XW Info

Friday, December 28, 2012
by Ashton Anderson
Fri 12/28/2012
JUSTSAYINASSET
ENCHILADAKOALA
JERUSALEMCLUCK
UVAIDESACHE
NEWWAVEDEGREES
ENLACEARMEPAT
NOTGOINGAPE
SPIELFOPXENON
CANDYBARPET
HRHTADAGRATIS
NAIVETEFASTONE
ANDIHATEOCT
POISEWHATASHOT
PINTOAERODROME
SAGANYESMASTER
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Opinion add-on : JUSTSAYIN
10.It can go from liquid to frozen : ASSET
15.Taqueria treat : ENCHILADA
16.Critter with humanlike fingerprints : KOALA
17.Natalie Portman's birthplace : JERUSALEM
18.It gets a chick's attention : CLUCK
19.Where R.F.K. and his brother Teddy went to law school : UVA
20.10/15, e.g. : IDES
22.Really long : ACHE
23.Trendsetting : NEWWAVE
27.Steps on a scale : DEGREES
29.Intertangle : ENLACE
30.Sabre ou pistolet : ARME
31.Square for a roll : PAT
32.With 46-Down, a bit below so-so : NOT
33.Flipping out : GOINGAPE
35.Opening pitch : SPIEL
38.Many an ascot wearer : FOP
39.It's a gas : XENON
40.One coming from Mars? : CANDYBAR
42.Apt rhyme for 26-Down : PET
43.Letters for a princess : HRH
44.Cry that's often sung : TADA
45.Complimentary : GRATIS
49.Unworldliness : NAIVETE
51.Flimflam : FASTONE
52."... ___ can't get up!" : ANDI
53."A failure of imagination," per Graham Greene : HATE
55.Part of 10/15: Abbr. : OCT
56.Factor in a beauty contest : POISE
58.Wowed basketball announcer's cry : WHATASHOT
62.Old car with ignition trouble? : PINTO
63.Spitfire landing locale : AERODROME
64."Pale Blue Dot" author : SAGAN
65.Snide reply to being given a chore : YESMASTER
1.Dull : JEJUNE
2.Like bars that are often near horses : UNEVEN
3.Impenetrable script : SCRAWL
4.Night to watch "The Office": Abbr. : THU
5.Family moniker : SIS
6.Like : ALA
7.Clinton, Bush or Cheney : YALIE
8.Like many perps in lineups : IDED
9.Try to impress by association : NAMEDROP
10.Dog show org. : AKC
11.Like panels on some racecars : SOLAR
12.It's handled on the range : SAUCEPAN
13.Tightwad : ELCHEAPO
14.Chills briefly : TAKESTEN
21.Pro beginner? : SEMI
24.Dropped off : WANED
25.Assistant : ACOLYTE
26.Cur curer : VET
28.Most Atari-playing kids : GENXERS
30.Ancient meeting place : AGORA
34.Intimate : GETAT
35.Brandy alternative : SCHNAPPS
36.Theme of "The Tell-Tale Heart" : PARANOIA
37.Holed up : INHIDING
38.Hard-to-block jumper, in hoops : FADEAWAY
41.Smallish room : BATH
42.Grp. interested in long drives : PGA
46.See 32-Across : TOOHOT
47.Form 1040 info : INCOME
48.Certain volleyball player : SETTER
50.Prospect : VISTA
51.Quaker makers? : FEARS
54.Quaker pronoun : THEE
57.Long time : EON
59.Twain boy : TOM
60.Listerine bottle abbr. : ADA
61.Educ. higher-ups? : SRS

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