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.

WALL STREET

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 2001

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
255/4/19921/10/20183
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
32511310
ScrabRebusCirclePangramPre‑WS
1.550006
Michael S. Maurer

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 168, Blocks: 86 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite
1
C
2
O
3
R
4
P
5
S
6
E
7
P
8
O
9
L
10
L
11
C
12
A
13
C
14
A
15
O
16
F
17
A
18
D
19
E
20
S
21
O
P
I
A
T
E
22
O
B
E
Y
23
O
R
A
L
S
24
E
X
I
S
T
25
P
E
N
C
I
L
26
S
L
O
S
E
27
P
O
I
N
T
S
28
R
I
A
T
A
29
U
N
S
E
R
30
A
Y
E
S
31
E
L
E
N
A
32
P
U
L
P
E
R
33
L
E
E
R
34
A
L
P
S
35
D
E
I
T
Y
36
S
E
L
L
E
R
S
37
A
D
D
38
E
L
I
39
B
U
R
S
T
40
A
P
P
E
A
R
41
K
N
I
V
42
E
43
S
U
P
S
H
A
44
R
P
L
Y
45
S
46
A
47
C
48
S
49
A
50
L
A
D
51
A
R
E
T
E
52
A
R
A
S
53
G
U
S
H
54
E
D
I
T
O
55
R
56
O
T
T
57
S
H
O
T
58
M
E
N
S
A
59
T
A
G
60
F
E
61
A
T
H
E
62
R
63
S
64
D
O
W
N
65
C
A
N
C
A
N
66
A
S
H
67
E
68
W
W
I
69
S
H
E
E
N
A
70
O
N
E
H
I
T
71
T
A
72
B
A
S
C
73
O
74
O
T
B
75
Y
76
E
77
S
H
I
V
A
78
G
79
A
S
S
E
R
80
Z
81
A
D
O
R
82
A
83
S
T
E
84
A
N
85
T
86
S
87
R
E
W
E
L
D
88
B
A
N
A
N
A
S
89
S
P
L
I
90
T
91
G
O
A
92
A
G
I
R
L
93
C
O
R
N
94
P
A
R
95
R
A
96
C
E
R
S
97
P
I
T
S
98
C
O
O
K
99
R
E
L
I
100
C
101
W
I
D
T
H
102
E
S
C
103
H
O
R
S
104
E
105
S
106
B
U
C
K
T
R
107
E
N
D
108
H
109
A
110
B
I
T
S
111
C
H
E
S
T
112
A
M
Y
113
D
114
A
115
M
116
O
117
V
E
R
A
T
E
118
C
H
U
T
E
119
S
120
O
F
T
121
P
O
L
E
122
S
I
S
A
L
S
123
A
L
I
S
T
124
E
M
I
T
125
T
R
O
L
L
126
A
D
O
B
E
127
L
E
A
D
H
E
128
A
V
I
L
Y
129
T
R
A
D
E
D
130
K
A
F
I
R
131
B
O
R
N
E
132
B
I
T
E
133
O
U
T
A
G
E
134
A
L
F
A
S
135
S
N
E
A
D
136
S
L
E
D
137
W
E
E
D
E
D
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 18,870 )
Across
1
Feature of a murder mystery : CORPSE
7
It's often done by phone : POLL
11
Chocolate source : CACAO
16
Evanesces : FADES
21
Soporific : OPIATE
22
Bow to : OBEY
23
Hurdles to a degree? : ORALS
24
Take up room : EXIST
25
Classroom-supplies market report? : PENCILSLOSEPOINTS
28
Mustang catcher : RIATA
29
Family name with a checkered past? : UNSER
30
Passing comments? : AYES
31
Russian figure skater Sokolova : ELENA
32
Wood mill apparatus : PULPER
33
Unwanted look : LEER
34
Heidi's home : ALPS
35
Nike, e.g. : DEITY
36
Some eBay users : SELLERS
37
Recipe direction : ADD
38
Teacher of Samuel : ELI
39
Not hold it in : BURST
40
Pop up : APPEAR
41
Cutlery market report? : KNIVESUPSHARPLY
45
Site for spores : SAC
48
Kind of fork : SALAD
51
Rugged ridge : ARETE
52
First king of Phliasia, in myth : ARAS
53
Effuse : GUSH
54
Film job : EDITOR
56
Old Polo Grounds star : OTT
57
Ruined : SHOT
58
Wise guys? : MENSA
59
Put out : TAG
60
Bedding market report? : FEATHERSDOWN
65
Porter musical : CANCAN
66
1968 champion at Forest Hills : ASHE
68
Conflict that ended at 11:00 on 11/11 : WWI
69
Singer Easton : SHEENA
70
Like an excellent game for a pitcher : ONEHIT
71
State bordering Veracruz : TABASCO
74
Parlor letters : OTB
75
Rabbi's alma mater : YESHIVA
78
Knee-slapper : GASSER
80
Actress Pia : ZADORA
83
Joan, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
84
Six-footers : ANTS
87
Fix, as a pipe joint : REWELD
88
Fruit market report? : BANANASSPLIT
91
Former Portuguese colony in India : GOA
92
"___ Like You" (1967 hit) : AGIRL
93
"Hee Haw" humor : CORN
94
It's usually 3, 4 or 5 : PAR
95
500 cars : RACERS
97
500 places : PITS
98
Manipulate, as the books : COOK
99
Memento : RELIC
101
Wiggle room, in a shoe : WIDTH
102
Computer key: Abbr. : ESC
103
Farm-stock market report? : HORSESBUCKTREND
108
Subjects for hypnotists : HABITS
111
Pirate's box : CHEST
112
Charley's love in "Where's Charley?" : AMY
113
Electricity source : DAM
116
Took an extra course? : OVERATE
118
Rafter's thrill : CHUTE
119
Downy : SOFT
121
Explorer's quest, with "the" : POLE
122
Agave fibers : SISALS
123
Preferred invitees : ALIST
124
Broadcast : EMIT
125
Bridge enthusiast? : TROLL
126
Feat of clay? : ADOBE
127
Metals market report? : LEADHEAVILYTRADED
130
Infidel, in Islam : KAFIR
131
Endured : BORNE
132
Sample : BITE
133
Power problem : OUTAGE
134
Soviet subs : ALFAS
135
Player against Player : SNEAD
136
Arctic transport : SLED
137
Exercised pull? : WEEDED
Down
1
Linking verb : COPULA
2
In full bloom : OPENED
3
Washed off : RINSED
4
Many an expectant father : PACER
5
Recipe direction : STIR
6
Sushi fare : EEL
7
Growth : POLYP
8
Reeds section : OBOES
9
Nothing ___ : LESS
10
Eye burner : LYE
11
Distant : COOLISH
12
Short operatic piece : ARIETTA
13
Street-smart : CANNY
14
Utah ski resort : ALTA
15
Old spy org. : OSS
16
Schoolmarm's discipline dispenser : FERULE
17
Armpit : AXILLA
18
Nursery-supplies market report? : DIAPERSUNCHANGED
19
Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
20
Sky lights : STARS
26
Drivel : SALIVA
27
Barons and earls : PEERS
32
"___ Diary" : PEPYS
34
Pugilist poet : ALI
35
Gull : DUPE
36
Comics sound : SPLAT
38
___ an era : ENDOF
39
Isolated locales : BUTTES
40
Table part : APRON
41
Kit ___ : KAT
42
Suggestive : EROTIC
43
See 57-Down : SETH
44
New Jersey city : RAHWAY
46
Very, in music : ASSAI
47
Sound from a monastery, maybe : CHANT
48
Stiff hair : SETA
49
County seats in Minnesota and Oklahoma : ADAS
50
Electrical equipment market report? : LIGHTSWITCHESOFF
53
League of Nations seat : GENEVA
55
Reason to rat : REWARD
57
43-Down, to Adam : SON
58
"The ___ Love" (Gershwin tune) : MANI
61
Expressions of disbelief : AWS
62
Window dresser of TV sitcom : RHODA
63
___ Hall : SETON
64
Actress Messing of "Will & Grace" : DEBRA
65
Sibling, often : COHEIR
67
Facilitators : EASERS
72
Unit of nautical time : BELL
73
Missouri vacation destination : OZARKS
76
Lively intelligence : ESPRIT
77
MO town : STL
78
Nehi flavor : GRAPE
79
Protection : AEGIS
81
Raggedy doll : ANN
82
Look : ASPECT
85
Slander, e.g. : TORT
86
Scarf : SASH
88
Yokels : BOORS
89
Polio scientist : SALK
90
Lion-colored : TAWNY
93
Robert of Broadway's "My Fair Lady" : COOTE
96
El ___ : CID
98
Notes of a sort : CHITS
99
Artifice : RUSE
100
Sly : CRAFTY
104
Animal that's fond of 84-Across : ECHIDNA
105
Like library talkers : SHUSHED
106
Balzac's "La Cousine ___" : BETTE
107
One rushing to a hosp. : EMT
109
Land bordering Mesopotamia : ARABIA
110
Some field workers : BALERS
113
Thingamajig : DOODAD
114
Claim : ALLEGE
115
As one : MELDED
116
Honshu city : OSAKA
117
"1876" author : VIDAL
118
County of Ireland : CLARE
119
Whomp, old-style : SMITE
120
Tipsy : OILED
121
Chatter : PRATE
123
It seems like forever : AEON
124
Dark doings : EVIL
125
Test choice : TRUE
127
N.F.L. positions : LBS
128
Exercise target : ABS
129
Exercise pull? : TOW

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Like this puzzle? Please share this page on social media to help spread the word about XWord Info. Thanks!

See NYT Crosswords for info.