XW Info

Friday, December 21, 2012
by Zoe Wheeler
Fri 12/21/2012
SCIESTOPSTAFT
GOCOMMANDOODRA
THEBOOKOFMORMON
SOPSKENERRING
SACREEATSINTO
ATLEASTLIED
DIANESALMAMRS
INCESKYPESAIL
AGEACTERNANCE
SROSOERSTED
THEWORKSVCHIP
RESALEILEICAL
APPLEPIEALAMODE
STYEANGRYBIRDS
HOSSDOESNTEYE
© 2012, The New York Times
1.The 500s, in the Dewey Decimal Classification: Abbr. : SCI
4.Bars : ESTOPS
10.Secretary of war under Theodore Roosevelt : TAFT
14.Not be underdressed? : GOCOMMANDO
16.Polish border river : ODRA
17.Winner of nine 2011 Tonys : THEBOOKOFMORMON
19.Payoffs : SOPS
20.Figure in a celebrated 2004 breakup : KEN
21.Off : ERRING
22.Stravinsky's "Le ___ du Printemps" : SACRE
24.Corrodes : EATSINTO
26.Minimally : ATLEAST
28.Specialized in fiction, say : LIED
29.Title girl in a John Cougar #1 hit : DIANE
30.Female Arabic name meaning "peace" : SALMA
32."___ Fitz," old comic strip started by Mort Walker : MRS
35.Director Thomas H. ___ of the silent era : INCE
36.Ring with a face attached? : SKYPE
37.Crossjack, e.g. : SAIL
38.___-specific : AGE
39.One-___ : ACTER
40."Twin Peaks" actor Jack : NANCE
41.Some hotels, for short : SROS
42.Hans Christian ___, pioneer of electromagnetism : OERSTED
44.Everything : THEWORKS
48.Program blocker : VCHIP
49.Antique dealer's transaction : RESALE
50.Guadeloupe, par exemple : ILE
52.Suffix with method : ICAL
54.American diner favorite : APPLEPIEALAMODE
57.61-Across affliction : STYE
58.Fad of 2010-11 : ANGRYBIRDS
59."Bonanza" brother : HOSS
60."Who ___?" : DOESNT
61.See 57-Across : EYE
1.Some officers: Abbr. : SGTS
2.Working like Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, say : COHOSTING
3.F. Scott Fitzgerald short story, with "The" : ICEPALACE
4.Music genre : EMO
5.Beats decisively, in slang : SMOKES
6.Bit of filming : TAKE
7.Two-___ : ONONE
8.Certain e-mail attachment : PDF
9."Whenever" : SOMETIME
10.R-rated or higher, say : TORRID
11.Frequenter of Web forums: Abbr. : ADMIN
12.False personality : FRONT
13."Romance de Barrio," e.g. : TANGO
15.X-rated : OBSCENE
18.By land ___ : ORSEA
23.Singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
25.Gridiron star : ALLPRO
26.1998 hit that begins "___, I do believe I failed you" : ADIA
27."You shouldn't have done that" : TSKTSK
31.Word often uttered with a salute : AYE
32.Legendary creature similar to the Sphinx : MANTICORE
33.Certain irrigated cropland : RICEPADDY
34.Go downhill fast? : SLED
36.Bridge need : SCOREPAD
37.Fresh fish dish : SASHIMI
39.Play ___ in : AROLE
40.Atomic energy org. : NRC
41.Marshy tracts : SWALES
43.Crabtree & ___, retailer of body products : EVELYN
44.Lay waste to : TRASH
45.Up on : HEPTO
46.Annual athletes' awards : ESPYS
47.Long bout : SIEGE
51."___ and the Real Girl" (2007 Ryan Gosling film) : LARS
53.___-majesté : LESE
55.Sea goddess who saved Odysseus : INO
56.U.S. dance grp. : ABT

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