XW Info

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
by Peter A. Collins
Tue 1/15/2013
BAITICANTHOOK
ULNANOUSEORSO
NORMSHEETNITS
THEPAPERCHASE
SADMIRETHNIC
DIRECTROUTES
WAHINEOASAVI
HUEVORODPATEN
ERRAOLFINERY
LABASSISTANT
PLINTHOTTRAT
CAUGHTUNAWARE
CRIBREICEABLE
DUDEAREASIBET
REELYARNSFISH
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Switch's partner : BAIT
5.Defeatist's words : ICANT
10.Velcro component : HOOK
14.It extends from the elbow : ULNA
15.Futile : NOUSE
16.Approximately : ORSO
17.Expected outcome : NORM
18.Pillowcase go-with : SHEET
19.Cavils : NITS
20.1973 film for which John Houseman was named Best Supporting Actor : THEPAPERCHASE
23.Melancholy : SAD
24.Soviet launch of 1986 : MIR
25.Like some restaurants : ETHNIC
28.Shortest paths : DIRECTROUTES
31.Surfer girl, maybe : WAHINE
34.Grp. that suspended Honduras in 2009 : OAS
35.Bird: Prefix : AVI
36.Egg: Sp. : HUEVO
37.Serling or Steiger : ROD
38.Eucharist plate : PATEN
40.Slip up : ERR
41.Chat room inits. : AOL
42.Sunday best : FINERY
43.Igor, for one : LABASSISTANT
47.Column base : PLINTH
48.Slugger Mel : OTT
49.Squeal (on) : RAT
52.Blindsided : CAUGHTUNAWARE
56.Hip-hopper's home : CRIB
58.Treat again, as a sprain : REICE
59.Up to the challenge : ABLE
60.Guy : DUDE
61.Regions : AREAS
62."Like that'll ever happen" : IBET
63.Film unit : REEL
64.Things spun by old salts : YARNS
65.Something hidden in 20-, 28-, 43- and 52-Across ... or landed with the help of 1-, 10-, 37- and 63-Across : FISH
1.Baseball taps : BUNTS
2."Welcome to Honolulu!" : ALOHA
3.How losses appear on a ledger : INRED
4.Pat (down) : TAMP
5.Motivate : INSPIRE
6.Stick together : COHERE
7.Violinist Leopold : AUER
8.Fraction of a fraction of a min. : NSEC
9.Ties : TETHERS
10.Main part of Japan : HONSHU
11.Get situated : ORIENTATE
12.German direction : OST
13.Bout-ending slugs : KOS
21.___ acid : AMINO
22.___ Z : ATO
26."If ___ catch you ...!" : IEVER
27.TV spinoff of 2004 : CSINY
28.Stock payout: Abbr. : DIV
29.Loses ardor : COOLS
30.Smidgen : TAD
31.Young dog : WHELP
32.Hearing-related : AURAL
33.Weed-killer : HERBICIDE
37.Prince's père : ROI
38.Ship of 1492 : PINTA
39.Tiny sugar-lover : ANT
41.Color akin to silver : ASHGRAY
42.Obesity : FATNESS
44.Women's tennis champ Medina : ANABEL
45.Original Beatle Sutcliffe : STU
46.Bird with a colorful bill : TOUCAN
49.Temple head : RABBI
50.Van Gogh home for a while : ARLES
51.Choppers : TEETH
53.Daughter of Cronus : HERA
54.Layer : TIER
55.Cosette, e.g., in "Les Misérables" : WAIF
56.Burnable data holder: Abbr. : CDR
57.Regret : RUE

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