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, Saturday, March 3, 2001

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
115/18/19976/18/20170
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
000000110
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.67000
Fraser Simpson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Simpson. NYT links: Across Lite
1
B
2
E
3
A
4
N
5
S
6
A
7
L
8
A
9
D
10
B
11
I
12
L
13
K
14
A
A
B
A
T
T
E
R
Y
15
M
A
M
I
E
16
S
T
I
M
U
L
A
T
E
17
A
N
A
M
E
18
H
S
T
19
P
A
C
E
20
D
R
A
G
O
N
21
M
E
S
H
22
C
H
I
N
E
S
E
23
T
24
H
25
R
I
F
T
26
G
H
A
N
A
27
H
E
A
D
Y
28
A
R
A
B
E
S
29
Q
30
U
31
E
32
A
R
I
D
33
B
L
I
N
I
34
P
U
R
R
35
W
E
L
L
36
B
E
I
N
G
37
A
L
I
G
N
38
E
A
S
E
D
39
P
R
I
Z
E
S
40
T
41
H
42
I
C
K
E
N
43
B
U
T
T
44
H
A
M
L
E
T
45
M
O
L
D
46
A
47
S
48
P
49
U
N
B
A
R
50
P
E
R
S
E
51
C
U
T
E
52
M
O
U
S
Y
53
A
R
E
A
C
O
D
E
S
54
P
I
E
S
55
T
E
R
R
O
R
I
S
T
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0303 ( 18,743 )
Across
1
Picnic dish : BEANSALAD
10
Rook : BILK
14
A pocket radio might have one : AABATTERY
15
Onetime White House resident : MAMIE
16
Whip up : STIMULATE
17
Jim Croce's "I Got ___" : ANAME
18
Presidential inits. : HST
19
It might need to be picked up : PACE
20
One shooting from the mouth? : DRAGON
21
Sieve, essentially : MESH
22
Takeout option : CHINESE
23
Husbandry : THRIFT
26
Kofi Annan's home : GHANA
27
Thrilling : HEADY
28
One of a pair by Debussy : ARABESQUE
32
Jejune : ARID
33
Shrovetide dish : BLINI
34
"I'm happy" in Siamese? : PURR
35
Health : WELLBEING
37
True : ALIGN
38
Moved very carefully : EASED
39
Goldfish, at carnivals : PRIZES
40
Get set? : THICKEN
43
Rifle part : BUTT
44
"... heaven hath pleas'd it so, / To punish me ..." speaker : HAMLET
45
Go bad, in a way : MOLD
46
Ancient symbol of sovereignty : ASP
49
Open : UNBAR
50
Torment : PERSECUTE
52
Fearful : MOUSY
53
727 and others : AREACODES
54
They have shells : PIES
55
Commando target : TERRORIST
Down
1
Blowout : BASH
2
Chow : EATS
3
Some : ABIT
4
Vet's memory, maybe : NAM
5
Floor : STUPEFY
6
Exultant cry : ATLAST
7
Percolate : LEACH
8
Museo offering : ARTE
9
Turn green, maybe : DYE
10
Dessert not for the calorie-conscious : BANANASPLIT
11
Something to uphold : IMAGE
12
Park Avenue sights : LIMOS
13
City on the Ashuelot : KEENE
15
Not terrestrial, perhaps : MARINE
20
Abu ___ : DHABI
21
Like most of suburbia : MIDDLECLASS
22
Common name in Taipei : CHANG
23
Detente : THAW
24
Accounted for, in a way : HERE
25
Marsh resident : RAIL
26
Rat race : GRIND
28
Not terrestrial, perhaps : ALIEN
29
Kind of kid : QUIZ
30
Egg : URGE
31
Shore scavengers : ERNS
33
Surrounded (by) : BESET
36
Napoleon locale : BAKERY
37
Paul Poiret style : ARTDECO
39
Radio wave producer : PULSAR
40
Stethoscope sound : THUMP
41
4-Down locale : HANOI
42
Charge, as with feeling : IMBUE
43
Orchardist's woe : BORER
45
A ___ technicality : MERE
46
Quattro maker : AUDI
47
Some Fr. nuns : STES
48
43-Down, e.g. : PEST
50
Like some answers : PAT
51
Heart, in prescriptions : COR

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?