XW Info

Monday, January 14, 2013
by Steve Salmon
Mon 1/14/2013
ABSSWAGASTUTE
MACHALEREESES
UKEUNITSTANDS
LENDINGANEAR
ERIEANTONASA
TYCOBBDAVINCI
RECTILINEAR
MAMMAAECTAWNY
GREGKINNEAR
MISSENDTOASTS
TDSCLEATNERO
THEENDISNEAR
CAREENDEMOPIE
ABUSESOLEOETS
NETTLEWESTDST
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1.They get crunched in gyms : ABS
4.Pirate's loot : SWAG
8.Insightful : ASTUTE
14.Apple computer, informally : MAC
15.___ and hearty : HALE
16.___ Pieces : REESES
17.Hawaiian music maker, informally : UKE
18.The "U" in C.P.U. : UNIT
19.Bleachers : STANDS
20.Listening : LENDINGANEAR
23.Smallest Great Lake, by volume : ERIE
24.Composer Bruckner : ANTON
25.___ rule (normally) : ASA
28.First player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame : TYCOBB
30."Mona Lisa" painter : DAVINCI
33.Like the street grid of Midtown Manhattan : RECTILINEAR
36."___ mia!" : MAMMA
40.Nuclear agency established by H.S.T. : AEC
41.Yellowish brown, as a lion's coat : TAWNY
42.Oscar nominee for "As Good as It Gets" : GREGKINNEAR
45.Mail to the wrong address : MISSEND
46.Browns, as bread : TOASTS
51.6-point football scores : TDS
52.Gripper on an athlete's shoe : CLEAT
55.Emperor said to have fiddled while Rome burned : NERO
56.Apocalyptic warning ... or a hint to 20-, 33- and 42-Across : THEENDISNEAR
59.What speeding cars do around turns : CAREEN
62.Sample recording : DEMO
63.Dessert often served à la mode : PIE
64.Mistreats : ABUSES
65.Bar next to butter, maybe : OLEO
66.Aliens, for short : ETS
67.Stinging plant : NETTLE
68.Pioneer's direction : WEST
69.Summer clock schedule: Abbr. : DST
1.Necklace charm : AMULET
2.Establishment that makes a lot of dough? : BAKERY
3.Picturesque : SCENIC
4.Feng ___ (New Age concern) : SHUI
5.Aspirant : WANNABE
6.Put in a row : ALIGN
7.Suggest : GETAT
8.Munitions depot : ARSENAL
9.___ good example : SETA
10.Sign of sadness : TEAR
11.Ensign's org. : USN
12.Baseball great Williams : TED
13.Suffix with shepherd : ESS
21."In excelsis ___" : DEO
22."Not gonna happen" : NODICE
25.Once again : ANEW
26.Read, as a bar code : SCAN
27.Light and graceful : AIRY
29.Slow a car down : BRAKE
31.In ___ fertilization : VITRO
32.Once ___ while : INA
34.Wick holder : CANDLE
35.Perfect diving score : TEN
36.Bosses, collectively: Abbr. : MGMT
37.Dry as a bone : ARID
38.Meal in the military : MESS
39.Classic British roadsters : MGS
43.Infuriate : INCENSE
44.Occasionally : ATTIMES
47.___ Taylor (clothing retailer) : ANN
48.Oozed : SEEPED
49.Characteristics : TRAITS
50.Aching the most : SOREST
53.Give funds for : ENDOW
54.Singer with the 7x platinum single "Rolling in the Deep" : ADELE
56.Lab procedure : TEST
57.Dog trainer's "Follow!" : HEEL
58.Chimney black : SOOT
59.Bottle alternative : CAN
60.Lincoln, familiarly : ABE
61.Groove in a road : RUT

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