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, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, September 10, 2001

Mind reader's specialty, for short

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Karen Riekert
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
210/18/19999/10/20012
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0200000
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.53000
Karen Riekert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {CJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Riekert. NYT links: Across Lite
1
S
2
H
3
E
4
D
5
S
6
D
7
U
8
L
9
L
10
A
11
T
12
A
13
D
14
A
E
S
O
P
15
I
S
E
E
16
T
U
B
E
17
D
I
A
N
A
18
N
A
N
O
19
O
P
E
N
20
R
U
N
N
21
I
N
G
O
N
22
E
M
P
T
Y
23
A
I
M
E
E
24
A
P
S
E
25
D
26
O
27
E
28
A
P
R
29
F
R
I
30
R
31
K
32
O
33
O
G
L
34
E
R
35
A
I
D
36
T
W
I
N
37
G
R
I
N
D
38
I
39
N
G
T
O
40
A
H
A
L
T
41
M
E
W
S
42
N
E
E
43
L
O
R
N
A
44
A
S
H
45
A
D
O
46
R
47
E
L
48
E
S
P
49
I
50
S
L
A
51
S
A
V
O
52
Y
53
H
54
I
T
T
I
N
55
G
T
H
E
W
A
56
L
57
L
58
A
N
N
E
59
G
E
A
R
60
F
L
A
I
61
R
62
I
T
E
M
63
E
T
T
A
64
O
I
L
E
D
65
R
O
Y
S
66
R
A
S
H
67
R
E
A
D
S
© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 18,934 )

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Lean-tos : SHEDS
6
Lackluster : DULL
10
Not much : ATAD
14
Man with morals : AESOP
15
"It all comes clear" : ISEE
16
London subway, with "the" : TUBE
17
William and Harry's mum : DIANA
18
Prefix with second : NANO
19
Ready for business : OPEN
20
Out of gas : RUNNINGONEMPTY
23
Evangelist ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
24
Church recess : APSE
25
Fawn's mother : DOE
28
Showery month: Abbr. : APR
29
Thurs. follower : FRI
30
"It's a Wonderful Life" studio : RKO
33
Girl watcher, perhaps : OGLER
35
Word with first or foreign : AID
36
Minnesota ballplayer : TWIN
37
Out of gas : GRINDINGTOAHALT
41
Kittens' cries : MEWS
42
Born: Fr. : NEE
43
"___ Doone" : LORNA
44
Volcano output : ASH
45
"Much ___ About Nothing" : ADO
46
Meth. or Cath. : REL
48
Mind reader's specialty, for short : ESP
49
___ Mujeres (neighbor of Cancún) : ISLA
51
"Stompin' at the ___" (1934 hit) : SAVOY
53
Out of gas : HITTINGTHEWALL
58
Henry VIII's second or fourth : ANNE
59
First, second or reverse : GEAR
60
Pizazz : FLAIR
62
Tabloid twosome : ITEM
63
Jazz singer James : ETTA
64
Blotto : OILED
65
Rogers and Clark : ROYS
66
Poison ivy woe : RASH
67
Cracks the books : READS
Down
1
Jerry Lewis movie "The ___ Sack" : SAD
2
One named in a will : HEIR
3
One of Isaac's twins : ESAU
4
Former H.H.S. Secretary Shalala : DONNA
5
Picasso or El Cid : SPANIARD
6
Supper : DINNER
7
Grammar topic : USAGE
8
Jay of NBC : LENO
9
Kate's "Titanic" co-star : LEONARDO
10
Itsy-bitsy bits : ATOMS
11
Burpable containers : TUPPERWARE
12
Help in a holdup : ABET
13
Naysay : DENY
21
Mischief-maker : IMP
22
Prefix with center : EPI
25
Ism : DOGMA
26
Grimm meanies : OGRES
27
Cotton gin inventor : ELIWHITNEY
29
In shape : FIT
31
Pottery ovens : KILNS
32
Like draft beer : ONTAP
34
Coast Guard officer: Abbr. : ENS
35
"Act your ___!" : AGE
36
Even if, casually : THO
38
At risk : INDANGER
39
Prefix with classic : NEO
40
Factor in : ALLOWFOR
45
Longtime ring champ : ALI
46
Enthusiastic : RAHRAH
47
Apple eater : EVE
50
Apple supports : STEMS
51
Box score numbers : STATS
52
George Bush, as a collegian : YALIE
53
Hit 1968 musical : HAIR
54
Engrossed by : INTO
55
"___ life!" : GETA
56
In ___ land (spacy) : LALA
57
Served up a whopper : LIED
61
Country rtes. : RDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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!