It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Friday, January 12, 1996

Author:
R. Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1864/27/199410/12/20080
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1814141615118
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.57301
Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FQZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite
1
J
2
U
3
R
4
A
5
S
6
S
7
I
8
C
9
A
10
B
11
R
12
A
13
D
14
E
15
I
N
A
P
I
N
C
H
16
C
O
R
T
E
X
17
H
O
M
E
S
I
T
E
18
C
A
S
T
L
E
19
A
P
B
20
P
U
C
21
K
E
R
22
H
I
C
23
D
E
L
24
T
25
A
26
S
K
I
P
S
27
E
C
U
28
S
N
E
A
K
29
Y
30
I
S
T
31
P
E
A
T
32
T
I
E
33
I
N
S
34
P
I
N
T
O
35
A
36
S
37
P
E
C
T
S
38
M
39
E
A
N
D
E
R
40
S
H
I
R
K
41
O
42
N
E
T
W
O
43
C
O
L
S
44
S
B
A
45
E
E
L
46
E
47
R
48
S
49
R
W
E
50
A
W
A
R
51
D
52
D
E
P
O
T
53
I
I
I
54
B
A
R
R
E
55
D
56
A
M
O
57
B
E
N
58
G
A
L
59
O
V
E
60
R
61
D
R
E
W
62
E
S
T
A
T
E
63
W
I
S
E
A
C
R
E
64
S
T
O
R
E
S
65
S
L
I
P
S
H
O
D
© 1996, The New York TimesNo. 0112 ( 16,866 )
Across
1
Pre-Cretaceous, in geologic history : JURASSIC
9
Roughen : ABRADE
15
By emergency : INAPINCH
16
Brain cover : CORTEX
17
Building lot : HOMESITE
18
Where to find a donjon : CASTLE
19
Police alert : APB
20
Prepare for 21-Down : PUCKER
22
Involuntary sound : HIC
23
Triangle : DELTA
26
Disregards : SKIPS
27
Old French coin : ECU
28
Guileful : SNEAKY
30
Follower : IST
31
Charcoal component : PEAT
32
Links : TIEINS
34
Kind of bean : PINTO
35
Broadway's "___of Love" : ASPECTS
38
Drift : MEANDER
40
Goldbrick : SHIRK
41
Certain combination : ONETWO
43
Mil. officers : COLS
44
Govt. lender : SBA
45
They make forays for morays : EELERS
49
Literary monogram : RWE
50
Grant : AWARD
52
Storage area : DEPOT
53
Jr.'s junior : III
54
Disallowed : BARRED
56
Latin I word : AMO
57
Riverfront Stadium player : BENGAL
59
Used too much, in a way : OVERDREW
62
Possessions : ESTATE
63
Know-it-all : WISEACRE
64
Mall fixtures : STORES
65
Sloppy : SLIPSHOD
Down
1
Religious conflicts : JIHADS
2
Shut : UNOPEN
3
Digress : RAMBLE
4
Copy : APE
5
Family member : SIS
6
Cut : SNIP
7
Metrical stress, in poetry : ICTUS
8
Arrive, officially : CHECKIN
9
Go along with : ACCEPT
10
Male guinea pigs : BOARS
11
Some utils. : RRS
12
Finally : ATTHEEND
13
Fine : DELICATE
14
Heir raiser? : EXECUTOR
21
Lover's request : KISSME
24
Idahos : TATERS
25
Get___out of : AKICK
29
As previously : YET
31
Corn flour : PINOLE
33
Meteorological indicator : ISOBAR
34
Showed impatience, as a horse : PAWED
35
Credits : ASCRIBES
36
Most striking : SHOWIEST
37
Enter en masse : PILEINTO
39
Saison d'___ : ETE
42
Strait : NARROWS
44
Land depressions : SWALES
46
Greek provincial governor : EPARCH
47
"Night of the Living Dead" director : ROMERO
48
Put away : STOWED
50
Fall off : ABATE
51
Trouble-maker : DEVIL
55
60's group Dino,___& Billy : DESI
58
Needlefish : GAR
60
Handle the orders (for) : REP
61
Court figures, for short : DAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?