Monday, January 26, 2015
Puzzle by Ian Livengood / Edited by Will Shortz
FRESH START (56A. New beginning … or what 16-, 23-, 31-, 38- and 46-Across each have?), e.g., FRESH, FLIP, SMART, PERT, BOLD and FORWARD, constitutes the main feature of this friendly Monday crossword:
FLIP WILSON (16A. 1970s comedian whom Time magazine dubbed “TV‘s First Black superstar“)
SMART COOKIE (23A. Clever person)
PERT PLUS (31A. Shampoo in a green bottle)
BOLD TEXT (38A. Type meant to stand out)
FORWARD PASS (45A. Counterpart to a lateral)
Other — AGREE (13A. What subjects and verbs should do), BOSCH (41D. “The Garden of Earthly Delights“ artist), “Rebel Without a CAUSE”, ERIE CANAL (3D. Albany-to-Buffalo waterway), FISTS (45D. What boxing gloves cover), KLINK (10D. “Hogan’s Heroes” colonel), LEMON TART (32D. Tangy teatime offering, PADDY WAGON (27D. Police van), SENIOR PROM (9D. Tuxedo rental occasion).
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