XW Info

Saturday, December 1, 2012
by Joon Pahk
Sat 12/1/2012
PIPEDREAMARBOL
ANASTASIAPIANO
CURSEWORDPONES
TITANELULGST
STAYWADISPAPA
YINBEFALLS
AMARETTIRECOAT
SOMETHINGFIERCE
INAPIEGOESDEEP
FORESAWNET
TTYLSIZESPAST
ORLMEDEDEWAR
SELMAOBAMACARE
AMITYWRITLARGE
YESNOSAMMENDES
© 2012, The New York Times
1.What many a character in "The Iceman Cometh" expresses : PIPEDREAM
10.Part of a Spanish forest : ARBOL
15.1997 voice role for Meg Ryan : ANASTASIA
16.It's in front of a benched player : PIANO
17.It may be replaced by a dash : CURSEWORD
18.Corny fare? : PONES
19.Second-largest moon in the solar system : TITAN
20.Month before Tishri : ELUL
22.Astronomer's calculation: Abbr. : GST
23.Lab directive? : STAY
24.Desert gullies : WADIS
26.Letter after Oscar : PAPA
27.The dark side : YIN
28.Happens to : BEFALLS
30.Italian almond cookies : AMARETTI
35.Put more layers on : RECOAT
36.Tremendously : SOMETHINGFIERCE
38.Where blackbirds may be baked? : INAPIE
39.Poses a bomb threat? : GOESDEEP
40.Emulated Tiresias : FORESAW
42.Realize : NET
43.Texter's "bye now" : TTYL
44.All ___ (store sign) : SIZES
46."Every saint has a ___": Oscar Wilde : PAST
50.Magic, on scoreboards : ORL
51.Subject of King Deioces : MEDE
52.Eponymous container : DEWAR
53.National Voting Rights Museum locale : SELMA
55.Virginia v. Sebelius subject, in headlines : OBAMACARE
58.Accord : AMITY
59.Prominently demonstrated : WRITLARGE
60.Binary, in a way : YESNO
61.1999 Best Director winner : SAMMENDES
1.Accords : PACTS
2.Certain harpooner : INUIT
3.First section : PARTA
4.Locke work : ESSAY
5.Decahedron-shaped die, to a gamer : DTEN
6.Still green, or still red : RAW
7.That, in Toledo : ESO
8.Ran : AIRED
9.Fill-in-the-blank story : MADLIB
10.Washer, e.g.: Abbr. : APPL
11.2014 World Cup locale, for short : RIO
12.India's so-called "Garden City" : BANGALORE
13.It's beside the point : ONESPLACE
14.Got older and slower : LOSTASTEP
21.Paywall charges : USERFEES
24.Effortlessly : WITHEASE
25.Like con men? : ANTI
26.Betrayed anxiety, say : PACED
27.Beasts of the East : YETIS
29."1234" singer, 2007 : FEIST
30.Seemingly expressing : ASIFTOSAY
31.Egg-laying mammal : MONOTREME
32.Belladonna lily : AMARYLLIS
33.What like charges do : REPEL
34.Dutch financial giant : ING
37.No longer to be found : GONE
41.___ walk (old house feature) : WIDOWS
45."I finally got around to reading the dictionary. Turns out the ___ did it": Steven Wright : ZEBRA
46.Tough nut to crack : PECAN
47.Court determination : AWARD
48.Certain noncom : SARGE
49.They may be clear-cut : TREES
51.Bread spread : MAYO
52.Lowland : DALE
54.High point: Abbr. : MTN
56.Direct : AIM
57."Hill Street Blues" production co. : MTM

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