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 24, 2000

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
4111/16/199410/1/20180
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
02398118
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.58031
Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
1
M
2
E
3
S
4
C
5
A
6
R
7
M
8
E
9
L
10
H
11
A
12
L
13
T
14
E
V
A
15
O
N
S
A
L
E
16
A
C
A
R
17
L
I
I
18
C
I
T
I
E
S
19
O
N
T
H
E
20
B
A
N
21
T
A
M
22
M
A
S
H
N
O
T
E
23
A
N
T
E
24
I
25
Q
S
26
O
S
I
R
I
S
27
P
A
28
S
S
U
29
K
N
O
B
30
P
31
E
A
32
S
T
I
33
L
E
34
A
35
D
36
A
37
M
38
E
X
U
39
L
T
40
N
E
O
41
P
L
A
C
E
42
C
O
L
A
43
C
O
K
44
I
E
45
V
E
T
46
C
47
L
48
A
Y
49
U
T
I
50
L
E
51
W
52
A
53
R
R
E
D
54
O
K
S
55
I
N
56
F
57
O
58
O
N
I
O
N
D
59
I
P
60
O
61
L
D
P
A
L
62
M
I
S
S
I
S
S
I
63
P
P
I
64
O
B
I
65
A
M
E
S
66
U
S
U
R
E
R
67
R
E
V
68
N
E
N
E
69
P
O
M
O
N
A
70
T
R
E
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0524 ( 18,460 )

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1
Provençal possessive : MES
4
Mount visited by Elijah : CARMEL
10
Suspend : HALT
14
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
15
Reduced : ONSALE
16
Rent-___ : ACAR
17
Weeks per year in old Rome : LII
18
With 62-Across, theme of this puzzle : CITIESONTHE
20
A little chicken : BANTAM
22
It might end "xoxoxo" : MASHNOTE
23
Chamber lead-in : ANTE
24
Wise guys' pride : IQS
26
God of fertility : OSIRIS
27
Pari ___ (fairly) : PASSU
29
Means of adjustment : KNOB
30
Snow ___ : PEA
32
Steps over a wall : STILE
34
Polish poet Mickiewicz : ADAM
38
Exchange high-fives, e.g. : EXULT
40
Newcomer, briefly : NEO
41
Standing : PLACE
42
See 4-Down : COLA
43
Roberts of ABC News : COKIE
45
Ribbon wearer, sometimes : VET
46
Sculptor's purchase : CLAY
49
Of service : UTILE
51
Crossed swords : WARRED
54
Green-lights : OKS
55
The skinny : INFO
58
Chip garnish : ONIONDIP
60
Chum from way back : OLDPAL
62
See 18-Across : MISSISSIPPI
64
Attire for M. Butterfly : OBI
65
Iowa State site : AMES
66
Certain shark : USURER
67
Gun : REV
68
Goose seen on Kauai : NENE
69
Los Angeles suburb : POMONA
70
Montemezzi's "L'amore dei ___ re" : TRE
Down
1
Kind of toast : MELBA
2
Spa on Lake Geneva : EVIAN
3
Noted epistle writer [Minn.] : SAINTPAUL
4
With 42-Across, a popular 1886 creation : COCA
5
Nature worshiper : ANIMIST
6
U preceders : RST
7
Hurts badly : MAIMS
8
Zeno of ___ : ELEA
9
Primer unit : LESSON
10
Carthaginian general [Mo.] : HANNIBAL
11
Role player : ACTOR
12
Onetime "Chicago Hope" actress : LAHTI
13
These may be clear-cut : TREES
19
Excessively : OHSO
21
Social : TEA
25
1970's-80's TV title role [Ill.] : QUINCY
28
Barrier breaker, for short : SST
29
Sauk war chief [Iowa] : KEOKUK
30
Delt neighbor : PEC
31
Outer: Prefix : EXO
33
DiCaprio, to fans : LEO
35
Napping spot [Iowa] : DAVENPORT
36
Whiz : ACE
37
Gathered : MET
39
Former Olympics sport [Wis.] : LACROSSE
41
Shar-___ (dog) : PEI
44
"Come on in!" : ITSOPEN
47
Director Riefenstahl : LENI
48
Tallies : ADDSUP
50
Cap : LID
51
Amazon, e.g. : WOMAN
52
Cartoon art : ANIME
53
Resurrected : RISEN
54
Codeine source : OPIUM
56
___ College ("Animal House" setting) : FABER
57
Antipasto morsel : OLIVE
59
"That ___ unfair!" : ISSO
61
Turkish money : LIRA
63
Favoring : PRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?