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.

IN CROWD

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 2001

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: 140, Blocks: 81 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 98 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
1
P
2
A
3
R
4
A
5
B
6
L
7
E
8
T
9
H
10
A
11
M
12
E
13
S
14
S
15
A
16
G
17
IN
18
A
19
W
20
S
M
A
L
L
E
R
21
H
O
B
A
R
T
22
A
G
A
S
S
I
23
I
C
H
B
IN
E
IN
24
B
E
R
L
IN
E
R
25
N
U
D
I
S
T
26
A
D
S
27
A
C
N
E
S
28
E
29
S
T
A
30
D
A
N
31
P
32
L
33
A
N
S
34
L
A
S
35
M
A
K
IN
36
E
N
E
37
C
O
S
I
38
S
T
R
IN
39
G
40
B
I
K
IN
I
41
S
42
R
T
S
43
T
O
T
A
44
L
45
L
Y
46
R
A
V
E
N
47
E
48
S
T
E
S
49
K
IN
N
E
A
R
50
S
51
P
I
T
52
R
E
53
H
E
A
R
54
A
M
IN
55
T
I
E
S
56
R
A
T
R
A
57
C
58
E
59
T
60
O
61
M
62
F
IN
G
63
E
R
P
R
IN
64
T
65
S
66
R
O
A
D
I
E
67
O
R
A
68
L
69
A
E
R
O
70
H
E
71
A
P
72
N
IN
E
R
73
U
N
R
E
74
S
T
75
S
P
76
IN
77
E
78
T
IN
G
L
IN
79
G
80
G
L
O
81
R
O
T
A
T
E
82
S
83
S
A
R
K
84
A
G
O
85
IN
S
I
S
T
86
S
87
U
T
E
S
88
M
O
O
89
R
90
E
91
S
92
S
93
P
I
E
L
94
R
E
95
E
L
S
96
E
N
F
I
E
L
97
D
98
M
U
D
99
T
100
H
E
R
A
IN
IN
101
S
102
P
103
A
IN
104
F
L
E
E
105
A
R
R
106
E
W
E
R
107
P
O
L
108
C
L
Y
D
E
109
S
P
IN
110
M
A
N
N
111
S
112
P
O
O
L
113
V
I
E
114
H
O
K
115
I
E
R
116
A
117
F
T
E
R
D
IN
118
N
E
R
M
119
IN
120
T
121
S
122
E
R
E
C
T
S
123
D
I
E
S
E
L
124
A
R
C
A
D
E
S
125
S
T
R
E
E
T
126
E
X
P
O
S
E
127
B
Y
A
N
O
S
E
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 18,905 )
Across
1
Teaching device : PARABLE
8
View from Windsor Castle : THAMES
14
___ Bay, part of Lake Huron : SAGINAW
20
Shrunken : SMALLER
21
Tasmania's capital : HOBART
22
Winner of all four grand slam titles : AGASSI
23
Famous presidential declaration : ICHBINEINBERLINER
25
Person with no pockets : NUDIST
26
Spots : ADS
27
Rosacea and others : ACNES
28
"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
30
One of the 12 tribes of Israel : DAN
31
Plots : PLANS
34
Start of some Spanish place names : LAS
35
Eddie Cantor's "___ Whoopee" : MAKIN
36
Suffix with butyl : ENE
37
Mozart's "___ fan tutte" : COSI
38
Eye-catching beachwear : STRINGBIKINIS
42
Claims, briefly : RTS
43
In all respects : TOTALLY
46
Talking bird of poetry : RAVEN
47
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
49
"As Good As It Gets" actor : KINNEAR
50
Barbecue item : SPIT
52
Consider again : REHEAR
54
Deposed tyrant : AMIN
55
Casual Friday casualties : TIES
56
Grind : RATRACE
59
Tennessee Williams, to family : TOM
62
They may get a dusting : FINGERPRINTS
66
Speaker accompanier, perhaps : ROADIE
67
___-B (Gillette division) : ORAL
69
Dynamic opener : AERO
70
Jalopy : HEAP
72
Forty-___ : NINER
73
Ferment : UNREST
75
Like many Hitchcock films : SPINETINGLING
80
Day-___ : GLO
81
Gyrates : ROTATES
83
Name on some Scotch bottles : SARK
84
Gone by : AGO
85
Puts one's foot down : INSISTS
87
Chief Ouray's tribe : UTES
88
"A Passage to India" family : MOORES
92
Pitch : SPIEL
94
Reacts to a shock : REELS
96
Weapon on an 89-Down : ENFIELD
98
Some campaign charges : MUD
99
"My Fair Lady" song : THERAININSPAIN
104
Take off : FLEE
105
Ticket abbr. : ARR
106
It'll hold water : EWER
107
Person looking for a seat? : POL
108
Half of a famous 1930's duo : CLYDE
109
Slant : SPIN
110
"Joseph and His Brothers" novelist : MANN
111
Bobbin : SPOOL
113
Run (for) : VIE
114
More contrived : HOKIER
116
Meal enders : AFTERDINNERMINTS
122
Puts up : ERECTS
123
Kind of fuel : DIESEL
124
Amusement park features : ARCADES
125
Easy ___ : STREET
126
Unveil : EXPOSE
127
Barely : BYANOSE
Down
1
Telepathy, e.g. : PSI
2
Cable channel for film devotees : AMC
3
Olé : RAH
4
Like Mother Teresa : ALBANIAN
5
Deprives of judgment : BLINDS
6
What settles : LEES
7
Irish lass's name : ERIN
8
1977 James Brolin thriller : THECAR
9
Obtrudes : HORNSIN
10
Fit : ABLE
11
They may be full of gas : MAINS
12
Poetic preposition : ERE
13
1973-74 faddist : STREAKER
14
"The Great ___" (1979 film) : SANTINI
15
Request from a thirsty Spaniard : AGUA
16
Wander : GAD
17
Stock no-no : INSIDERTRADING
18
"The Mambo Kings" co-star : ASSANTE
19
Watch : WITNESS
24
Latvian, e.g. : BALT
29
Worker with hides : SKINNER
31
Agt.'s cut : PCT
32
___-see : LOOK
33
John of "Viva Max!" : ASTIN
35
Year in the rule of Ethelred the Unready : MIV
38
Shot putter? : SYRINGE
39
One of football's Fearsome Foursome : GRIER
40
Enables a runner to score, maybe : BATSIN
41
Manage : SEETO
44
Two pages : LEAF
45
Coats : LAMINATES
48
Foil alternative : SARAN
50
Sharpen : STROP
51
"Great Expectations" hero : PIP
53
Going back to repeatedly : HARPINGON
57
Sky over Strasbourg : CIEL
58
First name in architecture : EERO
59
Big music news : TOUR
60
"Yes ___?" : ORNO
61
Gibson fan, say : MARTINIDRINKER
63
Speech stumbles : ERS
64
Figures : THINKS
65
Part: Abbr. : SEG
68
Charter : LEASE
71
El ___, 1942 battle site : ALAMEIN
74
Circus prop : STILT
76
Pancreatic hormone : INSULIN
77
Dines at home : EATSIN
78
Number of coins in the Fontana di Trevi : TRE
79
Foul-up : GOOF
82
Broadcast : STREWN
86
Activity at a sorority : SERENADE
89
See 96-Across : RIFLEMAN
90
Squirming : EELY
91
Place for runners : SLED
92
Big successes : SMASHES
93
Claim : PURPORT
95
Musician's need : EAR
97
Pee ___, Carolina river : DEE
100
"Citizen Kane" inspiration : HEARST
101
Seeds : SPORES
102
Kind of cut : POODLE
103
Pooped : ALLIN
108
Approximately : CIRCA
110
Dole : METE
111
Dance instructor's call : STEP
112
Place to see José Morelos : PESO
113
Damned : VERY
115
Food preserver : ICE
117
Quandary : FIX
118
Pick up : NAB
119
___-European : INDO
120
French possessive : TES
121
Daytona-to-Vero Beach dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?