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

New York Times, Wednesday, December 5, 2007

"I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza" speaker

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
397/1/20025/19/20150
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
014147211
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.65032
Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {WX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
1
R
2
O
3
A
4
M
5
E
6
L
7
I
8
N
9
O
10
R
11
C
12
U
13
B
14
E
U
R
O
15
D
E
R
I
V
E
16
O
L
E
17
H
I
N
D
18
Q
U
A
R
T
E
R
19
R
N
A
20
A
J
A
21
U
A
R
22
T
R
U
23
D
E
A
U
24
B
A
Z
25
A
A
R
26
J
I
T
N
E
Y
27
V
I
D
28
E
O
29
I
S
T
H
30
M
31
I
32
C
33
R
34
U
E
L
35
T
H
36
O
M
37
S
A
I
D
38
H
O
N
39
S
40
C
A
N
N
E
41
D
42
R
K
O
43
A
B
C
44
D
45
A
L
D
A
46
H
47
A
T
E
S
48
S
O
L
E
49
M
N
50
O
N
51
T
A
P
52
E
L
O
I
53
S
E
54
A
R
E
55
N
56
A
57
S
58
L
59
A
B
T
E
S
T
60
A
I
M
61
O
R
E
62
A
P
U
63
S
T
A
64
G
F
L
A
65
T
I
O
N
66
M
I
C
67
H
E
R
E
T
O
68
E
S
S
O
69
P
A
K
70
A
R
R
E
A
R
71
D
E
E
R
© 2007, The New York Times12/5/07 ( No. 21,211 )
Across
1
Gad about : ROAM
5
Donahue of "Father Knows Best" : ELINOR
11
One learning the ropes : CUB
14
___ Disney : EURO
15
Reason out : DERIVE
16
Soccer fan's cry : OLE
17
Source of rump roast : HINDQUARTER
19
Messenger ___ : RNA
20
1977 double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
21
Bygone Mideast grp. : UAR
22
P.M. between Pearson and Clark : TRUDEAU
24
Charity event, maybe : BAZAAR
26
Shared taxi : JITNEY
27
Blockbuster offering : VIDEO
29
Panama and others : ISTHMI
32
Hard-hearted : CRUEL
35
___ McAn shoes : THOM
37
Came out with : SAID
38
Sweetums : HON
39
Speed-read : SCANNED
42
"Cimarron" studio, 1931 : RKO
43
Children's tune starter : ABCD
45
"The Seduction of Joe Tynan" star, 1979 : ALDA
46
Can't deal with : HATES
48
Like some oaths or vows : SOLEMN
50
Ready to pour : ONTAP
52
"I am six. I am a city child. I live at the Plaza" speaker : ELOISE
54
Sports spots : ARENAS
58
Biopsy, e.g. : LABTEST
60
Purpose : AIM
61
Assayer's stuff : ORE
62
"The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
63
Worrisome economic condition : STAGFLATION
66
Input-jack label : MIC
67
Regarding this point, in legalese : HERETO
68
"Happy Motoring" sloganeer : ESSO
69
Golf's Se Ri ___ : PAK
70
Unpaid debt : ARREAR
71
This puzzle's theme : DEER
Down
1
Dry out, in a way : REHAB
2
Mystical board : OUIJA
3
Ricardo player : ARNAZ
4
Chic, '60s-style : MOD
5
Shevardnadze of Georgia : EDUARD
6
King of tragedy : LEAR
7
Bargain bin abbr. : IRR
8
Capone colleague : NITTI
9
Paycheck fattener : OVERTIME
10
Summer TV fare : RERUNS
11
"Sunglasses at Night" singer, 1984 : COREYHART
12
Limb bone : ULNA
13
Steady : BEAU
18
Shows cowardice : QUAILS
23
Police dept. figs. : DETS
25
N.Y.C.'s ___ of the Americas : AVE
26
Court anonym : JOHNDOE
28
Footnote abbr. : ETAL
30
Love of the Beach Boys : MIKE
31
Wedding exchange : IDOS
32
Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
33
___-call (automated solicitation) : ROBO
34
John Candy title role : UNCLEBUCK
36
Son of Judah : ONAN
40
Coffee holder : CANISTER
41
Teachings of Buddha : DHARMA
44
Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
47
Take off on : APE
49
One of the Mitchells in an old UPN sitcom : MOESHA
51
Custom-create : TAILOR
53
Fab Four name : STARR
55
Click or clack : NOISE
56
Cropped up : AROSE
57
Toledo title : SENOR
58
Desktop accessory : LAMP
59
Capital of Samoa : APIA
60
Aqua Velva alternative : AFTA
64
"Hmm, no fooling!" : GEE
65
Former televangelist Haggard : TED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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