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

New York Times, Monday, September 15, 2003

"___ Defeats Truman" (infamous 1948 headline)

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
117/6/19988/28/20080
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
0603200
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.48000
Sheldon Benardo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Benardo.
1
E
2
L
3
S
4
E
5
D
6
E
7
S
8
K
9
P
10
R
11
O
12
W
13
S
14
L
E
O
N
15
E
L
I
A
16
R
E
M
I
T
17
E
A
S
T
18
M
I
N
T
19
E
L
A
N
D
20
C
H
A
R
21
I
O
T
S
O
22
F
F
I
R
E
23
A
N
T
E
24
R
E
V
25
A
26
V
27
E
N
G
E
28
L
O
R
E
29
L
30
E
31
I
32
C
I
R
C
E
33
S
34
H
O
W
35
O
R
R
36
T
O
W
E
R
37
I
N
G
I
N
38
F
39
E
R
N
O
40
E
L
I
41
N
U
T
S
42
O
N
E
I
N
43
D
A
N
44
C
45
I
N
G
46
S
Y
D
N
E
Y
47
A
N
E
48
O
N
E
A
49
I
50
S
P
A
R
51
I
52
S
B
U
R
N
53
I
54
N
55
G
56
A
L
L
O
W
57
N
A
I
F
58
G
L
E
N
59
D
I
A
N
A
60
C
L
E
F
61
E
S
A
U
62
D
E
W
E
Y
63
H
E
S
S
64
R
A
T
S
© 2003, The New York Times9/15/03 ( No. 19,669 )
Across
1
"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
5
Place for drawers : DESK
9
Fronts of ships : PROWS
14
Ponce de ___ : LEON
15
Oscar winner Kazan : ELIA
16
Send, as payment : REMIT
17
Atlantic Coast states, with "the" : EAST
18
Coin grade higher than fine : MINT
19
African antelope : ELAND
20
Hot movie of 1981? : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
23
Kitty starter : ANTE
24
Minister: Abbr. : REV
25
Get satisfaction for, as a wrong : AVENGE
28
Siren luring sailors to shipwreck : LORELEI
32
Mythical enchantress : CIRCE
33
Program : SHOW
35
Bruin legend Bobby : ORR
36
Hot movie of 1974, with "The"? : TOWERINGINFERNO
40
__ Lilly & Co. : ELI
41
Cashews and such : NUTS
42
___ a million : ONEIN
43
Twisting, perhaps : DANCING
46
2000 Olympics city : SYDNEY
47
Suffix with meth- : ANE
48
Draftable : ONEA
49
Hot movie of 1966? : ISPARISBURNING
56
Permit : ALLOW
57
Artless one : NAIF
58
Secluded valley : GLEN
59
William and Harry's mother : DIANA
60
Sign at the front of some bars : CLEF
61
Biblical twin : ESAU
62
"___ Defeats Truman" (infamous 1948 headline) : DEWEY
63
Dame Myra : HESS
64
"Phooey!" : RATS
Down
1
Utility supply: Abbr. : ELEC
2
Mrs. Rabin : LEAH
3
Slugging Sammy : SOSA
4
Beguile : ENTRANCE
5
Take down a notch : DEMOTE
6
High society : ELITE
7
Breaks a commandment : SINS
8
"The Green Hornet" role : KATO
9
Lean toward : PREFER
10
Have déjà vu about : RELIVE
11
Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
12
Champagne, e.g. : WINE
13
Basic version: Abbr. : STD
21
Actress Stevens : INGER
22
Displeased look : FROWN
25
Performed : ACTED
26
String quartet member : VIOLA
27
Gen. Rommel : ERWIN
28
Lane in Metropolis : LOIS
29
Actress Sophia : LOREN
30
Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
31
Literary device : IRONY
33
Tight, as a fit : SNUG
34
Elev. : HGT
37
Around the center : INNER
38
Vestibule : FOYER
39
Imperil : ENDANGER
44
Gangster known as Big Al : CAPONE
45
Sort of : INAWAY
46
Stamps (out) : SNUFFS
48
Theater awards : OBIES
49
Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
50
Cole ___ : SLAW
51
Ruler unit : INCH
52
Store event : SALE
53
Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
54
Orderly : NEAT
55
Wildebeests : GNUS
56
Do sums : ADD

Answer summary:

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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