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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

NY Times, Sun, Jul 09, 2000 CRUSHWORD

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 10, Columns: 10, Words: 54, Blocks: 26, Across Lite
Notepad: This puzzle is solved like a regular crossword, except that each box will be filled with two or more letters (as in ILL/US/TRAT/ION). Exactly how the letters of an answer are distributed among the boxes is for you to determine.
1
SA
2
WIN
3
TO
4
BAS
5
IN
6
MI
7
CA
8
FE
STO
ONS
9
KET
CH
10
UP
11
RA
NON
12
LY
NCH
13
PAR
RY
14
HOL
15
LA
NDA
ISE
16
UR
17
GEN
TLY
18
JU
ST
INE
19
LA
CH
ESIS
20
STA
GG
ERING
21
VE
22
STA
23
ST
ILL
24
FOU
ND
LING
25
CA
RNA
TIONS
26
STA
RF
ISH
27
HOR
RIB
LE
28
TH
29
ERM
ID
OR
30
ANTO
NIN
31
QU
32
ART
33
ER
IN
34
TY
35
RAN
NY
36
STE
IN
ER
37
MOS
ES
38
GER
MS
39
EP
OX
IES
© 2000, The New York Times

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Across
1
Predicted, as the future (3,4) : SAWINTO
4
Place for a boat club (5) : BASIN
6
Laminate mineral (4) : MICA
8
Gaily decorates (8) : FESTOONS
9
McDonald's packet (7) : KETCHUP
11
Wouldn't shut up (3,2) : RANON
12
String up (5) : LYNCH
13
Foil with a foil? (5) : PARRY
14
Sauce for eggs Benedict (11) : HOLLANDAISE
16
How emergency messages are delivered (8) : URGENTLY
18
Marquis de Sade work (7) : JUSTINE
19
One of the Fates of Greek myth (8) : LACHESIS
20
Extremely large (10) : STAGGERING
21
Short friction match (5) : VESTA
23
Unmoving (5) : STILL
24
Abandoned infant (9) : FOUNDLING
25
Flowers awarded at the Belmont Stakes (10) : CARNATIONS
26
Five-pointed sea creature (8) : STARFISH
27
Ghastly (8) : HORRIBLE
28
Eleventh month of the French Revolutionary calendar (9) : THERMIDOR
30
Composer Dvorak (7) : ANTONIN
31
Milk purchase (5) : QUART
33
Julia Roberts film "___ Brockovich" (4) : ERIN
34
"Taxation without representation" (7) : TYRANNY
36
"Gone With the Wind" music composer Max ___ (7) : STEINER
37
He made a parting gesture (5) : MOSES
38
Illness causes (5) : GERMS
39
Strong adhesives (7) : EPOXIES
Down
1
Without causing an accident (6) : SAFELY
2
One of 1945's Big Three (7,9) : WINSTONCHURCHILL
3
Elmer Fudd and others (5) : TOONS
4
Weaver's work (8) : BASKETRY
5
Ruler division (4) : INCH
6
Prospero's daughter (7) : MIRANDA
7
Bestow sainthood on, in England (8) : CANONISE
10
Chairperson's job? (12) : UPHOLSTERING
13
Somewhat (6) : PARTLY
15
"Mule Train" singer Frankie (5) : LAINE
17
Start of the Bible (7) : GENESIS
18
Circus clown's skill, often (8) : JUGGLING
19
Survive (4) : LAST
20
Miles from England to the Colonies? (8) : STANDISH
21
March 21 or thereabouts (6,7) : VERNALEQUINOX
22
Broadcasting venues (8) : STATIONS
24
Short race, informally (4-5) : FOURFORTY
25
Antillean tribesman (5) : CARIB
26
Conservative (5) : STAID
27
Interrupt, with "on" (4,2) : HORNIN
28
Hot coffee holder (7) : THERMOS
29
Winter weasels (7) : ERMINES
30
They'll never be the same (8) : ANTONYMS
32
Major thoroughfares (8) : ARTERIES
35
Park Service employee (6) : RANGER
36
Clifflike (5) : STEEP
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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