XW Info

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
by John Farmer
Tue 1/1/2013
ABODEFLINTFOX
RUBESRADARATE
EXAMSABOLITION
TOMEAPRDCAREA
EMANCIPATION
TAKETOTSARS
CUBISMSIMMOO
ABRAHAMLINCOLN
SEANASNEARLY
ARTOOROBINS
PROCLAMATION
CAMEBYANELOVE
OFSLAVERYZOWIE
BRRCELIASTAND
BOPHYMANASSES
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1.Dacha or villa : ABODE
6.Rock used to make sparks : FLINT
11.Equine : horse :: vulpine : ___ : FOX
14.Unsophisticated sorts : RUBES
15.Storm tracker : RADAR
16.Dined : ATE
17.End-of-semester doings : EXAMS
18.With 61-Across, goal of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe : ABOLITION
20.Big book : TOME
21.Disclosure to a loan applicant: Abbr. : APR
22.U.S. capital and environs : DCAREA
23.With 51-Across, presidential order signed on January 1, 1863 : EMANCIPATION
26.Hit it off with : TAKETO
27.Old Russian leaders : TSARS
31.Art movement for Picasso : CUBISM
34.Scrooge player Alastair : SIM
36.Stockyard call : MOO
37.With 39-Across, signer of the 23-/51-Across : ABRAHAM
39.See 37-Across : LINCOLN
42.Jetsam locale : SEA
43.Rapper with the #1 album "Hip Hop Is Dead" : NAS
45.Almost : NEARLY
46.___-Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
49.Signs of spring : ROBINS
51.See 23-Across : PROCLAMATION
56.Acquired with little or no effort : CAMEBY
59.TV's Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
60.Romance : LOVE
61.See 18-Across : OFSLAVERY
63."Holy Toledo!" : ZOWIE
64."It's f-f-freezing!" : BRR
65.Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
66.Lectern : STAND
67.Jazz style : BOP
68.Rickover known as the Father of the Nuclear Navy : HYMAN
69.Imbeciles : ASSES
1.Mountain ridge : ARETE
2.Big-bosomed : BUXOM
3.Time's Person of the Year for 2008 and 2012 : OBAMA
4.Loss of faculties : DEMENTIA
5.Beginning of summer? : ESS
6.Fruity iced beverage : FRAPPE
7.Runners of experiments : LABRATS
8.Nuptial vow : IDO
9.Old-time actress Nita : NALDI
10.Knit fabric in lingerie and swimwear : TRICOT
11.Like a fly ball off the foul pole : FAIR
12.Tribe encountered by Lewis and Clark : OTOE
13.Lucy Lawless title role : XENA
19.Bronzes : TANS
21.Quarterback Troy : AIKMAN
24.Legal tender : CASH
25.Labor : TOIL
28.Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
29.Move on casters : ROLL
30.LG Electronics competitor : SONY
31.House in Havana : CASA
32.Above, in Berlin : UBER
33.Misbehaver : BRAT
35.Role for diminutive Verne Troyer in "Austin Powers" films : MINIME
38.Artist Chagall : MARC
40."99 Luftballons" singer, 1984 : NENA
41.Made a random selection, in a way : CASTLOTS
44.Sunny rooms : SOLARIA
47.German auto make : OPEL
48.Jerry of stage and screen : ORBACH
50.Canopy tree : BANYAN
52.Comment from a kvetcher : OYVEY
53.Early Great Plains residents : IOWAS
54.Sheeplike : OVINE
55.Imperatives : NEEDS
56.All-time career batting average leader : COBB
57.Early Michael Jackson hairstyle : AFRO
58.Car sticker fig. : MSRP
62.Tree in many street names : ELM
63.When doubled, a Gabor : ZSA

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