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, Monday, June 3, 2002

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1169/13/199410/17/20050
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
086291000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.50000
Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
1
O
2
G
3
L
4
E
5
A
6
N
7
D
8
S
9
M
10
A
11
T
12
E
13
S
14
P
I
E
R
15
D
E
E
P
16
A
R
O
M
A
17
E
L
S
E
18
H
U
L
A
19
S
L
U
M
S
20
C
A
T
C
21
H
E
R
I
N
22
T
H
E
R
Y
E
23
T
A
R
O
24
Y
I
N
25
P
26
E
27
T
28
V
E
N
29
T
30
U
R
E
31
L
32
O
33
T
34
A
L
O
35
N
E
36
O
R
O
37
F
E
T
E
38
S
O
W
O
N
39
E
40
S
W
I
L
41
D
O
A
T
S
42
S
P
E
W
43
R
U
E
44
R
E
S
E
T
45
E
E
L
46
P
A
P
R
47
I
48
K
A
49
T
R
Y
50
I
R
S
51
T
I
N
52
S
53
J
54
I
55
M
M
I
E
56
C
57
R
A
C
K
C
58
O
59
R
60
N
61
A
D
O
B
E
62
H
U
L
K
63
O
B
E
Y
64
V
E
N
U
S
65
E
D
I
E
66
R
O
D
E
67
A
S
S
E
T
68
W
E
A
R
69
N
E
S
T
© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0603 ( 19,200 )

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Eye amorously : OGLE
5
No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
9
Partners : MATES
14
Place for seagulls to sit : PIER
15
Not shallow : DEEP
16
Oven emanation : AROMA
17
"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
18
Dance in a grass skirt : HULA
19
Neglected neighborhoods : SLUMS
20
Classic Salinger novel, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
23
Poi root : TARO
24
Yang's complement : YIN
25
Favorite project : PET
28
Make, as a guess : VENTURE
31
Land for a house : LOT
34
Without help : ALONE
36
Tijuana gold : ORO
37
Celebration : FETE
38
Behave promiscuously : SOWONESWILDOATS
42
Erupt : SPEW
43
Bemoan : RUE
44
Put back to zero, say : RESET
45
Electric fish : EEL
46
Goulash seasoning : PAPRIKA
49
Make an effort : TRY
50
1040 initials : IRS
51
Old-fashioned containers : TINS
53
Repeated lyric in a children's song : JIMMIECRACKCORN
61
Clay brick : ADOBE
62
"Incredible" one : HULK
63
Follow orders : OBEY
64
Neighbor of Earth : VENUS
65
Comedic actress McClurg : EDIE
66
Took a train, say : RODE
67
Beauty, brawn or brains : ASSET
68
"I haven't a thing to ___!" : WEAR
69
Egg holder : NEST
Down
1
Letters from the Persian Gulf? : OPEC
2
Southwestern river : GILA
3
For fear that : LEST
4
Put up : ERECT
5
Cling (to) : ADHERE
6
Brain cell : NEURON
7
Supermarket part : DELI
8
C-___ : SPAN
9
#5 iron : MASHIE
10
"Over the Rainbow" composer Harold : ARLEN
11
Studio visit : TOUR
12
TV honor : EMMY
13
Enclosure with a MS. : SASE
21
Any port in a storm : HAVEN
22
Mountainous area of Austria : TYROL
25
No longer in fashion : PASSE
26
Secretly tie the knot : ELOPE
27
Dry (off) : TOWEL
29
___ of London : TOWER
30
Mentalist Geller : URI
31
Opposite of most : LEAST
32
Playful animal : OTTER
33
Cantankerous : TESTY
35
This instant : NOW
37
Goliath, to David, e.g. : FOE
39
Use the backspace key : ERASE
40
Break bread : SUP
41
Toped : DRANK
46
Mass figure : PRIEST
47
Firenze's land : ITALIA
48
Field goal specialist : KICKER
50
Fill (with) : IMBUE
52
Heap ___ upon : SCORN
53
Coffee, slangily : JAVA
54
Middle of March : IDES
55
Starts of workweeks: Abbr. : MONS
56
Not just swallow whole : CHEW
57
Ill-mannered : RUDE
58
Clarinet's kin : OBOE
59
Cincinnati nine : REDS
60
Russian rejection : NYET

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?