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

New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Author:
Jeanne Breen and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Joel Fagliano
Blog:
Photo gallery on one's phone
TotalDebutCollabs
15/29/20241
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0001000
ScrabDebutFresh
1.66551%
Jeanne Breen
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1557/5/20107/14/2024107
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatAcr
421016263711121
RebusCircleScrabDebutFresh
10401.6290455%
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Breen. This is puzzle # 152 for Mr. Chen. Wednesday freshness: 81%
Constructor notes:
Jeanne Breen: Just a little over a year after diving into crossword construction, I'm thrilled to be making my New York Times debut in ... read more
1
H
2
I
3
M
4
B
5
O
6
O
7
T
8
C
9
H
10
A
11
R
12
M
13
S
14
M
O
I
15
I
N
C
H
16
A
U
L
A
I
T
17
M
U
D
18
S
L
I
D
E
19
M
E
A
S
L
Y
20
S
U
E
T
21
E
22
W
E
23
T
A
N
24
H
25
D
T
V
S
26
H
U
R
R
27
I
28
C
A
N
E
29
O
U
R
S
30
M
A
R
Y
A
N
N
31
O
L
E
32
L
E
N
O
33
R
A
B
34
B
35
I
36
F
L
A
37
M
I
N
G
38
V
O
L
C
A
N
39
O
40
S
M
I
T
S
41
S
E
L
L
42
D
A
M
43
D
U
H
44
A
M
E
L
45
O
M
N
I
46
R
47
E
48
C
I
P
E
F
O
R
49
Q
U
I
E
T
50
O
X
O
51
A
T
L
52
R
U
I
N
53
A
P
P
54
A
55
L
L
56
D
57
I
S
A
S
T
58
E
59
R
60
D
E
S
P
O
T
61
E
N
V
Y
62
O
P
I
63
S
L
E
U
T
H
64
R
A
P
S
65
N
A
B
© 2024, The New York Times5/29/24 ( No. 27,231 )
Across
1
"For ___" (greeting card section) : HIM
4
Oust : BOOT
8
Wins over : CHARMS
14
Word said with feigned innocence : MOI
15
Move at a snail's pace : INCH
16
How some café is served : AULAIT
17
*Vodka + coffee liqueur + Irish cream + heavy cream : MUDSLIDE
19
Skimpy : MEASLY
20
Feeder filler : SUET
21
Producer of the milk for Roquefort cheese : EWE
23
Light brown : TAN
24
Some LG products : HDTVS
26
*Light rum + dark rum + orange juice + passion fruit syrup : HURRICANE
29
Sharing word : OURS
30
One of the "Gilligan's Island" castaways : MARYANN
31
___ Miss : OLE
32
Onetime host with the segment "Jaywalking" : LENO
33
Teacher in a temple : RABBI
36
*With 38-Across, rum + brandy + pineapple juice + orange juice + orgeat syrup + fire : FLAMING
38
See 36-Across : VOLCANO
40
Jimmy of "NYPD Blue" : SMITS
41
Pitch : SELL
42
Structure that's subject to hydrostatic pressure : DAM
43
Actor Josh who was once married to Fergie : DUHAMEL
45
Upscale hotel chain : OMNI
46
With 56-Across, what each of the starred clues is? : RECIPEFOR
49
"I can't think with all this racket!" : QUIET
50
Losing tic-tac-toe line : OXO
51
Braves, on a scoreboard : ATL
52
The Acropolis, now : RUIN
53
Horrify : APPALL
56
See 46-Across : DISASTER
60
Ruthless ruler : DESPOT
61
Green-eyed monster : ENVY
62
Nail polish brand : OPI
63
Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot : SLEUTH
64
Hard knocks? : RAPS
65
Catch in the act : NAB
Down
1
"Let me think about that …" : HMM
2
Debtor's note : IOU
3
In the thick of things, so to speak : MIDSTREAM
4
Olympic gymnast with five moves named for her : BILES
5
"I'll take care of that!" : ONIT
6
Anxiety condition, in brief : OCD
7
Currency debut of 2002 : THEEURO
8
Photo gallery on one's phone : CAMERAROLL
9
Apricot or peach : HUE
10
In the manner of : ALA
11
Believer in the principle of "I and I," for the physical and spiritual selves : RASTA
12
Italy's fashion capital : MILAN
13
Broadway composer Jule ___ : STYNE
18
Explorers and others, in brief : SUVS
22
Droll : WRY
24
"Ungula" is Latin for this word, hence "ungulate" : HOOF
25
Lessens, as pain : DULLS
26
Chill : HANG
27
Taken as a whole : INALL
28
Market-focused channel : CNBC
30
Magazine with cover exclamations like "Bigger Biceps!" : MENSHEALTH
32
Beamed : LITUP
34
A birdie flies in this : BADMINTON
35
Absurd : INANE
37
Noon, in France : MIDI
38
Turn off course : VEER
39
Leave out : OMIT
41
Do a slow burn : SMOLDER
44
At the back of the boat : AFT
45
Avignon affirmatives : OUIS
46
Ways to go : ROADS
47
Kick out : EXPEL
48
Small group of trees : COPSE
49
Places to dock : QUAYS
52
Invitation request : RSVP
54
Satyajit Ray's "The ___ Trilogy" : APU
55
Developer's purchase : LOT
57
___ trance : INA
58
Org. that enforces the Toxic Substances Control Act : EPA
59
Component of a certain cage : RIB

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions? Please let us know.

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
87 ms