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

New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 2015

Author:
Evan Birnholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
"Not marble, ___ the gilded monuments / Of princes ...": Shak.
TotalDebutLatest
810/3/201310/23/2015
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0001124
RebusScrabDebutFresh
11.694772%
Evan Birnholz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Birnholz. Saturday freshness: 30%
Evan Birnholz notes:
I'm a major proponent of the OXFORD COMMA, so I built a puzzle around it. I submitted two clues for that one: [It comes right before ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Cool layout, one that disperses feature entries throughout. As much as I like the usual triple-stacks-in-each-of-the-four-corners, it ... read more
1
A
2
X
3
E
4
I
5
C
6
B
7
M
8
T
9
A
10
B
11
S
12
E
13
T
14
N
B
A
15
B
O
R
E
16
E
R
O
I
C
A
17
N
O
R
18
A
L
U
M
19
R
E
D
D
O
T
20
O
X
F
21
O
R
D
C
O
22
M
M
A
23
E
N
T
24
Y
O
L
K
25
S
E
P
A
L
26
F
O
O
L
27
E
N
A
C
28
T
29
L
A
Y
I
30
T
O
N
M
E
31
D
E
P
O
R
32
T
E
D
33
M
I
L
E
Y
34
R
A
V
E
35
W
I
N
K
36
W
37
A
R
M
S
38
H
A
T
C
H
39
E
40
C
41
K
42
S
E
X
A
P
P
43
E
A
L
44
T
E
X
A
N
45
T
I
L
L
46
E
V
I
L
47
S
48
R
O
M
E
49
E
R
R
50
S
C
A
R
E
Q
51
U
O
T
E
S
52
A
D
O
53
N
A
I
54
G
N
U
S
55
I
R
S
56
M
A
S
A
L
A
57
E
D
I
E
58
C
O
E
59
Y
L
E
V
E
L
60
L
A
B
S
61
A
N
T
© 2015, The New York Times8/29/15 ( No. 24,035 )
Across
1
Dump : AXE
4
Minuteman III, e.g. : ICBM
8
Page formatting aid : TABSET
14
Group of shooting stars, for short? : NBA
15
Do some drills? : BORE
16
Piece heard in "Immortal Beloved" : EROICA
17
"Not marble, ___ the gilded monuments / Of princes ...": Shak. : NOR
18
Stereotypical pennant waver, colloquially : ALUM
19
Aid in target shooting : REDDOT
20
Much-debated grammar subject : OXFORDCOMMA
23
Battle of Isengard participant : ENT
24
One getting a beating in the kitchen? : YOLK
25
Perianth component : SEPAL
26
Recurring Shakespearean figure : FOOL
27
Pass : ENACT
29
"I'm listening" : LAYITONME
31
Forced out at home? : DEPORTED
33
First name in 2000s pop music : MILEY
34
* * * * *, say : RAVE
35
Part of ;-) : WINK
36
Gets toasty : WARMS
38
Where a bowler might go on a date : HATCHECK
42
44
President #36, #41 or #43 : TEXAN
45
Eminem's "___ I Collapse" : TILL
46
Necessary things, perhaps : EVILS
48
"La Dolce Vita" setting : ROME
49
Count six E's in this puzzle clue, for example : ERR
50
Marks of derision : SCAREQUOTES
52
God, in Hebrew literature : ADONAI
54
Savanna sights : GNUS
55
Govt. org. with roots going back to the Civil War : IRS
56
Spice mixture in an Indian restaurant : MASALA
57
One of the housewives on "Desperate Housewives" : EDIE
58
Longtime Washington Post theater critic Richard : COE
59
Surveying device with letter-shaped rests : YLEVEL
60
Where to find solutions : LABS
61
Member of a small work force? : ANT
Down
1
Got to : ANNOYED
2
Microsoft release of 2013 : XBOXONE
3
Feature of a bomber hat : EARFLAP
4
Skyscraper piece : IBAR
5
Unpleasant things to pass around : COLDS
6
He died while filming "Game of Death" : BRUCELEE
7
Place for minutes : MEMOPAD
8
Restriction for some offices : TERMLIMIT
9
Integration calculation : AREA
10
Hottie's hot thing : BOD
11
Start of a record : SIDEONE
12
High class? : ECONOMY
13
Tell : TATTLE
21
"My Darling Clementine" locale : OKCORRAL
22
"___ I?" : MAY
26
Romanticized figure : FOLKHERO
28
Lady love? : TRAMP
30
Color : TINCT
32
The Oscars, e.g. : TVSPECIAL
35
"Flying" one : WALLENDA
36
Big producer of novelty records, informally : WEIRDAL
37
"Sweet Child O' Mine" rocker : AXLROSE
38
Do stuff : HAIRGEL
39
Things rarely seen : EXOTICA
40
Brown's follower : CAMERON
41
Mideast diet : KNESSET
42
Blue, say : STEAMY
43
"Little" girl of fiction : EVA
47
News filler : SQUIB
50
Good time to get the goods : SALE
51
Milks : USES
53
___ system (car's built-in GPS) : NAV

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions? Please let us know.

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

XWord Info Home
XWord Info © 2007-2024, Jim Horne
68 ms