XW Info

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
by Joe DiPietro
Wed 11/14/2012
AMPEDSAGALETA
COREAOLOGYIOU
HOOKYLADDERERG
ESSSOMEIWISH
DEYPOINTYSHOOT
CLAMTIETO
PIOUSMENAOHMY
MINTTEAARAPAHO
SISIARCSPERON
SERIASPED
PARTYPARCELYDS
ILOSETONIFAN
ZIPFAIRYSQUARE
ZEEUNTILUNSER
ANDLOOPYEATIT
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Excited, informally : AMPED
6.Katey of "Married ... With Children" : SAGAL
11.What a clock checker might want to know, in brief : ETA
14.Jazzman Chick : COREA
15.Science suffix : OLOGY
16.Chit : IOU
17.Aid for skipping out of school? : HOOKYLADDER
19.Physics unit : ERG
20.What opens and closes safes? : ESS
21."Try ___" : SOME
22."If only" : IWISH
24.Susan of "The Partridge Family" : DEY
25.Sharp-edged plant growth? : POINTYSHOOT
28.Blabber's opposite : CLAM
30.Connect with : TIETO
31.Dutifully reverent : PIOUS
33.Actress Suvari, co-star of "American Pie" : MENA
34."Jeepers!" : OHMY
38.Herbal drink : MINTTEA
40.Allies of the Cheyenne : ARAPAHO
42.Emphatic Spanish assent : SISI
43.Rockets' paths : ARCS
45.1950s coup victim : PERON
46.Opera ___ : SERIA
48.Did 80, say : SPED
49.Shipment of noisemakers, e.g.? : PARTYPARCEL
53.Running back's stat: Abbr. : YDS
56."You win" : ILOSE
57.Novelist Morrison : TONI
58.One shooting the breeze? : FAN
59."___ your lip!" : ZIP
60.Area of town where the supernatural hang out? : FAIRYSQUARE
64.Final letter : ZEE
65.Up to : UNTIL
66.Auto-racing family name : UNSER
67.Y : Spanish :: ___ : English : AND
68.Daft : LOOPY
69.First Top 40 hit for Weird Al Yankovic : EATIT
1.Needed a massage, say : ACHED
2.State animal of Maine : MOOSE
3.Prisoners who write tediously? : PROSYCONS
4.Reggae's ___-A-Mouse : EEK
5.A previous time : DAYSPAST
6."Same goes for me" : SOAMI
7.Spaghetti specification : ALDENTE
8.Mount Olympus dweller : GOD
9.Bio figure : AGE
10.Apollo, for one, musically speaking : LYRIST
11.Children's song refrain : EIEIO
12.Arms flank it : TORSO
13.Zero : AUGHT
18.Tapestry-making device : LOOM
23.Shout of exuberance : WHOOPEE
26."Tony n' ___ Wedding" : TINAS
27.Wine bottle datum : YEAR
29.Minstrels, often : LUTISTS
31.U.K. V.I.P.'s : PMS
32.First Super Bowl that was actually called a Super Bowl : III
33.Santa ___ : MARIA
35.Robust religious observance? : HARDYFAST
36.Old unit of conductance : MHO
37.In the distance : YON
39.Dodge bullet dodger : EARP
41.Sewn-on decoration : APPLIQUE
44.Traditional family vacation : CARTRIP
47.Quite the looker : EYEFUL
48.D.C. 100: Abbr. : SENS
49.Something delivered in a box : PIZZA
50.Not native : ALIEN
51.Cordoned (off) : ROPED
52.With faux shyness : COYLY
54.Words before ask or suggest : DAREI
55.Comic strip canine : SNERT
61."I'll take that as ___" : ANO
62.Skater Midori : ITO
63.Italian article : UNA

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