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

New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 2019

17-Across : One stuck abroad?

Author:
Stu Ockman
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
132/2/20125/8/20190
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0004603
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.56220
Stu Ockman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Stu Ockman notes:
I was thrilled a year ago to receive Will's acceptance of the goo goo eyes puzzle; especially, since Joel was kind enough to add in ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Hi Stu, Thanks for your nice note. Usually when we'd like extensive changes in a grid, we return it to the constructor to make them. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
OO! OO! I know what this theme is! Sorry, I couldn't help myself. GOO GOO EYES is a hilarious term. At first, I wasn't sure if it ... read more
1
R
2
C
3
A
4
S
5
A
6
I
7
M
8
B
9
A
10
H
11
A
12
I
13
S
14
E
R
I
C
15
I
D
L
E
16
A
R
A
R
A
T
17
V
OO
D
OO
D
O
L
L
18
S
C
H
E
M
A
19
S
N
A
P
E
20
T
21
I
S
22
A
T
F
23
S
E
24
A
25
L
26
F
OO
27
L
28
P
R
OO
F
29
O
30
D
31
D
32
R
E
33
G
I
N
A
L
34
C
R
I
35
T
36
I
C
A
L
37
D
E
38
C
39
C
40
A
41
T
OO
R
I
C
H
F
O
42
R
43
M
Y
B
L
OO
D
44
O
P
E
R
A
45
M
O
U
S
S
A
K
A
46
E
N
47
C
48
A
S
E
S
49
D
E
M
50
F
51
OO
52
T
S
T
OO
L
53
S
T
54
A
55
G
56
A
L
I
57
L
E
58
T
59
L
A
60
N
61
D
62
O
63
C
A
M
64
E
65
R
A
66
G
67
OO
68
G
OO
E
Y
E
S
69
E
L
E
V
E
N
70
I
N
A
F
L
A
S
H
71
T
A
X
A
C
T
72
F
A
B
73
S
H
I
A
© 2019, The New York Times1/24/19 ( No. 25,279 )
Across
1
First U.S. color TVs : RCAS
5
Shooter's need : AIM
8
Believers in oneness : BAHAIS
14
"Spamalot" lyricist : ERICIDLE
16
Post-flood locale : ARARAT
17
One stuck abroad? : VOODOODOLL
18
Frame of reference : SCHEMA
19
Professor to Harry Potter : SNAPE
20
Follower of "My country" : TIS
22
Raiding grp. : ATF
23
It can make an impression in correspondence : SEAL
26
Risk-free : FOOLPROOF
29
Lacking a mate : ODD
32
Fit for a queen : REGINAL
34
Key : CRITICAL
37
British record label : DECCA
41
"I'm out" : TOORICHFORMYBLOOD
44
Unlikely source of a Top 40 song : OPERA
45
Popular Greek dish : MOUSSAKA
46
Surrounds : ENCASES
49
On the blue side, for short : DEM
50
Ottoman : FOOTSTOOL
53
___ beetle : STAG
56
Clay, after conversion : ALI
57
Call to reserve? : LET
59
Calrissian of "Star Wars" : LANDO
63
Traffic enforcement device : CAMERA
66
Adoring looks seen 10 times in this puzzle's grid : GOOGOOEYES
69
Curfew, maybe : ELEVEN
70
Lickety-split : INAFLASH
71
Revenue-raising measure : TAXACT
72
"Neato!" : FAB
73
Branch of Islam : SHIA
Down
1
Guns : REVS
2
Sing sentimentally : CROON
3
Work whose title character is buried alive : AIDA
4
Equipment in an ice cream shop : SCOOPS
5
Rabblement : ADO
6
In a bad way : ILL
7
Annual spring occurrence : MELT
8
Instrument that opens Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" : BASSOON
9
Homer's path : ARC
10
"I bet!" : HAH
11
To the stern : AREAR
12
"Same here!" : IAMTOO
13
Several lines of music? : STAFF
15
"Bonne ___!" : IDEE
21
"___ ever ..." : IFI
24
Playfully roguish : ARCH
25
Where photosynthesis occurs : LEAF
27
___-slipper (flower) : LADYS
28
Commoners : PLEBS
29
Eight: Prefix : OCTO
30
Wilt : DROOP
31
Superserious : DIRE
33
Grabs (onto) : GLOMS
35
Ones pumped up for a race? : TIRES
36
"That's beyond me" : ICANT
38
Dressed : CLAD
39
Sam of R&B : COOKE
40
Not know from ___ (be clueless about) : ADAM
42
Some deer : ROES
43
Closet-y smell : MUST
47
Freon, for one : COOLANT
48
Sierra Nevada product : ALE
50
Side : FACET
51
"C'est magnifique!" : OOLALA
52
Competitor of Citizen : TIMEX
54
Standoffish : ALOOF
55
Iona College athletes : GAELS
58
Cry after a hectic week : TGIF
60
When doubled, a taunt : NYAH
61
South Asian living abroad : DESI
62
Org. for some inspectors : OSHA
64
___ Air, carrier to Taiwan : EVA
65
Supporting letter, informally : REC
67
A Chaplin : OONA
68
Gossip : GAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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