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

New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1996

13-Down : Haphazardly

Author:
M. Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
866/5/19913/29/201910
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
000246416
ScrabblePOWPre‑WS
1.5227
Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
1
M
2
A
3
G
4
N
5
A
6
C
7
A
8
R
9
T
10
A
11
F
12
L
13
A
14
P
15
I
R
R
E
G
U
L
A
R
S
16
R
O
T
E
17
D
E
O
D
O
R
I
Z
E
S
18
A
I
R
Y
19
G
O
O
S
20
S
E
E
K
E
21
R
22
T
A
O
23
E
L
M
24
P
E
N
T
25
T
A
26
L
E
N
T
27
T
A
S
28
S
E
29
S
O
30
T
31
H
O
R
D
E
32
P
A
33
D
34
T
A
35
J
36
C
E
O
S
37
R
38
A
I
S
E
39
T
H
E
A
40
L
A
R
M
41
Y
A
N
K
42
I
C
E
43
G
O
T
44
U
T
T
E
45
R
46
U
G
47
H
48
S
E
49
R
50
G
51
E
52
C
H
E
R
U
53
B
54
R
U
55
S
T
56
E
R
G
57
A
B
C
58
G
A
59
L
O
S
H
60
T
Z
A
R
61
T
O
E
62
S
63
S
O
U
S
A
64
P
H
O
N
E
65
A
N
D
Y
66
R
U
N
A
R
O
U
N
D
S
67
N
E
E
D
68
A
D
D
R
E
S
S
E
E
S
© 1996, The New York Times11/21/96 ( No. 17,180 )
Across
1
Whence the words "That the English Church shall be free" : MAGNACARTA
11
To-do : FLAP
15
Baker Street group : IRREGULARS
16
Old-style education : ROTE
17
Freshens, in a way : DEODORIZES
18
Ethereal : AIRY
19
Sticky substances : GOOS
20
Aspirant : SEEKER
22
Chinese principle : TAO
23
Slippery ___ : ELM
24
Shut (up) : PENT
25
Gift : TALENT
27
Cup of cafe : TASSE
29
Lush : SOT
31
Motley crew : HORDE
32
Writer's block? : PAD
34
___ Mahal : TAJ
36
Firm bosses : CEOS
37
Play Paul Revere : RAISETHEALARM
41
Pull a fast one? : YANK
42
Rocks : ICE
43
Came by : GOT
44
Out-and-out : UTTER
46
"Horrors!" : UGH
48
Worsted fabric : SERGE
52
Amoretto : CHERUB
54
Acquire signs of age : RUST
56
Work unit : ERG
57
Agatha Christie's "The ___ Murders" : ABC
58
Wet weather boot : GALOSH
60
Former Winter Palace resident: Var. : TZAR
61
Ten below? : TOES
63
Relative of a helicon : SOUSAPHONE
65
Capp of the comics : ANDY
66
Delaying tactics : RUNAROUNDS
67
Welfare state? : NEED
68
They get what's coming to them : ADDRESSEES
Down
1
Peewee : MIDGET
2
Anatomical ring : AREOLA
3
Ring bearers : GROOMS
4
Beatty and Rorem : NEDS
5
In the past : AGO
6
A mummy may have one, perhaps : CURSE
7
1986 Sigourney Weaver thriller : ALIENS
8
9
Odyssey : TREK
10
Plus : ASSET
11
Monk's title : FRA
12
Drugstore cowboy : LOITERER
13
Haphazardly : ATRANDOM
14
Mescaline cacti : PEYOTES
21
Encouraging word : RAH
24
Shooter's ammo : PEAS
26
Pin down : LOCATE
28
Volleyball player, at times : SPIKER
30
Menlo Park monogram : TAE
33
Agnus ___ : DEI
35
Popular sports car, informally : JAG
37
Longtime Holmes portrayer : RATHBONE
38
Predate : ANTECEDE
39
Fort Worth sch. : TCU
40
At sea : LOST
41
Mexican peninsula : YUCATAN
45
Toupee, slangily : RUG
47
Cavalryman : HUSSAR
49
Change from commercial to residential, e.g. : REZONE
50
It's big in Spain : GRANDE
51
Way out : EGRESS
53
Iraqi city : BASRA
55
Quota : SHARE
59
Obstreperous : LOUD
60
So : THUS
62
One of the Chaplins : SYD
64
Certain battery term. : POS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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