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, December 25, 1995

Author:
Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
2033/27/19742/8/19990
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
01413675122
ScrabRebusCirclePangramPre‑WS
1.47000153
Sidney L. Robbins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 190 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite
1
P
2
A
3
S
4
T
5
A
6
D
7
E
8
B
9
S
10
A
11
R
12
C
13
S
14
A
L
T
O
N
15
I
M
E
T
16
S
O
A
P
17
R
O
U
N
D
18
T
A
B
L
E
19
S
U
M
O
20
R
E
N
E
21
A
G
A
T
E
22
S
23
N
E
O
24
D
25
A
M
N
S
26
P
A
27
R
D
O
N
28
F
29
A
30
R
31
L
E
O
S
32
S
P
U
D
33
E
C
O
34
A
S
S
Y
35
R
36
L
A
37
D
38
S
39
E
R
U
40
D
I
T
E
41
E
42
A
43
T
E
N
U
P
44
L
E
N
O
45
S
46
P
A
R
E
47
C
A
R
48
D
I
49
P
50
S
51
I
R
O
N
52
E
L
Y
53
I
54
N
S
T
E
P
55
C
R
U
S
56
T
57
C
I
T
58
C
A
59
F
T
A
N
60
H
61
A
62
R
63
K
64
E
T
E
65
S
66
R
O
U
N
D
67
R
O
B
I
N
68
U
R
A
L
69
S
A
R
G
70
A
S
I
D
E
71
P
O
K
Y
72
E
L
E
E
73
G
E
E
S
E
© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1225 ( 16,848 )
Across
1
Macaroni or cannelloni : PASTA
6
Socialist Eugene : DEBS
10
Rainbows : ARCS
14
Illinois city : ALTON
15
"____ a man with seven..." : IMET
16
Dove or Dial : SOAP
17
Locale for King Arthur : ROUNDTABLE
19
Japanese wrestling : SUMO
20
Artist Magritte : RENE
21
Playing marbles : AGATES
23
Prefix with natal : NEO
24
Curses : DAMNS
26
"I beg your ____" : PARDON
28
Kind of cry : FAR
31
Most August births : LEOS
32
Tater : SPUD
33
Author Umberto : ECO
34
Nineveh was its cap. : ASSYR
36
Young fellows : LADS
39
Learned : ERUDITE
41
Consumed : EATENUP
44
Emcee Jay : LENO
45
Trunk item : SPARE
47
Word with sports or squad : CAR
48
Ballroom dance motions : DIPS
51
Get the wrinkles out : IRON
52
Cathedral city : ELY
53
Shoe part : INSTEP
55
Pizza part : CRUST
57
Op. ____ (footnote abbr.) : CIT
58
Beach robe : CAFTAN
60
"Listen!" : HARK
64
Summers on the Riviera : ETES
66
Kind of tournament : ROUNDROBIN
68
Russia's ____ Mountains : URAL
69
Puppeteer Tony : SARG
70
"All kidding ____..." : ASIDE
71
Molasseslike : POKY
72
Gen. Robt. ____ : ELEE
73
Cacklers : GEESE
Down
1
Catherine ____ (Henry VIII's sixth) : PARR
2
Skin soother : ALOE
3
Stupefy : STUN
4
Sounded : TONED
5
Also : AND
6
Doctors' determinations : DIAGNOSES
7
Diplomat's post : EMBASSY
8
Boxer's trophy : BELT
9
Soaks, as teabags : STEEPS
10
Silly one : ASS
11
Waltz or reel : ROUNDDANCE
12
Engraved gem : CAMEO
13
Act lovey-dovey : SPOON
18
Most domesticated : TAMEST
22
Silly one : SAP
25
Jai ____ : ALAI
27
Reign : RULE
28
Grope : FEEL
29
Good-sized plot : ACRE
30
Cut of beef : ROUNDSTEAK
35
Adjust : REARRANGE
37
Kind of exhaust : DUAL
38
Limber : SPRY
40
"Go ahead!" : DOIT
42
In the vicinity : AROUND
43
Sawbucks : TENS
46
Film : PICTURE
49
Muscle-builder's pride : PEC
50
Not plentiful : SPARSE
53
Become frozen : ICEUP
54
Explosive : NITRO
56
"____ were the days, my friend" : THOSE
59
Young horse : FOAL
61
His Rose was Irish : ABIE
62
Clears (of) : RIDS
63
Pants part : KNEE
65
Wily : SLY
67
Old piano tune : RAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?