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, Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Author:
Tim Wescott
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
67/9/200810/7/20090
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0015000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.63040
Tim Wescott

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wescott. NYT links: Across Lite
1
D
2
I
3
L
4
L
5
B
6
A
7
T
8
C
9
H
10
O
11
C
12
T
13
A
14
O
N
E
I
15
E
B
O
L
A
16
D
A
I
S
17
S
T
A
R
18
M
A
B
E
L
19
E
M
M
A
20
A
U
D
A
21
C
I
T
Y
O
F
22
H
O
P
E
23
G
R
E
24
N
N
E
25
S
E
N
A
T
26
E
27
E
N
R
28
O
B
E
S
29
J
E
W
30
I
O
N
31
O
R
C
32
P
O
E
33
E
G
G
O
34
S
35
O
F
A
36
B
37
I
D
E
N
38
S
N
O
W
39
O
V
A
L
40
E
L
F
41
B
A
R
42
R
E
M
43
C
E
L
44
I
45
N
T
U
I
46
T
47
S
48
T
R
E
49
N
C
H
50
N
O
W
51
V
A
T
52
P
R
E
S
I
53
D
54
E
N
T
O
55
B
A
M
A
56
L
A
I
C
57
V
E
D
A
Y
58
A
L
A
S
59
V
I
C
K
60
E
L
I
T
E
61
E
R
L
E
62
I
D
A
S
63
S
L
E
E
T
64
R
Y
E
S
© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0120 ( 21,623 )
Across
1
Pickle flavoring : DILL
5
Sheetful of cookies : BATCH
10
Eight: Prefix : OCTA
14
"The ___ Love" (hit by 42-Across) : ONEI
15
Nasty virus : EBOLA
16
Setting for an Inaugural Address : DAIS
17
Representation of a state on the U.S. flag : STAR
18
Silents actress Normand : MABEL
19
Jane Austen novel : EMMA
20
Book by 52-Across, with "The" : AUDACITYOFHOPE
23
Test for coll. seniors : GRE
24
Opposite SSW : NNE
25
Former body for 52-Across : SENATE
27
Dresses like a justice : ENROBES
29
Synagogue-goer : JEW
30
It's not free of charge : ION
31
Hobbit's enemy : ORC
32
"The Bells" poet : POE
33
Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
34
Crash site? : SOFA
36
See 29-Down : BIDEN
38
Winter forecast : SNOW
39
___ Office : OVAL
40
Hobbit's friend : ELF
41
52-Across once passed it, with "the" : BAR
42
Rock band fronted by Michael Stipe : REM
43
Cartoon collectible : CEL
44
Senses : INTUITS
48
You can dig it : TRENCH
50
"___ what?" : NOW
51
Vintner's container : VAT
52
Oath of office taker on 1/20/09 : PRESIDENTOBAMA
56
Not of the cloth : LAIC
57
May 8, 1945 : VEDAY
58
"Oh, woe!" : ALAS
59
QB Michael : VICK
60
Upper echelon : ELITE
61
___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
62
Actress Lupino and others : IDAS
63
Winter forecast : SLEET
64
Bakery loaves : RYES
Down
1
Medicinal amount : DOSAGE
2
Through regular order of succession : INTURN
3
52-Across, starting 1/20/09 : LEADEROFAMERICA
4
Old Italian money : LIRA
5
Valentine candy message : BEMINE
6
Lets up : ABATES
7
Sir ___ Belch of "Twelfth Night" : TOBY
8
Nile queen, informally : CLEO
9
Not fully noticed : HALFSEEN
10
Ancient Greek theater : ODEON
11
52-Across had one with John McCain : CAMPAIGNRIVALRY
12
Cry just before leaving : TIMETOGO
13
Solid ___ rock : ASA
21
"Mad Money" network : CNBC
22
Chop : HEW
26
Sufficient, once : ENOW
28
Transmitted by speech : ORAL
29
With 36-Across, 52-Across's number two : JOE
32
Suffix for many a computer attachment : PDF
33
Biblical birthright seller : ESAU
34
Variety : SORT
35
Spent too much (for) : OVERPAID
36
1960s hairdos : BEEHIVES
37
Home state of 52-Across: Abbr. : ILL
41
Kind of bomber : BTWO
43
What secondary recipients of e-mails get : CCS
44
Natural : INNATE
45
"Maybe later" : NOTYET
46
"Hot" food : TAMALE
47
Equilibria : STASES
49
Parts of bottles : NECKS
53
Big name in computers : DELL
54
Actress Sedgwick : EDIE
55
1930s boxing champ Max : BAER
56
This clue's number in Roman numerals : LVI

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?