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

New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 1998

Chinese dynasty overthrown by the Mongols

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
3212/29/19815/27/20020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
6546731
ScrabRebusCirclePangramPre‑WS
1.5000118
Norman S. Wizer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite
1
C
2
O
3
L
4
D
5
C
6
Y
7
C
8
L
9
O
10
S
11
A
12
S
13
H
14
O
R
E
O
15
H
A
L
O
S
16
O
L
L
A
17
V
E
N
T
18
R
I
L
O
Q
U
19
Y
F
O
I
L
20
E
S
T
E
E
M
E
D
21
E
T
U
D
E
22
O
B
E
23
A
24
M
A
T
25
O
26
P
27
E
N
B
R
28
I
29
D
G
E
H
A
30
N
31
D
32
L
A
X
33
E
A
R
I
N
G
34
C
O
I
35
L
36
A
N
T
37
E
38
O
D
A
39
O
R
C
A
40
Y
A
R
N
41
U
N
I
T
42
E
43
D
44
S
T
P
45
M
A
G
46
A
Z
I
N
E
M
O
47
C
K
U
P
48
E
R
I
C
49
P
O
L
50
S
51
T
52
I
N
G
53
P
54
I
A
N
I
55
S
56
T
57
E
58
W
I
N
D
O
59
W
60
M
A
N
N
E
Q
U
I
N
61
A
R
T
E
62
R
A
I
S
E
63
U
N
T
O
64
B
O
O
R
65
Y
E
N
T
L
66
E
G
O
S
© 1998, The New York Times7/9/98 ( No. 17,775 )
Across
1
Like many a detective's trail : COLD
5
Asian taxi : CYCLO
10
Merit badge holder : SASH
14
Kind of "snackwich" : OREO
15
Light headwear? : HALOS
16
Earthenware pot : OLLA
17
20
Prized : ESTEEMED
21
Rachmaninoff piece : ETUDE
22
Honor bestowed by Eliz. : OBE
23
Last of a Latin trio : AMAT
25
Another dummy : OPENBRIDGEHAND
32
Unstrict : LAX
33
Bringing forth fruit, as corn : EARING
34
Heater component : COIL
36
Opening bit : ANTE
38
With 60-Down, Whoopi's "Ghost" role : ODA
39
Sea terror : ORCA
40
"The one that got away" : YARN
41
One : UNITED
44
Indy 500 sponsor : STP
45
Yet another dummy : MAGAZINEMOCKUP
48
Idle on the screen : ERIC
49
Campaign pro : POL
50
Confidence game : STING
53
Keyboard professional : PIANISTE
58
And still another dummy : WINDOWMANNEQUIN
61
Works in the Uffizi : ARTE
62
Reason for celebration : RAISE
63
Biblical preposition : UNTO
64
Lout : BOOR
65
Streisand vehicle : YENTL
66
They're inflatable : EGOS
Down
1
Sheltered nook : COVE
2
They're found in prospectors' sectors : ORES
3
Carnival follower : LENT
4
Idolize : DOTEON
5
Idle fancy : CHIMERA
6
Where the Clintons met : YALE
7
Lunkhead : CLOD
8
Stage dir. meaning "begins to speak" : LOQ
9
Columbus sch. : OSU
10
Mexican munchie : SOFTTACO
11
Baseball family name : ALOU
12
Used a firehouse pole : SLID
13
Sound : HALE
18
Jewish teacher : REBBE
19
Part of a Beatles refrain : YEAH
23
Paternal relative : AGNATE
24
"Falstaff" mezzo-soprano : MEG
25
Oil of ___ : OLAY
26
It began service in 1927 : PANAM
27
Unbilled person : EXTRA
28
Double-edged : IRONIC
29
Offed : DIDIN
30
From Oslo, to natives : NORSK
31
Mirabile ___ (wonderful to say) : DICTU
35
Reindeer herder : LAPP
37
Give rise to : ENGENDER
41
Cause of widespread firing? : UZI
42
Select for jury duty: Var. : EMPANEL
43
Blackmore heroine : DOONE
46
Constellation south of the Big Dipper : ARGO
47
In-group : CLIQUE
50
Tar : SWAB
51
Rookie: Var. : TIRO
52
Absorbed by : INTO
53
Annoyance : PAIN
54
Technical sch. : INST
55
Chinese dynasty overthrown by the Mongols : SUNG
56
Mambo king Puente : TITO
57
"The Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
59
Seinfeldesque : WRY
60
See 38-Across : MAE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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