This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
Hawaiian singer with many 1960s-'70s TV guest appearances
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1195/2/20061/15/202414
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
713254116107
RebusCircleScrabDebutFresh
6331.5658149%
Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Collins. Wednesday freshness: 98%
Peter A. Collins notes:
It's an honor to have the first puzzle of the new year. It's perhaps a bit unusual to have a rebus puzzle on a Wednesday, but here it ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
I've been saving this puzzle since June. The theme is slight — just one answer (37A) and its four numerical crossings. But it's fun ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Happy 2014 indeed! Good way to kick off the new year. Pete uses the digits 2 0 1 4 in the horizontal direction, and homonyms of them ... read more
1
E
2
R
3
N
4
E
5
S
6
T
7
V
8
I
9
C
10
C
11
H
12
I
13
C
14
G
E
I
S
H
A
15
O
W
E
16
O
O
N
A
17
B
U
R
O
A
K
18
C
O
S
19
N
A
T
L
20
E
N
V
21
R
E
22
B
A
23
S
24
H
E
R
R
Y
25
R
I
A
26
P
A
U
L
27
I
N
A
28
S
U
P
29
T
O
N
30
O
E
N
D
31
T
A
R
32
G
E
T
S
33
N
A
T
34
I
A
35
N
S
36
D
O
N
H
O
37
H
38
A
P
P
Y
2
39
0
1
4
40
C
41
A
42
V
E
R
43
E
E
L
S
44
I
45
R
46
T
47
H
E
I
R
E
48
S
S
49
A
U
50
S
T
E
R
51
E
52
I
R
A
53
W
A
T
54
U
T
S
I
55
C
I
A
56
M
A
D
57
M
E
N
58
B
E
A
M
59
I
R
R
60
E
T
U
I
61
D
62
U
O
63
N
E
64
A
T
E
N
65
R
O
C
K
66
A
K
A
67
N
O
N
A
M
E
68
A
R
T
E
69
L
E
T
70
A
N
G
L
E
D
© 2014, The New York Times1/1/14 ( No. 23,430 )
Across
1
Frank's partner in the funnies : ERNEST
7
Old ___ (London theater) : VIC
10
À la mode : CHIC
14
Asian entertainer : GEISHA
15
Have a mortgage, say : OWE
16
___ O'Neill : OONA
17
Tree with extra-large acorns : BUROAK
18
___ Cob, Conn. : COS
19
NASA component: Abbr. : NATL
20
Card holder: Abbr. : ENV
21
Eponymous sitcom star of the 2000s : REBA
23
After-dinner wine : SHERRY
25
Narrow inlet : RIA
26
Model Porizkova : PAULINA
28
Dine : SUP
29
Ad nauseam : TONOEND
31
Far sides of ranges : TARGETS
33
___ King Cole : NAT
34
Actor McKellen and others : IANS
36
Hawaiian singer with many 1960s-'70s TV guest appearances : DONHO
37
New Year's greeting : HAPPY2014
40
Spelunker : CAVER
43
Sleek swimmers : EELS
44
N.Y.C. line : IRT
47
Teresa Heinz or Christina Onassis : HEIRESS
49
Spartan : AUSTERE
52
Roth ___ : IRA
53
People of Rwanda and Burundi : WATUTSI
55
K.G.B. rival : CIA
56
2000s TV drama set in the 1960s : MADMEN
58
Smile : BEAM
59
Like some sale goods: Abbr. : IRR
60
Tailor's case : ETUI
61
The White Stripes or OutKast : DUO
63
Declutter : NEATEN
65
The White Stripes' genre : ROCK
66
Rap sheet letters : AKA
67
Little-known : NONAME
68
Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
69
Permit : LET
70
Aslant : ANGLED
Down
1
First king of the English : EGBERT
2
After-school activity? : REUNION
3
Band with the 10x platinum album "Nevermind" : NIRVANA
4
That, in Toledo : ESO
5
Economics Nobelist William F. ___ : SHARPE
6
Sample the hooch : TAKEANIP
7
Not shy about expressing opinions : VOCAL
8
___ Jima : IWO
9
Business jet maker : CESSNA
10
Dunce cap shape : CONE
11
Make rough : HOARSEN
12
"Actually ..." : INTRUTH
13
Afro-Caribbean music : CALYPSO
22
Capital spanning the Danube : BUDAPEST
24
Achieved through difficulty : HARDWON
27
1971 #1 hit for Carole King : ITSTOOLATE
30
Alternative : OTHER
32
"Try!" : GOFORIT
35
Bill ___, the Science Guy : NYE
38
"___ there yet?" : AREWE
39
Classic Stephen Foster song : OHSUSANNA
40
Fire-breathing creature of myth : CHIMERA
41
Faucet attachment : AERATOR
42
Span across a gorge, say : VIADUCT
45
Soloist's performance : RECITAL
46
Persian Wars vessel : TRIREME
48
Bit of beachwear : SANDAL
50
San ___, Calif. : SIMEON
51
Took home : EARNED
54
W.W. II menace : UBOAT
57
Love from the Beach Boys? : MIKE
62
Instrument for 36-Across, informally : UKE
64
"Life of Pi" director Lee : ANG

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions? Please let us know.

Like this puzzle? Please share this page on social media to help spread the word about XWord Info. Thanks!

XWord Info Home
XWord Info © 2007-2024, Jim Horne
77 ms