XW Info

Monday, December 31, 2012
by Jeffrey Harris
Mon 12/31/2012
HAIRBEVELSGPS
ALOEOLIVIAROM
GINGERSNAPSAPE
IANENOSVAL
GETSSETOVERT
ASHTOASTPOINTS
GPACHIANTI
ANTSATALLAMPS
TEETIMEAAA
CHEESECURLSGIG
ROASTSAUCERS
EAREDIEURL
ERSFINGERFOODS
PSIACTONEDUNK
YETNELSONSTAY
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Barbershop floor sweepings : HAIR
5.Cuts at an angle, as a mirror : BEVELS
11.Car navigation aid, for short : GPS
14.Balm ingredient : ALOE
15."Grease" co-star Newton-John : OLIVIA
16.CD-___ : ROM
17.Crisp, spicy cookies : GINGERSNAPS
19.Orangutan, e.g. : APE
20.Scottish form of "John" : IAN
21.First son of Seth : ENOS
22.Kilmer of Hollywood : VAL
23.Prepares oneself : GETSSET
27.In the open : OVERT
29.Bit of fireplace residue : ASH
30.Triangular pieces of browned bread : TOASTPOINTS
34.Student transcript fig. : GPA
35.Hannibal Lecter's choice of wine : CHIANTI
36."Marching" insects : ANTS
38.Even the slightest bit : ATALL
39.Sound boosters : AMPS
42.Golf reservation : TEETIME
44.Towing org. : AAA
45.Orange snacks : CHEESECURLS
49.Band's booking : GIG
50.Friars Club event : ROAST
51.U.F.O. shapes, traditionally : SAUCERS
53.Prominent part of a basset hound : EAR
54.Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
58.Web address, for short : URL
59.Ambulance destinations, in brief : ERS
60.17-, 30- and 45-Across, literally and figuratively : FINGERFOODS
65.Letter before omega : PSI
66.Start of a play : ACTONE
67.Make a show-offy basket : DUNK
68."On the other hand ..." : YET
69.Nobel laureate Mandela : NELSON
70.Remain : STAY
1.Witch : HAG
2.Muhammad ___ : ALI
3.Charged particle : ION
4.TV's Philbin : REGIS
5.East Indies island famous for its 19-Acrosses : BORNEO
6.Pro golfer Ernie : ELS
7.Ivy growth : VINE
8.Welsh form of "John" : EVAN
9.Surgery that takes weight off, informally : LIPO
10.Vidal ___ (shampoo brand) : SASSOON
11.Carved idol : GRAVENIMAGE
12.Genre for Andy Warhol : POPART
13.Processes, as ore : SMELTS
18.Toward the rising sun : EAST
23.Lady ___ (pop diva) : GAGA
24.Provider of N.F.L. coverage : ESPN
25."I can't take anymore!" : THATTEARSIT
26.Strategic maneuver : TACTIC
28."La Dolce ___" : VITA
31.SeaWorld whale : SHAMU
32.Bathroom floor workers : TILERS
33.Amigo : PAL
37.Observes : SEES
38.Had a meal : ATE
40.Low poker holding : PAIR
41.Droops : SAGS
43.Gloria of Miami Sound Machine : ESTEFAN
45.Goosebump-producing : CREEPY
46.Like some voices after shouting : HOARSE
47.Fashion icon Ralph : LAUREN
48.Ride the waves on a board : SURF
52.Dirt clumps : CLODS
55.They're rolled in craps : DICE
56.Worldwide: Abbr. : INTL
57.Swelled heads : EGOS
61.Record producer Brian : ENO
62.Not at home : OUT
63.Genetic stuff : DNA
64.Where clouds are : SKY

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