XW Info

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
by Ethan Cooper
Tue 10/2/2012
RICHTODOSIPSO
ECHOALISTNEON
FEATCARLAJEST
RIMSKYKORSAKOV
IPOEPI
SPOKENWORDALBUM
TAREDABEAMRNA
ALASCREPTSORT
PALERASEAUDIT
HUBBLETELESCOPE
RAWPAK
WHEELCOMPONENT
EASEUNIONDORA
DITZTELLYUNIX
SLAYSALEMPOPE
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1.Like the people on the Forbes 400 list : RICH
5.Mountains out of molehills : TODOS
10.___ facto : IPSO
14.Restatement? : ECHO
15.First group to get invites : ALIST
16.Like an "Open 24 hours" sign, perhaps : NEON
17.It's impressive : FEAT
18.Former French first lady ___ Bruni-Sarkozy : CARLA
19."Surely you ___" : JEST
20."The Tsar's Bride" composer : RIMSKYKORSAKOV
23.N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
24.Prefix with -logue : EPI
25.It has its own Grammy category : SPOKENWORDALBUM
34.Taken into account in terms of a container's weight : TARED
35.Crosswise, at sea : ABEAM
36.Some genetic coding, for short : RNA
37.Dramatic cry : ALAS
38.Sneaked : CREPT
39.Do some post office work : SORT
40.Crony : PAL
41.Wipe the board clean : ERASE
42.Possible result of doing questionable accounting : AUDIT
43.NASA launch of 1990 : HUBBLETELESCOPE
46.Untreated : RAW
47.Cricket World Cup powerhouse: Abbr. : PAK
48.Beginning of 20-, 25- or 43-Across : WHEELCOMPONENT
56.Minimal resistance : EASE
57.Coupling : UNION
58.Spanish-speaking explorer : DORA
60.Airhead : DITZ
61.Programme shower : TELLY
62.Operating system since 1969 : UNIX
63.Leave rolling in the aisles : SLAY
64.Witchcraft trials city : SALEM
65.John, Paul or John Paul : POPE
1.One who knows what it means to travel : REF
2.Cake decorator : ICER
3.Spiced Indian tea : CHAI
4.Feedback producers : HOTMIKES
5.Add for good measure : TACKON
6.Oil of ___ : OLAY
7.Straight-bladed dagger : DIRK
8.Home for Ibsen : OSLO
9.Observed intently : STAREDAT
10.Locked up : INJAIL
11.Furtive look : PEEK
12.Nothing to write home about : SOSO
13.Airing : ONTV
21.Went 80 or 90, say : SPED
22.___ folder : SPAM
25.Kind of infection : STAPH
26.Pacific island nation : PALAU
27.Toothbrush brand : ORALB
28."The ___ Home," 1996 Emilio Estevez film : WARAT
29.Carrying a lot? : OBESE
30.Push away : REPEL
31.Tortellini in ___ (Italian dish) : BRODO
32.Tear open : UNRIP
33.Not glossy, as a photo : MATTE
38.Army barber's specialties : CREWCUTS
39.Was obsequious, informally : SUCKEDUP
41.Israeli carrier : ELAL
42.___ example : ASAN
44.Light, as a conversation : BREEZY
45.Louis Braille or Louis Chevrolet : EPONYM
48.Joins as a couple : WEDS
49.Word repeated before "the gang's all here" : HAIL
50."Cómo ___?" : ESTA
51.Most eligible for service : ONEA
52.Grinding place : MILL
53.Firehouse fixture : POLE
54."What were you thinking?!" : NONO
55.Common game show prize : TRIP
59.Guitar, slangily : AXE

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