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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, November 17, 2014

Author:
Tom McCoy
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
3311/14/20139/29/20190
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18815100
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.61362
Tom McCoy

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. McCoy. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Tom McCoy notes:
One of the biggest surprises for me in the Sherlock Holmes series was the fact that Sherlock has a brother. Sherlock is such a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fun experience today, trying to figure out what these people had in common as I went through the puzzle. I had no idea each of them ... read more
1
S
2
T
3
R
4
A
5
P
6
E
7
N
8
J
9
O
10
Y
11
M
12
A
13
T
14
P
O
A
C
H
15
L
O
I
R
E
16
O
B
E
17
Y
E
N
T
A
18
K
O
F
I
A
19
N
N
A
N
20
R
21
I
S
K
22
I
S
T
O
23
P
24
A
25
C
26
M
A
N
27
S
28
A
29
U
N
T
E
R
30
A
S
H
T
O
N
31
K
32
U
T
C
H
E
R
33
T
H
I
G
H
34
I
V
A
N
S
35
O
36
P
37
S
38
T
E
C
S
39
P
L
U
M
E
40
I
S
L
E
41
I
R
K
42
E
A
R
L
E
43
P
R
I
A
M
44
M
45
A
R
I
O
A
N
46
D
R
E
T
T
I
47
I
48
M
A
G
E
R
Y
49
Y
E
S
Y
E
S
50
R
A
G
E
51
S
52
P
E
C
53
V
I
N
D
54
I
55
E
56
S
E
L
57
E
58
M
59
P
60
T
61
Y
62
I
Z
E
63
C
R
O
N
E
64
P
O
S
E
R
65
N
E
T
66
Y
A
L
T
A
67
T
W
I
N
S
© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 23,750 )
Across
1
Pocketbook part : STRAP
6
Waiter's last word after serving food : ENJOY
11
Place ___ (part of a table setting) : MAT
14
Hunt illegally : POACH
15
France's longest river : LOIRE
16
Award bestowed by a queen: Abbr. : OBE
17
Busybody : YENTA
18
Ban Ki-moon's predecessor at the U.N. : KOFIANNAN
20
Jeopardize : RISK
22
Colon, in analogies : ISTO
23
Classic video game with ghosts : PACMAN
27
Mosey : SAUNTER
30
"Two and a Half Men" co-star starting in 2011 : ASHTONKUTCHER
33
Femur's locale : THIGH
34
Two Romanov czars : IVANS
35
Photo ___ (campaign events) : OPS
38
Gumshoes, in old crime fiction : TECS
39
Grand feather : PLUME
40
___ of Capri : ISLE
41
Annoy : IRK
42
Country singer Steve : EARLE
43
Trojan king during the Trojan War : PRIAM
44
Sporting champion with a drive for success? : MARIOANDRETTI
47
Descriptive language : IMAGERY
49
"Of course you're right" : YESYES
50
Anger : RAGE
51
Not commissioned, after "on" : SPEC
53
"The Fast and the Furious" co-star : VINDIESEL
57
What "E" means on a gas gauge : EMPTY
62
Verb-forming suffix : IZE
63
Witch : CRONE
64
Brainteaser : POSER
65
Court divider : NET
66
Crimean conference site : YALTA
67
Minnesota baseball team ... or what 18-, 30-, 44- and 53-Across all are : TWINS
Down
1
James Bond, for one : SPY
2
Little piggy, in a children's rhyme : TOE
3
Sprinted : RAN
4
Play a role : ACT
5
Pyramid schemer? : PHARAOH
6
___ Club (civic group) : ELKS
7
Reading place ... or reading device : NOOK
8
Competitor of Skippy and Peter Pan : JIF
9
"Either he goes ___ go!" : ORI
10
Word before "verily" in the Bible : YEA
11
Freak of nature : MONSTROSITY
12
Lessen : ABATE
13
Kind of sax : TENOR
19
Number of heads of the Hydra, in myth : NINE
21
Bed-and-breakfast, e.g. : INN
23
Rocker Smith : PATTI
24
"My Name Is ___ Lev" : ASHER
25
Sexy guy : CHICKMAGNET
26
Boardroom events: Abbr. : MTGS
27
Flower's pollen holder : STAMEN
28
Teenager's bane : ACNE
29
Sounds of hesitation : UHS
31
"___ was here" (W.W. II catchphrase) : KILROY
32
Throat dangler : UVULA
36
Part of a table setting : PLATE
37
Round after the quarters : SEMIS
39
10-10 or Q-Q : PAIR
40
Angers : IRES
42
Before, poetically : ERE
43
General rule : PRECEPT
45
Elderly : AGED
46
Easter egg need : DYE
47
Football Hall-of-Famer Michael : IRVIN
48
Indian corn : MAIZE
51
Mailed : SENT
52
Entreaty : PLEA
54
Treacherous, as winter roads : ICY
55
Long presidential term, perhaps : ERA
56
The sun : SOL
58
Cut, as grass : MOW
59
Trident-shaped letter : PSI
60
Number of Canadian provinces : TEN
61
Soph. and jr. : YRS

Answer summary: 5 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!

See NYT Crosswords for info.