XW Info

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
by Pete Muller
Wed 10/10/2012
ABCOTHERASBAD
GRODRAMATHANE
HIPJOINTSHODGE
ABSORBPROPJET
SEENESPELSOL
TDSICEAGEKIA
SNAPJUDGMENT
USEASTANASSAM
STUMPJUMPERS
HEREMAILSSTS
PODGESTLCHIA
TIPJARSIDIOCY
ONEISFLAPJACKS
STANSPERSEKEN
SONNYDOMEDSRO
© 2012, The New York Times
1.1970 #1 hit with the lyric "Easy as ..." : ABC
4.Last option, often : OTHER
9.Equally poor : ASBAD
14.Miracle-___ : GRO
15.Soap genre : DRAMA
16.Macbeth or Macduff : THANE
17.Surgically replaceable body parts : HIPJOINTS
19.With 49-Across, jumble : HODGE
20.Sop up : ABSORB
21.Many a corporate plane : PROPJET
23.On videotape, say : SEEN
24.Supposed skill of some hotline operators : ESP
27.The sun, in Spain : ELSOL
28.Some INTs result in them : TDS
29.When mammoths roamed : ICEAGE
31.Sedona automaker : KIA
33.On-the-spot appraisal : SNAPJUDGMENT
36."___ directed" : USEAS
39.Sun-kissed : TAN
40.Tea-growing Indian state : ASSAM
41.Classic mountain bikes : STUMPJUMPERS
44.H.R.H. part : HER
45.Alternative to texts : EMAILS
46.Manhattan's crosstown arteries: Abbr. : STS
49.See 19-Across : PODGE
52.Cards, on scoreboards : STL
53.Green "pet" : CHIA
54.Bar musicians may put them out : TIPJARS
56.Total nonsense : IDIOCY
58."___ the loneliest number" : ONEIS
59.Serving with syrup : FLAPJACKS
62.Lee and Laurel : STANS
63.As such : PERSE
64.Merry Prankster Kesey : KEN
65.The hotheaded Corleone : SONNY
66.Protected from rainouts, say : DOMED
67.Sellout sign : SRO
1.Terror-struck : AGHAST
2.Greased the palm of : BRIBED
3.Thickets : COPSES
4.Foot problem : ODOR
5.Manhattan film festival locale : TRIBECA
6.___ Solo (Ford role) : HAN
7.Defib operator : EMT
8.Sing like Tom Waits : RASP
9.Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
10.Hits the "Add to Cart" button and then continues, say : SHOPS
11.Elicitors of groans : BADJOKES
12.Actress Jolie : ANGELINA
13.Bug repellent : DEET
18.Stewart in the "Wordplay" documentary : JON
22.Action hero's underwater breathing aid : REED
25.Body part that may be deviated : SEPTUM
26.Nightwear ... or a hidden feature of 17-, 21-, 33-, 41-, 54- and 59-Across? : PAJAMAS
29.Clouseau, e.g.: Abbr. : INSP
30.Defensive excavation : GUNPIT
32.PIN requester : ATM
33."Casablanca" pianist : SAM
34.Needle-nosed swimmers : GARS
35.Ed.'s workload : MSS
36.Work the aisles, informally : USH
37.Put on, as pants : STEPINTO
38.Like some Turks and Georgians : EUROPEAN
42.Give the raspberry : JEER
43.Basic orbital path : ELLIPSE
46.Tases, say : SHOCKS
47.Bygone Wall Street device : TICKER
48.Refuses : SAYSNO
50.Spirit of Islamic myth : DJINN
51.Like a blowhard : GASSY
53."The Bourne Supremacy" org. : CIA
54.Eject from the game : TOSS
55.Dirty Harry's org. : SFPD
57.Handled the music at a rave : DJED
60.DiCaprio, to pals : LEO
61.Escort's offering : ARM

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