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, Wednesday, May 10, 2000

Author:
Zack Butler
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
45/20/19991/29/20020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0011200
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.53000
Zack Butler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Butler. NYT links: Across Lite
1
A
2
S
3
S
4
T
5
G
6
R
7
A
8
B
9
S
10
M
11
U
12
R
13
F
14
R
I
T
A
15
L
U
L
L
16
H
A
N
O
I
17
M
O
A
B
18
U
N
I
O
19
N
I
Z
I
N
G
20
A
U
G
U
21
S
T
O
F
W
I
N
D
22
N
A
E
23
U
T
N
E
24
N
E
A
25
T
26
L
27
Y
28
I
N
D
29
I
G
O
30
S
A
D
31
E
Y
E
32
N
A
N
33
O
34
O
K
35
D
R
O
P
36
A
37
U
T
R
Y
T
R
Y
38
A
39
G
A
I
N
40
A
L
P
O
41
O
C
E
L
O
T
42
I
D
O
43
T
44
H
E
45
F
I
A
46
N
47
C
48
E
49
M
A
N
50
T
R
A
51
B
52
A
R
N
53
E
O
S
54
A
U
S
55
P
I
C
E
G
56
I
R
L
S
57
A
58
N
59
N
I
E
P
O
T
T
S
60
R
U
D
E
61
M
E
A
N
T
62
O
T
I
C
63
E
D
E
N
64
P
E
P
T
O
65
R
E
N
O
66
D
A
R
E
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0510 ( 18,446 )
Across
1
Secy., e.g. : ASST
5
Seizure : GRAB
9
Saturday morning favorite in 80's TV : SMURF
14
Comic Rudner : RITA
15
Break in the action : LULL
16
Asian capital : HANOI
17
Utah biking mecca : MOAB
18
Labor action : UNIONIZING
20
Stormy month? : AUGUSTOFWIND
22
Not, in 30-Down : NAE
23
The ___ Reader (magazine) : UTNE
24
With all the edges aligned : NEATLY
28
Blue : INDIGO
30
Blue : SAD
31
Ogle : EYE
32
"___ of the North" (1922 film classic) : NANOOK
35
Let go of : DROP
36
Advice to a western actor? : AUTRYTRYAGAIN
40
Friskies brand : ALPO
41
American cat : OCELOT
42
Last words of a 45-Across : IDO
43
Uncapitalized word in titles : THE
45
See 42-Across : FIANCE
49
"Om," e.g. : MANTRA
51
Shade of red : BARN
53
Dawn goddess : EOS
54
Young female sponsors? : AUSPICEGIRLS
57
"Designing Women" co-star : ANNIEPOTTS
60
Inconsiderate : RUDE
61
Intended : MEANT
62
Auditory : OTIC
63
First place : EDEN
64
___-Bismol : PEPTO
65
Tahoe gateway : RENO
66
Start of a prank, maybe : DARE
Down
1
Famous suiter? : ARMANI
2
Amerindian language : SIOUAN
3
Put on : STAGED
4
Forbidden: Var. : TABU
5
A deadly sin : GLUTTONY
6
Speak at length : RUNON
7
Subtitle of many biographies : ALIFE
8
Big storm : BLOW
9
Polished : SHINED
10
Protege maker : MAZDA
11
Singular prefix : UNI
12
Darling of Shea : RON
13
Kind of leaf : FIG
19
Guadalajara girl : NINA
21
Some cubes : SUGAR
25
Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
26
Center of French resistance in W.W. II : LYON
27
Slangy affirmative : YEP
29
Loving : INTO
30
Hebridean isle : SKYE
33
Oklahoma tribe : OTOE
34
Common Dungeons & Dragons foe : ORC
35
Facts : DATA
36
Joe Tynan's portrayer, 1979 : ALDA
37
Atop : UPON
38
Like patio dining : ALFRESCO
39
Auctioneer's word : GOING
40
Target : AIM
43
Strictly in the style of : TRUETO
44
Door latch : HASP
46
Poet Pablo : NERUDA
47
Further away, in a way : COLDER
48
Ancient Semite : ESSENE
50
Sully : TAINT
51
Essen entreaty : BITTE
52
Muscle protein : ACTIN
55
Needy : POOR
56
Plenty angry : IRED
57
Sound booster : AMP
58
Jacqueline Onassis ___ Bouvier : NEE
59
A few Z's : NAP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?