XW Info

Friday, November 2, 2012
by Derek Bowman
Fri 11/2/2012
EASYTHERETIGER
SQUAREPEGOPERA
PUPPYLOVEBATIN
NASAEXERCISING
TINYLAST
ELKCARIBESRAT
POISEENYAAIDA
ENDLESSSTRUGGLE
EGGYLITHREHAB
SEASUNSETSTIO
LINESHAM
SCARYSPICEIPSE
OOHEDSNOWFALLS
JEANESCREAMOUT
UNDERTHEBRIDGE
© 2012, The New York Times
1.With 10-Across, "Down, boy!" : EASYTHERE
10.See 1-Across : TIGER
15.Something that's hardly fitting? : SQUAREPEG
16.High-culture work : OPERA
17.Crush, say : PUPPYLOVE
18.Drive home : BATIN
19.Grp. organizing booster shots : NASA
20.Like some sweaters : EXERCISING
22.Very insignificant : TINY
24.Have legs : LAST
25.Leather variety : ELK
28.Piranhas : CARIBES
31.No-goodnik : RAT
34.Model quality : POISE
36."Paint the Sky With Stars" singer : ENYA
37."Written in the Stars" musical : AIDA
38.Battle of good versus evil, e.g. : ENDLESSSTRUGGLE
41.Like many batters : EGGY
42.Neighbor of Lat. : LITH
43.Place to get clean : REHAB
44.___ legs : SEA
45.Western phenomena : SUNSETS
47.Barrio kinsman : TIO
48.Very short note : LINE
50.Bogus : SHAM
52.1990s girl group member with a tongue piercing : SCARYSPICE
56.___ dixit : IPSE
60.Voiced admiration : OOHED
61.They're measured in 55-Downs : SNOWFALLS
63.Astrologer Dixon : JEANE
64.Be extremely conspicuous : SCREAMOUT
65.With 66-Across, like water that's behind you? : UNDER
66.See 65-Across : THEBRIDGE
1."1st and 10" airer : ESPN
2.44-Across shade : AQUA
3.Doesn't merely snack : SUPS
4.Lecture, say : YAPAT
5.Whirl : TRY
6.Capital along Interstate 15 : HELENA
7.It forms a strong bond : EPOXYRESIN
8.Topic de Freud : REVE
9.Hungarian city that has hosted two World Puzzle Championships : EGER
10."This Boy's Life" author Wolff : TOBIAS
11."Not for me" : IPASS
12.Not make a mistake on something : GETITRIGHT
13.Land o' blarney : ERIN
14.Was like a bell : RANG
21.Like a bell : CLEAR
23.Drink brand with a polar bear mascot : ICEE
25.Equipment for pentathletes : EPEES
26.Eraser head? : LONGE
27.1962 film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer : KIDGALAHAD
29.R&D locales: Abbr. : INSTS
30.In droves : BYTHESCORE
32.Estes was his 1956 running mate : ADLAI
33.Once-faddish aerobics regimen : TAEBO
35.Apt to artifice : SLY
37.It's always increasing : AGE
39.Turns sharply : SLUES
40.Constellation animal : URSA
45.Tom of "Tomorrow" : SNYDER
46.What's used for site-seeing? : THEWEB
49.The "you" in the lyric "I'll see you in my dreams" : IRENE
51.Heat source? : MIAMI
52.Korean liquor similar to sake : SOJU
53.Either director of 2010's "True Grit" : COEN
54.Nudge alternative : PSST
55.See 61-Across : INCH
57.Lumber : PLOD
58.Hard punch : SLUG
59.Toward the Atlantic, in Mexico : ESTE
62.A ways away : FAR

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