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

New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1997

Author:
Dave Tuller
Editor:
Will Shortz
Adventurer of 18th-century French literature
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
168/4/19965/23/20093
SunMonTueWedThuFriSatVariety
31102342
RebusScrabbleFresh
11.6065%
Dave Tuller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Tuller. Saturday freshness: 41%
1
B
2
E
3
H
4
I
5
N
6
D
7
S
8
B
9
U
10
G
11
E
12
Y
13
E
14
D
15
I
S
A
D
O
R
A
16
A
R
I
Z
O
N
A
17
S
C
R
E
W
E
D
18
U
N
T
R
U
T
H
19
H
A
P
S
20
A
L
21
E
X
22
G
A
V
E
L
23
O
P
E
24
A
M
E
R
I
25
G
O
26
E
R
I
27
P
E
R
28
P
E
T
R
A
T
E
29
G
O
A
30
S
E
V
E
R
31
T
I
N
32
T
O
N
S
33
A
E
O
34
N
35
S
36
C
L
37
E
A
T
38
G
39
U
L
P
40
A
P
41
I
42
S
C
A
43
R
44
F
45
I
S
L
46
D
I
S
47
G
48
U
S
T
F
U
L
49
L
G
E
50
S
A
L
E
R
N
O
51
R
N
A
52
B
R
Y
53
A
N
54
L
E
A
S
55
W
I
L
T
56
L
A
P
L
A
57
T
A
58
S
T
59
A
R
E
A
T
60
A
N
T
I
F
O
G
61
P
O
L
E
N
T
A
62
S
T
A
T
U
T
E
63
S
P
A
N
D
E
X
© 1997, The New York Times9/13/97 ( No. 17,476 )
Across
1
Rear ends : BEHINDS
8
Agog : BUGEYED
15
Vanessa Redgrave film of 1968 : ISADORA
16
Tombstone locale : ARIZONA
17
In trouble, in slang : SCREWED
18
Lie : UNTRUTH
19
Chance occurrences : HAPS
20
Sister in "Sisters" : ALEX
22
Signal in a courtroom : GAVEL
23
48-Down, in poetry : OPE
24
First name in exploration : AMERIGO
26
"___ tu" : ERI
27
Commit : PERPETRATE
29
Portuguese India territory : GOA
30
Partition : SEVER
31
Faience glaze ingredient : TIN
32
A bundle : TONS
33
Long time : AEONS
36
Point at a shoe store : CLEAT
38
[I'm scared!] : GULP
40
Bee: Prefix : API
42
Muffler : SCARF
45
Atlantis was one: Abbr. : ISL
46
Offensive : DISGUSTFUL
49
Bigger than med. : LGE
50
U.S. Army landing point, 9/9/43 : SALERNO
51
It comes in strands : RNA
52
Free silver champion : BRYAN
54
Sheepherding locales : LEAS
55
Shrivel : WILT
56
Viceroyalty that included Argentina : LAPLATA
58
Eye : STAREAT
60
Adjective for some lens cleaners : ANTIFOG
61
Thick cornmeal mush : POLENTA
62
Act : STATUTE
63
Stretcher at the gym : SPANDEX
Down
1
Men staying on one color : BISHOPS
2
Indiana Jones, often : ESCAPEE
3
1968 #1 hit : HARPERVALLEYPTA
4
Time of the month : IDES
5
Cousin of "Well..." : NOW
6
Imagined : DREAMT
7
___'s Wells (renowned London theater) : SADLER
8
Like most aluminum ore : BAUXITIC
9
Beverage server : URN
10
Beginning, informally : GITGO
11
Jerusalem visitor from the Persian court : EZRA
12
1971 #1 hit : YOUVEGOTAFRIEND
13
Begin as an adventure : ENTERON
14
Showy flowers : DAHLIAS
21
Was, in Latin : ERAT
24
___ Flite (bicycle brand) : AERO
25
Robt. E. Lee, e.g. : GENL
28
Budding twitter : PEEP
32
Peacekeeping skill : TACT
34
Zippo : NADA
35
Result of a kitchen accident : SPILLAGE
37
U.S. brand retired in 1972 : ESSO
38
Adventurer of 18th-century French literature : GILBLAS
39
Commander at Shiloh : USGRANT
41
"Aha!" : ISEE
43
Go over : RUNLATE
44
1996 campaign issue : FLATTAX
47
Savvies : GRASPS
48
Clear : UNSTOP
50
Bollix : SNAFU
53
Made it to the ground : ALIT
55
Astronomer-turned-architect : WREN
57
Little one : TOT
59
___ broche (cooking style) : ALA

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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
82 ms