : RARE
70. Citrus cooler : ADE
71. Dependable source of income : CASHCOW
72. Rather : ABIT
74. Prior to, in poetry : ERE
75. "I've ___ Be Me" (1969 hit) : GOTTA
76. Some kibbutzniks : SABRAS
79. Firm : FAST
81. Ocean flier : ERNE
82. Walkway for Plato : STOA
86. School : TEACH
87. Pebble Beach bunker material? : HAMPERSAND
89. Gardening sci. : HORT
90. Straight: Prefix : ORTH
91. Strips for breakfast : BACON
92. "Wishing will make ___" (pop song lyric) : ITSO
93. Poke fun at : RIB
94. Cambridge campus : MIT
95. Peppermint candy : PATTY
96. Made holy : BLEST
97. Spasm : THROE
99. South Carolina tree : PALMETTO
101. Cobbler's slippery problem? : JELLIEDHEELS
103. Morocco, e.g. : LEATHER
104. First name in dance : ADELE
105. Ice-cream cone, in Britain : CORNET
106. Fleet : SPEEDY
107. North Sea feeder : WESER
108. Intense desires : LUSTS
1. Part of the Superchief : CLUBCAR
2. Harried routine : RATRACE
3. ___ Longa (ancient city) : ALBA
4. "Cheers" character : NORM
5. Comic Philips : EMO
6. Blue wildflowers : GENTIANS
7. Spiny anteater : ECHIDNA
8. Worked like a dog : SLAVED
9. Spun yarn : TALE
10. Time for les vacances : ETE
11. Cur : GROWLER
12. Turn in : REDEEM
13. Supplementary : ADDED
14. Polish partner : SPIT
15. Kitty : POT
16. Fox sci-fi series : SLIDERS
17. In a trap : SNARED
20. Shed : LEANTO
22. Distorting : WARPING
24. Nubian Desert locale : SUDAN
27. Carnaby Street locale : SOHO
31. It may be full : STOP
32. Dish akin to three-alarm chili? : VOLCANICHASH
34. Tanner's monthly supply? : HIDESOFMARCH
35. Single : UNWED
36. Doubleday of baseball : ABNER
37. Have a bug : AIL
41. Peter out : WANE
43. Round at the Duck and Drake : ALES
44. Sacajawea, for one : GUIDE
45. Play "My Dog Has Fleas" : TUNE
46. Outfit : GETUP
47. Leave the depths : ARISE
48. Siberian native : TATAR
49. "___ schon" : DANKE
50. Quench : SLAKE
51. Harass the pledges : HAZE
53. Hyperactive : MANIC
54. Home of the Black Bears : ORONO
55. Turnkey : SCREW
57. Leave it to him : HEIR
58. Fall preceder? : PRIDE
61. Lacking fizz : FLAT
63. It's rigged : MAST
65. Flower of one's eye? : IRIS
66. Roaring Camp creator : HARTE
67. M.P.A.A.-approved : RATED
71. Imply : CONNOTE
73. Cry of contempt : BAH
74. N.F.L. broadcaster : ESPN
75. More lush, in a way : GRASSIER
76. Bristol dance : STOMP
77. Kind of photography : AERIAL
78. Much of the "Iliad" : BATTLES
79. Plant : FACTORY
80. Chinese island now called Xiamen : AMOY
81. Getty or Parsons : ESTELLE
83. Spate : TORRENT
84. 1983 World Series champs : ORIOLES
85. Optimally : ATBEST
87. With a lid on : HATTED
88. Moon valleys : RILLES
91. Use a Jacuzzi : BATHE
95. Best of the Beatles : PETE
96. Fictional Adam : BEDE
97. Grand : THOU
98. Linen marking : HERS
100. Tour book feature : MAP
101. Shoot the breeze : JAW
102. Seventh-century date : DCL

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle