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, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.
Mike Selinker
Mike Selinker

NY Times, Sun, Oct 29, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Mike Selinker
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 63, Across Lite
1
W
A
2
R
P
3
L
A
4
N
E
5
S
6
K
A
7
R
A
8
T
E
E
A
O
A
A
H
H
9
L
O
S
E
R
10
T
O
T
E
M
P
O
L
E
L
T
V
C
I
A
D
M
11
B
R
E
A
T
H
I
N
G
S
P
A
C
E
12
P
I
I
Y
U
S
13
R
E
C
R
14
E
A
N
T
15
T
A
16
B
O
O
E
T
N
G
17
I
R
R
N
18
A
S
S
E
T
19
E
S
C
A
P
I
N
G
C
R
20
F
O
Q
S
21
H
A
22
R
L
E
Q
U
I
N
E
23
S
Q
U
E
I
E
C
T
O
T
E
24
W
25
E
A
R
T
H
W
O
R
M
26
A
L
T
E
R
S
U
A
N
I
L
T
I
27
T
E
N
E
T
28
S
I
C
K
L
I
E
S
T
© 2000, The New York Times

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors
Across
1
F-111's bend paths (9) : WARPLANES
6
Measurement in Ankara, Turkey (5) : KARAT
9
Chump botched roles (5) : LOSER
10
Post that's sacred to mosque embedded with ring (5,4) : TOTEMPOLE
11
Endlessly break article's speed to provide a respite (9,5) : BREATHINGSPACE
13
Coward thrashed canterer (8) : RECREANT
15
Not allowed to hit back two balls? (5) : TABOO
18
Oaklanders ready property (5) : ASSET
19
Getting out "Lost in Space" for kids (8) : ESCAPING
21
Cheer about large horses, which to Latinos is comic (14) : HARLEQUINESQUE
25
Burrower damaged the marrow (9) : EARTHWORM
26
Mondale lacks capital, correct? (5) : ALTER
27
"X" an alien? You'd better believe it! (5) : TENET
28
Reaper clutches one saint that's least healthy (9) : SICKLIEST
Down
1
Vigorous spring (4) : WELL
2
Limits stops around two New England states (9) : RESTRICTS
3
It crawls right into molten rock (5) : LARVA
4
Making a mark on a "C" in cipher (8) : NOTCHING
5
Small and a little sleek (6) : SATINY
6
Book from India's king a hodgepodge of traumas (4,5) : KAMASUTRA
7
Reportedly was on a 70's show (5) : RHODA
8
The atomic particles possessing gravity -- they're heard again and again (5,5) : THEMESONGS
12
Most moralistic clergyman consumes a pop (10) : PREACHIEST
14
Leap up to beg around church (9) : ENTRECHAT
16
Quiet Bert cooked barbecue item (9) : BRIQUETTE
17
Is Yoko, with Jagger, almost equal? (8) : ISONOMIC
20
Beds in opening of Fisk University lots (6) : FUTONS
22
Again show part of "Murderer Unknown" (5) : RERUN
23
Booth delay (5) : STALL
24
Order humorist to accept Republican (4) : WRIT
Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

Found bugs or have suggestions?