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

New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Author:
Erik Agard
Editor:
Will Shortz
Record label for the singers starting 18-, 40-, 45- and 66-Across
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
7711/6/20128/17/202340
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
118791013181
RebusCircleScrabblePOWFresh
281.602063%
Erik Agard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 81, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQZ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Agard. Wednesday freshness: 51%
Erik Agard notes:
Many of my family's holiday traditions have changed as I've neared adulthood: we phased out the fir tree a few years ago, dinner is now ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Aww … I love getting insight into a friend's life. Reading Erik's note gave me the warm fuzzies. This music idiot actually knew some of ... read more
1
A
2
C
3
R
4
O
5
S
6
S
7
F
8
A
9
S
10
T
11
O
12
R
13
E
14
O
15
S
L
E
E
P
Y
16
A
L
M
A
17
R
E
A
P
18
S
U
P
R
E
M
19
E
C
O
U
R
20
T
C
A
S
E
21
T
B
S
22
A
B
A
T
E
S
23
R
A
M
E
N
24
S
K
O
R
25
H
26
A
Y
27
M
28
I
29
L
A
30
L
A
31
L
32
A
33
T
O
34
T
35
A
36
L
37
S
38
A
N
I
M
39
E
40
C
O
N
41
T
O
U
R
K
I
T
42
I
N
B
O
X
43
H
O
J
O
44
T
A
I
K
O
45
M
I
R
A
C
46
L
E
M
O
P
47
S
U
R
E
R
48
S
T
A
S
E
S
49
S
U
S
50
S
51
M
A
N
Y
52
R
U
53
B
54
P
A
55
P
A
56
S
57
C
58
O
59
O
P
60
I
61
N
62
S
I
D
E
63
T
64
A
65
U
66
T
E
M
P
T
67
A
T
I
O
N
I
S
68
L
A
N
D
69
I
C
E
E
70
V
E
N
D
71
S
T
E
R
E
O
72
R
E
N
D
73
A
S
E
A
74
M
O
T
O
W
N
© 2017, The New York Times11/29/17 ( No. 24,858 )
Across
1
What you see when you look up? : ACROSS
7
Observe Ramadan : FAST
11
Brand name after "Oh! Oh!," in old ads : OREO
15
Ready to retire : SLEEPY
16
___ mater : ALMA
17
Gather : REAP
18
2015's Obergefell v. Hodges, for one : SUPREMECOURTCASE
21
Channel with a 24-hour "A Christmas Story" marathon on Christmas : TBS
22
Slackens : ABATES
23
Japanese noodle type : RAMEN
24
Hershey toffee bar : SKOR
25
Baler input : HAY
27
Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
30
___ land : LALA
33
Row at the bottom of a spreadsheet : TOTALS
38
Japanese art style : ANIME
40
Product of assorted tones of makeup : CONTOURKIT
42
Email holder : INBOX
43
Iconic chain restaurant, informally : HOJO
44
Japanese drum : TAIKO
45
So-called "self-wringing" cleaning implement : MIRACLEMOP
47
More firm, as footing : SURER
48
Motionless conditions : STASES
49
Deduce, with "out" : SUSS
51
Way more than a few : MANY
52
Massage : RUB
54
Who is told "don't preach," in a Madonna hit : PAPA
56
Big get for a reporter : SCOOP
60
Plate umpire's call : INSIDE
63
___ lepton (elementary particle) : TAU
66
Early 2000s Fox reality show : TEMPTATIONISLAND
69
Frozen drink brand : ICEE
70
Sell : VEND
71
Half of quadraphonic : STEREO
72
Tear to bits : REND
73
On the ocean : ASEA
74
Record label for the singers starting 18-, 40-, 45- and 66-Across : MOTOWN
Down
1
Helper: Abbr. : ASST
2
Extracurricular group : CLUB
3
Gym rat's count : REPS
4
"___ the ramparts ..." : OER
5
Command to a dog : SPEAK
6
Emblem : SYMBOL
7
"The following is completely true:" : FACT
8
Source of trendy health juices : ALOE
9
Compress : SMUSH
10
Word with coal or pine : TAR
11
Two-tone apex predator : ORCA
12
Castigate, with "out" : REAM
13
___ of use : EASE
14
Emotionally honest : OPEN
19
Otalgia : EARACHE
20
They're held at the beginning of the season : TRYOUTS
24
Coconutty Girl Scout cookies : SAMOAS
26
From ___ Z : ATO
27
Hurts : MAIMS
28
"Don't you agree?," in British lingo : INNIT
29
Sign of balance? : LIBRA
31
Is in the offing : LOOMS
32
Pear variety : ANJOU
34
Reason for a hospitalization : TRAUMA
35
Filmmaker Kurosawa : AKIRA
36
Compare : LIKEN
37
Alibi : STORY
39
Reader's Digest offering : EXCERPT
41
Tennis technique : TOPSPIN
46
Six-time Sugar Bowl winner, for short : LSU
50
Pleasure from inflicting pain : SADISM
53
Nibbles : BITES
55
Gnocchi topper : PESTO
56
Show signs of life : STIR
57
Gospel star Winans : CECE
58
Portent : OMEN
59
Column that leans to one side? : OPED
61
Square after four : NINE
62
It may come from a fountain : SODA
63
Food from a root : TARO
64
Freshly : ANEW
65
Japanese noodle type : UDON
67
Director DuVernay : AVA
68
Tennis umpire's call : LET

Answer summary:
6 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!

XWord Info Home
XWord Info © 2007-2024, Jim Horne
83 ms