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

New York Times, Friday, March 3, 2017

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
1958 hit song that begins "I'm a-gonna raise a fuss, I'm a-gonna raise a holler"
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
2297/11/199911/4/20182
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
741241679512
RebusCircleScrabblePOWFresh
981.541281%
Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 220 for Mr. Berry. Friday freshness: 25%
Jeff Chen notes:
I don't know if there's anyone better at clever cluing than Patrick Berry. His last few grids haven't had many marquee answers that ... read more
1
W
2
E
3
B
4
A
5
B
6
A
7
S
8
E
9
S
10
R
11
O
12
B
13
A
L
E
14
M
E
D
U
S
A
15
D
E
V
O
16
M
A
R
17
R
I
E
D
M
A
N
18
E
D
E
N
19
P
I
N
O
T
20
M
U
D
21
C
A
R
E
22
U
N
I
C
Y
23
C
24
L
E
25
S
26
A
I
L
E
D
27
M
E
E
K
28
H
E
R
29
R
30
S
M
E
A
R
31
M
A
D
T
E
32
A
P
A
R
T
Y
33
A
34
S
35
T
E
R
O
I
D
B
E
L
T
S
36
Q
U
E
E
N
O
F
M
E
A
N
37
A
T
L
A
S
38
F
E
A
T
39
H
40
O
41
S
42
T
43
T
O
E
C
A
44
P
45
B
L
E
46
W
I
N
T
O
47
A
R
C
H
48
E
49
E
L
50
A
V
E
R
Y
51
R
A
T
E
52
S
A
U
53
S
54
A
G
E
D
O
G
55
I
C
E
S
56
C
R
E
O
L
E
57
A
B
U
58
S
E
E
59
I
N
S
T
I
R
60
Y
E
N
© 2017, The New York Times3/3/17 ( No. 24,587 )
Across
1
Entanglement : WEB
4
Brings down : ABASES
10
Hold up : ROB
13
Heady stuff : ALE
14
Mortal sister of the immortal Stheno and Euryale : MEDUSA
15
Jumpsuit-wearing music group : DEVO
16
He's taken : MARRIEDMAN
18
Place whose population was 1, then 2, then 0 : EDEN
19
Champagne grape : PINOT
20
Attack ad accusations : MUD
21
Management : CARE
22
Take the wheel? : UNICYCLE
25
Left port : SAILED
27
Unrebellious : MEEK
28
Sir in the Ruhr : HERR
30
Attack ad tactic : SMEAR
31
Where Alice is asked "Why is a raven like a writing-desk?" : MADTEAPARTY
33
Rock groups that are far out? : ASTEROIDBELTS
36
Sobriquet for the woman who said "Only the little people pay taxes" : QUEENOFMEAN
37
Global support? : ATLAS
38
Daredevil's highlight : FEAT
39
Whole bunch : HOST
43
Tip of a wingtip : TOECAP
45
Visited unexpectedly, as a town : BLEWINTO
47
Prefix meaning "extreme" : ARCH
48
Ocean floor burrower : EEL
50
Office supply brand : AVERY
51
Be critical of? : RATE
52
Dachshund, colloquially : SAUSAGEDOG
55
Boardwalk treats : ICES
56
Cuisine that includes trout meunière : CREOLE
57
___ Simbel (Egyptian landmark) : ABU
58
Appreciate : SEE
59
Doing time : INSTIR
60
100% aluminum coin : YEN
Down
1
Indian bread? : WAMPUM
2
Jerry's ex on TV : ELAINE
3
First name in 2016 presidential politics : BERNIE
4
___ Island ("Jaws" locale) : AMITY
5
Orthographic competition : BEE
6
Recipe instruction : ADD
7
1958 hit song that begins "I'm a-gonna raise a fuss, I'm a-gonna raise a holler" : SUMMERTIMEBLUES
8
Biblical polygamist : ESAU
9
Takes the edge off? : SANDS
10
State of emergency : REDALERT
11
Has everything? : OVEREATS
12
Waterless : BONEDRY
15
There's a point to it : DECIMAL
17
Shift in one's seat, perhaps : ROCK
23
Her albums include "Cuchi-Cuchi" and "Olé, Olé" : CHARO
24
Was first to go : LEDOFF
26
Tree known scientifically as Populus tremuloides : ASPEN
29
Casino correction : REDEAL
31
Sharp club : MENSA
32
Lose intensity : ABATE
33
Talladega event : AUTORACE
34
Chosen one : SELECTEE
35
Trains : TEACHES
36
Residents of the world's richest country per capita : QATARIS
39
Center of activity : HIVE
40
Sometime in the future : ONEDAY
41
Flickering light : STROBE
42
Cap holder : TOYGUN
44
De Niro's "Raging Bull" co-star : PESCI
46
Bucks on a horse, e.g. : WAGER
49
Pull down : EARN
53
Soak : SOT
54
"The Greatest" : ALI

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 2 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!

XWord Info Home
XWord Info © 2007-2024, Jim Horne
82 ms