Print this page print icon     Close this Window

Puzzle #190 March 2017  "Doctor Statistician"

Parentheses around a clue mean that a letter must be omitted from the answer before it will fit in the grid. Numbers in parentheses indicate lengths of answers, an asterisk * indicates a capitalized word, and a hash mark # a foreign word.


Across

  1. (Sign items have to excite) (6)
  2. Observe law and make blind (4)
  3. Bind me in copper (6)
  4. Grand brew brought back (5)
  5. (Former animal loses tail to get bigger) (6)
  6. (Work is execrable to a peer) (7)
  7. Sculpture's height adjusted by removal of rod (6)
  8. In 60 minutes, Henry's time for a shift (4)
  9. ( in formal expression) (4)
  10. Direct renewed trust (6)
  11. Slow down to include sign for copal, e.g. (5)
  12. *Mystery entry (4, 7)
  13. *Nobelist author is longer (?) around town (6)
  14. True point of view in dispute (6)
  15. Clear wrong city in theft (7)
  16. Large arsenal has cogwheels (5)
  17. *A rustic man, Yankee singer Simon (5)
  18. *(A short drive around a country in Europe) (5)
  19. View that's perceived with the ears (5)
  20. *(City has ten in trouble) (6)
  21. Speak softly with police in jail (4)
  22. Weapon of negation (3)
  23. (Go back, I hear, and sow again) (6)

Down

  1. (Discredit naughty child – every one) (7)
  2. After Peter Rosen's swinging party (6)
  3. What's inside fermenting isn't real (8)
  4. Cousin leaves us mint (4)
  5. Governess expected Nan to dance (6)
  6. (Exotic reptile will have moved slowly) (5)
  7. (To marry is to get dragged) (5)
  8. Bizarre street extent (7)
  9. Misbehaving terrier loses right to withdraw (6)
  10. Run into stop and fold (6)
  11. Registered old hill for Turner (5)
  12. Delight of Earl recently deceased (5)
  13. Georgia city's wild ox (4)
  14. (Small, stylish, and hard) (5)
  15. Deal with menace sans heroin (5)
  16. Eli turned back after Republican race (5)
  17. Deal involving harbor boat (5)
  18. (Deleting period talk) (7)
  19. #Crepes cooked without real Italian fish (5)
  20. Shy southern fish (5)
  21. (Frame of comfort and latitude) (5)
  22. (Provide next novelty in education) (6)
  23. Look of guard with weapon (6)