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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Author:
Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutCollabs
12/2/20051
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0001000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.58000
Richard Leva
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leva. This is puzzle # 137 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
1
S
2
W
3
A
4
N
5
E
6
B
7
A
8
Y
9
G
10
E
11
T
12
U
13
P
14
W
A
D
E
15
I
R
M
A
16
O
P
A
R
T
17
A
L
D
A
18
F
A
I
R
19
D
O
L
L
S
20
P
E
T
R
21
I
F
I
E
D
22
R
O
C
K
23
S
O
B
B
E
D
24
E
T
H
I
25
C
26
S
27
E
E
L
28
W
29
A
H
30
S
N
I
T
31
S
32
O
33
R
E
R
34
M
Y
N
A
35
S
36
G
T
O
37
C
L
A
R
I
38
F
I
E
D
B
U
39
T
T
E
R
40
A
L
I
41
A
U
N
T
Y
42
B
R
O
D
Y
43
M
I
S
44
S
45
N
T
H
46
S
T
A
47
P
E
E
P
48
E
D
49
D
E
L
P
50
H
51
I
52
C
L
A
S
53
S
54
I
F
I
E
D
A
D
55
S
56
C
57
R
A
I
G
58
O
W
L
S
59
O
R
E
O
60
O
N
I
C
E
61
S
I
A
M
62
O
P
A
L
63
S
A
N
E
R
64
A
N
T
S
65
R
O
L
E
© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 20,175 )

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Exemplar of grace : SWAN
5
Bidder's site : EBAY
9
Fancy duds : GETUP
14
Stay near the shore, say : WADE
15
1963 film "___ la Douce" : IRMA
16
Eyeball benders : OPART
17
Pierce portrayer on TV and film : ALDA
18
C : FAIR
19
Raggedy Ann and friends : DOLLS
20
What a scary Doris Day did on the film set? : PETRIFIEDROCK
23
Cried a river : SOBBED
24
Congressional committee subject : ETHICS
27
Slippery sort : EEL
28
Nursery noise : WAH
30
Lather : SNIT
31
More miffed : SORER
34
Talking birds : MYNAS
36
60's muscle car : GTO
37
What the lexicographer/dairy expert did? : CLARIFIEDBUTTER
40
Ring master? : ALI
41
Family nickname : AUNTY
42
Adam of "The O.C." : BRODY
43
Air ball, e.g. : MISS
45
Math ordinal : NTH
46
RR depot : STA
47
Sounded like a chick : PEEPED
49
Oracle site : DELPHI
52
What the paranoid C.I.A. publicist did? : CLASSIFIEDADS
56
Diet guru Jenny : CRAIG
58
Temple University team, with "the" : OWLS
59
Snack with a lickable center : OREO
60
In reserve : ONICE
61
River Kwai locale, formerly : SIAM
62
Gem for some Libras : OPAL
63
More together : SANER
64
Hill inhabitants : ANTS
65
Auditioner's goal : ROLE
Down
1
Give and take : SWAP
2
Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
3
Build on : ADDTO
4
Weak brew : NEARBEER
5
Tower designer : EIFFEL
6
Hair twist : BRAID
7
Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
8
Prison exercise area : YARD
9
Beckett's no-show : GODOT
10
Historical periods : EPOCHS
11
Stern lecture : TALKINGTO
12
www bookmark : URL
13
N.B.A. stats: Abbr. : PTS
21
Land south and west of the Pyrenees : IBERIA
22
Post-op program : REHAB
25
Referred to : CITED
26
Bedtime request : STORY
28
See 29-Down : WYETH
29
With 28-Down, noted 20th-century American artist, informally : ANDY
31
Little rascal : SCAMP
32
Kukla's puppet pal : OLLIE
33
Scream and holler : RAISECAIN
34
Breath freshener : MINT
35
Understated : SUBTLE
38
Bankrolls : FUNDS
39
Magician's secret exit : TRAPDOOR
44
Repair, as film : SPLICE
46
Quakes : SEISMS
48
Fired up : EAGER
49
C sharp equivalent : DFLAT
50
Comedic horn honker : HARPO
51
Ultimate goal : IDEAL
53
Sluggin' Sammy : SOSA
54
Victor's cry : IWIN
55
Fish dish : SOLE
56
Comedian Bill, for short : COS
57
Some strands in a cell : RNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?