02.11.14 — Laundry

"The photograph shows Daniel's wife Irene in the kitchen of their flat in Partick. She is washing clothing in a tub using a washboard. Behind her, laundry is hanging from a pulley: every tenement flat had a pulley suspended from the kitchen ceiling."


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Puzzle by Matthew E. Paronto and Jeff Chen
Edited by Will Shortz

LAUNDRY LIST (55A. Extensive enumeration … or what’s formed by the  ends of 17-, 23-, 34- and 48-Across), CALL IT A WASH (17A. Say that neither side benefited), LEAVE HIGH AND DRY (23A. Strand), GO TO PRESS (34A. Start being printed) and RETURN TO THE FOLD (48A. Join a community again) constitute the interrelated group of this Tuesday crossword.

Other — BAD EGGS (44D. No-goodniks), DARK AGE (3D. Hardly a period of enlightenment), DATEABLE (9D. Suited to be a suitor), HERESY 63A. Reason for an inquisition), HOARDER (10D. More than a pack rat), IMPALES (1D. Stabs), JAIL and JOINT (31A. Monopoly square between Connecticut Avenue and St. Charles Place; 31D. 31-Across, slangily), OSSIFY (33D. Become inflexible), THE NORTH (35D. Civil War winning side).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
THE NEW YORK TIMES — Crossword Puzzles and Games.

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