XW Info

Monday, November 5, 2012
by Andrea Carla Michaels
Mon 11/5/2012
PITTADVILSOAR
ACHEMAINEAHME
REELARSONNEON
BLYNKENANDNOD
AMIODEEARNS
LARRYANDCURLY
AUDIORAND
WISPAWARESSTS
EXAMCACHE
DEWEYANDLOUIE
STENOOUILSD
CRACKLEANDPOP
REDOOCTALUTAH
EVERSHAMESOHO
WINETOBEYTRIO
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1.Brad of "Moneyball" : PITT
5.Ibuprofen brand : ADVIL
10.Zoom up : SOAR
14.5-Across target : ACHE
15.U.S. 1's northern terminus : MAINE
16."Alas!" : AHME
17.Fishing line holder : REEL
18.Crime started with a match : ARSON
19.Gas in commercial lights : NEON
20.Wynken's fishing buddies : BLYNKENANDNOD
23.French friend : AMI
25.Poem whose title might start "To a ..." : ODE
26.Brings in, as money : EARNS
27.Moe's slapstick pals : LARRYANDCURLY
32.Sound portion of a broadcast : AUDIO
33.Ayn who wrote "Atlas Shrugged" : RAND
34.Bit of smoke : WISP
35.In the know : AWARE
37.Concordes, e.g., for short : SSTS
41.More than a quiz : EXAM
42.Secret stash : CACHE
43.Huey's fellow nephews : DEWEYANDLOUIE
47.Dictation expert : STENO
49.Yvette's "yes" : OUI
50."Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" subject, supposedly : LSD
51.Snap's cereal mates : CRACKLEANDPOP
56.Make over completely : REDO
57.In base eight : OCTAL
58.Great Salt Lake site : UTAH
61."Well, did you ___?!" : EVER
62.Humiliate : SHAME
63.Big Apple neighborhood : SOHO
64.Burgundy or Bordeaux : WINE
65."Spider-Man" star Maguire : TOBEY
66.Threesome ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : TRIO
1.Golfer's goal : PAR
2.Freezer tray contents : ICE
3.Hitchcock thriller set in California : THEBIRDS
4.Relate, as a story : TELL
5.Actress Blake : AMANDA
6.Shade in : DARKEN
7.Tool with a rotating handle : VISE
8.Privy to : INON
9."Stormy Weather" singer Horne : LENA
10.Flip-flop, e.g. : SANDAL
11."The Gift of the Magi" writer : OHENRY
12."___ for the Misbegotten" (O'Neill play) : AMOON
13.Tears apart : RENDS
21.Toy you can do tricks with : YOYO
22.Unlikely prom king : NERD
23."There oughta be ___" : ALAW
24.Island next to Molokai : MAUI
28.Embarrassing sound when one bends over : RIP
29."Law & Order," e.g. : DRAMA
30.Jaguar or Impala : CAR
31.Qu├ębec article : UNE
35.Lumberjack's tool : AXE
36.Path : WAY
37.___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
38.Michelangelo or Rodin : SCULPTOR
39."Get a load of ___!" : THIS
40.Kernel : SEED
41.Jedi's furry friend : EWOK
42.Cut out, as coupons : CLIP
43.Desensitize : DEADEN
44."More! More!" : ENCORE
45.Like a generic brand : NONAME
46."Bedazzled" actor Moore : DUDLEY
47.Fastener that turns : SCREW
48.Rome's ___ Fountain : TREVI
52.Befuddled : LOST
53.Yodel's comeback : ECHO
54.Run ___ (drink on credit) : ATAB
55.Give the heave-ho : OUST
59.Hawaiian tuna : AHI
60.Yoo-___ (chocolate drink) : HOO

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