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, Thursday, December 18, 2003

Author:
John Underwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
145/23/20022/10/20090
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0162311
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.58001
John Underwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {X} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Underwood. NYT links: Across Lite
1
E
2
S
3
C
4
S
5
E
6
G
7
O
8
B
9
O
10
S
11
S
12
H
13
O
N
O
R
14
I
S
N
T
15
E
G
A
L
16
I
V
O
R
Y
17
G
R
A
C
18
E
N
O
T
E
19
D
I
E
D
20
C
H
E
R
21
R
E
T
I
E
22
E
N
R
I
23
C
O
24
V
L
25
A
D
26
Y
A
P
27
H
E
A
D
A
C
28
H
E
29
S
E
30
N
A
T
E
31
O
S
U
32
F
O
U
R
33
T
H
34
E
W
E
R
35
Q
36
U
E
37
N
N
E
38
A
U
G
39
P
40
A
S
A
41
S
K
I
R
42
T
S
43
N
44
I
45
L
46
A
M
O
R
47
A
L
48
G
R
U
E
49
S
O
M
E
50
J
E
T
51
R
Y
52
A
N
53
S
C
O
R
E
S
54
A
R
K
55
I
N
56
M
I
57
L
K
58
A
W
L
S
59
M
I
C
R
O
60
W
A
V
E
61
C
R
E
D
O
62
A
G
A
R
63
A
Z
O
V
64
B
E
H
A
N
65
S
O
B
S
66
R
E
M
Y
67
C
D
T
© 2003, The New York TimesNo. 1218 ( 19,763 )
Across
1
PC bailout : ESC
4
Utah's ___ Canyon : SEGO
8
Padrone : BOSS
12
Gold star, e.g. : HONOR
14
Ain't right? : ISNT
15
Even, to Yvette : EGAL
16
Procter & Gamble brand : IVORY
17
Musical embellishment : GRACENOTE
19
Went pffft : DIED
20
Singer with the 1999 #1 hit "Believe" : CHER
21
Fasten over : RETIE
22
Italian dancer ___ Cecchetti : ENRICO
24
Dracula prototype : VLAD
26
Big mouth : YAP
27
Major annoyance : HEADACHE
29
Bill passer : SENATE
31
The Buckeyes, briefly : OSU
32
Fireworks time, with "the" : FOURTH
34
Still-life vessel : EWER
35
With 39-Across, a common greeting : QUE
37
Dayton-to-Toledo dir. : NNE
38
Summer mo. : AUG
39
See 35-Across : PASA
41
Avoids : SKIRTS
43
Common cricket score : NIL
46
Ethically indifferent : AMORAL
48
Awful : GRUESOME
50
Gaslight : JET
51
Pitcher with 5,714 lifetime strikeouts : RYAN
53
They're often settled : SCORES
54
"Wait Until Dark" co-star, 1967 : ARKIN
56
Total requirement? : MILK
58
Punchers : AWLS
59
Like some modern signals : MICROWAVE
61
Church recital : CREDO
62
Thickening agent in food : AGAR
63
Sea of ___, arm of the Black Sea : AZOV
64
"Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
65
Wails : SOBS
66
___ Martin (cognac) : REMY
67
What the Cubs play games in: Abbr. : CDT
Down
1
Like ones starting over : ENOERAUQSOTKCAB
2
Vile : SORDID
3
Tally-ho, e.g. : CRY
4
Pine (for) : SIGH
5
Opposite of making progress : ESREVERNIGNIVOM
6
Twist : GNARL
7
School for future Lts. : OTC
8
"Good!" in Genoa : BENE
9
Traveling up a down staircase, e.g. : OGOTYAWGNORWEHT
10
Fill up : SATIATE
11
Person in 39-Down : SLEEPER
12
Cab Calloway, King of ___ : HIDEHO
13
Sheep : OVINES
18
"Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
20
Designer Chanel : COCO
23
___ noir : CAFE
25
Bat wood : ASH
28
Beefcake poser : HUNK
30
Modern: Ger. : NEU
33
Hawaii, once: Abbr. : TERR
36
Old Mideast inits. : UAR
38
"Hold on ___!" : ASEC
39
See 11-Down : PAJAMAS
40
Explorer Vespucci : AMERIGO
41
Sneaky : SLY
42
Narwhal feature : TUSK
44
Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
45
It may be written on a chalkboard : LESSON
47
Classic New Yorker cartoonist : ARNO
49
Zoomed : SOARED
52
Throw : AMAZE
55
Some bargain bin items, for short : IRRS
57
Impose : LEVY
60
"The blood-red blossom of ___ ...": Tennyson : WAR
61
Toronto media inits. : CBC

Answer summary: 3 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.