NYT Thursday Puzzle – February 13, 2014

NYT Thursday Puzzle - February 13, 2014

Theme: “MAD” Rebus
15D. 1963 movie with the tagline “Everybody who’s ever been funny is in it!” = “It’s a MAD MAD MAD MAD World”
27A. Fleet = ArMADa
30A. One on the move = NoMAD
32A. 1968 Beatles hit – Lady MADonna

37A. Member of the familia – MADre
1D. Carrier of plates = ArMADillo

25D. Caused a stir = MADe waves
25A. Sportscaster who lent his name to a popular video game series = MADden

45D. Musical middle name = AMADeus
48A. Woman = MADam

56D. Arabic name meaning “highly praised” = AhMAD
60A. Corona alternative = SaM Adams

Figuring out the rebus came easily to me since it was the only way to make the answer to 15-Down fit.

Note: The day before this puzzle appeared, Sid Caesar, one of the many comedians who appeared in “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” died at age 91.

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