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

New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 2004

Detective who frequented the jazz club Mother's

Author:
Sherry O. Blackard
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
534/11/20004/28/20075
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
179312111
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52003
Sherry O. Blackard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 22 Missing: {JVWXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 32 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite
1
C
2
H
3
A
4
S
5
M
6
A
7
L
8
A
9
T
10
A
11
C
12
L
13
I
14
P
15
D
E
S
P
I
N
A
16
C
A
T
H
O
D
E
17
A
M
B
U
L
A
N
18
C
E
C
H
A
S
E
R
19
L
L
A
M
A
20
D
A
T
E
S
21
T
A
T
22
B
I
D
E
23
G
F
L
A
T
24
M
O
T
E
25
U
N
A
26
G
R
I
L
L
27
D
Y
N
E
S
28
M
E
S
29
S
H
A
L
L
30
A
R
R
E
S
T
31
B
O
O
T
L
E
32
G
G
E
R
S
33
S
34
P
A
R
S
E
35
T
R
A
S
H
B
36
A
37
G
38
C
A
D
E
T
39
S
T
A
R
S
40
A
M
A
41
R
I
C
S
42
S
T
E
N
S
43
O
L
E
S
44
O
D
A
45
S
P
O
R
T
46
G
N
A
R
L
47
O
F
N
48
O
C
O
N
S
E
49
Q
U
E
N
C
E
50
G
O
B
R
O
K
E
51
E
U
N
I
C
E
S
52
E
R
E
C
T
E
D
53
S
I
N
L
E
S
S
© 2004, The New York Times3/27/04 ( No. 19,863 )
Across
1
Not merely deep : CHASMAL
8
Without stopping : ATACLIP
15
Moon of Neptune named for a Greek nymph : DESPINA
16
Kind of ray : CATHODE
17
One waiting for an accident to happen : AMBULANCECHASER
19
Animal that spits : LLAMA
20
Sees people : DATES
21
Part of retribution : TAT
22
Remain : BIDE
23
Chopin's fifth étude is in it : GFLAT
24
No big thing : MOTE
25
___ voce (without dissent) : UNA
26
One may be fired up : GRILL
27
Physics units : DYNES
28
Base place : MESSHALL
30
Take in : ARREST
31
Jazz Age figures : BOOTLEGGERS
33
Thin : SPARSE
35
Liner : TRASHBAG
38
Space ___ : CADET
39
Isn't doing support work : STARS
40
Dr.'s order? : AMA
41
Wrestler Flair and others : RICS
42
Antique weapons : STENS
43
Shouts in a ring : OLES
44
___ Mae (Whoopi's role in 26-Down) : ODA
45
Wear : SPORT
46
Twist : GNARL
47
Eliciting a "So what?" : OFNOCONSEQUENCE
50
Bust : GOBROKE
51
One of the Kennedys, and namesakes : EUNICES
52
Set up : ERECTED
53
Like no human, according to the Bible : SINLESS
Down
1
Modern record : CDALBUM
2
It can be taken down : HEMLINE
3
Absolutely awful : ASBADASBADCANBE
4
Bubble up : SPUME
5
Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
6
Bibliophilic suffix : ANA
7
Wasted area? : LANDFILL
8
Perfume ingredient : ACETAL
9
Be silent, in music : TACET
10
Jocks: Abbr. : ATHS
11
Dance bit? : CHA
12
13
Comes up with something : IDEATES
14
Most cheeky : PERTEST
18
Station identification : CALLLETTERS
23
Recipe directive : GRATE
24
Perfume ingredient : MYRRH
26
See 44-Across : GHOST
27
Concern of some codes : DRESS
29
Healing sites : SORES
30
Food stabilizers : AGARS
32
Endowed individuals : GRANTEES
33
One visited by 26-Downs : SCROOGE
34
Treated : PAIDFOR
36
Punishes arbitrarily : AMERCES
37
Electric, say : GASLESS
39
High : STONED
42
Piped up : SPOKE
43
Newsman Roger : ONEIL
45
Caber caster : SCOT
46
Detective who frequented the jazz club Mother's : GUNN
48
Tolkien terror : ORC
49
___ Transtulit Sustinet (motto of Connecticut) : QUI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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!