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.

E - I.E., IO

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 2005

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
183/22/20042/10/20171
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2303262
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.60111
Kyle Mahowald

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
1
M
2
O
3
P
4
E
5
D
6
O
7
N
8
E
9
S
10
E
11
C
12
G
13
I
14
R
15
L
16
M
17
R
18
I
19
O
C
U
L
I
20
R
E
C
A
L
L
21
A
D
I
A
22
Y
E
N
23
B
A
L
L
E
24
T
B
A
R
R
I
O
25
P
L
A
Y
26
G
O
L
F
27
I
N
L
E
T
S
28
T
U
G
29
S
30
W
E
E
T
I
E
P
I
E
31
L
A
T
S
32
H
33
R
E
34
T
E
E
35
A
N
T
I
C
S
36
E
D
A
37
Z
I
O
N
38
M
39
A
S
T
E
40
R
41
S
42
T
O
A
S
T
43
A
B
44
S
O
R
B
45
E
L
K
S
46
A
L
47
O
O
F
48
T
O
T
E
49
B
A
G
50
A
H
A
B
51
F
52
L
53
A
54
P
55
S
56
L
A
M
57
R
O
L
A
58
I
59
D
S
60
B
E
61
R
M
U
D
A
62
S
P
A
T
63
G
T
O
64
R
O
T
65
E
66
R
A
Y
G
U
N
67
C
U
R
I
68
O
F
O
R
69
T
70
H
E
C
O
M
71
M
O
N
C
O
L
D
72
A
R
I
O
S
O
73
S
E
A
N
74
B
A
N
75
A
S
T
A
76
L
O
A
N
E
R
77
S
78
S
T
E
79
P
80
D
A
D
81
P
S
I
S
82
A
N
T
I
83
C
P
84
A
S
85
L
O
R
E
86
L
E
I
87
S
88
T
E
E
L
89
R
90
E
E
L
91
F
A
N
O
92
U
93
T
94
A
95
N
96
G
L
O
97
C
A
98
M
E
R
A
L
99
I
O
N
S
100
S
O
101
T
102
M
O
R
A
Y
103
S
104
O
D
E
105
A
R
D
106
S
H
A
H
107
E
V
E
N
S
T
108
E
109
V
E
N
110
F
111
O
G
112
R
113
A
T
E
D
R
114
L
E
A
D
R
O
L
E
115
O
116
L
D
G
R
117
A
Y
M
A
R
I
O
118
I
N
T
119
U
N
I
T
120
S
A
I
L
E
D
121
A
L
I
E
N
122
A
A
S
123
S
E
A
S
124
E
X
C
E
E
D
125
T
E
N
S
E
© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 1009 ( 20,424 )
Across
1
Was in a blue state : MOPED
6
"Hold on!" : ONESEC
12
"You go, ___!" : GIRL
16
Dr.'s order : MRI
19
Eyes? : OCULI
20
Infrequent political event : RECALL
21
1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
22
Asian capital : YEN
23
Spanish dancers' residence? : BALLETBARRIO
25
Hit the links : PLAYGOLF
27
Shore sights : INLETS
28
Jerk : TUG
29
Honey : SWEETIEPIE
31
Chin-ups and pull-ups develop them : LATS
32
Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
34
___ time : TEE
35
Monkey business : ANTICS
36
Author LeShan : EDA
37
Israeli leaders? : ZIONMASTERS
42
Words to a bride and groom : TOAST
43
Take in : ABSORB
45
Lodge fellows : ELKS
46
Removed : ALOOF
48
Shopper's aid : TOTEBAG
50
Captain of literature : AHAB
51
To-do : FLAP
55
Not close gently : SLAM
57
Big name in antacids : ROLAIDS
60
Island settled by shipwrecked colonists in 1609 : BERMUDA
62
Run-in : SPAT
63
Classic sports car : GTO
64
Old-fashioned education : ROTE
66
Zapper : RAYGUN
67
Sniffler's keepsake? : CURIOFORTHECOMMONCOLD
72
Melodious : ARIOSO
73
Astin of "Lord of the Rings" : SEAN
74
Keep out : BAN
75
Aid in solving the disappearance of the Thin Man : ASTA
76
Car dealers' offerings : LOANERS
78
Member of a blended family : STEPDAD
81
Trident-shaped letters : PSIS
82
One side of a debate : ANTI
83
Some tax advisers, for short : CPAS
85
Danger for sailors : LORELEI
87
Symbol of strength : STEEL
89
Movie roll : REEL
91
Go in all directions : FANOUT
94
___-American : ANGLO
97
Photogenic cats? : CAMERALIONS
100
Lush : SOT
102
Snaky swimmers : MORAYS
104
Lines of praise : ODE
105
Suffix with tank : ARD
106
Bygone royal : SHAH
107
Square : EVENSTEVEN
110
Danger for sailors : FOG
112
Blue, perhaps : RATEDR
114
Romeo or Juliet : LEADROLE
115
Aging Nintendo icon? : OLDGRAYMARIO
118
Football stat. : INT
119
Newton, e.g. : UNIT
120
Went smoothly : SAILED
121
___ being : ALIEN
122
Some batteries : AAS
123
Domain of the goddess Tethys : SEAS
124
Go above and beyond : EXCEED
125
Perfect, e.g. : TENSE
Down
1
City in 84-Down : MOBILE
2
Whence the line "The True North strong and free" : OCANADA
3
Can opener : PULLTAB
4
Women of Paris : ELLES
5
Purposely try to lose : DIET
6
Mercury or Saturn : ORB
7
Put in order : NEATEN
8
Brown family member : ECRU
9
Puppeteer Tony : SARG
10
Collegiate Bulldog : ELI
11
Where some think monsters live : CLOSETS
12
Rubberneck : GAPE
13
Waiting : IDLE
14
It can be thrown from a horse : RIATA
15
Let have it : LAYINTO
16
Optometrist's concern : MYOPIA
17
Some museum displays : RELICS
18
Overrun : INFEST
24
Souvenir buy : TSHIRT
26
"You're crushing the watch!"? : GETOFFMYCASIO
30
Itsy-bitsy : WEE
33
Oscar winner Benigni : ROBERTO
34
"That was bad" : TSK
37
Camera attachment, informally : ZOOM
38
Happy ___ : MEAL
39
Pond plant : ALGA
40
Pompon waver's cry : RAH
41
Crypt cover : SLAB
44
Gas pump's place? : STATIONISLAND
47
Moon of Uranus : OBERON
49
Gentlemen they're not : BOORS
50
Regarding : ASTO
52
Star of "Scared to Death," 1947 : LUGOSI
53
Men and women : ADULTS
54
One that "eats shoots and leaves" : PANDA
55
Encourage : SPURON
56
Animal catcher : LARIAT
58
2000 Renée Zellweger title role : IRENE
59
Dwarf with glasses : DOC
61
Displayed fear : RAN
62
Milan's La ___ : SCALA
63
It weighs on astronauts : GFORCE
65
Put in prison : EMBAR
68
Sugar suffix : OSE
69
Hardy character : TESS
70
___ trick : HAT
71
Headed toward : MADEFOR
77
Blueprint detail : SPEC
79
"Give me another chance," e.g. : PLEA
80
Toots : DOLL
81
Sharpies, e.g. : PENS
84
1-Down's state: Abbr. : ALA
86
Hall of Fame football coach Tom : LANDRY
88
It has a giraffe mascot : TOYSRUS
89
Rudolph's feature : REDNOSE
90
'Fore : ERE
92
Herald : USHERIN
93
Bootlickers : TOADIES
94
First name in aviation history : AMELIA
95
Roman Catholic period of prayer : NOVENA
96
Hall-of-Famers : GREATS
98
"The Simpsons" bartender : MOE
99
"Amen to that!" : IAGREE
101
Symbol of sovereignty : THRONE
103
Keith Richards, e.g. : STONE
106
Past its prime : STALE
108
Director Kazan : ELIA
109
Fact-checks : VETS
110
Bank letters : FDIC
111
Make eyes at : OGLE
113
Latin 101 word : AMAT
116
Hardly thorough : LAX
117
Tag on : ADD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?