Can You Solve This Westchester-Themed Crossword Puzzle?

Sharpen your pencils and clear your mind, because WM’s first-ever, custom-made crossword puzzle is now yours for the solving.


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Since April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites, we thought we’d reach out to puzzle-master extraordinaire Myles Mellor to craft a Westchester-themed brain teaser in observance of the occasion. So, sharpen your pencils and clear your mind, because WM’s first-ever, custom-made crossword puzzle is now yours for the solving. Good luck!

Across

1. Madam who first occupied Villa Lewaro

4. Home to the Rockefellers for four
generations

9. Band who sang “Take on Me”

11. Historic B’nai Israel, e.g.

13. Westchester portrait photographer

15. Try a cocktail

16. Roughly, as a suffix

17. Toaster’s glass

19. Tiffany illumination

22. Compass point

24. Grotesque face: City College of
New York has many of them

26. This is one

28. Total (3 words)

29. You may have a glass of this at the holidays

31. Yellowfin tuna

32.
First name of singer whose “mob photo” was taken at
the Westchester Premier Theater

34. Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead just played this theater in March

39. Historic gardens in Yonkers

40. “Nights in White ___” (1972 Moody Blues hit)

43. First name of a famous artist and architect who had a
recent exhibition at the Hudson River Museum

44. Nurse (abbr.)

45. Site of “The Rising” memorial to 9/11

 

Down

1. Westchester was no stranger to his Revolutionary army

2. Gothic Revival country house in Tarrytown

3. Emil Praeger, the designer of 7 Down, was one (abbr.)

5.
First name of the author, senior producer for the TV show Extra,
and Yonkers resident who wrote Something Beautiful Happened

6. This makes deliveries from a historic building on
Westchester Ave. in Port Chester

7. Historic span that recently went for a dip

8. First US Chief Justice, who lived at Bedford House

10. Printer maker

12. Miss at a rodeo

14. Basis for the Rockefellers’ wealth

18. Milk for all its worth

20. Westchester artist Anne de Villemejane’s husband

21. Revolutionary War major who has a memorial at the
Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow border

23. Female eponym of a Westchester highway

25. Westchester’s “Leatherman’s ___”

27. Quarropas in White Plains is one (abbr.)

30. Successful show

31. US news wire

33. Descriptive for a posh hotel in White Plains, perhaps

35. Melody

36. Hawaiian welcome wreath

37. One of the Marianas

38. Hero in Clancy novels

41. Angle or athlete prefix

42. “New” beginning

 


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