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

NY Times, Sun, Jul 21, 2002 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65
1
R
A
2
M
P
3
A
R
4
T
S
5
A
6
N
S
7
W
E
8
R
U
I
V
O
E
E
E
9
M
I
N
N
E
S
O
T
10
A
11
C
L
I
P
S
P
E
R
L
T
T
G
T
12
U
P
R
O
S
E
13
P
R
E
A
C
H
E
R
S
I
14
C
A
R
T
A
15
P
R
O
F
O
U
N
D
16
F
I
F
I
17
E
R
N
N
D
18
F
N
N
19
N
O
O
N
20
S
C
O
O
T
I
N
G
F
M
21
T
R
M
N
22
B
23
O
N
E
S
I
D
E
D
24
D
I
A
25
P
E
R
R
N
S
T
26
B
S
L
I
27
C
O
A
T
S
28
E
A
R
T
H
W
A
R
D
E
D
U
I
E
C
A
29
R
E
E
L
E
D
30
S
E
A
S
H
E
L
L
© 2002, The New York Times

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Male sheep leaves barricades (8) : RAMPARTS
5
Respond as wren flies (6) : ANSWER
9
State nominates drunk (9) : MINNESOTA
11
Fastens shears (5) : CLIPS
12
University writing was revolting (6) : UPROSE
13
Through guards contact minister (8) : PREACHER
15
Heavy athlete ran across (8) : PROFOUND
16
In brief, I figure it's a cliché name for a poodle (4) : FIFI
19
Twelve going back and forth (4) : NOON
20
Tell about old fool hurrying (8) : SCOOTING
23
Indeed so terribly biased (3-5) : ONESIDED
24
Baby's garment settled the wrong way (6) : DIAPER
27
Completely covers cold cereal (5) : COATS
28
Hard water tumbled down (9) : EARTHWARD
29
Wound was staggering (6) : REELED
30
Dotty shall see beachcomber's prize (8) : SEASHELL
Down
1
Commotion behind us (6) : RUMPUS
2
Heard adolescent coalworker (5) : MINER
3
Dislike a translation (8) : AVERSION
4
E.g., saw valuables overturned (4) : TOOL
6
Delicious drink breaking trance (6) : NECTAR
7
Putting bulk on in a lineup, we hear (9) : WEIGHTING
8
Inhibit relaxation before shower (8) : RESTRAIN
10
Bit about Ayn lacking purpose (2,6) : ATRANDOM
14
Real prisoner on Greek island (8) : CONCRETE
15
Doctor made Perón walk (9) : PROMENADE
17
A bit of heaven for certain Mafia tough (8) : ENFORCER
18
Wraps up salmon and tuna sandwiches at home (8) : FINISHES
21
Time put out histologist's study (6) : TISSUE
22
Sound check for a wedding (6) : BRIDAL
25
Locate soft cord (5) : PLACE
26
French cheese almost gone in no time (4) : BRIE
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?