XW Info

Saturday, November 3, 2012
by Milo Beckman
Sat 11/3/2012
AIRQUOTESMPAA
CHEATSHEETYOST
HOTTAMALESASTI
EPAHALPURITAN
SEISNIPNAMING
ONNOWAQUAVITAE
NOEVILRAMIS
TRINESWINTER
EGESTSERIES
WATTMETERDUGAT
AMORALDELEHLE
ROTUNDAFOXTSE
ARABEXXONMOBIL
CELLREORGANIZE
ESSEDOMINATES
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Sarcasm indicator : AIRQUOTES
10.Rating org. : MPAA
14.It may give you a final answer : CHEATSHEET
16.Baseball's Eddie who was nicknamed "The Walking Man" : YOST
17.Real head-turners : HOTTAMALES
18.Vino place : ASTI
19.Antagonistic org. in "The Simpsons Movie" : EPA
20.Speaker of the film line "This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it" : HAL
21.Libertine's opposite : PURITAN
23.Spanish cardinal : SEIS
25.Fall sensation : NIP
27.Activity studied in onomastics : NAMING
28.Currently playing : ONNOW
30.Brandy or whiskey : AQUAVITAE
32.What a monkey may see or hear : NOEVIL
34."Groundhog Day" director : RAMIS
35.Groups of three : TRINES
37.Nuclear ___ : WINTER
40.Discharge : EGEST
42.Season finale? : SERIES
44.Electrical room device : WATTMETER
48.Probed : DUGAT
49.Not likely to judge : AMORAL
50.First of 50: Abbr. : DEL
52.Jennifer of the BBC production "Pride and Prejudice" : EHLE
53.Capitol Hill sight : ROTUNDA
55.Young hunk, say : FOX
57.Cyrillic letter between kha and che : TSE
58.Desert mount : ARAB
59.Union in 1999 news : EXXONMOBIL
62.Kind of tower : CELL
63.Modify an order? : REORGANIZE
64.Forum being : ESSE
65.Is clearly #1 : DOMINATES
1.Dean of the Truman cabinet : ACHESON
2."That would be bad!" : IHOPENOT
3.Legal tender? : RETAINER
4.Chewable Mideast stimulant : QAT
5.Hexagon on a map : UTAH
6.13th-century empire founder : OSMAN
7.Muse of comedy : THALIA
8.Smoked delicacy : EEL
9.Slip through the cracks : SEEP
10.Elvis Costello's debut album : MYAIMISTRUE
11.Tacky yellow thing : POSTIT
12.Kazakhstan's capital : ASTANA
13.Not much, colorwise : ATINGE
15.Great swells : TSUNAMIS
22.Showing severe erosion, maybe : RAVINED
24.Coin featuring a hammer and sickle : SOVIETRUBLE
26.What may follow "NO" : PQR
29.Lead pilot's support : WINGMAN
31.A.F.L.-C.I.O. affiliate : UAW
33.First African-American golfer to play in the Masters : LEEELDER
36.Retired boomer : SST
38.Like some old gaming consoles : EIGHTBIT
39.Not reduced or enlarged : REALSIZE
41."Better Off ___" (former ABC sitcom) : TED
43.Politico Michael and others : STEELES
44.Decorated pilot : WARACE
45.Ovid opus : AMORES
46.Wrecks : TOTALS
47.1990s party name : REFORM
51.Sound of silence? : LONGI
54.Reduced drastically : AXED
56.Cyclops, e.g., in comic books : XMAN
60.Unhelpful noughts-and-crosses line : XOO
61.___ mission : ONA

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