XW Info

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
by Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Tue 11/13/2012
MELDSJAYSLAMP
UMIAKALECERAS
SCARYMETAPHORS
KENNYGIMEANIT
YEAVACSPERON
MOLOKAIFAD
IMBADSYRRASTA
DRUNKIFAINKED
LOTSAGABSAYSO
ECTUNLINKS
TILESLARYYEP
HONOREDAMPERE
OBSESSIONOASIS
EEKSUNDOVNECK
DRYSPOETESSAY
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1.Blends : MELDS
6.Sox rival : JAYS
10.Tiffany collectible : LAMP
14.Walrus-skin boat : UMIAK
15.Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
16.Chapters in history : ERAS
17.Like some amusement park rides : SCARY
18.They're sometimes mixed : METAPHORS
20.Saxophonist with the 12x platinum album "Breathless" : KENNYG
22."Seriously!" : IMEANIT
23.Vote in favor : YEA
24.Dust busters, for short : VACS
27.The Evita of "Evita" : PERON
28.Father Damien's island : MOLOKAI
30.Angry Birds, e.g., in 2010 : FAD
32.Repeated Michael Jackson lyric in a 1987 hit : IMBAD
35.Neighbor of Iraq: Abbr. : SYR
36.Many a Bob Marley fan : RASTA
38.Wasted : DRUNK
39."___ Man Answers" (1962 film) : IFA
40.Blackened (in) : INKED
41.Plenty of, casually : LOTSA
42.Talk and talk : GAB
43.Final approval : SAYSO
44.Outside: Prefix : ECT
45.Disconnects, as a Web address : UNLINKS
47.Mah-jongg draws : TILES
50.N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Yale ___ : LARY
51."You betcha!" : YEP
54.Decorated, say : HONORED
56.Current measure : AMPERE
58.Calvin Klein perfume : OBSESSION
61.Mirage, maybe : OASIS
62.Comics shrieks : EEKS
63.Edit command : UNDO
64.Sweater style : VNECK
65.Teetotalers : DRYS
66.Worker with a lot of stress? : POET
67.Maureen Dowd piece : ESSAY
1.Like some perfume : MUSKY
2.Host a roast, e.g. : EMCEE
3.Jungle vine : LIANA
4."Phooey!" : DARN
5.Spirit in a blue bottle : SKYYVODKA
6.Bottleneck : JAM
7."Dark" quaff : ALE
8.Elusive legend : YETI
9.Dish made with garlic butter : SCAMPI
10."The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
11."Black Swan" director Darren : ARONOFSKY
12.Steeps in a liquid with herbs and spices : MARINATES
13."Hey!" : PSST
19.Start to peak? : PEE
21.Guy's partner : GAL
25.Back up, as a loan : COSIGN
26.2012 Bond film ... or a hint to six other Down answers in this puzzle : SKYFALL
28.Provides with personnel : MANS
29.Oil-rich region : ARABIA
31.Joint groove : DADO
32.Goofing off : IDLE
33.Nickname for Reggie Jackson : MROCTOBER
34.Busybody : BUTTINSKY
36.Investing all one's money in a penny stock, say : RISKYMOVE
37.Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
45.Depletes : USESUP
46.Big inits. for hunters : NRA
48.Good earth : LOESS
49.Triage areas, briefly : ERS
51.Toadies' responses : YESES
52.___ Kane, Susan Lucci's Emmy-winning role : ERICA
53.Like a mosquito : PESKY
54.Broke ground? : HOED
55.Green critter in the Sinclair gas logo : DINO
57.Nasty reviews : PANS
59.Lofty tribute : ODE
60."That's ___ funny!" : NOT

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