XW Info

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
by David Steinberg
Wed 1/2/2013
FROOTKWAIICBM
LORNANASTRARA
OHAREOGLEONIN
RELABELRUNWAY
MOSLEMSEEN
PCPASSAYER
ALASSTRANSECT
YEPODORIZEYAH
SANTAANATORRE
EPHEDRATER
JANECAESAR
SORARENONARAB
EARNPOETSNORE
GNATUVEAETTAS
ONUSBOLLLOOPS
© 2013, The New York Times
1.With 71-Across, breakfast choice ... or a punny hint to this puzzle's theme : FROOT
6.River in a 1957 hit movie : KWAI
10.SALT topic : ICBM
14.Singer/actress Luft : LORNA
15.Boss Tweed lampooner : NAST
16.___ avis : RARA
17.Midwest hub : OHARE
18.Eye : OGLE
19.Words after "come" or "go" : ONIN
20.Mark down for a sale, say : RELABEL
22.Model's path : RUNWAY
24."Lawrence of Arabia" figure : MOSLEM
27.Spotted : SEEN
28.Angel dust, briefly : PCP
30.Ore tester : ASSAYER
32."Amo, amas, I love ___" : ALASS
34.Cut crosswise : TRANSECT
38.Slangy affirmative : YEP
39.Make scents of? : ODORIZE
42.Cry of derision : YAH
43.Hot desert wind : SANTAANA
45.Yankees manager before Girardi : TORRE
47.F.D.A.-banned diet pill ingredient : EPHEDRA
50.Thrice, on an Rx : TER
51.With 35-Down, fictional heroine who says "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me" : JANE
53.Augustus ___ : CAESAR
55.Hit for Guy Lombardo in 1937 and Jimmy Dorsey in 1957 : SORARE
57.Jewish or Iranian, e.g. : NONARAB
61.Make : EARN
62.Auden or Aiken : POET
65.[Bo-o-oring!] : SNORE
66.Swarm member : GNAT
67.Layer of the eye : UVEA
68.Singers James and Jones : ETTAS
69.Hard thing to carry : ONUS
70.Meal for a weevil : BOLL
71.See 1-Across : LOOPS
1.Dona ___ (1976 Sonia Braga role) : FLOR
2.Architect Mies van der ___ : ROHE
3.Like much folklore : ORAL
4.Things that lead to mergers? : ONRAMPS
5.Billy Blanks fitness system : TAEBO
6.Small hills : KNOLLS
7.Tail movement : WAG
8.Talking with one's hands: Abbr. : ASL
9.Roman road : ITER
10.Laundry staff : IRONERS
11.Request for group permission : CANWE
12.Jones once of the Stones : BRIAN
13.Oodles : MANY
21.Tikkanen of hockey : ESA
23.Newsgroup system since 1980 : USENET
25.Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
26.Husband, in France : MARI
28."No more!," e.g. : PLEA
29.___ Crunch : CAPN
31.Bosox nickname of old : YAZ
32.Sorrowful cries : AYS
33.Melodramatic series, in slang : SOAPER
35.See 51-Across : EYRE
36.Mystery author John Dickson ___ : CARR
37.Everyday article : THE
40.Morse unit : DAH
41.10 sawbucks : ONEC
44.The Ricardos, to the Mertzes : TENANTS
46.Italian city that is the title setting of a Walpole novel : OTRANTO
48.Prom tux, usually : RENTAL
49.Japan's largest active volcano : ASO
51.Actress Pflug : JOANN
52.Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
54.Photographer Adams : ANSEL
55.___ lily : SEGO
56.Digital book file extension : EPUB
58.___-Rooter : ROTO
59.Give ___ (care) : ARAP
60.Gershwin opera heroine : BESS
63.Egg head? : OVO
64.Fish contained in unadon : EEL

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