XW Info

Thursday, November 15, 2012
by Andrew Reynolds
Thu 11/15/2012
ARBORROSSCID
PEABOELENIARE
EDITSADDONNRA
STREEPAWARDED
USOPENFOIL
AMIDNEEGLIDES
LANESARDUAAVA
AUFOAREMSTAG
MRIANSELHYENA
BIGSKYAMCESTS
THEECROOKS
MATADORNORDIC
UNIUMAMIAESOP
SINPANICFALLS
HAGNEROTREES
© 2012, The New York Times
1.___ Day, annual celebration of 71-Across : ARBOR
6.Clooney's "ER" role : ROSS
10.El ___ : CID
13.Soul singer Bryson : PEABO
14.1985 John Malkovich film : ELENI
16.A word with you : ARE
17.Cuts and pastes : EDITS
18.Supplement : ADDON
19.Org. that's a topic in "Bowling for Columbine" : NRA
20."The Iron Lady" star, 2011 : STREEP
22.Bestowed : AWARDED
24.One of the majors : USOPEN
26.It's a wrap : FOIL
27.In the thick of : AMID
30.Called previously : NEE
31.Moves effortlessly : GLIDES
33.They may be dedicated to cyclists : LANES
35."Per ___ ad astra" : ARDUA
37.Palindromic girl : AVA
38."___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
39.Something thrown over the side of a boat : OAR
41.911 responder: Abbr. : EMS
42.Moniker : TAG
43.Med. diagnostic : MRI
44.Photographer Adams : ANSEL
46.Animal in "The Lion King" : HYENA
48.Western conference name : BIGSKY
50."Breaking Bad" airer : AMC
52.Round figs. : ESTS
53.Prayer pronoun : THEE
54.Sheep herders : CROOKS
56.Hero with a cape? : MATADOR
58.Like some Winter Olympics events : NORDIC
61.Athlete's wear, informally : UNI
62.One of the five major taste sensations : UMAMI
64."Venus and the Cat" writer : AESOP
66.Sloth, e.g. : SIN
67.Wall Street worry : PANIC
68.Angel ___ : FALLS
69.Witchlike woman : HAG
70.Last Julio-Claudian emperor : NERO
71.There are six hidden in this puzzle in appropriate places : TREES
1.Donkey Kong, for one : APE
2.Boogeymen of 1950s politics : REDS
3.Trout's temptation : BAIT
4.Impose : OBTRUDE
5.Prize ring? : ROSES
6.Completes a magic trick, perhaps : REAPPEARS
7.Outdated : OLD
8.Body type : SEDAN
9.Persuade through razzle-dazzle : SNOW
10.Ticket information : CANDIDATES
11.Not applicable : IRRELEVANT
12.Out of electricity : DEAD
15.Lickety-split : INAFLASH
21.Long time : EON
23.Leader with a coat of arms showing three fleurs-de-lis : ROI
25.Always, poetically : EER
27.Gentle as ___ : ALAMB
28.French-speaking African land : MAURITANIA
29.Possible result of sectarianism : INFIGHTING
31.Orbit or Eclipse : GUM
32."War and Peace" and others : SAGAS
34.Absorbed : SOAKEDUP
36.Expensive cut of beef : DELMONICO
40.At least one : ANY
45.Hammer site : EAR
47.Spouse's agreement : YESDEAR
49.Yellow ___ : SEA
51.Bird call : COO
54.It may take a wrecking ball : CRANE
55.Parent company of Oscar Mayer : KRAFT
56.Cry to a leading team? : MUSH
57.Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : OMAN
59.Manhattan, e.g. : ISLE
60.___ Hamels, 2008 World Series M.V.P. : COLE
63.It was in orbit for 15 years : MIR
65.Some addenda, for short : PSS

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