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.

LET FREEDOM RING

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 2000

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1093/27/19862/24/20081
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4455891028
ScrabRebusCirclePangramPre‑WS
1.4792161
Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 144, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 95 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
1
M
2
A
3
L
4
T
5
T
6
O
7
D
8
A
9
T
10
E
11
M
12
A
13
R
14
W
15
A
16
G
17
S
18
A
M
I
R
19
A
L
I
N
E
S
20
A
H
A
21
B
22
I
N
R
E
23
N
O
BELL
A
24
U
R
E
A
T
E
S
25
BELL
A
T
L
26
A
N
T
I
C
27
U
R
A
L
S
28
O
N
E
T
E
29
N
30
C
A
P
S
I
Z
E
31
R
A
W
E
S
32
T
33
BELL
O
N
A
34
C
H
I
T
35
W
A
D
36
E
L
S
E
37
K
38
A
39
P
U
T
40
E
41
T
H
E
R
42
L
A
BELL
E
43
C
O
S
I
M
A
44
H
I
T
45
E
R
A
S
46
C
47
A
48
M
49
P
U
S
E
S
50
L
51
A
52
B
O
R
53
P
54
C
T
55
A
M
I
E
S
56
C
A
57
Y
58
C
A
R
A
59
M
E
L
60
D
61
S
62
T
63
M
A
R
A
T
64
N
A
65
D
E
R
66
C
E
R
E
67
BELL
U
M
S
68
P
L
A
C
A
69
R
70
D
71
P
O
T
BELL
72
Y
73
R
E
V
E
R
I
E
74
BELL
I
G
E
R
E
N
75
T
76
W
A
S
I
77
T
78
E
V
E
R
T
79
S
E
E
80
D
E
A
R
81
E
S
T
82
N
U
83
S
84
R
U
S
K
S
85
A
S
K
86
U
L
E
E
87
S
88
N
O
89
B
L
E
S
S
E
90
A
91
M
92
B
I
93
T
A
E
94
A
95
V
I
A
R
Y
96
N
E
E
D
97
F
I
N
E
98
D
99
G
A
S
P
E
100
C
101
R
102
A
103
M
104
N
R
A
105
M
I
N
T
106
O
107
P
A
L
108
R
109
E
L
I
V
E
110
A
R
T
111
W
O
R
K
112
C
A
M
E
113
O
114
S
115
C
A
V
I
L
116
BELL
I
N
I
O
P
E
117
R
118
A
119
P
O
R
T
O
120
BELL
O
R
O
A
D
121
E
L
I
S
122
O
R
T
S
123
A
R
I
O
S
O
124
A
L
T
E
125
E
L
K
E
126
BELL
E
S
127
S
E
E
S
A
W
128
BELL
I
E
D
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0702 ( 18,499 )
Across
1
Distiller's grain : MALT
5
Thus far : TODATE
11
Scratch : MAR
14
Friars Club emcees : WAGS
18
"Commander," in Arabic : AMIR
19
Loose dresses : ALINES
20
Starbuck's skipper : AHAB
22
Legal memo phrase : INRE
23
Arafat and Rabin, for two : NOBELLAUREATES
25
Offspring of 11-Down : BELLATLANTIC
27
"Dr. Zhivago" locale : URALS
28
Early afternoon time : ONETEN
30
Overturn : CAPSIZE
31
Least trained : RAWEST
33
Roman war goddess : BELLONA
34
Marker : CHIT
35
High roller's pocketful : WAD
36
G. & S.'s Lord High Everything ___ : ELSE
37
Done for : KAPUT
40
It's a knockout : ETHER
42
Singer Patti : LABELLE
43
Richard Wagner's second wife : COSIMA
44
Cybersearch result : HIT
45
They're full of dates : ERAS
46
Quads' sites : CAMPUSES
50
Big force in politics : LABOR
53
Part of A.P.R.: Abbr. : PCT
55
Gallic honeys : AMIES
56
Islet : CAY
58
Baby Ruth ingredient : CARAMEL
60
Ben Franklin proposal: Abbr. : DST
63
Bathtub murder victim : MARAT
64
Green Party V.I.P. : NADER
66
They help maintain balance : CEREBELLUMS
68
Sign : PLACARD
71
Beer-drinking consequence, maybe : POTBELLY
73
Woolgatherer's state : REVERIE
74
Pugnacious : BELLIGERENT
76
"How ___?" (question to a diner) : WASIT
78
Champion with a two-handed backhand : EVERT
79
"Get it?" : SEE
80
Honey : DEAREST
82
Xi preceders : NUS
84
Crisp breads : RUSKS
85
"Don't ___!" : ASK
86
"___ Gold" (Fonda film) : ULEES
88
Comtes, comtesses, etc. : NOBLESSE
90
Opening with dexterity : AMBI
93
___-Bo (exercise system) : TAE
94
It's for the birds : AVIARY
96
Exigency : NEED
97
Like scofflaws : FINED
99
Canadian peninsula : GASPE
100
Crowd : CRAM
104
Blue Eagle org. : NRA
105
Where change is made : MINT
106
Girasol, e.g. : OPAL
108
Visit through primal therapy : RELIVE
110
Lithos : ARTWORK
112
Relief pictures? : CAMEOS
115
Carp : CAVIL
116
"I Puritani," for one : BELLINIOPERA
119
London flea market site : PORTOBELLOROAD
121
George and George W., e.g. : ELIS
122
Fido's dinner, maybe : ORTS
123
Melodic : ARIOSO
124
Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
125
Peter's "A Shot in the Dark" co-star : ELKE
126
Ball girls? : BELLES
127
Vacillate : SEESAW
128
___ up to (approached) : BELLIED
Down
1
Organic farmer's need : MANURE
2
Unprincipled : AMORAL
3
Protection for the maligned : LIBELLAWS
4
Town in County Kerry : TRALEE
5
Pit stuff : TAR
6
Prefix with resin : OLEO
7
Naturalist Fossey : DIAN
8
Prewar : ANTEBELLUM
9
Pass on the sauce : TEETOTAL
10
Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
11
Principal in a well-publicized breakup : MABELL
12
"Eureka!" : AHA
13
Toothed wheel : RATCHET
14
Takes the cake : WINS
15
Kind of protest : ANTIWAR
16
Cat in "Cats" : GRIZABELLA
17
Withdraws : SECEDES
21
Major's successor : BLAIR
24
Initials at sea : USS
26
Disposed : APT
29
Dundee denial : NAE
32
W.B.A. stats : TKOS
34
Mitterrand's successor : CHIRAC
38
"Wait ___!" : ASEC
39
Galileo, for one : PISAN
41
Marvel Comics hero : THOR
42
Warrant : LET
43
They need a good whipping : CUSTARDS
46
Name on a can : CAMPBELLS
47
Charlotte ___, Virgin Islands : AMALIE
48
Fata morgana : MIRAGE
49
"Shalom!" : PEACE
51
Film material : ACETATE
52
Pressing needs? : BARBELLS
53
Man in la famille : PERE
54
How a pun may be phrased : CLEVERLY
57
Pound sound : YAP
59
Maid's introduction? : MER
60
Grounds for divorce, in some states : DURESS
61
Brats' looks : SMIRKS
62
African scourge : TSETSE
65
Be a water witch : DOWSE
67
City near Seattle : BELLEVUE
69
Effluvium : REEK
70
Modern forensic tool : DNA
72
Passive principle : YIN
75
Kind of officer : TRUANT
77
Former Barbary State : TUNIS
81
Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
83
It's available in bars : SOAP
85
Back : AID
87
___ Hill (Oyster Bay, N.Y., landmark) : SAGAMORE
89
Joel Chandler Harris title : BRER
90
Poe miss : ANNABELLEE
91
"Carnival" composer/ lyricist : MERRILL
92
Allen Ginsberg, e.g. : BEATNIK
93
"Peter Pan" role : TINKERBELL
95
TV colleague for Mary : VALERIE
97
Dempsey foe : FIRPO
98
Vet : DOC
100
Early TV clown : CLARABELL
101
Rue de ___ : RIVOLI
102
Handle props? : AVIATE
103
Put down one's hand : MELDED
105
Low : MOO
107
Half the "Monday, Monday" band : PAPAS
109
Author of "Il nome della rosa" : ECO
111
Smart-alecky : WISE
113
Platte River tribe : OTOS
114
1998 N.L. M.V.P. : SOSA
117
66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
118
Biblical rebuker : ASS
120
Roar : BELLOW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?