07.11.14 — The Friday Crossword

Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker,
Star Wars Episode III, Revenge of the Sith


Friday, July 11, 2014

Puzzle by Victor Fleming and Sam Ezersky
Edited by Will Shortz

Across — 1. Displeases one’s buds?, TASTES BAD; 10. Dart maker … or dart, DODGE; 15. R.V. park hookup option, SEWER LINE; 16. When New York’s Central Park closes, ONE A M; 17. Snack in a gym bag, ENERGY BAR; 18. Clog, GUM UP; 19. Phrase cooed en espanol, TE AMO; 20. Opposite of miniature, KING SIZE; 22. Uses a 49-Down, SITS; 23. People thank God when it comes, FRIDAY; 25. What Kramer often called Seinfeld, JER; 26. Joseph of ice cream, EDY; 27. Art ROONEY, Steelers owner for 55 years; 28. Cops, in slang, POPO; 29. Moon views?, BUTTS; 30. “Weiner Fauen” composer, LEHAR; 31. They might like your comments, FACEBOOK FRIENDS; 36. N.F.L. team that went 0-16 in 2008, LIONS; 37. Have an itch, YEARN; 38. Duncan of Obama’s cabinet, ARNE; 39. Impound lot charge, TOWAGE; 41. Jump start?, JAY; 44. Gomer Pyle, e.g.: Abbr., PFC; 45. Trees used to make shoe trees, CEDARS; 46. Enfant bearer, MERE; 47. Ad mascot in sunglasses, JOE CAMEL; 49. Spanish soccer club, for short, BARCA; 50. Spirit, ARDOR; 51. Outerwear for moguls?, SKI PARKAS; 54. Battery for many a toy, C CELL; 55. Like a 1938 Andrew Jackson stamp, SEVEN-CENT; 56. Writer featured in “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”, KESEY; 57. 409 and 410, but not 411, AREA CODES.

Down — Scary little sucker, TSETSE; 2. 12-book classic, AENEID; 3. Like many exercisers, SWEATY; 4. The “2x” and “5” in 2x + 5, e.g., TERMS; 5. Accordingly, ERGO; 6. Designing, SLY; 7. Restaurant accessory, BIB; 8. Knight who fell to the dark side, ANAKIN SKYWALKER; 9. Knock sharply, DERIDE; 10. Spot, to a tot, DOGGY; 11. Large charge, ONUS; 12. Cousin of a carafe, DEMIJOHN; 13. It may cover a tear, GAUZE PAD; 14. Power line?, EMPERORS; 21. Unfavorable reply, NAY; 23. Shot, informally, FOTO; 24. Tiller attachment?, ROTO; 27. Coats put on at barbecues, RUBS; 28. Part for a whack job?, PEEN; 29. Well, in Rome, BENE; 30. Old change in the Vatican, LIRE; 32. Hotcake, FLAPJACK; 32. Jet pack?, AIR FORCE; 33. Cries uncle, CONCEDES; 34. What chickens have, FEAR; 35. Clothing, colloquially, RAGS; 39. Pro TEM; 40. Seat of Ector County, Tex., ODESSA; 41. Moved like a whiptail, JERKED; 42. Apprehended by a small group, ARCANE; 43. Brewers’ supplies, YEASTS; 45. Pop singer CARLY Rae Jepsen; 46. Cry in a swimming pool game, MARCO; 48. He had a 1948 #1 hit with “Nature Boy”, COLE; 49. Judge’s perch, BANC; 52. “’I’VE no idea”; 53. Kind of gravel, PEA.


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

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