Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday’s New York Times crossword puzzle solved: September 26, 2019

  • IDA Lupino was used yesterday.
  • Titan II was an ICBM discontinued in 1987. 
  • I know KAL Penn by face and resumé (He's Kumar!), but didn't know his name.
  • EL AL does indeed have planes with a blue stripe.
  • "Cos. with many connections" is ISPS, which is droll, but I had a hard time reading "cos." as "companies."
  • Singer SARA Evans is someone I don't know.
  • You manufacture plows?  SNO-Way!
  • Red ADAIR was an innovator in fighting oil well fires.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday’s New York Times Crossword Puzzle Solved: September 18, 2019

  • The shaded answers all end in an invisible pipe.  
  • The three big answers WATER TOWER, OIL PLATFORM, and GAS STATION almost have a theme going between them, but not quite.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday‘s New York Times Crossword Puzzle Solved: September 17, 2019

  • Who ever heard of a LAP CAT?  I put *KITTEN at first.
  • I never heard of the events of ARGO as "The Canadian Caper." It's because the rescuers used fake Canadian passports.
  • PHEASANTS: "they're game."