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, Thursday, April 3, 1997

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
3511/8/19944/2/20070
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
251012213
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.51000
Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This exact quote was reused in 2009.

1
A
2
S
3
K
4
S
5
E
6
L
7
F
8
I
9
N
10
P
11
E
12
R
13
U
14
L
I
L
T
15
L
O
R
N
E
16
A
X
I
S
17
I
D
E
A
18
A
P
A
C
E
19
L
E
O
N
20
A
L
I
T
21
T
L
E
M
A
D
22
N
E
S
S
23
S
E
G
U
E
24
S
E
N
S
E
S
25
E
R
26
E
27
A
T
28
R
29
I
30
A
31
E
32
L
33
M
34
I
N
35
T
36
H
37
E
38
S
P
R
I
N
G
39
M
E
O
40
W
41
C
R
E
D
O
42
A
N
T
E
43
I
S
W
H
44
O
L
E
S
O
M
45
E
46
D
O
S
47
T
E
N
A
M
48
E
A
49
T
50
T
E
51
A
52
S
53
E
54
S
55
V
A
56
L
57
U
58
E
59
E
60
V
E
N
F
O
R
T
61
H
E
K
I
N
G
62
A
V
I
V
63
A
E
I
O
U
64
E
M
I
R
65
D
E
L
E
66
C
U
T
I
N
67
R
I
T
E
68
O
N
E
R
69
T
R
U
C
K
70
S
T
E
T
© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0403 ( 17,313 )

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Tries to take (out) : ASKS
5
Mischievous : ELFIN
10
Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa's home : PERU
14
Carnival tune : LILT
15
Actor Greene : LORNE
16
40's foe : AXIS
17
Think of it! : IDEA
18
Swiftly : APACE
19
Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
20
Start of a quote from Emily Dickinson : ALITTLEMADNESS
23
Direction in music : SEGUE
24
Picks up readings on : SENSES
25
Poet's preposition : ERE
27
Indoor-outdoor rooms : ATRIA
31
Common street name : ELM
34
Part 2 of the quote : INTHESPRING
39
Feeding time sound : MEOW
41
Set of beliefs : CREDO
42
Initial offering? : ANTE
43
Part 3 of the quote : ISWHOLESOME
46
John ___ Passos : DOS
47
Time for a coffee break, maybe : TENAM
48
Lunch on : EAT
50
Rags : TEASES
55
Esteem : VALUE
59
End of the quote : EVENFORTHEKING
62
Tel ___ : AVIV
63
Run with one's mouth open? : AEIOU
64
Arab chieftain : EMIR
65
Strike out : DELE
66
Not wait one's turn : CUTIN
67
Communion, e.g. : RITE
68
It's unique : ONER
69
Transport : TRUCK
70
Opposite of 65-Across : STET
Down
1
You may assume it : ALIAS
2
Move somewhat furtively : SIDLE
3
Certain movie light: Var. : KLEIG
4
Michelangelo's "Pieta," e.g. : STATUE
5
Overseas carrier : ELAL
6
Runs : LOPES
7
Formulate : FRAME
8
Like some ancient ruins : INCAN
9
Exigencies : NEEDS
10
Athletic training site, in Greek antiquity : PALESTRA
11
Divorcees : EXES
12
Portuguese rivers : RIOS
13
American mil. wing : USN
21
Actress Garr : TERI
22
Certain tide : NEAP
26
Postal letters? : ENCL
28
Peel : RIND
29
Division word : INTO
30
Seeming eternity : AGES
31
Spew : EMIT
32
___-majeste : LESE
33
Cut : MOWN
35
Italian number : TRE
36
Stag goers : HES
37
Old Tokyo : EDO
38
A little : SOME
40
"Anything you say" : WHATEVER
44
Eclipse, maybe : OMEN
45
Overhang : EAVE
49
Selfish ones : TAKERS
51
"Is that ___?!" : AFACT
52
Frere's sister : SOEUR
53
Verdi aria : ERITU
54
Zeno follower : STOIC
56
Restrict : LIMIT
57
Join : UNITE
58
Plume's source : EGRET
59
Flat : EVEN
60
Revolting : VILE
61
"Baywatch" type : HUNK
62
Foofaraw : ADO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?