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, Wednesday, August 23, 2000

Author:
William A. Ballard
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
102/24/19984/13/20040
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0342100
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.57001
Bill Ballard

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite
1
A
2
L
3
P
4
S
5
S
6
P
7
I
8
N
9
S
10
T
11
R
12
A
13
M
14
S
O
R
E
15
O
R
N
O
T
16
I
A
G
O
17
A
T
O
M
18
L
O
D
G
E
19
E
B
R
O
20
F
I
21
V
E
P
O
S
T
22
E
R
B
E
D
23
S
24
K
A
25
E
R
E
26
C
R
I
E
S
27
N
I
N
28
E
G
A
L
29
L
30
O
31
N
H
A
T
32
A
R
E
N
A
33
I
D
E
O
34
G
I
R
D
35
C
36
U
B
E
D
37
P
38
E
39
N
40
N
41
E
A
S
Y
42
C
O
P
A
Y
43
S
44
I
X
D
E
A
45
D
46
L
Y
S
I
N
S
47
B
48
L
I
N
I
49
E
O
S
50
P
O
E
51
E
I
G
H
T
52
Y
53
E
54
A
R
I
T
55
C
H
56
B
A
N
E
57
A
D
M
I
T
58
R
A
59
T
60
A
61
O
N
E
R
62
L
E
A
V
E
63
A
N
O
N
64
P
A
T
E
65
E
N
T
E
R
66
B
Y
E
S
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0823 ( 18,551 )

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1
Where Sherlock Holmes "died," with "the" : ALPS
5
Deejays' platters : SPINS
10
Omnibus alternative : TRAM
14
Ticked off : SORE
15
Ripley's last words? : ORNOT
16
Shakespearean ensign : IAGO
17
Energy source : ATOM
18
Get stuck : LODGE
19
River of Aragón : EBRO
20
Outsized sleeping accommodations? : FIVEPOSTERBED
23
Calypso offshoot : SKA
25
Long intro? : ERE
26
Blubbers : CRIES
27
Too-small topper? : NINEGALLONHAT
32
Where the action is : ARENA
33
Thought: Prefix : IDEO
34
Encircle : GIRD
35
Like cheddar cheese on a tray : CUBED
37
One of the Ivies : PENN
41
"Duck soup!" : EASY
42
H.M.O. requirement, usually : COPAY
43
Too little of a bad thing? : SIXDEADLYSINS
47
Russian pancakes : BLINI
49
Dawn goddess : EOS
50
Tale teller : POE
51
Somewhat belated desire? : EIGHTYEARITCH
56
Ruination : BANE
57
Fess up : ADMIT
58
Pro ___ : RATA
61
Dilly : ONER
62
Sailor's respite : LEAVE
63
Prolific auth.? : ANON
64
Noggin : PATE
65
Maze word : ENTER
66
Seeds often get them : BYES
Down
1
Center of a comparison : ASA
2
His wife was a pillar : LOT
3
Vulgar sort : PROFANER
4
It might jackknife : SEMI
5
Maturity classification of sherry : SOLERA
6
Move forward : PROPEL
7
___-Aryan : INDO
8
Year-end libations : NOGS
9
"Keep as is" : STET
10
___ del Fuego : TIERRA
11
Animal in a warren : RABBIT
12
Match, grammatically : AGREE
13
They sometimes swing : MOODS
21
Star in Lyra : VEGA
22
Go off the wall? : ECHO
23
Hose problem : SNAG
24
Opera's ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
28
"Bitter" part : END
29
Nation with a solid green flag : LIBYA
30
Poetic homage : ODE
31
Nancy Drew's boyfriend : NED
35
No-goodnik : CAD
36
Manipulate : USE
37
Shortstop, e.g.: Abbr. : POS
38
Spiritual revelation : EPIPHANY
39
Prefix with second : NANO
40
AMEX counterpart : NYSE
41
Lighted sign : EXIT
42
Dermatologist's diagnosis : CYST
43
Official seal : SIGNET
44
"Psst!" follower, maybe : INHERE
45
Reason out : DERIVE
46
Hang out : LOITER
47
Jazz variation : BEBOP
48
Thick vine : LIANA
52
Brown rival : YALE
53
Where it all started : EDEN
54
Latin 101 verb : AMAT
55
Horseshoe ___ : CRAB
59
Last X of X-X-X : TOE
60
"T" or "F": Abbr. : ANS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

Found bugs or have suggestions?