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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, June 14, 1999

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
5212/7/19824/11/20050
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7141210351
ScrabRebusCirclePangramPre‑WS
1.5700135
Norma Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite
1
M
2
A
3
C
4
E
5
O
6
M
7
A
8
H
9
A
10
A
11
S
12
A
13
P
14
I
R
O
N
15
S
A
V
E
D
16
D
I
R
E
17
T
I
M
E
18
C
R
O
N
E
19
W
R
I
T
20
Z
A
P
21
M
A
I
N
S
Q
22
U
E
E
Z
E
23
I
S
A
24
D
O
R
A
25
U
N
E
26
C
O
N
S
27
C
28
R
A
C
K
29
P
30
O
31
T
32
U
33
L
T
R
A
34
B
O
O
T
H
35
R
H
O
36
H
I
C
K
37
R
U
S
S
E
38
K
E
N
T
39
U
M
A
40
D
E
R
B
Y
41
P
E
S
O
S
42
H
O
R
43
S
E
F
L
Y
44
D
O
E
S
45
T
R
U
46
L
E
O
P
A
47
R
48
D
49
A
50
C
51
O
R
N
S
52
Q
53
U
A
S
H
54
G
E
E
55
H
O
P
E
56
A
U
S
S
I
57
H
E
L
P
58
E
R
I
E
59
L
I
N
E
R
60
U
N
I
T
61
M
E
E
T
62
S
P
A
R
E
63
E
T
C
H
© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 18,115 )
Across
1
Clublike weapon : MACE
5
Mutual of ___ : OMAHA
10
"Now!" : ASAP
14
A magnet attracts it : IRON
15
Salvaged : SAVED
16
Kind of straits : DIRE
17
Use a stopwatch : TIME
18
Witch : CRONE
19
Legal paper : WRIT
20
Cook in the microwave : ZAP
21
Significant other, in the gossip columns : MAINSQUEEZE
23
Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
25
French article : UNE
26
Hoodwinks : CONS
27
Eccentric : CRACKPOT
32
The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
34
Telephone location : BOOTH
35
Letter before sigma : RHO
36
Bumpkin : HICK
37
Charlotte ___ (dessert) : RUSSE
38
Clark of Superman fame : KENT
39
Actress Thurman : UMA
40
Churchill Downs event : DERBY
41
Money in Monterrey : PESOS
42
Equine pest : HORSEFLY
44
Bucks' mates : DOES
45
Capote, to friends : TRU
46
It's spotted in a zoo : LEOPARD
49
Garden gourd : ACORNSQUASH
54
"Fancy that!" : GEE
55
One of Pandora's finds : HOPE
56
Also, in Arles : AUSSI
57
1965 movie with an exclamation point in its title : HELP
58
It's between Huron and Ontario : ERIE
59
Eyelid cosmetic : LINER
60
Motel room : UNIT
61
Bump into : MEET
62
Ten pins on two tries : SPARE
63
Draw with acid : ETCH
Down
1
Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
2
Operatic songs : ARIAS
3
It's good for curbside parking : COMPACTCAR
4
WSW's reverse : ENE
5
Academy Awards : OSCARS
6
Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
7
Stratford's stream : AVON
8
Egg producers : HENS
9
Good enough : ADEQUATE
10
Reading matter along Madison Avenue : ADWEEK
11
Father : SIRE
12
Neighbor of Mex. : ARIZ
13
N.F.L.'s ___ Rozelle Award : PETE
21
"___ Lisa" : MONA
22
Neither up nor down, as a stock price: Abbr. : UNCH
24
Mr. Uncool : DORK
27
Culp's "I Spy" co-star : COSBY
28
Optimistic : ROSY
29
Publicist : PRESSAGENT
30
Cry of woe : OHNO
31
Rug rats : TOTS
32
"No way!" : UHUH
33
Transportation to the 5-Down : LIMO
34
Singer Ives : BURL
37
Noes : REFUSALS
38
Retain : KEEP
40
Hollywood's Bruce or Laura : DERN
41
Milne bear : POOH
43
Avenue : STREET
44
Covet : DESIRE
46
Cutting light : LASER
47
Archeologist's find : RELIC
48
The third "D" of 3-D : DEPTH
49
"Um, pardon me" : AHEM
50
Center : CORE
51
Sheriff Taylor's kid : OPIE
52
Witticism : QUIP
53
Annapolis initials : USNA
57
Color : HUE

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?