XW Info

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
by George Fitzgerald and Nancy Salomon
Wed 11/7/2012
SAABTWODAUNTS
ABBAEBANADROIT
BABYTALKBRIDES
ECOLEDEBBIE
RITEROYALFLUSH
ACELETPTA
NAVYSEALSSTUN
DOMEDSMATHONG
ONUSSKYDIVING
GESGIERAE
STEELDRUMSLANA
SIESTAADREP
MTETNATHEBLUES
RATEDRERASABLE
INSEAMRETWAYS
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Automaker with the slogan "Born from jets" : SAAB
5.Wee hour : TWO
8.Fazes : DAUNTS
14.Israel's first representative to the United Nations : ABBAEBAN
16.Far from klutzy : ADROIT
17.Nonsensical syllables, maybe : BABYTALK
18.They may be followed by trains : BRIDES
19.French place of learning : ECOLE
20.Reynolds who sang "Tammy" : DEBBIE
22.Bris or baptism : RITE
23.Unbeatable hand : ROYALFLUSH
27.Part of a 23-Across : ACE
29.Find a tenant for : LET
30.Educ. supporter : PTA
31.Elite military group : NAVYSEALS
35.Phaser setting : STUN
36.Like the Capitol : DOMED
37.Wee, to Burns : SMA
38.Revealing beachwear : THONG
39.So-called "albatross" : ONUS
40.Sport for high jumpers? : SKYDIVING
42.Some appliances : GES
43.Bestow, to Burns : GIE
44.Arctic explorer John : RAE
45.Some Caribbean percussion : STEELDRUMS
49.Superboy's sweetie : LANA
53.Nap in Nogales : SIESTA
54.Madison Ave. figure : ADREP
55.Sicilian smoker : MTETNA
58.Something to sing ... or a hint to 17-, 23-, 31-, 40- and 45-Across's starts : THEBLUES
60.For mature audiences, say : RATEDR
61.Like some compact discs : ERASABLE
62.Jeans measure : INSEAM
63.On Soc. Sec., often : RET
64.Methods : WAYS
1.Something that may be rattled : SABER
2.Early adders : ABACI
3.Prior's superior : ABBOT
4.Flavorings for some stews : BAYLEAVES
5.Not yet filled: Abbr. : TBA
6.Well-hidden fellow of children's books : WALDO
7.Well-pitched : ONKEY
8.Acts the dilettante : DABBLES
9.Floating aimlessly : ADRIFT
10.Archangel of the Apocrypha : URIEL
11.Signal approval : NOD
12.Reason for a 10th inning : TIE
13.Luke, John and others: Abbr. : STS
15.Season after printemps : ETE
21.Many a love song : BALLAD
23.Object in court : RES
24.Sinclair who wrote "The Jungle" : UPTON
25.Smarted : STUNG
26.Pal around (with) : HANG
28.Charisse of "Silk Stockings" : CYD
31.Large combo : NONET
32.Tickle the funny bone : AMUSE
33.Glacial ridges : ESKERS
34.With 56-Down, "The Joy Luck Club" author : AMY
35.Statute that protects journalists' sources : SHIELDLAW
36.Follows persistently : DOGS
38.Dam agcy. : TVA
40.Pistol, for one : SIDEARM
41.Form letters? : IRS
43.Baum's good witch : GLINDA
46.Lauder of cosmetics : ESTEE
47.Out-and-out : UTTER
48.1984 Olympic slalom champ Phil : MAHRE
50.Resort isle near CuraƧao : ARUBA
51.Hockey great Cam : NEELY
52.Some recesses : APSES
54.Crunch targets : ABS
55.CAT scan alternative : MRI
56.See 34-Down : TAN
57.Sci-fi figures : ETS
59.Do lunch : EAT

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