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

New York Times, Friday, August 23, 2019

Classic sound effect in an action film when someone is badly injured

Author:
Evan Mahnken
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
910/4/201710/5/20201
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1114110
RebusCircleScrabblePOW
111.641
Evan Mahnken

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Mahnken.
Evan Mahnken notes:
Super excited to have my first themeless in the New York Times! I'm sure WILHELM SCREAM will get some mixed reviews. Even if you ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I wasn't familiar with the front and center WILHELM SCREAM, but thankfully all the crosses were unambiguous (and WILHELM looks like a ... read more
1
B
2
A
3
R
4
B
5
E
6
D
7
G
8
A
9
R
10
S
11
W
12
A
13
B
14
A
R
E
A
15
A
A
A
B
A
16
T
T
E
R
Y
17
B
E
T
T
18
E
R
Y
O
U
T
H
A
N
M
E
19
A
N
I
M
A
L
S
20
S
T
O
I
C
21
S
A
P
O
R
22
F
E
Y
23
N
E
24
C
25
K
26
B
A
27
S
28
S
O
29
S
A
P
30
V
I
C
T
O
R
31
I
32
A
33
F
34
A
L
L
S
35
W
I
L
H
E
L
M
S
C
R
E
A
M
36
T
H
R
E
E
P
O
I
N
T
E
R
S
37
B
I
T
38
N
O
V
E
L
39
S
M
U
40
G
41
C
42
O
G
43
M
I
44
T
45
E
46
S
47
O
L
48
S
O
N
49
T
50
H
E
N
I
L
E
51
D
52
I
S
A
P
P
E
53
A
R
I
N
G
A
C
T
54
I
V
O
R
Y
T
O
W
E
R
55
U
N
I
T
56
N
Y
S
E
57
O
N
S
E
T
58
S
A
D
E
© 2019, The New York Times8/23/19 ( No. 25,490 )
Across
1
Part of a prison fence : BARB
5
Wright who directed "Shaun of the Dead" and "Baby Driver" : EDGAR
10
DNA collector : SWAB
14
Integral's calculation, in calculus : AREA
15
Small source of power : AAABATTERY
17
"Glad I didn't have to deal with that!" : BETTERYOUTHANME
19
What God created after the stars, per the Bible : ANIMALS
20
Epictetus, e.g. : STOIC
21
Taste : SAPOR
22
"30 Rock" co-star : FEY
23
Pet : NECK
26
Low man : BASSO
29
Con's target : SAP
30
Landmark on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe : VICTORIAFALLS
35
Classic sound effect in an action film when someone is badly injured : WILHELMSCREAM
36
Long shots? : THREEPOINTERS
37
Was successfully enticed : BIT
38
Never-before seen : NOVEL
39
Cocksure : SMUG
41
Member of the proletariat, metaphorically : COG
43
Some creepy-crawlies : MITES
47
Johnny who used to cry "Come on down!" on "The Price Is Right" : OLSON
49
Title locale in a Hercule Poirot mystery : THENILE
51
What something goes *poof* in : DISAPPEARINGACT
54
Academic setting : IVORYTOWER
55
Rod or reel : UNIT
56
Where to find a Bitcoin price index, for short : NYSE
57
Inception : ONSET
58
Grammy-winning singer with the 2010 album "Soldier of Love" : SADE
Down
1
Rum-soaked cakes : BABAS
2
Theater, of a sort : ARENA
3
Fix, as a pool cue : RETIP
4
Crime-fighting vehicle : BATMOBILE
5
Noble rank : EARL
6
Salad ___ : DAYS
7
Fed. auditing agcy. : GAO
8
Contumely : ABUSE
9
Run-down : RATTY
10
Leave a mark on : STAIN
11
Carol king : WENCESLAS
12
Provide heat for, in a sense : ARM
13
What a seed might start out with : BYE
16
While, informally : THO
18
Possible cold symptom : EARACHE
22
What the suffix "-genesis" means : FORMING
24
Collected : CALM
25
Military drudges, for short : KPS
27
Part of a recipe : STEP
28
Aria, usually : SOLO
30
Masters : VIRTUOSOS
31
"Do or do not. There ___ try": Yoda : ISNO
32
When Brutus dies : ACTV
33
Ones who've been granted manumission : FREEMEN
34
Carrier with trans-Atlantic flights since 1958 : AERLINGUS
35
Sudden change of mind : WHIM
36
Basic cable inits. : TBS
40
It's a bad look : GLARE
41
Admit, slangily : COPTO
42
Result of a leadoff single : ONEON
44
First black Disney princess : TIANA
45
Fighter for the Moors in Zaragoza in the 1080s : ELCID
46
Otto's preceder : SETTE
48
Sleeper, perhaps : SPY
49
Yggdrasil, in Norse mythology : TREE
50
Jazzman Al : HIRT
51
It's made at a construction site : DIN
52
Plant that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : IVY
53
Comments around cute babies : AWS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 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!