05.08.15 — The Friday Crossword


Friday, May 8, 2015

Puzzle by Ian Livengood / Edited by Will Shortz

Of interest — ANIMAL and ELK (18A. See 48-Across; 48A. Official 18-Across of Utah),; ANKLE MONITOR (7D. Flight preventer); COACH K (43D. Leader of five N.C.A.A. basketball championships for Duke, informally); CORDELIA (49A.Shakespearean sister); ELECTRIC FAN (38A. Hummer of the summer); GREEK GOD and EROS (60A. 25-Across, for one; 25A. Winged figure of myth); HESSIAN (35A. Participant in the Battle of Saratoga, 1777); KETEL ONE (19A. Masago, at a sushi bar); NAVAL (33D Like the historical Battle of Lepanto, 1571); NEWS HOLE (58A. Space in a paper available for journalism); NOISEMAKERS (24D. Detritus on New Year’s morning); ROGER FEDERER (20D. Five-in-a-row U.S. Open winner); SCAT (36D. “Beat it!“); SIMON COWELL (12D. Fox hunt leader of old); “SKI Utah!“ (state license plate slogan); SNAPCHAT (1A. Instagram alternative); STONE MASONS (31A. Blockheads?). 


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

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