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

New York Times, Saturday, March 26, 2022

35-Across : Code with tags

Author:
Ashton Anderson and James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1411/16/20093/26/20228
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0100094
ScrabblePOW
1.621
Ashton Anderson
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
2511/16/20093/26/20227
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
012001012
ScrabblePOW
1.602
James Mulhern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Anderson. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Mulhern.
Constructor notes:
ASHTON: In the early days of the pandemic, James and I suddenly had some time on our hands to collaborate on a puzzle again, and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I haven't seen such a fresh trio of marquee central answers in ages. All of them are NYT debuts, and only one was already in our XWI ... read more
1
B
2
R
3
A
4
N
5
D
6
I
7
S
8
H
9
O
10
R
11
A
12
L
13
B
14
S
E
E
D
O
U
B
L
E
15
L
A
N
A
I
16
M
R
S
A
N
D
M
A
N
17
D
I
T
T
O
18
O
L
E
19
P
E
S
T
20
R
E
L
I
E
F
21
K
I
N
22
D
A
23
F
E
N
24
G
R
U
25
E
N
T
I
R
26
E
27
P
A
W
28
T
O
M
E
29
R
E
A
30
L
O
R
I
31
G
I
N
A
L
32
C
33
A
N
I
G
E
T
A
N
A
M
E
N
34
C
U
D
D
L
E
P
U
D
D
L
E
35
H
T
M
L
36
R
E
S
37
S
A
L
38
A
39
D
40
S
41
E
L
I
42
S
L
R
43
P
Y
L
O
N
44
M
O
T
45
L
E
Y
46
F
47
I
48
F
A
49
S
T
A
50
L
O
O
I
E
51
A
L
L
I
G
52
A
T
O
R
53
A
S
N
A
P
54
S
A
Y
N
O
M
O
R
E
55
B
E
E
R
S
56
S
W
A
N
S
O
N
G
© 2022, The New York Times3/26/22 ( No. 26,436 )
Across
1
Wave one's arms? : BRANDISH
9
Maker of some replacement heads : ORALB
14
Lose focus, in a way : SEEDOUBLE
15
Sight from Maui's west shore : LANAI
16
Classic song with the line "Give him a lonely heart like Pagliacci / And lots of wavy hair like Liberace" : MRSANDMAN
17
"The same" : DITTO
18
Fan belt? : OLE
19
Headache : PEST
20
Load off : RELIEF
21
Not totes : KINDA
23
Mire : FEN
24
Repeated voice role for Steve Carell : GRU
25
Lacking zip? : ENTIRE
27
"Duke" for Marmaduke : PAW
28
Item on a library shelf : TOME
29
Sarcastic "Oh, like you thought of that yourself" : REALORIGINAL
32
"Who's with me?" : CANIGETANAMEN
34
Horizontal group hug session : CUDDLEPUDDLE
35
Code with tags : HTML
36
Like some telephone nos. : RES
37
What "chicken" and "egg" are examples of : SALADS
41
Philanthropist Broad : ELI
42
Polaroid's SX-70 camera, for one: Abbr. : SLR
43
Traffic marker : PYLON
44
Ragtag : MOTLEY
46
Best-selling sports video game franchise : FIFA
49
Bank in London, for example: Abbr. : STA
50
West Point grad, informally : LOOIE
51
Animal that can grow up to 3,000 teeth in its lifetime : ALLIGATOR
53
Child's play : ASNAP
54
"I've heard enough" : SAYNOMORE
55
Ones making the rounds? : BEERS
56
Final act : SWANSONG
Down
1
Home to Museum Island : BERLIN
2
Begrudge : RESENT
3
Tube letters : ADA
4
Ne plus ultra : NONPAREIL
5
Bro : DUDE
6
Watson and others : IBMS
7
Something found under a mattress : SLAT
8
Female salmon : HEN
9
Hoary : OLDEN
10
Inveigh (against) : RAIL
11
Sophocles heroine : ANTIGONE
12
"Peace, bro" : LATERMAN
13
Algae, at times : BIOFUEL
14
Draw on, in a way : SMOKE
20
Goes back to the beginning : REWINDS
22
Alpine folk dress : DIRNDL
23
Supercapacitor unit : FARAD
26
With gusto : EAGERLY
27
Washington nickname : POTUS
28
Of the moment : TIMELY
30
Outcast : LEPER
31
Setting for Melville's "The Encantadas" : GALAPAGOS
32
Live a little : CUTLOOSE
33
Words on a ticket : ADMITONE
34
Place where students can find solutions : CHEMLAB
38
Charles ___, artist whose bust of M.L.K. Jr. was the first image of an African American displayed at the White House : ALSTON
39
The end of Wikipedia? : DOTORG
40
Ostinato provider in Ravel's "Boléro" : SNARE
42
Oozes : SEEPS
45
"Not so!" : LIAR
46
Imperfection : FLAW
47
Slavic form of Elijah : ILYA
48
Member of the world's happiest people, per repeated World Happiness Reports : FINN
51
Something of your neighbor's not to covet, per the Ten Commandments : ASS
52
Te-___ (Mexican cigar brand) : AMO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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